NEET UG 2024: Grace marks cancelled for 1500+ students, says Centre to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday was informed by the centre that the grace marks to 1,563 NEET- UG 2024 candidates for MBBS, BDS, and other courses has been revoked.

These candidates will now have the opportunity to opt for a re-test scheduled for June 23. The update was provided to a vacation bench consisting of justices Vikram Nath and Sandeep Mehta by representatives from the Centre and the National Testing Agency (NTA).

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The court has mentioned that it will not stay the counselling process for admissions.

If any of the candidates, out of the 1,563, do not wish to take up the retest then their earlier marks, sans the grace marks, will be given for the purpose of the results.

“The results of the re-test will be declared on June 30 and the counselling for admission in the MBBS, BDS, other courses will start on July 6,” said the Centre.