Rahul Gandhi needs college students showing for NEET UG examination

NEW DELHI: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi wished college students showing for the medical entrance examination NEET on Sunday, whereas expressing his sympathies with those that couldn’t take it as a result of Covid-19 pandemic and floods.

He additionally criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he wished the PM was involved in regards to the JEE-NEET aspirants.

“My greatest needs to the scholars showing for NEET examination and my sympathies to those that could not take it as a result of Covid pandemic and floods.
“Want Modi ji was as involved about JEE-NEET aspirants and college students as he’s about his crony capitalist pals,” he stated on Twitter.

Gandhi and his Congress social gathering have been demanding postponement of NEET and JEE exams, saying the state of affairs will not be conducive for holding these exams as a result of pandemic. He has additionally stated holding the exams at such a time is endangering their lives.

Over 15 lakh candidates are prone to seem in NEET on Sunday which will likely be performed amid strict precautions in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Nationwide Testing Company (NTA), which is conducting the examination, stated as a way to keep social distancing, it has elevated the variety of examination centres from originally-planned 2,546 to three,843, whereas the variety of candidates per room has been decreased from earlier 24 to 12.

The essential Nationwide Eligibility-cum-Entrance Take a look at (NEET), which is a pen and paper primarily based check not like the engineering entrance examination JEE, has already been deferred twice in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The examination was initially scheduled for Could 3, however was pushed to July 26, after which to September 13.

A complete of 15.97 lakh candidates have registered for the examination.

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