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Centre Informs SC That It Would Revisit Rs 8 Lakh Annual Income Limit For EWS Category For NEET (PG)

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, Surya Kant, and Vikram Nath was informed by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that a committee will be constituted to determine the criteria for EWS and it would take four weeks. 

File photo of Supreme Court. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it has taken a considered decision to revisit the limit of rupees eight lakh annual income fixed for determining the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category for reservation in NEET admissions for Post-Graduate medical courses. 

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, Surya Kant, and Vikram Nath was informed by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that a committee will be constituted to determine the criteria for EWS and it would take four weeks. 

Mehta said that the NEET (PG) counselling would stand postponed for a further four weeks as per assurance earlier given to the court.

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