SC allows candidates of age 25 and above to apply for NEET UG 2019

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The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the aspiring students aged 25 or above to take the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG exam 2019.

The apex court has directed the National Testing Agency (NTA), exam conducting body, to provide prospective test takers with an interim relief of one week.

The last date to apply NEET was set to expire On November 30. It was extended by one week to allow students older than 25 to fill up forms.

However, apex court also added that their admission will be subject to the final outcome of the case on validity of CBSE’s decision to fix upper age limit.