Updated June 6th, 2024 at 10:39 IST

Kota: 18-Year-Old NEET-UG Aspirant Jumps to Death Day After Entrance Results, 10th Such Case This Yr

Hailing from Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh, Tiwari had been preparing for the NEET (UG) exam in a coaching institute in Kota.

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NEET-UG Aspirant Jumps to Death Day After Entrance Results | Image:PTI/ Representational
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Kota: In a tragic incident, an 18-year-old NEET aspirant allegedly jumped to death from the ninth floor of a building in the city, police said on Thursday.
The aspirant took the extreme step a day after the medical entrance results were declared.  

The deceased student has been identified as Bagisha Tiwari, who lived on the fifth floor of the multi-storey building with her mother and brother, allegedly died by suicide on Wednesday, they said. She was rushed to a private hospital but succumbed to her injuries an hour later, they added. 

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Hailing from Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh, Tiwari had been preparing for the NEET (UG) exam in a coaching institute in Kota.
Her brother, a Class 12 student, is a Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) aspirant, Circle Inspector at Jawahar Nagar Police Station, Harinarayan Sharma, told PTI on Thursday morning. 

The National Testing Agency had declared the results of the medical entrance exam on Tuesday. It is the tenth such case of suspected suicide by a student in Kota, since January this year. Last year, 26 suspected suicide cases by coaching students were reported -- the highest in the last few years. 

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The body has been kept in the mortuary of Maharao Bhim Singh (MBS) Hospital for post-mortem, which will be conducted after the arrival of the girl's father who has been informed about the incident, the CI said. Initial inquiry revealed she had appeared for the NEET-UG exam but the reason behind her extreme step was yet to be ascertained, Sharma added. 

(With PTI inputs)
 

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Published June 6th, 2024 at 10:36 IST