NEET 2017 Aspirant Moves To Madras High Court To Invalidate MBBS, BDS Merit List

Published on : 4th September 2017    Author : Tanvi Mittal
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A NEET 2017 aspirant pleaded Madras High Court to cancel the provisional merit list of MBBS and BDS admission. Know why?

02 September 2017: A NEET 2017 medical aspirant has expressed strong opposition against admission allowed to student from states other than Tamil Nadu under government quota. She moved to the Madras High Court with a plea to cancel the provisional merit list issued for MBBS and BDS courses. The court has decided to hear the matter next week.

NEET 2017 Aspirant Moves to Madras HC

D Vignayya from Pudukkottai district, Tamil Nadu has pleaded the High Court to cancel the provisional merit list publish on 23 August by the secretary of selection committee and directorate of medical education. She was called for the counselling round held on 29 August. She appeared in the NEET Entrance Exam 2017 and secured 206 marks.

The Petition Includes

Government quota is for the state’s students. But the merit list included a large number of candidates from outside states.

As per Supreme Court’s order; students who have already got admission under the All-India Quota and in deemed universities are not eligible for counselling in other states.

According to her; the authorities has failed to do right comparison of different states’ ranking lists.

So, the rank list issued was “arbitrary and contrary to Article 14 of the Constitution and against the principles of natural justice.”

She demanded preparation of a fresh list for NEET 2017 MBBS and BDS admissions in Tamil Nadu.


About the Author: Tanvi Mittal

Former content manager at one of the country’s leading dailies, Tanvi Mittal specialises in academic writing. With two decades of experience and expertise in writing, she is the spearhead of Exams Planner’s content team. Commitment to brilliance and dedication to writing, strategizing and doing extensive research are her biggest passions. With only objective to provide high quality and researched based content, Tanvi constantly thrives to make a difference with her knowledge.

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