November 28, 2022

A grievance was filed by the College after Optical Mark Reader (OMR) reply sheets of as many as 804 college students have been discovered to be tampered with.

Almost 400 members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidya Parishad’s (ABVP), the BJP’s youth wing, staged a protest outdoors the Bangalore College on Friday, searching for a probe into the examination ‘analysis rip-off’ that was unearthed by the College. On January 5, the varsity had registered a grievance in opposition to a personal agency after discovering out that it had allegedly tampered with Optical Mark Reader (OMR) reply sheets of as many as 804 college students whereas scanning them.

“The worker on the non-public agency named Charan Babu in a letter to the corporate has admitted that he has below the stress of sure influencers from the college indulged in malpractice, but the college will not be taking any motion aside from submitting an FIR,” Harsha Narayan, a member of ABVP, advised TNM. 

Registrar (Administration) Ok Jyothi, in line with Deccan Herald, demanded an inquiry in opposition to the non-public agency, which has been given the tender since 2018 to scan the scripts and add the marks of Below-Graduate and Publish-Graduate programs. She had additionally stated that the college will conduct an inside inquiry as nicely.

Nonetheless, the ABVP has stated that when a query paper was leaked in 2018, the college had been inactive then as nicely. Harsha Narayan additional alleged that the varsity, like in 2018, will merely register a grievance with the police and never punish the culprits. “We demand that the college take motion in opposition to the culprits sooner. They need to arrange a committee and probe the matter,” he added.

The ABVP has stated that the College’s Vice Chancellor, Venugopala, has accepted the ABVP’s enchantment and has assured that stringent authorized motion can be taken instantly.

The College syndicate, the very best decision-making physique on the varsity, met on Tuesday, January 6 and determined to withdraw outcomes of the scholars concerned within the rip-off. In addition they determined to method the Legal Investigation Division and hand the case over to them.

ABVP’s Harsha Narayan additionally alleged that there was a land rip-off on the college campus as nicely. “A non-public entity took over part of college land. Of the 1,000-acre land, they’ve taken over 227 acres of land,” Narayan claimed, additional including that they’ve demanded the state authorities’s intervention into the matter. 

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