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NEET 2024 Supreme Court Hearing Highlights: More Facts Needed Before Re-NEET, Says SC; Next Hearing On July 11

NEET UG 2024 Supreme Court Hearing: The Supreme Court of India heard the pleas seeking a re-examination for NEET UG 2024. During the hearing, CJI DY Chandrachud has ordered NTA and CBI to submit its reports regarding the paper leak allegations and the conducting of the May 5 exam. The next hearing for the case has been scheduled for July 11. Read below for the highlights of the NEET SC hearing.

NEET 2024 Supreme Court Hearing: SC To Hear Pleas Over NEET UG Exam Row Shortly | Photo: PTI
NEET 2024 In Supreme Court: The Supreme Court of India will be hearing the various pleas filed regarding the irregularities during the NEET UG Exam 2024 shortly. The pleas have highlighted the irregularities conducted during the exam on May 5 and also the demand for a re-test. The matter will be heard by a bench of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra.
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NEET SC Hearing Highlights: Next Hearing On July 11 

The Supreme Court if India has stated that it needs more facts before it orders the re-examination for NEET UG candidates. CBI and NTA have been asked to submit their reports by 5 PM on Wednesday. Next hearing in the case has been set for Thursday - July 11.

Read here to know what the Supreme Court said regarding the NEET UG Exam controversy

NEET UG 2024 SC Hearing: When Was NEET Conducted?

The NEET Exam, also known as the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, was conducted by the National Testing Agency on May 5, 2024. A total of 24 lakh students appeared for the undergraduate medical entrance exam.

NEET 2024 Supreme Court Hearing: SC To Hear Pleas Today

The Supreme Court of India will be hearing the various pleas filed regarding the irregularities during the NEET UG Exam 2024 conducted on May 5 by the National Testing Agency. The pleas are expected to list the various irregularities, paper leak allegations and uproar over the results

NEET UG 2024 LIVE: NEET Counseling Postponed Until Further Notice

The counseling process for the NEET UG candidates has been postponed until further notice. As per a hearing in the Supreme Court last month, the counseling process was scheduld to begin on July 6. However, MCC is expected to release the schedule for the counseling process once the hearing in the Supreme Court is concluded.

NEET 2024 SC Hearing LIVE: When Was NEET Re-Exam held?

NTA conducted a re-exam for the NEET UG 2024 exam after it told the Supreme Court it will be cancelling the result of 1,563 students who received grace marks. Around 800 students appeared for the re-exam held on June 23. The result for the same was declared on late June 30

NEET 2024 News: Case In SC Today

The matter will be heard by a bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra.

NEET 2024 News LIVE: NEET UG, PG Counselling Process Delayed Due To Row

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), under the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) is yet to notify of the counselling schedule of NEET UG and PG courses for the year 2024. However, MCC is expected to release the schedule soon, likely after the case in the Supreme Court concludes.

NEET UG Row LIVE: NEET PG Postponed Amid NTA Paper Leak Allegations

Amid the ongoing row regarding NTA examinations – NEET UG and UGC NET – other exams such as the CSIR NET and the NEET PG 2024 exams were postponed. NEET PG 2024 was postponed 12 hours before the day of the exam. However, NBE has released the new date of the NEET PG exam and is set to be held on August 11.

NEET 2024 Supreme Court Hearing Today: Background Of The Case

The NEET UG 2024 exam held on May 5 was conducted by the National Testing Agency. Since the day of the exam, the NEET exam was been caught up in a series of controversies such as alleged paper leaks.

Following the declaration of the NEET UG results, a major uproar regarding the results surfaced after it was announced that 67 students had topped the exam, NEET UG 2023 had a total of two topppers.

Afterwards, it was announced that NTA had awarded grace marks to students who had suffered loss of time at their exam centres on May 5.

On June 11, a plea in the Supreme Court called for the exam to be re-conducted. Upon hearing the petition, the top court stated that the sanctity of the NEET UG exam had been compromised and called on responses from the Central Government and NTA.

However, after major protests and backlash, NTA told the Supreme Court that it will be cancelling the grace marks of 1,563 students and offer them re-exam.

NEET UG 2024 Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: Which Cases Will Be Heard Today?

Various pleas have been filed with the top court regarding the irregularities as well as a request to conduct a re-examination for all 24 lakh students who appeared for the undergraduate medical entrance exam. All other pleas related to the irregularities during the medical entrance exam were will also be heard today by the Supreme Court.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: How Many Students Appeared For NEET UG Exam?

For this year's NEET UG exam, a total of 24 lakh students appeared across India and abroad for the undergraduate medical entrance exam.

NEET SC Hearing LIVE: Top Court To Hear Over 30 Petitions 

A bench led by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud, along with Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra, will hear the pleas filed regarding the NEET UG 2024 exam. As per reports, the top court will review around 38 petitions related to the exam.

NEET SC Hearing LIVE: NEET UG Counselling Dates Likely After Hearing

With the Supreme Court set to hear the pleas regarding the NEET UG 2024 exam, the Medical Counselling Committee has delayed the release of the counselling schedule for NEET UG 2024 candidates.

The counselling dates are expected to be declared once the hearing on NEET UG exam row has concluded.

NEET SC Hearing LIVE: When Was NEET UG Exam Held?

Introduction

The NEET UG 2024 Exam was conducted by the National Testing Agency on May 5, 2024. The exam was held across 4750 centres in 571 cities, including 14 cities outside India.

NEET UG Supreme Court Hearing At 10:30 AM

The Supreme Court will be hearing the pleas regarding the irregularities and row over the NEET UG 2024 exam today. The matter will be heard by a bench of CJI DY Chandrachud and Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra at 10:30 AM

NEET News LIVE: How Did The Controversy Erupt

  • Initially expected on June 14, the results for NEET-UG 2024 were announced on June 4 due to early completion of the answer sheet evaluation.

  • A total of 67 students had scored a perfect 720, unprecedented in the NTA's history, with six from a Haryana centre figuring in the list, raising suspicions about irregularities in the examination. It has been alleged that grace marks contributed to the 67 students sharing the top rank.

  • The number of candidates sharing the top rank in the NEET-UG reduced to 61 from 67 as the NTA announced the revised results on July 1.

  • Allegations of irregularities, including paper leaks, triggered protests in several cities and sparring between rival political parties.

  • The Centre and the NTA on June 13 told the court that they had cancelled the grace marks awarded to 1,563 candidates.

  • They were given the option to either take a re-test or forgo the compensatory marks awarded for loss of time.

  • The NTA announced the revised rank list on July 1 after issuing the results of the re-test held on June 23.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing: What Has SC Said On NEET?

During the summer vacation of the Supreme Court, vacation benches of the top court heard urgent pleas regarding the NEET UG exam row. Here are some of the key developments during these hearings -

NTA cancels the grace marks and results of 1,500 students. Students were given an option to appear for a re-test and get fresh results or keep the same results but with the grace marks omitted.

Top court calls on Centre and NTA for answers as the "sanctity" of the NEET UG exam has been impacted.

SC refuses to stay the counselling process for NEET UG candidates. However, MCC is yet to release the detailed admission schedule for students,

NEET SC Hearing Case: CJI To Hear Pleas At 10:30 AM

The Suprmee Court of India will be hearing the pleas regarding the irregularities in the NEET UG exam today at 10:30 AM. A bench comprising of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra will hear the matter today.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing: Why Is Centre Opposing A Re-Exam?

The Supreme Court is expected to hear nearly 40 petitions today regarding the irregularities and re-exam of the NEET UG 2024. Amid these please, the Centre and National Testing Agency have filed affidavits opposing the demand to cancel the exam.

As per Centre, the instances of alleged malpractices are "isolated" and "do not warrant the scrapping of the entire exam jeopardising the future of lakhs of honest students".

NEET SC News LIVE: Hearing To Begin Shortly

The Supreme Court hearing for the NEET UG exam is set to begin shortly. As per reports, the hearing is set to begin at 10:30 AM.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: CBI Takes Over Probe For NEET Paper Leak 

The CBI has taken over the investigation of cases of alleged malpractices in NEET-UG 2024 Exam. The cases, which were being investigated by Gujarat, Rajasthan and Bihar Police, were handed over to the CBI last month.

CBI has arrested the principal and vice principal of a school in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh and sought a 4-day remand of four of the five persons arrested by Gujarat police in relation to the paper leak. Furthermore, the CBI also arrested two people in Patna.

NEET SC Hearing LIVE: NEET Case Listed Before Bench

The pleas regarding the irregularities and request for re-exam of the NEET UG exam have been listed before the bench. As per Live Law, the NEET case has been listed as iteam number 31.

The pleas will be heard by CJI DY Chandrachud and Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra after 10:30 AM.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing: What Are Petioners Seeking

A 3-judge compising Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra will hear the petitions related to NEET-UG 2024 shortly.

The Central government and the National Testing Agency (NTA) have filed affidavits before the Court opposing the demand to cancel the exam. They have told the Supreme Court that the instances of alleged malpractices are isolated and do not warrant the scrapping of the entire exam jeopardising the future of lakhs of honest students.

The petitioners have sought a retest contending that the paper leak was widespread affecting the sanctity of the exam.

Supreme Court NEET Hearing LIVE: Court Convenes

The Supreme Court has convened. According to Live Law, a counsel mentioned a petition filed by 56 students from Gujarat opposing the pleas to re-conduct the NEET-UG exam.

CJI asked the counsel to mention the matter when the other NEET-UG matters are taken up.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: Will A Re-Exam For NEET Be Conducted?

Various petitions have been filed before the Supreme Court regarding the irregularities in the NEET UG exam held on May 5. Among the 38 petitions, few have been filed for a re-exam of the NEET exam.

However, the Centre and NTA are opposing the re-examination as it would not be fair to the honest candidates who appeared for the entrance exam earlier this year.

The Supreme Court is expected the NEET UG hearing shortly.

NEET In SC LIVE: A Look At The Controversy 

NTA conducted the NEET UG 2024 exam on May 5. Since the day of the exam, the NEET exam was been caught up in a series of controversies such as alleged paper leaks.

Following the declaration of the NEET UG results, a major uproar regarding the results surfaced after it was announced that 67 students had topped the exam, NEET UG 2023 had a total of two topppers.

Afterwards, it was announced that NTA had awarded grace marks to students who had suffered loss of time at their exam centres on May 5.

On June 11, a plea in the Supreme Court called for the exam to be re-conducted. Upon hearing the petition, the top court stated that the sanctity of the NEET UG exam had been compromised and called on responses from the Central Government and NTA.

However, after major protests and backlash, NTA told the Supreme Court that it will be cancelling the grace marks of 1,563 students and offer them re-exam.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: What Happened In The NEET Re-Exam?

The NEET Re-Exam was conducted by the NTA on June 23. This re-examination came after the central testing agency cancelled the results of 1,563 students who received grace marks.

Of the 1500 students, around 800 appeared for the NEET UG re-exam. The results for the same were declared by NTA on June 30.

The students who appeared for the re-exam received fresh results. The students who chose not to appear for the re-exam will go for the counselling process with their June 4 results, but their grace marks will be omitted.

SC Hearing On NEET LIVE: NEET UG Counselling Dates Soon

The Medical Counselling Committee - the main body which conducts the NEET UG Counselling process - is yet to release the detailed counselling schedule for candidates.

Based on a hearing in June in the Supreme Court, it was stated that the counselling process will begin from July 6. However, the schedule is yet to be released. It is expected that MCC will release the dates after the SC hearing today.

Supreme Court NEET Hearing: Number Of Toppers Reduce To 61 After Re-Exam

NTA released the results of the NEET Re-Exam on July 1 for the 800 candidates whose grace marks were cancelled. With the revised results, the topper tally came down from 67 to 61 as six of the candidates – whose scored a perfect 720/720 after the first attempt failed to get a perfect score in the retest.

However, as per analysts, the students get high scores of 680 and above.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: How NEET UG Exam Row Postponed The NEET PG Exam

At the peak of the NTA exam controversy, the National Board of Examination for Medical Sciences postponed the NEET PG exam, 12 hours before the day of the paper.

This postponement came during the row over paper leaks in the NEET UG and UGC NET exams, both conducted by NTA. Weeks after postponing the NEET PG exam for the third time, a fresh date was issued for August 11.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: NMC Approves 113 New Medical Colleges

Amid the delay in the NEET UG Counselling, the National Medical Commission has approved the setting up of 113 new medical colleges. Based on the data available, the maximum number of medical colleges will be set up in Uttar Pradesh.

NEET Supreme Court LIVE: What Time Is The NEET SC Hearing?

The matter regarding the irregularities in the NEET UG 2024 exam has been listed before the court. The NEET case has been listed as iteam number 31. The Supreme Court is expected to hear the case shortly.

Supreme Court NEET Hearing LIVE: Will NEET UG 2024 Be Conducted Again?

Various pleas in the Supreme Court have been filed, demanding a re-examination for all 24 lakh students who appeared for the NEET UG exam on May 5.

The Centre and NTA are opposing the re-exam, stating that the cases of malpractices are "isolated" and a re-exam will not be fair to "honest candidates".

The Supreme Court will hear the pleas shortly and announce its decision regarding the re-exam today.

NEET UG 2024 Hearing LIVE: When Did NTA Conduct The NEET Exam?

NTA conducted the NEET UG 2024 exam on May 5 for 24 lakh students across India and the result for the same was declared on June 4.

The re-exam for 1,500 students was conducted on June 23 and the results for the same was declared on July 1.

NEET UG SC Hearing 2024: SC Begins Hearing 

The Supreme Court has begin hearing the batch pleas filed regarding the irregularities in the NEET UG 2024 Exam

NEET SC Hearing LIVE: CJI Takes Up Re-Test Pleas

Chief Justice Of India DY Chandrachud has stated that the pleas for a re-examination will be heard first, followed by the irregularities. After all pelas are presented, the top court will hear the responses filed by NTA and the Central government

NET 2024 Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: SC To Resume Hearing At 2 PM

The Supreme Court has gone on lunch break. The pleas regarding a re-test for NEET UG 2024 will now be heard by a bench led by CJI DY Chandrachud at 2 PM.

As per the Chief Justice, the pleas seeking a re-test of the NEET UG exam will be heard first.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: SC To Hear Re-Test Pleas 

The Supreme Court will begin the hearing of the NEET UG 2024 irregularities today at 2 PM. As per CJI DY Chandrachud, the hearing will begin with the pleas regarding a re-test for the NEET UG exam.

NEET UG exam was held on May 5 for 24 lakh candidates across India seeking admission into undergraduate medical courses. The re-exam for students who received grsce marks was held on June 23.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: Hearing To Begin Shortly

The session of the Supreme Court will resume soon. First on the agenda are the pleas regarding the NEET UG exam. A bench led by CJI DY Chandrachud will first hear the pleas demanding a re-examination of undergraduate medical entrance test.

NEET SC Hearing LIVE: NEET UG Hearing Begins 

The hearing over the NEET UG exam irregulairties has begun. The bench is listening to the pleas filed for a re-exam first.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: 67 Toppers 'Mathematically Impossible'

Addressing a bench of CJI CHandrachud and Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra, counsel appearing for the petitioners has raised the issue of a re-test.

Highlight that there were 67 toppers, the counsel stated - "67 candidates scored 720/720 marks, 6 being from the same centre...this is mathematically not possible"

NEET SC Hearing LIVE: 6 FIRS In NEET Paper Leak Case

As revealed in the Supreme Court, a total of six FIRs have been registered in Patna, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Jharkhand in relation to the NEET UG paper leak case.

Supreme Court NEET Hearing LIVE: CJI Asks About Potential NEET Paper Leak

"So the fact that there was a paper leak is admitted?," asked CJi DY Chandrachud. In response to this, the Solicitor General admitted that a paper leak was admitted at one place.

"The persons are arrested and the beneficiary students were identified...their results withheld," the SG added.

NEET SC Hearing LIVE: When Was NEET UG Held?

The NEET UG 2024 exam was held on May 5 for 24 lakh students across and outside India. The exam, conducted by NTA, is held as an entrance exam for admissions into undergraduate medical courses in India.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: How Many Students Appeared For NEET UG?

A total of 24 lakh students appeared for the NEET UG 2024 exam held on May 5.

NEET UG SC Hearing LIVE: CJI Questions Paper Setting Method For NEET UG

During the hearing, the Chief Justice has questioned the method in which the papers for the NEET UG exam are set and sent to the exam centres.

NEET UG SC Hearing LIVE: CJI Questions Scale Of Paper Leak

"If students were asked to memorize on morning of the exam, leak might not have been so widespread. If we can't identify candidates who are guilty of wrongdoing, retest has to be ordered. One more imp aspect is modality in which leak took place. If modality is though social media, it is a possibility that leak is wide," stated CJI.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: Paper Leak Is Clear, Says SC

As the hearing continues, CJI Chandrachud has stated that "one thing is clear - leak has taken place. Question is, how widespread is the reach?"

NEET SC Hearing LIVE: Can't Cancel The Exam For 2 Students

"Is it NTA's case that there was no leak? This fact can't be disputed. You don't cancel a whole exam only because 2 students engaged in malpractice. Therefore, we must be careful about the nature of leak," says CJI CHandrachud.

NEET UG Hearing LIVE: Cancelling An Exam For 24 Lakh Students Extreme

With the hearing regarding the irregularities in NEET UG underway, the CJI has questioned the progress in the CBI cases and FIrs registered against the accused.

"Are we still in the process of identifying students who were beneficiaries? If we are [...], we will have to cancel the exam. Cancellation of exam of 24 lakh students is a matter of extreme," stated CJI Chandrachud.

NEET UG Hearing 2024 LIVE: NEET Exam Under Major Scrutiny 

From the process of setting the papers to the setting of the percentiles for the result, every aspect of the NEET UG exam is under the scrutiny of the Supreme Court.

NEET Supreme Court Hearing LIVE: SC Calls On Centre, CBI To Submit Reports On NEET UG Exam

The top court has called on the Centre, NTA and CBi to submit consolidated reports by Wednesday regarding the paper leaks and what has been done in the case. The SG has requested time till next Thursday.

NEET SC Hearing: CJI Dictating Order 

NEET UG SC Hearing LIVE: 23 Lakh Students Appeared For NEET 2024

About 24 lakh students registered for NEET UG exam. About 23,33,297 appeared. Exam was conducted at 4750 centres in 571 cities. Exam was also held in 14 cities overseas.

NEET SC Hearing LIVE: NTA Ordered To Present Report With Top Court

"Wee intend to direct NTA to make full disclosure. It can broadly be classified into 3 aspects: (1) nature of leak (2) places where leak took place and (3) lag of time between occurrence of leak and conduct of exam," said CJI Chandrachud while dictating the order.

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