NEET PG 2020 Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Question and Marking Distribution

NEET PG Exam Pattern 2020: NEET PG 2020 exam date has been announced by the National Board of Examinations. Aspirants may fill the application form for NEET PG exam which is available in the online mode @ NEET PG 2020 exam pattern has a total of 300 questions in the form of Multiple Choice which is conduct in 3 Hours 30 minutes. Below we have mentioned the details about the NEET PG 2020 exam like scheme of examination, syllabus, exam pattern, marking distribution, etc.


Exam Date of NEET PG 2020

Events Dates
Availability of Online Application Form 1st to 21st November 2019
NEET PG 2020 Examination 5th January 2020
Declaration of Result 31st January 2020

NEET PG Exam Pattern

NEET PG 2020 Exam Pattern

Examination Mode Computer Based Test
Question Paper Language English
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Time Duration 03:30 Hours
Sections of Question Paper Part-A – 50 Questions

Part-B – 100 Questions

Part-C – 150 Questions

No. of Questions 300

Scheme of Examinations

NEET PG 2020 exam will be conducted on a single day in a single session. The allocation of test time will be mentioned in the below table.

Activities Session (03:00 PM to 07:00 PM)
Allow candidates to enter the examination centre and commence Biometric Registration  01:30 PM
Entry closes at Examination Centre 03:00 PM
Grant access for Candidate Login 03:15 PM
Candidate login to read instructions 03:20 PM
Exam Start Time 03:30 PM
Exam End Time 07:00 Pm

Question Pattern of NEET PG 2020

The question paper will be divided into three parts i.e., Part-A, Part-B, Part-C.  Each and every category containing the questions in the format of Multiple Choice Questions. The distribution of question pattern is explained based on the subject-wise as follows.

Section Subject No. of Questions
Part – A Anatomy 17
Physiology 17
Biochemistry 16
Part – B Pathology 25
Pharmacology 20
Microbiology 20
Forensic Medicine 10
Social and Preventive Medicine 25
Part – C General Medicine including Dermatology & Venerelogy & Psychiatry 45
General Surgery including Orthopedics, Anaesthesia & Radiodiagnosis 45
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 30
Paediatrics 10
ENT 10
Ophthalmology 10
  Total 300

Marking Scheme of NEET PG 2020

Courses No. of Questions Correct Answer Wrong Answer Total Marks
MD/MS/ PG Diploma 300 4 -1 1200

NEET PG 2020 exam has a total of 300 questions from the topics related to the above-mentioned subjects. For each correct answer, the candidate will get 4 marks. There shall be a 25% negative mark for the incorrect answers i.e., 1 mark will be deducted from the total marks for incorrect option. There are no marks will provide for unattempted questions.

NEET PG 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for NEET PG will comprise of subjects/ knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by the Medical Council of India with prior approval of Government of India.

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Social and Preventive Medicine
  • General Medicine including Dermatology & Venerelogy & Psychiatry
  • General Surgery including Orthopedics, Anaesthesia & Radiodiagnosis
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics
  • ENT
  • Ophthalmology

However, the question paper will be arranged from the important topics in the above-mentioned subjects.