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SC gives Green Signal to IIT admission process

New Delhi, July 10: In a major relief to thousand of students, the Supreme Court today lifted a stay on counselling and admission process of prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IITs).

A Bench, chaired by Justice Dipak Misra, stated the court was not inclined to intervene and lifting its stay order following July 7 order, in which it restrained the counselling process in connection with granting of bonus marks to all candidates who appeared in the IIT-JEE (Advanced) 2017 examination.

Today, the Supreme Court has asked all the IITs across the country to ‘give an undertaking that such mistakes will not recur and no situation to grant bonus marks will arise’, reports PTI.

In response to this, Attorney General K K Venugopal, representing IITs, said that such situation will not arise in future.

Legal Maze began after IIT granted bonus marks to those aspiring students who appeared for IIT- JEE advance this year because of misprinting mistake.

Wefornews Bureau

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