UP Govt to bear all expenses of topper Akanksha Singh’s Studies: CM Yogi

CM Yogi congratulated Akanksha who was born in UP’s Kushinagar and said that girls aren’t less than boys and Akanksha has proved that. 

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday (October 28, 2020) felicitated Akanksha Singh who secured 2nd rank across India in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) exam 2020. UP Yogi Adityanath also announced to bear all the expenses of Akanksha’s higher studies.

CM Yogi:

CM Yogi congratulated Akanksha who was born in UP’s Kushinagar and said that girls aren’t less than boys and Akanksha has proved that.

He also directed the chief secretary of the state to write a letter to the officials concerned for declaring Ms Akansha Singh as the NEET 2020 first-ranker jointly along with Mr Soyeb Aftab of Odisha, who had also scored 100 per cent marks but was declared to be the first-ranker, as per the rules.

The chief minister also asked officials to construct a road leading to her house. Besides assuring that the state government would extend all possible help to the brilliant student.

Akankasha Singh as a role model:

Terming Ms Akanksha as a role model for all girls, the Chief Minister congratulated her parents and members of the family. She has achieved her target through hard work and perseverance, the chief minister added.

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The test of NEET was held for a total of 720 marks with 180 multiple choice questions. Candidates meeting the NEET 2020 cut-off will be able to participate in the counselling process.

Candidates scoring marks above the NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be able to apply for NEET counselling process. Also,  for admission to the all India quota (AIQ) seats and state-quota seats. The respective counselling authorities will prepare a merit list for the seat allotment process to admit students to the medical courses.

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