Ten students in Agra were caught cheating during the MBBS final examination on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. The students were cheating using micro-sized Bluetooth earphones. They were caught by a special squad at the Khandari Campus of Dr BR Ambedkar University, Agra.
The ten students of FH Medical College were wearing Bluetooth communicators around their necks as ‘Tabeez’ (talisman. They answers were provided by their associates who were sitting outside the examination hall.
A member of the special squad saw one of the students mumbling in a soft voice. Upon suspicion, he did a full body search and found the device on the student. Similar devices were found on nine other students. The centre chief has filed a complaint against these ten students in the New Agra Police Station.
A total of 90 students were giving the paper of Opthalmology in the university in the 8 am-11 am shift. The hi-tech devices used by the students had a SIM card installed in them and were working as two-way telecommunication devices.
Chief Proctor of the University, Dr Manoj Srivastava said that an FIR has been filed against these students in the New Agra Police Station. SSP Bablu Kumar has been requested to take action against these students as well as trace the racket behind them. Srivastava added that the university will also be taking action against these students.
Social activist Deep Sharma said that if these cheaters had not been caught, they would have passed the examination with flying colours even though they did not deserve to pass. Strict police action against such students and their promotors was necessary, he added.
The MBBS students caught cheating have been identified as Rahul Yadav, Nadeem Ali, Mohit Saini, Naved Hasan, Deepak Singh, Kunal Sharma, Rahul Babu, Amit Yadav, Mohit Yadav, and Honey Jaswani.
Source: India Today
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