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Counselling for NEET takers


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Counselling for NEET takers

Advice for those writing the extension exam in Tamil Nadu

Counseling for 1.42 lakh students
Health Minister M. Subramanian said that a target has been set to provide medical treatment to at least 1.42 lakh students in the next 10 to 15 days.

Counselors will talk to students and parents over the phone to provide assistance

A total of 1,42,286 students who appeared for the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) in Tamil Nadu will receive calls from counselors through the state health department’s helpline 104.

Inaugurating this initiative at the 104 call center on Monday, Health Minister Ma. Counselors will talk to students and their parents, Subramanian said.

“On Sunday, a total of 1,42,286 students appeared in the NEET exam in the state. More students appeared for NEET this year than previous years.

In 2020, 1,17,000 students took the exam, compared to 1,10,971 last year,” he told reporters.

Out of 1,42,286 students, 17,567 are from government and government-aided schools. Got the list of students.

Counselors will contact students and their parents over phone to ensure their mental well-being and provide help/support, he said.

NEET last year

“Last year, 1.10 lakh students who appeared for NEET were given similar counseling two to three times.

It helped their mental health,” he said. He mentioned that last year 555 students were admitted under 7.5% reservation in medical and dental courses.

The state government is taking steps to get exemption from NEET exam.

The anti-NEET bill is awaiting further action by the President and the Union Home Ministry,” he said.

Health Secretary P.Senthilkumar, National Health Movement Director – Tamil Nadu Shilpa Prabhakar,

Tamil Nadu Health System Reform Program Project Director S. Uma, Director of Medical Education R. Narayanababu, Director of Public Health and Preventive Medicine T.S. Selvavinayagam attended the meeting.

The state health department has decided to provide counseling to students who appeared for the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET).

The state government will provide counseling to residents of Chennai through state health helpline number 104 and other students through district level war rooms.

Counselling for NEET takers

Minister Ma.Subramanian

The report quoted Health Minister M. Subramanian as saying that they have already received the list of students along with their contact details from the National Testing Agency.

The Minister indicated that the details of the students will be sent to the respective districts, Government Medical College Hospitals and

According to the statement, 333 psychiatrists working in the district head hospitals will contact the students through telephone.

According to the Minister’s statement, first priority will be given to students who have appeared for NEET more than once.

Explaining that this exercise will be an opportunity to understand the mental state of the students,

The report also said that these suggestions will help in reducing the fear of examination among the students.

According to the report, 12-point guidelines have been developed for its effective implementation and shared with psychiatrists and counsellors, the minister said.

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