NEET-PG 2021 Exam Postponed by 4 months

NEET-PG 2021 Exam Postponed by 4 months
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The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET, Postgraduate) exam 2021 has been postponed for at least 4 months due to the devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, the Prime Minister’s office announced on May 3, 2021.

“Prime Minister Narendra Modi authorises key decisions to boost the availability of medical personnel to fight COVID-19. NEET-PG exams to be postponed for at least four months,” said an announcement made by the Prime Minister’s office.

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“Final year MBBS students can be utilised for teleconsultation and monitoring of mild COVID-19 cases under the supervision of Faculty. BSc/GNM qualified nurses to be utilised in full-time COVID-19 nursing duties under the supervision of the senior doctors and nurses,” the announcement added.

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan had announced the postponement of the NEET-PG 2021 exams on April 15, 2021. The announcement about the postponement was made amid the unprecendeted surge in the new COVID-19 cases in the country.

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