Tamil Nadu students improve in NEET 2019

Tamil Nadu students improve in NEET 2019
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Out of 1,23,078 candidates who appeared for the exam, 59,785 students have been qualified (48.57%), which is an increase of 10% when compared to last year.

CHENNAI: In the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019, the performance of Tamil Nadu students had increased remarkably. As nearly 49% of the students who appeared for the entrance test have qualified to study medicine.

Out of 1,23,078 candidates who appeared for the exam, 59,785 students have been qualified (48.57%), which is an increase of 10% when compared to last year. Last year, out of 1,14,602 students who appeared for the test, 45,336 of them cleared it (39.55%).

Nalin Khadelwal had secured the top rank by scoring 701 out of 720 marks, at All India level.

No student from the state has featured among the top 50 candidates. A student of Tamil Nadu Shruthi K had secured the 57th rank by scoring 685.

Among the differently abled candidates, Karvanna Prabu KK from Tamil Nadu scored 572.

Apart from Hindi, 1.34 lakh candidates took the test in regional languages including Tamil this year. Of them 8.86% qualified in the exam.

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