Nalanda University's interim Vice Chancellor Pankaj Mohan resigned on Thursday following alleged incidents of sexual assault by two students.

Taking moral responsibility for the incident, the interim VC wrote a letter to the chancellor, saying, "Dear members of Nalanda University Community, I express my sincere apology to the members of Nalanda University Community for my inability to uphold their trust. I take moral responsibility for the problems that the University experienced in the last three days".

"I have relinquished all the administrative positions and I have also advised the Chancellor to institute an inquiry into the period of my term as Interim Vice Chancellor. If I am found guilty of any willful error I will quit the university," he further wrote.

Meanwhile Nalanda University's media in-charge Smita Polite has said that while one student involved in the case has been suspended the other has been shifted to a different hostel.

"Authorities had received a complaint against the two a month back and an action was taken against them following the set procedure," Polite has been quoted as saying by a news agency.

Earlier staging a protest, a group of students of the university alleged that the authorities were not taking action against the two accused.

(With inputs from agencies)