NEET 2017: Framed Gujarati question paper to avoid paper leak, says CBSE

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However, the Madurai Bench had on May 24 granted an interim stay on the publication of results of NEET across the country.

The CBSE in the Information Bulletin has fixed June 08 as the tentative date to declare the NEET 2017 result. A new report with writ petition also has been filed in the same court seeking to cancel NEET for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses for the academic year 2017-18.

The Central Board of Secondary Education officially announced that they will declare the results of National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) Results 2017 on June 8, 2017, on the official website.

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The court also directed Union health and family welfare secretary, DG health services, Medical Council of India (MCI), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Government of Tamil Nadu to reply by June 7. Then, students must fill the online options of the colleges, and the allotment of seats will take place on the merit basis.

NEET is to seek admissions into MBBS or BDS courses in the medical and dental colleges in India.

The Tamil Nadu government on the other told the court that it always stood against NEET. NEET examinations were held across the nation on May 7 in 10 different languages.Soon after the tests, PILs were filed in various courts, raising several issues.

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NEET was conducted by the CBSE on May 7 and raised many controversies such as paper if different languages such as English, Hindi and Tamil were not of the same difficulty level.

In its counter affidavit to petitions seeking cancellation of the National Eligibility-cum Entrance Test held recently citing alleged non-uniformity in the exam, the CBSE rejected the contention that question papers in vernacular languages such as Gujarati were easier compared to English. The court in turn responded that it was not satisfied with CBSE's response.

Explaining the reasons for not translating a single question paper into all languages, the Board said that such an exercise was avoided to prevent leakage. The said gang members had promised students to provide them with NEET question papers.

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In case there was a leak in vernacular language papers, it would be easy for them to conduct examinations again as only 8- 10% candidates would be affected while a majority of students who appeared for English medium test would remain unaffected.

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