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Report: High-Level Committee to Study the Impact of NEET on Medical Admissions in Tamil Nadu

A High-Level Committee to Study the Impact of NEET [National Eligibility cum Entrance Test] on Medical Admissions in Tamil Nadu, 2021, submitted its report to the Government of Tamil Nadu on July 14. The 165-page report of the nine-member A.K. Rajan Committee, which was made public on September 21, can be accessed here.

The Government of Tamil Nadu constituted the Committee on June 19, 2021, under the chairmanship Justice Dr. A. K. Rajan, Former Judge, Madras High Court. The Committee was mandated to study whether the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)-based admission process has adversely affected the social, economic and federal polity, and on students coming from poor families who studied in Tamil medium in government schools in the State.

The Committee was tasked to suggest steps to remove impediments and protect the rights of the State, for advancing the principles of Social Justice and also to fulfill the mandate of the Constitution to provide equal and equitable “access to health” to all sections of people. The Committee also analysed if NEET was an equitable method of selection of students, and the effect of mushrooming NEET coaching centres on the educational system of Tamil Nadu.

The full report can be accessed by clicking the link below.

Report of the High Level Committee To Study The Impact of NEET on Medical Admissions in Tamil Nadu, 2021 Source : Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Tamil Nadu Source URL :  


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