Saturday, July 13, 2024

Topic: NEET

‘No abnormality’ in NEET results, but analysis shows coaching hubs like Kota, Sikar bred more toppers

An analysis of NEET 2024 results by IIT Madras showed an upward trend in number of top scorers from the heavily frequented coaching hubs of the country, compared to last year.

SubscriberWrites: Securing exams, securing futures: The Public Examinations Act and the road ahead

By classifying such offences as cognisable, non-bailable & non-compoundable, the Public Examinations Act aims to deter organised crime networks that profit from manipulating the system.

‘Physically operated leak’ — CBI arrests one of the ‘kingpins’ in NEET-UG case from Patna

Rakesh Ranjan, or Rocky, a key aide of ‘mastermind’ Sanjeev Kumar, was arrested from the outskirts of Patna Thursday and sent to 10-day CBI custody.

‘No sign of widespread malpractice, shows analysis by IIT Madras' — Centre submits affidavit in SC

Affidavit is in response to PILs challenging conduct of NEET UG 2024 & seeking retest. SC had directed the Centre to provide detailed analysis. It will hear the matter again today.

NEET alternative from ex IAS officers, IIT director — 8 quarterly tests, internships, centralised exam

Former education secretary R. Subrahmanyan, along with 2 others, places proposal before central panel, suggests 40:40:20 weightage to academics, social-professional aptitude & finals.

‘Let us not be in denial’ — SC says NEET retest must happen if leak beneficiaries not identified

A three-judge bench, led by CJI Chandrachud, has asked NTA to disclose the nature of the leak, the locations, and the time lag between the leak and the exam.

‘My bat, my rules' shouldn’t govern NEET. It eliminates poor students even before the match begins

In gully cricket, the batting order is often randomly decided by holding up numbers behind a person’s back as they unknowingly call out names. Let chance rectify the problems with NEET too.

How Modi govt is planning to streamline urban land & property records

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by INDIANEXPOSE this week.

SC to hear 38 petitions against irregularities in NEET-UG exam Monday

National Testing Agency and the union government have been the center of controversy over allegations of malpractice and paper leaks in the 5 May nationwide examination.

NEET UG counselling deferred until further notice amid paper leak controversy

The development comes after the Supreme Court refused to delay the NEET UG counselling scheduled to start on 6 July.

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‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

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A ‘jai jawan, jai kisan' trap awaits Modi. In a 5-year Test match with revived Opposition

Modi govt will need to address massive challenges without the total power it got used to, in the face of relentless electoral challenges, one after another.