AHMEDABAD: 16 Jul 2015
Gujarat University is worried because the agency, Shree Computers, has failed to provide the answer sheets of four students whom the university suspects to be involved in tampering with the final results. The university suspects the four students to have played a role in inflating marks obtained in their final exams.
GU officials said that the university had asked for 28 answer sheets of these four students but the agency, Shree Computers, had been delaying the matter. It has informed the GU authorities that the answer sheets are not traceable and that they will find the same and return it to the university.
University officials said that after assessment of answer sheets, they are sent to the agency for entering the marks. However, the answer sheets have to be returned to GU after the entire examination and evaluation process are over.
In this case, the agency has claimed that they cannot trace the answer sheets of the four students. Once they are traced, they would be returned to the university, the agency has said.
The entire scam came to light when a girl, topping the university for five semesters, found that she was ranked 11th in the BCom final exam. She was shocked to find that the toppers who had got gold medals had not been such great performers during their preliminary exams. After she lodged a complaint with GU authorities, the subsequent probe blew the lid off the scam.
On Wednesday, the girl came to meet the vice-chancellor and informed him that she had even drawn the attention of the controller of examination to a possible scam but the examination controller had not paid attention to her complaint.
Further, she has sought all her answer sheet under the Right to Information Act. On Wednesday, she told the VC that her answer sheets had not been evaluated properly. She said that in a question of 10 marks, she was given five and also there were errors in totalling.
Vice-chancellor M N Patel assured the girl that if there is an error in the total, it will be rectified but the entire answer sheet cannot be re-evaluated.