BENGALURU (Metro Rail News): The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) on Friday announced that it was cancelling recruitment to 174 posts for which exams had been conducted, and the marks list published nearly 18 months ago. In all, 39,330 aspirants had applied for these posts, and a section of them is now planning to take BMRCL to court over the issue. The posts advertised were that of 21 Junior Engineers, 19 Section Engineers and 134 maintainers.
On Friday morning, a note was posted on the BMRCL website under its Career section: “Due to administrative reasons, the recruitment to the above said posts in BMRCL stands cancelled. Examination fees paid by those applicants who have appeared for the qualification examination will be refunded.” The desire to bag a government job had made a huge number of aspirants respond to the job notification on January 2, 2019.
The marks list for three exams conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority.was made public on its website on May 31, 2019. There was no news after that, and aspirants had been repeatedly interacting with BMRCL officials and others to know when they would be recruited.