PGIMER Chandigarh soon to conduct Online Exams to minimize cheating

PGIMER Chandigarh soon to conduct Online Exams to minimize cheating

The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research ( PGIMER ), Chandigarh, have decided to conduct Online Exams to minimize fraud or cheating of the system.

Sources informed, this new exam process will take place for recruitment of clerks soon and then the system will be extended to entrance examinations like MD / MS courses.

In the meeting, it was decided that online exam using an outsourcing agency will be a viable option for its smooth conduct and also to prevent any cheating. The meeting was attended by the director and the dean. The administration of the online test will be outsourced.

As per reports, most of the students who attempt to cheat in the exam were girls from Andhra Pradesh. After the leak was detected, the institute had scrapped the entrance examination and conducted it again.

In September 2010, the CBI had arrested two PGIMER doctors, studying for post-graduation, for securing admission by impersonation.