Full Form of VYAPAM:
VYAvsayik PAriksha Mandal
VYAPAM Full Form is VYAvsayik PAriksha Mandal. VYAPAM is a self-financed organization under the supervision of the state government of Madhya Pradesh. It is also known as MPPEB (Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board). This autonomous organization is mainly responsible for conducting examinations through which candidates are selected for jobs or study in educational institutions mainly medical colleges.
Officially completely formed in 1982 and headquartered in Bhopal, VYAPAM is known for conducting PMT (Pre Medical Tests) and PET (Pre-Engineering Tests) that are the standard examinations to get admission to a respective educational institution. Apart from these, VYAPAM conducts about 30 tests for recruitment into government sectors, and admission into other various colleges within the state.
But this body is mainly recognized for the scam within its system. This scam is influenced by heavyweight political leaders, businessmen and a bunch of corrupt officials of the organization. The scam was traced in the system of recruitment as well as in admission. But the corruption in the admission process is more widespread. This scam involved multiple ways of corruption like impersonation, direct copying in the test venues, answer key leakage, and manipulation of official records. It is a high profile multi-crore scam. CBI is currently investigating this matter and they are expected to file their first charge-sheet very soon.