News - No extra marks, revision of merit list will be done order passed by Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has put a stay on the order passed by the Allahabad High Court directing the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to grant five marks to the NEET (National Eligibility and Entrance Test) 2017 candidate.
The order was passed by the High Court (HC) on August 10
after a petitioner appealed to the court requesting that the authorities award her five marks.
As reported by Indian Express, the NEET 2017 candidate Saumitra Ginodia found that she had been granted four marks in a question instead of 5 as her answer was considered wrong before it was found that there was a mistake in the question.
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Also, the Allahabad court directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to grant the marks to all the candidates with similar issue
Moreover, the Allahabad court ordered to revise the NEET merit list for admission to undergraduate medical courses across the country.
Special leave application :
After receiving orders from the Allahabad High Court, the CBSE filed a special leave application before the Supreme Court which then put a stay on the high court's order.
Few weeks back, with medical admission in Tamil Nadu on the basis of NEET's score not conducting in a uniform manner, Supreme Court ordered to continue status quo on medical admission in the state which meant no medical admission process for MBBS and BDS courses will take place in Tamil Nadu.