Private medical colleges can hold own entrance exam: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed private medical colleges from across the country to hold their own entrance test for admission to under-graduate courses for the 2013-14 academic year, but restrained them from declaring the results until its further orders.

The interim order was passed in a bunch of petitions challenging a notification by the Medical Association of India, disallowing private colleges from conducting their own exam. A Bench led by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir passed the interim order while also allowing the Centre to go ahead with its National Eligibility and Entrance Test.

The private medical colleges have challenged the NEET. The SC has posted the matter for January 15.

Please read our terms of use before posting comments
TERMS OF USE: The views expressed in comments published on indianexpress.com are those of the comment writer's alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of The Indian Express Group or its staff. Comments are automatically posted live; however, indianexpress.com reserves the right to take it down at any time. We also reserve the right not to publish comments that are abusive, obscene, inflammatory, derogatory or defamatory.