Exempt Tamil Nadu from NEET, Allow admissions on HSC Marks – Says AIADMK

Tamil Nadu opposition party AIADMK had urged the centre to exempt Tamil Nadu state for conducting the medicine admission common entrance test NEET and to allow the students to get admission based on Higher Secondary Education marks. The NTA is going to conduct a review meeting soon on conducting the NEET Examination. Amid COVID Surge, the NTA had issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to conduct the examinations.

AIADMK’s coordinator O Panneerselvam said that the admission criteria to colleges will be based on the marks awarded by a committee.

Exempt Tamil Nadu from NEET, Allow admissions on HSC Marks – Says AIADMK

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a copy of which was made accessible to the media here, he said the Performance Grading Index of states and union territories for 2019 – 20 fiscal, published by the school instruction and proficiency branch of the associated training service, expressed that Tamil Nadu passed the boundary of 90% I. e. A++ grade and stood 1st along with four different states.

“This index was released after examining 70 indicators. This scheme is mainly focused on quality of education to catalyse transformational change in the field of school education,” he said.

The record considered different parametrs and the norm of education in Tamil Nadu is incredibly acceptable.

“Hence, I am of the view that there is no need to test the ability of the students by conducting entrance examination for admission to all professional and other courses including medical courses,” the AIADMK leader said in the letter.

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