Issues on plea for NEET

On the plea to go to a different panel:

  • The plea will go to a panel headed by Justice AR Dave
  • The plea is being forwarded by a bench comprising Chief Justice TS Thakur and Justice DY Chandrachud
  • The plea was filed in May-end by an Indore based doctor, Anand Rai who claims to be an integral in the Vyapam Scam
  • The ordinance had earlier got presidential assent on May 24

The plea itself:

  • Referring to the Centre’s stand to support the single-window National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions, the plea said the government has now taken a “complete U-turn” which shows “malafides and ill intent towards the process of admission of students who shall suffer the most”
  • The ordinance keeps state boards out of the ambit of uniform medical entrance examination NEET for the present academic session
  • According to the ordinance, students of state government boards will not have to sit for NEET on July 24 and that they will have to appear for the uniform entrance exam from the next academic session


  • On May 9, the apex court had rejected pleas of state governments and minority institutions to hold separate exams for MBBS and BDS courses for this academic year
  • The top court had approved the schedule by the Centre, CBSE and MCI for treating the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) that was scheduled for May 1 (NEET-1)
  • The combined result for NEET 1 and NEET 2 (July 24) will be released on August 17, for which, the admission procedure will go on till September 30
  • [“source -cncb”]