Karnataka: Over 500 students miss NEET exam due to train delay
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Karnataka: Over 500 students miss NEET exam due to train delay

Hundreds of students who had to appear for the NEET exam today were not able to give the exam due to 7-hour delay in Hampi express, confirms Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy.

He also said a last-minute change in the exam centres and lack of proper communication of the same has created confusion among students. The students who missed their exams were allocated centres in Bengaluru.

NTA (National Testing Agency) has conducted the first NEET exam today at various centres across the country.

The student who was unable to give their exam due to delay took to social media to complain and also demanded re-examination on the same. Also, they have tagged Union HRD minister and Railway minister in their posts.

Medical colleges (except AIIMSs and JIPMER) will accept NEET scores for the counselling in both all India and state level medical admissions. Recently, the Medical Council of Indian (MCI) has also made NEET as a mandatory clause for taking admissions in foreign medical colleges.

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