Bhubaneswar: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET PG) 2021 exam date has been postponed in view of the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across the country.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that the decision to postpone the NEET PG 2021 exam has been taken due to the surge in COVID cases and keeping the wellbeing of the students in mind.
“In light of the surge in #COVID19 cases,GoI has decided to postpone #NEETPG2021 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,” the Minister tweeted.
— Dr Harsh Vardhan (@drharshvardhan) April 15, 2021
The NEET PG 2021 exam was scheduled for April 18, 2021. The final result of the exam, which is the eligibility cum entrance examination for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses for the academic session 2021 under various Universities/ Institutions in the country, was likely to be announced by May 31.
Admit card for the NEET PG exam was also earlier deferred by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) due to some technical reasons.
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