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Govt rules out suspension of NEET and other common entrance exams

Updated: July 24, 2021 12:24 pm

The government has said that there is no plan to suspend the  National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and other common entrance examinations. In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar said that the NEET-(PG)  examination is scheduled to be held on 11th September and NEET- (UG) 2021 will  take place on 12th September.

She said, the examination will be conducted with all due precautions and following all protocol including maintaining COVID appropriate behavior. She said, the number of Examination Centers have been increased across the country to avoid crowding and long travel by the candidates. She added that use of face mask will  be compulsory for the candidates and they will be provided with a protective gear safety kit comprising of a face shield, a face mask and hand sanitizer.

All candidates will be checked at the entry point for recording of temperature and those  detected with above normal temperature, will be allowed to take the examination in a separate isolation lab created for this purpose. She also said that measures will be taken to control crowd outside the examination center.

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