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Candidates from outside Telangana, Andhra Pradesh eligible for management quota PG medical seats: High Court

A vacation bench of the Hyderabad High Court on Saturday made it clear that Article 371-D of the Constitution of India is not applicable to post-graduate medical and dental management quota (sub-categ

Published: 28th May 2017 04:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th May 2017 04:55 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: A vacation bench of the Hyderabad High Court on Saturday made it clear that Article 371-D of the Constitution of India is not applicable to post-graduate medical and dental management quota (sub-category-1) seats in private non-minority medical and dental colleges in both AP and TS states.

The bench of Justice A Rajasheker Reddy and Justice T Rajani was dismissing petitions filed separately by Priyanka and 18 others of AP and M Arun Kumar and six others of Telangana seeking directions not to fill management quota (sub-category-1) seats from the candidates who are not belonging to the erstwhile state of Andhra Pradesh and erstwhile state of Telangana, respectively, for the academic year 2017-18.

The petitioners’ sought the court to declare that the management quota (sub-cagegory-1) seats are available only to the candidates belonging to the erstwhile state of AP and erstwhile state of Telangana. They further sought directions that the admissions to the PG medical degree/diploma courses to be made only from among the candidates who are eligible under NEET from among the candidates belonging to both the states. 

As per the Presidential Order, these seats have to be filled with the candidates of the respective two states and not from the candidates from all over India, they contended.After hearing the case and perusing the material on record and court judgments, the bench took into consideration of the earlier judgment of this High Court which said that the management quota seats issue do not come under the purview of Article 371-D and that the eligible candidates from all over India are eligible for these seats, and dismissed the above petitions.



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