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Teacher allegedly solicits Rs10 lakh to solve NEET paper, instructs aspirants to leave questions blank

When their papers were collected after the exam, the NEET-UG candidates were educating to fill in the spaces on the questions they knew the answers to.

Written by  Annesha Barua -- May 10th 2024 11:08 AM
Teacher allegedly solicits Rs10 lakh to solve NEET paper, instructs aspirants to leave questions blank

Teacher allegedly solicits Rs10 lakh to solve NEET paper, instructs aspirants to leave questions blank

PTC News Desk: Concurring to police on Thursday, a criminal case has been recorded against two individuals and a teacher in Godhra, in Gujarat's Panchmahal locale, for their charged association in endeavoring to help six candidates taking the NEET-UG competitive exam by advertising to offer assistance them with their papers in trade for Rs 10 lakh each.

The area collector gotten a tip that a few individuals were included in wrongdoing, which driven to the revelation of the racket at a Godhra school assigned as a middle for the NEET-UG exam, which was held on Sunday for confirmation to restorative colleges, concurring to a FIR.


Tushar Bhatt, a material science instructor and the center's appointee director of exams, was booked along with two other people, Parsuram Roy and Arif Vora. Agreeing to the police, Rs 7 lakh in cash that Bhatt gotten from Vora as an progress to offer assistance a candidate get on the justify list was found in his car.

Some NEET-UG (National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (Undergrad) candidates were inquired to take off clear questions whose answers they did not know, in understanding with an assention built up between the charged and the candidates. Citing the FIR, they expressed that the answers to these questions were to be composed as before long as the exam papers were gathered.

According to the complaint recorded with the Godhra taluka police station by the locale instruction officer, Bhatt was utilised as a educator at Jay Jalaram School some time recently being named the city's appointee center director for NEET.

On the day of the test, Bhatt was addressed by a gather of area instruction officers and extra collectors who had come to the school. Concurring to the FIR, when specialists inspected his cellphone, they found a list of 16 candidates along with their names, exam areas, and roll numbers that co-accused Roy had given to his WhatsApp account.

Upon being addressed approximately the list, Bhatt expressed that the people on it were planned to sit for the NEET exam at his center. Agreeing to Locale Instruction Officer Kirit Patel, he recognised that he had been guaranteed Rs 10 lakh each to reply the questions in the exam for six of these candidates.

Authorities recuperated Rs 7 lakh that one of the candidates had paid in advance.

The area collector gotten a report from the investigative group, which too seized the teacher's cell phone, cash, and the vehicle containing the cash. The locale collector at that point coordinated the recording of a formal complaint.

"The FIR was held up final night (Wednesday) and advance activity was being taken," Patel stated.

According to the FIR, the charged expressed that candidates who concurred to pay were told to reply the questions they knew the answers to and to take off the rest clear so that after the exam, when their papers were collected, they would have the answers.

According to a police station official in Godhra taluka, the three suspects were charged with criminal scheme, criminal breach of believe, and criminal cheating.

According to a police station official in Godhra taluka, the three suspects were charged with criminal scheme, criminal breach of believe, and criminal cheating. The official expressed that more examination into the case was in progress.

Students who need to select in undergrad therapeutic (MBBS), dental (BDS), and AYUSH (BAMS, BUMS, BHMS) programs in Indian government and private colleges must pass the NEET (UG) affirmation exam.

- With inputs from agencies

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