New Delhi: Supreme Court of India has constituted the committee headed by retired Supreme Court judge Justice RM Lodha to oversee the functioning of the Medical Council of India (MCI) regarding the entrance tests.

It has also upheld Madhya Pradesh Govt’s Act which enables Government to have 50% share in Management seats.

A five-judge Constitution bench of Supreme Court has passed the judgement in a case related to private dental colleges of the state. The colleges had challenged the state government’s Act which enabled government to take away a number of NRI seats of private colleges which remained vacant.

The apex court will also hear a batch of petitions on May 3, filed by many states seeking permission to hold their respective common entrance test for MBBS/BDS.

They have also pleaded that they should not force students to take any entrance exam through National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) especially in light of the fact that till the last exam it was unsure whether the exam was going to be held or not

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