NEET PG 2023: Exam to be Conducted on March 5
NEET PG 2023 will be held as per schedule on March 5, 2023 (Photo: PTI File)
Medical aspirants have demanded that the entrance exam be postponed to April or May, instead of being conducted on March 5
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET PG 2023 will not be postponed. Supreme Court resumed the NEET PG postponement plea hearing today, February 27, 2023. Upon hearing the petitions, the apex court has dismissed the plea. NEET PG 2023 will be held as per schedule on March 5, 2023.
The matter related to NEET PG 2023 postponement was heard by a bench comprising of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and Dipankar Datta.
During the hearing, Additional Solicitor General Aishwarya Bhati stated that NBE and MCC will commence with the counselling process from July 15, 2023 and will not be waiting till the August 11, 2023 deadline. Candidates would be able to participate provisionally in the counselling process.
Bhati revealed that almost two lakh three thousand students applied during the first window. After the internship deadline was extended, only 6,000 students applied, making it a minority demand
The petition to postpone the examination, scheduled to be conducted on March 5, 2023, has been filed by 13 medical aspirants. The petitioners said that students are finding it difficult to time to prepare for the test due to their internship duties.
The previous hearing on the matter was held on Friday when a bench comprising Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice Dipankar Datta refused to pass an order in the matter and instead deferred the hearing.
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