Maximum applicants from Gwalior
Chronicle Reporter, Gwalior
Lakhs of youth – the likes of school, college, engineering and MBA graduates – applied for the jobs of sweeper, watchman, driver, peon, etc in the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
The salary for these jobs is about Rs 12,000 per month. The MP High Court had released an advertisement in the zilla court for appointment in Grade 4 jobs. The deadline to apply was December 31, 2017. For 738 posts, more than 2 lakh youth applied.
The maximum number of forms were filled in Gwalior – for mere 16 posts, 70,000 youth applied. Twelve panels had to be made for taking interviews that will go on till February 18.
Just by collecting application fees for forms filed in Gwalior, the state exchequer pocketed Rs 1.2 crore. In Morena district, 5,300 youth applied for 22 posts in four jobs. The number of people who came to give interviews was so large that the police has to resort to lathi charge to control the crowd.
Though school, college, MBA, engineering graduates have also applied, only the ones who have studied till standard 8 have been shortlisted because the eligibility criteria was such.