Medical admission

AK Rajan Committee submits 165-page report on impact of NEET on medical admissions in Tamil Nadu

Based on the panel report, the DMK government is likely to move a resolution seeking exemption for TN from the national-level entrance test and send it to the Centre and the President.

published on : 14th July 2021

Odisha notifies 15% quota for govt school students in medical and engineering colleges

Colleges and institutions where the reserved seats fall vacant, authorities will be allowed to fill those seats with students from other respective categories, the notification read.

published on : 1st April 2021

I-T Department's operation finds shocking evidence of admission malpractices at medical colleges

A release by the department through PIB says that so far, the evidence gathered indicates that the money has been accepted as illegal capitation fees by manipulating the online admission process.

published on : 19th February 2021

Centre not in favour of reservation for government school students in medical admissions

While the reservation for government school students in Tamil Nadu was provided through legislation by the state government, the Puducherry Cabinet forwarded the proposal to the Lieutenant Governor.

published on : 21st January 2021

HC refuses to stay medical admission under 7.5% quota category

According to the petitioners, providing  a further 7.5 per cent reservation to government school students above and beyond the existing scheme of reservations is unreasonable.

published on : 6th January 2021

Cracks in Supreme Court appeared in November

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.

published on : 13th January 2018

Protests over Anitha’s death continue in Chennai, 340 detained  

Protests continued over suicide of medical aspirant Anitha of Ariyalur district, all through Sunday at various locations in the city.

published on : 4th September 2017

Anitha had a dream, a poor Dalit village girl who would become a doctor — but it died with her

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.

published on : 1st September 2017

Medical admissions: Just five from Tamil Nadu State Board in NEET top 20

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.

published on : 24th August 2017

Supreme Court directs Tamil Nadu to follow NEET, counselling on Thursday

Supreme Court directed the State government to follow the NEET merit list in granting admissions to medical and dental courses for this academic year.

published on : 23rd August 2017

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.

published on : 22nd August 2017

Tamil Nadu Health Secretary Radhakrishnan leaves for Delhi again over NEET issue

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.

published on : 21st August 2017

Ariyalur Dalit girl represents Tamil Nadu’s NEET angst at Supreme Court

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.

published on : 18th August 2017

WB, TN students got different NEET question papers: MPs in Rajya Sabha 

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.

published on : 24th July 2017