Police said the TNPSC Group II examination was conducted in 77 centres in Erode district, including 44 centres here, and more than 20000 candidates took the test.
prior to the exam.
They informed invigilators after it was over that they suspected that the question paper was leaked as the hand-written questions were similar to the ones in the original question paper, police said.
Following this, Erode Revenue Divisional Officer, Sugumar and police personnel took the woman candidate to the Collectorate where Collector VK Shanmugam questioned her.
Police said the woman reportedly told the Collector that her husband, a bus conductor, had given the hand-written questions and she was not aware from where he had got it.
The man is absconding, police said.
Erode (TN): Authorities into a tizzy here on Sunday after some candidates who took the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group II exam complained that they suspected the question paper was leaked and a woman candidate is being questioned in this connection.
First Published: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 21:15