New Delhi, March 31: The Supreme Court on Thursday took a major decision regarding NEET-PG 2021-22, where the All India Quota (AIQ) mop-up round counseling was canceled in order to remove its discrepancies. In the previous round of counseling 146 seats were not available for the candidates and they had no opportunity to participate in these seats. Because of this, the Supreme Court has ordered a special round of counseling for new seats.
According to news agency ANI, a bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud was hearing the matter. He directed to conduct a special round of counseling for 146 new seats and allow students who have appeared in the All India Quota (AIQ)/State Quota in Round 2 to participate in this round. The top court directed the Director General of Health Services (DGHS) to invite options from students and release the cut-offs for the choices within 24 hours of issuing the new notification. A time limit of 72 hours has been set for this.
According to reports, the court was hearing various petitions filed by doctors for participating in the mop-up round of NEET-PG 2021-22 counselling. In one of the petitions, the March 16 advisory of the Medical Counseling Committee was challenged. On which the Supreme Court has given this decision.
Story first published: Thursday, March 31, 2022, 15:37 [IST]