New Delhi: In a major development with regard to NEET, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday signed the ordinance on the uniform medical entrance examination.
So, what does this signing of ordinance by President Pranab Mukherjee really mean for medical aspirants?
It's explained here in just three easy-to-understand points:-
- NEET has been deferred for a year
- Ordinance gives nod to keep state boards out of the ambit of NEET
- This will hold valid for one academic year
Why did all this happen?
The states flagged various issues in the health ministers conference recently, including problems related to language and syllabus for students.
They said the students affiliated to state boards will find it tough to appear for the uniform test as early as July.
Health minister JP Nadda met President Pranab Mukherjee and explained about the need for the ordinance.