Bharat Express

NEET

On Thursday, the Supreme Court is likely to hear a series of petitions that allege irregularities in the NEET-UG 2024 examination, with calls for its cancellation.

Over a dozen individuals, including the principal and vice-principal of a school in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand, have been arrested thus far in connection with what is being investigated as a nationwide racket involving the leaking of question papers for competitive exams like NEET.

The Supreme Court, under Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud, has set 18 July for hearing petitions alleging NEET-UG exam irregularities.

The NEET saga has not only affected aspiring medical professionals but has also become a focal point of national debate and political contention, reflecting broader issues within India's educational assessment and governance framework.

Previously, the court had also granted the remand of Ashutosh and Manish Prakash for further questioning.

On Friday, Rahul Gandhi, called for a parliamentary discussion on the NEET exam during a media interaction at the Parliament premises.

Opposition to bring adjournment motions on NEET in both houses of parliament.

Further police actions extended to Jodhpur and Barmer, where the solver, Hukmaram, resides.

The SC raised concerns regarding a writ petition filed by a coaching institute alleging irregularities in the conduct of the NEET-UG exam.

President Droupadi Murmu pledged a thorough investigation and strict action against those responsible for the alleged NEET-UG paper leak.