Aligarh: Using fraudulent means resulted in suspension of 21 engineering students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) as they earlier tried to secure a place in the engineering courses.
The suspended students are studying B.Tech at Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology. The university's Proctor, Khursheed A Khan, through an office memo issued on Tuesday, said that a committee constituted by the vice chancellor to oversee admissions to B. Tech course for 2011-2012 revealed that the 21 students committed forgery, cheating, misrepresented and concealed facts and produced forged documents and committed different acts of indiscipline and misconduct specified under AMU Students' Conduct and Discipline Rules, 1985.
Khan said that the students had been placed under suspension till completion of probe. AMU, being one of the top engineering college in north India, has a tough entrance exam with thousands of candidates appearing to secure a place to be a part of the institution.