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NEET won't be held abroad, allow students to come via Vande Bharat: SC

The bench said the exam will be offline and the students who fly in will have to maintain the 14 days quarantine in view of public health.

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The top court asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to speak to ministries concerned to ensure aspirants, for the NEET scheduled on September 13

ANI New Delhi
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to pass direction to the Central government to hold the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) Undergraduate (UG) 2020 examination in Gulf countries, but asked the government to allow students to come via Vande Bharat Mission flights to give the exams.

A bench of Justice L Nageswara Rao said that the quarantine norms are mandatory for students who would come from the Middle East countries to give exam but allowed petitioners to approach State authorities to seek relaxation.

The bench said the exam will be offline and the students who fly in will have

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First Published: Aug 24 2020 | 5:44 PM IST

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