KOTTAYAM: A meeting of MG University on Thursday entrusted the seven-member syndicate sub-committee on students welfare and grievances, to inquire into the allegations of exam malpractice, which were reported from three off-campus centres of the university, including the one involving IG T J Jose. Briefing the decisions of the syndicate, VC Babu Sebastian said the sub-committee, which has been delegated the powers to initiate action against the persons involved in the malpractice, will complete its procedures within 15 days and will report to the syndicate.
“The committee will inquire and take disciplinary action within the limits of university statutes and rules and regulations of the exams, in the three malpractice incidents reported at St Paul’s College, Kalamassery, and other two off-campus centres at Thrikkodithanam and Kolkata. The panel will prove the incidents in detail and will take action in 15 days,” he said. Syndicate member C H Abdul Latif will be the convener of the panel.He added that the university has taken the issue with utmost seriousness and assigned syndicate sub-committee on examinations to look into the matter.
“In the wake of the recent reports on malpractices, the university has decided to initiate stringent measures to prevent such incidents in the future. The Syndicate sub-committee on examinations led by Dr N Jayakumar, will conduct a study into the circumstances that led to the malpractices and will put forth recommendations to avoid such situations. This panel will also submit report within 15 days,” he said.