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Supreme Court: No Link Between Kota Suicides and NEET Results

supreme court (symbolic picture)
supreme court (symbolic picture)


IIE Digital Desk : The Supreme Court has dismissed claims linking the suicides in Kota to NEET results, stating that there is no direct correlation between the two. Kota, known for its coaching centers, has seen a tragic number of student suicides over the years, prompting debates on the pressure faced by aspirants. The court emphasized that attributing suicides solely to examination outcomes oversimplifies complex psychological issues. It urged a broader understanding of mental health challenges among students, stressing the need for supportive environments.

This ruling follows petitions highlighting the distress faced by students preparing for competitive exams like NEET. The court underscored the role of counseling and support systems in mitigating stress among aspirants. Kota remains a focal point for competitive exam preparation, drawing students nationwide. Concerns about mental well-being continue to be a priority, with stakeholders advocating for holistic approaches to education and mental health support.

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