scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Saturday, May 08, 2021

Centre postpones NEET PG 2021 by four months

The medical interns will be deployed in Covid management duties under the supervision of their faculty. All final year MBBS students can be utilised for tele-consultation and monitoring of mild Covid cases under supervision of the faculty.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |
May 3, 2021 4:16:21 pm
NEET-PG 2021 was scheduled to held on April 18.

Prime Minister office on Monday announced postponement of National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) PG for four months. The decision has been take to address the availability of medical personnel due to Covid-19 pandemic. Besides, the PMO has announced those medical personnel completing 100 days of Covid duties will be given priority in the forthcoming regular govt recruitments.

Moreover, medical interns will be deployed in Covid management duties under the supervision of their faculty. All final year MBBS students can be utilised for tele-consultation and monitoring of mild Covid cases under supervision of the faculty.

B.Sc./GNM qualified nurses to be utilised in full-time Covid nursing duties under the supervision of senior doctors and nurses. Medical personnel completing 100 days of Covid duties will be given Prime Minister’s Distinguished Covid National Service Samman.

NEET PG was scheduled to held on April 18, however it was deferred by the Health Ministry due to spike in Covid cases in the country. More than 2 lakh candidates have registered for the exam this year.

 

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Education News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
x