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NEET applies to minority, private institutions, doesn't violate rights: SC

SC said, NEET is reasonable and is intended to prevent capitation fee by admitting students who are lower in merit and to prevent exploitation, profiteering, and commercialisation of education

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File photo: Students coming out after taking the 'National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) in Gurugram. Photo: PTI

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions in the graduate, post graduate medical and dental courses would also apply to minority, both aided and unaided and private educational institutions as there is no violations of their rights.
The top court said the uniform entrance test, NEET, which qualifies the test of proportionality, is reasonable and the same is intended to check several maladies which crept into medical education, to prevent capitation fee by admitting students who are lower in merit and to prevent exploitation, profiteering, and commercialisation of education.
It said considering that NEET

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First Published: Apr 29 2020 | 8:31 PM IST

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