Supreme Court agrees to consider plea seeking special stray round of counselling in NEET

The petition by Astha Goel and others has sought a direction to MCC to conduct a special stray round of counselling for the vacant seats after stray vacancy round.

Supreme Court agrees to consider plea seeking special stray round of counselling in NEET The petitioners also sought a direction from MCC to provide the exact number of vacant seats after the conduct of the stray vacancy round of AIQ.
Press Trust of India | Jun 6, 2022 - 9:56 p.m. IST
Share Via

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider a plea by medical students seeking a special stray round of counselling to fill vacant postgraduate medical seats under the All-India Quota (AIQ) in the NEET 2021.

Recommended: Check Your Admission Chances for MD/MS/Diploma in All India Quota & State Level Counselings Based on Your NEET PG Rank, Check Now -NEET PG College Predictor

Check Your Admission Chances in DNB Programs Based on your NEET PG Rank, Check Now- DNB CET College Predictor

A vacation bench of Justices M R Shah and Aniruddha Bose asked the counsel appearing for the candidates to serve a copy of the petition to the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), National Board of Examination, and the Centre.

“Let the advance copy of the petition be served on Ms Aishwarya Bhati, Additional Solicitor General who may get instructions in the matter. The petitioner may serve one advance copy of the petition in the Central Agency also,” the bench said.

Also read | Space short, MBBS students of UP medical college allege they took turns to go to class

The matter will now be heard on June 8. The petition filed by Astha Goel and others has sought a direction to MCC to conduct a special stray round of counselling to allow the candidates to participate for the vacant seats, available after the conduct of the stray vacancy round of AIQ. The petitioners also sought a direction from MCC to provide the exact number of vacant seats after the conduct of the stray vacancy round of AIQ.

Also read | NAS 2021: Class 3 to Class 8, SC, SC, OBC students steadily fall behind peers


Follow us for the latest education news on colleges and universities, admission, courses, exams, schools, research, NEP and education policies and more..

To get in touch, write to us at news@careers360.com.

Back to top