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SC rejects plea to postpone NEET-PG-22, says the step could result in unavailability of medical doctors


Refusing to postpone the NEET-PG-22, the Supreme Court on Friday noticed that the delay would result in unavailability of medical doctors which will significantly have an effect on the well being care of sufferers. While rejecting a plea by the group of medical doctors, the highest courtroom stated that the postponement is not going to solely create chaos and uncertainty however can even have an effect on a lot of college students who’ve registered for the examination.

“There are two categories of students — one which is seeking postponement and the larger category of over two lakh six thousand candidates — who would be affected by the postponement after having prepared for the examination”, PTI quoted the bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant as saying

During the listening to, the bench additionally famous that the federal government is making an attempt to convey again the schedule because it was affected due to the Covid pandemic.“As the country gets back on the rails, which was derailed due to the pandemic, the time schedule laid down by this court must be adhered to”, the company quoted the courtroom as saying.

Earlier on May 10, 2022, the apex courtroom had agreed to listen to the plea of medical doctors on the postponement of the NEET for postgraduate exams as it will conflict with the continuing counselling for NEET-PG 2021.

Significantly, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) wrote a letter to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya requesting the NEET examination to be postponed, mentioning the shortage of time between 2021 counselling and the examination. The problem for almost 5,000 interns to look for exams and delay in counselling of scholars.

“It is imperative to note that the time schedule for making of admissions to Postgraduate courses in the given academic year is required to be dispensed in terms of the time schedule which is prescribed in the governing regulation notified by the then Medical Council of India, which continues to be in terms of provisions explicitly included in Section 61(2) of the National Commission Act, 2019,” the IMA wrote in its letter.

Source: www.financialexpress.com”