At OnlineRTI, we hear RTI success stories everyday. Although it’s been 11 years since the Act was first passed, a major portion of Indians remain unaware of the power of this right. RTI act has helped a lot of sections of the society in extremely meaningful ways. One of the sections that has benefited a lot from RTI is students.
Central and State government conduct many exams to fill various government posts. For this every years, lakhs of aspirants fill up forms and appear for clerical, railway, teaching jobs among many. While these exams allow aspirants to get a shot at getting a government job with a decent salary and perks, there is also lack of transparency in the way exams are conducted.
Students face issues from making duplicate payments to being the victim of incorrect checking of their papers.
Our Supreme Court has said that answersheet copy or OMR copy of candidates is public information and should be provided under RTI
After this, many bodies send the answersheet copy as requested by applicants. Candidates benefit from seeing exactly how they did and report any discrepancy in checking of their papers.
Bhavna an aspirant for Punjab Superior Judicial Services Examination filed RTI with OnlineRTI to see her marks. As she wished to apply again, she wanted to see her performance and correct her weaknesses.
Within 15 days of applying, she received the answersheet copy directly to her home in Chandigarh.
Armed with her answersheet copy along with answer key, she tallied her marks and noted down her weaknesses. We wish her all the best for her next attempt.
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