OYO, the global hospitality technology company, has announced a special discount scheme for women candidates appearing for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2022. Under this scheme, all women candidates travelling to their NEET examination centres will be eligible to avail upto 60% discount on their stay in OYO hotels across the country.
The discount scheme is valid for two days i.e. July 16 and July 17, 2022. The examination is scheduled to be held on Sunday, July 17, 2022 at different centres located in 497cities across India. OYO has promised to support India’s aspiring women candidates with accommodation requirements at important examination centres.
To avail this discount, download the OYO App, click on the red ‘Nearby’ icon to discover a valid participating hotel stay near your examination centre, select the coupon code ‘NEETJF’and hit the Book Now and Pay at Hotel button. Candidates will have access to the Wi-Fi and air-conditioning facilities at all participating hotels.
NEET is conducted every year by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to the undergraduate medical courses in all medical institutions including those governed under any other law. Thus, the admission to MBBS courses in AIIMS, New Delhi, JIPMER and all AIIMS like Institutions will also be made through NEET.
Every year women candidates constitute over 50% of the total candidates who register for the NEET examination. As per the data released by National Testing Agency (NTA), the body that conducts NEET examination, in 2021 approximately 16 lakh candidates registered for the examination out of which around 9 lakh were women. In 2019 and 2020 approximately 15 lakh candidates registered for the examination out of which around 8 lakh were women candidates.
Over 50,000 students appeared for NEET exam in Telangana in 2021. This number is expected to grow a little higher in NEET 2022.
Speaking about OYO’s contribution towards supporting women pursuing their professional dreams, Shreerang Godbole, Product & Chief Service Officer, OYO said“Every year, a large number of women candidates travel to bigger cities from their hometowns, and villages to appear for the NEET examination. With this initiative, we wish to minimize their stress by helping them with quality and affordable stays near their respective examination centres”.