The Central Government has decided to implement the changes made in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Super Specialty (NEET SS) 2021 from the academic session 2022-23.
The National Medical Council, the National Board of Examinations, and the Central Government have come on the backfoot after the Supreme Court reprimanded the last-minute changes in the NEET-SS syllabus. The Central Government on Wednesday told the court that no changes will be made this year in the pattern of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Super Specialty (NEET SS 2021). The revised pattern will be implemented from next year itself. Additional Solicitor General Aishwarya Bhati informed the Supreme Court that NEET-SS 2021 exam will be conducted as per the existing pattern this year. The revised pattern will be effective only from the academic session 2022-2023.
Central Government and National Board of Examinations tell the Supreme Court that post-graduate National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Super Specialty (NEET-SS) 2021 will be conducted as per the old pattern and the new pattern will come into effect from the next year. pic.twitter.com/uUlLW4dytT
— ANI (@ANI) October 6, 2021
What was the whole matter?
Actually, the Center had decided to postpone the exam till January 2022. 41 PG students filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the last-minute changes in the NEET SS exam pattern. During the hearing on this, the Center has told the Supreme Court that it wants to conduct the examination on January 10-11, 2022 by implementing the new examination pattern. However, the Supreme Court asked the Center to defer its decision while slamming it for making changes in the pattern shortly before the exam. The exam was to be conducted on November 13 and 14, 2021.
What did the court say?
The bench consisted of Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice Vikram Nath, and Justice BV Nagarathna. Additional Solicitor General Aishwarya Bhatt appeared on behalf of the Central Government. Justice Chandrachud told the Solicitor General, “You announce changes in August for exams in November. When students come to court, you change the exams to January. It’s not a good sign for medical education in the country.” Is.” The judge also noted that it appears that both medical education and medical regulation have become a business.