For generating 100 fake marksheets, only one FIR can be filed. It is not necessary to submit 100 FIRs. An explanation of how to make 100 false marksheets should be included in the FIR. Forgery has a potential penalty of 10 years to life in prison.
420 (cheating), 467 (forgery of valuable security), 468 (forgery for cheating), 471 (using as genuine a forged document), and 109/120B (abetment of criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code apply to anyone who possesses a false degree (IPC). They will be sentenced to seven years in jail.
Falsifying documentation is a white-collar crime, and depending on the state, it may be referred to by several terms. It can also be involved in other crimes as a by-product. Falsifying papers is usually charged as a crime rather than a misdemeanour in most states.
A person found guilty of fabricating a caste certificate in order to get government employment or gain entrance to an educational establishment might receive a sentence of up to three years in prison, but no less than six months.
Forgery is punishable by either imprisonment of any sort for a time period of up to two years, a fine, or both. Two years in jail, or a fine, or both.
Reference: Indian Penal Code – – AHG291 – 202100581 – 155 – 181- 202100120-20210021-3153