Advertisement

HindustanTimes Mon,29 Dec 2014

Students protest against UGC NET irregularities

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times   New Delhi, October 31, 2013
First Published: 13:07 IST(31/10/2013) | Last Updated: 13:10 IST(31/10/2013)

Students from Delhi University, Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru University gathered in protest outside the UGC office, demanding quick action against their disqualification.

Advertisement

While the UGC officials stated that they would be examining the OMR sheets manually, students demanded swifter action to fix the glitch.

Nearly 25,000 complaints had been received by UGC after students were "Disqualified due to use of unfair means," after the results for the
UGC NET examination were announced on October 22.

"Nobody knows how much time manual checking will take. They are trying to pass the buck on us. We were asked to change the centre code, after we had already filled it in.

The invigilators asked us to use whitener or scratch out the code we had already written. Due to the UGC's fault now, thousands of post graduate students are having to suffer," said Saurabh Kumar, who had taken the exam.


Advertisement
more from New Delhi

Delhi: 2 die on city’s coldest day, rain to ring in new year

Two people died in Delhi on the coldest day of the season so far on Sunday as dense fog affected over 100 flights and 150 trains, with the mercury plunging to a bone-chilling 2.6 degree Celsius, five below normal.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved