The National Eligibility cum the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2017, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) decided to re-conduct the examination for students of Warangal (Telangana) has NEET had created a lot of chaos.
Why was this decision taken by the board?
The board has taken this decision following complaints from students that they were not provided with the question paper in Telugu despite having selected the medium of language for an exam as Telugu.
As reported, this news was confirmed by NEET officials in Telangana and all concerned students have already been informed about the schedule and venue for the re-examination.
More on the NEET exam:
- According to reports, the exam will be attended by a total of 230 students.
- Further, out of the total number of candidates, 228 students would attempt the exam in Telugu, while the rest of the candidates would appear for the exam in Hindi.
- The examination is scheduled to be held at St. Peters Central Public School, Warangal.
How many students appeared for the NEET exam 2017?
- This year, a total of 11, 38,890 students registered for the examination including 1522 NRIs, 480 OCIs, 70 PIOs and 613 Foreigners.
- This exam was conducted in 10 languages at 1921 exam centers in 103 cities.
The NEET chaos and a lot:
- Moreover, for the smooth conduction of the examination, 490 CBSE officials were deployed to the exam centers to personally supervise the examination along with 3,500 observers and city coordinators from CBSE affiliated schools.
- Meanwhile, medical students who appeared for NEET 2017 from Kolkata staged a protest demanding re-examination, alleging that the Bengali version of the NEET question paper was tougher than the English and Hindi versions.
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