NEET question papers to be similar in all languages: Javadekar


Vernacular question papers for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will be a translation of question papers in English, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.

Replying to a question about West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee recently stating that this year the students appearing for all medical entrance examination in vernacular languages had faced tougher questions than the ones set in English and Hindi, the Union Minister said: “The vernacular question papers for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) — the all-India entrance examination for entrance to medical colleges — will just be translation of the question paper in English.”

Stating that it was about ‘one nation one test’ in engineering Prakash Javadekar said: “We are yet to take a call on this issue. It is in discussion stage.”

The NEET-UG is an entrance examination for students who wish to study any graduate medical course (MBBS/ dental course (BDS) or postgraduate course (MD / MS) in government or private medical colleges in the country. NEET-UG (Undergraduate) for MBBS and BDS courses are conducted by the CBSE.

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