NEET exam for the academic year 2020 have been postponed and will be held on September 13.
The medical entrance exam, called the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), is scheduled for July 26, 2020. Several people are demanding the cancelation of the NEET exam the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) canceled its board exams in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. On July 3, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted that NEET exams have been postponed until September and will now take place on September 13. The exam was postponed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The exam was initially scheduled for July 26. The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority. UPDATE: This claim was updated to reflect new information.