In a peculiar rule, the Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) has stated that the aspirants of Group II, especially ladies, will not be allowed into the exam centres, if they apply henna (Lawsonia inermis) to their hands. “No candidate with Gorintaku in their hands or legs will be allowed” it declared.
The Commission has also stated that “aspirants who wear ornaments, or shoes or carry cellphones, blue-tooth, purses, bags will not be allowed to write the exams which will be held on November 11, 13”. Even they enter with empty papers, or notes, they will be turned back, it warned.
The Commission made it mandatory the bio-metric, IRIS and photo identity system. Every candidate must carry his original hall-ticket, passport or PAN card, Aadhar or Voter identity or driving licence with them to the hall, it said.
If candidates resort to foul means, cases will be booked and such people will lose chance of appearing for APPSC exams in future. They will be barred to write service commission exams of other states and their names will be put in ‘rejected list’ forever.