NEET PG 2021 Postponed: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) (or NEET (UG)), formerly the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT), is an all India pre-medical entrance test for students who wish to pursue undergraduate medical (MBBS), dental (BDS) and equivalent AYUSH (BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, etc.) courses in government and private institutions in India and also, for those intending to pursue primary medical qualification abroad.
NEET PG 2021 will be held later due to high risk of corona. NEET-PG candidates have said that with junior doctors appearing for the exam, there is a higher risk of COVID-19 spread. The Candidates are demanding that the exam be held after a few weeks, until the peak of COVID-19 infections is crossed.
NEET PG 2021 Postponed:
Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that “In light of the surge in COVID19 cases, Government of India has decided to postpone NEET PG 2021 exam which was earlier scheduled to be held on Apr 18 Next date to be decided later. Decision has been taken keeping wellbeing of our young medical students in mind.” just now.
Harika, another NEET-PG aspirant based in Hyderabad, noted that with around 1.75 lakh candidates registered to appear for the exam, the risk of exposure is high. “The exam is not just a risk to the students, but also to their parents, the invigilators and other staff at the exam centre etc, she pointed out, adding that when other exams are being postponed, authorities must also consider postponing the NEET-PG.
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