Supreme Court orders postponement of INI-CET 2021 exam for admission to postgraduate medical courses in all AIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER and NIMHANS, scheduled for June 16, by at least one month in view of COVID19 situation.
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) had scheduled to conduct the INI CET exam on June 16 and will now announce a fresh date for the examination in due course.
“Considering that many of the candidates intending to appear in the exam are in covid duty and in remote areas, we are of the opinion that June 16 date is arbitrary. We direct the exam to be postponed by one month, Needless to say, the exam can be held anytime after the expiry of one month,” the top court ordered. The order was passed by a Bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and MR Shah. The petition was filed by 26 doctors on June 7 through advocate Pallavi Pratap.
The order was passed by a Bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and MR Shah on a petition filed by twenty-six doctors and the Indian Medical Association (Chattisgarh Chapter).