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SC rejects petitions to modify its order on PG medical admissions

DNMUM437481 | 6/11/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :863 | Education & Careers

Says seats which remain vacant after scrapping of EWS quota will be filled based on merit

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain applications seeking modification of its June 4 directions related to admissions to post graduate medical and dental courses in the 2019-20 academic year in the state.
The Court stated that the order is clear and there appears no ambiguity that requires clarification.
A vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi said the seats available after the apex court’s order staying the notification to grant 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker sections (EWS), should be filled strictly according to merit.
“There can be no question of exclusion of any meritorious candidate irrespective of the category provided; the candidates get cut-off marks as required f
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