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Tokyo university apologises after women deliberately marked down to limit numbers

A major score-rigging scandal has engulfed one of Tokyo’s medical schools, with an investigation revealing the university deliberately marked down all female applicants to limit the number of…

It is understood the senior officials at Tokyo Medical University wanted to keep the number of women at about 30 per cent, so they altered the computerised marking system.

Shefk 1aThe practice had reportedly been going on for more than a decade.

The report on the school’s applications process also found that officials boosted the scores of…

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