Charges of bogus admission for nursing course against NIMMS

Bhubaneswar: Career of some nursing students of a city-based nursing college run privately is in a state of darkness as the educational institution denied to provide them admit card to appear in examinations and asked to take back their admission fees in the middle of the academic year.

Levelling fake admission charges against the nursing college, NIMMS located at Baramunda, the nursing students lodged a police complaint saying the educational institution has registered 55 students for the academic year 2015-16 as against an intake capacity of 40. They added the nursing college did not provide admit card to 15 additional students and asking them to take back their admission fees.

A representative of NIMMS has been detained at the local police station on basis of the complaint filed by the students.

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Laxmipriya Mohanty, a nursing student, said, “When I took admission in 2015-16 for GNM course, the number of seats was 40. However, I was allowed to take admission after paying Rs 15,000. Now the nursing college is not giving the admit card.”

Mohanty added, “If the nursing college does not allow us to appear for the exams, we will not let anyone else to sit in the examinations.”