New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday slashed the minimum required percentile for admission to post-graduate and super-specialty medical courses by 15 percent, a step that is expected to benefit about 18,000 students.
“The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has reduced the NEET PG and NEET SS cut off percentile by 15 percent. The decision is likely to benefit about 18,000 students as this will improve the chances of filling up PG seats and minimize wastage of seats,” it said.
Referring to the decision, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda stated that all efforts are being made to fill up the PG seats.
“This is a significant step towards strengthening the medical sector and indicates the priority given by the government to the health sector. We are making sure that there is adequate manpower for providing quality health services,” Nadda added.