After 12th examinations postponement, NEET PG entrance examinations gets postponed

After 12th examinations postponement, NEET PG entrance examinations gets postponed

NEET-PG (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test – Post Graduate) test booked for the 18th of April has been deferred because of an enormous ascent in COVID 19 cases.

Association Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said the choice was taken remembering the prosperity of our young clinical understudies. He added that he would choose the following date for the test.

“Considering the flood in COVID 19 cases, Government of India has chosen to defer NEET PG 2021 test which was before planned to be hung on 18th of April. Next date to be chosen later,” he tweeted.

This comes after a few junior specialists trying to endeavor the test encouraged specialists to delay the test. #postponeneetpg and other comparative hashtags were likewise moving on Twitter.

Besides, a gathering of MBBS specialists has likewise moved an appeal in the Supreme Court asking that the tests be deferred, announced Live Law.

As indicated by the report, the request has been recorded by Farsulla Shafi and others through their legal advisor Pallavi Pratap. It alludes to the new choice to drop the CBSE Class 10 board examinations and defer Class 12 examinations.

Then, India revealed its most noteworthy at any point single-day spike with more than 2 lakh COVID 19 cases. The Union Health Ministry said today morning. The nation’s all-out number of cases presently remains at 1,40,74,564, including 14,71,877 dynamic cases. India likewise announced 1,038 new COVID-related fatalities just now, taking the general loss of life to 1,73,123. The number of individuals who have recovered from the infection flooded to 1,24,29,564.

The demand to postpone the exam

In the early evening on Thursday,15th of April, a gathering of MBBS degree holders documented a request in the Supreme Court requesting the delay of NEET PG 2021 considering the COVID 19 pandemic. The National Board of Education (NBE) has effectively delivered the NEET PG 2021 concede card on the 13th of April. NBE is relied upon to give a new concede card after the amended date of NEET PG is reported. The public authority will survey the COVID 19 circumstance and will report the date to direct the test when the circumstance is favorable for the test.

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Board exams are canceled or postponed.

Currently, CBSE and other state boards have deferred and dropped their class twelfth and tenth examinations separately. CBSE took the choice on Wednesday, 14th of April, to drop the class tenth examinations and defer the class twelfth examinations after Prime Minister Modi led a gathering on the 14th of April. Association instruction serves, and different authorities have likewise joined the gathering. Afterward, the education minister had asked all states to consider and follow the CBSE’s choice. To execute something very similar for their board examinations in light of a legitimate concern for understudies’ well-being and future. Till now, more than eight states have deferred or dropped the board tests because of COVID 19. The states incorporate Maharashtra, UP, MP, Jammu-Kashmir, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, etc.


The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Postgraduate) (or NEET (PG)) is a qualifying and positioning assessment in India. For understudies who wish to consider different postgraduate Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS), and recognition courses in government or private clinical schools in the country. This test supplanted the All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination (AIPGMEE).

The test is led by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). The advising and seat allocation is led by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

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Students studying in India, having a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree, or MBBS passing certificate according to the Indian Medical Council Act. MBBS enlistment declaration given by the Indian or state clinical chamber and have finished one year of entry-level position or will be finishing the internship, are qualified to apply for the exam.

The students having Indian citizenship. Yet have moved on from any clinical school abroad, ought to qualify for the Medical Council of India Screening Test. They additionally should be enlisted with Indian or state clinical gatherings and have finished one year of a temporary job or will be finishing the internship.

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For foreign nationals, enlistment is fundamental from the country they have acquired essential clinical capability. Clinical Council of India (MCI) enlistment is not obligatory. Transitory enrolment may be given on installment of application charges.

Institutes that are excused from admission through this NEET PG are:

All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMSs)

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)

National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS)

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST)