Prime News, National, Education, Health, Disease, New Delhi, July 24:- 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 on Friday, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar said that the NEET- (PG) examination is scheduled to be held on September 11 and NEET- (UG) 2021 exam will take place on September 12.
She said, the examination will be conducted with all due precautions and following all protocol including maintaining COVID appropriate behaviour. She said the number of examination centres have been increased across the country to avoid crowding and long travel by the candidates.
The use of face masks will be compulsory for the candidates and they will be provided with a protective gear safety kit comprising a face shield, a face mask and hand sanitiser, the minister added.
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 crowds outside the examination centre. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)