The Indian Health care Association (IMA) on Wednesday asked for Union wellbeing minister Mansukh Mandaviya to reschedule the NEET PG exam scheduled for May 21. Highlighting the hold off in All India Quota (AIQ) counselling for NEET PG 2021, the affiliation reported that the difference in between the NEET PG 2022 examination day and the completion of 2021 counselling is far too brief for an aspirant to prepare and look for this kind of an “extremely hard exam”.

The NEET-PG 2021 was held 5 months after the scheduled day because of to Covid-19 and the counselling, which was scheduled to commence on October 25, 2021, begun in January due to a pending decision on seat reservations. It was even more delayed owing to the Supreme Court’s ruling on March 31, 2022, which purchased the cancellation and conduction of a particular round of counselling for the Mop-up round.

“Another harmless 5 to ten thousand interns, who served as COVID warriors in the course of COVID-19 pandemic, are ineligible to appear for NEET-PG because of to delay in completion of their final examination and for that reason their internship outside of eligibility criteria set for the examination,” the IMA wrote.

Citing eventualities and Supreme Court docket judgments on the timetable for postgraduate courses, the IMA stressed the want to defer NEET 2022 examinations as it “fears profession paths of lakhs of healthcare graduates”.

“Considering that the NEET PG 2022 examination day is 21st Might 2022, we request your well timed intervention and urgent thing to consider of postponement of the NEET PG 2022 for a acceptable interval of time, so that, the present NEET PG 2021 aspirants have ample time to prepare and look for the future NEET-PG 2022 evaluation and the eligibility of all interns is also ensured,” the IMA reported.

“We are positive that the concern shall be dealt with urgency by granting the prayer as manufactured herein earlier mentioned in larger sized educational and societal curiosity as a entire,” it included.



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