Day after NEET results, MP girl ends life; 10th in Kota this year

6 days ago 88

KOTA/BHOPAL: An 18-year-old


aspirant from Madhya Pradesh’s


died by suicide in


Wednesday, a day after the results were declared.
Bagisha Tiwari

’s death is the

10th case

of suspected suicide by a

coaching student

in Kota since the beginning of this year. In 2023, the Rajasthan city witnessed a record-high 26 cases of suspected suicide by coaching students, the highest in recent years.
Bagisha had been preparing for NEET for three years and had moved to Kota a year ago with her mother and younger brother, who is a JEE aspirant.

They had taken a fifth-floor apartment on rent.
NEET released the results Tuesday. Bagisha scored 320 out of 720 marks, and was dejected. Her father

Vinod Tiwari

, a PWD engineer, was in Rewa then. He said he spoke with her over phone and assured her not to worry about the result as she could get into a private college. That was the last time the father and daughter spoke.

Bagisha’s brother, Parth, said at 3.45pm, she messaged her mother, saying she was in class and would be home soon. Shortly after, neighbours informed the family that she had fallen from the building.