NEET UG 2024 / SC issued notice to NTA on demand for CBI investigation, hearing will be held on July 8

Vikrant Shekhawat : Jun 14, 2024, 01:30 PM
NEET UG 2024: Amid growing anger among students over NEET exam, the matter was heard in the Supreme Court today as well. The Supreme Court has refused to issue any order on the petition seeking a CBI inquiry for the time being. The apex court has issued a notice to the NTA in this regard and asked it to respond within two weeks. Now all the petitions related to the NEET exam will be heard on July 8. At the same time, the Supreme Court has also refused to stay the NEET counseling.

Bribe of Rs 10 lakh to choose the center

The bench of Justice Vikram Nath and Justice Sandeep Mehta has not yet given any order on the demand for a CBI inquiry during the hearing on this matter. Now the matter will be heard on July 8. The petition demanding a CBI inquiry also mentions the tactics being adopted to choose the desired exam center, citing incidents of paper leak on a large scale. For example, students from states like Odisha, Jharkhand and Gujarat chose a particular centre in Godhra, Gujarat to take the NEET exam. These students paid a bribe of Rs 10 lakh to clear the NEET and choose a particular centre in Godhra, Jai Jal Ram School.

We did not order re-examination of 1563 students: SC

The Supreme Court made it clear during the hearing today that the court has not ordered re-examination of 1563 students with grace marks. During the hearing, NTA talked about cancelling it and ordered re-examination. The petitioner demanded a CBI inquiry, on which the Supreme Court said, can the Supreme Court order an inquiry today itself? No, no. The court has refused to say anything on the CBI inquiry at the moment. At the same time, a petitioner raised the issue of FIR registered in the paper leak case. On which the Supreme Court said that the matter will be heard on July 8.

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