Srinagar May 03 : Prime Minister’s Office on Monday announced that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Postgraduate) will be postponed for at least four months.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi authorises keys decisions to boost availability of medical personnel to fight COVID-19. NEET-PG Exam to be postponed for at least 4 months,” said Prime Minister’s Office.
Prime Minister’s Office further said that the medical personnel completing 100 days of Covid duties will be given priority in forthcoming regular Government recruitments. Medical Interns to be deployed in Covid Management duties under the supervision of their faculty, it said.
“Final Year MBBS students can be utilized for teleconsultation and monitoring of mild Covid cases under the supervision of Faculty. BSc/GNM Qualified Nurses to be utilized in full-time Covid nursing duties under the supervision of Senior Doctors and Nurses,” it added.
On April 15, 2021, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan had announced the postponement of NEET PG exam amid surge in Covid-19 cases in the country.