After, TS EAMCET I and II its time for EAMCET III. Telangana state EAMCET II controversy has come to an end. The state government has decided to cancel EAMCET II considering the question paper leakage. The state government will be conducting re-examination by the end of August 2016. Fresh notification for the same will be released soon by JNTU Hyderabad.
The fate of TS EAMCET II was decided by the chief minister K.Chandra Shekar Rao in a four-hour long meeting with the officials of higher education, law, police and intelligence departments. Director General of Police Anurag Sharma and CID officials submitted the report on the scam. According to the CID officials, the question paper leakage has benefited about 138 students. Hence the TS EAMCET II cancelled news is out.
Students have gone through severe trauma about the EAMCET examination. The exam was conducted in two phases as EAMCET 1 and EAMCET II for admission into medical courses in the state. The phase 1 entrance test was conducted on May 15th and the state government organised EAMCET II on July 9th, 2016 after the NEET issue was resolved. The results of the second phase exam were declared on July 14th. About 2.5 lakh students appeared for the TS EAMCET examination conducted in Telangana state.
On the other hand, Parents and students are demanding justice on the paper leakage scam. The state has seen severe protests on Friday about this issue. The government is yet to announce the new schedule of EAMCET III through JNTUH. According to reliable sources, no exam fee will be collected for the re-exam from the students who took the EAMCET II examination.
Telangana crime investigation department CID has arrested Shaik Raheem alias Ramesh the accused in the EAMCET paper leak scam from the outskirts of the city. CID sources said that the accused contacted 14 students in TS and AP and assured them of the original eamcet question paper. He collected 1.73 Cr in cash from the students.
After Bihar, Karnataka question paper leak scams its Telangana now. The victims are the innocent students who put all the efforts to succeed in exams. However, the governments should take stringent action to curb such cases in the future.