National Board of Examination (NBE) will conducting NEET PG for MD, MS, PG Diploma admission. NEET PG is a national level PG medical entrance exam. NBE NEET PG is the only valid postgraduate medical entrance exam as per Indian Medical Council Act 1956, to which only AIIMS and JIPMER are exceptions.

NEET PG 2019


National Board of Examinations (NBE) is the body which holds NEET PG and is, therefore, looking forward to hold NEET PG. The responsibility of NBE is limited to the conduct of NEET-PG, declaration of the result and providing NEET-PG rank. NBE has no role in counseling and allotment of seats.

NEET PG – (Events) Dates
Date of NEET PG 2019 Exam 06 Jan 2019


Eligibility Criteria of NEET PG

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

  • You require an 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.

NEET PG Eligibility for Foreign Candidates

It is not mandatory for foreign nationals to have temporary registration with MCI at the time of writing NEET-PG. Foreign Nationals can write NEET-PG without MCI registration. The Medical Council of India may, on payment of the prescribed fee for registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the Post Graduate course limited to the medical college/institution to which he/she is admitted for the time
being exclusively for pursuing postgraduate studies. Provided further that temporary registration to such foreign national shall be subject to the condition that such person is duly registered with appropriate registering authority in his own country where from he has obtained his Basic Medical qualification, and is duly recognized by the corresponding Medical Council or concerned authority.”

Exam Pattern of NEET PG

Exam pattern of NEET PG 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 below, you can see subjects from which questions are asked in the 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.

Duration of exam
3 hours and 30 minutes.

Mode of exam
Computer based test

Negative Marking

There shall be 25% negative marking for incorrect answers. No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.

NEET PG Syllabus

There will be questions from various topics in NEET PG 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 Anaesthesia
  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 syllabus (or for NEET PG syllabus, since syllabus rarely changes year on year), visit

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