[New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu in a group photograph with an AIADMK delegation led by Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K. Palaniswami in New Delhi on Friday. /PTI]
New Delhi, Aug 11 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Palaniswami on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought the Centre’s assistance in getting exemption for state students from the NEET examination.
He told reporters after the meeting that he had sought the Centre’s approval for the state legislation giving exemption for Tamil Nadu students.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG is an entrance examination for students who wish to study any graduate medical course in government or private medical colleges.
Palaniswami was here to attend the swearing-in ceremony of M. Venkaiah Naidu as Vice President.
The Chief Minister also called on President Ram Nath Kovind.