The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday passed a resolution urging the center to withdraw a proposal to conduct a general entrance test (CUET) for admission to courses offered by central universities.
The decision was made by Chief Minister MK Stalin, calling for Central government take the entrance test.
There is no doubt that this CUET, like NEET, will retreat from a diverse school education The nationwide system severely undermines the importance of overall long-term development-oriented schooling and forces students to rely on training centers to improve entrance exam scores, the report said.
“The Assembly believes that any entrance exams based on the curriculum of the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will not provide equal opportunities for all students enrolled in various State Council programs across the country,” the statement said.
Opposing the resolution, the BJP organized the exit, while others, including the main opposition party, the AIADMK and allies of the ruling DMK – Congress and the Left Party, among others, supported the resolution.
Speaker M. Appavu said that the resolution was adopted unanimously.
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