The Supreme Court had refused to nullify the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 exam, saying it would affect over six lakh candidates who have passed the test to join medical and dental courses. Supreme Court ended the conflict as well as confirmed its stand on one medical entrance exam A three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra said it would be “very difficult” to disturb the results of NEET. This year approximately 6.11 lakh candidates, out of a total of 11.35 lakh aspirants, have cleared the NEET exam and the counselling process is on. Also Read: NEET 2017 Odisha Counselling Dates: OJEE to begin counselling for MBBS, BDS seats in the state from Jul 15, important things to know
Justices A M Khanwilkar and M M Shantanagoudar also suggested that they will not be able to pass an interim order like this. The admission process must continue. There are over six lakh students. They further stated that it is very difficult to disturb the result,” it said while refusing to accept the submission of counsel appearing for the petitioners who said that three sets of question papers were given to the candidates in the exam in Andhra Pradesh. Also Read: NEET 2017 Counselling: Download the All India Rank Letters from cbseneet.nic.in for All India Quota Counselling
As per a PTI report, the counsel contended that NEET 2017 examination has to be “nullified” and conducted afresh.
The Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh, appearing for Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), opposed the contentions saying besides English and Hindi, the exam was conducted in eight vernacular languages for the first time. The level of difficulty of questions were the same in all the languages. We will put it in affidavit that there were two sets of question papers.