NEET hasn’t created the equality of opportunity it had promised

Synopsis: The recent move of the Tamil Nadu government to bypass the NEET exam requires careful analysis of the issues surrounding the NEET. Introduction The government of India cleared the way for making NEET a common entrance examination for all medical colleges across India. This was opposed by many states including Tamil Nadu. What steps… Continue reading NEET hasn’t created the equality of opportunity it had promised

NEET fails the multidimensional construct of merit

Synopsis: The policy of a single test needs to be reviewed to attain the lofty goals of the New Education Policy. Introduction Recently, The Tamil Nadu Assembly has passed a Bill to dispense with the National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET). This bill is passed based on the recommendation of the high-level committee led by… Continue reading NEET fails the multidimensional construct of merit

Inequity and injustice writ large – Regarding NEET

Synopsis: This article explains the journey of Education and issues surrounding NEET. Introduction Historically, states had established medical colleges and allowed private persons to establish medical colleges. States regulated the admission of students to these colleges. Standards and quality of education improved over time. But, the NEET is creating an era of great inequity and… Continue reading Inequity and injustice writ large – Regarding NEET

National Entrance cum Eligibility Test(NEET) – Issues and Significance- Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction Recently, The Tamil Nadu Assembly has passed a Bill to dispense with the National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET). This bill is passed based on the recommendation of the high-level committee led by retired judge AK Rajan. The committee report was prepared after looking into around 86,000 representations from various… Continue reading National Entrance cum Eligibility Test(NEET) – Issues and Significance- Explained, pointwise