Another Student Commits Suicide on Failing to Qualify NEET 2019

Another student from Tamil Nadu ended her life two days after the NEET 2019 results were announced. This marks the third suicide from the state.

Published: June 6, 2019 6:14 PM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Sharmita Kar

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New Delhi:  Yet another Tamil Nadu student who had appeared for the All India medical entrance test National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) committed suicide after she failed to clear the test on Thursday.

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The student, M Monisha, hanged herself in her house in Villupuram in Tamil Nadu as she failed the examination for the second time.

This marks the third suicide reported from Tamil Nadu regarding the national exam.

On Wednesday, two more students, Rithu Shree from Viliyankadu in Tirupur district and Vaishya from Pattukottai district had committed suicide for the same reason.

As many as 59,785 students out of the total 1,23,078 students who appeared for NEET 2019 from Tamil Nadu cleared the test this year.

NEET was conducted across 154 cities in 11 languages and 2,546 centres. The NTA conducted the test on May 5 and May 20. Nine students out of the top 50 qualifiers of the national exam are from Delhi.

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Published Date: June 6, 2019 6:14 PM IST