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Over 2 lakh candidates appear for NEET PG 2022 Exam

By Shefali Kohli -- May 21, 2022 2:25 pm -- Updated:May 21, 2022 2:25 pm

New Delhi [India], May 21: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Post Graduate (NEET) 2022 was held on May 21 as per schedule in 849 centres across 267 cities. A total of 2,06,301 candidates took the test, as informed by Health Ministry.

The exam comes after a month of speculation, court plea and demands for postponement of NEET PG 2022.

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The examination was held at all centres smoothly.

According to the sources, more than 1,700 invigilators were appointed by the National Board of Examinations in Medical Science (NBEMS) for appraising the conduct of examinations at the test centres.

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Around 18,000 invigilators of TCS iON attended the examination. Central observers of NBEMS also visited the centres in real-time to oversee the conduct of the examination.

NEET PG 2022 was conducted as a computer-based test (CBT) mode with a duration of 3 hours 30 minutes.

Earlier, Supreme Court rejected a plea seeking to postpone the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for postgraduate (NEET-PG 2022) examination.

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A Supreme Court Bench, led by Justice DY Chandrachud, said the request to postpone NEET PG 2022 could not be entertained as it would affect patient care and doctors' career. The court also said the need for patient care was paramount.

-PTC News

 

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