Hyderabad: A 47-year old dentist Balachandran, hailing from Paramakudi in Ramanathapuram district has been arrested for allegedly forging his daughter’s National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) score card and a call letter for medical counselling to get MBBS admission.
The forgery came into fore recently when the father and daughter duo turned up for MBBS admission counselling session and produced a ‘call letter for counselling and a “NEET marksheet that showed a score of 610.
On scrutiny, medical admission authorities found that her name did not figure either in the rank chart or call list for couselling.
It was found that the girl had a score of 27 but submitted a forged certificate and similarly, the call letter too was fake. Based on a complaint from authorities, police launched a search and arrested the dentist.
Balachandran was produced before a court here which remanded him judicial custody.