NEET PG 2018 Books to Help Students Strategize Better!

Vinod Sharma updated on : 23 Nov 2017
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NEET PG 2018 books to help students get the detailed knowledge to ensure they crack NEET PG 2018 exam with flying colors.

NEET PG Books

NEET PG 2018 books will surely ease the fatigue of aspirants and enable them to prepare for one of the most coveted exams in the medical field, NEET PG 2018 that is, in the most efficient and effective ways possible. With the best of NEET PG books in their hands, not only candidates can make their preparation strategy accordingly but also avoid being caught in the hype of referring to every bit of information and every related book available online or in brick and mortar stores, which may do more harm than good. The reason being, referring to too many books for NEET PG 2018 can confuse students for every author has a different way to explain the same concept besides wasting too much of time in the process.

Therefore, referring to quality study material and NEET PG 2018 books to get a thorough knowledge of the subjects and corresponding areas is of utmost importance and will do the trick for the aspirants. Best books for NEET PG exam will help students secure a place in NEET PG cut off. It will further enable them to get a high score in NEET PG 2018 result. Besides NEET PG books, developing the strategic and customized preparation strategy in order to secure a high rank in NEET PG 2018 merit list, as per their respective categories, will ensure a seat in any of the top ranking medical colleges as well as deemed universities in all the states across India. All the medical and dental colleges in India will accept and fill their seats basis NEET PG 2018 result.

Using the best books for NEET PG exam will not only help aspirants to secure a place in NEET PG cut off but also pursue their master's degree in the specialization of their likings from the top medical colleges - government and private - as well as top dental colleges basis their graduation degrees (BDS or MBBS). 

NEET PG 2018 Syllabus for MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses  

Before recommending NEET PG 2018 books, it is highly important that candidates know the syllabus for NEET PG exam. For this purpose, we are providing NEET PG syllabus for candidates which is a detailed segregation of subject with corresponding topics and marks weightage given to each subject.

NEET PG Books for MS, MD, Diploma Courses   

Referring to NEET PG 2018 books recommend hereunder will help candidates prepare for the exam in the efficient and effective ways possible. Check them out here. In addition to this, the books recommended here are chosen best and are frequently used by students to prepare for the NEET exam at post graduate level. Besides this, students are also advised to keep NEET PG syllabus in mind when preparing for the exam. 

NEET PG 2018 Books for MD/MS/Diploma Courses

S. No

Subjects

Author's Name

Book Name

1

Pediatrics

O P Ghai

Essential Pediatrics

Aravind Arora

Self Assessment and Review of Paediatrics

2

Pathology

Robbins & Vinay Kumar 

Pathologic Basis of Disease

Sparsh Gupta & Gobind Rai Garg

Review of Pathology and Genetics

3

Pharmacology

K D Tripathy

Essentials Of Medical Pharmacology 

Sparsh Gupta & Gobind Rai Garg

Review of Pharmacology

4

SPM

Park 

Text Book Of Preventive & Social Medicine

Vivek Jain 

Review of Preventive & Social Medicine

 Aravind Arora

Self Assessment and Review of Preventive & Social Medicine

 

Microbiology

Rachana Chaurasiya

Self-Assessment and Review of Microbiology and Immunology

5

Anshul Jain

6

Forensic Medicine

Narayan Reddy

The Essentials Of Forensic Medicine And Toxicology

7

Biochemistry

Sreekumari

Textbook of Biochemistry for Medical Students

8

OBG

Sakshi Arora

Self Assessment & Review Gynecology

Sheila Balakrishnan

Clincial Case Discussions in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

9

Medicine

Harrison

Principles of Internal Medicine

 Mudit Khanna

Self Assessment & Review of Medicine

Amit Ashish

Self Assessment & Review Medicine 2Vols

10

Anatomy

Rachana Chaurasiya

Self-Assessment and Review of Microbiology and Immunology

11

Surgery

Bailey

Short Practice of Surgery

Ashish Gupta 

Review Of Postgraduate Medical Entrance Examination

12

ENT

Sakshi Arora

Self Assessment and Review: ENT

Shibbu George

Smart Study Series: ENT and Head & Neck Surgery

Smart Study Series ENT

Dhingra

Diseases of EAR, Nose & Throat

13

Ophthamology

Across

Across: A Complete Review of Short Sub (Skin, Anae.Radi.Nuclear Med.Psych, Opthal, Ortho)

 Parson

Parsons' Diseases of the Eye

14

Physiology

Ganong

Ganong'S Rev Of Med Physiology

Other than this, here are some other NEET PG 2018 books that can add a considerable value to NEET PG preparation. Please check below for the additional books. On the other hand, it is equally important for the students to keep NEET PG exam pattern in mind. This will also help them make an effective strategy and implement in a better way.

  • AIIMS PG Medical Entrance Exam with Answers by Gupta, Krishnamurthy & Sethi
  • Postgraduate Medical Entrance Exam by Amit Tripathi, Ashish Gupta Volume 2
  • DAMS Beat NEET by Sumer K Sethi
  • Self Assesment and Review of NEET Pattern Question: Volume 1 by Arvind Arora
  • All India PG Medical Entrance Exam with Answers by Gupta, Krishnamurthy & Sethi
  • DNB CET Review for Primary and Post Diploma by Vaibhav Bharat, Ishad Aggarwal
  • Self-Assessment and Review of NEET Pattern Question: Volume 3
  • Postgraduate Medical Entrance Exam by Amit Tripathi, Ashish Gupta Volume 3

NEET PG Books for MDS

Other than NEET PG books for medical and PG diploma courses, those who want to know the best books for NEET MDS 2018 exam which is held to give admissions to government and private dental colleges throughout India. Please find the best books for NEET MDS exam mentioned hereunder. 

S.No Author Name Book Name
1 Gowri Shankar Den-Test -Clinical Sciences
2 Gowri Shankar Dentest Clinical Sciences 
3 Gowri Shankar DenTest Basic Sciences
4 Akhil Rajput, Neeraj Wadhawan All India Post Graduate Dental Entrance Examination
5 Sembulingam  Essentials Of Physiology For Dental Students
6 K. Satheesh Kumar Reddy Dental Pulse Set
7 K Park  Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine
8  Brad W. Neville, Douglas D. Damm, Carl M. Allen DDS MSD, Jerry Bouquot MSD   Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
9 Rajendran Shafer's TB of Oral Pathology
10 Shenoy Phillips' Science of Dental Materials
11 HL Sharma, KK Sharma, DK Gupta   Dental Pharmacology
12 Singh Inderbir Human Embryology 
13  Ongole  TB of Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis and Oral Radiology
14 Manappallil John J  Basic Dental Materials
15 Mahalaxmi  Materials Used in Dentistry
16  Wadhwan Practical Manual Of Oral Pathology And Microbiology 
17 Singi Yatiraj Pathology and Microbiology 
18  Bailoor  Fundamentals Of Oral Medicine & Radiology 
19 Sahitya Reddy Essentials of Periodontology
20  Nayak  Textbook of Periodontology and Oral Implantology
21 Avery, Chiego Essentials of Oral Histology and Embryology 
22  Jose M Essentials of Oral Biology : Oral Anatomy Histology Physiology & Embryology
23 J. Kenneth Benson Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Secrets
24 Din Lam, Daniel Laskin Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Review: A Study Guide
25 Peter Essentials Of Public Health and Dentistry
26 Dr. Sudha Shivraj, Dr. Satish Kumar Amarnath, Dr. Sheela Devi   Essentials of General Pathology
27  Bansal  General Pathology and Microbiology Questions and Answers
28  Rataboli Clinical Pharmacology and Rational Theraupetics 
29 Kulkarni Dental Supreme
30  Gerard J. Chiche Esthetics of Anterior Fixed Prosthodontics
31 V. Gopikrishna Preclinical Manual of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

NEET PG Books and Previous Year Question Papers

Besides NEET PG 2018 Books, to help students get a better idea of NEET PG exam pattern we are providing here NEET PG previous year question papers. With these question papers, students can better understand the kind of questions asked and the difficulty levels at one hand and better their speed, accuracy and develop an effective strategy on the other.

NEET PG Question Paper for 2012

NEET PG Question Paper for 2013

NEET PG Question Paper for 2014

NEET PG Question Paper for 2015

NEET PG Question Paper for 2016

NEET PG Books and Syllabus for Medical Courses

S. No

 Subjects

NEET PG 2018 Topics to Cover

 Marks

1

Microbiology

Infections of bones and joints, Virology, Bacteriology, Immunology, Mycology, Methods and Techniques, etc.

20

2

 Forensic Medicine

Injuries and wounds, Starvation, Poisoning, Psychotropic drugs, Mechanical Asphyxia, Post mortem changes, Death, Thermal death, Autopsy, Medical Jurisprudence, Sexual offences and Abortion and Asphyxiants.

10

3

Ophthalmology

Disease of Uveal tract, lens, lacrimal apparatus, conjunctiva, Glaucoma, vitreous,  Retina, Vision and neuro-ophthalmology cornea, sclera, lids, orbit, Ocular injuries, Strabismus and Nystagmus. Anatomy and development of eye, Clinical methods in ophthalmology, Optics and refraction.
Basic principles of ocular therapy, Systemic ophthalmology, Community Ophthalmology etc.

10

4

 Psychiatry

Schizophrenia, Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders, Adjustment disorders, Cognitive disorders, Somatoform disorders. Also Impulse control disorders, Sexual disorders, Eating, Sleep and Personality disorders.

10

5

 Biochemistry

Red and white blood cells, Homeostasis, thrombosis, Muscles and the cytoskeleton, Plasma proteins and immunoglobulin, Metabolism of xenobiotics, Human genome project, Function and replication of informational macromolecules, Biochemistry of extracellular and intracellular communication, Nutrition, Digestion and Absorption. Also Vitamins and minerals, Structures and functions of proteins and Enzymes, Intracellular traffic and sorting of proteins, Glycoprotein, The extracellular matrix,  Metabolism of proteins and amino acids, Bioenergetics, metabolism of Carbohydrate and lipids.

15

6

Medicine Dermatology and venereology

Infectious diseases, Haematological Disease, Medical Oncology Haematological Malignancy, Renal Disease, Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetic Disorders, Water electrolyte and acid base balance, Tropical Medicine, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Cardiovascular disease and Clinical Immunology. Also Nutrition, Gastrointestinal disease, Liver, Rheumatology,  Bone Disease, Drug therapy and Poisoning, Environmental Medicine, Biliary Tract and Pancreatic Disease, Intensive Care Medicine, Respiratory Disease, Endocrine disease, Diabetes Mellitus, Metabolic Disorders and Neurological disease. Dermatology:  Papulo vesicular disorders, Systemic disorders, Leprosy, Scabies, Pediculosis, Fungal infections, Papulosquamous disorders, STD,  Malignant Skin disease, Disorders of Pigmentation, Allergic disorders etc .

37

7

Pathology

General Pathology of Infectious Diseases, Nutritional Diseases, Blood vessels, Cell injury, Cell Death and Adaptations, Acute Inflammation, Thrombosis And Shock, Tissue Repair, Regeneration, Hemodynamic Disorders, Diseases of the immune system Neoplasia Healing and Fibrosis. Genetic and paediatric Diseases, Heart, Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Systems, Lung, Kidney and its Collection system, Gastrointestinal Tract, Oral Cavity, Liver, Gallbladder, Biliary tract, Genital System, Pancreas, Endocrine system, Musculoskeletal, Skin and Nervous System.

25

8

Pharmacology

Drugs Acting on Autonomic Nervous system, Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System, Antimicrobial Drugs, General Pharmacological Principles, Drugs Acting on kidney, Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases, Cardiovascular Drugs, Gastrointestinal Drugs, Drugs Affecting Blood and Blood Formation, Autacoids and Related Drugs, Respiratory and Related Drugs, Hormones and Related Drugs.

20

9

Social and Preventive Medicine

Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases, Epidemiologic Methods, Principles of Epidemiology, Screening for Disease. Preventive Medicine in Obstetrics Paediatrics and Geriatrics, Demography and Family Planning, Epidemiology of chronic, Non-Communicable Diseases and Conditions, Nutrition & Health, Social Sciences and Health. Occupational, Information and Basic Medical Statistics, Genetics, Mental and Health, Health Planning and Management, Communication for Health Education, Environment and Health, International Health etc

25

10

Paediatrics

Growth, Development, Growth Disorders, Macronutrient Disorders, Adolescent Health and Development, Nutrition Fluids and electrolytes.  Immunity and Immunization, Newborn infants, Infectious diseases, Common Protozoa & Helminthic infections, Micronutrient in health & Disease, Gastrointestinal System and Liver Diseases, Haematological disorders, Ear Nose and Throat Disease.  Kidney and Urinary Tract Disorders, Cardiovascular System Disorders, Respiratory System, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders, Malignancy in Childhood, Neuromuscular Disorders, Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Collagen Vascular Disorders, Genetic Disorders.  Pediatric Critical Care, Common Skin Disorders And Leprosy, Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disorders, Integrated Management of Childhood Illness,, Practical Procedures, Rational drug therapy, Poisoning and Accidents.

15

11

 Anatomy

The thorax, The Abdomen, The Pelvis, The perineum, The upper limb, The lower limb, The Head and Neck, The Back, Miscellaneous Topics

15

12

Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics & Anaesthesia

Anaesthesia: Regional Anaesthesia, General Anaesthesia, Anaesthesia Drugs, Critical Care and Anaesthesia in Coexisting Diseases ENT: Salivary Glands, Diseases of Oral Cavity, Diseases of Pharynx, Diseases of Ear, Diseases of Nose and Paranasal Sinuses, Diseases of Larynx and Trachea.  Diseases of Recent advances, Esophagus, Clinical methods in ENT, Neck, Operative surgery. Orthopaedics 
Fractures and Injuries, Bone tumours, CTEV, PIVD, Back pain, Degenerative and metabolic bone disease, Miscellaneous Bone diseases Surgery: Umbilicus and Abdominal wall Cardiothoracic Surgery, Head Injury, Transplantation and Oncology, Paediatric Surgery, Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Urogenital Surgery and Herni.

46

13

 Physiology

Nervous System, Endocrine System, Sensory organs, Excretion, Digestion and Absorption, Respiration, Cardiovascular Physiology, Muscles and other topics

15

14

 Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Gynaecology: Conception, Ectopic Gestation, Disorders of Menstruation Birth control, MTP, Trophoblastic diseases, PID, Chronic pelvic pain, Diseases & Injury to the female genital tract, Tumours and its therapy, Endometriosis. Obstetrics: Special topics in obstetrics, Operative obstetrics, Diseases of Foetus and newborn, Obstructed Labour, Prolonged labour, Cord prolapsed, Malpresentation, Malposition, IUD, PROM, Post maturity, Pre-term labour, Medical and Surgical illness Complicating Pregnancy, Normal Pregnancy, Complications of pregnancy.

25

15

 Radio diagnosis & Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy: Chemotherapy, Nuclear medicine, Radiotherapy. Radiology: Systemic Radiology, Diagnostic features and Signs, Physics and Technique. 

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NEET PG 2018 Books and Exam Pattern for Medical Courses

When we talk about the NEET PG 2018 books, knowing the exam pattern is important too. So here is the NEET PG 2018 exam pattern for MD, MS and PG diploma courses.

  • NEET PG is a national level exam.
  • NEET PG is conducted in online (CBT) mode only.
  • The exam is conducted in two sessions on a single day.
  • NEET PG exam will consist of 300 multiple choice questions.
  • Each question will be of one mark.
  • There is no negative marking for a wrong answer
  • The duration of the exam is 3 hours and 30 minutes.

NEET PG MDS Syllabus

As already stated, NEET PG syllabus for MD, MS and PG diploma courses is different to that of NEET MDS. Those who are preparing for NEET MDS here is the table of subjects and marks weightage given to each subject.

NEET PG 2018 MDS Syllabus

S.No

Topics/Subjects

Marks Weightage

1

General Surgery

14

2

Dental Materials

14

3

General Medicine

14

4

Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology

15

5

Oral Medicine & Radiology

15

6

Peroidontology

14

7

General Anatomy including embryology & histology

14

8

General Human psychology & biochemistry

14

9

Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral histology

14

10

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

14

11

Public Health Dentistry

14

12

General Pathology & Microbiology

14

13

General & Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics

14

14

Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

14

15

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

14

16

Prosthodontics & Crown and Bridge

14

17

Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

14

 

Total

240

NEET PG MDS Exam Pattern

To help candidates with NEET PG 2018 Books, we are also providing candidates who want to pursue NEET PG for a master’s degree in dental sciences with the NEET PG exam pattern.

  • NEET PG MDS is a national level exam
  • It is conducted in online (CBT) mode only.
  • The NEET PG MDS consists of 240 multiple choice questions.
  • There is no negative marking for the wrong answer
  • Students will get 3 hours to solve the question paper

Having NEET PG 2018 books isn't just enough as the candidates need to streamline their study routine, make strategies accordingly and work on them to ensure that they cover all the topics right on time. 

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