NEET 2017: CBSE to Re-conduct NEET UG 2017 on 17th May for Students in Warangal – Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE conducted NEET Undergraduate 2017 examination on last Sunday, May 7th, 2017. But no sooner, the examination has been grabbed with controversies, where students from Warangal complained that they were not provided with question paper in Telugu despite having selected the medium of language for exam as Telugu. The information was confirmed by a NEET official from Telangana.
Now CBSE has decided to conduct the examination on Wednesday, 17th May 2017, where all concerned students have already been informed about the schedule and venue for the exam.
According to the official who spoke to the news channel, the exam will be attended by a total of 230 students out of which 228 students would attempt the exam in Telugu while rest two would appear for the exam in Hindi. The 228 students had been provided with question paper carrying questions in the Hindi language despite having selected Telugu as their medium of examination. The exam will be conducted at St. Peters Central Public School, Warangal.
The students complained to the invigilator about the paper, they were told to attempt the paper in the language provided. But after the completion of the examination, parents and some students organizations staged the protest against the unjust treatment faced by the students. Thus board has come up with a conclusion of re-conducting the examination for these affected students.
This year, NEET examination has been endured with multiple controversies including allegations that the questions in English and Hindi question paper were comparatively easier than those in regional language question papers. Students also complained that questions had not been translated properly clearly showing Boards lack of preparedness at conducting the exam in multiple languages.