Junior posts should not have interview: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged state governments to avoid interviews for junior level posts and make such selections on the basis of merit through transparent, online processes.

In his Independence Day speech, the prime minister said that a reason for corruption was the need for “approach” felt by people while applying for jobs.

He said sometimes a candidate is high on merit list for a job but is rejected in the interview.

“We should end this…Interview can be held for jobs where personality or appearance is important,” Modi said.