Defer NEET-UG 2022: The chorus for postponement of the NEET-UG 2022 exam grew louder with students claiming that the current dates are causing a lot of stress. For the unversed, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Undergraduate (NEET-UG) 2022 on July 17. Taking to social media with the hashtag #NTAdeferNEETUG, aspirants have demanded a postponement of NEET-UG 2022, stating that the UG medical entrance exam is being held in September for the last two years but this time, it will be held in July. Why students will have to suffer if the officials took more time than usual to declare the result, and conduct the counselling process?” a student asked on Twitter.Also Read – NEET PG Result 2022 Declared: Check Direct Link And Steps to Download Score on nbe.edu.in
Another Twitter user urged a four-week extension of the NEET-UG 2022 exam date. “This is our hand folding request to @DG_NTA, @EduMinOfIndia, @dpradhanbjp, please please listen to the voice of thousands of students we are shouting from last 2 months!!!! #NEETUG2022 #NTAdeferNEETUG”, the tweet read. Also Read – JEE Main 2022 Session 2 Registration Begins at jeemain.nta.nic.in| Here’s How to Apply
— Aryanshi (@Dem42433123) June 2, 2022
“When every year the dates were announced 5 months prior the exam why this year the students were notified only 100 days before the exam?? We want response now!!”, Hirok Subhra Ghosh, a twitter user said.
Meanwhile, Indian Youth Congress has extended support to the students and blamed the BJP for the students’ suffering. “Due to the mismanagement and the disregard of the grievances of the BJP government, Thousands of NEET UGs are suffering. @dpradhanbjp Ji, all they seek is a postponement of 40 days, so they can prepare for the needful”, the Indian Youth Congress tweeted.
Due to the mismanagement and the disregard of the grievances of the BJP government, Thousands of NEET UGs are suffering. @dpradhanbjp Ji, all they seek is a postponement of 40 days, so they can prepare for the needful. #NTAdeferNEETUG pic.twitter.com/cz9tMEVPtz
— Indian Youth Congress (@IYC) June 2, 2022
Earlier a section of students had also started an online petition, seeking deferment. ” We are having to go through immense mental stress and pressure because we hardly have any time to prepare for the exam that will determine our future,” reads the online petition.
“Counselling of NEET-UG 2021 has just ended in March and then NEET-UG 2022 is scheduled in July. How are we to revise such a vast syllabus in just 3 months? Moreover, other important exams like the Board Exams, CUCET, and JEE Mains are also scheduled around the same time. Imagine the trauma and pressure we students are having to go through with all these significant exams scheduled one after the other! Is this a fair decision?,” CNN-News 18 quoted the petitioner as saying.
Since the CBSE class 12 exams will conclude on June 15, students have stated that they have very less time to prepare for NEET 2022, scheduled to be held on July 17. Other entrance exams like JEE Main has been postponed after protests by students.