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Everything we know about NEET PG 2017 till now

Since a lot of information (and rumors) are floating about NEET PG many candidates are confused.

We understand how something like this can affect your preparation.

So we at PrepLadder have decided to put all the confusion to rest, once and for all.

NEET PG official notification is out. Check it here


When will NEET PG 2017 be conducted?

To see the complete details about the registration dates, exam dates and result dates visit: NEET PG 2017 Exam Date Released. Check it here.


Who will conduct NEET PG 2017?

NEET PG will be conducted by NBE. This decision is final and binding. Do not believe any other rumor about this issue and start preparing for an NBE kind of exam. PrepLadder provides the best quality content on the expected exam pattern.


What will be the format of NEET PG exam?

Exam will have 300 questions, for the subject wise breakup of each subject visit: Subject wise marks distribution for NEET PG.

NEET PG will have no negative marking. It will be conducted online on a software that looks exactly like PrepLadder exam software.

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Which states and colleges will fall under NEET PG?

NEET PG is mandatory for all states and medical colleges. Even private colleges will fill their seats through NEET merit list.

Management seats and NRI seats will also fall under NEET.

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Which institutes are allowed to conduct their own exam?

Following institutes do not fall under the scope of NEET and will continue conducting their own exam:

1. AIIMS, Delhi

2. PGI, Chandigarh

3. JIPMER, Pondicherry

4. NIMHANS, Bangalore

5. Sri Chitra Institute, Trivandrum


Will NEET PG also be used for DNB admissions?

DNB CET exam will be replaced by NEET PG this year and all DNB admissions will be done through NEET.

However, other DNB exams like DNB PDCET and DNB SS will continue as usual.

For more related news, read: No DNB CET from 2017, NEET PG scores valid for DNB Admissions


What about the Management Seats?

The number of Management seats will remain unchanged according to the current regulation governing admission to UG/PG seats.

However, management seats will be allotted based on NEET scores and somebody who has not cleared NEET PG cut off will not be eligible for it.


Will All India Quota Increase or remain same?

The All India Pool for UG is 15% of the Seats under Central/State Government Institutions and 50% for the PG seats. Rest 50% seats will be filled by state counseling using NEET scores.


What will be the scope of NEET PG 2017?

The following will fall under the ambit of NEET PG:

Scope of NEET PG 2017

All India 50% quota seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses

(All States with Exemption of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Telangana)

State Quota Seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses - All States & UTs

(Including States such as Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Jammu & Kashmir)

MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses at all Private Medical Colleges, Institutions & Deemed Universities across the country

Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions - MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses

DNB Broad Speciality Courses (January 2017 Admission Session) 



Will NEET PG be made an exit exam for MBBS graduates?

Though the government has started working to make this possible but this is still just a proposal right now. It’s highly unlikely that it will be implemented this year.


When will NEET Super Specialty be conducted?

NEET SS 2017 will be organized in May-June 2017.


What about Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu and Kashmir?

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana & Jammu and Kashmir have been bestowed a special status wherein these states do not contribute their Medical PG Seats to the All India 50% pool and as a result, Medical Graduates from these states cannot participate in the All India Quota.

However, admissions in these states will be done through NEET scores only.


Will NEET PG replace FMGE?

This is also a proposal by government and will not likely be implemented this year. We have to wait for more details on this.


How will NEET PG be different from AIPGMEE?

The level of competition will increase. NEET PG is expected to be taken by more than 1.1 lakh candidates while AIPGMEE was taken only by 70,000 candidates.

Having said that, your chances of getting a PG seat through merit will increase since many seats will be saved that were otherwise sold by private colleges.


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