SC Issues Notice to NTA, Govt on Pleas for Cancel of Neet-UG 2024; Directs Court-Monitored Probe

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked for responses from the Centre, the National Testing Agency (NTA) and others on petitions seeking the cancellation of NEET-UG 2024. The apex court also ordered a court-monitored probe into the alleged irregularities in the medical entrance exam.

A vacation bench of Justices Vikram Nath and SVN Bhatti also sought responses from the parties on separate pleas filed by the NTA seeking the transfer of some pending petitions from the high courts to the apex court.

The bench posted these pleas for hearing on July 8.

While hearing separate pleas concerning the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (Undergraduate)-2024 examination, the apex court had on June 18 said even if there was “0.001 per cent negligence” on the part of anyone in the conduct of the examination, it should be thoroughly dealt with.

The NEET-UG 2024 examination was held on May 5 across 4,750 centres. Around 24 lakh students appeared in it.

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