LU notice to 34 ex-MBA students

Lucknow University has shot off a letter to as many as 34 of its former MBA students,alleged to have used fake marksheets for admission,to resubmit their documents for verification or face cancellation of their degrees

Written by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published:September 11, 2013 4:10 am

Lucknow University has shot off a letter to as many as 34 of its former MBA students,alleged to have used fake marksheets for admission,to resubmit their documents for verification or face cancellation of their degrees.

The matter pertains to 2007 admissions to MBA (Petroleum) and MBA (Agribusiness) at LU,when 34 students allegedly got admission using fake marksheets.

“After his ward could not make it to the course,father of one candidate alleged that some students had got admission using fake documents,” LU registrar Capt Amitabh Prakash said.

However,the university delayed action and in 2009,the 34 students completed the course and were awarded their degrees.

“In 2011,the governor office directed LU to inquire into the allegations. However,as copies of the documents could not be located,the university directed the candidates to send their documents for verification,” a university official said.

Since then,LU has sent three letters to these students,dated February 28,2012,November 17,2012 and May 30,2013. “The letters till now asked them to get their documents verified. It is now the university has warned them that their degrees will stand cancelled,” said the registrar. He informed they have been given time till September 16.

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