24-year-old woman commits suicide in Thane over study pressure

A police officer said they have found an unverified suicide note, believed to be written by the deceased Shramista Som, in which she mentioned "study pressure" as the cause behind taking the extreme step

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On Saturday, a 24-year-old woman doctor who was preparing for MD course entrance examination allegedly killed herself by jumping from the 12th floor of her apartment building in Thane's Kolshet area. It is believed that she committed suicide as she was unable to bear the stress from studying.

A police officer said they have found an unverified suicide note, believed to be written by the deceased Shramista Som, in which she mentioned the same as the cause behind taking the extreme step.

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Som's mother is a well-known skin specialist who practices in Thane.

In the suicide note, believed to have been written by the deceased, she mentioned that she was unable to cope with the pressure of studying and to prepare for the entrance examination of MD (Doctor of Medicine) course," said Kapurbawdi police station inspector Arvind Karpe.

As per preliminary information, she jumped from her flat at around 7:00 am. A case of accidental death has been registered and Som's body has been sent for postmortem, Karpe said.

As per guidelines, MBBS graduates have to crack the NEET-PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, Post Graduate) to get admission for post-graduate courses.

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