NEET-UG 2024 Row BIG Update: CBI Registers FIR Over Alleged Irregularities

NEET-UG 2024 Row BIG Replace: CBI Registers FIR Over Alleged Irregularities

NEET-UG 2024 Row: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday filed its first info report (FIR) concerning irregularities within the Nationwide Eligibility-cum-Entrance Take a look at (undergraduate) or NEET-UG examination. This comes after the training ministry filed a criticism. CBI groups will head to Bihar and Gujarat to analyze a “bigger conspiracy” surrounding the 2024 NEET-UG examination.

The Modi authorities had determined at hand over the probe to the CBI on Saturday. “For transparency within the examination course of, the ministry of training, after a evaluation, has determined to entrust the matter to the CBI for a complete investigation,” it stated in a press release.

To recall, the Nationwide Testing Company (NTA) had carried out the NEET(UG) examination on Could 5, in OMR (pen and paper) mode. Reviews of alleged irregularities, together with dishonest, impersonation, and different malpractices, have surfaced. The opposition events and scholar teams have demanded a re-test.

Not solely NEET-UG, three different exams—UGC NET, CSIR-UGC NET, and NEET-PG additionally witnessed controversy. The UGC NET was cancelled by the Centre a day after the examination, whereas the CSIR-UGC NET and NEET-PG exams have been postponed.

The officers stated the company registered a contemporary case towards unidentified individuals beneath IPC sections 120-B (prison conspiracy) and 420 (dishonest) amongst others on a reference from the Union training ministry.

The examination was held throughout 4,750 centres and round 24 lakh candidates took it.

The ministry on Saturday handed over the probe to the CBI, giving in to calls for of scholars protesting in a number of cities for an investigation into alleged malpractices within the conduct of the examination.

“Sure circumstances of alleged irregularities, dishonest, impersonation and malpractice have been reported in NEET-UG which was carried out on Could 5,” a senior training ministry official stated.

“For transparency within the conduct of the examination course of, it was determined after a evaluation that the matter be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a complete investigation,” the official added.

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