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Medical Admissions: SC rejects plea for probe into NEET leak

8/10/2016

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a petition seeking a court-monitored probe into the alleged leak of the question paper of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for medical admissions for the academic session 2016-17.
 
A Bench comprising Justices Anil R Dave and L Nageswara Rao, however, granted liberty to the petitioner to approach the Uttarakhand High Court, where the alleged leak took place, with the same plea.
 
The apex court passed the order after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) opposed the plea, contending that the "leaked" paper didn't tally with the actual paper.
 
CBSE had brought the alleged leak to the notice of the Justice RM Lodha panel, which was monitoring the functioning of the Medical Council of India.
 
The Lodha panel also felt there was no leak, CBSE pleaded.
 
Appearing for the petitioner, senior counsel Sanjay Hedge pleaded that the CBSE had taken a premature decision on the basis of initial report from the Haldwani police, Uttarakhand, instead of waiting for the final full report of the investigation which was still on.
 
NEET became a reality because of the apex court intervention and as such its purpose should not be allowed to be defeated like this, Hedge contended.
 
The Bench said it didn't want to be loaded with such work. Further, the CBSE was interested in protecting its reputation.
 
Hegde contended that last year also CBSE had resisted such a plea, but ultimately the leak had come to light on Supreme Court’s orders.
 
Unconvinced, the Bench asked the petitioner to go to the high court if he had sufficient material to show there was a leak. 
 
According to the petitioner, 300 students from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and a few northeastern states had gathered at a resort in Haldwani and were sharing the questions and the answers. About 30 of them were nabbed.
 
Source: http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/uttarakhand/medical-admissions-sc-rejects-plea-for-probe-into-neet-leak/278146.html

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