An worker of a reputed instructional establishment and yet another individual have been charged by Pune police’s cyber wing for allegedly growing marks of 178 college students throughout revaluation course of, an official stated on Sunday.
The alleged malpractice occurred between September, 2018 and December final yr at Symbiosis Centre for Distance Studying and got here to mild throughout its inside audit, stated Sambhaji Kadam, senior police official (Cyber and Financial Offence Wing).
“An worker who works within the examination division of the institute is suspected to have colluded with an outsider to extend marks of 178 college students for monetary beneficial properties,” he stated.
The 2 had been charged for making false doc, forgery, dishonest and related sections of Data Expertise Act.
SCDL Director Dr Swati Mujumdar stated a police case was registered after an inside inquiry. She stated the accused had elevated the marks manually and had been unable to hack into the core system.