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NEET exam 2017: Supreme Court raps CBSE for setting different questions for students in regional languages

According To Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar, The Vernacular Question Papers For The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) From 2018 Will Be Only Basic Translation Of The Question Paper In English. The Announcement Will Affect The Future Of Lakhs Of Candidates Who Are All Set To Appear In The Joint Entrance Examinations In Medicine And Engineering In 2018 All Over The Country.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 10 Aug 2017, 12:37:03 PM
NEET exam 2017: SC raps CBSE for setting different questions

New Delhi:

Supreme Court raps CBSE for setting different questions for students taking NEET exam 2017 in regional languages. The court also asked the centre to file an affidavit stating that NEET exams will have identical questions in future from next year onwards.

According to Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar, the vernacular question papers for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) from 2018 will be only basic translation of the question paper in English. The announcement will affrect the future of lakhs of candidates who are all set to appear in the joint entrance examinations in medicine and engineering in 2018 all over the country.

Talking about the same Javadekar has said, "The vernacular question papers for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) - the all-India entrance examination for entrance to medical colleges - will just be translation of the question paper in English."

While talking about NEET, Javadekar has also replied the question about the West Bengal Education minister recently complaining that this year the students appearing for all medical entrance examination in vernacular languages had faced tougher questions than the ones set in English and Hindi.

When the matter comes to the 'one nation one test' in engineering, "We are yet to take a call on this issue. It is in discussion stage," Javadekar was further quoted while interacting with the reporters.

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First Published : 10 Aug 2017, 12:37:03 PM

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