Vacation judge Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court Justice PV Ganediwala has issued a notice to Maharashtra CET cell, DMER and Higher and Technical education department on a writ petition filed by two city based doctors – Dr. Sumit Jagyasi and Dr. Varun Kombattula over admission to PG medical seats. They had not taken admission after HC verdict and now after government promulgated an ordinance to pave way for admissions, they are not considered eligible for further rounds of counselling.
Petitioners said, they had cleared NEET and applied for admission in PG courses. They were allotted seats in second round of counselling and were supposed to join allotted colleges by May 3. However, Nagpur Bench of High Court wide an order dated on May 3 directed government to conduct the procedure afresh and stayed admission under SEBC Act.
As a result, they could not join the allotted colleges. An Ordinance was later passed by the State government clearing path for admissions under SEBC Act. The petitioners said, they did not take admission after HC verdict and now they are not considered entitled to appear in further rounds of counselling for no fault on their part and their academic year is at stake. The vacation bench of the High Court has issued notices to respondents and sought their reply by Thursday.