Management of the Tamale Technical University has rusticated one hundred and ninety-six (196) students of the institution for engaging in examination malpractice.
The students were found culpable of engaging in various acts of examination malpractice contrary to Section 9 “Schedule P” of the Tamale Technical University Statutes by the Disciplinary Committee on Examinations Malpractice.
They sent into the examination room foreign materials such as mobile phones, electric wristwatches, handwritten notes on pieces of paper, written inscriptions on veils, scarfs, handkerchiefs, bodily palms, and bodily thighs.
The students have all been subsequently rusticated for two semesters which takes effect from the 2022 academic year.
” The academic Board at its meeting on 15th December 2021 upheld the recommendations of the Disciplinary Committee to rusticate one hundred and ninety (193) students of the university who were involved in various examination malpractice during the 2021 second semester examinations held from 30th August to 20th September 2021″.
The statement continues that: “The students each has been rusticated for two semesters(one academic year) beginning from the next semester of the 2022 academic year and the papers in which the malpractice had occurred are cancelled”.