Supreme Court Directs IITs To Go Ahead With JEE Advanced Counselling

Supreme Court vacates stay on counselling and admission in IITs through JEE-2017.On Friday, the top court had restrained IITs across the country till further orders from conducting counselling or admitting students subsequent to the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) this year.

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Supreme Court Directs IITs To Go Ahead With JEE Advanced Counselling

Supreme Court Vacates Stay On counselling And Admission In IITs

New Delhi:  Supreme Court vacates stay on counselling and admission in IITs through JEE-2017. On Friday, the top court had restrained IITs across the country till further orders from conducting counselling or admitting students subsequent to the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) this year. Today, the Supreme Court has asked the IITs to ‘give undertaking that such mistakes will not recur and no situation to award bonus marks will arise’, reports PTI. To this, Attorney General K K Venugopal, representing IITs, said that such situation will not arise in future.

Supreme Court has asked high courts not to interfere in petitions regarding counselling and admission to IITs to avoid any confusion.

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Admission to IITs faced legal objections due to 'bonus mark' issues. The petitioners wanted a new merit list to be issued for the JEE Advanced 2017 result.

More than 50000 students have qualified the JEE advanced 2017 and are eligible to take admission in the IITs and NITs. Supreme Court's decision, on Friday, had stirred panic among students and the board was also worried as close to 30000 allotments were over, by then.
(With Inputs From Agencies)

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