IN PHOTOS: Six held in NEET paper leak case undergo medical examination in Patna

The six accused arrested in connection with the NEET-UG case underwent medical examination at LNJP Hospital Patna in Bihar. Pics/PTI

Updated On: 2024-06-23 08:06 PM IST

Compiled by : Asif Ali Sayed

Economic Offences Unit (EOU) personnel leave with the accused arrested in connection with the alleged irregularities in NEET-UG exams 2024 case. Pics/PTI

Soon after being entrusted with the probe into the alleged irregularities in the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance-Test (NEET) (UG) Examination 2024, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR in the case, sources said on Sunday

In the early hours of Sunday, the central government entrusted the matter of alleged irregularities in the NEET (UG) Examination 2024 to the CBI for a comprehensive investigation

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Education, Government of India, after a review has decided to entrust the matter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for comprehensive investigation

The National Testing Agency (NTA), which conducted the NEET-UG exams, is facing criticism over alleged irregularities in the exams. This resulted in several protests across the country, with protestors and political parties demanding to disband the NTA

An unprecedented 67 candidates achieved a perfect score of 720 marks out of 720, which added to the concerns

The Ministry of Education said it has constituted a high-level committee of experts to make recommendations on reforms in the mechanism of the examination process, improvements in data security protocols and the functioning of the NTA

The 7-member committee, led by ISRO former chairman Dr K. Radhakrishnan, will submit its report to the ministry in the next two months

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