SSC EXAMS: What is the Attestation Form (PVR) for?
What is the Attestation Form (PVR) for?
The Attestation Form is meant for the Police Verification Report (PVR) only. It is sent to the respective police headquarter by the user department on being one’s selection. The purpose of the Police Verification Report (PVR) is verification of the character and antecedents of the candidates before formal appointment orders to a post are issued. Mainly it’s for checking the criminal record of the candidate and the character.
This PVR is generally carried out by seeking details of the candidates through the police stations related to the addresses which are mentioned in the attestation form of the candidates. Such requests are sent through the State Governments to the local police authorities who ascertain the antecedents of candidates and give the verification report through the same channel. After receiving the Police Verification Report (PVR), the competent authority formally issues the appointment orders.
In the Attestation Form, the recommended candidate has to fill all those addresses where he/she lived for more than one year, in the past five years. The appointing authority has to obtain verification of antecedents from all those respective addresses.