Friday, 21 July, 2017

High Court Quashes TN Govt. Order on Medical Admission

NEET 2017: Madras HC quashes govt order reserving 85 per cent MBBS seats NEET 2017: Madras HC quashes 85% medical seats reservation for state board students; merit list expected soon
Ben Pena | 14 July, 2017, 16:38

Last month, the state government issued an order reserving 85 per cent of the under- graduate medical/dental seats to those students of Tamil Nadu State Board who have passed the NEET exam and left only 15 per cent seats to students of other boards. Hence, students, those have engaged in NEET test can stay checking the official portal, tnhealth.org to Download Tamil Nadu NEET Rank List, Counselling Dates 2017. A CBSE student C.Darnish Kumar of Thanjavur and two others had moved the court challenging the legality of the state's move and claiming discrimination of students on the basis of their school board in violation of Article 14 of the Constitution.

He said the State government was still steadfast against NEET.

It was also brought to the notice of the judge that the principal seat of the High Court in Chennai too had passed an order on Tuesday directing the State Government to maintain status quo until it took a decision in a similar case filed before it. "Under the 85-15% quota, around 2,000 state board students and 520 CBSE students would get chance for medical seats", he said.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG courses.

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"If the state is not allowed to exempt itself from NEET and admit students based on class 12 marks, the state will adopt the policy whereby it will reserve seats for students from its board".

The Government of Tamil Nadu has invited applications from the candidates to seek admissions into MBBS / BDS courses. "The CBSE has to provide the document to the Tamil Nadu government which will be a state merit list without any classification related to the state board or CBSE candidates", said Muralikrishnan. The "Reservation of state candidates " point was also mentioned in the broachers of various state govt medical colleges. The rank list or the merit list will be available on the official website.

As per schedule notified by DME for Tamilnadu NEET 2017 counselling, the MBBS rank list 2017 is set to be published today on 14th July, while the counselling will commence from 17th July. The Directorate of Medical Education will soon come up with the Tamil Nadu NEET rank List 2017 with names of qualified aspirants.

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