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CET in Kannada; CM wants it for NEET too

Published On : 28 Dec 2016   |  Reported By : Courtesy : DHNS   |  Pic On: Photo credit : DHNS


Bengaluru, DHNS: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said the Common Entrance Test for professional courses will be held in Kannada along with English in 2017.

At the same time, he has requested Union Health & Family Welfare Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda to hold the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) undergraduate exam in 2017 in Kannada.

In his letter to Nadda, Siddaramaiah said CET will be held in Kannada along with English, in order to ensure that Kannada medium students of the state are on a par with those who have studied in English medium. Referring to the national entrance test, he said NEET?should be conducted in Kannada medium in addition to English for students of Karnataka as it would help Kannada-medium students comprehend questions better. This will also help overcome the disadvantage that they face compared to English-medium students. A high proportion of students of higher secondary stage in Karnataka are studying in Kannada medium, he pointed out.

Centre to look into request

Even as the state delayed sending a request to the Centre for conducting NEET?in Kannada, Minister for Medical Education Sharanpatil said the Centre could still accommodate it as there was time for the exam.

He was speaking at the Nimhans convocation. Union Health Minister Jagat?Prakash?Nadda said that if Karnataka puts forth a request, they will look into the matter.







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