Will rethink Rs 8 lakh annual revenue criterion for EWS quota, Heart tells SC

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The Heart on Thursday instructed the Supreme Courtroom that it’ll revisit the Rs 8 lakh annual revenue criterion for the Economically Weaker Part (EWS) to be eligible for reservation advantages.

Solicitor Basic Tushar Mehta, showing for the Centre, apprised the bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud and sought 4 weeks’ time for a similar.

The query of EWS norms arose within the context of its introduction in NEET (All India Quota) for which the session had already been placed on maintain, pending a last resolution on a petition difficult the quota guidelines.

On Thursday, the SG assured the bench, additionally comprising Justices Surya Kant and Vikram Nath, that the counseling can be deferred by 4 weeks.

Whereas listening to the petition earlier, the SC had requested the Heart to state that the Nationwide Eligibility-cum-Entrance Check – Rs 8 lakh annual revenue criterion to establish EWS college students eligible for reservation in medical seats below the All India Standards However what did he apply to get there? Quota (NEET-AIQ).

The highest courtroom is listening to a batch of petitions filed by college students difficult the July 29 discover of the Heart and the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC), which mandates 27 per cent for Different Backward Lessons (OBC) and EWS class within the Nationwide Eligibility cum 10 % reservation has been supplied for Entrance Check for Medical Programs (NEET-PG) Admission for the present tutorial yr.