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NEET SS counselling postponed indefinitely

NEET SS counselling postponed indefinitely

October 9, 2020

The counselling rounds for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) super speciality courses have been postponed indefinitely. The counselling process, which was scheduled to start from October 8 has not started yet. The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) stated that “keeping in view the in-service reservation issue which has arisen out of Tamil Nadu and Kerala has been decided by the competent authority to postpone the Super Speciality/ DNB SS counselling 2020 till further orders.”

The exam was held on September 15. National Board of Examination (NBE) claims to have used 32 distinct question papers for different super-speciality or clubbed groups. In order to pass the exam, candidates need to obtain 50th percentile marks or above.

While the exam is held by the NBE, the common counselling for admission to all DM/MCh/DNB super speciality courses is conducted at the national level by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). 

Meanwhile, the NBE, NEET-PG 2021 exams are expected to be held on January 10, MDS on December 16, Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE) on December 4, and DNB Post Diploma Centralised Entrance Test (DNB PDCET 2021) on January 28.

The application process for the examinations will start soon. The official notification mentioned, “The Information Bulletins and the Application forms for above mentioned examinations shall be published on NBE website — in due course”.

NEET PG 2021 exam pattern includes a total of 300 objective type questions for which each candidate will be allotted three hours and 30 minutes. The exam is held for admission to Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (DM) courses offered in government, private, deemed and central universities.

Source: The Indian Express

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