NEET Super Speciality Exam Unlikely In July, August
New Delhi: There is remote possibility of conducting the NEET Super Speciality (NEET SS) in July or August due to the coronavirus outbreak. This was announced on Monday by the National Board of Examinations (NBE), the national level body working under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
The NBE, which conducts various post graduate medical entrance examinations, has already deferred the exit examinations of MD, MS and DNB Broad Specialty candidates across the country.
“In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the exit examinations of MD, MS and DNB Broad Specialty candidates have been deferred across the country. Therefore, their final examinations results are also unlikely to be declared by 15th July 2020 which is the cutoff date as per existing regulations to qualify MD/MS/DNB Broad Specialty exit exam for being eligible to appear in NEET SS of respective admission year,” the Board said in a statement on Friday.
“The NEET SS – 2020 is, therefore, unlikely to be conducted in July/August 2020,” the statement added.
The Board also said the schedule for conduct of NEET-SS 2020 will be published in due course on NBE website (www.natboard.edu.in) in line with the PGMER, 2000.