NEET result soon, Supreme Court stays Madras HC order

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the CBSE to declare the result of the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical and dental colleges, bringing relief to more than a million students. The Central Board of Secondary Education had on June 9 sought immediate stay on the Madras high court order that restrained it from declaring the result. The high court’s interim order had come on a batch of pleas alleging that a uniform question paper was not given and there was a vast difference between the ones…

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Madras HC restores age bar for 3-year law course

    CHENNAI: Paving the way for restoration of an upper age limit for the three-year Bachelor of Law (BL) course, the Madras high court has quashed Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University’s admission notification which does not prescribe any age limit and directed it to issue a fresh notification. Consequently, this year the maximum age limit for open category candidates will be 30 years and for reserved categories it will be 35 years. A division bench of Justice S Manikumar and Justice V M Velumani, in their 102-page judgment, quashed…

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Petition in Madras high court for pre-school education in govt schools In INDIA

CHENNAI: A petition has been filed in Madras high court seeking a direction to Tamil Nadu government to implement pre-school education by introducing LKG and UKG in government schools. When petition by Parents Union for Students Educational Rights in Virudhachalam came up for hearing before a bench comprising Justice R Sudhakar and Justice K K Sasidharan, additional government pleader Sanjay Gandhi took notice. Petitioner submitted that most of the nursery or kindergarten schools were being run by private agencies and voluntary organizations which charge very high fees, which limited pre-school…

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