NEET-PG 2018 Overview

Exam Type:
National Level
Format:
Online/CBT
Language:
English

National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test - Post Graduate  (NEET-PG) is a national level competitive exam for postgraduate level courses in the medical field. NEET PG replaced All India PG Medical Entrance Exam or AIPGME and DNB CET after the Supreme Court directives. Organized by the National Board of Examination (NBE), NEET PG exam now is the only online entrance examination, which helps candidates get admission in MD/ MS or PG Diploma Courses in both the government as well as private medical and dental colleges. NEET PG 2018 will be organized in January 2018 for admission in PG medical courses in top medical colleges and universities in India.

NEET PG 2018 exam due date is January, the application process for which is going to start soon. The exam is conducted at around 86 exam centres across India in multiple slots. Applicants who successfully clear NEET PG 2018 exam will be able to score admission to their dream college for a medical course of their choice.

NEET PG 2018 Overview

NEET PG Events

Details

Name of examination

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post- Graduation (NEET PG 2018)

Conducting body

National Board of Education (NBE)

Courses to apply

MD/ MS/ MDS/ PG Diploma

Online registration dates

From October to November 2018 (Tentative)

Exam Date

January 7, 2018

Mode of exam

Online (Computer Based)

Syllabus

MBBS level subjects

Negative marking

No

Qualifying criteria

·         General candidates must secure 50 percentile marks

·         SC/ST/OBC candidates must obtain 40 percentile marks

·         PH candidates must score 45 percentile marks

Result

By January 31, 2018

Seat allotment

As per the merit rank, preferences of courses and colleges as per PG medical education regulations

 

NEET-PG 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling NEET-PG 2018 application form, candidates should first go through all the details, one of the most important among which is eligibility criteria. Given below are the important conditions candidates need to meet to qualify for NEET PG 2018 eligibility criteria:

Nationality

The applicant should be a citizen of India.

Qualification

The applicant should have got MBBS degree from the recognized medical institute.

Registration Certificate

The applicant must have provisional or permanent registration certificate provided by Medical Council of India (MIC) or State Medical Council (SMC).

Internship

The candidate should have completed one year of internship or should be about to complete it on or before March 31, 2018.

All India 50% Quota Seats

Candidates who completed MBBS from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir do not qualify for all India 50% quota seats

Candidates who cannot apply for NEET PG Exam 2018:

  • Candidates who don’t fill the application form in the prescribed manner or don’t submit it on time.
  • Candidates who produce false or fabricated information.

NEET-PG 2018 Application Details

NEET PG 2018 application form will be available in the fourth week of September. Before sitting to fill the application form, candidates must go through the information bulletin carefully to understand form filling process. Make sure you keep documents and payment information ready with you to fill correct details.

NEET PG 2018 Application Process:

  1. Visit official website of NBE to go open NEET PG Application Form 2018 page
  2. Create a profile on the website by registering on it
  3. Fill all the required information including personal, academic, address etc.
  4. Keep scanned images of passport size photograph, signature, photo ID and other certificates in prescribed format
  5. Select the examination date, time and centre as per your choice
  6. Pay application fee online through debit/credit card or via net banking
  7. Take printout of the confirmation page for future reference

NEET PG 2018 – Important Dates

Event

Date

NEET PG 2018 Online registration begins

4th week  of September 2017

Last date to register online

2nd week of November 2017

Admit card available

1 or 2 weeks before the examination

NEET PG 2018 Exam date

1st week to 3rd week of December 2017

Declaration of result

3rd week of January 2018

Counselling starts

After the result announcement

 

Application fees detail

To complete NEET PG 2018 application process candidates need to deposit fee in online mode. Note that fee submission for the exam is not allowed in offline mode. However, to pay the fee online you can choose debit/credit card or net banking.

Category

Exam Fee

General/OBC candidates

Rs. 3750/-

SC/ST/PWD (PH) candidates

Rs. 2750/-

Application fee once submitted will neither be carried forward to a future date nor will be refunded under any conditions.

Exam Pattern

NEET-PG Exam Pattern

NEET PG 2018 will be organized in online mode (computer-based test) where candidates will be asked multiple choice questions.   

The question papers will be available only in the English language.

Candidates will get three and a half hour’s time to solve the questions.

The good thing about NEET PG 2018 is that there will be no negative marking for wrong answers.

The exam will be organized in two slots: Forenoon (10 am to 3.45 pm) and Afternoon (3.35 pm to 7.30 pm).

Subject

Number of Questions

Subject

Number of Questions

Anatomy

15

Medicine Dermatology and Venereology

37

Physiology

15

Surgery

46

Biochemistry

15

Microbiology

20

Pharmacology

20

Paediatrics

15

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

25

Ophthalmology

10

Pathology

25

Psychiatry

10

Forensic medicine

10

Radio Diagnosis & Radiotherapy

12 (6+6)

Social and Preventive Medicine

25

 

Total

150

Total

150

Grand Total

300 Questions

 

NEET-PG 2018 Counselling/Interview

Based on NEET PG 2018 result, NEET PG 2018 merit list will be prepared for the candidates who need to attend the counselling session. Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) conducts NEET-PG counselling for 50% All India Quota seats in all government medical and dental colleges in India. For remaining 50% seats, common counselling is conducted by designated authority of various states.

Candidates also need to fill colleges and courses of their choice in the counselling session. They will get admission based on their preference and availability of the seat in the college.

NEET-PG 2018 Exam Syllabus

NEET-PG 2018 syllabus will include topics from the medical field only. The syllabus for the exam is prescribed by the Medical Council of India (MCI) with prior approval of Government of India. To score well in the exam, candidates should give equal attention to each topic.

NEET PG 2018 Syllabus

Anaesthesiology

Biochemistry

Anatomy

Dermatology and STD

ENT

General Medicine

General Surgery

Microbiology

Ophthalmology

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Orthopaedics

Paediatrics

Pathology

Pharmacology

Forensic Medicine

Physiology

Radiology

Psychiatry

SPM

Statistics

Biomedical Research

 

NEET-PG 2018 Exam Centres

S. No

Test City

S. No

Test City

S. No

Test City

1

 Ahmedabad

21

 Lucknow

15

 Hyderabad

2

 Bengaluru

22

 Mumbai

16

 Indore

3

 Bhopal

23

 Nagpur

17

 Jaipur

4

 Bhubaneswar

24

 Navi Mumbai

18

 Jammu

5

 Chandigarh

25

 New Delhi

19

 Jamshedpur

6

 Chennai

26

 Noida

20

 Kolkata

7

 Cochin

27

 Bardoli (Surat)

35

 Kozikhode

8

 Coimbatore

28

 Pune

36

 Mangalore

9

 Dehradun

29

 Raipur

37

 Trichy

10

 Mysore

30

 Ranchi

38

 Vijayawada

11

 Aurangabad

31

 Trivandrum

39

 Visakhapatnam

12

 Greater Noida

32

 Udaipur

40

 Gandhinagar

13

 Gurgaon

33

 Varanasi

41

 Goa

14

 Guwahati

34

 Durgapur

 

 

 

NEET-PG 2018 Contact Details

Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar,
Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road)
New Delhi-110029

Candidate Helpline: 1800-11-1700 (Toll-Free)
Ph: 0124-6771700

Email: neetpg@nbe.edu.in