Results of 30 IIT Kanpur students suspended after reports of cheating

IIT-Kanpur has suspended the result of 30 students after a probe revealed that some students indulged in cheating during the IIT-JEE examination at a centre in Bhatinda which was held on April 10. The Gyani Jail Singh Engineering College in Bhatinda has been black-listed and three teachers, including the Centre in-charge, have been debarred from participating in any administrative work of IIT.

The decision was taken on the basis of the report submitted by a team of IIT Roorkee, which was constituted to investigate into the reports of cheating in entrance examinations in the above said centre in Bhatinda. The report also said that the students were also given additional time to solve the paper. The IIT management has also constituted a three-member committee to probe into the matter in detail. The commission has been asked to submit its report by 5 June

Results of all other candidates, however, will arrive on the scheduled date of May 25. Over 4 lakh candidates at 1051 centres across the country emerged for the JEE conducted for admissions into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT). IIT Kanpur was the nodal agency to conduct the examinations for 2011.

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