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NEET 2020: Rahul Gandhi wishes students appearing in the exam – education

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi wished students appearing for the medical entrance exam NEET on Sunday, whereas expressing his sympathies with those that couldn’t take it on account of the COVID-19 pandemic and floods.

He additionally criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he wished the PM was involved about the JEE-NEET aspirants.

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“My best wishes to the students appearing for NEET exam and my sympathies to those who couldn’t take it due to the Covid pandemic and floods.Wish Modi ji was as concerned about JEE-NEET aspirants and students as he is about his crony capitalist friends,” he mentioned on Twitter. 

Gandhi and his Congress celebration have been demanding postponement of NEET and JEE exams, saying the state of affairs is just not conducive for holding these exams on account of the pandemic. He has additionally mentioned holding the exams at such a time is endangering their lives.

Over 15 lakh candidates are prone to seem in NEET on Sunday which will likely be performed amid strict precautions in view of the COVID1-9 pandemic.

The National Testing Agency (NTA), which is conducting the exam, mentioned in order to keep up social distancing, it has elevated the variety of exam centres from initially-deliberate 2,546 to three,843, whereas the variety of candidates per room has been decreased from earlier 24 to 12.

The essential National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), which is a pen and paper primarily based take a look at not like the engineering entrance exam JEE, has already been deferred twice in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The exam was initially scheduled for May 3, however was pushed to July 26, after which to September 13.

A complete of 15.97 lakh candidates have registered for the exam.



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