Anti-malpractice squad to be revamped

The University of Kerala would debar 28 final-year BDS students of the PMS Dental College here from writing examinations for a year, for examination malpractice.

This decision was taken at a meeting of the university Syndicate in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. As many as 33 students from the college had been caught committing examination malpractice. The Syndicate decided to levy a fine from the college management and to seek an explanation from the college Principal. It was also decided to debar from examination duty the invigilator and chief superintendent concerned.

The director of the Institute of Management in Kerala (IMK) J. Rajan would be censured for lapses in the valuation of answer sheets of the MBA examinations.

The Syndicate has also decided to cancel the appointment of Johnson, lecturer in the Department of Psychology.

The Syndicate decided to reconstitute the anti-malpractice squad of the varsity.

The meeting recorded its appreciation of the prompt action initiated by Syndicate members R.S. Sasikumar and P. Reghunath upon detection of examination malpractice at Buddha College of Teacher Education, Muthukulam.