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BTOB, Highlight and Several Kpop Stars Diplomas got revoked by South Korea's Ministry of Education

By Staff Reporter | January 21, 2019 03:02 PM EST

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South Korea's Ministry of Education have revoked several Kpop Idols diplomas degree at Dongshin University, after finding out many of them did not attend enough classes to fulfill the requirements for graduation.

It was discovered that Dongshin University offered favors to singers. They were able to enter the school's entertainment and broadcasting department but rarely attended classes due to their schedules.

According to the Korean Times it's been reported Diplomas was revoked among the Kpop Idols including Seo Eun-Kwang and Yook Sung-Jae from BTOB and Members from Highlight (Formerly known as Beast), Yoon Doo-Joon, Lee Gi-Kwang, Yong Jun-Hyung, Jang Hyun-seung and Chu Ga-yeol.

The ministry of Education is currently taking stern action against corruption regarding college entrance and diplomas as it gives social impact and shake the foundation of whole educational institutions.

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