NEET UG 2017:SC to resume hearing on age criteria for NEET
New Delhi: The Supreme Court, will resume the hearing on the age criteria for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET), for various undergraduate courses. Earlier, a fresh petition was filed in the Court, alleging that NEET 2 was tougher than the earlier one and CBSE came out with a common result, without “normalisation” or “rationalisation” of marks, obtained by the medical aspirants in these two tests.
Meanwhile, the two-judge bench of Amreshwar Pratap Sahi and Sanjay Harkauli, in Allahabad High Court, heard the affidavit from MCI (Medical Council of India) and the Centre and reserved its judgment till Monday. The Allahabad High Court on February 15, had ordered MCI, CBSE and the Centre to clarify about the imposed upper age limit of 25 years in NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) application.
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.