Petition filed in SC seeking time to conduct mop up counselling for medical admissions, Govt tells HC

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Petition filed in SC seeking time to conduct mop up counselling for medical admissions, Govt tells HC
Legal Correspondent
CHENNAI 26 JANUARY 2021 00:18 IST
UPDATED: 26 JANUARY 2021 00:18 IST

The State government on Monday informed the Madras High Court of having approached the Supreme Court seeking extension of time to conduct mop up counselling for medical admissions this year in order to fill up all unfilled government quota seats in private medical colleges.

Appearing before Justice B. Pugalendhi, Special Government Pleader (Education) E. Manohar said the government had already approached the Supreme Court and was awaiting necessary orders. The submission was made during the hearing of a case for conducting the mop up counselling.

Sushma Devi Perumal, a 19-year-old MBBS aspirant, had filed the case contending that she had secured 403 out of 720 marks in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and was placed at 846th rank under the Scheduled Caste category.

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She could not secure a seat in either

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