Abdul Basit, a student hailing from Pulwama, has accomplished an extraordinary feat by securing the top rank in the NEET UG-2023 entrance exam in Jammu and Kashmir, according to the National Testing Agency (NTA) announcement on Tuesday. Basit’s exceptional performance, with a score of 705 out of 720, has earned him the prestigious first position in the highly competitive exam in J&K.
In an interview with Greater Kashmir, Basit attributed his success to his unwavering dedication and consistent efforts. He emphasized the pivotal role played by his teachers in providing him with proper guidance throughout his academic journey. Basit acknowledged that his success mantra was based on hard work and consistency, recognizing the invaluable support he received from his educators.
Basit’s educational journey commenced at Ziekra Educational Institute in Pulwama, where he completed his primary education up to the 8th grade. Later, he transferred to NIET Pulwama to pursue his secondary and senior secondary studies. Displaying ambition and determination, Basit enrolled at Aakash Institute in the 9th grade, where he diligently prepared for both his class 12th exams and NEET.
Impressively, Basit cleared the NEET exam in his first attempt, showcasing his academic prowess and meticulous preparation. The NEET UG-2023 examination was conducted nationwide on May 7, 2023, at various test centers.
The significance of Basit’s achievement is further highlighted by the statistics of the NEET UG-2023 exam. Out of a total of 37,276 registered students, 36,431 appeared for the exam. Among the candidates, an impressive 20,564 individuals successfully qualified, illustrating the exceptional caliber of students competing for medical admissions.