Chennai: Another suicide has been recorded in Tamil Nadu, in fear of the NEET exam, the national medical entrance exam. Soundarya native of Katpadi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, committed suicide. Relatives say the girl was under heavy stress after the exam. The number of students who committed suicide in fear of the NEET exam has tripled in four days.
The NEET exam was held nationally last Sunday. Kanimozhi, a native of Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu, committed suicide for similar reasons recently. Fear of failing the exam reportedly prompted the girl to commit suicide.
The girl passed the examination with high marks for Plus Two. She scored 562 marks out of 600 and was a great success. Dhanush, a student from Salem, also committed suicide due to fear of NEET. The bill to exempt NEET from Tamil Nadu was passed in the Assembly yesterday.