Prof Talat visits NEET centres at KU

Vice Chancellor (VC), University of Kashmir (KU), Prof Talat Ahmad inspected examination centres of National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) at the varsity on Sunday.

Flanked by top officers, including Controller of Examinations, Prof Farooq A Mir; Registrar, Dr Nisar Ahmad Mir and Chief Proctor, Prof Showket Ahmad, the VC expressed satisfaction at the elaborate arrangements made to facilitate the aspirants in line with the guidelines. At the University-level, the arrangements were put in place by the office of the Controller of Examinations.

Prof Talat said the NEET was held in adherence to all the requisite health protocols, in view of COVID19 pandemic. He also interacted with several aspirants for feedback about the arrangements. The VC also hailed the bold decision of the National Testing Agency to hold the examination amidst the pandemic, in the larger interest of safeguarding academic future of the student community.

At least 1,200 candidates were allotted for the examination centers, spread over more than 12 departments, at the University, said Prof Farooq A Mir, the Center Superintendent for NEET at KU. He said 1,115 aspirants wrote the exams.