SRINAGAR: Bringing laurels to Lolab valley, 21-year-old Shahid Farooq Bhat of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district has qualified the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 exam, securing 660 out of 720 marks at All India level.
Shahid who hails from the Lalpora village of Lolab valley in the northern district of Kashmir valley did his schooling from a local government school and later went to the Govt. Higher Secondary School Lalpora Lolab where from he qualified Class 12 exams with 423 marks out of 500. He later on joined HOPE Coaching classes in Parraypora Srinagar wherefrom he received coaching for the NEET exam.
Shahid, according to his parents, qualified NEET in his second attempt. Shahid credits his success to his parents,for facing every hardship to ensure quality education for him. “My parents and teachers have played a great role in helping me where I am presently finding myself,” Bhat said.
Pertinent to mention here, the NEET result was declared by NTA on Monday evening, days after Supreme Court directed the National testing agency (NTA) to declare the highly anticipated results. (GNS)