The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed petitions in search of postponement of the 2022 NEET-Post Graduate examinations saying any change to the May 21 date “will create chaos and uncertainty and create a deficiency of doctors in hospitals”.
A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Surya Kant stated that over 2 lakh medical doctors have registered for the examination and they are going to be put to prejudice if the examination is additional postponed.
“Reliefs sought in these proceedings cannot be granted. Petitions are therefore dismissed,” the bench stated.
Though the petitioners contended that the postponement won’t trigger any prejudice to anybody, the court docket stated it should be borne in thoughts that there are college students who’ve registered.
Turning down the petitions, the court docket stated the request can’t be entertained as it might additionally have an effect on affected person care and medical doctors’ careers.
Opposing the petitions, the Centre advised the court docket that critical deliberations had been held and it was selected May 10 that the examination shouldn’t be postponed within the public curiosity and within the curiosity of medical schooling.
Additional Solicitor General Aishwarya Bhati, showing for the federal government, advised the court docket that any delay would impression affected person care since it will result in fewer resident medical doctors.