Greater Noida, Dec. 6 -- Hundreds of students blocked the main gate of Mangalmay Group of Institutions in Greater Noida on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday and held its director and faculty captive for over an hour, after the institute's management allegedly cancelled the admission of over 35 students just before the commencement of the external examination.

Taking cognizance of the ruckus, police entered the campus in Knowledge Park area of Greater Noida to defuse the situation.

"A call was made on police helpline (100) regarding the ruckus at the institute and a team was sent to the spot immediately. The situation was brought under control and we recommended that a group of students visit the university's main office in M...