New Delhi. The Union Health Ministry has decided to extend the last date for completion of internship for candidates appearing for NEET PG 2023 and NEET MDS 2023 examinations in the interest of students. The ministry on Tuesday extended NEET PG 2023 internship cut-off date from June 30 to August 11, 2023 and NEET MDS 2023 internship cut-off date from June 30 to July 31, 2023.
Earlier, on January 13, the deadline for completing the internship was extended from March 31 to June 30.
Union Ministry of Health Said in the tweet,Keeping in mind the future of more than 13,000 MBBS students in 5 States/UTs who have lost their jobs due to delayed internships NEET PG 2023 For students who were not eligible for the exam, the ministry has decided to extend the last date for completion of internship till 11 August 2023.
More than 3000 BDS students across States/UTs were not eligible for NEET MDS 2023 exam due to delayed internship. To benefit them, MoHFW has decided to extend the last date of completion of internship for eligibility to 30th June 2023: Ministry of Health
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In another tweet, the ministry said, “Due to delayed internship, more than 3000 BDS students from States/UTs were not eligible for NEET MDS 2023 exam. To benefit them, the Ministry has decided to extend the last date of completion of internship for eligibility up to 30 June 2023. Best wishes to all the candidates.”
It may be noted that several student unions, aspirants and several state authorities had requested the ministry to extend the deadline. They are now also demanding to postpone the date of NEET-PG exam. The NEET-PG entrance exam for this year is to be held on March 5.