NEET Paper Leak 2017 – A Chronology of NEET 2017 Exam Controversies


NEET Paper Leak 2017NEET Paper leak 2017 – Once again, the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is making headlines for all the wrong reasons. NEET 2017 exam was conducted by CBSE on May 7, 2017. Over 11 lakh students appeared for NEET exam which was held at 1921 examination centres in 103 cities across India. Although the exam was conducted successfully, but not without controversies. Right from the allegations of NEET paper leak to an overly strict dress code, there are several things that made NEET a controversial exam this year. Several media houses reported the incidents of NEET paper leak attempts that were made by unscrupulous elements across the country.

Let’s take a look at some of the major NEET paper leak 2017 stories that were published in India’s major newspapers and online news platforms in the past few days –

Hindustan (Hindi) – Admit Card Used for Cheating

On May 10, Hindi daily ‘Hindustan’ published a front page story on how Admit Card was being used for cheating in NEET 2017 exam. Read the full story here


Indian Express – Dress Code Harassment

On May 10, Indian Express published a story on the harassment faced by the students in the name of NEET dress code. The newspaper reports that 2 cases were filed against NEET invigilators.


Jagran (Hindi) – Arrest of NEET paper leak Kingpin Lalit Vijay

On May 10, Jagran newspaper reported the arrest of NEET paper leak mastermind Lalit Vijay alias Chandan in Patna. The published story talked about how Lalit received and distributed question papers before the exam.

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Times of India – ‘Errors’ in NEET paper

On May 9, Times of India published online a story discussed the ‘errors’ in the NEET 2017 question paper. According to the story, there were four questions that had problems.


Hindustan Times – Multiple Controversies Erupt After NEET Exam

On May 9, Hindustan Times reported the different controversies that had erupted after the exam. The story talked about the arrest of 4 youths by Goa police as well as the language problems faced by the candidates at some examination centres.

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Hindustan Times – 4 Men Held for ‘Leaking’ NEET Paper

On May 8. the arrest of 4 people in connection with ‘leaking’ NEET’ paper was reported by Hindustan Times. As per the report, the arrested men were under the scanner for last 15 days. Entrance Corner also published a story on arrest of people for alleged NEET paper leak. Check here


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