India, May 15 -- The state government has put the admission process for postgraduate (PG) medical and dental admissions on hold till Sunday, as it looks at legal options by which reservation for Marathas under the socially and economically backward castes (SEBC) category may be retained despite the Bombay high court (HC) and Supreme Court (SC) saying the quota should not be applied to these courses this year. The government is also seeking to extend the deadline for PG medical and dental admissions from May 25 to June 15.

Following a directive from the state government on Monday, the Common Entrance Test (CET) cell put a seven-day stay on the admission process on Tuesday, when the first list of college allotments without the 16% quota fo...