A group of 40 students moved the Gujarat High Court on Wednesday, seeking cancellation of the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) that was held on May 7. SInce the exam was conducted the whole NEET is under great scrutiny of the process and have been dragged to court for relief by students.
The students’ group moved the High Court through lawyer Jigar Patel with an urgent petition, which is likely to come up for hearing on Friday, 26th May, 2017. Students have demanded cancellation of the exam on the ground the questions were different from that for the English-medium.
“NEET is supposed to have uniformity irrespective of the language. We have sought cancellation of the exam on this ground only, since different questions were asked from students belonging to English-medium and Gujarati-medium,” Petitioners Lawyer's said.
NEET 2017 was held on May 7. The exam was conducted in 10 languages. The students from Bengali and Gujarati medium were unhappy as they found the paper difficult in comparison to English and Hindi medium.
On May 24, Madras High Court has stayed all proceedings relating to the NEET till June 7. A petition was filed claiming that Tamil students wrote the exam in English and later found that the Tamil question paper was easier.