NEET-PG 2021 delayed by 4 months
Prime Minister Narendra Modi permits important decisions to boost the availability of medical personnel to fight COVID-19. As a result of this, PMO has declared to postpone the National Eligibility Entrance Test (postgraduate) NEET-PG 2021 by 4 months.
PM Modi has also reiterated that medical personnel and healthcare professionals who have completed 100 days of Covid services will be given priority in the forthcoming examinations and also in the government recruitments. Whereas the trainee and the medical interns are to be deployed in various Covid Management duties under the supervision and care of experienced doctor & faculties.
And above all, the final year MBBS students can be utilized for teleconsultation, monitoring and supervision of mild covid cases under the guidance of experienced faculty. Senior doctors and Nurses will be supervising the BSc/GNM qualified nurses who are to be employed full time during this period.
The first postponement of NEET-PG was announced by Dr Harsh Vardhan on 15th April but seeing the continuous rise in the Covid cases, the PMO has decided to postpone the exam for four months. Meanwhile, to address the lack of healthcare professionals, the govt. has urged every medical student and practitioner to come forward and help the country in these trying times.