NEET PG 2021 exam date announced: All you need to know
New Delhi : NEET PG 2021 exams have been scheduled for September 11, announced union minister of Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday. The examination was supposed to happen on April 18, but due to second wave of coronavirus, it was postponed indefinitely.
The announcement of the exam date comes on the day when NEET UG application forms are releasing.
“We have decided to conduct #NEET Postgraduate exam on 11th September, 2021. My best wishes to young medical aspirants!,” the health minister has tweeted.
According to a report, 1.74 lakh students have filed application for the examination so far. Notably, candidates who will clear NEET PG 2021 will be eligible for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses for the academic session 2021. The exam is conducted by the National Board of Examination (NBE).
Earlier, PMO had said that the students will be given at least one month to prepare for the exam and new dates will not be before August.
“The NEET-UG 2021, will be held on 12th September across the country following COVID-19 protocols. The application process will begin from 5 pm tomorrow through the NTA website,” Pradhan said in a series of tweets.
“To ensure adherence to COVID-19 protocols, face mask will be provided to all candidates at the centre. Staggered time slots during entry and exit, contactless registration, proper sanitisation, seating with social distancing etc. will also be ensured,” he said.