A day after Hundreds of students who had to appear for the NEET exam was not able to give the exam due to 7-hour delay in Hampi express, the HRD minister Prakash Javadekar has announced re-examination for students who missed an exam due to railway delay.
He took to Twitter to announce the development in the NEET exam for the students who were not able to give it yesterday due to delay in train. to give a fair chance the decision has been taken.
Happy to announce that #Karnataka Students who missed #NEET exam , due to railway delay will get another chance.@MoHFW_INDIA @HRDMinistry @PIB_India @MIB_India @DG_NTA @cbseindia29 @ciet_ncert @DDNewsLive @airnewsalerts @DVSBJP@CMofKarnataka
— Chowkidar Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) May 6, 2019
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. After receiving the complaints of the student the decision was taken.
For those unaware, Medical colleges (except AIIMSs and JIPMER) will accept NEET scores for the counseling 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.