Who is behind NEET: AIADMK or DMK?

From State Assembly to tea shops to social media platforms, arguments are happening over who is responsible for NEET, whether the ruling AIADMK or the main opposition DMK. Continue Reading

Protests break out across TN against NEET

Activists of various students’ federations and political parties staged protests against National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) across Tamilnadu on Sunday, a day after three Medical aspirants ended their lives fearing failure in the exam. Continue Reading

NEET to be conducted tomorrow amid protests

Amid much resistance from opposition parties and a few sections of students and parents, the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is all set to be conducted tomorrow at 14 centres in Tamilnadu following safety measures to contain the spread of Covid-19. Also, tight security will be in place at the exam centres. Continue Reading

TN govt school students to get quota in medical seats

The Tamilnadu Cabinet has given nod to the provision of a 7.5 per cent quota within the existing reservation in medical UG courses for the students of State government higher secondary schools. Continue Reading

JEE Mains, NEET likely in June: HRD Ministry

Human Resource Development Ministry officials have reportedly said that competitive exams, including the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), are likely to be conducted in June end but no decision has been taken in this regard yet. Continue Reading

Special session on NEET if needed, assures CM Palaniswami

“NEET is an emotional topic and we are on the same page as the DMK on the subject. The welfare of the students of the State is our priority. Only now the issue has gone to court, we will seek answers there. If that fails, we can even convene a special session and pass new resolutions against NEET,” said the Chief Minister. Continue Reading

DMK stages walkout from Assembly, seeks Minister’s resignation

The DMK today staged a walkout after raising the NEET issue in the Assembly. Bringing a calling attention motion on the issue during Zero Hour, Leader of the Opposition in the House, M K Stalin, said the two resolutions against NEET, passed in the Tamilnadu Assembly two years ago, were sent back by the President 19 months ago. Continue Reading

Jeevitha, daughter of a tailor, clears NEET with aplomb

“There were a lot of times when I was not able to attend school as paying fees was a big problem. So, once I become a successful gynaecologist, I want to help people like me who struggle to get education,” said Jeevitha with a proud smile. Continue Reading