NEET 2020: Highest number of eligible candidates of Uttar Pradesh

NEET 2020: Highest number of eligible candidates of Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: According to the data available with the National Testing Agency (NTA), the number of students passing the medical entrance examination NEET is the highest this year. Out of more than 13.66 lakh candidates, more than 7.7 lakh candidates have passed the examination which is used for admission in MBBS courses across the country.

“The maximum number of candidates to pass the NEET examination this year is 88,889, while Maharashtra comes second with 79,974 candidates,” said an official.

Rajasthan ranks third after Kerala (59,404) and Karnataka (55,009) in terms of number of candidates who pass NEET exam with 65,758 successful candidates.

A total of 23,554 candidates have passed the examination from Delhi, while 22,395 successful candidates are from Haryana.

The result of the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) was declared on Friday.

According to preliminary data, Tripura was ranked as the state with the most candidates. However, the National Testing Agency later corrected the data, calling it a “human error”.

“The number of women who qualified in the exam is higher. While 4.27 lakh women have passed the exam. The number of men who qualified in the exam is 3.43 lakh. One out of 4 transgender candidates who have appeared in the exam has been successful.” The officer said.

The NEV was held on 13 September amid stringent precautions in the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic.

From this year, admissions to MBBS courses at 13 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry will also be made through NEET after amendment in the National Medical Commission Act, 2019, by the previous Parliament was passed. year.

This year the test was offered in 11 languages ​​- English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. Based on the preliminary report, more than 77 percent of the candidates took the test in English, about 12 percent in Hindi and 11 percent in other languages.

The exam was postponed twice before due to the COVID-19 epidemic and the government decided to go ahead with it, despite opposition from one class, to minimize further academic losses.

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