42,000 candidates undertake NEET 2019 Exam in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 42,000 students today appeared the much awaited National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 exam in Odisha today. Earlier, the exam which is a basic requirement for admissions to MBBS/BDS courses in several India medical and dental colleges was postponed in view of the cyclone Fani which hit Odisha on May 3.

The NEET 2019 exam began at 10 AM while adequate security arrangements were made at examination centres at different parts of the State. Official sources said NEET 2019 is being conducted seven cities including Bhubaneswar and Cuttack today.

The ministry of Higher Education had earlier rescheduled the NEET for Odisha students on the request of Odisha government in view of the cyclone. The exam was held across the country on May 5.