The uncertainty regarding NEET 2017 has ended. The Supreme Court allowed the CBSE to declare the results which has brought relief to 11.38 lakh students who were awaiting the same. The results will out in the next two weeks. It would be made available by the CBSE on or before June 26.
The CBSE had made a mention before the SC to hear the matter on an urgent basis. It had said that the fate of lakhs of students depended on the results. There has already been a considerable delay in the declaration of the results owing to the petitions pending before the Madras and Gujarat High Courts.
What the Supreme Court said
- SC allows CBSE to declare NEET 2017 results
- No high courts in country can entertain NEET 2017 matter
- Stay on declaration of results by Madras High Court vacated
- Matter before Gujarat High Court stayed
- CBSE can fix date to declare results
- No re-examinations
In the SC
The SC agreed to hear the appeal and also transfer petitions on Monday. The Madras HC had on May 24 stayed the declaration of results on the ground that the NEET question papers for nearly 10.5 lakh students who took examination in English and Hindi were same but it was different for those who appeared in the test in eight other vernacular languages, which was ordered for the first time this year by the SC.
Parents don't want re-exam
Parents of NEET 2017 aspirants have urged the CBSE not to re-conduct the examination. There is too much speculation and delay in the result owing to various petitions being filed in the High Courts.
16 parents have sent representations to to the board not to re-conduct the exam. They say it would not be fair to make 11 lakh students take the exam again. The letter was titled as "Finding a solution to equalize the scores if required of various papers of NE ET UG 2017, so that it is not reconducted and the results be declared expeditiously.
The wait is over
Lakhs of students who waited heaved a sigh of relief today. The CBSE had sought in a petition to vacate the stay granted by the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court to declare the results.
CBSEs stand on NEET 2017
The CBSE said that the decision to have different question papers in vernacular languages different from those in English and Hindi was to ensure that in the event of any leak of question papers in vernacular languages, it would not entail cancellation of the entire examination.