NEET-UG counselling postponed amid paper leak controversy, new date to be announced soon

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This year 67 candidates topped the NEET exam, while last year there were only 2 toppers. NTA also gave grace marks to more than 1500 students, calling it a waste of time. After which the Supreme Court gave the option of conducting the exam again.

NEET exam has been surrounded by controversies since the beginning. After a large number of toppers and grace marks, this matter has reached the Supreme Court. NTA had conducted its re-examination on 23 June. NEET-UG counseling was to be held from 6 July i.e. today. But the counseling has now been postponed. Now the new date will be announced soon. Counseling has been postponed till further orders. However, till now the counseling was expected to be held on 6 July.

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There has been a controversy ever since the results of the NEET exam conducted by NTA were declared. Grace marks were given to 1563 students, after which the issue of rigging started coming up. The Supreme Court had conducted a re-examination on 23 June. Out of 1563 students, only 813 students appeared for the exam again. Counselling of students who have passed the re-examination is to be done. But the counselling to be held today has been postponed.

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How many toppers are there in NEET exam?

Let us tell you that this year 67 candidates topped the NEET exam, while last year there were only 2 toppers. NTA also gave grace marks to more than 1500 students, calling it a waste of time. After which the Supreme Court gave the option of conducting the exam again on June 23.

What is the NEET exam controversy?

Many irregularities have come to light in the medical entrance exam NEET-UG. More than 24 lakh candidates had appeared for the exam. In which there were allegations of giving more marks to the students. It was also alleged that the marks of many candidates were wrongly reduced and increased, which affected their rank. At the same time, more than 1,500 students were also given grace marks to compensate for the wastage of time due to the delay in the examination at six centers. After which there were protests in large numbers.

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