Up to date: Mar 17, 2021 04:37 IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], March 17 (ANI): Citing the difficulties that college students would possibly face whereas going to a couple chosen examination centres in Odisha to seem for all-India NEET-UG 2021 check amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the state authorities on Tuesday requested the Nationwide Testing Company (NTA) to arrange one examination centre in every district of the State.
Extra Chief Secretary Well being & Household Welfare P Ok Mohapatra in a letter addressed to Director Normal of NTA Vineet Joshi and has requested to think about establishing one examination centre for NEET-UG 2021 in every district of the State.
Mohapatra has drawn Joshi’s consideration to the proposal for establishing solely seven examination centres for NEET-UG 2021 in Odisha particularly Angul, Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela and Sambalpur as notified within the NEET UG 2021.
He has acknowledged that Odisha has huge tribal pockets having geographically inaccessible areas that are far-off from the city centres of the State for which the scholars of the State could also be disadvantaged of showing NEET-UG as they should transfer lengthy distance for showing the examination.
“In view of Covid-19 pandemic, will probably be extremely unsafe for the scholars to go to the few examination centres bodily to seem the check. Additional as a result of frequent lockdown/shutdown imposed by totally different district administrations transportation system may be very typically disrupted making the motion of the coed additional worse,” Mohapatra has identified within the letter.
The Extra Chief Secretary (Well being & Household Welfare)has drawn reference to the discussions and strategies made within the video convention on March 9.
Nationwide Eligibility-cum-Entrance Take a look at (NEET) UG is performed by NTA for admission to MBBS/BDS Programs and different undergraduate medical programs in authorized/acknowledged Medical/Dental & different Schools/ Institutes in India. (ANI)