Higher level of knowledge empowers financially challenged, Delhi HC in NEET judgment

The Delhi High Court recently struck down a regulation that disqualified recognized open school board candidates for selection and appearance in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET).

The Court came to this conclusion while adjudicating a batch of writ petitions challenging certain provisions of the Regulation on Graduate Medical Education (Amendment), 2017 on NEET.

The regulation disqualifying open school students was challenged primarily on three grounds: