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K’si: 14 university students sacked over falsified results, exam malpractice

Fourteen students of the Kumasi Technical University have been sacked over examination malpractices and for entering the University with falsified WASSCE results.

Six students were dismissed for examination malpractices while eight others were also dismissed for entering the university with falsified entry results.

Details of the findings from the admissions office of the University revealed that some of the students presented certificates from WAEC with index numbers that were later found to contain different names.

For instance, one of the students had E8 and F9 in English Language and core Mathematics respectively in the WASSCE but falsified them to read C4 in both subjects.

The dismissed students were in their second and third year.

At the maiden matriculation of the University, the interim Vice-Chancellor University, Professor Asiamah Yeboah, warned students against examination malpractices.

Professor Asiamah Yeboah

A total of 3,633 students comprising 2,236 males and 1,397 females gained admission this academic year out of the total of 6,671 applicants.

The interim Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Asiamah Yeboah, said “this should serve as a warning to all students of the University not to engage in any form of examination malpractice’’.

He charged students to take their studies seriously and not indulge in unproductive activities on the campus.

By Benjamin Aidoo|3news.com|Ghana

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