IN KEEPING with the directives of the MP High Court, the Justice Chandresh Bhushan Committee on Saturday conducted hearing on complaints of a section of students regarding irregularities in admission to private medical colleges. The second hearing has been scheduled for first week of January following which decision would be taken.
The full judge’s committee had called both the complainant students and the representatives of the private medical colleges against whom the complaints were directed. The committee heard about 14 students and chairman Justice Chandresh Bhushan himself cross-questioned the students regarding their complaints. The representatives of the colleges were also questioned
on the basis of the points put forth by the committee, sources said.
A section of students had approached the High Court with complaints of irregularities in the admission to private medical colleges, conducted following the Dental and Medical Admission Test (DMAT) – 2006. The main complaint by the students was that despite featuring in merit list of DMAT-2006 they were not given admissions.
The High Court had directed the Judge’s Committee for Monitoring Admission Process to look into these complaints and settle them within two months. The first hearing under this case was held on Saturday.
It was learnt that following the hearing the students complained that they had been cross-questioned by the representatives of the colleges, but the committee clarified that the students and colleges’ were separately questioned and questioned only by the committee members.
The State Government had also linked this case of complaints in admissions with the case of irregularities in DMAT that was heard by the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court while dismissing the case on irregularities in DMAT had directed that the MP High Court continue the cases of complaints in admission process.