Pass percentage of NEET qualifiers from JK up by 10 percent this year

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Srinagar: Pass percentage of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) or NEET, qualifiers has increased by nearly 10 percent in Jammu and Kashmir corresponding to the previous year

In NEET-2021, news agency Kashmir News Observer reported that only 42.59 percent of students from JK had qualified the exams. But this year, more than 52 percent of students have qualified the test.

The official figures revealed by the National Testing Agency showed that a total of 38,140 students had registered from JK and of them, 36,374 appeared and 20,005 qualified it.

Likewise, in 2021, a total of 34, 615 candidates had registered from JK out of which 31,479 appeared and 14,743 qualified.

Pertinently, the National Testing Agency on Wednesday announced UG National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2022 results for 1,87,2343 candidates who had appeared for the exams at 3570 different Centres located in 497 Cities throughout India including 14 cities outside India.

From the overall results, one Open Merit (OM) student from Jammu and Kashmir Haziq Parveez Lone secured 10th position. However, from the male category of the overall candidates, Lone has secured the 7th position.

Notably, a total of 18,72,343 students across India had appeared in the NEET-2022 out of which 17,64,571 students appeared and 10,777,2 were absent.

The Examination was conducted in 13 Indian languages including Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

According to NTA, the NEET examination was also conducted for the first time in Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Colombo, Doha, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Lagos, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore, Dubai, and Kuwait City.


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