Medical Aspirants’ Claims Of Wrong NEET Answer Key, Questions Being Out Of NCERT Syllabus To Be Heard By SCMedical students (Vipin Kumar/Mint via Getty Images)

The Supreme Court on Friday (14 June) will hear a petition filed by medical aspirants alleging that some question in this years NEET entrance test were outside the NCERT syllabus prescribed for the examination, India Today has reported.

A Supreme Court bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi had agreed to urgently hear the plea at a hearing yesterday (13 June). As per the petitioners, four NEET questions were outside the prescribed syllabus and with the counselling dates already announced, seek a speedy resolution.

The first round of NEET counselling would begin from 19 June and end on 24 June.

As per a Live Law report a petition also claims that the answer key of five question was wrong and the paper needed to be quashed.

“Upon perusal of the key, the petitioners were shocked to note that answers to a number of questions were demonstrably wrong”, claimed the petition.

The petition adds that after the issue was raised with the NTA, a revised key was published but it did not carry any required corrections.

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