Vacant pvt medical college seats can be filled as per NEET merit list: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today agreed to suggestions that the vacant post-graduate seats in private unaided medical colleges could be filled up as per the order of merit in the All-India National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) list. A bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Indu Malhotra said this while hearing a matter of Uttar […]

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Plea in High Court seeks to re-allot exam centres for NEET candidates in TN

A petition was filed in the Madras High Court today seeking a direction to the CBSE for re-allotment of NEET examination centres for candidates from Tamil Nadu who were assigned centres outside the state. First Bench comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Abdul Quddhose posted it for hearing tomorrow before a bench headed by […]

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Madras HC pulls up striking govt teachers; says students affected

The Madras High Court today pulled up a section of Tamil Nadu government teachers who are on strike, saying it affected students. The court then directed the state government to file a report by September 14 on the steps taken to end the protests. Justice N Kirubakaran made the observations on a petition by advocate […]

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Ensure no agitation takes place over NEET: SC to TN govt

The Supreme Court today directed the Tamil Nadu government to ensure that no agitation takes place in the state over the NEET examination issue. The apex court directed that anybody involved in any kind of activity that stalls normal life of citizens in the state should be booked under the appropriate law. A bench headed […]

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MBBS: HC asks Centre to include student in waiting list as NRI

 The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to include a student, seeking admission to MBBS course through NEET as an NRI candidate though he appeared for the entrance exam as a resident candidate, in the waiting list for deemed universities. Justice Vibhu Bakhru said that this would enable the student to approach the deemed […]

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“Are we not ashamed of opposing NEET” asks HC judge

Madras High Court today made some critical observations on Tamil Nadu government’s opposition to National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. “Are we not ashamed of opposing the NEET. Do you underestimate the ability of our students and the standard of education in Tamil Nadu? “Do you feel that our students will not do better than students […]

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SC approves holding of MBBS, BDS entrance through NEET

The Supreme Court today cleared the decks for holding of National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET), a single common entrance test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses, in two phases for the academic year 2016-17 in which around 6.5 lakh candidates are likely to appear. The apex court approved the schedule put before it by […]

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SC reserves order on plea to hold entrance via NEET

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The Supreme Court today reserved its order on a plea seeking directions to Centre for holding single common entrance test for MBBS, BDS and PG courses through National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET). The Centre and Medical Council of India (MCI) came out with a schedule that All India PMT exam for May would be treated […]

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Review sought of SC bar on single medical entrance test

An NGO Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking the review of its verdict quashing a Medical Council of India (MCI) notification mandating a common entrance test for undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses in government and private institutions. The petition was filed by NGO Sankalp saying the court’s earlier “judgment erred in not appreciating […]

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SC sets aside notification for common medical test

The Supreme Court Thursday set aside a Medical Council of India (MCI) notification mandating a common National Entrance Eligibility Test (NEET) for both undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses in government and private institutions. In a majority judgment, Chief Justice Altamas Kabir and Justice Vikramajit Sen said: “We also have no hesitation in holding […]

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