Letters NEET: India’s single exam for admission to medical school

India’s NEET exam poses problems in its current form

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4704 (Published 31 August 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4704
  1. Vagish Kumar L Shanbhag, reader
  1. Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Yenepoya Dental College and Hospital, Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya University, Deralakatte, Mangalore-575018, India
  1. vagishkumar_12{at}rediffmail.com

Supe’s article on India’s National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) was interesting.1 In reality, however, some disadvantages arise from conducting the test in its present form.

States in India have different state syllabuses and eligibility criteria, with a diverse medium of languages in pre-university exams. NEET is currently conducted only in English and Hindi.2 A sudden change from …

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