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National Board of Examination (NBE) is looked forward to conduct NEET PG 2018 for MD, MS, PG Diploma admission 2018-2019. NEET PG 2018 is a national level PG medical entrance exam.

NBE NEET PG 2018 is the only valid postgraduate medical entrance exam as per Indian Medical Council Act 1956, to which only AIIMS and JIPMER are exceptions. MBBS degree holders who wish to pursue Post Graduation from college / institute of choice can fill application form of NEET PG 2018. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET PG 2018) will be an important entrance exam for them, in which they must qualify and score high enough to get admission in medical colleges in India. Candidates must begin preparations for NEET PG 2018 / NEET PG 2019 with a good time left for exam. Everything you need to know about NEET PG 2018 latest news and expected details such as dates, eligibility, how to prepare, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result, cut off are given here.

Latest: NBE released notification regarding NEET PG 2018 & Exam Pattern.

NBE clarifies eligibility criteria, in general, for foreign candidates to appear in NEET PG.

NEET PG 2018

National Board of Examinations (NBE) is the body which holds NEET PG, and is therefore looked forward to hold NEET PG 2018. Official notification for NEET PG 2018 could be released in August or September in this year.

Eligibility Criteria of NEET PG 2018

NBE prescribes NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2018. It is important to keep in mind that only if candidates fulfill eligibility criteria of NEET PG 2018 they can get admission in MD, MS, PG Diploma on basis of result. It is responsibility of applicant to check eligibility before applying.

  • You require a MBBS degree / Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate from a recognized medical college or institute. A recognized institute means that it is as per provisions of Indian Medical Council and degree is valid.
  • In addition you also need permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS or equivalent qualification that Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council has issued.
  • Internship: You are likely to complete one year internship on or before March 31.

NEET PG Eligibility for Foreign Candidates

As per provisions under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 and the Post Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000, it is not mandatory for foreign candidates to have temporary registration with MCI at the time of writing NEET PG. Foreign Nationals can write NEET PG without MCI registration. However, they are required to obtain temporary registration from MCI for the duration of the PG course restricted to the Medical College / institution to which they are admitted.

Important Dates of NEET PG 2018

All dates and events of NEET PG 2018 will be known once NBE releases notification and brochure. To start with, date of exam and application form will be announced in NEET PG Notification 2018. then information brochure will throw light upon availability of admit card, declaration of result, and other key things that happen in NEET PG 2018. Here is an expected date timeline for NEET PG 2018.

Publication of notification by NBE and issue of application form Sep 2017, last week
Last date to submit application form Oct 2017, last week
Availability of admit card for candidates who have applied Nov 2017, third week
Date of NEET PG exam 2018 Dec 2017, first week
Announcement of result with score and rank Jan 2018, first week

In between these events, education experts publish a lot of material on how to prepare for NEET PG, which candidates can stay updated with here. Also, NBE can announce change of dates or new events which will also be updated here.

Exam Pattern of NEET PG 2018

Exam pattern of NEET PG 2018 would refer to subjects from which questions are asked, number of questions subject wise, marking scheme, duration of exam, mode of exam.

Under syllabus given above, you can see subjects from which questions are asked in exam.

Number of questions
There will be a total of 300 questions. Division of questions from topics is given below.

Type of questions
Multiple choice questions (MCQ) with single answer correct.

Marking scheme
There is no negative marking.

Duration of exam
3 hours and 30 minutes.

Mode of exam
Computer based test

NEET PG 2018 Syllabus

There will be questions from various topics in NEET PG 2018 entrance exam. These topics are primarily divided into following 15 headings.

  1. Anatomy
  2. Physiology
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Pharmacology
  5. Microbiology
  6. Pathology
  7. Forensic Medicine
  8. Social and Preventive Medicine
  9. Medicine, Dermatology and Venereology
  10. Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics and Anasthesia
  11. Radiodiagnosis and Radiotherapy
  12. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  13. Paediatrics
  14. Ophthalmology
  15. Psychiatry

Graduate Medical Education Regulation specifies what a student is taught in MBBS level in these subjects. It is published by Medical Council of India. For the purpose of knowing exactly what sub-topics or subjects are contained within NEET PG 2018 syllabus (or for NEET PG 2019 syllabus, since syllabus rarely changes year on year), visit www.mciindia.org.

NEET PG 2018 Notification

National Board of Examinations will publish NEET PG notification. Last year it was released on September 20. It will contain following important details.

What is NEET PG? What will be mode of conduct of exam? When will NEET PG 2018 exam be held? What is eligibility criteria? How to apply for NEET PG 2018? What would be the examination fee?

Notification of NEET PG 2018 will explain that National Eligibility and Entrance Test is an eligibility as well as ranking entrance exam. MCI prescribes it as single entrance exam for admission to various MD, MS, PG Diploma courses. It is a single window exam which is held by National Board of Examinations notified by Ministry f Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Notification will be available in August or September.

NEET PG 2018 Application Form

Eligible and interested candidates can submit application form of NEET PG 2018. In form one has to fill in several details related to his / her name, where they have studied, how much they have scored, what they wish to study further, and so on. This information helps NBE understand about candidate and register his / her candidature for exam.

Keep in mind to enter only correct data in application form of NEET PG 2018. To double check, refer official documents while filling form.

Do not fill form and forget about it. You also need to pay application fee in mode mentioned in form. Once fee is paid, submit form. Also keep login credentials noted in a place so that you can use them later to check application status and download admit card.

NEET PG 2018 Admit Card

Admit card of NEET PG 2018 is the hall ticket, which you may also know as admission ticket. It is released after NBE receives application form and gathers data of applicants. In admit card, NBE publishes some key details of applicant and examination. Details of applicants already available include name, gender. Some information which NBE generates for exam include roll number, exam center assigned, date of exam and time, instructions for exam.

NBE will release admit card of NEET PG 2018 a few days before exam. It will be published online and not expected to be sent offline.

NEET PG 2018 Result

After conduct of exam, result of NEET PG 2018 will be announced. It will convey marks obtained by candidates as well as rank. Marks will be (expected to be) out of 1500. All India Rank will show position of candidate in merit list among all those who appeared for exam.

Admission to MD / MS / PG Diploma

MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) looks after AIQ PG Medical counselling. There is an online allotment process for that. Degree and Diploma courses institutes and seats (category and specialty wise) will be displayed at time counselling. Some specialities offered are given below.


  • Anaesthesiology
  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Community Health Admin
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Critical Care
  • Family Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatric
  • Microbiology
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Obst Gynae
  • Opthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Paediatrics
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Physiology
  • Preventive Social Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Radio Diagnosis
  • Radio Therapy
  • Tb Respiratory Diseases
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Md Sports Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Hospital Administration

Insofar, details of NEET PG 2018 have not been announced. Details given on this page are as per last year’s information brochure. As soon as NEET PG 2018 information brochure is released, details will be updated here.

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