NEET PG students' tenure as residents extended by DGHS

NEET 2022: The tenure has been extended to ensure there is no shortage of doctors as the NEET PG 2022 exam has not been held, delaying the new batch.

NEET PG students' tenure as residents extended by DGHS The tenure of final year PG medical students have been extended to avoid shortage as the COVID-19 is prevailing, and NEET PG 2022 exam is delayed
Abhiraj P | May 16, 2022 - 2:41 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has extended the services of final year postgraduate medical students as residents to ensure there is no shortage of doctors as the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) PG 2022 exam has not been held so far, which will delay the admission of a fresh batch of PG students, and the COVID-19 pandemic situation is still prevailing.

In a letter, the DGHS has asked the PG students to continue their services till the new batch of students arrives physically so as to avoid a shortage of Residents in handling the clinical duties. The service will be continued with full stipend payment and the medical colleges are asked to ensure the availability of accommodation to all such PG students.

The extension of the tenure of PG students is expected to prevent any hindrance to patient care. In case the NEET PG 2022 exam gets postponed to provide time for medical aspirants to prepare and for NEET PG 2021 counselling to finish, this action is expected to reduce the stress on doctors and save resources.

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The NEET PG 2022 admit card has been released by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) recently, and those candidates who registered for NEET PG 2022 exam received a text from NBE about the release of the hall tickets.

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