Edited by Maitree Baral, New Delhi
In a choice, which goes to deliver reduction to lakhs of candidates throughout the nation, the Supreme Court has requested the medical entrance exam conducting physique, the nationwide testing company (NTA), to launch the NEET 2021 result. Meanwhile, the Bombay High Court order in opposition to which the NTA had sought SC intervention has been stayed.
The SC was listening to the matter concerning NEET re-exam for 2 candidates from Solapur, Vaishanavi Bhopali and Abhishek Shivaji.
In the listening to, the NTA accepted that there was a mistake by Invigilators leading to a mismatch of reply sheets of 6 candidates.
The bench of Justices L Nageswar Rao, Sanjiv Khanna and BR Gavai mentioned, “We cannot delay results for 16 lakh students. We need to balance interests.”
The courtroom requested NTA to come again with a plan on what’s to be completed for the 2 college students who misplaced time due to the confusion on exam day.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appeared for the NTA and mentioned that the opposite 4 college students who confronted comparable destiny accomplished their papers and bought good marks.
Last week, a division bench of justice RD Dhanuka and justice Abhay Ahuja of the Bombay High Court had requested the NTA to re-conduct the exam for the 2 candidates. It had additionally requested the NTA to give the aspirants an advance discover of 48 hours concerning the date of the retest and the exam centre and to declare the petitioners results in two weeks.
The NTA on Monday sought an pressing listening to within the Supreme Court on its plea in opposition to the excessive courtroom order.
NEET exam was held on September 12 and shut to 16 lakh candidates had appeared for it.
(With inputs from Abraham Thomas)