Ministry of Education warns students against fake websites
Education the department warned students against fake websites claiming to offer government jobs and kept their names similar to government plans. The Ministry of Education shared an official statement and mentioned the fake website links.
“It was brought to the attention of the Ministry of Education that in order to trick innocent candidates, several websites have been created with names similar to the schemes (like www.sarvashiksha.online, https://samagra.shikshaabhiyan.co.in, https://shikshaabhiyan.org.in ) of this department,” the department wrote.
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The Ministry of Education has shared the official statement warning students about these bogus websites that use similar layout, content and presentation as legitimate websites. Applicants should always cross-check the job updates on the official website of the relevant ministry or departments.
Press Information OfficePIB shared the Ministry of Education notification on Twitter and wrote, “Clarification regarding Fake Websites! It has been brought to the attention of EduMinOfIndia that in order to trick innocent applicants, several websites have been created with a name similar to the stratagems of this department.”
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The ministry further instructed students to beware of such websites and if any call or email regarding government jobs is received, applicants should check their credibility. To ensure credibility, applicants may visit the relevant department’s official website/personal inquiry/phone call/email before responding to any other inquiries.
Dupe government website regulators can change money as application fee or processing fee and students can be deceived. “Anyone applying on these websites will do so at their own risk and expense and will be responsible for any consequences arising therefrom,” the ministry said.