Bihar Topper Scam

The topper scam is a corruption scandal of Bihar. It came into limelight on 31 May 2016 when the Bihar School Examination Board’s Arts and Humanities topper Ruby Rai, Science topper Saurabh Shrestha and third topper in Science stream Rahul Kumar were interviewed by television channels and they were unable to answer the basic questions.

Timelines
Bihar: Aadhaar to be made mandatory for examinations following topper-fraud

04 Sep 2017

Bihar: Aadhaar to be made mandatory for examinations following topper-fraud

Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is going to make Aadhaar number or any other valid ID's number mandatory for filling up matriculation and intermediate examination forms from 2018.

Scam-hit Bihar board flies in toppers for 'physical verification'

27 Jun 2017

Scam-hit Bihar board flies in toppers for 'physical verification'

After two consecutive years of being left red-faced over its fraud "toppers", the Bihar School Examination Board made doubly sure the rank-holders in the 2017 Class X exams were genuine.

Bihar topper scam- Principal, secretary of Ganesh's school arrested

05 Jun 2017

Bihar topper scam- Principal, secretary of Ganesh's school arrested

The principal, secretary and clerk of Sanjay Gandhi High School in Samastipur have been arrested for admitting Bihar Intermediate Arts "topper" Ganesh Kumar into the school in 2014 on the basis of forged documents.

Bihar 'Arts topper' also a fraud, embezzled Rs. 15 lakh

04 Jun 2017

Bihar 'Arts topper' also a fraud, embezzled Rs. 15 lakh

Ganesh Kumar, the alleged 'Arts topper' who had fudged his date of birth to take the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Class XII exam was also involved in a chit fund scam.

Bihar Class XII topper arrested for falsifying age

03 Jun 2017

Bihar Class XII topper arrested for falsifying age

Bihar Intermediate Arts "topper" Ganesh Kumar was arrested for falsifying his age in exam-related documents. He is 42, but had declared himself as 24.

Bihar- Class XII pass percentage drops 32% after major embarrassment

31 May 2017

Bihar- Class XII pass percentage drops 32% after major embarrassment

A year after a major results scam embarrassed the Bihar School Examination Board, a mere one-third of 12.4 lakh students who appeared for their Class XII exams passed this time.

Bihar university's new low: University forgets to print question papers

13 Apr 2017

Bihar university's new low: University forgets to print question papers

Bihar, usually grabbing headlines for question paper leaks, is in news again for a strange reason.

Bihar State Board to digitize examination system

09 Sep 2016

Bihar State Board to digitize examination system

In the wake of the controversial toppers scam in the state, the Bihar School Examination Board has decided to digitize the examination correction format.

Exam forms to be linked to Aadhar

05 Sep 2016

Exam forms to be linked to Aadhar

In an attempt to curb the increasing instances of forgery, the Bihar School Examination Board has decided to link the exam forms to the students' Aadhar numbers.

Bihar's former examination board secretary arrested in toppers scam

28 Jun 2016

Bihar's former examination board secretary arrested in toppers scam

Bihar's former Bihar School Examination Board secretary Hariharnath Jha was arrested today for his alleged connection to the toppers scam in Bihar.