SG Tushar Mehta, appearing for the central government, argued that 27 percent OBC quota and 10 percent reservation are being given for EWS in central universities. This is applicable from January 2019. This quota is also being given in UPSC.
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- Clear the way for NEET PG counseling
- 27% OBC reservation approved
- Court accepted the recommendation of Pandey Committee
NEET PG counseling: In the NEET PG counseling case, the Supreme Court, while giving its verdict on Friday, has given great relief to the doctors. According to the information, according to the decision of the court, OBC and EWS reservation will remain intact in this session. According to the Supreme Court, counseling needs to be started immediately and 27 percent OBC reservation has been approved. Along with this, 10 percent EWS reservation will also continue this year. However, the Supreme Court will decide whether the EWS reservation will continue in future or not. The hearing of which will take place in March. In fact, on July 29, a notification was issued by the Central Government that 27 percent reservation will be given to OBC and 10 percent to EWS category under All India Quota in the NEET exam to be conducted for admission in medical courses. . After this, this decision of the Central Government was challenged in the Supreme Court.
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According to the information, it was argued on behalf of SG Tushar Mehta, representing the central government, that 27 percent OBC quota and 10 percent reservation are being given for EWS in central universities. This is applicable from January 2019.
This quota is also being given in UPSC. In such a situation, there has been no loss of seats for the general category, but the number of seats has increased by 25 percent. He also said that there is no prohibition for reservation in PG courses.
First Published : 07 Jan 2022, 03:19:19 PM
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