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Varsity BoE sets up two probe panels

Around 64,000 students appeared for the sixth semester TYBCom MHRM paper that leaked on April 4 an hour before the exam.

Mumbai | Published: April 11, 2014 1:54:06 am

Dipti Singh

The Mumbai university’s Board of Examination (BoE) Thursday formed two separate committees to investigate the two major blunders that occurred on April 4 during the sixth semester TYBCom Marketing & Human Resources Management (MHRM) paper. The BoE has decided to take further course of action depending on the reports of these two committee.

The first committee that include Dr T P Madhu Nair (convenor) and Dr Siddheshwar Gadade will investigate MHRM paper leak issue that allegedly occurred from K M Agarwal College at Kalyan. The committee will be supervise all the exam related facilities, e-delivery system and the technical lab at the college. Inquiries on the supervisors, chief exam conductor, technical staff will be conducted. The police inquiry has already shown that three people — two clerks and one student of Agarwal college are involved in the April 4 paper leak case. Following this the varsity too had issued a show cause notice to the college management. The committee is suppose to submit its report in a weeks time.

“Things will be clear only when the two committees will visit the colleges and speak to people involved in the case directly indirectly. We also have to hear out their side of story before we come to any conclusion. Besides we also need to collect proofs and submit it before the board,” said Dr Nair, who is also member of BoE.

Around 64,000 students appeared for the sixth semester TYBCom Marketing & Human Resources Management (MHRM) paper that leaked on April 4 an hour before the exam.

The second committee formed by Mumbai University will be probing on why two exam centres went ahead and conducted the MHRM exam with the paper that was leaked.

The university has issued a show cause notice and the committee comprising principal of S K Somaiya college at Vidyavihar Dr Vijay Joshi (Convenor) and Principal of Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala college at Ghatkopar Dr Usha Mukundan will visit the two colleges. The committee is expected to submit its report in two days.

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