NEET 2020 aspirant of Tamil Nadu commits suicide over fear to appear for exam

A day after Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking postponement of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) scheduled to be held in September, a 19-year-old  girl died by suicide on Tuesday allegedly out of fear of writing the paper.

The 19-year old resident of East Venkatasamy Road, Tamil Nadu was preparing for NEET, scheduled to be held in September. According to her parents, the girl took the extreme step as she was scared of approaching the exam.

The teenager was found hanging in her room on Tuesday evening by her mother, who immediately lodged a complaint with the police.

Her parents also said that she also appeared for the exam in 2019, she couldn’t get the minimum cut-off mark to qualify for the medical admission. Aiming to crack the exam this year, she was preparing hard and got herself enrolled in a private coaching centre in the same locality.