According to the most recent update, the NEET PG 2021 exam has been postponed as announced by Dr. Harsh Vardhan. The NEET PG 2021 was scheduled for 18 April 2021 but because of the sudden spike in the COVID-19 cases, the exam has been postponed. In a formal announcement made by the Union Health Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan stated that the announcement regarding the new date for NEET PG 2021 will be made later.
Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan took to Twitter to make the announcement regarding the postponement of NEET PG 2021. He wrote, “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.” Furthermore, he shared a copy of the official announcement notice and wrote, “#NEETPG2021 POSTPONED ! Health & safety of our young doctors is paramount. Next date to be decided after reviewing the situation later.”
Several entrance exams, college exams, school board exams, and even CBSE board exams have been postponed in light of the firm situation because of the unprecedented rise in the COVI-19 cases. With states imposing curfews, restrictions, and lockdowns, the decision has been made keeping in mind the comfort and availability of all candidates.