Students from Zindagi Foundation in Odisha.

NEET outcomes 2020: All 19 poor college students from Zindagi Foundation, a Bhubaneshwar-based basis which seeks to show underprivileged medical aspirants, have cleared the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET).

One of the scholars, Khirodini Sahoo has scored 657 out of 720 marks within the examination.

Speaking to ANI, Sahoo mentioned: “I belong to a very poor family, and my father works as labourer for other farmers in my village with a maximum earning of Rs 4,000-5,000 per month. Somehow, I completed my +2 from government schools and I had a dream to pursue medical studies. However, my family could not afford the cost of coaching. I tried on my own but was not able to clear NEET. After that, somebody in my village told us about Zindagi, I appeared for the test and got selected.”

Sahoo additional mentioned: “I was provided with all facilities. In the times of COVID-19, I had to vacate the hostel and go back home. My village did not have a network and neither could I buy a phone to pursue online classes. I got in touch with Ajay sir, and he helped me out. So I was able to achieve such a good score and expect to get a medical seat in good government medical college of Odisha.”

“My father is a small farmer. I came here to study during lockdown and my accommodation, food expenses were taken care of. I am thankful,” mentioned one other scholar.

The founding father of the Zindagi Foundation, Ajay Bahadur Singh, had to surrender his dream of changing into a physician as a consequence of monetary difficulties.

He based the Zindagi Foundation in 2017. The thought behind the inspiration was to make sure that all assets have been getting mobilised for the chosen vivid poor college students. The availability of assets like lodging, meals, research materials, teaching, doubt clearing lessons and particular lecturers have been ensured to assist the scholars put together to understand their goals of changing into a physician.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the NEET 2020 outcomes by which Odisha’s Soyeb Aftab has secured AIR 1, with 99.99 percentile.

The national-level entrance was performed on September 13. NEET is an entrance take a look at for medical and allied programmes, being held by the NTA.

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