On may 26, the Supreme Court denied the proposal of conducting, the 2015-16 All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) examination, again due to the vast scale anomalies like leakage of answer keys. It directed the Haryana police to accelerate its investigation in finding out the beneficiaries. As a result of earlier expedites Haryana police found out the linchpin of the racket Roop Singh Dangi, which was not in the hand of the court yet. The police has started taking immediate actions following Supreme court’s orders for CBI investigation, meanwhile all the proceedings for the exam are being carried out timely by CBSE.
A vacation bench of Justices A.K Sikri and U. U Lalit declared that since the investigation is under progress, it can’t permit the re conduction of exam again. The vacation bench said “We are sitting with an open mind. We will decide it, so far as conducting re-examination is concerned, it is the last resort only,”. They said that if the exam will be re conducted than it will be chaotic and its better that the beneficiaries got caught, so that justification can be made for six lakh students.
General Maninder Singh the Additional Solicitor said that the investigation is a long term process and the bench should keep in mind the future of those six lakh students.
Jayant Bhushan Senior advocate suggested that police should also turn the phase of investigation towards electronic media with Bluetooth and whatsapp etc.
The exploring officer presented that the police has recognized the outlet from where 72 sim cards of three distinctive telecom administration suppliers were acquired by submitting archives of fake characters.
In states like Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Haryana vast scale anomalies including spillage of answer keys during the current year’s AIMPT exam came in appearance, with the agents illuminating the court that the answer keys of 123 inquiries were transmitted through 75 cellular telephones. Finally the court declared that re conducting of exam will be the last resort. It asserted that the examination led on May 3 stood vitiated which recommend far reaching repercussion of the affirmed hole of answer keys.
“Issue suitable writ coordinating the respondent no 1 (CBSE) to forthwith re-direct the AIPMT examination 2015-16 to meet time plan as gave in the regulations on Graduate Medical Education, confined by the MCI under the Indian Medical Council Act,” the request said. It likewise said the “counsel;ing/admissions” assert vitiated examination will abuse Articles 14 and 21 of the Constitution concerning bonafide applicants.
The petition showed his concern saying that the delay in re conduction will affect the future of the students at the same time it will led down the position of medical education in the country.