NEET result 2018: SC to hear pleas challenging fixation of upper age limit for medical entrance examination

The Supreme Court on Monday decided to hear the pleas filed by medical aspirants challenging the fixation of upper age limit for appearing in medical entrance exam of NEET, according to reports. This came just moments after CBSE declared the NEET Result 2018 on its official website.

Supreme Court of India. Reuters

Supreme Court of India. Reuters

The apex court has issued a notice to the Centre and Medical Council of India (MCI) and sought a detailed reply from them, reported ANI. The next date of hearing is 10 July, according to PTI.

The group of aspirants have challenged the Delhi High Court's 11 May judgment dismissing the pleas challenging the MCI notification laying down the upper age limit of 25 and 30 years for general and reserved categories respectively to apply for NEET for MBBS and BDS courses.

However, the high court had struck down a clause in the notification which bars students from the open schools or those who have studied privately from appearing in the test.

During the brief hearing on Monday, the counsel appearing for the students told the apex court that the limitation of 25 years was "completely arbitrary".


CBSE declared the NEET Results 2018 on its official website on Monday.

Here are the steps to check CBSE NEET UG 2018 scores:

- Visit CBSE Board's official website –

- Click on the link which says, CBSE NEET Result 2018.

- Enter your roll number and other relevant details.

- Click on submit to download your results. Download the CBSE NEET 2018 result and take a print out of the same for future references.

With inputs from PTI

Updated Date: Jun 04, 2018 17:45 PM

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