As the exam date for the NEET 2017 is drawing closer, the aspirants from Maharashtra are really concerned as they can only appear from the six listed centers.More than 2.5 lakh candidates are expected to fight in the NEET 2017 exam which will be conducted across six cities only- Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Nashik and Thane.
For the candidate who will be appearing from rural Maharashtra, representatives of ABVP made a request to Health Minister Girish Mahajan to increase the number of center as this will facilitate the students to great extent.
Views of ABVP
"Students from the mofussil towns will have to travel to reach their centres. This will not only cause financial burden but will also result in mental stress to the aspirants," said Rohit Chandode, Mumbai secretary of ABVP.
Views of the Director
On the request of Directorate of Medical Education and Research, the CBSE has already increased the centers to six. "The CBSE agreed to have only as many centres as they can control," said Pravin Shingare, Director, DMER.
"The board has deliberately provided fewer number of centres as it is easier to control. Since it is a centrally-held examination, it is important to keep a tab on the security," he added, as reported by Indian Express.