The Aligarh Muslim University has lodged an FIR with the Civil
Lines Police Station against twenty seven candidates seeking
admission to B. Tech. Course at the Zakir Husain College of
Engineering and Technology using unfair means/impersonating the
actual candidates, a varsity official said Saturday.
"The Proctor’s office has provided
all the relevant information about the candidates’ name and their
addresses to the police for stern action", the official quoted AMU Proctor, Dr. Khursheed
A. Khan as saying.
The twenty seven cases of
impersonation were detected while identifying the candidates by
using ‘biometric system’ at the time of admission. Using this
technology, the University authorities were able to detect any
discrepancy in the photographs and thumb impressions of the
applicants who appeared in the admission test and those who were
later found seeking admission.
The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh
Muslim University, Lt. General (Retired) Zameer Uddin Shah also
declared that the University was taking this matter ‘very
He said that the University would
pursue the cases with the police so as to set an example for the
Prof. Hamid Ali, Dean, Faculty of
Engineering and Technology said that the Committee constituted by
the Vice Chancellor to this effect, decided to deny admission to
these candidates for using unfair means in the admission test for
B. Tech. course in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology.
More than 42 thousand applicants had
appeared in admission test held on May 20, 2012 at Aligarh,
Lucknow, Kolkata, Bhopal, Hyderabad, Kozhikode and Srinagar.
The University finally admits 292
students in Engineering College.