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NEET 2017: TN students will continue to enjoy 85 per cent reservation

By Vicky
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Following the announcement of the NEET 2017 results, there is good news for the Tamil Nadu board students. The Madras High Court refused to stay to stay a state government order to save 85 per cent of medical seats for students of the state board and only 15 per cent for students of other boards.

NEET 2017: TN students will continue to enjoy 85 per cent reservation

The June 22 order which aimed to protect the interest of 4.2 lakh medical aspirants from the Tamil Nadu board, pointing out that there were 4,685 students who had studied in the state under the CBSE.

A plea was submitted at the high court challenging this move stating that there should be no discrimination should be made on the basis on the boards to which the students' schools are affiliated when all students have equally appeared for NEET 2017.

The petitioner, Darnish Kumar, also submitted that reservations should only been permissible with regard to the schools' location within state borders after the common merit list has been released. The petitioner noted that discrimination on the basis of the board under which the students have studied will lead to further discrimination among peers. The results for NEET 2017 were published last week and about 6,11,539 cleared the paper.

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