Some Ph.D. and MTech students of IIT Kanpur created a ruckus in the Quarantine Center after drinking alcohol. Girls were also involved in this. The incident happened in the last week of March. The institute has summoned everyone by sending a notice. Some have replied, while the rest are being demanded in writing.
Due to corona infection, online education was arranged in IIT Kanpur last year. When the case was low, the students of Ph.D., MTech, and dual degree programs were called to the institute in turn. On coming here, he was asked to stay in quarantine for 14 days. One after the other, many batches of students came.
In March 2021 also many batches of students came. The second wave had already started in April. Here, the students were quarantined in Hostel and everyone had to stay in their rooms.
Plates of food were being delivered to their rooms. As the case escalated, people in the institute were advised to wear masks and not move around unnecessarily, while the IIT Kanpur students created a ruckus in the hostel after drinking alcohol.
On the information of the security personnel, the faculty, warden, and other officials expressed their displeasure with the students. Three boys and two girls were found in a highly intoxicated state.
The students involved in the incident were asked to go home. According to an official of the institute, the students have been asked to answer by giving strict instructions.