New Delhi, May 3: The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear a fresh plea of a few states including Jammu and Kashmir, as well as some private colleges, seeking exemption from accepting students in their colleges, on the basis of NEET scores and the permission to conduct their own separate exams instead. The plea requests individual examinations of these states and institutes for admission in both MBBS and BDS courses. This comes two days after the Phase 1 of the common medical entrance exam was held.Also Read - 'Why Are Children Going To School And Adults Working From Home?': SC Chides Delhi Govt on Pollution

On Monday, Chief Justice TS Thakur had said that the hearing will take place today at 2 pm. A special bench headed by Justice Anil R Dave  will hear the plea. This comes  after a battery of senior lawyers, including Gopal Subramaniam appearing for Jammu and Kashmir, and KK Venugopal appearing for Association of Private Medical Colleges of Karnataka, mentioned the issue. The plea seeks to revoke the apex court’s Friday order that said that admissions to all medical colleges will be decided by NEET, which is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Also Read: Government will take final call on NEET: Venkaiah Naidu Also Read - Vijay Mallya To Be Extradited Soon, Formalities in Final Stages

The second phase of the NEET exm will be held on May 24. Subramaniam, appearing for Jammu and Kashmir requested the Supreme Court to allow the state medical entrance tests to go on as planned, given the special status of the status. Venugopal, who represented several private colleges in Karnataka, also requested that the seperate tests be allowed to go on along side the NEET and similar requests have also come from counsel representing Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Also Read - NEET-PG Counselling 2021: Doctors Express Concern Over Postponement, Call For Nationwide Strike From Tomorrow