NEET-MDS 2021: Counselling course of from 20 August to 10 October, Centre and MCC inform Supreme Courtroom
The counselling course of for the Nationwide Eligibility-cum-Entrance Take a look at-Masters of Dental Surgical procedure (NEET-MDS) will start on 20 August and proceed until 10 October, as per the Union authorities.
The Centre and the Medical Counselling Committee made this declaration in an affidavit filed within the Supreme Courtroom. The Central Authorities additionally submitted the proposed schedule for the method. It had earlier knowledgeable the highest courtroom that the counselling could be carried out nearly.
The NEET-MDS exams have been held on 16 December final 12 months and the outcomes have been declared on 31 December. Nevertheless, the dates for counselling of scholars had not been introduced. A plea was filed within the Supreme Courtroom by 9 college students, who challenged the “unjust and infinite delay” attributable to the MCC. The plea additionally acknowledged that about 30,000 graduates in dental sciences had appeared for the NEET-MDS examinations, carried out for admission to over 6,500 seats. “Until date there was no replace,” the plea acknowledged.
The Supreme Courtroom had taken observe of the delay. On 9 August, a bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah requested the federal government to notify them of the dates for the counselling by 11 August.
The Centre had lately introduced a reservation of 27 % for Different Backward Courses (OBCs) and 10 % for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) candidates showing for NEET from the educational 12 months 2021-22. It, in its affidavit, acknowledged that the counselling course of could be carried out underneath present reservation insurance policies, including that the delay in asserting the dates was triggered on account of a scarcity of readability on the reservation of OBCs within the all-India quota, following a Madras Excessive Courtroom judgment.
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