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NEET need not be scrapped, says Piyush Goyal

IANS  |  Chennai 

for Railways and Coal on Friday dismissed the need to scrap the (NEET) for medical college admissions as it would enable the private colleges to demand a huge fee.

On Friday in a series of election rallies in said the party's manifesto has promised scrapping of NEET, in line with the demands of people.

BJP's ally in Tamil Nadu, the ruling AIADMK in its manifesto has promised to secure temporary exemption for the state from

Speaking to reporters, Goyal said wanted to re-introduce a system where private medical colleges can demand fee. He said students belonging to weaker economic background should be able to pursue medical education, which, he said, is possible under

The expressed confidence that would elect again.

The BJP is part of the AIADMK-led alliance that includes PMK, DMDK, TMC, PT and others.



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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 22:06 IST