The petition over the Tamil Nadu Government order of 85 percent reservation to students studied in State Board and also Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) students' which challenges as to why the state government reserved only 15 percent seats for students outside State Board post National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) today will be heard by the supreme court.
The former Tamil Nadu chief minister O. Panneerselvam speaking to the reporters said; "NEET entrance exam is another big issue that needs to be discussed soon for the students who are soon to appear. I request the Union to help the Tamil Nadu government in solving this issue. We also demand 50 percent reservation quota to students who would be appearing in NEET this year".
In the issues raised by the petitioners for cancellation of the test conducted on May 7, 2017, the Justice N. Seshasayee of the Madurai bench of the court sought replies.