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NEET aspirants commit suicide in Delhi, Tamil Nadu

Two NEET aspirants committed suicide day after the results of medical entrance exam was declared

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: June 05, 2018 10:08 IST ]

NEET aspirants commit suicide in Delhi, Tamil Nadu

A day after Central Bureau of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the reuslts of National Elgibility cum Entrance Exam (NEET) 2018 for medical colleges, two aspriants have allegedly committed suicide in Delhi and Tamil Nadu. 

A 19-year-old NEET aspirant allegedly committed suicide by jumping from 8th floor of a building in Dwarka Sector 12, hours after result of the medical entrance examination was announced on Sunday.  Police received information around 5.15 pm about the alleged suicide at Sunny Valley CGHS Society, sector 12 of Dwarka, a senior police officer said. 

Parnav Mehandirata had jumped from the building. His body was found lying in a pool of blood on the ground just beneath the balcony of his residence on the eighth floor, the officer said. 

"Further Enquiry revealed that deceased was appearing in the NEET exam for the last two years after passing class 12 in year 2016. Today, the result of NEET was declared in noon and he had failed to qualify the exam," he said. 

A suicide note was found in his room which mentioned he had lied about NEET result to his parents, he said.  No foul play is found or suspected by anyone. Inquest proceedings is being carried out to ascertain circumstances of death, the officer added.

In another incident, a 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai. Parents allege she took the step because she failed NEET exams. Body sent for postmortem.

(With inputs from agencies)

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