Twitter Says #BanNEET, Know Reasons Behind Demand for Cancellation of Medical Entrance

After a student from Tamil Nadu, an aspiring NEET, committed suicide, the question of the central medicine entrance exam that was not suitable for applicants from rural India once again surfaced. People started the #BanNEET trend on the microblogging site Twitter. The 19-year-old medical student was from rural Tamil Nadu and was the son of a farmer. The government of Tamil Nadu has long raised with the central government the issue that NEETs are not suitable for children from socially, geographically, and economically disadvantaged sectors.

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Academics have also taken to Twitter and demand a ban on NEET. They claim the review is unfair. Many do not agree with the concept of having a centralized review. In engineering, apart from the central JEE Mains, students also have the option of taking state-level entrance exams. This option is not available for medical students earlier colleges like AIIMS and JIPMER used to have their own entrance exams, however, the same is now within the scope of NEET. Academics claim this puts more pressure on students.

Exams aren’t bad but .. just an exam can’t decide our ability whether I’m a good doctor or a bad doctor. We don’t need Neet it’s just a complicated paper that makes everyone struggle and suffers and why only in TN students aren’t able to clear it . We are much better. #BanNeet

— ks (@sparkingks) September 12, 2021

When Sushant singh Rajput was hanged it became a huge outrage. But what abt the students who lost their lives? what justice do we students get? who do we approach? #BanNEET_SaveStudents #BanNeet

— ℳર.கௌசி (@koshi_twits) September 12, 2021

Many also claim that it is not the exam but changes in the education system are needed

A committee set up by the government of Tamil Nadu found that more students from affluent families tend to eliminate NEETs than those from economically backward families. Dr. Jawahar Nesan, a member of the Justice AK Rajan committee formed by the government of Tamil Nadu, told that the committee analyzed student performance during the pre-NEET and post NEET MBBS course and found that the performance of MBBS students who passed the NEET program are poorer than students who were admitted to the course on the basis of grade 12 grades.
Now the state is considering a new law that can allow admissions to medical schools on the basis of 12 class grades instead of NEET. This is a suggestion of an official committee set up by the state government. The president’s assent is expected to be received for the bill after it is passed in the House, which would ensure social justice and also indicate the need to eliminate NEETs, the government said.

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