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SC refuses to entertain pleas seeking deferment or cancellation of NEET exam

PTI
Published Sep 9, 2020, 12:20 pm IST
Updated Sep 9, 2020, 12:20 pm IST
The apex court had on September 4 dismissed petitions, including the one filed by ministers of six opposition-ruled states
Students wearing face masks and head gears appear for an exam amid COVID 19 fears. — AP photo
 Students wearing face masks and head gears appear for an exam amid COVID 19 fears. — AP photo

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 September 13.

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 September 4 dismissed petitions, including the one filed by ministers of six opposition-ruled states, seeking review of its August 17 order which had paved the way for holding NEET and JEE exams.

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