Information regarding marks obtained in Graduate Level Selection post - PIO: Answer key and response sheet are uploaded on website after conduct of examination and are accessible to the candidates - CIC: Provide a copy of Answer Key and Response sheet
The Appellant sought information regarding marks obtained by her in Graduate Level Selection post, Computer based exam held on 16.07.2017, including inter alia, copy of her answer sheet along with response sheet.
Grounds for the Second Appeal:
The CPIO has not provided the desired information.
Relevant Facts emerging during Hearing:
The following were present:
Appellant: Present on phone
Respondent: Monika, Under Secretary & CPIO, Staff Selection Commission, Western Region, Mumbai, present on phone
Appellant stated that she wants a copy of Answer Key and her Response sheet for relevant examination conducted by SSC on 16.07.2017 at Mumbai, which has not been provided by the CPIO.
CPIO submitted that the answer key and response sheet are uploaded on website immediately after conduct of examination and are accessible to the candidates. She further submitted that nonetheless upon receipt of notice of hearing she has already got in touch with the concerned Service Provider who was responsible for conducting the averred examination for procuring the relevant documents. She further more submitted that the said Service Provider is located in Chennai in a COVID-19 containment zone.
In view of the hearing proceedings, Commission directs the CPIO to provide a copy of Answer Key and Response sheet as sought in the RTI Application to the Appellant within 30 days from the date of receipt of this order, when CPIO resumes routine office after the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted. A compliance report this effect be duly sent to the Commission by the CPIO.
The appeal is disposed of accordingly
Citation: Supriya Nipane v. Staff Selection Commission I File No: CIC/SSCOM/A/2018/627309, Date of Decision: 13/05/2020