In UP, 891 students who got admission in AYUSH courses without NEET counseling have been suspended. The investigation is going on with the suspension of several officers. CBI investigation is going on in the whole matter. There is also a stir in Uttarakhand regarding the action being taken in UP. Because, here too, similar cases have come to the fore in 2018, 2020, when private AYUSH colleges gave admission to students without NEET pass when seats remained vacant.
Then, during the first year examination at Ayurveda University level, rigging was caught and enrollment was stopped. Private colleges went to the High Court and after the action of fine from there, the students were allowed to study in view of the interest. Registrar of Ayurveda University, Dr. Rajesh Adana told that admission will be made in government and private colleges through counseling. Colleges have been directed after the decision in the counseling board meeting.
In 2018, 474 students were admitted, in the year 2018, 474 students were admitted by private colleges without being included in the counseling of Ayurveda University. This case went on for two years in the court. In March 2020, the court imposed a fine of Rs 50 lakh on private colleges. In private colleges, if seats remained vacant, such candidates were allowed admission who did not pass NEET. 15 November 2018 was the last date of admission, even after this the colleges gave admission to the students without counseling on the vacant seats.
Case came to the fore in Uttarakhand in 2020
In 2020, about 50 students were admitted without counseling when seats remained vacant. When the matter was caught at the university level, the enrollment was stopped. After this the college went to the High Court. The High Court, in its decision, said that in the interest of the student, NEET qualification should be enrolled and studies should be continued. In this case also, the court had imposed a fine on the colleges. However, then the university had ordered to give nomination to NEET qualified only.