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MBBS entrance re-examination on December 2

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Kathmandu :

Institute of Medicine Examination Control Division, Maharajgunj has published a new date for MBBS entrance examination.

As per the notice, the exam will be conducted on December 2. IoM, on November 19, had decided to cancel the MBBS entrance examination that was conducted on October 14.

IoM’s Examination Control Division decided to endorse Tribhuvan University Executive Committee’s directive and cancel the examination. TUEC had asked the IoM to scrap the exam. TUEC had sent a letter to the IoM on November 16 concluding that the question papers for MBBS entrance exam conducted by the IoM on October 14 had been leaked.

The committee had concluded that irregularities had taken place in the examination. The committee had then had concluded this on the basis of the TU investigation committee’s report, police report, the report submitted by the committee formed by Nepal Medical Council and legal advice.

The reports revealed that the entrance examination wasn’t conducted in a fair manner. Earlier, police had arrested more than two dozen persons, including students, for cheating and helping test takers cheat in the MBBS entrance examination.

Examinees had used wireless devices to pass on questions to racketeers, including doctors and educational consultancy operators, who helped the test takers write their papers for money.

Published: November 21, 2017, 5:15 am