New Delhi: The question paper of an all-India examination for the post of assistant administrative officer of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) were leaked ahead of the exam here on Sunday, police said.

The incident came to light after Delhi Police's crime branch got hold of the copies of the question paper from some persons much ahead of the scheduled time of the exam.

"The question papers have been leaked. We got some copies of the question papers for the exam and when we tallied these copies with the original question paper, they were found to be the same," Ashok Chand, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime), said.

At least one person was detained in connection with the incident.

Meanwhile, there was no immediate reaction from LIC.