NEET-PG examinations postponed

The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) has decided to postpone the NEET-Post Graduate exams due to the controversy surrounding purported irregularities in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance (NEET)-Undergraduate exam 2024, according to a statement released on behalf of the Ministry of health on Saturday. The planned date of the NEET-PG examinations was june 23, or tomorrow.
"The Ministry of health has chosen to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the robustness of processes of NEET-PG Entrance Examination, conducted by National Board of Examination for medical students, in light of the recent incidents of allegations regarding the integrity of certain competitive examinations," the health Ministry stated.

The health Ministry went on to state, "As a precautionary step, it has been decided to postpone the NEET-PG Entrance Examination, planned to be held tomorrow, i.e., 23rd june 2024.” It also stated that the new exam date will be announced as soon as possible.
It went on to say that this choice was made with the students' best interests and the integrity of the exam process in mind. The NEET-UG examinations were administered by the National Testing Agency (NTA), which is being criticised for purported anomalies in the tests.

Political groups and activists demanded that the NTA be dissolved, sparking many demonstrations around the nation.
Concerns were raised when an extraordinary 67 individuals received a perfect score of 720 out of 720.
According to the Ministry of education, a high-level expert group has been established to provide recommendations on how to strengthen data security procedures, the NTA's operation, and the examination process's structure.
Within the next two months, the ministry will receive the report from the seven-member team, which is chaired by Dr. K Radhakrishnan, the former chairman of ISRO.

The ministry stated, "Department of Higher education, Ministry of education constituted a High-Level Committee of Experts to make recommendations on Reform in mechanism of examination process improvement in data security protocols and structure and functioning of National Testing Agency in order to ensure transparent, smooth, and fair conduct of examinations through National Testing Agency (NTA)."

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