Dog Replaces Midnapore Student on ITI Admit Card


Midnapore: An ITI aspirant was in for a shock when he found a photo of a dog on his admit card. Soumyadip Mahato (18) downloaded the admit card for the ITI entrance exam from the official website to find the dog’s photo on it with his address and other details on Saturday.

Mahato, who passed higher secondary examination this year, soon contacted the nodal officer for conducting the examinations in the area and was assured of assistance. Later in the evening the dog’s photo was removed from his admit card.

Mahato was issued a new admit card for the Common Entrance Test (CET) under West Bengal State Council for Vocational Training.

An inquiry has been ordered into the incident, the nodal officer said. It is to be noted that the J&K’s Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) in May, had issued an admit card which had the image of a cow instead of a person’s face.

On the other hand the ITI exam which was scheduled to be held in the state on Sunday has been cancelled since the question papers of the exam has been leaked at some places of the state on Saturday night. Nearly One lakh thirty three thousand candidates had applied for the examination.