Over 85% attended NEET 2020: Education Minister

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |

September 13, 2020 10:07:08 pm

NEET 2020 was held as we speak over 3800 examination centres throughout India (Express Photo)

Of the 15.9 lakh scholar who had registered for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), about 85-90 per cent have appeared for the examination regardless of the pandemic, the Union Minister for Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank claims. The examination was held as we speak throughout over 3800 examination centres throughout India. The minister thanked all of the state chief ministers and the examination conducting physique – National Testing Agency (NTA) “for making proper arrangements”.

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“NTA informed me that around 85-90% students appeared in #NEET exam today. I sincerely thank all Chief Ministers and @DG_NTA for proper arrangements made to facilitate student participation. #NEET participation reflects the tenacity and grit of young #AtmaNirbharBharat (sic),” the Minister wrote in his tweet.

Most of the scholars interacted with discovered the NEET 2020 to be a simple examination. Experts too imagine that questions have been straight out of NCERTs. Those who rating a minimum of 50 percentile in NEET shall be thought of as cross, nevertheless, candidates shall be chosen based mostly on benefit. Counselling shall be carried out after the result’s introduced.

READ | NEET 2020: Know the anticipated cut-off 

A piece of scholars was in opposition to holding the examination amid the pandemic. The medical entrance examination was scheduled to be held in May however was postponed twice as a result of pandemic. Recently the Supreme Court had rejected a petition looking for additional postponement stating that authorities have made all of the preparations. The apex court docket had earlier mentioned that the “career of students cannot be put under jeopardy for long.”

NTA additionally claims to have supplied sanitisation of examination halls, masks, gloves and many others on the examination centres. For NEET, the variety of candidates per room has been lowered from earlier 24 to 12, now, the NTA mentioned in an official discover. NEET is a single entrance examination for Indian college students looking for admission to undergraduate medical programs. The examination was just lately made obligatory for college kids looking for to go overseas to review drugs because the minimal qualification examination.

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