The Supreme Court said in the hearing on May 5, that no clarification is required on making the National Eligibility Entrance Test a common entrance exam for entry into medical programs across the country. The court said that the order on NEET is already in operation.
The Union of India representative submitted the MCI regulations and submission on the NEET issue. The State representatives are also asked to submit the submissions on Friday. The Maharashtra representative said that Maharashtra should be exempted from NEET.
Supreme Court has asked the Medical Council of India to submit a report whether NEET should be made mandatory for medical admissions across the country or states should be allowed to hold their entrance exams.
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The Supreme Court will be pronouncing its decision on conducting the entrance test for medical admissions on Friday. The court will decide if the states will be allowed to hold their own exams for admission to MBBS and BDS or National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) should be made mandatory for medical admissions across the country.
The Apex Court will be hearing petitions by some states and private medical colleges seeking permission to continue with separate tests for MBBS and BDS admissions. Governments of states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat had opposed NEET as students have already enrolled for their state exams.
Students who have not applied for AIPMT will be allowed appear in phase 2 of NEET on July 24. The combined result will be declared on August 17 and the admission process will be declared bySeptember 30.