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SC rejects Jat reservation in PG medical and dental courses

NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court today quashed the plea seeking reservation in admission to PG medical and dental courses for Jat students.Citing its recent decision, the apex court said "There is no vested right in

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 31, 2015 17:10 IST ]
sc rejects jat reservation in pg medical and dental courses
sc rejects jat reservation in pg medical and dental courses

NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court today quashed the plea seeking reservation in admission to PG medical and dental courses for Jat students.

Citing its recent decision, the apex court said "There is no vested right in favour of applicants as the court has already decided the issue."

Supreme Court further said  that at the time of All India counselling these Jat students were treated as Other Backward Class (OBCs).

Also Read: Supreme Court scraps govt's notification on Jat reservation

The Supreme Court recently cancelled the Centre's controversial decision to include Jats in the OBC category terming it a reflection of "negative" and "retrograde" governance.

Recently, the Supreme Court had overruled Centre's decision to include Jats in the OBC category that entitled them to reservations in jobs and educational institutions.

 

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