Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) in Rohtak has been in news time and around for all wrong reasons.
Earlier this year, a girl had lodged a complaint with the university authorities and also submitted a CD containing the recording of her telephonic conversation in which a senoir official at MDU offered to get her National Eligibility Test (NET)/Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) exam cleared by use of unfair means.
She also alleged that she was being pressurised to withdraw her complaint.
Now, it has come to light that an examiner had re-written answer sheets of 11 students.
It has been disclosed in the report of a panel, a 3-member committee, which probed charges of tampering with results in the university result branch in the academic year 2013-14, leading to increase in the marks of 11 BA LLB students.
According to the report, it has been found that an examiner, Dr Archana Malik, who had evaluated the answer sheets of BA LLB students pertaining to the history exam of the third semester held in December 2013, had even re-written the answers of 11 students.
The report says:
“Archana Malik, who is assistant professor at Bhagat Phool Singh Women University, Khanpur Kalan, Sonepat, had colluded with two officials of MDU’s secrecy branch Madhu and Pradeep Kumar to increase marks of 11 students.”
Revealing how they concluded the result, a member of the committee, said, “We took the help of handwriting and fingerprint experts and it was found that the answer sheets were tampered and alterations were made in them in Archana Malik’s handwriting.”
MDU vice-chancellor (V-C) Sudhir Rajpal said, “I have not seen the report yet. Action will be taken after I go through it”.