SC seek replies from Centre, MCC on plea against decision to provide quota for OBCs & EWS in NEET

Updated: few hours ago

New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) The Supreme Court Friday sought responses from the Centre and MCC on a plea against the July 29 notice providing 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Class (OBC) and 10 per cent for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category in NEET admissions for medical courses.

The bench tagged the plea with pending petitions on similar issue.

A bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and B V Nagarathna issued notice and sought replies from the Centre and Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) on a plea filed by eight petitioners, including those who would be appearing in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) postgraduate exams.