In the wake of the Kovid-19 pandemic, Tamil Nadu’s opposition party AIADMK has appealed to the central government to exempt the state from common entrance exams including NEET this year in other courses including medical admissions on the basis of 12th marks. meet. AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam said that a committee should be constituted to fix the criteria for admission to college courses and the same should fix the marks for the same.
A copy of a letter written by him to Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also been shared with the media. Citing the education quality of the state in this, he said that in the report of 2019-20 published by the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education, Tamil Nadu has got more than 90 percent marks in the performance grading index of the states and union territories. That is A plus plus grade and it ranks first along with four other states. This index was released on the basis of checking 70 points.
He said that in such a situation, he is of the view that there is no need to test the ability of the student for admission in all professional and medical including other courses through entrance examinations.
Panel formed under the chairmanship of former judge of Madras High Court
A committee has been constituted under the chairmanship of a former judge of Madras High Court regarding the effect of NEET exam. This panel will study the impact of NEET Exam 2021 for admission to medical courses in the state and submit a report. Let us inform that this high level committee was constituted by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on 5 June 2021. The report will be submitted by the committee within one month.