NEET outcomes 2020: One hundred and sixty-six college students from Chattisgarh’s government-run Prayas residential colleges, a number of of them hailing from areas affected by Naxal violence, cleared the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), outcomes of which had been declared not too long ago, an official mentioned on Sunday.
Shammi Abidi, director of the state Tribal Welfare Department, advised PTI that 367 college students from these colleges had appeared for NEET.
“Of the 166 who cleared the exam, 38 are girls from Prayas Kanya Residential School Raipur, 33 students are from the facility in Durg, 26 from the one in Bastar, 24 from Bilaspur, 19 from Raipur, 17 from Ambikapur and nine from Kanker,” she mentioned.
“Besides, 34 students from Naxal-hit Dantewada and 15 from Jashpur, who are being provided education under other initiatives of the local administration, have cleared NEET,” she mentioned.
The Prayas programme was launched in 2010 beneath the Tribal Welfare Department with an purpose to supply schooling to college students from the Naxal-hit, tribal and backward districts.
At current, there are 9 such colleges in eight districts of the state.
Students from Naxal-hit districts who clear Class X with good marks are given admission in Class XI at Prayas the place they endure particular teaching, together with common faculty schooling, for securing entrance in medical and engineering schools and different programs.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel wished them a vibrant future.
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