NEET-PG examinations have been deferred for at least four months in view of the surging coronavirus cases in the country, a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) read.
The notification stated that final year MBBS students can be utilised for teleconsultation and monitoring mild COVID cases under senior supervision.
Medical interns are to be deployed in COVID management duties under the guidance of their faculty, it read.
It also stated that medical personnel completing 100 days of COVID duties will be felicitated with ‘Prime Minister’s Distinguished Covid National Service Samman’.
Further, those engaged in COVID duties will receive priority in forthcoming regular government recruitments after they complete 100 days in duty.