NEET ASPIRANTS FROM STATE TO GET E-LESSONS TELECAST ON TV
MUMBAI: Students appearing for the National Eligibility Test (NEET) in Maharashtra will soon get virtual lessons on television channels. With the Supreme Court ruling that NEET will be the only criteria for admissions to all graduate medical and dental colleges, the Maharashtra higher education department has formed an expert panel to prepare the virtual lessons for aspirants.
“We have spoken to Doordarshan to air these lessons and we are also in the midst of talks with other private TV channels,” said Vinod Tawde, education minister. “The content of the lessons will be prepared by the expert panel. They will bring in subject experts to explain difficult concepts.”
These lessons will be prepared at the virtual classroom studios, which are used by the civic body to reach out to their schools, and with help of the set-up already existing with the education department.
“The BMC already has the infrastructure to prepare virtual lessons and we also have a similar set-up. We will make use of that to prepare these lessons,” said Tawde.
The state decided to televise the lessons was taken as not all schools and students in the interior parts of the state have access to the Internet. “Doordarshan has a wide reach, it can be viewed anywhere in the state so we are going to telecast the lessons there,” said Tawde.
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