Why does Tamil Nadu oppose NEET-UG?

The National Testing Agency claims that NEET exam improves equity in education but the reality is starkly different.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 01, 2024 | 7:00 PMUpdatedJul 01, 2024 | 7:00 PM

Why Tamil Nadu is against NEET exam

Journal of Medical Evidence (JME) has published an article on reasons why Tamil Nadu opposes the NEET exam. The article has explained the long-standing issue of Tamil Nadu opposing the test. It points out that high participation costs, proliferation of coaching centres, mismatched objectives, implications on rural and economically disadvantaged students, gender disparity, stress and mental health issues as key issues.

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