Thiruvananthapuram: Three exams conducted by the Kerala Public Service Commission (PSC) have been cancelled after the answer sheets were destroyed in the flood that hit the state last year.
Exams for the post of Women Civil Excise Officer (Category No 501/2017), special appointment for civil excise officers under scheduled caste in Wayanad district (Category No 345/2017) and Vocational Higher Secondary Instructor (Domestic Nursing – Category No 89/2017) will be conducted again. New examination dates will be announced later.
Exams for civil excise officer and vocational instructor were conducted last year on February 24 and January 24 respectively. OMR answer sheets of women excise officer exam from the northern districts were kept at the Kozhikode office.
Flood hit the state while the answer sheets were being brought to Thiruvananthapuram in a van. The answer sheets goat soaked in water and were eaten by termites by the time they were taken for valuation.