While addressing a press conference in Bhopal on August 27, the Home Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Narottam Mishra spoke on NEET and JEE examinations. He said, "The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) are not examinations of class third or fourth. People passing these examinations contribute to nation-building." "These examinations are essential. Therefore, this should not be made an issue," MP Home Minister added.