The petitioner in the High Court, senior CPI(M) leader and Rajya Sabha member T.K. Rangarajan, had sought full marks for the 49 questions, saying the key words in Tamil questions were wrongly translated from English and this caused confusion among the students. There were 180 questions with a total mark of 720 in the NEET.

The judges said the students who took the NEET for admission to medical and dental colleges in Tamil should be suitably compensated to provide a level playing ground.

The CBSE conducted the NEET on May 6 in 136 cities in 11 languages, the results of which were announced on June 4. In Tamil Nadu, 1.07 lakh candidates sat for the test across 170 centres in 10 cities.

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