April 12 our last hope : NEET PG aspirants on allocation of adequate exam centres in Kashmir
Srinagar, April 12, 2021 :
There appears to be no aid for the aspirants of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Post Graduate (PG)-2021 exams who’re demanding allotment of adequate exam centres in Kashmir.
The aspirants stated that the National Board of Examination (NBE) – the exams conducting physique – has fastened April 12 for launch of admit playing cards of the aspirants and no modifications can be made in the exam centres after the discharge of admit playing cards.
“ We appeal the J&K administration to take up the matter with NBE and ensure that more exam centres are set up in Kashmir for aspirants by April 12 so that all the aspirants can write the exams in Kashmir,” an aspirant stated.
Media had already reported concerning the grievance of the NEET PG-2021 aspirants whereby they complained that the NBE had not arrange adequate exam centres in Kashmir.
The aspirants stated majority of the exam facilities have been exhausted on the primary day of registration and lots of of college students from Kashmir have been left with no alternative however to go for Jammu because the check metropolis.
“ We can’t plan our travel to Jammu amid the spike in COVID-19 positive cases. It will be a risk to travel to Jammu to appear in the exam.
The anxiety and exam stress adds to the demerits of travelling right now,” the candidate stated.
The exam is scheduled on April 18 and the distressed aspirants whose exam centre has been allotted in Jammu stated it will be troublesome to journey outdoors Kashmir in Ramadan.
“ We appeal the J&K administration to intervene into the matter and ensure that adequate exam centres are allotted to Srinagar and other districts as well,” the candidates stated.
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang Kondbarao Pole had stated that the matter can be taken up with the NBE.
However, the aspirants didn’t obtain any intimation from the exam-conducting physique concerning the change in exam centres.
Meanwhile, Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education (H&ME) Department, Atal Dulloo stated the exam centres will need to have been arrange in the Valley on the idea of capability to accommodate the aspirants.
“ In J&K, majority of the students opt for medical science and that is why all aspirants have not been accommodated in Kashmir,” he stated.
However, the aspirants didn’t purchase the argument saying that the aspirants of NET, GATE, JEE and different exams have been accommodated in exam centres inside the Valley by the involved exam conducting physique.
“ The number of aspirants for NEET PG exams is comparatively less than other exams.
So it will not be so difficult for the NBE to accommodate students in exam centres within the Valley,” the aspirant stated.
The Financial Commissioner H&ME division Atal Dulloo stated he would personally take up the matter with NBE.
“ I will talk to them and try to get more exam centres set up in Kashmir,” he stated.