Karnataka Students found tough to crack NEET UG 2013 exam

NEET UG exam tough for K'taka Students
On Saturday, May 18, around 40,000 students from Karnataka had appeared for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG 2013), they found tough to crack the examination.

 

NEET UG 2013 exam was held in five district centres in Karnataka state. The designated exam centres were at Bangalore, Mangalore, Gulbarga, Belgaum and Davanagere. The same test was conducted in the rest of the states on May 5, 2013 but postponed to May 18 in Karnataka, due to the elections.

Students from the State board found the exam tough, "Chemistry was difficult as most questions were from organic chemistry. Biology was also tough. Physics had no tricky questions," said Sahiti, student of MES Kishore Kendra, Malleswaram, who felt that CBSE students had an advantage since questions were based on their syllabus.

Amrutha Varshini of KV Hebbal agreed that studying in CBSE helped her. "Majority of questions came from NCERT textbooks used in our Class 11 and Class 12. I attempted 123 out of 180 questions and am sure to top the list."

Professors too felt that chemistry paper was tough. "The paper held on May 5 in other states had five tough questions. Whereas in Karnataka, it had 12 difficult questions," G Sridhar, Managing Director of Ace Creative Learning, said.

While many students from Kerala told that the examination was "easy as the NEET syllabus matched the State syllabus there", a few others from Karnataka said it was challenging as the examination was broader than the Pre-University syllabus here.

Reshma M, from Karwar who wrote the examination in Sharada Vidyalaya, said while CET was a level playing field as it was based on PU syllabus, the CBSE-based NEET syllabus posed difficulty for those in the state.

Dikshit U, from Udupi, the lack of clarity around the examination had shifted his attention away from NEET.

Sridevi Rajput, a II PU student from Moodbidri said: "I studied PUC in state syllabus, but found NEET examination difficult as questions were framed based on the Central Board of Secondary Education. There are no coaching centres for NEET examination."

Ankith Rao, another student said: "I wish CET would be considered for allotting MBBS seats as most of the students have not performed well for NEET."

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