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NEET 2017: CBSE moves apex court

PUBLISH DATE 10th June 2017

The Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Madras high court decision to stay declaration of results of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), which was taken by 11.38 lakh students for admission to MBBS and BDS courses. Additional solicitor general Maninder Singh sought an urgent hearing on the CBSE's appeal before a bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and Deepak Gupta and said delay in declaration of NEET results would not only create anxiety among a vast section of the student community, but would also put in jeopardy timely completion of admissions to undergraduate courses -MBBS and BDS -in government and private medical colleges, the time schedule for which has been fixed by the apex court.

CBSE also said two HCs -Madras and Gujarat -have entertained petitions on NEET results and sought transfer of these two petitions to the SC to maintain uniformity in judicial pronouncements. The bench agreed to hear the appeal and the transfer petition on Monday