With allegations of NEET 2021 exam nexus, #OperationNEET trends on Twitter
New Delhi: With the NEET 2021 exam being only 2 days away, allegations of a nexus for manipulating the NEET exam have surfaced resulting in a major uproar on social media.
Following an exclusive sting operation conducted by the Zee News, the candidates have taken to Twitter with #OperationNEET which has now started trending all across the board.
According to the Zee News report, the sting revealed the major scam of admission nexus controlled by touts who dealing with MBBS seats across the country by way of exam proxies and direct admission to medical colleges.
Around 5 accused have been arrested for their involvement in the crime at the moment. It has been reported that the accused have admitted to saying that mostly coaching and exam centres administration is involved in the scheme.
The sting video exposes the modus operandi of the miscreants. They said that they use the method of person exchange, i.e proxy candidates, seat blocking and tampering with OMR sheets.
Immediately with this whole scam coming to light, the police officials and authorities are on high alert. Few have been arrested and the process is underway to nab more touts.
Following this, the concerned students have taken to Twitter with #OperationNEET demanding high-level enquiry in the matter by CBI and the exam conducting body, National Testing Agency (NTA). The students have further demanded postponement of the examination. Some activists organisations have also come forward
Some of the Twitter responses with #OperationNEET are as follows:
NEET is the gateway to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, and BHMS Courses across the country. It has been a qualifying entrance exam since 2020 for admission to the MBBS courses in AIIMS & JIPMER (although such Medical Institutions are governed under separate Statutes).
Through NEET, candidates will be granted admission to 83,075 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, 525 BVSc and AH seats. The admission to 1,899 AIIMS and 249 JIPMER MBBS seats will be through NEET 2021.
The exam conducting body has put out an extensive list of do's and don'ts for the exam day mandatorily to be followed by the candidates so as to avoid any confusion. Candidates, who are set to appear for the examination are advised to check out the following set of instructions concerning the admit card, barred items, dress code, exam hall appearance and rules, reporting time as well as instructions for parents/ guardians and much more.