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Postpone NEET PG 2022: Demand to defer medical entrance exam getting louder

The refrain to postpone NEET PG 2022, the postgraduate medical entrance exam , is getting louder daily, with the Federation of All India Medical Association becoming a member of the postgraduate medical aspirants’ voice. Doctors throughout the nation are saying that due to the delayed counselling of final year, they don’t have sufficient time to put together for the upcoming session of the exam.

In a letter to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, the physician’s physique has urged him to delay the exam “for a reasonable period” contemplating that each NEET PG 2021 exam and the counselling course of was delayed.

“There was a delay in conducting National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-PG) 2021examination in order to ensure the availability of a larger number of qualified doctors for COVID duties…the entrance examination was finally conducted in September 2021, five months after the scheduled date. As a result of this delay, the candidates…lost practically a year of their careers,” FAIMA mentioned within the letter to the Health Minister.

The counselling course of, scheduled to start in October, 2021, was placed on maintain following a Supreme Court case towards 27% reservation for OBC and 10% reservation for OBC candidates in UG and PG medical admissions, it added.

The course of lastly begun on January 12 however once more, following the apex courtroom’s intervention the mop-up spherical was cancelled and a particular spherical was performed.

FAIMA within the letter additionally highlighted the cancellation of NEET PG 2021 stray emptiness spherical provisional outcomes. “As soon as this is completed, the state governments can conduct a mop-up round. Several state governments have already released dates for the same, most of which revolve around the middle of May 2022”.

Despite the protests, there is no such thing as a announcement but concerning the postponement of NEET PG 2022. The postgraduate medical entrance exam is scheduled for May 21, from 9 am to 12 pm.

Recently, the centre issued warning towards a faux discover circulating on social media that claimed NEET PG 2022 has been postponed.

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