A special court has instructed authorities to compensate 50 students an amount of 50,000 each who were denied admission due to the infamous Common Entrance Test (CET) scam in 2012.
Special Judge of anti-corruption, Yash Paul Bourney, in his judgment pronounced the verdict.
The court stated that 50 students will be awarded compensation according to the then merit list.
Earlier, the court has awarded chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer, who is the main accused in the scam, sentence of 16 years and was fined rupees one crore.
The other 49 accused were also convicted by the court in various offences.