New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday passed a sensational decision on the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) and the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). The Supreme Court has issued key directions in the current context in which the central government is exercising to conduct these two examinations next month. The Supreme Court dismissed the petitions seeking adjournment of the examinations. As a result, next month’s NEET and JEE exams will continue as usual.
Petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court seeking adjournment of the exams, which are linked to the future of millions of students, in the current context of the spread of the deadly coronavirus due to the corona threat. Many have expressed concern that the coronavirus is getting stronger day by day in the country and thousands of positive cases are being registered daily. He also requested the Central Government to issue directions to postpone the examinations. Eleven students from 11 states filed their petitions on the 6th of this month.
Within 12 minutes of the hearing, the petitions came up for hearing before the Supreme Court on Monday afternoon. The trial began at exactly 12 noon. Justice Arun Mishra heard the petition. JEE said that two separate petitions have been filed seeking adjournment of the NEET examinations. Arguments on this were heard. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on behalf of the NTA and Advocate Alakh on behalf of the students heard their arguments. Justice Arun Mishra made key remarks on the occasion.
Postponed for a while Advocate Alakh heard his arguments on behalf of the students on this occasion. Neat said they did not seek to postpone the JEE exams indefinitely. He said he wanted to postpone it only for a while. It is hoped that the corona virus vaccine will be available within this period. The Prime Minister also mentioned about the corona vaccine in his speech on the occasion of Independence Day. On this, Tushar Mehta said that the center is ready to conduct the examinations.
The lawyer for the students argued that the exams should be postponed during the trial. Justice Arun Mishra disagreed with his contention. Commented that the corona had to get used to living with the virus. Is postponing the exams enough? Asked. He said that even in the crisis caused by the corona, life has to move forward. Arun Mishra said that if the exams have to be postponed, the country will suffer a lot. He said it would be unlucky for students to miss an academic year.
Arun Mishra said that the future of students is dangerous. Neat and JEE exams will set a guideline for the country and not only the future of millions of students but also the country depends on it. He said it would be inappropriate to want to postpone such tests due to corona. He said the petitions were being dismissed. Corona said the name and said that it is not good to stop on the spot. He commented that postponing the exams would jeopardize the future of the students. He concluded his argument on these petitions in exactly 12 minutes.