Three students had approached the Gujarat High Court against the state's decision saying that instead of GujCET, the admissions should be given on the basis of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test.
Seven private medical colleges affiliated by the Gujarat Medical Education Research Society (GMERS) had to surrender 105 management quota seats as per the latest directive by the Gujarat High Court. The seats are now to be filled through the Gujarat Common Entrance Test or GujCET.
The High Court took this decision after three students approached against the state's decision. They asked for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) to be given weightage instead of the GujCET in the admissions.
The decision of 105 seats of management quota to be filled on the basis of GujCET results was taken by the division bench of Chief Justice V Subhash Reddy and Justice V M Pancholi. High Court also questioned the state government̢_̢_s last-minute change for converting self-financed colleges 105 management quota seats into government quota, that too changing the eligibility criteria while the admissions were under way, earlier this month.
Main objectives of the petitioners:
- The change of admission process during the admissions.
- The change in eligibility criteria was against the doctrine of legitimate expectations of the students who did well in NEET exams.