NEET: Will act after CBSE move over HC order, says TN govt

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday assured its support to NEET students from the state in the wake of the Madras High Court’s direction to the CBSE to grant grace marks and said its future course of action will be based on the steps taken by the central board.

On Tuesday, the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court had ordered the CBSE to grant 196 marks–4 marks each for 49 erroneous questions–in the Tamil version of this year’s NEET to those who took the exam in the regional language.

Health and Family Welfare Minister C Vijayabaskar said the government was in “favour” of Tamil students vis-a-vis the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET).PTI

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