A cowherd’s son in Tamil Nadu cleared this 12 months’s Nationwide Eligibility-cum-Entrance Check (NEET), topping the checklist of scholars from authorities faculties within the nation who took the coveted examination for admission to undergraduate medical programs.
Nevertheless, as a consequence of monetary constraints, Jeevithkumar, the son of a cowherd and a Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Assure (MGNREGA) employee from Theni district of Tamil Nadu, mentioned he may not have the ability to pursue the course.
He was a scholar of the Authorities Mannequin Larger Secondary College at Silvarpatti, Periyakulam and has scored 664 marks out of whole 720 in his second try of taking the examination.
Jeevithkumar mentioned he may not have the ability to pursue the medical schooling because the charges of even the federal government faculties is past his household’s attain.
“It wasn’t my intention to grow to be a health care provider, however I attempted it as a result of the examination was very onerous to crack. Now I wish to pursue MBBS course, however my household would not have the ability to pay the charges for even authorities faculties, not to mention a non-public one. I need to request folks to assist me pursue my research,” he mentioned.
He additionally thanked his lecturers at his college for his or her steerage and assist in enrolling at a training institute for NEET preparation.
“Final 12 months, I wrote the examination solely to understand how powerful it was. I deliberate to put in writing it once more and my lecturers helped me in becoming a member of a NEET teaching and this time I used to be capable of rating 664 marks which made me the nationwide topper amongst authorities college college students throughout the nation,” he added.
Jeevithkumar’s mom, Parameshwari, who’s a MGNREGA employee, expressed happiness at her son’s success and thanked his lecturers for his or her assist and steerage. “Jeevith’s college and lecturers performed a significant function in guaranteeing that he was capable of enroll in a year-long teaching class. Jeevith was the primary in our household to attain excessive marks in Class 10 and 12. We’re proud of how effectively he has completed and it looks like he has already grow to be a health care provider,” she mentioned.
The Nationwide Testing Company had declared the NEET 2020 outcomes on Friday.