NEET 2020: SC refuses to entertain batch of pleas seeking deferment or cancellation of exam
A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said that authorities will take all necessary steps for conducting the NEET undergraduate exam amid the COVID-19 pandemic
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a batch of pleas seeking deferment or cancellation of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) scheduled for 13 September.
A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said that authorities will take all necessary steps for conducting the NEET undergraduate exam amid the COVID-19 pandemic for admission in medical courses.
“Sorry, we are not inclined to entertain,” the bench said.
The apex court had on 4 September dismissed petitions, including the one filed by ministers of six opposition-ruled states, seeking review of its 17 August order which had paved the way for holding NEET and JEE exams.
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