NEET PG 2020: National Board of Examinations has announced NEET PG 2020 exam date. NEET PG 2020 application form will be released on 1st November 2019. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate exam will be conducted on 5th January 2020. NEET PG also known as Common Entrance Test (CET) which is conducted yearly once. All the interested and eligible candidates can apply for NEET PG 2020 entrance examination as per the eligibility criteria. NEET PG is Aspirants can get admission in the government, private, deemed, and central universities medical colleges located across India. Applicants can get more details about the NEET PG 2020 entrance exam such as important exam date, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.
Summary of NEET PG 2020 Exam
|Examination Name||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate -2020|
|Exam Conducting Body||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|Offered Courses||MD/ MS/ PG Diploma|
|Examination Level||National Level|
|Frequency of Examination||Once a year|
|Official Website||http://natboard.edu.in, www.nbe.edu.in|
|Toll-Free Number (exam related queries)||1800 266 7075|
Important Dates of NEET PG 2020
|Starting Date of Online Application Form||1st November 2019|
|Closing Date for Submission of Application Form||31st November 2019|
|Availability of Admit Card||Last Week of December 2019|
|NEET PG Examination||05th January 2020 (Announced)|
|Declaration of Result||31st January 2020|
|Announcement of Merit List||1st Week of March 2020|
|Counselling||2nd Week of March 2020|
About NEET – PG
- National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET-PG) is an eligibility cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single entrance examination for admission into various MD/ MS/ PG Diploma courses.
- No other entrance examination will be valid for entry into PG courses in the medical field. Foreign Nationals who seeking the admission into the medical courses in India the NEET is mandatory.
- All India 50% quota seats (All States except Jammu & Kashmir)
- State quota seats (Including Jammu & Kashmir)
- All Private Medical Colleges, Institutions & Deemed Universities across the country
- Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions
- DNB Broad Speciality Courses
Eligibility Criteria for NEET PG
Candidates should have completed MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass certificate recognized b the Indian Medical Council and have completed one year of internship are eligible to NEET-PG 2020.
Eligibility Criteria for All India 50% Quota Seats
- Candidates who have studied/ qualified MBBS from the state of Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for All India 50% Quota seats.
- Candidates who were nominated by the Government of India to do MBBS from the Medical Colleges in Jammu & Kashmir will be eligible for All India 50% quota seats.
Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Medical Graduates
- Indian Citizens/ Overseas Citizens of India who have completed their Primary Medical Education from the outside Medical Colleges in India should have qualified Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) which is conducted by the National Board of Examinations. They should have been registered with Medical Council of India (MCI) and have completed their internship.
- Foreign Medical Graduates should bring the FMGE pass certificate issued by the National Board of Examinations on the examination day.
Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Nationals
Foreign Nationals can eligible to participate in the NEET PG without the temporary registration with Medical Council of India.
NEET PG 2020 Application Form
Aspirants may fill the online application form for NEET PG 2020 after satisfying all the eligibility aspects as above mentioned. To filling the process of NEET PG 2020 application form is explained in the following steps.
- Fill the Application Form
- Pay the Examination Fees
- Print the Application Form
Step 1: Registration
NEET PG 2020 application will be accepted only in the online mode. No other mode will be accepted. Candidates should visit the official page of National Board of Examination for registering themselves to the entrance examination of NEET PG 2020. In this stage applicants should need to submit the valid mail and mobile number for registering purposes. Candidates should check and ensure that you enter the required information as below correctly
- Candidate’s Name
- Date of Birth
- Mobile Number
- Email Address
- Captcha code
The entries in the registration form cannot be changed once submitted. After submitting, a unique application number and password will be sending to the registered mail address. Students should keep safe the application number and password throughout the admission process of NEET PG 2020.
Step 2: Fill the Application Form
Applicants should login with valid credentials at the official page for completing the remaining part of the application form. In this stage aspirants should have to submit the details like personal, educational qualifications, and examination test city. The important details are filled by the candidates are mentioned as follows.
- Candidate’s Name
- Father & Mother Name
- Identification Details
- Communication Address
Educational Qualification Details
- MBBS/ Primary Medical Qualification Details
- Internship Details
- SMC/MCI Registration Details
Documents to be uploaded:
- Passport size Photograph
Candidates should upload the scanned images of photograph and signature at the time of form filling. The scanned applicant’s photograph and signature’s maximum size should be in 80 KB in the format of JPG/JPEG. Finally, applicants should have to select the examination test centre.
Step 3: Pay the Examination Fees
|General/ OBC candidates||Rs. 3750/-|
|Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ PwD (PH)||Rs. 2750/-|
After submitting and uploading the necessary documents, candidates will be redirected to the payment gateway to make the payment. Students can be paid the examination fees only in the online mode.
- Credit Card
- Debit Card
- Net Banking
Applicants may select any one of the above mentioned payment gateway method for submitting the application fees. The application process and selected testing city will be confirmed only after the successful payment of fee.
Step 4: Print the Application Form
Finally, applicants should need to download and keep safe the confirmation page for the successful payment of the application fees and also download and keep the application form until the admission process has been done.
NEET PG 2020 Exam Pattern
|Examination Mode||Computer Based Test|
|Question Paper Language||English|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Time Duartion||3:30 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 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 log in 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 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|
|Part – B||Pathology||25|
|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|
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 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.
Social and Preventive Medicine
General Medicine including Dermatology & Venerelogy & Psychiatry
General Surgery including Orthopedics, Anaesthesia & Radiodiagnosis
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
NEET PG 2020 Admit Card
NEET PG admit card will be issued to the candidates who have submitted the application form on or before the last date. Aspirants can get the admit card from the National Board of Examinations using their login id and password. Examiners are required to download the NEET PG Admit card and affix their passport size photograph in the space provided on the admit card. Approximately the admit card will be available to download from on 30th December 2019. Candidates should bring the below mentioned documents to the examination centre.
- Downloaded Admit card
- Photocopy of Permanent / Provisional SMC/MCI Registration
- Any one of Photo ID (Aadhar card/PAN card/Driving Licence/Voter ID/Passport)
Admit card will not be send to the candidates by post. Examiners who do not have the admit card on the examination day will not be allowed to take the entrance test. Hence, students are advised to keep safe the NEET PG Hall Ticket throughout the admission process.
Printed Details on NEET PG Admit card
Students are advised to check the below mentioned details have been printed in the correct manner in the downloaded admit card.
- Candidate’s Name & Signature
- Applicant’s photograph
- Exam Date & Day
- Timing and Session of Examination
- Examination Centre
- Important Instructions
How to Download NEET PG Admit Card 2020?
Examiners should follow the below mentioned instructions for how to download the NEET PG 2020 Admit card.
- Go to the official website
- Check the option for Download NEET PG Admit Card
- Enter the Application Number and Password
- NEET PG Hall Ticket will appear on the screen
- Take a number of copies for further uses.
NEET PG Result 2020
The results of the NEET PG 2020 will be announced by the exam conducting authority. Students who have participated in the NEET PG 2020 examination can check their in the mode of online result by visiting the official page of National Board of Examinations. After the announcement of result, the minimum and eligible cut off and merit list will be announced by all the participating institutes. Candidates who have qualified will be eligible for the admission process. The validity of the NEET PG result will be valid only in the academic year of 2020.
How to Check NEET PG 2020 Result?
Aspirants can get the NEET PG 2020 results by following the below mentioned instruction.
- Visit the official website
- Select the notification for NEET PG 2020 Result
- Submit the Application Number, Date of Birth
- NEET PG Result will display on the screen
NEET PG 2020 Merit List
The overall merit list will be released for the candidates who have qualified in the NEET PG 2020. NEET PG overall merit list will be prepared by the concerned state based on the applicable regulations, eligibility criteria, guidelines, applicable reservation policies, etc. The candidates can get admission at the participating institution by the obtained merit list in the NEET PG 2020 examination.
Reservation of Seats
For information regarding reservations in institutions for which counselling will be conducted by Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the candidates should visit the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) @ www.mcc.nic.in.
|Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)||27%|
|Person with Bench-Mark Disability (PWBD)||5%|
NEET PG Cut Off 2020
Aspirants should have to meet the required percentage of marks to get the admission at the participating institutions. After the announcement of result, the cut off marks will be released based on the different category candidates. Each and every year the cutoff mark will vary from the following factors.
- Number of participated candidates
- Difficulty level of Examination
- Previous year cut off trends
- Availability of number of seats
Minimum Percentile of NEET PG 2020
NEET PG Counselling 2020
All the qualified candidates will be called for the counselling process by the concerned state counselling authority based on their merit list. The counselling will be conducted in the online mode by the State/Union Territory Government. National Board of Examinations has no role in the counselling and seat allotments. At the time counselling, the document verification and eligibility determination will be undertake by the respective counselling authority.
Candidates should submit the necessary original documents at the allotted institution during the document verification / counselling process. Students may visit the Medical Counselling Committee official page for the details of counselling schedule and seat availability for All India 50% quota seats and for the state quota seats may check the official website of concerned state counselling authority. The below mentioned medical institutions are not under in the centralised admission for MD/MS seats.
- AIIMS, New Delhi
- JIPMER, Puducherry
- PGIMER, Chandigarh
- NIMHANS, Bengaluru
- Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum.
Counselling and Seat Availability
|Official Website||www.mcc.nic.in, www.mohfw.nic.in|
|Helpline Number||18001027637/ 0120-4073500|
For any queries related to the availability of seats and counselling students may contact the official website and helpline numbers of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Govt of India.