Let there be common counselling: SC
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today reinstated Medical Council of India's stand on common counselling and gave green signal for common counselling in minority institutions. The order issued in the petition filed by private management association challenging MCI's order for common counselling in PG Medical admission.
"Let there be common counselling in minority institutions for PG Medical admission," noted in the order.
The Supreme Court also allowed to include a representative of minority institution in the panel. "Qualified candidates can be taken on the basis of merit," the order stated.
The counsel for minority institutions argued that minority institutions should be allowed to take minority students.
Meanwhile, the deemed universities argued for a separate system for admission in their institutions. "Give us a window and we will do it ourselves," they submitted to the court.
The verdict on the petition filed by deemed varsities will be pronounced on Tuesday.