New Delhi: Left-affiliated student unions staged a protest near the education ministry, demanding an investigation into purported irregularities in the NEET exam, as reported by news agency PTI. Responding to the uproar, the National Testing Agency (NTA) said on Saturday that the education ministry has established a four-member panel to scrutinize the grace marks allotted to over 1,500 candidates in the examination. This development unfolded amidst accusations of score inflation, resulting in 67 candidates sharing the top rank in the NEET-UG medical entrance test.

“Students demand an independent and transparent investigation into the alleged irregularities in the NEET exam to ensure accountability,” Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union vice president Avijit Ghosh said.

“We demand the ministry to establish a more reliable and secure examination system to safeguard the integrity of entrance exams,” Ghosh said.

The student community stands united in demanding a fair and transparent exam system. The future of countless students is at stake and the ministry must take immediate action to address these critical issues, Ghosh was quoted as saying in a statement.

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ABVP Protest Outside NTA Office

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) staged a protest outside the NTA headquarters in Delhi today, June 10, 2024. The protest was triggered by accusations of a leaked NEET-UG exam paper and subsequent irregularities uncovered in the exam results.

Earlier on June 9, students gathered in Surat to protest against the National Testing Agency (NTA. The announcement of the NEET UG 2024 results has raised a lot of concerns among students and parents, leading to protests across India.

Following the announcement of the exam results on June 4, candidates have voiced concerns about various issues, urging for a re-examination. Notably, 67 candidates secured the first rank, with eight from a single center in Haryana, amidst a record registration of over 24 lakh candidates for the exam this year.

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