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MBA students get incorrect questions

Questions totalling to 15 marks had been printed incorrectly in the finance paper of MBA students of the University of Pune,the exams of which were conducted on Thursday.

Written by Express News Service | Published: April 28, 2012 12:58:32 am

Questions totalling to 15 marks had been printed incorrectly in the finance paper of MBA students (first year) of the University of Pune (UoP),the exams of which were conducted on Thursday. Close to 15,000 students sat for the exam. Officials from the exam department said a committee will be formed to look into the matter.

The question,that according to the students was wrongly printed,was compulsory. CM Chitale,HoD,MBA (PUMBA) said,“The questions were not wrong. It just been drafted differently. Students could have got an answer by simply approaching it differently. The data was provided should technically have been in the descending order.”

However,he also said that a committee would be formed soon to look into the matter.

“Normally,we wait for a written complaint from the students to look into such complaints. We did not receive any such complaint as yet. However,taking the interest of students into account,we will form a committee and take the necessary steps to rectify the mistake. Necessary arrangements will be made and students need not worry,” he said.

Lenksysteme launches steering system

ZF Lenksysteme inaugurating its first fully-owned manufacturing facility for steering systems in India on Friday. The plant,situated at Phulgaon near Pune will help ZF Lenksysteme to step up its India presence.

Spread over an area of 10,000 sqm,the plant has the initial production capacity of 70,000 commercial vehicles steering systems and approximately 4 lakh passenger car steerings which can be further ramped up,based on market requirements. The future work force is about 100 employees at full capacity. Michael Hankel,chief executive officer,ZF Lenksysteme,said,“We chose Pune as it is the centre of India’s auto hub. It is the home to other leading auto manufacturers such as Tata Motors,Daimler Chrysler,General Motors,Force Motors”.

ZF Lenksysteme is a pioneer in steering systems globally. The company has been a trendsetter in the field of steering systems for passenger cars as well as commercial vehicles. Ronaldo Alves,chief executive officer,ZF Lenksysteme India private ltd said,“We have already established our presence in the Indian Automobile industry through our world-class products and constant endeavour for innovation. This facility will help us strengthen our product portfolio. Our target is to achieve 80 per cent ocalization in the coming years. The company plans to produce its widely acclaimed products like Hydraulic Steering systems for commercial vehicles as well as Electrical Power Steering systems for passenger cars at the plant.”

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