The issue of fake MBBS certificate in Kuvempu University came to light when it was sent to the Karnataka Medical Council for certification.
The certificate of one Dr B Umar Pasha,a passed out candidate of 2000 batch of JJM Medical College, Davangere proved fake when the staff of the university verified it. The MBBS course was certified by Kuvempu university before the establishment of Rajiv Gandhi Health University.
So, on this ground, the fake marks card might have prepared, said sources from the University on the conditions of anonymity.
The marks card was compared with the necessary documents in the University including the seal, signature and authorised marks card. Verification proved that the marks card was fake.
Vice-Chancellor S A Bari said the University would file a case against the candidate.
In the syndicate meeting that was held on University premises on Thursday, it was decided to constitute two committees to look into the issue of fake marks card scam. One committee will give report on who were responsible for the scam, what action to be taken against the culprits.
Another committee constituted under the chairmanship of Prof Sadananda will look into those involved in it and since how long this scam is being carried out.