1.20 lakh students from Ker to appear for NEET

NEET UG 2018 exam Big jolt for TN students as SC accepts CBSE plea on test centres

The students' rate this year's paper moderate to tough. Over 13 lakh students from across the country have registered for the exam which would be held in various centers in 136 cities. The examination is being conducted in 11 languages.

According to reports, as the father was feeling uneasy on Sunday morning the relative who ran the lodge dropped Kasturi at the examination centre.

Candidates found indulging in any unethical practice will be debarred for three years and shall also be liable for criminal action. The rest, "maybe about 1,000 or 1,500", will take the test at "the nearest available centres in neighbouring cities". A strict dress code, banning wallets, goggles, handbags, belt, cap and ornaments, pendants was put in place. Some of her friends who opted for centres within Tamil Nadu have been allotted centres in Kerala. Police, revenue, railway and RTC officials also joined them.

The chief minister made this direction in the backdrop of many students travelling to other districts, and students from other states coming to write exams. We increased the number of centres in Tamil Nadu by 25 percent and have even asked centres to accommodate students to its full capacity.

In response to the public outrage, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's office has recently announced a toll-free helpline - 14417 - to assist students affected by this problem. Raghuraman said the Supreme Court's decision to stay Madras high court's order directing CBSE to set up centres in Tamil Nadu itself so that local students would not have to travel outside the state, came as blow to him.

As reported by Times Of India Subhash Gopinath, a student of Hilton School in Tenkasi Municipality in Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu, travelled a distance of 3100 km with his father and a friend, from his hometown to reach the examination centre.

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Dinesh Kumar D, a resident of Erode, who is based in Dubai, has offered to provide financial support to the needy students.

All medical aspirants must appear in NEET as it is the only medical entrance exam in India apart from AIIMS and JIPMER.

Notices from the CBSE pasted outside some exam centres listed the items that were barred inside the examination centres. After that, counselling authorities will conduct counselling.

Before the NEET was introduced, admissions to medical colleges in the state occurred exclusively on the basis of the Class 12 exam results.

The exam timing was from 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. Candidates were required to produce their admit card and passport-size photograph during the examination.

As per the instructions issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), entry for students into exam halls will begin at 7.30 am and till 9.45 am, they would be thoroughly checked. Each question carries 4 marks. For exact date of display of Answer Key, candidates may remain in touch with website.

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