NEET PG 2023 Syllabus PDF: Check Topic & Subject-wise Distribution of Questions

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduation 2022 ( NEET PG )

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NEET PG 2023 syllabus is prepared by NBE. The NEET PG syllabus comprises subject areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by the Medical Council of India. It is important for a candidate to go through the syllabus of NEET PG 2023 before starting his/ her preparation as it comprises topics and subjectwise weightage. NEET PG syllabus will give the test taker an idea of the topics that he/she needs to prepare for the examination. NBE does not prescribe the syllabus of NEET PG word by word, candidates can thus refer to the syllabus prescribed by the Medical Council of India. NEET PG syllabus includes basically subjects which were taught in MBBS course. The syllabus of NEET PG covers topics from Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical and Clinical sections. Read the complete article to know the topics covered and other aspects related to NEET PG syllabus 2023.

Subjects in NEET PG 2023 Syllabus

Pre-clinical Subjects

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry

Para-Clinical Subjects

  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Social and Preventive Medicine

Clinical Subjects

  • Medicine Dermatology and Venereology
  • Surgery, Orthopaedics and Anaesthesia,
  • Radiodiagnosis
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • ENT

NEET PG Syllabus 2023: Topics for Pre-Clinical Subjects

NEET PG 2023 syllabus for Anatomy

  1. Anatomical terminology
  2. General features of bones & Joints
  3. General features of Muscle
  4. General features of skin and fascia
  5. General features of the cardiovascular system
  6. General Features of lymphatic system
  7. Introduction to the nervous system
  8. Features of individual bones (Upper Limb)
  9. Pectoral region
  10. Axilla, Shoulder and Scapular region
  11. Arm & Cubital fossa
  12. Forearm & hand (General Features, Joints, radiographs & surface marking)
  13. Features of individual bones (Lower Limb)
  14. Front & Medial side of thigh
  15. Gluteal region & back of thigh
  16. Hip Joint
  17. Knee joint, Anterolateral compartment of leg & dorsum of foot
  18. Back of Leg & Sole (General Features, Joints, radiographs & surface marking)
  19. Thoracic cage
  20. Heart & Pericardium
  21. Mediastinum
  22. Lungs & Trachea
  23. Thorax
  24. Skull osteology
  25. Scalp
  26. Face & parotid region
  27. Posterior triangle of neck
  28. Cranial cavity
  29. Orbit
  30. Anterior Triangle
  31. Temporal and Infratemporal regions
  32. Submandibular region
  33. Deep structures in the neck
  34. Mouth, Pharynx & Palate
  35. Cavity of Nose
  36. Larynx
  37. Tongue
  38. Organs of hearing and equilibrium
  39. Eyeball
  40. Back Region
  41. Head & neck Joints, Histology, Development, Radiography & Surface marking
  42. Anterior abdominal wall
  43. Posterior abdominal wall
  44. Male external genitalia
  45. Abdominal cavity
  46. Pelvic wall and viscera
  47. Perineum
  48. Vertebral column
  49. Sectional Anatomy
  50. Histology & Embryology
  51. Osteology
  52. Radiodiagnosis
  53. Surface marking
  54. Meninges & CSF
  55. Spinal Cord
  56. Medulla Oblongata
  57. Pons
  58. Cerebellum
  59. Midbrain
  60. Cranial nerve nuclei & Cerebral hemispheres
  61. Ventricular System
  62. Epithelium histology
  63. Connective tissue histology
  64. Muscle histology
  65. Nervous tissue histology
  66. Blood Vessels
  67. Glands & Lymphoid tissue
  68. Bone & Cartilage
  69. Integumentary System
  70. Chromosomes
  71. Patterns of Inheritance
  72. Principle of Genetics, Chromosomal Aberrations & Clinical Genetics
  73. Introduction to embryology
  74. Gametogenesis and fertilization
  75. Second week of development
  76. 3rd to 8th week of development
  77. Fetal membranes
  78. Prenatal Diagnosis
  79. Ethics in Anatomy

NEET PG syllabus for Biochemistry 

  1. Basic Biochemistry
  2. Enzyme
  3. Chemistry and Metabolism of Carbohydrates
  4. Chemistry and Metabolism of Lipids
  5. Chemistry and Metabolism of Proteins
  6. Metabolism and homeostasis
  7. Molecular biology
  8. Nutrition
  9. Extracellular Matrix
  10. Oncogenesis and immunity
  11. Biochemical Laboratory Tests

NEET PG syllabus for Physiology

  1. General Physiology
  2. Haematology
  3. Nerve and Muscle Physiology
  4. Gastro-intestinal Physiology
  5. Cardiovascular Physiology (CVS)
  6. Respiratory Physiology
  7. Renal Physiology
  8. Endocrine Physiology
  9. Reproductive Physiology
  10. Neurophysiology
  11. Integrated Physiology

NEET PG Syllabus 2023: Topics to be Covered for Para-Clinical Subjects

NEET PG syllabus for Pathology 

  1. Introduction to Pathology
  2. Cell Injury and Adaptation
  3. Amyloidosis
  4. Inflammation
  5. Healing and repair
  6. Hemodynamic disorders
  7. Neoplastic disorders
  8. Basic diagnostic cytology
  9. Immunopathology and AIDS
  10. Infections and Infestations
  11. Genetic and paediatric diseases
  12. Environmental and nutritional diseases
  13. Introduction to haematology
  14. Microcytic anemia
  15. Macrocytic anemia
  16. Hemolytic anemia
  17. Aplastic anemia
  18. Leukocyte disorders
  19. Lymph node and spleen
  20. Plasma cell disorders
  21. Hemorrhagic disorders
  22. Blood banking and transfusion
  23. Clinical Pathology (Tumors)
    • Gastrointestinal tract
    • Hepatobiliary system
    • Respiratory system
    • Cardiovascular system
    • Urinary Tract
    • Male Genital Tract
    • Female Genital Tract
    • Breast
    • Endocrine system
    • Bone and soft tissue
    • Skin
    • Central Nervous System
    • Eye

NEET PG syllabus for Pharmacology

  1. Basic principles of Pharmacology
  2. Clinical Pharmacy
  3. Clinical Pharmacology
  4. Experimental Pharmacology
  5. Communication

NEET PG syllabus for Microbiology

  1. General Microbiology and Immunity
  2. CVS and Blood
  3. Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system
  4. Musculoskeletal system skin and soft tissue infections
  5. Central Nervous System infections
  6. Respiratory tract infections
  7. Genitourinary & Sexually transmitted infections
  8. Zoonotic diseases and miscellaneous

NEET PG syllabus for Forensic Medicine

  1. General Information
  2. Forensic Pathology
  3. Clinical Forensic Medicine
  4. Medical Jurisprudence (Medical Law and ethics)
  5. Forensic Psychiatry
  6. Forensic Laboratory investigation in medical legal practice
  7. Emerging technologies in Forensic Medicine
  8. General Toxicology
  9. Chemical Toxicology
  10. Pharmaceutical Toxicology
  11. Biotoxicology
  12. Sociomedical Toxicology
  13. Environmental Toxicology
  14. Skills in Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

NEET PG syllabus for Preventive and Social Medicine

  1. Concept of Health and Disease
  2. Relationship of social and behavioural to health and disease
  3. Environmental Health Problems
  4. Principles of health promotion and education
  5. Nutrition
  6. Basic statistics and its applications
  7. Epidemiology
  8. Epidemiology of communicable and non- communicable diseases
  9. Demography and vital statistics
  10. Reproductive maternal and child health
  11. Occupational Health
  12. Geriatric services
  13. Disaster Management
  14. Hospital waste management
  15. Mental Health
  16. Health planning and management
  17. Health care of the community
  18. International Health
  19. Essential Medicine
  20. Recent advances in Community Medicine

NEET PG Syllabus 2023: Topics to be Covered for Clinical Subjects

NEET PG syllabus for Orthopaedics

  1. Skeletal Trauma, Poly trauma
  2. Fractures
  3. Musculoskeletal Infection
  4. Skeletal Tuberculosis
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis and associated inflammatory disorders
  6. Degenerative disorders
  7. Metabolic bone disorders
  8. Poliomyelitis
  9. Cerebral Palsy
  10. Bone Tumors
  11. Peripheral nerve injuries
  12. Congenital lesions
  13. Procedural Skills
  14. Counselling Skills

NEET PG syllabus for ENT

  1. Anatomy and Physiology of ear, nose, throat, head & neck
  2. Clinical Skills
  3. Diagnostic and Therapeutic procedures in ENT
  4. Management of diseases of ear, nose & throat

NEET PG syllabus for Surgery

  1. Metabolic response to injury
  2. Shock
  3. Blood and blood components
  4. Burns
  5. Wound healing and wound care
  6. Surgical infections
  7. Surgical Audit and Research
  8. Ethics
  9. Investigation of surgical patient
  10. Pre, intra and post-operative management
  11. Anaesthesia and pain management
  12. Nutrition and fluid therapy
  13. Transplantation
  14. Basic Surgical Skills
  15. Biohazard disposal
  16. Minimally invasive General Surgery
  17. Trauma
  18. Skin and subcutaneous tissue
  19. Developmental anomalies of face, mouth and jaws
  20. Oropharyngeal cancer
  21. Disorders of salivary glands
  22. Endocrine General Surgery:
    • Thyroid and parathyroid
    • Adrenal glands
    • Pancreas
  23. Breast
  24. Cardio-thoracic General Surgery- Chest - Heart and Lungs
  25. Vascular disease
  26. Abdomen
  27. Urinary System
  28. Penis, Testis and scrotum

NEET PG syllabus for Ophthalmology

  1. Visual Acuity Assessment
  2. Lids and Adnexa, Orbit
  3. Conjunctiva
  4. Corneas
  5. Sclera
  6. Iris and Anterior chamber
  7. Lens
  8. Retina & optic Nerve

NEET PG syllabus for Medicine

  1. Heart Failure
  2. Acute Myocardial Infarction/ IHD
  3. Pneumonia
  4. Fever and febrile syndromes
  5. Liver disease
  6. HIV
  7. Rheumatologic problems
  8. Hypertension
  9. Anemia
  10. Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic renal failure
  11. Diabetes Mellitus
  12. Thyroid dysfunction
  13. Common malignancies
  14. Obesity
  15. GI bleeding
  16. Diarrheal disorder
  17. Headache
  18. Cerebrovascular accident
  19. Movement disorders
  20. Envenomation
  21. Poisoning
  22. Mineral, Fluid Electrolyte and Acid base Disorder
  23. Nutritional and Vitamin Deficiencies
  24. Geriatrics
  25. Miscellaneous Infections (e.g. Leptospirosis, Rabies, Tetanus)
  26. The role of the physician in the community

NEET PG syllabus for Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  1. Demographic and Vital Statistics
  2. Anatomy of the female reproductive tract (Basic anatomy and embryology)
  3. Physiology of conception
  4. Development of the fetus and the placenta
  5. Preconception counselling
  6. Diagnosis of pregnancy
  7. Maternal Changes in pregnancy
  8. Antenatal Care
  9. Complications in early pregnancy
  10. Antepartum haemorrhage
  11. Multiple pregnancies
  12. Medical Disorders in pregnancy
  13. Labour
  14. Abnormal Lie and Presentation; Maternal Pelvis
  15. Operative obstetrics
  16. Complications of the third stage
  17. Lactation
  18. Care of the new born
  19. Normal and abnormal puerperium
  20. Medical termination of pregnancy
  21. Contraception
  22. Vaginal discharge
  23. Normal and abnormal puberty
  24. Abnormal uterine bleeding
  25. Amenorrhea
  26. Genital injuries and fistulae
  27. Genital infections
  28. Infertility
  29. Uterine fibroids
  30. PCOS and hirsutism
  31. Uterine prolapse
  32. Menopause
  33. Benign, Pre-malignant (CIN) and Malignant Lesions of the Cervix
  34. Benign and malignant diseases of the uterus and the ovaries

NEET PG syllabus for Paediatrics

  1. Normal Growth and Development
  2. Common problems related to Growth
  3. Common problems related to Development -1 (Developmental delay , Cerebral palsy)
  4. Common problems related to Development-2 (Scholastic backwardness, Learning Disabilities , Autism , ADHD)
  5. Common problems related to behavior
  6. Adolescent Health & common problems related to Adolescent Health
  7. To promote and support optimal Breast feeding for Infants
  8. Complementary Feeding
  9. Normal nutrition, assessment and monitoring
  10. Provide nutritional support , assessment and monitoring for common nutritional problems
  11. Obesity in children
  12. Micronutrients in Health and disease-1 (Vitamins ADEK, B Complex and C)
  13. Micronutrients in Health and disease -2: Iron, Iodine, Calcium, Magnesium
  14. Toxic elements and free radicals and oxygen toxicity
  15. Fluid and electrolyte balance
  16. Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI) Guideline
  17. The National Health programs: NHM
  18. The National Health Programs: RCH
  19. National Programs, RCH - Universal Immunizations program
  20. Care of the Normal New born, and High risk New born
  21. Genito-Urinary system
  22. Approach to and recognition of a child with possible Rheumatologic problem
  23. Cardiovascular system- Heart Diseases
  24. Diarrhoeal diseases and Dehydration
  25. Malabsorption
  26. Acute and chronic liver disorders
  27. Pediatric Emergencies – Common Pediatric Emergencies
  28. Respiratory system
  29. Anemia and other Hemato-oncologic disorders in children
  30. Systemic Pediatrics-Central Nervous system
  31. Allergic Rhinitis , Atopic Dermatitis, Bronchial Asthma , Urticaria Angioedema
  32. Chromosomal Abnormalities
  33. Endocrinology
  34. Vaccine preventable Diseases - Tuberculosis

NEET PG syllabus for Psychiatry

  1. Doctor patient relationship
  2. Mental health
  3. Introduction to psychiatry
  4. Psychotic disorders (e.g. alcohol and substance abuse disorders, schizophrenia)
  5. Depression
  6. Bipolar disorders
  7. Anxiety disorders
  8. Stress related disorders
  9. Somatoform disorders
  10. Personality disorders
  11. Psychosomatic disorders
  12. Psychosexual and gender identity disorders
  13. Psychiatric disorders in childhood and adolescence
  14. Mental retardation
  15. Psychiatric disorders in the elderly
  16. Psychiatric emergencies
  17. Therapeutics

NEET PG syllabus for Dermatology

  1. Acne
  2. Vitiligo
  3. Papulosquamous disorders
  4. Lichen Planus
  5. Scabies
  6. Pediculosis
  7. Fungal Infections
  8. Viral infections
  9. Leprosy
  10. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  11. HIV
  12. Dermatitis and Eczema
  13. Vesicubullous Lesions
  14. Urticaria Angioedema
  15. Pyoderma
  16. Collagen Vascular disease
  17. Nutritional Deficiencies and Skin
  18. Systemic diseases and skin

NEET PG syllabus for Radiology

Radiological investigations and Radiation safety

NEET PG syllabus for Radiotherapy

  1. Principles of Radiation Oncology (Radiotherapy)
  2. Radiation Protection
  3. Radiobiology & Chemoradiation
  4. Radiation Treatment Delivery & outcome
  5. Cancer Prevention & Registries

NEET PG syllabus for Anaesthesia

  1. Anaesthesiology as a specialty
  2. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  3. Preoperative evaluation and medication
  4. General Anaesthesia
  5. Regional anaesthesia
  6. Post-anaesthesia recovery
  7. Intensive Care Management
  8. Pain and its management
  9. Fluids
  10. Patient safety

For more details on the above-mentioned subjects, please visit mciindia.org

Importance to Know NEET PG Syllabus

NEET PG syllabus is one of the basic resources which play a key role in overall preparation. Some of the advantages of knowing NEET PG 2022 syllabus are as follows: 

  • The syllabus helps candidates to plan things in a systematic and organised manner
  • They get to know what all subjects have to be prepared  for the exam
  • Knowing the syllabus of NEET PG, candidates get an idea about topics in each subject
  • Students get an idea of which topic is lengthy and it will take more time in terms of preparation
  • With NEET PG syllabus in mind, students can make topicwise study plan

NEET PG Pattern 2023 

Along with NEET PG syllabus, candidates need to ahve idea about exam patern as well. The exam pattern provides an insight about the test paper thereby candidates able to plan in advance. NEET PG 2023 exam pattern is given in the table below:

Particulars

Details

Mode of the examination

Online
Medium of the examination English (only)
Duration of the examination 3.5 hours
Total marks 800
Number of questions 200
Type of questions Multiple-choice questions
Negative marking Yes

NEET PG 2023 Syllabus: Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

Q. Who releases NEET PG 2022 Syllabus?

A. NEET PG 2023 syllabus comprises subject areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by the Medical Council of India. NBE does not prescribe the syllabus of NEET PG word by word, however, candidates may refer to the syllabus prescribed by the Medical Council of India.

Q. How many sections comprise NEET PG syllabus 2023?

A. NEET PG 2023 syllabus comprises three sections, Pre Clinical, Para clinical, and Clinical.

Q. How many topics will be there in NEET PG 2023 Pre-Clinical syllabus?

A. NEET PG 2023 Pre-Clinical syllabus consists of three topics, Anatomy, Physiology, and Biochemistry. These are further divided into subtopics.

Q. Which topics will have more weightage in NEET PG 2023 exam?

A. Though there is no official announcement regarding weightage, candidates may get some hints from last year’s exam pattern. As per the last year’s data maximum weightage are from Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics & Anesthesia Medicine Dermatology etc.

Q. How many mark questions will be there in NEET PG 2023 exam?

A. There will be 200 questions of total 800 marks and candidates will get three and half hours to answer the same.

Q. Will there be a negative marking in NEET PG 2023 exam?

A. Yes, there will be a negative marking. For each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted.
 

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I have 333 marks in NEET PG 2022. Which branch can I get in PG?

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Sumit naroliya

Guide-Level 12

3 weeks ago

With a score of 333/720, you have certain chances of getting a government seat for BHMS and B.A.M.S. You may also have chances in BDS or management quota MBBS also. I can't tell anything exactly as you haven't mentioned a category and domicile.

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I am from Pune. How do I prepare for NEET PG or NEET UG?

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3 weeks ago

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I am a Bangladeshi medical student and my nationality is Bangladeshi. Is it possible for me to apply for NEET PG exam in India?

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titir santra

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

Yes, anyone can apply for the NEET PG exam in india.

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In application, I had entered my category as general. But I belong to OBC. I got 245 marks, am I eligible for counselling?

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Sumit naroliya

Guide-Level 12

a month ago

Hi there, now its too late to change the category. With the results being released and the counselling dates scheduled, you cannot change the Category. And we are afraid if you donot produce a valid category Certificate your admission might stand cancelled. You may not be eligible for counseling ...Hi there, now its too late to change the category. With the results being released and the counselling dates scheduled, you cannot change the Category. And we are afraid if you donot produce a valid category Certificate your admission might stand cancelled. You may not be eligible for counseling than.

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What is the scope for marine medicine in India? What is the expected NEET PG cut off rank for MD marine medicine in INHS Asvini?

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Akashjot Kaur

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

Marine Medicine is a medicinal branch that includes hyperbaric medicine, maritime medicine, diving medicine and submarine medicine. Their are only 2 seats for MD marine in inhs Ashvini college.

b

What was the previous year NEET PG cut off rank for MD Aerospace Medicine for priority 5 candidates?

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Akashjot Kaur

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

Rank 250 and above was the Cut off mark for Aeronautical Engineering

M

Is there freedom fighter quota in NEET PG exam?

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Sumit naroliya

Guide-Level 12

a month ago

Hi there, Yes. There are reserved seats for blood relatives of freedom fighters (son, daughter, grandchildren etc. ). But not all states have this quota, and this quota is not applicable to ALL INDIA LEVEL.

R

Why jipmer but not aiims? Can we do PG after completing MBBS in jipmer without attending NEET PG exam? Advantages of jipmer?

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Shivang agarwal

Contributor-Level 9

2 months ago

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) is considered the best Institute for the MBBS course. To talk of the advantages of studying, here are some:JIPMER is an autonomous institution. So, it has the power of setting up its own system, academic curriculum and e...Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) is considered the best Institute for the MBBS course. To talk of the advantages of studying, here are some:
JIPMER is an autonomous institution. So, it has the power of setting up its own system, academic curriculum and evaluation process. It doesn't fall under the authority of MCI (NMC). As per previous records, JIPMER had a certain Quota for PG seats to its MBBS students. JIPMER has one of the best teaching faculty members in India. Some of them are authors of various renowned medical books. Their approach towards the students are very much appreciated. Their method of teaching is undoubtedly the best (from my perspective). It becomes easy for a Medical student to understand a concept.

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I got 1797rank. Can I get general medicine at Delhi government medical College as an OBC?

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Sumit naroliya

Guide-Level 12

2 months ago

The cut off score of colleges varies from city to city and according to current situation the exact cut off is not yet declared but I suggest you should try to check eligibility on basis of NEET/AIMS score to see the further information.

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