The Supreme Court on Friday, June 10, rejected a petition that was seeking a special round of counseling for vacant seats in the NEET-PG All India stake. The court dismissed the petition and said that 8-9 consultations had already been conducted and that the decision not to conduct new consultations was not arbitrary, but rather in the interests of medical education and public health.
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As many as 1,456 seats were vacant after the mentoring round, which took place on May 7, 2022, the attorney who appeared before the Millennium Challenge Committee on Thursday, in front of one of the benches, said.
During the hearing, Judge Shah said, “For many years, seats have been vacant and this is not the first time…There should be a limit for every exercise, and seats may remain vacant even after 10 rounds.”
The court further said that students cannot claim rights after 1.5 years. “Can it be said now that after 1.5 years, you will be accepted and threaten people’s health,” the bench added.
DGHS provided, in an affidavit, that the program, which was used for online counseling 2021, has been closed and a security deposit refund has been initiated for participation in PG Consulting 2021. It further added that the petitioner has prayed at a late stage and this may affect over the entire process of the upcoming NEET-PG 2022 counseling session, and it is also difficult to provide simultaneous counseling for two academic sessions.
Noting that the course is three years long, the seat said, “There can be no compromise with education… Suppose you are hungry for 6 months, can you eat everything in one day? No… Education from this kind.”
The National Medical Council conducted nine rounds of NEET-PG 2021 consultations including four rounds of state consultations, four rounds of AIQ consultations (All India Quota) and one round of AIQ consultations. Online consultation for NEET-PG-21 has been completed and 1,456 seats remain vacant.
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