Due to the rise in coronavirus cases across India due to the out break of second wave, all education boards had already postponed the academic and entrance examinations as part of safety measures.All state governments had also postponed the class 10,12 exams. As in the same lines, NEET PG exam 2021 was postponed for next four months in the wake of rise in coronavirus cases.
The prime minster office has it say that they are postponing the NEET PG exam for four months and will conduct the exam after august 31 of this year;and the students will be given a period of one month after announcing the exam date.
The PM Office has also opined in the oderes that the postponment of exams will make the medical graduates available for the covid-19 duty to reduce stress on the doctors.
Earlier, the exam was slated to be held on 18th April and the Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan had made an announcement in April over the postponement of the NEET PG exam. Now, the centre has decided to postpone the exams for next 4 months.