Amidst roaring controversy and rumors of paper leak, Allahabad University conducted the general awareness paper for PGAT 2016 admissions for all courses on campus on 24 June 2016. The test was conducted in 80 online and 26 offline examination centres across 18 cities in the country.
What was the paper leak controversy all about?
Some student leaders alleged that the GS paper was leaked, although the authorities have denied the same. The officials of the University claimed that it was not possible because at the time of exam cell phones were prohibited in the premises. Further, they said, they have received some complaints about cheating at one of the room at a test center of the combined research entrance test (CRET). They are looking into the matter and may debar the involved room.
Unrest at Allahabad University continues
The protest by student leaders of Allahabad University, on their demand for cancelling the entrance test of PG courses and research on the campus, entered its third day, on Wednesday. The protestors performed a Buddhi-Shuddhi yagna at the union hall and prayed that wisdom prevails in the mind of AU V-C and he cancels the entrance test.
The agitated student leaders have alleged that there had been massive irregularity in conducting the entrance test of PG courses and that for level one of the combined research admission test (CRET)-2016. The student leaders, along with many of the aspirants, have raised question mark on the sanctity of entrance of these course as question paper of PGAT was leaked when the general awareness question paper went viral on WhatsApp. They have also alleged that there has been several complaints that manyso-calledd ‘influential’ students were indulged in cheating.
As of now when the VC returns on campus on June 29, he will be apprised about the entire situation and forward the demand of the student leaders.