National Board of Examination (NBE) is conducting 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 and download Admit Card before the exam. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET PG 2018) is 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: NEET PG 2018 Score Card has been released on February 28, 2018.

NEET PG 2018

National Board of Examinations (NBE) is the body which holds NEET PG and is, therefore, looking forward to hold NEET PG 2018. 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. During counseling, the eligibility criteria, self declaration, various documents, etc. of the eligible candidates shall be verified as per norms specified by the respective authorities and Medical Colleges. Candidates can check the schedule related to NEET PG 2018 from below.

Publication of notification by NBE and issue of application form 31 Oct 2017
Last date to submit application form 27 Nov 2017
Availability of admit card for candidates who have applied 01 Jan 2018
Date of NEET PG exam 2018 07 Jan 2018
Date of declaration of the result 23 Jan 2018

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.

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 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.
  • Internship: You are likely to complete one year internship on or before March 31, 2018.

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 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.

Subjects
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.

NEET PG 2018 – NBE National Eligibility and Entrance Test for MD / MS / PG Diploma

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 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 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 2018 syllabus (or for NEET PG 2019 syllabus, since syllabus rarely changes year on year), visit www.mciindia.org.

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 a candidate and register his / her candidature for the exam.

Keep in mind to enter only correct data in application form of NEET PG 2018. To double check, refer official documents while filling the form.
Do not fill the form and forget about it. You also need to pay the application fee in mode mentioned in the form. Once the fee is paid, submit the 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 Exam Center/Testing Center

As per the latest notification released by NBE-

  • It will release more testing seats for conduction NEET PG 2018 in the state of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh. The testing seats status will be available within 48 hours.
  • The candidates who wished to appear for the exam in the Delhi region can now choose from the three testing centers available Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Noida

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 4 days before the examination day. 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.

Degree

  • 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

Public Notice Regarding Online Submission of application form for NEET-PG 2018

The public notification has come from NEET 2018. candidates must read the instructions carefully and follow them. Important instructions are given below.

NEET PG 2018 – NBE National Eligibility and Entrance Test for MD / MS / PG Diploma

Click here to download this Notice.

Official Website for NEET PG 2018 is www.natboard.edu.in

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