National Examination Agency (NTANational Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Admission to Medical Course-Graduate (NEET-UG) has been declared, in which 9.93 lakh students passed Tanishka of Rajasthan has topped. At the same time, Vats Ashish Batra of the capital Delhi came second and Hrishikesh Nagbhushan of Karnataka stood at number three. Tanishka had prepared for NEET from Kota. The great thing is that this year Tanishka had also given JEE Main exam and she secured 99.50 per cent marks in it.
Tanishka used to study for seven to eight hours
According to media reports, the father of NEET topper Tanishka teaches in a government school. At the same time, Tanishka's mother is a lecturer in a government school. Tanishka says that apart from school and coaching, she used to study at home for seven to eight hours every day. Tanishka has given the credit of her success to her parents.
Maximum 1.17 lakh candidates passed from Uttar Pradesh
More than 17.64 lakh students had appeared in the medical entrance exam. The maximum number of 1.17 lakh candidates have passed from Uttar Pradesh, while 1.13 lakh have passed from Maharashtra and 82,548 from Rajasthan. The entrance exam held on July 17 at 3,570 centers in 497 cities in India and 14 cities outside the country had around 95 per cent attendance. The exam was taken in 13 languages Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
The NEET-UG exam was conducted for the first time in Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Colombo, Doha, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Lagos, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Dubai and Kuwait City.
Check out the list of top 10 toppers of NEET
- Rajasthan Tanishka 715 Marks
- Delhi NCT VTS Ashish Batra 715
- Karnataka - Hrishikesh Nagbooshan Ganguly - 715
- Telangana- Erabeli Siddhartha Rao- 711
- Maharashtra- Rishi Vinay Balse- 710
- Punjab- Arpit Narang- 710
- Gujarat Jeel Vipul Vyas- 710
- J&K- Hajik Parveez- 710
- West Bengal - Sayantani Chatterjee - 710
No plans to link NEET and JEE with CUET for next two years
Meanwhile, the Union Minister for Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan has said that there is no plan to link JEE, the entrance exam for engineering, and NEET, the medical entrance exam, with the University Common Entrance Test (CUET). University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman Jagdish Kumar had said last month that JEE and NEET would be merged with CUET in future.
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