April 18, 2021 11:06 pm

NEET 2017 to be cancelled? Fresh petition filed in Madras HC, NEET 2017 results unlikely on June 8

A fresh writ petition has been filed in the Madras High Court to cancel the NEET 2017 entrance examination which was held on May 7

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It almost certain that NEET 2017 results would note be declared as per scheduled on June 8. After getting a stay on all proceedings of NEET 2017 exam till June 7 from Madurai bench of Madras High Court. Now, a fresh writ petition has been filed in the Madras High Court to cancel the entrance examination which was held on May 7. The petitioner J Gladwin prayed for admitting students to MBBS and BDS courses based on 10+2 marks. The case is to be taken for hearing in the coming week, reported PTI.

NEET 2017 was conducted in 10 languages and different languages had different sets of question papers. Some students have challenged this pattern, arguing that by framing different question papers, CBSE had denied them a level playing field. They said, instead, the Board could have translated a common question paper. They alleged that Indian language question papers were tougher than the English. On this ground, Justice M V Muralidharan has granted interim injunction asking government not to publish results until June 7.

The court also directed Union health and family welfare secretary, DG health services, Medical Council of India (MCI), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Government of to reply by June 7. According to reports, with none of the concern agencies seeking for an early hearing, it is unlikely that the NEET 2017 result would be declared on June 8.

NEET 2017 Entrance Exam

A total of 11,35,104 students have appeared for . This year, there has been substantial increase in number of registered candidates from previous year. Last year, 8,02,594 candidates appeared for the NEET 2016 exam.

CBSE NEET – UG is an entrance examination for students who wish to study any graduate medical course – MBBS or BDS – in government or private medical colleges in India. NEET 2017 replaces the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and all individual MBBS conducted by states or colleges themselves.

Undergraduate courses at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research JIPMER are outside the NEET’s purview.

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  1. NEET 2013 also had different papers… Karnataka had different paper.. All exams like GRE, JEE, AIIMS, JIPMER use different question papers to avoid leak… TamilNadu needs to become a new country and avoid NEET… And all the lazy students who dont study and want no NEET results or REEXAM….. obviously found the NEET paper difficult.. because they were provoking bull instead of studying..

  2. Reservation is not a violation of an Article 14……..then why NEET 2017……Dual standard…….. If reservation in the Education,Job,politics everywhere is not a violation of an Article 14…..then why in the NEET 2017 different papers is a violation of an Article14?…………..Due to reservation there is no equality of all the students as well as the citizens even though having an equal marks or qualification……..Before presenting a false pretex of violation of an Article 14 in NEET 2017 to the courts and giving the judgements about the NEET……the judiciary.authority and the government must completely remove the reservation system from the cons ution as well as from the governance…..it is better and in the interest of the country that the judiciary and the government can identify those selfish elements who have misinterpreting and misusing the Indian laws and rules and pe ioning in the courts to cancel and abolish the holy NEET……Vandematram.

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