NEET PG 2023: This will ensure that a significant number of hopeful doctors can enrol in postgraduate programs in various medical colleges across the country and that no postgraduate seat will remain vacant, the IMA said in its letter.
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has written to Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya demanding a reduction in the NEET PG 2023 cut-off percentile to 30% to fill most of the seats in both clinical and non-clinical fields.
This will ensure that a significant number of hopeful doctors can enrol in postgraduate programs in various medical colleges across the country and that no postgraduate seat will remain vacant, the IMA said in its letter.
We must not forget that during the previous Covid waves, when the country was in a state of emergency and people were dying, doctors left their homes and served people like crazy. The time has come for the government to recognize them for their selfless service by bringing down the NEET-PG 2023 cut-off marks,” it said.
“Due to high cut-off marks, aspirants are not only barred from entering after graduation, but are also forced to travel abroad after graduation to pursue their dream field, which further weakens the medical workforce in India. We cannot afford to lose these precious things. gems in a time when the country needs a full medical army to protect its citizens,” the doctors’ body said.
The safety and well-being of the people of our country depends on whether you ensure the availability of adequate medical personnel so that there is no shortage of human resources in the medical field.
“We request to reduce the NEET PG 2023 cut-off to 30% so that most seats are filled in both clinical and non-clinical branches,” the association said.
NEET PG cut off percentile 2023 for general/EwS category candidates is 50, General PwBD is 45 and SC/ST/OBC (including SC/ST/OBC PwBD) is 40. This cutoff is the minimum score a candidate must obtain to be considered for the exam.