100 NEET Aspirants Could Not Take The Test In Madurai; Here's Why

An official told The Hindu that instead of bilingual question papers in English and Tamil, these 100 students in four examination halls were given question papers in English and Hindi.

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100 NEET Aspirants Could Not Take The Test In Madurai; Here's Why

CBSE NEET 2018 was held today in more than 2,000 centres


New Delhi:  The Hindu reported that at least 100 NEET aspirants could not take the written examination at Noyes Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Narimedu, Madurai, Tamil Nadu after the officials brought the wrong set of papers for a section of them. An official told the newspaper that instead of bilingual question papers in English and Tamil as prescribed by CBSE, these 100 students in four examination halls from Madurai based school were given question papers in English and Hindi. 

"These students had opted for Tamil question paper and hence the students could not take up the examination," the official told The Hindu.

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Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and school officials who were present at the centre first refused to divulge the details when these 100 students did not come out after the completion of the examination process, however, after the parents protested, CBSE authorities allowed a section of the parents into the exam centre.

On May 6 evening, a CBSE statement said that it was reported from 4 centres (one center each in Assam, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal) that the examination was started late due to administrative reasons, however, in all these cases, extra time was given and all affected students were able to take the examinations.

According to The News Minute portal, a total of 1,07,480 students have registered from Tamil Nadu alone for NEET 2018 exam.

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CBSE conducted the national level medical entrance examination today across the country for more than 1.3 million candidates in more than 2,200 centres.

In another development related to NEET, a father of a NEET aspirant died of cardiac arrest while waiting outside an examination centre in Kerala. The family traveled to Kerala from Tamil Nadu for the exam.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Friday announced a travel allowance of second class train fare for Tamil Nadu students appearing for the NEET medical entrance exam outside the state. This development came after the Supreme Court rejected a petition which sought that CBSE allot centres to applicants in Tamil Nadu itself.

NEET 2018 answer keys will be released soon before the results which have been scheduled for June 5.

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