Karnataka students who had missed the medical entrance examination NEET due to a train delay will get another chance, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said Monday.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for these students will be conducted on May 20, he said.
The National Testing Agency, which is conducting the NEET the first time, has announced that the exam centres will remain the same.
The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to medical colleges was held across the country on Sunday.
According to reports, over 500 students from various places in North Karnataka districts failed to make it to the exam venue due to a five-hour delay in Hampi Express while the others missed the opportunity due to a change in an exam centre.
"Happy to announce that Karnataka Students who missed NEET exam due to railway delay will get another chance," Javadekar tweeted.