- Petition on NEET 2021 dismissed in Karnataka High Court.
- The emphasis was on conducting the exam before August 31.
- NEET entrance exam was postponed due to Kovid-19.
NEET 2021: The High Court has dismissed the petition for the postponement of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 exam. After August 31 in Karnataka High Court neet 2021 The petition was filed challenging the decision to conduct the examination, which has been dismissed by the court. The court said, the decision taken after consultation with the Center and experts is correct, it cannot be changed.
A division bench of Justice BV Nagarathna has observed that the decision of the central government to hold the examination after August 31 cannot be quashed as it would have been taken on the basis of the opinion of experts and the discretion exercised by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. .
What is the whole matter?
Actually, NEET 2021 was to be held on April 18, but due to Corona virus (COVID19During the second wave of ) the decision was taken to postpone the examination till August. The Center and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare were of the view that conducting the examination at this time is not safe for the students and staff. Hence the exam was postponed till 31st August. But the PIL demanded that it is not right to postpone the exam till August 31, due to which the tension is increasing among the candidates.
What was the demand for NEET exam?
According to petitioner Dr Vinod, the postponement of NEET-2021, which was to be held on April 18, has caused stress, anxiety and depression to doctors aspiring to pursue post graduate studies. He claimed that when all other exams were being conducted during the pandemic, there was no reason to postpone NEET. While filing a PIL in the High Court, a demand has been made to direct that the examination should not be postponed for four months before the exam date.
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Who is Dr Vinod Kulkarni?
The petition has been filed by G B Kulkarni Memorial Legal Trust, which is represented by its Chairman Dr Vinod Kulkarni. Dr. Vinod is a Neuro Psychiatrist Consultant, Lawyer and Social Activist, he had filed a PIL on 8th May.
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NEET 2021 Exam Date When?
Earlier, the Center had postponed the NEET entrance exam in May saying that it would not be conducted before August 31. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) had said that the students would be given at least a month’s time to prepare for it. According to media reports, the education ministry will take a decision on the examinations after reviewing the COVID situation.