Revolving fund came too late for these students
They opted to be wait-listed before the govt. announced the fund.
For numerous federal government school trainees, the State’s announcement that it would constitute a revolving fund to take in the costs element in self-financing medical colleges came far too late.
These students had actually been allocated seats in self-financing medical colleges and considering that they could not pay for the charges, they chose out.
S. Subathra of Nengavalli, a village in Salem district, stated she selected to be wait-listed for a seat in a government medical college. The visually-impaired student had actually scored 170 marks in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET).
‘ Conduct re-counselling’
Her dad is a painter and her mom, a weaver. “We would not have actually been able to deal with the substantial costs required by personal colleges. Hence, I requested for the waiting list quota in a government college. If the State federal government’s statement had actually come earlier, I would have confidently selected a self-financing college. The State government should consider conducting re-counselling for prospects like me,” she stated.
The 7.5% booking in undergraduate medical admissions for NEET-qualified government school trainees was a boon for M. Arunpandi, who had actually protected 190 marks in the examination.
The child of a manual labourer in a remote village in the dry Tiruchuli taluk, he appeared for counselling on Wednesday and was allotted a seat in a self-financing college. “However when we heard that the annual costs was 4.5 lakh, apart from the commitment for food and accommodation at the hostel, we gave it up,” he stated.
Another trainee of a federal government school in Tiruchuli has actually signed up with a science course in Madurai.
” I needed to pull out as paying the tuition costs for a private medical college is beyond my household’s capacity. Had the federal government made this statement previously, I would have joined MBBS. Now, I can only wait and prepare much better for next year’s NEET,” he said.
The dad of an SC prospect, who had actually been set aside a seat in a self-financing college in Coimbatore, said, “When the college authorities informed us that the yearly charges would be around10 lakh, we were surprised. I earn a paltry sum”. He pins his hopes on help from voluntary organisations to sponsor his kid’s education.
S. Thangapetchi, a student from Panamoopanpatti town in Usilampatti block who comes from a de-notified neighborhood, picked to be wait-listed for a federal government medical college seat for want of enough funds. A trainee of a federal government school in Vikkiramangalam, Madurai, she had actually scored 155 in NEET.
Her uncle, V. Alagarsamy, who had accompanied her for the counselling, stated she had gotten approved for the medical seats in a couple of self-financing colleges.
” But we were unable to pay25,000 immediately to secure the allotment letter,” he said.
Moreover, the college’s yearly costs of around 6 lakh was too steep. “Both my moms and dads are farming labourers. We can not afford to pay such a hefty amount for the tuition charges every year. My name is currently on the waiting list,” said Ms. Thangapetchi, who is the eldest of 4 children.
Selection Secretary G. Selvarajan stated the concern of candidates deciding out of counselling had not come to his attention. “If such a thing has happened, we will gather the information about these trainees and bring it to the federal government’s understanding. After discussions, we will supply a service for them,” he stated.
( With inputs from Vignesh Vijayakumar in Salem; S. Sundar in Virudhunagar; and P.A. Narayani in Madurai)
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