New Delhi, 10th Dec 2011 (Bharat Sandesh News):– The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, successfully conducted the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2011 throughout the country on 10.4.2011. However, there had been an instance of irregularity reported from the Centre No. 7058, Giani Zail Singh College of Engineering and Technology, Bhatinda, Punjab.
The inquiry conducted in the matter revealed, inter-alia, the unfair help and assistance was provided by one of the invigilators to one candidate in particular during the first session of the examination. While no FIR has been lodged, the candidate in question has been permanently debarred from appearing in any of the examinations conducted by the JEE, GATE, JAM, JMET, CEED, etc. and Giani Zail Singh College of Engineering and Technology, Bhatinda, has been black-listed for conducting any such examination in future.
The delinquent invigilators have also been permanently debarred from participating any activity under the aegis of any of the IITs. The representatives of IIT-Roorkee, who were detailed for ensuring smooth conduct of the examination at the said Centre, have also been barred for five years.
This information was given by Dr. D. Purandeswari, Minister of State for Human Resource in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.