Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K.Palaniswami on Monday held a meeting with Ministers and senior Health Ministry oficials to decide the next course of action seeking exemption for the State from NEET 2018 to AYUSH courses and follow single window admission based on Class12 marks from this academic year.
The meeting was held at the State Secretariat, in which Deputy Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam and senior Ministers participated.
Sources said the State was pushing for admission to 1,740 UG seats in 29 AYUSH colleges, including 390 seats in six government colleges.
In February, AYUSH had asked state authorities to publicise that students should clear NEET to get admission in Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy courses.
Source: United News of India