The Supreme Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to complete the NEET Super Specialty admission process within 15 days and has allowed the 50 per cent quota for the in-service doctors. The quota has been permitted for the in-service candidates of this year. A bench of Justices B R Gavai and Vikram Nath on Friday directed the state government to fill the seats as per the Tamil Nadu government order dated November 7, 2020, within a period of 15 days.The state government defended the government order (GO) of 2020 on the Super Specialty seats.
Further the apex court also directed the TN government that on 16th days will inform the Union of India with regard to all the seats which remain unfulfilled from in service candidates. The vacant seats will be permitted to be filled in by the Union of India on the basis of All India merit list.The matter has been listed for a detailed hearing on February 14th by the court.A PTI report quotes the bench stating, “The state of Tamil Nadu has approached this court for clarification of an order dated March 16, 2022, that the said order is also applicable to all subsequent academic years till disposal of petitions. We have heard the counsels. The ASG submitted that last year a number of seats reserved for in-service candidates could not be filled up. She submitted that super specialty courses are valuable national assets and they cannot be permitted to go waste.”