Central government is taking the ordinance route to defer NEET, or a single common entrance test for all medical colleges across India, by a year.
 
The Congress has charged the government of succumbing to the pressure of politicians who have interests in medical education. We all know how lucrative the business is, but the students are relieved.
 
They argue that there wasn’t enough time to prepare for a new test, the state governments too had objected citing infringement upon their rights.
 
The medical fraternity is divided too; but at the end of the day it is the patients who should be kept in mind while deciding upon the action