NEET impersonation: CBCID intensifies inquiry, Govt issues clarification

The CBCID has intensified inquiry into the NEET impersonation issue and its officials questioned the dean of Theni Medical College.

Meanwhile, the Directorate of Medical Education has said it has checked details of students in all 24 government medical college students and they were found to be right.

CB-CID personnel apprehended KV Udit Surya, wanted in connection with a case of alleged impersonation in NEET, from a hideout in Tirupati and brought him to Chennai, on Wednesday.

The medical student Udit Surya of Chennai against whom the Theni police had booked a case for allegedly impersonation in the NEET and securing admission in the first year of Government Medical College in Theni.

He had engaged an person to appear in the NEET held in Mumbai and counselling, but had taken the seat and attended college.

Police inquiries revealed that the photos of the student on the college application and the NEET 2019 scorecard did not match with the appearance of the student attending the classes.

The case surfaced after the dean received two emails on September 11 and 13 from a person identified as Ashok Krishnan from Chennai, complaining about Udit Surya.

The Madras High Court on Wednesday took suo motu cognisance of media reports of a student of the Government Medical College in Theni having secured admission allegedly through impersonation during the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), and posed a set of seven questions to the State government.