Initially, 600 college students joined the programme.
An official mentioned that college students can nonetheless enrol within the programme if they’re .
Out of the 790 college students, as many as 385 college students have been from authorities faculties in Madurai.
“Final 12 months, we had round 400 college students within the programme as a result of we roped in some matriculation college college students as properly. Nevertheless, this time, now we have shut 400 authorities college college students alone,” mentioned a NEET co-ordinator from the district.
Academics mentioned that authorities aided faculties have additionally proven extra curiosity on account of the truth that greater than 90% of the query in NEET this 12 months was from inside the new SCERT textbooks for Class XI and XII.
The programme is presently being carried out in on-line mode by way of the E-box platform, as a result of pandemic. College students can entry video classes and practise mock assessments by way of the platform by making use of a smartphone or the free laptops given to them.