Tuesday, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare extended the deadline for MBBS students to complete their one-year mandatory internship in order to apply for the NEET PG-2023 exam from June 30 to August 11.
The ministry had previously extended the deadline for the same, extending it from 31 March to 30 June in a notification that was released on January 13.
A notice from the National Board of Examinations (NBEMS) stated, “the cut-off date for completion of an internship for the purpose of eligibility for NEET-PG 2023 has been further extended to August 11.”
The notice also stated that students who have completed their required internship between July 1 and August 11 are now eligible to apply for the NEET PG-2023 exam. These candidates will be able to complete the applications, which will be made available from 3 p.m. on February 9 to 11 p.m. on February 12 if they meet all other necessary eligibility requirements.
Regarding the locations of the examinations, the notice states that these candidates can select one of the cities that were open when the previous registration window closed on January 27. The notification states that the centers will be distributed in a first-come, first-served manner.
The NEET PG-2023 examination is scheduled for March 5. The ministry was being urged to extend the eligibility date by numerous student union bodies and potential candidates. Candidates and such organizations are currently requesting that the NEET PG-2023 exam be postponed.
In India, the NEET PG (National Eligibility and Entrance Test for Postgraduate) is a national level exam for admission to MS, MD, and PG Diploma postgraduate medical programs. The National Board of Examinations conducts the exam each year.