Frequently Asked Questions

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Candidates must follow the guidelines given below for successful uploading of Signature:

  1. Signature must be in black/blue ink with white background
  2. Scanner dpi should be 200 dpi
  3. The dimension of the image must be 6*3 cm (width*height)
  4. The image should be in .jpg/.jpeg format with size less than 80 Kb

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At the time of online filling of NEET PG application form, candidates will be required to choose the city in which he/she wants to take the exam. The choice of city will depend on availability of NEET PG exam centers in a particular city and the allotment will be done on first come first serve basis.

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NEET PG Exam will be held in online mode (computer-based test) on a single day in a single session.

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NEET PG exam comprises of 200 Multiple Choices Questions (MCQs) in English Language with single correct response. 

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The total number of questions in NEET PG medical entrance exam is 200.

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Each correct response in NEET PG carries four Marks. The total marks will be 800. 

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The duration of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test PG (NEET PG) is 3 hours 30 minutes.

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Yes. There shall be 25% negative marking for each incorrect answer.

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The subject-wise distribution of questions for NEET PG entrance exam is as follows:

  • Anatomy – 17 questions
  • Physiology – 17 questions
  • Biochemistry - 16 questions
  • Pathology - 25 questions
  • Pharmacology - 20 questions
  • Microbiology - 20 questions
  • Forensic Medicine – 10 questions
  • Social and Preventive Medicine – 25 questions
  • General Medicine including Dermatology & Venerelogy & Psychiatry – 45 questions
  • General Surgery including Orthopedics, Anaesthesia & Radiodiagnosis – 45 questions
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology – 30 questions
  • Paediatrics – 10 questions
  • ENT – 10 questions
  • Ophthalmology – 10 questions

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NEET PG Admit Card will be available from 12th April, 2021. Candidates can download NEET PG admit card from the official website of NBE.

Date: 26-11-19

NEET PG Admit Card for the academic session 2020-2021 will be made available to the applicants from 28 December 2019. Candidates can download NEET PG admit card from the official website of NBE.

Date: 20-09-19

NEET PG Admit Card will be made available to the applicants tentatively in the last week of December. Candidates can download NEET PG admit card from the official website of NBE.

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The following documents must be carried to the NEET PG exam center:

  • Printed copy of NEET PG Admit Card with Photo (35 X 45 mm indicating name of the candidate and date of capturing) pasted on it
  • Photocopy of Permanent or Provision State Medical Council or Medical Council of India Registration, to be retained by the test centre
  • Any one of the Government authorized Photo IDs (must be original, valid and non-expired)
            Driving License
            PAN Card
            Voter ID
            Passport
            Aadhar Card

  • Indian Citizen/OCI who have obtained undergraduate medical qualification outside India and do not possess MCI/SMC registration should bring their original Screening Test Pass Certificate
  • Foreign Nationals should bring their Passport along with any other document as a Proof of they being a medical practitioner in his/her own country

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Candidates will not be allowed to take the following items inside the NEET PG exam hall:

  • Any stationery item like notes, textual materials, pen, eraser, pen drive, etc
  • Any electronic device like mobile phone, earphones, calculator, Bluetooth, etc
  • Any ornament like ring, bracelet, chain, earring, necklace, etc
  • Items like wallet, handbag, goggle, cap, belt, etc
  • Any eatable item like soft drink, water bottle, etc

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The following shall be undertaken upon reporting of the candidate at the counter of test centre:

  1. Frisking by Security Guard: All the candidates will be frisked by the security guards before letting them to  enter examination center
  2. ID verification: All documents will be checked in original
  3. Capturing of Left/Right Thumb Prints and Photographs: As a security measure, digital image of the reporting candidates will be captured and taken on record

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NEET PG result will be declared tentatively by 31st May, 2021.

Date: 20-09-19

NEET PG result will be declared tentatively by 31 January.


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The qualifying percentile for NEET PG is as follows:

  • General Category: 50th Percentile
  • SC/ST/OBC (including PWD of SC/ST/OBC) Category: 40th Percentile
  • UR PWD Category: 45th Percentile

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As per the academic session 2019-20, the cutoff scores for NEET PG exam for different categories were as follows:

  • General Category: 340
  • SC/ST/OBC (including PWD of SC/ST/OBC) Category: 295
  • UR PWD Category: 317

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The validity of NEET PG result is limited for the current PG medical admission session and cannot be carried forward for the next admission session.

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All India Rank in NEET PG is the overall merit position of the candidate amongst all the candidates who have appeared for NEET PG exam.

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All India 50% quota category rank in NEET PG is the overall merit position of the candidates in the categories like OBC, SC or ST as opted by the candidates in NEET PG application form.

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In case of two or more candidates obtaining same marks in NEET PG exam, the merit position shall be determined following tie-breaker criteria in descending order as given below:

  • Candidate having more number of correct responses.
  • Candidate having less number of negative responses. 
  • Candidate who is older in age.
  • Candidate scoring higher aggregate marks.



Date: 20-09-19

In case of two or more candidates obtaining same marks in NEET PG exam, the merit position shall be determined following tie-breaker criteria in descending order as given below:

  • Candidate having lesser number of negative responses in the entire paper including all Parts will be placed at a better merit position
  • Candidate scoring higher marks in Part C of the NEET PG question paper will be placed at a better merit position
  • Candidate having lesser number of negative responses in Part C of the NEET PG question paper will be placed at a better merit position
  • Candidate scoring higher marks in Part B of the NEET PG question paper will be placed at a better merit position

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NEET PG shall be the only entrance exam for PG medical admission, which will include the following:

  • All India 50% quota seats (all States except J & K)
  • State quota seats (including the State of J & K)
  • All Private medical colleges & deemed universities in the country
  • Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions
  • DNB Broad Specialty Courses

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No. AIIMS conduct their own entrance exam. It is mandatory to appear in AIIMS exam and obtain required score for admission to PG medical courses in AIIMS institutions. In addition to AIIMS, the following institutions are not covered under Centralized Counselling for PG medical admission through NEET PG:

  • JIPMER Pondicherry
  • PGIMER Chandigarh
  • NIMHANS Bangalore
  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum

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