#NEETPG2023: Test recall and exam centre gaffes. Here's a look back

NEET PG 2023 was conducted on Sunday, March 5. The cut-offs for the exam will be declared soon and the results are expected to be released by the end of March
Image for representation purpose only | Pic: EdexLive
Image for representation purpose only | Pic: EdexLive

After much debate and vocal demands for a postponement, the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test Postgraduation (NEET PG) was conducted yesterday, March 5.  A total of 2,08,898 candidates appeared in the exam at 902 examination centres across. These students will now vie for 19,953 MD seats, 10,821 MS seats, and 1,979 PG Diploma seats in the medical colleges of the country. The cut-offs for the exam are expected to be announced soon.
After the exam, social media was abuzz with discussions on the difficulty level, some quirky questions, and a few instances of issues students faced at some exam centres in the country. Then there was also much speculation on whether this was the last time NEET PG was conducted, since it has been reported that the National Exit Test will begin next year. NeXT is a qualification-cum-entrance test for MBBS graduates to clear their UG course and also be eligible for postgraduation (PG) and to practise medicine in India. 

For now, NEET PG 2023 continues to remain the talk of the town (and Twitter). Here's a peek at the conversation on social media. 

Discussing one of the questions of the exam, this student shared that the examiner accidentally provided a portion of the answer in the question itself. Talk about luck. Also, experts have opined that the paper was rated between moderate to easy on the difficulty scale. 

It seemed like there was a theme to the test! Students pointed out that a good number of the questions referred to these two things: 

Unfortunately, gaffes with exam centres have become part and parcel of entrance tests in the country. For these unlucky 1,500 aspirants in Gujarat, the exam experience turned out to be an ordeal. 

This student from Uttar Pradesh was also amongst the unlucky ones:

Also, here's the verdict on the difficulty level of the exam:

And despite that, any wrong answers are bound to create a sense of despair

And now that it's done and dusted, how do you unwind? A word from the wise: 

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