NEET 2017 News Update: Indian Medical Association, IMA has welcomed SC order. In a report with ANI, IMA has countered the critics and suggested NEET paper to be conducted only in English. “This was the need of the day. This decision was important. But if I talk about uniformity in the examination, then it should be equal. Everyone should give paper in English. People should learn English before entering into the examination as they are going to learn medicine in English,” IMA president, K.K. Agarwal told ANI. NEET 2017 Results were stayed by Madras HC. SC, in a verdict which has been well received shared how this was a welcome development. Meanwhile, sites started suggesting the CBSE would declare NEET 2017 results today. Students and parents should note, however, that that is not possible. Also read | NEET 2017 Results likely today? Reasons why CBSE would not declare NEET Results today. 

NEET 2017 Update at 11:58 am: SC in its order has also directed the High Courts not to entertain pleas regarding CBSE NEET 2017 examinations. As per the IANS, , Justice Pant passing the order said: “The High Court shouldn’t have easily and liberally interfered with the schedule”. Given the present update, students all over the country can now breathe ease. PTI has reported that SC has directed all High Courts to strictly refrain from entertaining these pleas as the matter can delay the admission process and affects lakhs of students.

NEET 2017 Result Update at 11:45 am: As per the Supreme Court Order, CBSE has been asked to release the NEET 2017 Results before June 24, 2017. The order clearly intervenes Madras HC stay order on the release of NEET 2017 Results. As per the CBSE guidelines, CBSE would now be releasing the NEET 2017 Answer keys on cbseneet.nic.in. Actual date and time for release of answer keys is not available at the present moment. However, the order clearly has asked CBSE to release the results before June 24. CBSE had last week sought a time of 15 days to release the results. Sources share that CBSE can hasten the results further but due process would require at least another 15 days. More updates soon. Related Report | CBSE NEET 2017 Answer Keys likely by tomorrow, NEET Results before Jun 24, report

NEET 2017 Result Update at 11:00 am:  Supreme Court, SC has stayed the Madras HC order and permitted CBSE to release the NEET 2017 Results. As per the latest live updates received, the apex court has considered the CBSE plea to release the NEET 2017 results on time, staying the order of Madras HC which had put an interim stay on the results. If sources are to be believed, CBSE would be ready to release the NEET 2017 results soon. More updates would be made available soon. Students can expect the NEET 2017 results within the next two weeks, NEET 2017 Answer Keys this week as SC has given CBSE the permission to release the results for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. Related News | NEET 2017 Results get a go ahead as SC stays Madras HC stay, permits CBSE to release results, more updates here soon

Jun. 12, 2017, 8:00 am: Today might bring a final resolution to the 11.38 lakh students who have been waiting for CBSE to declare the NEET 2017 results. The Supreme Court of India, would today hear the plea filed by CBSE, challenging the stay imposed on it by Madras HC and requesting for permission to declare the results of NEET 2017. The results were delayed when Madras HC, in response to a petition filed had granted an interim stay on the declaration of NEET 2017 Results. The on-going tussle between the board and the courts have lead to a delay in the process of NEET 2017 Answer Key and Result declaration. With delay extending well beyond a month, CBSE last week decided to approach SC for intervention. The SC would today hear the plea filed by CBSE. Latest news updates regarding the case would be made available here by 5 pm today evening. Related News | NEET 2017 News updates: CBSE moves SC, requests declaration of NEET Results soon, full report.

The delay in the declaration of results has been a constant cause of anxiety and anticipation for over 11.38 lakh students who wrote the National Eligibility cum Entrance test 2017 on May 7. The single entrance examination for medical and dental admissions across the country was conducted by CBSE. After the SC ruling, CBSE had conducted the NEET 2017 in 10 languages – Hindi, English and 8 regional languages. However, the plan backfired when complaints were registered from across the country regarding the discrepancy in the difficulty level of English papers as compared to the regional papers. The controversy reached larger proportions when a separate group of parents filed petitions in Gujarat and Madras High Court – respectively challenging CBSE and demanding a re-NEET. Following the same, Madras HC has initially granted an interim stay on declaration of result till June 7. The stay was further extended till Jun 12.

Understanding the increasing anxiety of the students who have written the examination, CBSE has requested the SC to intervene and permit it to declare the result. In the petition files, CBSE has shared that over 90 percent of the students had written the examination in English or Hindi. The regional language papers were given by around 1.35 lakh students of the total 11.38 lakh candidates appeared. CBSE, has filed a plea to in the Supreme Court requesting permission to declare the results of the students who have written the examination in English, even as the remaining result is sub-judice. Supreme Court would be hearing the Board’s plea today. Also | NEET 2017 Answer Key Release date: Updates expected after Gujarat HC hearing on June 13 at cbseneet.nic.in.

Sources close to the board have shared that CBSE, if granted permission, would be in a position to release the answer keys almost immediately. Also, the results may be compiled and released within two weeks of lifting of the stay. How the event unfolds, however, stays under speculation. The verdict is unlikely today. However, Supreme Court may decide to lift the on-going ban and consider shifting the separate cases to the apex body for speedy and central resolution of the various controversies. – Please note the contents of the page were updated with fresh updates.