MPPEB offer: Provide info about exam cheats, bag Rs 1 lakh cash

  • HT Correspondent, Bhopal/Gwalior
  • Updated: Dec 05, 2015 19:40 IST
Vyapam scam hit the credibility of PEB and to improve its image, it is using different methods. (HT file)

To crub cheating in recruitment process, Professional Examination Board (PEB), Bhopal has announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh to those providing information on any malpractices, irregularities or impersonation to clear the examination.

PEB is conducting online recruitment tests of jail sentry.

It is also conducting other direct recruitment test to clear the backlog of vacancies.

The Vyapam scam had hit the credibility of PEB and to salvage the situation, the board is using different methods.

PEB has already been using highly secure method to stop irregularities. It has adopted ‘hashcode’ technique, biometric details including finger print and thumb impression of all candidates appearing for various examinations.

Videography will also be done in all the examination centres so that at the time of any complaint or doubt, PEB can easily check the activities of the respective candidate.

In a meeting held on Friday, joint commissioner, development ML Tyagi said that five officers will be deployed at each centre to conduct the exam successfully. “In case of any irregularities these officers will take tough action against candidates.

Administrative and examination observers and observers of the firm which organises the online exam will be present at the centres,” he added.

The candidates will not be allowed to appear in the examination without identity card. During the exam, candidates wouldn’t be allowed to go outside the class.

Vyapam scam hit the credibility of PEB and to improve its image, it is using different methods. ht file

Gwalior medical students get no relief from CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the Vyapam case, on Friday refused to give any relief to students whose name allegedly figured in police record or PMT related scam.

Students,including Laxmi Dhakad, Pranav Sen and Ashish Kumar Singh, who have already cleared MBBS in 2014-15 and aspire to pursue PG (postgraduate) course, sought CBI consent through the high court bench at Gwalior.

Their names figured in criminal case no 449/13 and registered at Jhansi Road police station. The move to obtain CBI consent letter comes following pre-requisite by the Gajra Raja Medical College administration to allow them to pursue PG course.

Additional advocate general Vivek Khedkar said, “We have informed the court that consent letter by CBI cannot be given due to the ongoing investigation. Further the CBI does not approve or give consent letter which can be construed as clean-chit till the case reaches its logical end.”

Earlier SIT had booked 272 persons including above three as accused in the case. But ironically these three students were allowed to pursue studies and complete MBBS despite their names figuring in the case. They were given clean-chit of sorts and never prosecuted or deposed in court with challan, said Khedkar.

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