A 20-year-old student from Pulachi State in Tamil Nadu died by suicide on Saturday after fearing he would fail the National Entrance Examination (NEET).
Kierthivasan, a resident of Kinathukadavu in Coimbatore district, was taken to Pulashi Government Hospital, where he received first aid. However, he died on the way to Coimbatore Government Hospital, where he was taken for further treatment.
The 20-year-old NEET student died by suicide for fear of exam results.
Keerthivasan appeared for NEET for the fourth time and was afraid of the exam result. He reportedly told his mother that the exam paper was difficult, according to police.
This is the fifth suicide this year due to NEET fear of failure.
A case has been registered with the Kinathukadavu Police and an autopsy is being conducted at the Government Hospital in Coimbatore.
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