As per the recent updates, the Supreme Court Bench comprising Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice Hrishikesh Roy and Justice CT Ravikumar. They were hearing a writ petition filed seeking directions for rescheduling of NEET-UG 2021 to a date after the declaration of the CBSE compartment/private/patrachar exams.
On hearing the submission made by the counsel for NTA, the bench orally told the petitioner’s counsel “Your grievance is other exams will commence and your result isn’t declared. The relief claimed is unnecessary as authorities say you will be permitted to appear”. The petitions have been adjourned to 6th September 2021 (Monday) for further hearing.
The non-declaration of the results of CBSE Private, Compartment.
And Patrachar exams for Class XII will not prevent those students from appearing in the NEET-UG exam, the National Testing Agency told the Supreme Court on Friday.
On the issue of petitioner students being unable to appear for NEET UG exam scheduled on September 12.
The NTA told the Supreme Court that the non-declaration of results will not stop the students from appearing in the exam and results will only be required during the counselling.
Over 1400 students have signed an online petition on change.org demanding the postponement of NEET 2021. On the other hand, the NTA has said that the exam will be held as scheduled.
Signing the petition, the students said that the undergraduate medical entrance exam date is clashing with many other state and national level UG entrance exams and the CBSE private exams.
To avoid this clash, and to have sufficient time in hand to prepare for the NEET-UG 2021. They are urging the government to postpone the exam to October from 12th September.