Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala University has decided to cancel the marks and degree certificates of 37 candidates whose marks were changed using the password leaked in the graduation exam three years ago.
The decision was taken by the Kerala University Syndicate meeting held yesterday under the chairmanship of Dr. Mohan Kunnamel.
The governor, Arif Mohammad Khan, came to know about forgery and password leaks while attending a programme on the ‘Save University Campaign’. Immediately, the governor instructed to take action regarding the issue.
Based on the governor’s instruction to the Vice Chancellor (VC) frame and enquiry committee and based on the report, yesterday the syndicate accepted the committee’s report and ordered to cancel the certificates of 37 candidates who were involved in forgery. Earlier, the syndicate appointed a committee to inquire into the issue, chaired by former Pro Vice Chancellor Dr. Ajaya Kumar.