Revert to old NEET-PG Super Specialty exam format in 24 hours, Supreme Court says

Revert to old NEET-PG Super Specialty exam format in 24 hours:

Last week the Supreme Court rapped the government over changes. In the pattern of the National Eligibility, Entrance Test Post-Graduate Super Specialty (NEET-SS) exam. The Supreme Court is hearing a plea filed by 41 PG Qualified Doctors challenging abrupt “last-minute changes”. In the exam pattern of NEET SS 2021. This comes after the top court censured the government for being in a rush to change test designs, and for regarding youthful and hopeful specialists as “footballs in the round of force”.

“In deference of your perceptions, and in light of a legitimate concern for understudies, the middle has chosen the updated plan that will executed from 2022. The current test will hold depends on the 2020 plan,” Additional Solicitor General Aishwarya Bhati told the court. The national medical commission and the national board of examination in medical sciences to revert to the old question pattern for the NEET-super specialty exams for the 2021-22 academic session. A bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud, Vikram Nath, and BV Nagarathna is hearing the petition. Senior Advocate Shyam Divan is appearing for the petitioners. Yesterday, the National Board of Examination filed an affidavit stating. That the pattern revised to bring in more flexibility in the admission process and to ensure. That the students tested only on the basis of the courses which they know.

NEET-SS 2021:

Pointing attention to NEET-SS is not normal for different assessments, equity chandrachud said, “Understudies get ready for quite a long time, directly from their postgraduation in medication days to get entrance. Into the super claim to fame courses subsequent to doing their lords. We realize the private area has put cash in offering super forte courses and their premium must considered. While doing the difficult exercise. in any case, the interest of understudies. Who will the light bearers of cutting edge medical care in India in future, can’t be sidelined”.


The court’s observations came while hearing a plea by 41 post-graduate doctors. Who had challenged the abrupt changes, contending that this done to favor general medicine candidates?

The plea said as per the prevailing pattern of examination. 60 percent of marks given on questions from super-specialty courses. While 40 percent of the marks are given from other courses. As per a notification issued on August 31 for modifying the pattern of examination, starting this year 100 percent of marks. Were to given on questions from generic medicines. “Changes made to exam pattern to bring more flexibility for the students and to ensure. Those students tested on the basis of the courses which they already know,” it said.

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