NEET PG 2021 postponed news: Candidates MUST NOT MISS this IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT on NEET PG - check when it will take place

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Apr 16, 2021, 09:34 AM IST

NEET PG 2021 postponed news: The NEET PG 2021 exam has been postponed keeping in mind the rising number of coronavirus cases across the country. Earlier, this week, the CBSE class 10 board exams were cancelled, and class 12 board exams were postponed. The NEET PG 2021 exam was scheduled to take place on this Sunday, April 18, 2021. The next date of the exam will be announced later after a thorough review of the situation.

 

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Board reiterated earlier

Board reiterated earlier

The National Board of Examinations in a notification issued on April 9, 2021 stated, "In view of the recent unanticipated surge in COVID 19 cases throughout the country, with exponential rise of patients in the last seven days, it has been decided not to defer this examination, as the peak of cases remains unpredictable." The NBE further stated that it would have been best to conduct the exam on the announced date for the best interest of the candidates as this exam was for further training of the candidates in their respective subjects. Source: PTI

 

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Union Health Minister tweet

Union Health Minister tweet

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has tweeted, "In light of the surge in COVID-19 cases, the Government of India has decided to postpone the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - Postgraduate exam which was earlier scheduled to be held on April 18. Next date to be decided later." Source: PTI

 

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NEET JEE postponed last year

NEET JEE postponed last year

The NEET as well as the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) were postponed last year as well because of the pandemic. The NEET was held in September last year amidst strict COVID-19 protocols. Source: PTI

 

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Announcement comes at a time of highest-ever single-day spike

Announcement comes at a time of highest-ever single-day spike

The announcement regarding NEET PG 2021 comes at a time of the highest-ever single-day spike in the country on Wednesday with over two lakh cases. Source: PTI

 

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NEET PG 2021 exam next date

NEET PG 2021 exam next date

The next date of NEET-PG 2021 examination would be announced after reviewing the situation later. Source: PTI