The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – NEET
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – NEET is an entrance examination after completion of higher secondary (+2) education and trying to join any medical course, dental course or postgraduate (MD/MS) in Indian government colleges or private medical colleges. NEET exam is being conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE),
NEET exam was introduced by central government in 2012, but due to various reasons postponed to 2013 across India. But there were more than 100 petitions was filed against NEET exam from various places, based on that supreme court gave decision that NEET exam to be cancelled.
After announcement of MCI for introduction of NEET exam, several states opposed strongly including Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, West bengal and Tamil nadu citing there is huge variation in the syllabus between state and MCI. Even though NEET exam implemented mandatory by central government
Still people are opposing the exam citing the CBSE syllabus is various between state syllabus. The rural students cannot cope up with the syllabus made by CBSE. Rural students can never achieve the cut off.
A student from Tamil Nadu Mrs. Shanmugam Anith was committed suicide in September 2017 after losing her cut-off eligibility, but she has secured 1176/1200 in Tamil nadu state board exams. Because of NEET exam she was unable to get merit seat.
Anitha belonged to a very poor family. Her father is a daily wage labour. After hard work she scored very good marks in state board but because of NEET her hope disappeared and she committed suicide by hanging herself.
NEET exam for the year 2018 has been scheduled on 6th May 2018, Sunday starts at 10.00 AM, the exam duration is 3 hours, the major questions will be based from Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The exam will be conducted in the following languages Tamil, Telugu, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya Hindi, and Kannada. Maximum nine attempts in successive years are allowed to unreserved category and maximum 14 attempts in successive years are allowed to reserved category.