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Leaked NEET paper matched with exam sheet, confess arrested four aspirants | DETAILS

Anurag Yadav, who was arrested over the controversy, has confessed that they received the exact questions that were asked in the exam the next day.

Reported By : Nitish Chandra Edited By : Nivedita Dash
Patna
Updated on: June 20, 2024 12:51 IST
Students raise slogans during a protest over the alleged
Image Source : PTI Students raise slogans during a protest over the alleged irregularities in NEET 2024 results

Amid the ongoing controversy over the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), all four arrested aspirants from Bihar have confessed that the question paper for the medical entrance exam was leaked the previous night. The National Testing Agency and the government have been denying that there was a paper leak.

Anurag Yadav, Shivanandan Kumar, Abhishek Kumar, Ayush Kumar, who were arrested over the controversy, have confessed that they received the exact questions that were asked in the exam the next day.  According to the arrested aspirants, one Shikander Yadav was instrumental in fixing the paper. India Tv - Anurag Yadav's confession

Image Source : INDIA TVAnurag Yadav's confession

There have been allegations of question paper leaks in states like Bihar and other irregularities in the prestigious exam. Following which the Union education ministry sought a report from the Bihar Police's Economic Offences Unit regarding alleged irregularities.

The allegations have led to protests in several cities and the filing of petitions in several high courts as well as the Supreme Court.

How the controversy started

The Centre and the National Testing Agency on June 13 told the top court that they had cancelled the grace marks given to 1,563 candidates, who took the examination for admission to MBBS and other such courses. The candidates will have the option to either take a retest or forgo the compensatory marks awarded to them for the loss of time, the Centre had said. The examination was held on May 5 across 4,750 centres and around 24 lakh candidates appeared for it. Its results were expected to be declared on June 14 but were announced on June 4, apparently because the evaluation of the answer sheets was completed earlier.

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