NEET PG Case for consideration in Supreme Court today (13/5/2013)
NEET PG Case has been added to Supplementary cause list of SC for final decision on 13th May 2013
From SC Order
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
SUPPLEMENTARY LIST FOR MONDAY THE 13th MAY, 2013 CHIEF JUSTICE'S COURT AT 2.00 P.M. ------------ HON'BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE ANIL R. DAVE HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE VIKRAMAJIT SEN ---------------------------------- FOR ORDERS ---------- 1. T.C.(C)No.98/2012 CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE VELLORE & ORS M/S. PAREKH & CO XVIA Vs. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. MR. AMIT KUMAR 90,123,129 S.(4001) (WITH APPLN.(S) FOR INTERIM MR. R.CHANDRACHUD RELIEF AND INTERVENTION AND MR. TARA CHANDRA SHARMA IMPLEADMENT AND DIRECTIONS MRS. VAIJAYANTHI GIRISH AND C/DELAY IN FILING MS. SUSHMA SURI ADDITIONAL GROUNDS AND MR. KAUSHIK PODDAR PERMISSION TO FILE AFFIDAVIT AND OFFICE REPORT) WITH
From IBN Live
New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide the fate of 90,000 medical aspirants after it takes a decision on National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) or the common entrance test for MBBS, Dental and PG medical courses. This comes more than a month after a CNN-IBN sting operation exposed how PG medical seats were being sold in black in clear violation of a Supreme Court order.
Meanwhile, it was the students who had been caught in the line of fire. A Supreme Court order had put a stay on the admission process pending its NEET verdict leaving the fate of close to 90,000 medical aspirants hanging in the balance. The suspense has been leading to anger and frustration.
PG aspirant Dr Ravi Shankar said, "What is the Supreme Court doing? I have been to the court and our matter never comes up for hearing. Summer vacations are about to start. What happens then?" Another PG aspirant Dr Ankita said, "I am one of the PG aspirants. I am jobless. I need an answer right now. The delay is creating mass agony."
Upset with the delay in the admission process, medical students had been organising protest rallies and dharnas across the country demanding a single admission test.
The medical education standoff started with the MCI proposing a common entrance test for MBBS, Dental and PG Medical Courses. Opposing this, Private Medical and Dental Colleges moved the Supreme Court. Asking for time, the apex court ordered the MCI to conduct NEET and also allowed all states and private colleges to conduct their entrance exams but not declare results till the court's verdict is out.
The delay in the Supreme Court verdict had been becoming a source of angst among aspiring medicos who feel the system is working hand in glove with private colleges. Will medical education get a new lease of life with NEET or will the circle of corruption continue?