SC allows candidates above 25 yrs of age to appear in 2017 NEET exam

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SC allows candidates above 25 yrs of age to appear in 2017 NEET exam

New Delhi, Mar 31 (PTI) The Supreme Court today relaxed the age limit and allowed candidates above 25 years of age to appear in the NEET examinations 2017.

The bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra also extended the last date of filling up the forms till April 5.

It said that the age limit can be fixed from the next academic year.

The CBSE had fixed the age limit as 25 years for the candidates.

The bench was hearing a plea challenging the age limit fixed by the CBSE for candidates appearing for NEET 2017 examination.

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