Hyderabad: 241 Social Welfare Students Success in NEET-2021: Likely to get Admission in Medicine
For the parents- from daily wage earners to roadside vendors to agricultural laborers to security guards to landless laborers to auto rickshaw drivers to photographers, it was a moment of immense pride and great joy to know that their children are going to become doctors. These poor parents have been working day in day out to make both ends meet, and yet they encouraged their sons and daughters to pursue education as it was only ray of hope for a better life.
A whopping 241 students of social welfare residential educational institutions came out with flying colors in NEET 2021 and bagged all India ranks in reservation categories and their joy knew no bounds when they saw their NEET ranks. 48 students secured more than 500 marks in the NEET entrance exam.
The success stories of social welfare residential students stand as testament to the fact one can overcome life’s many challenges and achieve the desired goals in life if right opportunities and quality education are provided. All these 241 rankers are likely to get MBBS seats this year, besides, many more students will get BDS seats.
Minister for Scheduled Castes Development Department Koppula Eeshwar congratulated the toppers and appreciated the teachers for shaping the destiny of underprivileged students through quality education and running long-term coaching camps.
“What social welfare residential students achieved is not an ordinary feat given their humble family backgrounds” said Ronald Rose, Secretary of TSWREIS. Last year, 135 students joined MBBS course and this year, as many as 241 students likely to get admission in MBBS alone and many more students will get BDS seats as well, an incredible achievement in itself.
He congratulated the rankers for their grit and scripting their way to sweet success despite many challenges, Secretary commended the teachers for their transformative role in pulling the poor students from abject poverty and equipping them face the future with hope and confidence.
D. Spandana from Cherlapalem village, Mahabubabad district bagged all India 949 rank in SC Category. She said “I am thrilled beyond my words at the thought of becoming a doctor. I have secured 559 marks in NEET (All India SC Category 949). Our teachers encouraged me a lot and very much indebted to them. Hard work, proper planning and a lot of mock tests helped me in securing 949 rank. I want to pursue Nephrology as a specialization”.
Archana scored 556 marks (All India SC Category rank 1021), from social welfare Gowlidoddi college. Her father is a photographer and mother is a house wife and hails from Vanaparthy district. Archana said “the entire credit goes to my teachers and they encouraged and motivated me in every aspect even during the covid 19 pandemic period. My father’s brother died of blood cancer because we couldn’t afford to provide required treatment to him due to abject poverty. It was a very painful experience for a poor family like us. I will specialize in oncology and help needy poor cancer patients. So that poor patients shouldn’t die prematurely due to lack of money and timely treatment.
M. Samuel secured 602 marks in NEET (All India BC Category rank 7252) and his parents sell vegetables for a living. He hails from Jawahar Nagar, Medchal district. Samuel said “honestly, due to acute financial constraints, I wouldn’t have dreamt of cracking the NEET had the government of Telangana not provided free long-term coaching. No words are enough to thank my teachers for their sacrifices and it’s a proud moment for my parents. I want to be remembered as a peoples compassionate doctor and I think that will be a huge honor for me”.
K. Neha from Gowlidoddi social welfare college secured 499 marks (All India SC Category rank 3287). She said, “I had decided to become a doctor when I lost my father at a young age and he died when I was in 5th class. It was this tragic incident in a way instigated me to pursue medicine. Poverty taught me several lessons in life and no one should die lack of money. My mother is a daily wage laborer, from Lingotam village, Nagarkurnoor (district). I am indebted to my mother for her sacrifices and she courageously sailed through rough times and struggled a lot to educate me. Today, my dream became a reality. I am elated and can’t express my joy in words. Credit goes to my mother and teachers who constantly motivated me to give my hundred percent. I broke this news to my single mother and she is extremely happy. My ultimate aim is to serve the needy people”.
Contact numbers of rankers
Name Marks Caste Phone number
M.Samuel 602 BC 8309322401
G.Kavya 577 BC 8897437042
D.Spandana 559 SC 7780162901
S.Archana 556 SC 8142337400