NEET candidates data available for a fee of 2 lakhs; Rahul Gandhi writes letter

Just like Aadhaar details that were available for a fee; now the NEET students details too can be accessed for a sum of Rs. 2 lakhs.

Several media reports have claimed that a website ( had access to records of 250,000 students along with their gender, roll numbers, rank in the exam as well as their mobile numbers, and the data was available for a payment of up to Rs 2 lakh.

A state-wise data of candidates was available on the website which included those from Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, and Jharkhand.

The website also offered “interested buyers” a chance to verify whether the data was genuine or not, as well as a free sample, according to a leading news agency reports.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi has written a letter to CBSE chairperson Anita Karwal to direct an inquiry in the alleged data leak.

The letter was posted on the Congress Twitter handle:

The domain, however, was suspended when the reports were out.

NEET is administered by CBSE as the entrance exam for admission to medical and dental colleges across the country. Over 13 lakh candidates appeared for the exams at 2,225 centers this year. The CBSE conducted the exams in 136 cities this year as against the 107 previously.


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