SC stayed Bombay HC's recent order asking the NTA not to declare the NEET results and conduct re-examination for two aspirants whose question papers and OMR sheets had got mixed up.
The court asked the law officer to mention the case before the bench which has been hearing these cases and on being told that the matter was fresh one, the bench agreed to consider an urgent listing.
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The bench said, 'Tell us if you want to revisit the criteria or not. If you want us to discharge our duties, then we are ready to do so. We are formulating questions which you need to answer them.'
Muppudathi S from Kadayam had already filed a petition for the same before the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court during the NEET in 2020.
In his letter, the Tamil Nadu CM has drawn the attention of Patnaik to the problems faced by students of rural areas in clearing the NEET examination and the need to make the examination inclusive.
They have handed over the letter written by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin opposing National Entrance -cum- Eligibility Test (NEET).
The top court was hearing a batch of pleas of 41 post-graduate doctors and others who had challenged the last-minute changes made to the syllabus after the notification was issued on July 23.
Several NEET-UG aspirants, who moved the top court, sought directions for conducting a fresh exam and stay on the declaration of results NEET-UG 2021 till the current plea is disposed of.
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The kingpin of this gang is one Rajan Rajguru, who was the second topper of the Rajasthan Pre-Medical Examination in the year 2010.
Reportedly, Kanimozhi had scored 562 out of 600 in the 12th standard examination.
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The court came to her rescue as it stayed up late into the night and handed her its order at 1:15 am on Sunday, allowing her to take the examination the same day.
JEE-Main candidates from places hit by heavy rain in Maharashtra to get another chance to appear for test
Students from Kolhapur, Palghar, Ratnagiri, Raigadh, Sindhudurg, Sangli & Satara, who are unable to reach their test centres will be given another opportunity, Union Education minister tweeted.
The ministers had claimed that the top court order failed to secure students' "right to life" and ignored "teething logistical difficulties" to be faced in conducting the exams during the pandemic.
Earlier, on Friday, the government made it clear that it won't further postpone competitive examinations.