SC sets aside Allahabad HC order on PG medical seats


NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today set aside the Allahabad High Court’s May 29 order which had quashed 50 per cent institutional preference in admission to PG medical seats.

An excursion seat involving Justices Ashok Bhushan and Deepak Gupta said establishments like the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and the administration run restorative schools in UP will keep leading advising and top off the seats by June 12.

The high court on May 29 had passed arrange permitting to top off the 50 percent institutional share situates in PG therapeutic courses in these two focal colleges and other government-run univerities for understudies from any medicinal school in view of their positioning in NEET.

The apex court arrange went ahead the supplication of BHU and AMU fighting that the high court decision was violative of before summit court judgment and Medical Council of India (MCI) directions which enable foundations to take affirmations on 50 for each penny seats from their own particular establishment.

Both these focal colleges had got the support from the MCI, which had contended that the high court has failed in translating the set down controls.

Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh, showing up for BHU, had looked for prompt remain of the high court’s request saying the “whole apple truck” can’t be switched.

Senior advocate Salman Khurshid, appearing for the AMU, had said some students have already been admitted by the varsities under the 50 per cent quota, therefore the high court verdict needs to be stayed.