Indian Supreme Court gives nod for admissions into medical stream

New Delhi/May 14
Paving the way for admissions into medical stream, Indian Supreme Court today gave go ahead to Medical Council of India (MCI) with admission while lifting ban on declaration of results for MBBS, BDS and post-graduate courses.
As per reports, a Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir modified its earlier order on the issue and gave its nod to MCI and state universities to go ahead with the admission process.
India’s Apex court observed that the students who wants to pursue education in medical stream are suffering due to the legal battle and these students are becoming victims of policy decisions.
The Supreme Court of India had modified its earlier decision of December 13, 2012 in which a ban was imposed by the Apex Court.
The Apex Court’s order, however, hasn’t clarified as to whether score of MCI’s National Eligibilty and Examination Test (NEET) or state examinations will be considered for admissions. The entrance tests were held by MCI as well as state universities after Supreme Court’s permission and the Apex Court had at that time restrained both MCI and state governments from declaring results.