NEET 2017: West Bengal, Tamil Nadu students got different question papers

The National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) conducted on May 7 at various centres across the country. According to MPs, students from West Bengal and Tamil Nadu who attempted NEET exam got different question paper. The concern was raised by the members of All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) in the Rajya Sabha today.

Disastrous results:

"Students who attempted the exam in Bengali or Tamil got different question papers,'' said TMC member. He further added, 40,000 out of the 56,000 students had disastrous results

He also included "NEET exam is not a West Bengal issue. It is a federal issue".

Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said, "We are looking into the matter."

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the NEET 2017 results on June 23. A total of 11,38,890 candidates appeared for NEET 2017 in 10 languages at 1,921 centres in 103 cities.

Punjab's Navdeep Singh secured All India Rank (AIR) 1 rank with a total score of 697 marks in the male category. In the female category, Nikita Goyal emerged as a topper. CBSE declares 131 as qualifying marks in the open category NEET 2017.

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