Delhi High Court as per CBIs investigation announced that 2017 AIIMS MBBS paper was leaked. On June 15 CBI registered a case to look into the alleged cheating instances in the AIIMS MBBS entrance examination conducted online on May 28.
Dr Anand Rai- A petition seeking for the right cause and status reported about it and a case has been filed in the Delhi High Court by Vyapam whistle-blower, and for this the Delhi High Court issued the notice to Centre, AIIMS and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking a status report on the AIIMS MBBS paper leak case on Wednesday. The court has ordered the agency to file the report within this week.
“The current situation reveals that the entrance examination has been entirely and irreversibly vitiated.” said advocate Prashant Bhushan.
On 15 June, CBI to look into the alleged cheating case registered against the AIIMS MBBS entrance examination conducted online on May 28, the CBI still on there searches as per the current news the places under the suspicion are the Bagaha, Bihar and at six places in Ghaziabad including the HRIT campus in Morta area of Ghaziabad. On 16 August is the next hearing date for the case till that time the premier investigation agency has seized digital evidence in connection with the case.
Gita Mittal and justice C. Hari Shankar with the bench of Acting Chief Justice specifically directed the CBI to place before it the agency’s status report within a week on the plea which also sought directions to AIIMS to quash the result declared on 15 June for the exam held on 28 May. AIIMS and the CBI on a plea by Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response of the centre seeking a court-monitored probe into the alleged illegalities and irregularities during the AIIMS MBBS entrance examination held this year. The bench till now has not made any statement regarding it as on 16 August they will discuss about the matter.
Doctor Anand Rai, who claims to be a whistleblower in the Vyapam scam case, moved the high court also seeking direction to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) claiming that being the part of the institute’s committee, he was not aware of this unlawful act took place, So he is also appling for conducting the inquiry and complaints regarding the conduct of the examination.
Rai had also alleged that AIIMS MBBS seats were being “sold” by taking note of the counsel’s submission.
On 31 May he alleged that the question papers of this year’s entrance exam for MBBS course of the AIIMS were leaked. He in two series of tweets had posted the images of question papers of the entrance examination which was held across the country on 28 May and accoeding to him he received the screenshots of the questions when the online test was on from a source who claimed these were leaked from a college in Lucknow.
Harsh Parashar the advocate and Rai, petition a case blaming that AIIMS MBBS seats were being “sold”, has sought direction to AIIMS to conduct fresh entrance examination for admission to the MBBS course for the academic session 2017, if the exam is found to be entirely and irreversibly vitiated after investigations, the incident which took place he considered it as very unfair and unlawful practices, during the online Computer Based Test (CBT) entrance of some the candidates were able to obtain unlawful access to exam centres, they took the photographs of the questions from the computer screen.
According to him the questions were subsequently solved unlawfully by solvers present outside the examination centres and the answer key was circulated throughout India to the beneficiary candidates while during the exam, whereby he was able to obtain more than 50 questions that were asked in the evening shift of the entrance examination, as the MBBS exam was held in two shifts- from 9 AM to 12.30 PM and 3 PM to 6.30 PM held on May 28, 2017.”