Supreme Court dismisses (NEET 2017) Exam Date Extension Plea – It was on Monday, 17th April, medical aspirants had approached to the Supreme Court for change in date of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination. But today, Supreme Court of India dismissed a plea which asked to reschedule the May 7 NEET 2017 examination. According to the petitioner Dr (Major) Gulshan Garg (retd), the top court told him that the preparations are already complete for the exam and now it will be difficult to reschedule the exam at this moment.
The writ petition also asked for the extension keeping in view of various reasons which includes the short interval between the board exams and the NEET.
Dr (Major) Gulshan Garg (retd), Chairman of Sankalp Charitable Trust, who went to the Supreme Court on the NEET date extension said “We are discussing the future course of action. This issue is about the future of 3 lakh students”
He also said the trust along with other stakeholders will approach the ministries concerned and CBSE in this regard.
“Why can’t they postpone it, if there is no harm in it”, he asked.
NEET will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament e.g. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.