When 25-year-old turned up for the qualifying examination on Sunday, confused university officials stopped him in his tracks.
“The superintendent stopped the candidate at the gate,” AS Bhat, the university’s controller of examinations, said on Wednesday.
The officials suspected that an impersonator, probably a man appearing for his sister, was trying to hoodwink them. But when the candidate produced a certificate from the Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences to cite the sex change, officials had a feverish debate for about 25 minutes before letting him appear for the test.
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