Npu Sets Up Three-member Panel To Probe ‘irregularity’ In Awarding Marks | Ranchi News


DALTONGANJ: The secretary of the Jharkhand higher education department, Rahul Purwar, has sent a missive to the Nilamber Pitamber University (NPU) here to inquire about the alleged irregularity in awarding marks while checking the dissertation papers of MA political science final semester of the 2020-22 session.
The secretary has taken suo moto cognisance of the irregularity following media reports following which the university has set up a three-member panel to inquire into the matter.
Speaking to the TOI on Tuesday, Purwar said, “The allegations of the irregularity in mark allotments for the dissertation papers for the MA political science final semester of NPU needs a proper investigation to ascertain how it has happened.”
On October 12, four MA political science examinees of the semester, namely Neha Bhagat, Rahul Kr Dubey, Pooja Kumari and Ashutosh Giri, submitted a complaint, alleging that they were awarded lesser marks in comparison with those their colleagues who straightway cut and pasted material as available on the Google.
Pro-vice chancellor of NPU Dr Deep Narayan Yadav confirmed receiving the directive from the secretary to inquire about the irregularity last week. Yadav said, “Vice-chancellor Dr Ram Lakhan Singh has ordered the registrar to notify a panel of three senior deans to probe the allegation.”
The registrar, Rakesh Kumar, said, “A panel comprising A K Pandey (dean of science), R P Singh (dean of commerce) and B K Pathak (dean of humanities and social science) has been formed to investigate the matter. We expect the panel to submit its report in the first week of November.”


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