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Fake degree racket in UAE

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Dubai, (UAE): Beware of the fake degrees! You may offer a degree certificate by a bogus institute for a price, but of no value. Recently a secret police operations have busted a racket of fake degree at Dubai.

This racket was offering degree certificates without attending classes and writing exams. Racket was operating in connection with some UAE-based institutes that openly offer degrees for a fat pay packet. They even offer embassy-attested certificates also. 


Through a sting operation, police have recorded the name of the UAE-based institutions which offer certificates to the racket. These institutions are under police observation.

It is said that the black market for fake certificate is thriving in UAE. As a higher degree certificate has the potential to bring good fortune to the user, there is a high demand for fake certificates. It is said that a coveted fake degree has a value of  $1000-2000. For as little as Dh20,000 one can buy an MBA degree certificate from India while, a graduate degree certificate will cost you only Dh5,000. A diploma in a computer course is in demand and therefore, sells for Dh8,069.

Alarmed over a large number of fake certificates emanating from India, the UAE's ministry of higher education has now made it mandatory for any person working specially for a government company or any other job to get an equivalence certificate from the UAE's education ministry.

If a fake degree used


If you used a fake degree certificate in UAE and it was found out later to be fake by your employer , not only will you lose your job , but also you could face charges and possible jail term for forgery. 

The employer will also ask you to refund all hiring costs and all received salaries. Then employee will be banned from working in UAE as well.

In spite of technology

Smart technologies are being used by UAE government to prevent the growing use of fake certificates. One of the high-end technologies is the smart chip system. A Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is used here to store all info about the student. So it is easy for the attestation department of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to verify it. Universities in Dubai International Academic City is using this system. Other advantage is the shorter time period. Thousands of certificates can be verified within a short span of time. 
  

 Dubai International Academic City, the world's only free zone dedicated to higher education, has 40 academic institutions from 11 countries and hosts around 18,000 students from more than 100 nationalities spread across 300 higher education programmes.

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