NEET 2017: High Court asks CBSE to revise marks awarded to all candidates

Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed the CBSE to revise marks awarded to all candidates who had appeared in the NEET exam this year and decide the “merit/rank accordingly” in view of incorrect reply for one of the 180 objective type questions given in the answer key. A Division Bench comprising Justice Tarun Agarwala and Justice Ashok Kumar passed the order while allowing a writ petition filed by Saumitra Gigodia who had scored 665 out of 720 marks in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Tests for admission to undergraduate medical courses…

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NEET 2017: Students from other states seek medical seats, Gujarat HC seeks government reply

NEET 2017: After hearing a petition challenging the government order that granted only students who studied class 10 and 12 within the state the eligibility to seek admission to medical courses in the state, the Gujarat High Court on Wednesday has issued a two week notice seeking the state government’s reply on the matter. A group of students called the amended rule 4(3) of the Gujarat Professional Medical Educational Courses (Regulation of Admission in UG Courses) Rules a violation of article 14 of the constitution. “The said rule, if permitted to…

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NEET 2017: Madras High Court refuses stay on 85 per cent reservation for state board aspirants

NEET 2017: Medical colleges in Tamil Nadu are in a tussle over reservations as the Madras High Court refused to stay a state government order to save 85 per cent of medical seats for students of the state board and only 15 per cent for students of other boards. The June 22 order which aimed to protect the interest of 4.2 lakh medical aspirants from the Tamil Nadu board, pointing out that there were 4,685 students who had studied in the state under the CBSE. A plea was submitted at…

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