G-20 Summit: NEET-SS Exam Delayed, Candidates Distressed


SRINAGAR: The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) has postponed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Super Specialty 2023 due to the 18th G20 summit scheduled to be held in Delhi on September 9 and 10.

According to an official statement, the NEET SS 2023, scheduled on September 9 and 10 across the country has been deferred in the wake of the 18th G20 Summit on September 9 and 10 in India and consequent travel restrictions in Delhi from September 8 to 10.

The NBEMS will notify of the revised schedule for the exam soon, an official said, adding that the candidates can write to NBEMS at its communication web portal.

The postponement has angered scores of postgraduate doctors who will need to reschedule travel plans to reach NEET-SS exam centres. They say the board should have factored in the G20 summit dates when it announced the exam dates on July 27.

The candidates from Kashmir said that the postponement of exams has added to their miseries as they now will have to cancel their tickets which they had booked to appear in the examination.

“After repeated requests to the NBE regarding the examination centre in Srinagar, the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences said that the required standards of security aren’t being met at Srinagar to hold the NEET-SS examination,” they said, adding, “Had the examination centres been in Srinagar, we wouldn’t have faced such issues.” (KNO)



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