Hyderabad, May 31 -- In the light of prima facie evidence, the Telangana State Public Service Commission has debarred 37 candidates in connection with the question paper leakage.

The candidates, which include P Praveen Kumar, Atla Shekhar Reddy and Renuka Rathod, will be banned from taking any recruitment exams conducted by the TSPSC until further notice.

In a notice sent to the debarred candidates, the board has given a two-day ultimatum if they have any objection regarding the decision.

On 30 May, the SIT was assigned to a probe involving the use of ChatGPT and Bluetooth earphones to cheat in the TSPSC exams.

The investigation revealed that Poola Ramesh, a divisional engineer at Telangana State Northern Power Distribution Company Li...