NEET is a very compulsory exam for the admission in any graduate medical course (MBBS), dental course (BDS) or postgraduate course (MD/MS) in any government or private medical colleges in India. With a petition signed by students (who are not from Maharashtra but studying there) of Maharashtra to allow admission in the medical colleges. On Monday, Bombay High Court declined to interfere into the matter and asked Maharashtra to go ahead with its domicile policy
The court was hearing petition filed by students of Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir´s Karmaveer Bhausaheb Hiray Dental College and Hospital, a private unaided college and the students outside of Maharashtra. The petition was about, medical colleges and universities were not accepting students from other states.
The High Court had on August 30 stayed a government’s resolution that made it mandatory for all deemed medical colleges and universities to follow the NEET merit list for admitting students.
According to the latest data, more than 20,000 students had registered for the centralised admission process through NEET for admissions to 1,675 seats in deemed institutes in Maharashtra.
The petitioners have challenged the rules that allow the advantage of reservation only to local students, questioning how such domicile rules could be applied in private unaided colleges.