NEET SS Eligibility Criteria 2023: Feeder Course and Corresponding Super Specialty

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (Super Specialty Courses) 2023 ( NEET SS )

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Aspiring to appear for NEET SS 2023? Check whether or not you can apply for the examination here. Also find out which feeder course corresponds to which super specialty course.

NEET-SS-Eligibility-Criteria

NEET SS Eligibility Criteria 2023 has been defined by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The eligibility criteria for NEET SS 2023 have been elaborated in the official information released by the National Board of Examinations (NBE).  NEET SS 2023 exam will be held on September 9 & September 10. The registration dates for NEET SS 2023 will be announced soon.

Aspirants of NEET SS 2023 are advised to check the eligibility conditions of the examination before applying for it. Candidates must also note that if found ineligible, their NEET SS application form will be cancelled and the fee will be forfeited. If somehow such candidates succeed in concealing their ineligibility during the admission process, their admission/degree will be cancelled whenever the truth is revealed.

It is thus imperative that all candidates check the NEET SS 2023 eligibility criteria beforehand.

NEET SS Eligibility Criteria 2023: General

  • Candidate must possess a postgraduate degree (MD/MS/DNB) from a recognized institute
  • Such candidate should complete his/her postgraduate medical degree by November 30, 2023
  • He/she must also be registered with the Medical Council of India (MCI) or any other State Medical Council (SMC)

NEET SS Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Nationals

Foreign Nationals who wish to apply for NEET SS 2023 do not require a registration certificate from MCI. However, they must be registered with the concerned authority in the country from which they have obtained their postgraduate medical qualification. Such candidates will be granted a temporary registration, upon payment of the requisite fee, if they get admission through NEET SS 2023. The validity for this registration will be only up to the duration of the course that he/she has been allotted.

NEET SS 2021 Eligibility Criteria: Feeder Qualification

Name of Broad Specialty

Course Type

Eligible Super-Specialty Courses

MD/DNB General Medicine

DM

  • Clinical Haematology
  • Nephrology
  • Medical Oncology Endocrinology
  • Cardiology
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Clinical Immunology
  • & Rheumatology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Medical Genetics
  • Geriatric Mental Health

MD/DNB Psychiatry

Geriatric Mental Health

MD/DNB Radiodiagnosis

  • Neuroradiology
  • Interventional Radiology

MD/DNB Anaesthesiology

  • Cardiac Anesthesia/Organ Transplant Anesthesia & Critical Care/Pediatric And Neonatal Anesthesia
  • Critical Care Medicine

MD/DNB Paediatrics

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Haematology
  • Endocrinology
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Hepatology
  • Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Medical Genetics
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Paediatric Cardiology/Neonatology/Paediatric Gastroenterology/Paediatric Hepatology/Paediatric Nephrology/Paediatric Oncology

MD/DNB Radiotherapy

 

  • Medical Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology

MD/DNB Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology

MD/DNB Pathology

  • Clinical Haematology
  • Onco-Pathology

MD/DNB Biochemistry

Clinical Haematology

MD/DNB Respiratory

Medicine

  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

MD/DNB Emergency Medicine

Critical Care Medicine

MD Tropical Medicine

Infectious Disease

MS/DNB General Surgery

MCh

  • Plastic & Reconstructive
  • Surgery
  • Hepatopancreato
  • Biliary Surgery/Surgical
  • Gastroenterology
  • (GI Surgery)
  • Urology(Genito-Urinary
  • Surgery)
  • Vascular Surgery/Cardio Vascular And Thoracic Surgery/Thoracic Surgery/Paediatric Cardio Thoracic
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Head And Neck Surgery
  • Hand Surgery

MD/MS/DNB Obst. &

Gynaecology

MCh

  • Gynaecological Oncology
  • Reproductive Medicine & Surgery

DM

Medical Genetics

MS/DNB Ent

MCh

Head And Neck Surgery

MS/DNB Orthopaedics

MCh

Hand Surgery

NEET SS Eligibility Criteria for DNB Super Specialty Course

The score of NEET SS 2023 will also be used for admission to the Diplomate of National Board (DNB) courses that are offered by NBE. In the table given below are listed the DNB courses offered by NBE alongside the entry qualification required for each of these courses. Candidates who are interested in pursuing a DNB Super Specialty course can refer to the table below to know the NEET SS eligibility criteria for a particular specialty.

DNB Super Specialty Course

Entry Qualification

Cardiac Anaesthesia

MD/DNB (Anaesthesia)

Cardiology

MD/DNB (General Medicine)

MD/DNB (Paediatrics)

MD/DNB (Respiratory Medicine)

Critical Care Medicine

MD/DNB (Emergency Medicine)

MD/DNB (General Medicine)

MD/DNB (Respiratory Medicine)

MD/DNB (Anaesthesia)

MD/DNB (Paediatrics)

Endocrinology

MD/DNB (General Medicine)

MD/DNB (Paediatrics)

Gastroenterology

MD/DNB (General Medicine)

Gynaecologic Oncology

MD/MS/DNB (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

Genito Urinary Surgery (Urology)

MS/DNB(General Surgery)

Medical Genetics

MD/DNB (General Medicine)

MD/DNB (Paediatrics)

MD/MS/DNB (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

Medical Oncology

MD/DNB (General Medicine)

MD/DNB (Radiotherapy/

Radiation Oncology)

Neonatology

MD/DNB (Paediatrics)

Nephrology

MD/DNB (General Medicine)

MD/DNB (Paediatrics)

Neurosurgery

MS/DNB (General Surgery)

Neurology

MD/DNB (General Medicine)

MD/DNB (Paediatrics)

Paediatric Cardiology

MD/DNB (Paediatrics)

Paediatric Surgery

MS/DNB (General Surgery)

 

Peripheral Vascular Surgery

Plastic Surgery

Surgical GASTROENTEROLOGY

Surgical Oncology

Thoracic Surgery

Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Rheumatology

MD/DNB (General Medicine)

MD/DNB (Paediatrics)

Endovascular & Interventional Radiology

MD/DNB (Radiodiagnosis)

Haematology

MD/DNB (General Medicine)

MD/DNB (Paediatrics)

MD/DNB (Biochemistry)

MD/DNB (Pathology)

Paediatric Intensive Care

MD/DNB (Paediatrics)

Neuro Anaesthesia & Critical Care

DNB/MD (Anesthesiology)

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