KOLKATA: Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar has said vernacular question papers for the NEET will be mere translation of the question paper in English.
“The vernacular question papers for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) — the all-India entrance examination for entrance to medical colleges — will just be translation of the question paper in English”, he told reporters.
Javadekar was replying to a question about the West Bengal Education minister recently complaining that this year the students appearing for all medical entrance examination in vernacular languages had faced tougher questions than the ones set in English and Hindi.
Medical dialogues team had earlier reported that HRD Ministry sought explanation from the CBSE over allegations by a section of students and subject experts that national medical entrance exam question papers in regional languages were different and more difficult than that in Hindi and English.
The students appearing in the National Eligibility-cum- Entrance Test (NEET) in regional languages have complained to HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar that the question papers were different than those in Hindi and English.