What does proxy mean in colleges and universities in India?

Proxy means "authority to represent someone else when he is absent" In Indian college context, it means that the authority had been given by one student to another to represent him for the purpose of attendance when he is absent. Unfortunately, it is "illegal" in colleges.

It has not happened yet, but if anyone tries this in my class, it will be an instant "Fail" grade to the person who attempts a proxy for someone else.

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