Will NEET PG exam be postponed? Demand made from Health Minister Mandaviya

NEET PG 2023 exam is going to be conducted on 5 March. Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has been demanded to postpone the exam.

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The Federation of All India Medical Associations (FAIMA) has written a letter to the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Mansukh Mandaviya, regarding the National Eligibility Entrance Test, Postgraduate (PG)NEET PG) has requested to postpone the 2023 exam. The association has also requested Health Minister Mandaviya to reconsider the internship eligibility for the candidates. The association on its social media handle requested the health minister to work on basic issues besides opening new medical colleges.

FAIMA tweeted, ‘Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya is requested to work on basic issues besides opening new medical colleges.’ This association representing doctors further said that if NEET PG 2023 is conducted on March 5 this year, 10,000 NEET candidates will not be eligible to appear in the exam. The association further requested the minister to postpone NEET PG 2023 for two to three months.

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There was a demand to postpone the exam earlier also

At the same time, FAIMA said through its official notice that the NEET PG 2022 Stray Counseling round was organized on January 10 this year. In such a situation, there are many students who did not have enough time to prepare for NEET PG 2023. The thing to note here is that the Medical Students Association has not written a letter to the Health Minister for the first time.

Earlier, United Doctors Front Association (UDFA), Indian Medical Association (IMA), Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) and other candidates have written to the Health Minister, demanding postponement of NEET PG 2023. For this, it has been argued that not enough time has been given to prepare for the entrance exam.

When will be the exam?

Some students have also said that there is a long gap between NEET PG exam and counselling. A demand is being made to postpone the exam by running a trend on social media as well. NEET PG 2023 exam will be conducted on 5 March. For this, the admit card will be issued on 27 February. At present, the registration for NEET PG is going on, which will continue till January 27.

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