Reducing cut-off marks after publishing results to accommodate ineligible candidates violates Article 14: Supreme Court

Reducing the cut-off to provide employment to a particular category, when others have already acquired rights due to the publication of results, would be an affront to Article 14 of the Constitution, the Court said.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that reducing the cut-off marks after the publication of results only for the purpose of accommodating otherwise ineligible candidates, violates Article 14 (equality before law) of the Constitution of India [Sureshkumar Lalitkumar Patel and Others v. State of Gujarat and Others].

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