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Postpone INI CET 2021 By One Month: Supreme Court docket To AIIMS

Supreme Court docket defers INI CET 2021 examination by a month

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court docket of India on Friday directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to postpone the INI CET 2021 examination by one month in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The examination was scheduled to be held on June 16. A division Bench of Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice MR Shah was listening to petitions difficult the conduct of the Institute of Nationwide Significance Mixed Entrance Check (INI CET) examination. AIIMS will announce a contemporary date for the examination within the due course.

AIIMS initially opposed suspending the examination arguing that it’ll create shortage of medical doctors and an unprecedented scenario, however later left it to the highest court docket to take a remaining name.




The Court docket stated that AIIMS’s choice to carry the examination on June 16 is unfair, with out giving sufficient time for preparation.

“These medical doctors can be showing within the examination and they don’t have time for getting ready it due to COVID obligation. Why don’t postpone the examination by a month,” the bench stated.

AIIMS additionally instructed the Court docket that if the medical doctors face points, they’ll seem within the subsequent examination to be held in November.

“If you do not postpone, we will pass orders,” the highest court docket stated.

Quickly after, the lawyer of AIIMS consulted the authorities and knowledgeable the Court docket that it’s agreeable to defer the examination.

Supreme Court docket was listening to a PIL filed by a bunch of medical doctors for suspending the AIIMS entrance examination for PG medical programs (INI CET).

The petition sought instructions to postpone the examination being carried out for admission to postgraduate programs in premier authorities medical institutes in India together with AIIMS, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Training and Analysis (JIPMER) Puducherry, and Nationwide Institute of Psychological Well being and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru.

The petition additionally identified the reassurance given by the Prime Minister’s Workplace (PMO) whereas suspending the Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Examination for postgraduate (NEET PG 2021) that college students can be given at the very least one months’ time to organize for the examination.

The INI-CET regulates admission to round 800 seats for which greater than 80,000 candidates seem.

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