As per the rank list, of the total 6,394 doctors in the rank list for PG medical admissions, 4,360 are non-service doctors and 2,034 service doctors.
IT all started in November 2017, when Chief Justice Dipak Misra overrode a judicial order passed by Justice J Chelameswar’s in an alleged medical admission scam involving the judiciary.
Protests continued over suicide of medical aspirant Anitha of Ariyalur district, all through Sunday at various locations in the city.
She scored 1,176/1,200 in Class 12, but S Anitha, daughter of a Dalit labourer from backward Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu, didn’t score high in NEET. Missing a medical seat, she killed herself on Friday.
After being on hold for weeks while the State optimistically pursued efforts to get an exemption from the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, Tamil Nadu finally released the provisional rank list.
Supreme Court directed the State government to follow the NEET merit list in granting admissions to medical and dental courses for this academic year.
SC asks Tamil Nadu to follow common NEET for medical admissions after Centre refuses to endorse ordinance
The Centre has rejected the NEET exemption ordinance proposed by Tamil Nadu saying one state cannot be granted exemption.
Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan along with senior officials from the Directorate of Medical Education left for New Delhi on Sunday again over seeking exemption for the State from NEET.
The dalit girl has scored top marks in the State Board Class 12 examination, but could not match it in the national test which is based on CBSE syllabus.
Members of the TMC and AIADMK in the Rajya Sabha today expressed grave concern over the issue of different questions papers being given to students attempting NEET.