CTAN calls off proposed agitation

Kohima, August 11 (MExN): The Combined Technical Association of Nagaland (CTAN) has called off its proposed agitation following the order from the Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) nullifying the CTSE Electrical Engineering Exam (Diploma and Degree) and issuing order for further notification of re-examination. The association appreciated the decision taken by the NPSC for the welfare of the aspirants in Nagaland. The NPSC had informed in its notification on August 10 that the examinations held on May 31, 2023 and June 1, 2023 for the Electrical Engineering (Degree & Diploma) CTSE (Engineering Services) 2023 stands cancelled. It had said that the date for re-examination would be notified at a later date.

ASU says aspirants have gone through trauma
The Angami Students' Union (ASU) meanwhile said that the discrepancies in the question papers which led to the cancellation of the exams has “caused severe mental and physical trauma to the aspirants”.

“The yearlong preparation of the aspirants which are earnest in nature should never be humiliated by such contentious examinations which only invites for re-examination, thereby rendering the aspirants with mental and physical trauma, which can never be compensated in any form,” a letter by the ASU to the NPSC Secretary stated. 

The ASU appealed to the NPSC to be cautious in conducting the examinations and avoid such situations that endangers the fate of the aspirants.  “The union shall remain vigilant to safeguard the interest of its fraternity and shall not tolerate further similar cases at any cost or explanation,” it added.