BOPEE Cancels Admission of 12 Students

SRINAGAR: Following a strong reproof from the High Court over its ‘snail pace’, progress, the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) has cancelled admissions of 12 students who according to Crime Branch had purchased Common Entrance Test (CET) question papers in 2012.

The BOPEE filed its status report before the High Court here on Monday in which it said that 12 students who had fraudulently secured admissions in Government Medical College here have been cancelled after completing the prerequisite legal formalities.

In its status report, the BOPEE however has maintained silence about the list of nine students that it received from the government for cancellation of admissions two days ago.

Pertinently, six students out of 12 are in central jail and three in juvenile home. The three students including two girls are yet to be arrested. Besides, Mushtaq Pir, former BOPEE chairman some brokers are already facing trial in a subordinate court here.

Unearthing of the CET—2012 paper leak scam had evoked huge uproar in the state with students of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar staged protest demonstration inside the college campus against the BOPEE. 

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