There hasn't been a single day in the past couple of weeks
when there hasn't been any news regarding the NEET exam. Now, the apex court of
the land has issued a new directive all together.
According to the Supreme Court, the students who gave the National
Eligibility Entrance Test-I (NEET) on May 1 for MBBS and BDS courses'
admissions, can't be allowed to given another attempt in NEET-II on July 24.
"Those students who had showed up in NEET Phase-I
should not be allowed to show up at NEET Phase-II yet the students who couldn't
show up in NEET Phase-I may show up in NEET Phase-II," a seat of Justices
A R Dave, Shiva Kirti Singh and Adarsh Kumar Goel told the gathering at the
The SC emphasized the perspective it held earlier on private
institutions conducting their different tests saying "it is elucidated
that no examination should be allowed to be held for admission to MBBS or BDS by
any private school or affiliation or any private/esteemed college."
Prior, the SC had said that unaided private medicinal
schools anywhere in the country can't be allowed to proceed with their
pre-booked tests for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses.
The court had before initiated the pivotal hearing on the
supplications of state governments, private medicinal schools and minority
organizations like CMC Vellore and Ludhiana which wanted to reserve separate
placement tests for MBBS and BDS courses.
The states, not in favor of NEET, affirmed that there are major
contrasts in syllabus for the state medical tests and the NEET.
Amid the listening, Additional Solicitor General Pinky
Anand, showing up for the CBSE, had said the main period of NEET was directed
with no glitch and around 6.5 lakh students took up the test.
The summit court had on April 29, said the passage test for
admission to MBBS and BDS courses for the scholarly year 2016-17 will be held
according to the timetable through the two-staged NEET on May 1 and July 24.
On April 28, the court had rejected resistance for holding
NEET by states, including Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh
and Association of Karnataka Medical Colleges, other than minority foundations
like CMC, Vellore.