India, July 26 -- At least 170 students seeking admissions to master of business administration (MBA) and master of management studies (MMS) courses submitted fake marksheets of two national entrance tests, with five of them even securing admissions in top B-schools in the city, including Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS).

The issue came to light after the state Common Entrance Test (CET) cell received a complaint about discrepancies in the merit list via email.

The cell has started an inquiry into the matter and sent notices to five students. It will decide action against the alleged offenders after consulting the Admission Regulating Authority (ARA).

Director of JBIMS Kavita Laghate said, "We have reported to the...