NEET PG 2024: Exam Date (June 23), Syllabus, Pattern, Admit card, Result

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduation 2024 ( NEET PG )

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Admit Card: 18 Jun '24 - 23 Jun '24

Updated on May 27, 2024 11:26 IST

NEET PG 2024 exam is scheduled to be held on June 23, 2024. NEET PG 2024 registration started online on April 16, 2024. The last date to submit NEET PG 2024 application form was May 6, 2024. Correction/edit for NEET PG 2024 application form opened on May 10, 2024. Candidates could modify incorect details through correction window in the application till May 16, 2024. The final correction window for NEET PG 2024 will open on May 28, 2024. According to latest updates, NBE has introduced mandatory time bound sections in NEET PG 2024 exam. It implies candidates will be restricted from proceeding to the next section until they complete the allotted time for the previous section. Candidates will not have choice to move to next section till finish the allotted time of previous section. The cut off date for NEEET PG 2024 internship is August 15, 2024

Read more: NEET PG Exam Pattern Revised; NBEMS Introduces Time Bound Sections in NEET MDS, FMGE, GPAT and Other Exams

Earlier, NBE reduced exam fee for NEET PG 2024 for all categories. The fee has been reduced by INR 750. As per the old fee structure, candidates of general category had to pay INR 4,250 as exam fee. NEET PG 2024 date along with other crucial details for the exam including application process, eligibility criteria, pattern etc will be released along with the official information brochure. 

Download NEET PG 2024 official brochure

Direct link NEET PG 2024 registration

Candidates have to register online to access and submit NEET PG 2024 application form. Registration can be done at nbe.edu.in once NBE will activate the link. Candidates must note NBE will accept only online application form for NEET PG 2024. Offline or any other mode of applications will not be accepted for the exam.

NEET PG 2024 application form process involves registration, filling details in the application form, uploading documents, paying application fee and choosing exam centre. For registration, candidates should have a valid email ID and mobile number. After successful registration, a login ID and password is generated. NBE will issue admit card to candidates who apply successfully and fulfill all other eligibility criteria. NEET PG 2024 admit card will be released online on June 18, 2024 and candidates will have to download it with login credentials. NBE will announce NEET PG 2024 result by July 15, 2024.

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Q:   Will NBE provide final correction window for NEET PG 2024?

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Yes. NBE will provide final correction window to rectify images uploaded along with NEET PG 2024 application form. NBE will open the correction window from May 28 to June 3. It must be noted the correction window is opened to rectify incorrect images in the application form. Candidates have to login and rectify images. NBE also opens correction window to modify certain details in NEET PG application form. 

 

 

Q:   Is NEET PG tougher than NEET?

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Yes. NEET PG is hard in comparision to NEET. The reason being NEET PG is postgraduate level exam while NEET is conducted at undergraduate level. Another reson is there are lesser number of PG seats than MBBS seats for candidates. Managing time for NEET PG preparation for candidates is very difficult task as they have to manage college, internship and preparation all three together. In NEET PG, competion is among best minds who all are doctors. Subjectwise also NEET PG is tough as candidates have to prepare more than 15 subjects while in NEET only 4 subjects are there. In nutshell, NEET PG is togher as it tests knowledge of candidates at postgraduate level while NEET is just an entry level of exam for MBBS. 

 

Q:   How many attempts are allowed in NEET PG?

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NBE, the exam conducting body has not specified any limit regarding number of attempts in NEET PG exam. At the same time, there is no age limit for the exam. Candidates can appear as many times as they want in their prusuit of postgraduate medical courses. Candidates are advised to check the official information brochure, comprising the eligibility criteria and other crucial details related to exam.

 

Q:   Who can fill the NEET PG 2024 application form?

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NEET PG 2024 application form can be filled by all the eligible candidates. NBE will release the eligibility criteria with the official information brochure. Aspirants must possess an MBBS degree/provisional Pass Certificate. They should also have a permanent/ provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification. Candidates are advised to read all the eligibility requirements carefully for the exam. NBE released NEET PG 2024 application form on April 16, 2024. The application form was released online and candidates will have to submit it there only.

 

Q:   Has NBE preponed NEET PG 2024 exam?

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Yes. NBE has preponed NEET PG 2024 exam to June 23, 2024. Earlier the exam was scheduled to be held on July 7, 2024. It must be noted NBE has not changed the internship cut off date, i.e August 15. According to revised schedule, NEET PG 2024 result will be declared by July 15, 2024. Candidates had to register on the official website till May 6 to submit application form for NEET PG 2024 exam.

 

What is NEET PG ?

NEET PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduation), is conducted for providing admission to various MD (Doctor of Medicine)/ MS (Master of Surgery) and PG Diploma courses across the country. The National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducts the exam once a year in computer-based mode. The scores are also used for taking admission to postgraduate MBBS DNB courses. The exam is conducted for 13,649 MS seats, 26,168 MD seats, and 922 PG Diploma seats offered by various medical colleges in India

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Q:   Does NTA conduct NEET PG like NEET?

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No. National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducts NEET PG unlike NEET which is held by NTA. Candidates must note NBE only conducts NEET PG exam while NEET PG counselling is held by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for seat allotment. NEET PG exam is held anually in computer-based mode. Candidates have to register online to submit NEET PG application form. It must be noted NBE only accepts online application and any other modes of application is rejected. NEET PG question paper comprises 200 multiple choice questions and candidates get 3.5 hours to answer them. 

 

Q:   IS MD a 2 year postgraduate medical course?

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No. MD is 3-year postgraduate medical degree course in general medicine. MD stands for doctor of medicine. Except, PG Diploma which is 2-year medical course, all postgraduate medical degree courses are 3-year. MS is also 3-year course in surgery. Only candidates who have MBBS degree from a recognised institutes/colleges can apply for MD/MS courses.

 

Q:   Which are the institutes that do not accept NEET PG scores for admission?

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15 AIIMS including AIIMS New Delhi, PGIMER Chandigarh, JIPMER, Puducherry, NIMHANS Bengaluru, SGPGI Lucknow, and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum do not accept NEET PG scores. A separate exam is conducted for admission at these institutes, i.e INI CET. The exam is conducted twice in a year in computer-based mode.
 

Q:   Can I apply offline for NEET PG?

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No. Candidates will have to register on the official website for NEET PG exam and submit application form. Offline and other mode of application will not be accepted. NBE, the exam conducting body will be releasing the application form online. Candidates will have to complete registration first to submit application form. NEET PG 2024 application form was released on April 16, 2024. 

 

Q:   What is NEET PG 2024 exam revised date?

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NEET PG 2024 exam revised date is June 23. The exam will be conducted in computer-based mode. Candidates had to register online to submit application form for NEET PG 2024. NBE had released the application for NEET PG 2024 on April 16. As per the existing NEET PG pattern, the question paper will comprise 200 multiple choice questions and candidates will get 3.5 hours to answer them.

 

NEET PG 2024 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of NEET PG 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

28 May '24 -

03 Jun '24

NEET PG 2024 pre final/selective edit window

18 Jun '24 -

23 Jun '24

NEET PG 2024 admit card upload

23 Jun '24

NEET PG 2024 exam

15 Jul '24

NEET PG 2024 result

DatesPast Exam Dates

10 May '24 -

16 May '24

NEET PG 2024 edit window

16 Apr '24 -

06 May '24

NEET PG 2024 registration

09 Oct '23 -

12 Oct '23

NEET PG 2023 stray vacancy round registration

NEET PG 2024 Highlights

Candidates can refer to the table given below for important highlights for NEET PG 2024 exam: 

Event Details
Exam name National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduate courses (NEET PG)
Conducting body National Board of Examinations (NBE)
Exam level Postgraduate exam at National level
Exam frequency Once a year
Mode of the examination Computer-based test
Official website nbu.edu.in
Courses offered MD/MS/PG Diploma/DNB post-MBBS
Exam fess
  • 5,015 (for General and OBC)
  • 3,835 (for SC/ST/PWD/Physically Handicapped)
Exam duration 3.5 hours (210 minutes)
Total marks 800
Total questions 200
Number of test cities 267
Marking scheme
  • +4 marks for correct response
  • -1 for incorrect response
  • No marks for unattempted question
Language/Medium English only
NEET PG total seats
  • 26,168 Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • 13,649 Master of Surgery (MS)
  • 922 PG Diploma
Official website nbe.edu.in/natboard.edu.in
Contact details

Helpline number-022-61087595

Email ID-helpdesknbeexam@natboard.edu.in

NEET PG Scores valid for admission to the following:

  • All India 50 per cent quota seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses across all states, except Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana
  • State quota seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses for all States/Union Territories of India, including the three mentioned above
  • MD/MS/PG Diploma courses offered by Private Medical Colleges, Institutions & Universities/Deemed Universities across India
  • MD/MS/PG Diploma courses offered by Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions
  • DNB Broad specialty courses 

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Q:   How many candidates appear for NEET PG?

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More than 1 Lakh candidates appear for NEET PG every year. The number vary every year. In NEET PG 2023, around 2,06,541 candidates appeared for the exam. In 2022, approximate number of candidates appeared for NEET PG exam was 1. 8 lakh. It must be noted for undergraduate NEET exam, around 18-20 Lakh candidates appear for the exam. NEET PG exam is conducted by NBE in computer-based mode. NEET PG application form is released and candidates have to submit it online. NEET PG 2024 exam will be held on June 23 in computer-based mode.

 

Q:   I got 535 marks in NEET PG. Will I get government college?

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500 plus marks is considered a decent score in NEET PG  exam. If a candidate score 535 marks that means his/her rank will be somewhere around 1000-2000. With that score, there is a chance to get admission in government college. Good score also depends on difficulty level of the question paper. If the question paper is difficult then cut off will be low. In 2023-24 session, general category cut off was 291 while the cut off for SC/ST was 257. Overall 500 plus marks will enable you to get admission in good college for PG course.

 

Q:   What is cut off date for NEET PG 2024?

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According to the revised schedule, candidates who will be completing their internship by mid August will be eligible for NEET PG 2024 exam. Exact cut off date for NEET PG 2024 is August 15, 2024. NBE will be conducting NEET PG 2024 exam on June 23, 2024 in computer-based mode. Candidates will have to register on the official website for NEET PG 2024 exam. Offline or any other mode of NEET PG 2024 application form willnot be accepted by NBE. 

 

Q:   What is the schedule for NEET PG exam?

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NEET PG schedule involves dates of events related to exam. Whole schedule is released by exam conducting body along with the official information brochure. From last few years, the exam is getting delayed from its usual schedule. NEET PG 2023 exam was held in March while NEET PG 2022 exam in May. In 2021, the exam was held in september. NEET PG exam used to be held in January before Corona. NEET PG 2024 exam will be held on June 23, 2024. Candidates can refer the table comprising tentative dates for NEET PG exam for 2024-25 session.

Event

Dates (Tentative)

NEET PG notification

16-Apr-2024

NEET PG registration process commences

16-Apr-2024

NEET PG application correction

10-May-2024

NEET PG admit card upload

18-Jun-2024

NEET PG exam

23-Jun-2024

 

NEET PG 2024 Application Form Process

NEET PG application form process involves steps such as registration, filling up details in the application form, paying exam fee, and uploading documents. The application process starts with registration. Only those candidates who register themselves on the official website of NBE, nbe.edu.in can submit the application form for NEET PG. A login ID and password will be generated after the successful NEET PG registration 2024 process. To complete the application process, candidates have to upload scanned copies of photographs and signatures. These images must be as per the specifications mentioned by NBE. Candidates will have to pay a non-refundable application fee to complete NEET PG applications 2024.

Direct Link to Apply Online for NEET PG 2024

Also Read: NEET PG 2024 Eligibility Criteria: Age, Qualification, Number of Attempts

How to Apply for NEET PG 2024?

 

Application Fee

Category  Fee (In INR)
General/OBC 3,500
SC/ST/PwD 2,500

NEET PG 2024 Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates who wish to apply for the exam or who wish to participate in the counselling process must check the eligibility criteria before applying for it. NBE releases NEET PG eligibility criteria along with the information brochure. NEET PG eligibility criteria have been summarised below:

  • Aspirants must possess an MBBS degree/provisional Pass Certificate which is recognised as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 
  • They should also possess a permanent/ provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the Medical Council of India or State Medical Council
  • They must have completed the duration of their internship on or before August 15, 2024

NEET PG Admission Process

Q:   How to register for NEET PG?

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NEET PG application process starts with registration. It must be noted registration can be done online by providing basic details such as name, date of birth, contact number, email ID etc. Steps for NEET PG registration have been provided below:

  • Go to the official website of NBE 
  • Click on "NEET-PG" Click on "New Registration"
  • Enter the following details for registration: Name of Candidate Date of Birth Gender (Male/Female) Nationality (Indian/Others) Mobile Number Email Address Captcha
  • Click on "Submit"
  • User Id and password will be sent to the registered email Id and phone number
 

Q:   Has NBE released NEET PG application form 2024?

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Yes. NBE has released NEET PG 2024 application form on April 16. The application form for NEET PG 2024 was released online. Candidates will have to register to submit application form for NEET PG 2024. Candidates are advised to check all the eligibility criteria before applying online for the exam. NBE will conduct NEET PG 2024 exam on June 23.

 

Q:   In my NEET PG application, the final year's marks entered were of 4th year marks. Will it be a problem during counseling?

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As per the official instructions provided by the National Board of Examinations NBE the marks entered in the NEET PG application form for the final year should be the aggregate marks of 3rd year and 4th year. Therefore, if you have entered only the 4th year marks in your application form, it may be considered as an incorrect entry. It is important to note that discrepancies or errors in the application form can lead to rejection of the application or cancellation of the candidature. In case you have made an error while filling up the application form, you can try to rectify the error by contacting the NEET PG helpdesk or the authorities conducting the exam. They may guide you on the process to rectify the error. It is advisable to double-check the application form and ensure that all the information entered is accurate and correct before submitting it. This will help avoid any issues or confusion later on during the admission process.
 

Q:   Can we edit candidates name in NEET PG application form.

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No. You can't edit name of the candidate in the application form for NEET PG during correction. This is the reason candidates are advised to double check all the details carefully before final submission of NEET PG 2024 application form. Correction/edit window facility is provided to edit only certain detail. Details such as name of the candidate, nationality, mobile number, Email address, test city can't be edited. It must be noted NEET PG application form is released online and candidates have to fill details and submit application in online mode. Offline and any other mode of application will not be accepted.

 

Q:   Has NBE reduced application fee for NEET PG 2024?

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Yes, reports say NBE has reduced application fee for NEET PG 2024. The fee has been reduced by INR 750 for each category. Now onwards candidates will have to pay INR 3700 for general category while for SC/ST candidates will have to pay INR 2700. Earlier candidates had to pay INR 4200 application fee for general category. It must be noted that paying exam fee is mandatory to submit NEET PG 2024 application form. The exam is scheduled to be held on June 23, 2024.

 

NEET PG 2024 Syllabus

NEET PG 2024 syllabus is based on the curriculum taught during the MBBS. The syllabus includes key topics of the three sections of the question paper, section A (clinical), Section B (pre-clinical), and Section C (para-clinical) subjects. These three sections contain questions from the topics such as Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Forensic medicine, and Social and Preventive medicine.

Also Read: Know detailed NEET PG 2024 syllabus 

Q:   How many sections comprise NEET PG syllabus?

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NEET PG syllabus mainly comprises three sections, Pre Clinical, Para clinical, and Clinical. Each section comprises different subjects which have to be prepared well to qualify NEET PG exam. The pre clinical subjects include anatomy, physiology and biochemistry. To cover para clinical section, candidates have to prepare subjects such as pharmacology, microbiology, pathology, forensic medicine, social and preventive medicine. Clinical part comprises subjects such as medicine, dermatology and venereology surgery, orthopaedics and anaesthesia, radiodiagnosis, obstetrics, gynaecology, paediatrics, and ophthalmology ENT.

 

Q:   Which subject in NEET PG syllabus contains maximum and minimum weightage?

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NBE doesn't release the weightage for NEET PG exam. However, from last few years record, it can be said that maximum weightage is given to clinical subjects. A good number of questions are asked from general medicine, general surgury and paediatrics. Lesser number of questions are asked from anatomy, physiology etc. Candidates must note weightage for NEET PG syllabus may vary. This is why, candidates are advised not to depend upon weightage and prepare all subjects of clinical, pre and para clinical well so that there is less scope of negative marking. 

 

Q:   How difficult is the NEET PG?

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NEET PG is a higher-level exam with a high level of competition. The NEET PG exam syllabus is extensive and covers all 19 subjects that a medico studies during the MBBS. The student's preparation time is also limited, and they must balance coursework and an internship. This leaves little to no time to prepare for the NEET PG. A student works an internship at a hospital before the NEET PG exam, and the shifts are unpredictable. A lack of preparation time combined with intense competition makes NEET PG a difficult nut to crack. At the same time, it is not impossible task to score well in the exam. Candidates only need proper preparation, planning, and consistent efforts. What matters is that you believe in yourself and work towards your goal.

 

NEET PG 2024 Pattern

Candidates need to know NEET PG 2024 exam pattern as it helps candidates in preparation. The exam pattern for NEET PG comprises details about the test paper, comprising the mode, medium, number of the question paper, duration of time, and the marking scheme. NEET PG 2024 will be held in online mode. The question paper will have 200 multiple choice questions, and candidates will be given 3.5 hours to answer them. There will be a provision of the negative marking in the exam. For every correct answer, candidates will be awarded 4 marks and for an incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted.

 

Q:   How many times can we appear for NEET PG?

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Candidates can appear for as many times as they want. There is no cap on the number of attempts in NEET PG exam. As per the experts, candidates may appear twice for the exam to improve the score or to do away mistakes in the first attempt. NEET PG exam is held in computer-based mode. Candidates who qualify the exam with the minimum cut off can participate in the counselling process. They have to register and declare choice for college to participate in the seat allocation process. 

 

Q:   Does NBE conduct NEET PG in pen and paper mode?

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No. Unlike NEET, NBE conducts NEET PG exam in computer-based mode. NEET PG pattern is declared by NBE along with the official information brochure. NEET PG pattern comprises details regarding mode and medium of exam, total number of questions, allotted time and marking scheme. As per the existing pattern, total 200 multiple choice questions are asked in NEET PG exam and candidates are provided 3.5 hours to answer them. Medium of the question paper is English only. There is no option to choose the language of the question paper. For every right answer, 4 marks is awarded and negative response -1 is deducted.

 

Q:   How many questions are asked in NEET PG exam?

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NEET PG exam comprises of 200 multiple choice questions with each question having 4 response options in English language only. Candidates are required to select the correct/best/most appropriate response/answer out of the 4 response options provided in each question. Time allotted is 3 hrs 30 minutes. There is a provision of negative marking in the exam. In the wake of negative marking, candidates are advised to attempt only those questions where they have full confidence of correct answer. Otherwise negative marks may outweigh your overall score. 

 

NEET PG 2024 Preparation Tips

NEET PG 2024 preparation tips comprise planning and strategies to score well in the exam. As NEET PG exam is one of the toughest exams, candidates should have idea about syllabus, topics, weightage from each subject and other key details. Once candidates have fair idea about these things, they are advised to make a daily time-table dedicating specific time to subjects. These tips for NEET PG 2024 preparation prove key in scoring high marks in the exam.

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Q:   Can NEET PG be cracked by studying at home?

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Yes. NEET PG can be cracked by self preparation at home. But it needs well-planned strategies in place. Candidates will have to put a lot of hard work and dedication. Candidates will have to revise everything that has been taught during the 4.5 years of MBBS degree course. Some of the tips for NEET PG preparation at home have been provided below:

  • Go through the syllabus first
  • Know the paper pattern and marking scheme
  • Start with basics
  • Prepare a time table and stick to it
  • Make notes and highlight important information
  • Seek advice from a mentor
  • Register for mock tests and test series
  • Satellite lectures for difficult topics
  • Regular revision

 

 

Q:   How do I prepare for NEET PG exam?

A:

NEET PG is a national level entrance test through which the admission is offered into post-graduate medical courses. Being the national level entrance test, the exam is not an easy nut to crack. Applicants will have to study and know the syllabus well in order to do well in the entrance examination. In the article below some important tips and tricks are being provided to the candidates preparing for the NEET PG. Following are some points which can be kept in mind- 1. Don’t spend too much time on medicine as there are just 21 MCQs from there. 2. The first and second part subjects are probably more important as most people don’t study them. 3. Give online tests; virtually wherever you find a chance. 4. Keep your mind cool on the day of the exam! Be rest assured that you will clear the exam if you have worked hard for it. 5. Do not just mug up guide books' answers.

 

Q:   How many hours should I study per day to crack NEET PG?

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Candidates expect to devote many hours to crack any competitive exams. This rule applies in NEET exam also. Candidates have to devote serious 5-7 hours daily to prepare the exam throughly. Experts belive candidates should utilize this time with proper planning. They should have strategies in place how to use these hours to cover in and out of every topic of NEET PG syllabus. Some candidates may require more time than daily than others and this may depends on many factors especially where they actually stand before starting preparation.

 

NEET PG 2024 Mock Test

NBE releases NEET PG mock test on its official website. The NEET PG mock test is one of the crucial aspects of preparation strategy to score well in the exam. After finishing NEET PG 2023 syllabus, candidates must practice mock test to take stock of their preparation. Solving mock test of NEET PG exam makes candidates learn about NEET PG pattern and type of questions asked in the exam. They get to know what more needs to be done to improve score in a particular topic.

Candidates have to login to the official website of NBE to access the NEET PG mock test. After login, they have to click the NEET PG link on the home page which will lead them to NEET mock test page. Candidates are advised to read the whole instructions carefully before starting the mock test online. Solve mock test and weigh your performance to recalibrate your strategy.

Q:   What is the format of NEET PG 2024 mock test?

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NEET PG 2024 mock test is a computer-based test (online) that is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). The mock test is designed to help candidates familiarize themselves with the exam pattern, format, and the types of questions that will be asked in the actual NEET PG exam. The NEET PG 2024 mock test consists of three sections, just like the actual exam. Section A consists of 50 questions from the subject of Anatomy, Physiology, and Biochemistry. Section B consists of 50 questions from the subjects of Pharmacology, Microbiology, and Pathology. Section C consists of 100 questions from the subjects of General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, and ENT. It is important to note that the NEET PG 2024 mock test is not a qualifying test, and the marks obtained in the mock test will not be considered for admission. However, taking the mock test can help candidates identify their strengths and weaknesses, and prepare themselves better for the actual exam.

 

Q:   How does NEET PG 2024 mock test help in exam preparation?

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NEET PG 2024 mock test helps in exam preparation in the following ways:

  • Familiarizes candidates with the exam pattern and format.
  • Provides insight into the type of questions to be asked.
  • Helps candidates identify their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Improves accuracy and time management skills.
  • Boosts confidence and prepares candidates for the actual exam.
 

Q:   What is the difference between NEET PG 2024 mock test and previous year's question papers?

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The difference between NEET PG 2024 mock test and previous year's question papers is an essential aspect to consider while preparing for the exam. Firstly, the NEET PG 2024 mock test is designed to provide a simulated experience of the actual exam, with questions that are created based on the latest exam pattern and syllabus. On the other hand, previous year's question papers are a collection of questions that have been asked in previous years' exams, which can give you an idea about the types of questions that may be asked in the upcoming exam. Secondly, the NEET PG 2024 mock test is a more comprehensive and interactive way of preparing for the exam, as it includes a variety of questions with different levels of difficulty, whereas previous year's question papers may not have the same level of variety.

 

NEET PG 2024 Admit Card

NEET PG 2024 admit card will be released online. Candidates will have to download NEET PG admit card 2024 from the official website. Candidates are advised to check all the information carefully after downloading the hall ticket from the official website of NBE. Candidates must print a copy of the admit card and affix a latest passport size photograph on it. The admit card should be preserved until the admission process gets over. Specifications of the photograph are as under:

Photograph specification:

  • A photograph of a minimum of 35 mm x 45 mm with at least 75 per cent coverage of the face & head of the candidate
  • A caption with the name of the aspirant along with the date of taking photograph at the bottom of the photo
  • The photograph should have been taken in a white /very light-coloured background
  • The photograph needs to be printed on high-quality paper with at least 600 dpi resolutions
  • The colours must possess the natural appearance and skin tone
  • The photograph must not have kinks, scratches, and stains
  • Photograph with reflection or shadow on the face with red eyes should be avoided

NEET PG 2024 Exam Day Guidelines

  • The exam timing is 9 am to 12:30 pm. Entry will close at 8:30 am.
  • Candidates are advised to reach the exam centre at least an hour prior to the examination.
  • It is mandatory for all the candidates to go through the security procedures.
  • Electronics such as calculators, smartwatch, pagers, etc. are prohibited in the exam hall.
  • Candidates are advised not to carry bags, books, pens, pencil boxes, writing pad, etc. to the exam centre.
  • These items are banned inside the examination hall and the centre does not have provisions for their safe-keeping
  • NEET PG things banned in exam hall

NEET PG Contact  Details

Helpline number 0124-6771700 / 1800 11 1700 (Toll Free)
Email nberegistrations@prometric.com
Official website www.nbe.edu.in

NEET PG 2024 Exam Cities

NBE has released the list of NEET PG 2024 exam cities along with the information brochure. Candidates are allotted the name and address of exam city through the admit card. 

NEET PG 2023 Exam Analysis

As per students who provided inputs for NEET PG analysis 2023, the overall difficulty level was easy to moderate. Most of the questions were clinical in nature. Medicine, Microbiology, Gynaecology segments had good number of questions. Lesser number of questions were from Ortho and Anatomy. One of the students said that image based questions were little tough in the exam. Around 190 questions were on expected line but 10 questions were out of box. As paper was easier than the last time, cut off will be higher, student said. Check the video given below for NEET PG 2023 students reactions.

 

Q:   Were maximum questions clinical in NEET PG 2023?

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Yes. Around 90 percent questions were clinical based. The overall difficulty level of NEET PG 2023 question paper was easy to moderate. Candidates who had prepared well, focussing on concepts were in postion to answer maximum questions. questions were asked from topics such as Contraception, ENT, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (OBS GYNE), Mycology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry. As per students, 180-190 questions were easy to attempt and 10 percent were out of box questions. 

 

Q:   Does NBE sends NEET PG admit card to individual candidate?

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No. NBE doesn't send NEET PG admit card to individual candidate. The admit card is released on the official website, nbe.edu.in and candidates have to download it by providing details such as application number and password. Candidates are advised to check all details on the admit card after downloading it to ensure there is no error in any detail. Any descrepancy in details must be reported immediately and get it corrected by the exam conducting body. NEET PG admit card contains important details such as name, date of birth, exam date, timing, name and address of exam centre etc. 

 

Q:   How would I know about NEET PG exam centre?

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NEET PG exam centre is released along with the admit card. Exact address and location of the test centres shall be indicated in NEET PG admit card. The reporting time is given in the admit card. Candidates are advised to familiarise themselves with the test centre locations at least one day prior to the examination day and ensure that they report for the exam as per scheduled time only. Candidates must note those who issued admit card will be allowed entry inside the examination centre premises subject to fulfilment of documentary requirements.

 

Q:   What documents do I need to carry along with NEET PG admit card?

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Candidates need to carry a set of documents along with NEET PG admit card at NEET PG exam centre. If a candidate chooses to carry an e-Aadhaar card as an identity proof on the day of the examination, he/ she should ensure that the Aadhaar number and photograph are clearly printed on it. Some of the documents which need to carry to NEET PG exam centre:

  • A print out of NEET PG 2023 admit card with photograph
  • Photocopy of Permanent / Provisional SMC / MCI registration
  • A valid and non-expired photo ID proof such as PAN card, Driving license, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhar Card (with photograph)
 

Q:   Was NEET PG 2023 exam difficult?

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NEET PG 2023 exam was easy as compared to last year. The overall difficulty level of exam was easy to moderate. Most of the questions were direct, only 8-10 questions were confusing. More than 80 pecent questions were based on clinical scenerio. A good number of questions were asked from topics such as Contraception, ENT, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (OBS GYNE), Mycology, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry. 170-180 questions were easy to attempt. 

 

NEET PG 2024 Question Paper and Answer Key

For aspirants, NEET PG question paper is very important resource to scale up the overall preparation. Candidates aim to solve as many as NEET PG question paper to get the insight into the exam. Solving question paper and analysing the performance make them understand their weak and strong areas. Candidates also come to know where they exactly lack and what more needs to be done overall. But the sad part is NBE doesn't release the official question paper for NEET PG exam as it wants to keep the content confidential. Candidates are bound by non-disclosure agreement not to reveal the content in public. However, candidates can get memory-based NEET PG question paper from coaching institutes and other unofficial sources.

NEET PG 2024 answer key

NEET PG answer key comprises correct answers of questions asked in the exam. The answer key helps candidates to predict their tentative score in the exam. Alike question paper, NBE doesn't provide official answer key too. However, some coaching institutes will release unofficial answer key just after the exam. NEET PG 2024 answer key will be prepared on the basis of memory of exam takers. With the answer key in hand, candidates will be able to calculate the total number of correct and incorrect responses for NEET PG 2024 exam. 

Q:   Does NBE release question paper for NEET PG?

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No. NBE doesn't release the official question paper for NEET PG exam. Candidates are not allowed to reveal the content of the test paper as they have to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) while applying for the exam. Hence, the exact questions asked in the examination can’t be identified. However, some coaching institutes release question paper based on memory of  exam-taking students. "The contents of this exam are confidential, proprietary and are owned by NBEMS. NBEMS explicitly prohibits the candidate, from reproducing, transmitting or publishing any or some contents of this exam, : the official brochure says.

 

Q:   Why solving NEET PG previous years question papers is crucial?

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There are many advantages of solving previous years' question papers of NEET PG exam. Candidates can refer to some of the advantages given below:

  • This helps candidates to get an idea about the NEET PG exam pattern
  • Solving NEET PG question papers make candidates learn about speed and time management skill
  • Candidates get a fair idea about the type of questions being asked over the years and their difficulty level
  • After attempting the papers, candidates can cross-check their answers with the provided solutions and check their performance
  • The exercise helps candidates to evaluate their preparation strategy
  •  Solving previous years' question papers of NEET PG makes candidates learn to work on their weak areas
 

NEET PG 2024 Result and Scorecard

NEET PG 2024 result will be released by NBE on its official website. The result will be uploaded in PDF format. Candidates will have to score minimum cut off score to qualify for the exam. The minimum cut off varies as per the category. Candidates have to download NEET PG scorecard/rank card by logging into their registered account. Candidates are advised to save the copy of the result in hardcopy for reference purposes during the counselling process. Candidates must note that the result will be valid for that particular academic session only. Along with the result, NEET PG 2024 cut off score will also be released for different category. 

NEET PG 2023 Toppers Interview

NEET PG 2023 toppers list has been announced. With 725 marks, Aarushi Narwani has topped the exam. The second ranker is Prem Tilak. He scored 721 marks in NEET PG 2023 exam for which result was declared on March 14. While talking to Shiksha, Tilak said solving mock test and question paper was key to success. Another topper Dr Rahul Nambiar who got AIR 9 said handmade notes and dedicated rotine preparation helped him through.

Read whole Interview of Dr Aarushi Narwani, NEET PG 2023 AIR 1

Read whole Interview of Dr Prem Tilak, NEET PG 2023 AIR 2

Read whole Interview of Dr Rahul Nambiar, NEET PG 2023 AIR 9

Q:   Has NBE declared result date for NEET PG 2024?

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Yes. NBE will announce NEET PG 2024 result by July 15, 2024. The result is declared online in PDF format. Those who score the minimum cut off are declared qualified for the exam. Candidates have to download NEET PG  scorecard by providing login details. It must be noted the result is valid for that particular session only. Those who score the minimum cut off will be declared qualified for the exam. Qualified candidates will be eligible for the counselling for seat allotment.

 

Q:   How to download NEET PG scorecard?

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Candidates have to download NEET PG scorecard from the official website. They have to provide login details to download the scorecard. Only those qualify exam by scoring the minimum cut off could download individual scorecard. The scorecard contains details such as roll number of candidate, score, All India Rank, category etc. The scorecard is needed at various stages of admission process including seat allotment.

 

NEET PG 2024 Cut off

NEET PG 2024 cut off will be released along with the result. The minimum qualifying percentile for general candidates is 50th, while for SC/ST/OBC, it is 40th percentile. Various factors decide the NEET PG cut off including the number of candidates who appeared for the exam, availability of total seats, difficulty level of NEET PG and others. Candidates will have to secure the minimum qualifying percentile to become eligible to participate in NEET PG counselling 2024 for admission to MD / MS / PG Diploma programmes. The table given below mentions the cut off scores for NEET PG 2023:

NEET PG 2023 Cut off score

Category

NEET PG 2023 cutoff qualifying percentile

NEET PG cut off scores 2023

Unreserved (UR)

50th percentile

291

SC/ST/OBC

40th percentile

257

UR PWD

45th percentile

274

Q:   What is the qualifying NEET PG 2024 cut off percentile for the general category?

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Candidates have to score the minimum cut off to qualify for the exam. The cut off vary for different categories. NEET PG 2024 cut off percentile for the general category students is 50. Candidates belong to this category had to score minimum 50 percentile to qualify for the exam. Those who score less than minimum cut off for that category do not qualify for the exam. A merit list is released based on the cut off marks, comprising name of candidates eligible for the counselling rounds. It must be noted that NEET PG result is valid for that particular academic year only and it can't be used next year or so.

 

Q:   What is NEET PG 2023 cut off for general category?

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NEET PG 2023 cut off for general category is 291. The cut off is the minimum marks to be scored to qualify for the exam in that particular category. NBE declared NEET PG 2023 cut off along with the result on March 14. Those who scored less than the cut off marks will not be eligible for the counselling process. The counselling is held for seat allotment.
 

NEET PG 2024 Counselling

Only those who will qualify NEET PG 2024 exam with the minimum cut off percentile will be eligible to participate in the counselling for NEET PG 2024. NEET PG counselling comprises steps such as online registration, paying fee, filling preferences for college and course, seat allotment result, and reporting. Candidates must note that MCC conducts counselling for the allotment of 50% All India Quota seats while respective state counselling authorities conduct counselling for rest 50% seats. A total of 4 rounds of counselling is held for AIQ seat allotment. MCC conducts NEET PG counselling for admission to MD/MS/Diploma courses.

The process of NEET PG 2024 counselling involves registration, choice filling for college/course, seat allotment result, and reporting to the allotted institute. Admissions to the MD/MS/DNB course will be finalised on the basis of the counselling. MCC will conduct NEET PG 2024 seat allotment for 50 per cent AIQ, Deemed/Central Universities, ESIC/AFMS institutes. The respective state counselling authority are conducting the counselling session for the rest of the 50 per cent seats.

Online Registration for Counselling 

Aspirants are required to register themselves on the official website of MCC and fill the application form to participate in the NEET PG 2024 counselling. Only those candidates who will register on the official website of MCC will be able to participate in the NEET 2024 counselling. Qualifying NEET PG 2024 is compulsory for participating in the counselling. The application/registration process for counselling involves the following steps:

  • Creating a profile on the official website of MCC

  • Completing the application form of NEET PG 2024 counselling 

  • Uploading the required documents

  • Depositing the application fee for counselling (credit card/ debit card/ net banking)

  • Choice filling and locking

  • Printing a copy of the duly filled application form

NEET PG Reservation: The Revised Criteria

In 2021, Centre had approved 27 and 10 per cent NEET PG reservations for OBC and EWS candidates respectively in 50 per cent All India Quota seats. Candidates who belong to the OBC category (non-creamy layer) as per the Central OBC list, will compete for 50 per cent seats in government medical and dental colleges across the country via AIQ. Candidates don't need the domicile of any particular state for admission to 50 per cent AIQ seats. Similarly, those who belong to EWS (Economic Weaker Section) will be eligible for 10 per cent quota in NEET PG admission. Candidates of both categories need to produce the relevant documents at the time of admission. For candidates of SC and ST categories, there is already a reservation of 15 and 7.5 per cent respectively in NEET PG admission. 

The following Medical colleges are not covered by centralised admissions for MD/MS seats through NEET PG for 2024 session:

Also Read: NEET PG Seats in India: Check Seat Allocation Process & State-wise List

NEET PG 2024 Merit List

On the basis of the result, NBE prepares a NEET PG merit list. According to which seat allotment process takes place. The higher the position in the merit list better the college candidates get. NBE prepares the merit list on the basis of various criteria. Below are the four criteria upon which merit list will be prepared:

  • All India rank in the exam

  • All India 50 per cent quota rank

  • All India 50 per cent category rank

  • State quota or private medical colleges/ AFMS Rank 

NBE will release NEET PG 2024 merit list for 50% All India Quota seats. Candidates included in the merit list will be eligible to participate in the NEET PG 2024 counselling process. MCC will conduct counselling for 50% AIQ seats. 

Q:   How many rounds of counselling will be held for NEET PG 2024 counselling?

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A total of 4 rounds of NEET PG 2024 counselling will be held for 50% All India Quota seats by MCC. Candidates will have to register on the official website, mcc. nic.in to participate in the counselling rounds for NEET PG 2024. Registration will be followed by choice declaration for the counselling. Seats will be allotted based on NEET PG rank, choice declared by candidates, availability of seats in particular college and course, reservation factor etc. Candidates must note, respective state authorities will conduct the counselling for rest 50% seats.

 

Q:   What is the duration of NEET PG counselling?

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The duration of NEET PG counselling depends on number of vacant seats after each round. Usually, the counselling process goes on for over two months time. Each round of NEET PG counselling takes around 15-20 days time starting from registration to reporting. Initial rounds takes a bit more time than last rounds. Candidates have to register online and declare choice for college and course for seat allotment. Registration can be done on the official website. A total of 4 rounds of counselling is held for seat allotment. Based on choice declared by candidates, available seats, NEET PG rank, reservation factor etc. seats are allotted to candidates.

 

NEET PG 2024: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)



Q:   Will there be negative marking in the NEET PG exam?

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Yes. According to the exam pattern, mark is deducted for each wrong answer in NEET PG exam. For each right answer, candidates get 4 marks and for each wrong answer, -1 mark is deducted. As there is a provision of the negative marking in the exam, candidates are advised to answer only those questions where they have confidence of right answer, otherwise negative marking may put toll on overall score. NEET PG 2024 exam will be held on June 23, 2024. NBE will start application most likley in the last week of April. 

 

Q:   What is the internship deadline for NEET PG 2024?

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The internship deadline for NEET PG 2024 has been released. The internship deadline for NEET PG 2024 is August 15. Candidates who complete the internship on or before the deadline will be eligible for NEET PG 2024. Candidates will have to do online registration to submit NEET PG 2024 application form. NEET PG 2024 exam is scheduled to be held on June 23 in computer-based mode.

 

Q:   When will MCC held NEET PG 2024 counselling?

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MCC will announce the schedule for NEET PG 2024 counselling. The counselling will begin most likley in the second week of May. A total of 4 rounds of counselling is held for seat allocation. Candidates have to register on the official website, mcc.nic.in to participate in the counselling. It must be noted that MCC conducts counselling for 50% All India Quota seats while respective state authorities conduct counselling for rest 50% seats. The seat allotment result is released separately for each round.

 

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Yes, NEET PG is one of the valid entrance exams for admission into MD in Homeopathy programs in India.  Many universities and colleges accept NEET PG scores for their MD in Homeopathy admissions process, alongside AIAPGET. Please refer to the table below for the best MD in Homeopathy colleges in Ind

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You need to follow the following steps to apply for the NEET PG exam as a Nepali citizen:

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Tathagata Patra

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It was clearly indicated during NEET registration that the state of eligibility cannot be changed after the fee is paid. But, if you have not paid the fee, you can edit the field.

 

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Shubh Jain

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Answered 4 weeks ago

The edit window of NEET PG 2024 will be provided in two phases. In the first phase, candidates can edit their information in the application form, except name, nationality, email, mobile number and test city. In the second phase, candidates can edit their photograph, signature and thumb impression.

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Shubh Jain

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The last date for NEET PG registration 2024 is May 6, 2024 till 11:55 pm. As of now 28/04/2024 the link for editing the form has been closed. You cannot edit the form for now. To edit or to change the form details we need visit the official website. But, unfortunately now the edit links are closed.

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Vaibhav Nalawade

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No, it can be observed that NEET PG is necessarily not required for admission to Anaesthesia Technology colleges in Tamil Nadu as most of the colleges do accept students on merit basis. 

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Aneena Abraham

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Yes, as per the eligibility criteria of the Haryana NEET PG counselling process, it is mandatory to qualify for the NEET PG or NEET MDS entrance exams. Apart from that, candidates must fulfill other eligibility criteria stated by the counselling authorities of Haryana NEET PG, in terms of the intern

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