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Declare NEET results as soon as possible; SC directs CBSE

The Supreme court has ruled that the CBSE can start counselling now and has also barred the high courts in the country from entertaining petitions on NEET. "High courts shouldn't have interfered as it affects the schedule of the admission," it said

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 12 Jun 2017 6:30 AM GMT

Declare NEET results as soon as possible; SC directs CBSE
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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday sternly directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to declare NEET results.

Permitting the board to declare the results and go ahead with consequential steps including counselling and admissions, the vacation bench of Justice Prafulla C. Pant and Justice Deepak Gupta said that no High Court across the country would entertain any plea relating to the NEET 2017.

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It could be recalled that the CBSE had approached the top court regarding the declaration of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test results which had earlier been put on hold by the Madras High Court.

The Supreme court has ruled that the CBSE can start counselling now and has also barred the high courts in the country from entertaining petitions on NEET. "High courts shouldn't have interfered as it affects the schedule of the admission," it said.

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It is to be mentioned that the NEET 2017 was conducted for 65,000 MBBS and 25,000 BDS seats a total of 11,38,890 students appeared for the NEET exam including 1,522 non-resident Indians.

A number of 613 foreign nationals also appeared for the exam.

Apart from English and Hindi, the examination was held in 10 languages, including Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Oriya and Kannada.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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