NEET exemption is the State Government’s policy: Sengottaiyan
Minister for School Education, Sports and Youth Welfare, K.A. Sengottaiyan, on Wednesday said that seeking permanent exemption to Tamil Nadu from the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the policy decision of the State government and hence continuous efforts are being taken for seeking exemption.
Addressing media persons at AET School premises, the venue for MGR centenary birth celebrations on Wednesday, the Minister said that NEET for graduate medical course is not necessary for the State and hence the government is taking all steps for permanent exemption. However, to prepare students face all competitive examinations, various schemes will be implemented, he added.
The minister said that 412 centres to train students to face such examinations will be established in the State. Also, experts in the educational field, through video conferencing, will build self-confidence in students and also provide training. “All these centres will be established by this month-end,” he added.