Supreme Court to consider the common medical entrance tests’ validity afresh: Court currently NEET is allowed

Supreme Court of India

New Delhi: Recalling its around two years old judgement and order, the honourable Apex court of the India has today, i.e. on 11th day of April allowed the holding of NEET- National Eligibility Entrance Test for the students preferring the medical courses across the country.

It was seen that the said decision is made by the honourable Supreme Court of India, in connection with the petition which brought a issue connected with the NEET examinations across the country. Moreover, the court while considering the present issue, decided this time to set aside its order which was made in the year 2013, through which the court that time made decision to the quashing of the Common entrance test for the admissions in the MBBS, BDS and PG courses which were to be conducted in the Medical colleges.

This time, the court is tabled with the review petition on the similar issue where while hearing the pleas, the honourable Apex court sought to say that the same issue, it will hear a fresh. The issue is connected with the validity of the said common entrance examinations for the Medical students. While so, the Court observed that “Till the matter is decided NEET can be implemented.”

It was in the year 2013 (June), the said honourable Apex Court found holding that the notification of the Medical Council of India- MCI in connection with the holding of the Common Entrance tests for the MBBS, BDS and PG medical courses was ‘invalid’. It was seen that time, that the three judges bench of the top court observed by a 2:1 ratio that the Notification was against the ‘Constitution of India’.

It was also observed that time that the said MCI was having no jurisdiction as to enforcement of such Common entrance test on private medical colleges. And it was also seen that time that the said move could also violate constitutional guarantee to minority communities to establish and manage their own educational institutions.

A huge number of students appearing every years for the medial entrance examinations, and apart from the other competitions among the student, they also were required to pay thousands of the rupees towards fee for appearing multiple exams. There are ninety medical entrance tests are held across India.

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