Delhi government to install cell phone jammers in exam centers

It is common for jammers to be installed at investigation sites.

The AAP government has decided to install signal jammer to prevent high tech electronic equipment from being cheated on exams that are held for government agencies in Delhi. Stop being cheated during exams. The increased use of electronic devices in written tests has made the city government concerned about the possibility of incompetent candidates joining the government. “After the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) successfully used the jammers in an auditor test a few months ago, they decided to use the device in their critical tests,” a government official told IANS.

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The DSSSB was founded in 1996 and conducts written tests and interviews for middle and lower positions in the state government and in city authorities. A cell phone jammer is an instrument that prevents cell phones from receiving signals from base stations. When used, the jammer effectively disables cell phones. It transmits on the same radio frequencies as the mobile phone and interrupts communication between the phone and the base station of the mobile phone in the tower. “Nowadays students are using technology to pass exams which is the other side of technology. They remember ‘Munna Bhai MBBS’, don’t they,” added the official, referring to the Bollywood film in which the protagonist is featured – a local crook – is shown undergoing a medical examination with the help of a small earphone. “Applications were invited by various phone jammers service providers,” said one official.

According to the tender, the agency must ensure that a sufficient number of jammers are deployed and installed to block cellphone and blue tooth services in the exam center. Another requirement is that jammers, with or without a power supply, work without technical interference for the entire duration of the tests. There are various gadgets available in the market that can be customized for salwar kameez sets, sports bras, jackets, shirts, and regular buttons. In May, the Supreme Court ordered the center to install telephone jammers in exam centers to prevent paper leaks and other abuses. The guideline was created after an alleged fraud in the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT). Many aspirants had SIM cards sewn to their shirts and had bluetooth devices. Over 350 calls were made to the various exam centers.

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