SC to consider Centre’s plea on holding NEET in 6 regional languages

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The apex court bench, also comprising justices Shiva Kirti Singh and A K Goel may take up the matter shortly.

The Supreme Court Tuesday said it will consider Centre’s plea seeking permission to hold the entrance examination for MBBS and BDS for the academic year 2016-17 in six vernacular languages — Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali and Gujarati.

A plea in this regard was mentioned before a bench headed by Justice A R Dave by Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar who said the order passed yesterday for holding the entrance through National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) did not record anything on the issue of vernacular language.

The bench said, “We have left it to you.” The bench, also comprising justices Shiva Kirti Singh and A K Goel may take up the matter shortly. The same bench had yesterday had said the Centre and the CBSE will conduct a single common entrance test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses through NEET.

 

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