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NEET 2017: SC to hear CBSE plea on Monday

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  10 Jun 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, June 9: The Supreme Court on Friday said it will hear on June 12 a CBSE plea for declaration of NEET result earlier put on hold by the Madras High Court. An apex court vacation bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice Deepak Gupta agreed to hear the plea of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) after Additiol Solicitor General Maninder Singh requested for an urgent hearing. The court will also hear the plea for the transfer of the tiol Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) cases pending in the Madras and Gujarat High Courts. The CBSE has challenged the Madras High Court’s May 24 order that restrained the Board from publishing the results. The NEET examition for admission to undergraduate medical and dental courses was held on May 7. The High Court order came after certain students and their parents contended that NEET 2017 was not uniform since questions asked in different sets of question papers in different languages were not the same. Besides the CBSE, two students have also moved the Supreme Court to challenge the May 24 order, contending that the future of 12 lakh NEET candidates is uncertain and there was apprehension of loss of one semester in the MBBS courses due to delay in effecting admissions. (IANS)

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