New Delhi: The National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (post graduate), which was scheduled to be held on April 18, has been postponed in view of the alarming rise in coronavirus cases in the country.
Announcing the news via Twitter on Thursday evening, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said he decision was taken keeping the well-being of the young medical students in mind.
“In light of the surge in #COVID19 cases, GoI has decided to postpone #NEETPG2021 exam which was earlier scheduled to be held on Apr 18. Next date to be decided later. Decision has been taken keeping wellbeing of our young medical students in mind,” Vardhan tweeted.
— Dr Harsh Vardhan (@drharshvardhan) April 15, 2021
The next date of examination will be announced after reviewing the situation. A notice will be issued well in advance before the conduct of the examination,” stated a circular issued by Amit Biswas, under secretary to the Government of India.