New Delhi [India], Mar 07: The Supreme Court today may take up plea filed against the decision of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), making Aadhaar mandatory to apply for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examinations. Also Read - INX Media Case: Supreme Court Rejects CBI’s Review Plea Challenging Bail Order to P Chidambaram
The plea was filed by a resident of Gujarat Abid Ali Patel. Also Read - India to be Renamed 'Bharat'? Twitter Uses Harpic as Eyedrop to Undo Watching News, Asks Supreme Court to Sort Priorities Amid COVID-19 And Migrant Crisis
Earlier in February, the CBSE made Aadhar number mandatory for the NEET application for this year. Also Read - 'Close Your Legs': Judge's Advice to Woman, For Prevention of Sexual Assault, Costs Him His Job
The examination for the NEET 2018 admission to undergraduate medical and dental courses is scheduled to be held on May 6.
The Aadhaar number has been made compulsory for all candidates except those from Assam, Jammu and Kashmir and Meghalaya.