Supreme Court vs NEET 2024: The Latest Controversy

The Supreme Court of India is currently reviewing the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2024 controversy.

photo: sc hearing on neet ug

Here are the main points:

  1. Paper Leak Confirmed: The court has acknowledged that the NEET-UG question paper was leaked before the exam.
  2. Possible Re-test: The Supreme Court said that if the exam's integrity is seriously compromised, a re-test might be necessary.
  3. Investigation Ongoing: The court has asked for details about how many students benefited from the leak and what actions have been taken against them.
  4. Government's Stand: The Union government doesn't want to hold the exam again, saying it would be unfair to honest students who took the test on May 5.
  5. Next Steps: The court will hear the case again on July 11. It has asked for more information from the National Testing Agency (NTA) about the leak and the steps taken to identify those involved.
  6. Exam Integrity: The court emphasised the importance of maintaining the NEET exam's integrity and suggested forming a committee to prevent future leaks.

The Supreme Court is carefully considering all aspects of the situation before making a final decision on whether to cancel the exam or take other actions.

To have a detailed read of the Supreme Court hearing, click : 
NEET-UG 2024 Live Updates: SC Says, "If Sanctity Of The Exam Is Lost, Re-Test Has To Be Ordered"

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For a quick visual breakdown of the NEET-UG 2024 controversy and the Supreme Court hearing, watch the video. 

Inputs: Agencies
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