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National Eligibility cum Entrance Exam (NEET PG MD/MS)

National Eligibility cum Entrance Exam (NEET) PG is a National-level exam conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) which will serve as the gateway for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma courses in Government and Private Medical Institutions across the country.

 

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must possess MBBS Degree/Provisional Pass Certificate recognized according to the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.
  • Applicants must have secured Permanent/Provisional Registration with the Medical Council of India.
  • Applicant must have finished one year Internship/likely to complete one year Internship on or prior to 31st March 2017
  • Applicants who have secured their MBBS degree from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana are not eligible for All India 50% Pool.

 

Conducting Authority for NEET PG

National Board of Examinations (NBE) is the prescribed authority for conducting NEET PG for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses as per the provisions of the Section 10 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 as amended in 2016.

 

NEET PG Exam Pattern

The pattern of NEET PG has been described in the table below:

Scheme of NEET PG 2017

Mode OF Exam

Online

Medium of Exam

English

Pattern

MCQs with single correct response

No. of Questions

300

Duration of Exam

3 Hours 30 Minutes

Negative Marking

No Negative Marking

 

NEET PG 2017: Important Dates

Here is the list of Important Dates for NEET PG 2017:

Important Event

Date

Commencing Date of Online Registrations for NEET PG 2017

26th September 2016

Last Date of Online Registrations for NEET 2017

31st October 2016

NEET PG 2017 Testing Window

5th December 2016 – 13th December 2016

NEET PG Result Announcement

On or Prior to 15th January 2017

 

Scope of NEET PG

The following seats will fall under the purview of NEET PG:

  • All India 50% Quota Seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses – This is applicable to all States excluding Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir
  • State Quota Seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma Programs – This applies to All States and UTs including Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana
  • MD/MS/PG Diploma Seats falling under Private Medical Colleges, Deemed Institutions all across the nation
  • MD/MS/PG Diploma seats falling under Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions
  • DNB Broad Specialty Seats for January 2017 Admission session also fall under the ambit of NEET PG

 

Official Website of NEET PG

The official website is www.nbe.edu.in. The complete registration and application procedure is online.

 

Registration for NEET PG

The registration procedure for NEET PG is completely online.

The registration procedure comprises 4 steps:

  • Creating a Profile: Applicants will first have to create a profile by visiting the official website. Here, applicant will have to fill in their personal details and create a login by using username and password.
  • Apply/Register: Applicant will have to fill the registration form by submitting various details.
  • Schedule the Exam:Applicant will have to select the location and Testing Venue. He/She will also be required to select the Exam Date and Exam session.
  • Make Online Payment: Applicant will have to submit the application fee through the Online Mode only using Credit/Debit Card options or Net Banking.

 

Subject-Wise Marks Distribution for NEET PG

S.NO.

Subject

Number of Questions

1.     

Anatomy

15

2.     

Physiology

15

3.     

Biochemistry

15

4.     

Pharmacology

20

5.     

Microbiology

20

6.     

Pathology

25

7.     

Forensic Medicine

10

8.     

Social & Preventive Medicine

25

9.     

Medicine, Dermatology & Venereology

37

10. 

Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics and Anaesthesia

46

11. 

Radio diagnosis and Radiotherapy

12 (6+6)

12. 

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

25

13. 

Pediatrics

15

14. 

Ophthalmology

10

15. 

Psychiatry

10

GRAND TOTAL

300

 

Institutions Exempted from NEET PG

There are some Institutions which will remain exempted from NEET PG and conduct their separate entrance examinations for admission.

Here is a list of Institutions Exempted from NEET PG:

Institutions Exempted from NEET PG

PGIMER, Chandigarh

AIIMS, New Delhi

NIMHANS, Bangalore

JIPMER, Pondicherry

Sri Chitra Institute, Trivandrum

 

NEET PG Application Fee

Category

Registration/Application Fee

General/OBC Candidates 

Rs. 3750

SC/ST/PWD Candidates

Rs. 2750

 

NEET PG 2017: Admit Card

After submission of Online Payment and successful completion of Online Registration, applicant will receive the Admit Card on the registered E-mail Id within 24 hours.

Applicant will be required to take a Print out/Hard Copy of the Admit Card.

 

Counseling for NEET PG

Medical Counseling Committee established by the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare will be the authority responsible to conduct Counseling for All India 50% Quota Seats.

For State Quota Seats, the concerned Department of Medical Education/University as specified by the particular State Government will be responsible for conduct of Counseling.

 

Test Centers for NEET PG

NEET PG 2017 will be organized in 86 Test Centers across 41 cities.

 

Candidate Support for NEET PG 2017

Applicants can get their queries resolved through the Toll Free Number 1800 11 1700 and an E-mail support which will be accessible with effect from 26th September 2016.

 

Total Number of Seats under NEET PG

Number of Seats under National & State Counseling

Number of Seats under National & State Counseling 

Total Number of Seats

(MD + MS+ Diploma)

23,686

Number of MD seats

13,137

Number of MS seats

6,735

Number of Diploma seats

3,810

 

Number of Seats Under National Counseling

Total Number of Seats under National Counseling

MD+ MS+ Diploma

10,283 Seats

Number of MD seats

5,745 Seats

Number of MS seats

2,902 Seats

Number of Diploma seats

1,633 Seats

 

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