New Delhi: On Monday Supreme Court vacated its stay on counselling and admission to IITs and NITs. The court has directed the High Court not to interfere in petitions regarding issues of counselling and admission to IITs to avoid confusion. Josaa Released third/ 3rd round seat allotment results.
The bench, headed by Justice Dipak Misra asked IITs to give an undertaking such mistakes will not recur, and no situation will arise to award bonus marks. “No circumstances will come in future,” says Attorney General K K Venugopal.
On July 7, the apex court had stayed the continuing admission in the National Institutes of Technology and National Institutes of Technology across the country following the dispute over grace marks awarded to students.
Justice A M Khanwilkar and bench of Justice Dipak Misra had controlled High Courts from entertaining any plea regarding admission and counselling.
On granting grace marks to all candidates who took the exam this year after the answer key to seven questions went missing, three students filed a petition challenging to IIT’s decision.
Modified Schedule of JoSAA 2017 (for 3rd round)
10 July 2017 19:00 Display of seats filled / availability status Seat allocation (3rd round) 11 Jul 2017(10:00 – 17:00), 12 Jul 2017(10:00 – 17:00), 13 Jul 2017 (10:00 – 13:00 ) Acceptance/withdrawal of seat by reporting at a Reporting Centre (3rd round)
The rest of the schedule will be updated soon
Due to this marking system, their ranking has gone down. So, three petitioners said, that grace marks should allot to those who had attempted the questions.
IIT opposed the contention and said, the seats had already allotted to 29,425 candidates. “That in case the continuing of admission process and counselling is disturbed, the admission procedure of more than 36,000 students in 97 institutes under the allocation program for IITs and NITs, IITs would be hampered.”