Irregularities in medical entrance test: CID files case

Irregularities in medical entrance test: CID files case - Sakshi Post

The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Andhra Pradesh Police on Tuesday booked a case in connection with alleged irregularities in the Post-Graduate Medical Entrance Test conducted by the Vijayawada-based Dr NTR University of Health Sciences.

The CID has registered a case on charge of cheating and under other relevant sections of IPC and AP Prevention of Malpractices and Unfair Means Act, and has begun its probe, Director General of Police B Prasada Rao said.

The investigation is going on, he said. The state government had yesterday ordered a CID inquiry into the alleged irregularities in PG Medical Entrance Exam, after a one-man committee, headed by State Council of Higher Education Chairman, L Venugopal Reddy, constituted to look into the issue submitted its report to Governor E S L Narasimhan.

 A team of CID visited the university and questioned some officials and enquired whether they had any role in the allegations being levelled by aspirants. Around 15,000 students took the examinations held on March 2 for the 2,240-odd seats.

However, hundreds of students had complained that some candidates had secured top ranks though they had failed in some subjects in graduation, besides some others performed poorly in PG entrance exams in other states.

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