Bengaluru: The Bengaluru bench of Karnataka High Court recently set aside the results of practical examination of 41 MBBS students who had failed and directed the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) to conduct fresh practical examination for the medicos within three weeks.
“Respondent – RGUHS is hereby directed to conduct fresh practical examination to the aforementioned petitioners in the subjects mentioned above within a period of three weeks from the date of receipt of certified copy of this order,” the HC bench comprising of Justice MI Arun noted.
Such a direction was given by the bench after the University itself decided to conduct fresh examinations and the students also agreed.
The HC bench was considering a bunch of petitions filed by the medical students belonging to RGUHS affiliated institutes. They submitted before the court that they have all
succeeded in the theory examination in the final year theory
examination of MBBS Course. However, they have failed in
While some of the candidates failed in the Surgery subject, some failed in other subjects such as Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pediatrics, and General Medicine.
done in violation of guidelines issued by the University.
should be set aside and the University should be directed to conduct a fresh practical examination for the petitioners for the concerned subjects.
students, the University has decided to conduct fresh practical examinations for the petitioner candidates, without going into the fact whether practical
examination has been conducted in accordance with law or
determined by RGUHS.
to conduct fresh practical examination to the
aforementioned petitioners in the subjects
mentioned above within a period of three
weeks from the date of receipt of certified copy
of this order.”