Complete NEET PG Guide

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) shall be conducting NEET–PG as a Computer Based Test (CBT) from 23 November 2012 to 6 December 2012 at test centres located in 33 cities across the country. Out of these, 25th, 28th November and 2nd December 2012 are non-testing days i.e. no exam will be conducted on these days.

Note: 24th Nov, 2012 was also included in the test taking window.

Here is the detailed schedule/ pattern of NEET PG (National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for Post Graduate courses:

  1.  NEET-PG is a qualifying-cum-ranking examination for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses in medical institutions recognized for running these courses under the ambit of Post Graduate Medical Education Regulations. NEET PG will be a computer based test (CBT).
  2. NEET-PG will comprise of 240 multiple choice, single correct response questions in English language only.
  3. The examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computers network as per scheme prescribed.
  4. Kindly note that the weightage of MCQ’s is indicative and purely provisional. NBE reserves its rights to alter /vary /amend the same.
  5. Negative Marking: There shall be no negative marking in NEET-PG.
  6. Allocation of time for the NEET-PG shall be as follows:

 

Forenoon Session Afternoon Session
 Candidate Entry Time 09:00 AM 2:15 PM
 Venue Entry Closes 09:30 AM 2:45 PM
 Check-in Procedures 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
 Test Start Time 10:00 AM 3:15 PM
 Test End Time 01:15 PM 6:30 PM

Kindly note that, the test time of 195 minutes includes – 15 minutes of test tutorial time and 180 minutes for attempting the test.

Kindly note that the applicant candidates shall be allocated to appear either in FORENOON session or in the AFTERNOON session i.e. the NEET-PG comprises ONE session/candidate only. NEET PG Syllabus: The Syllabus for the test shall comprise of subjects /knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by Medical Council of India with prior approval of Government of India. Kindly refer to MCI website www.mciindia.org for the complete document. NEET PG 2013 Syllabus: Subject-wise distribution of questions for NEET 2013:

Subject No: of questions
 1.  ANATOMY 20
 2.  PHYSIOLOGY 20
 3.  BIOCHEMISTRY 20
 4.  PATHOLOGY 15
 5.  MICROBIOLOGY 15
 6.  PHARMACOLOGY 15
 7.  FORENSIC MEDICINE 9
 8.  OPHTHALMOLOGY 9
 9.  ENT 9
 10.  SPM, STATISTICS & BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH 20
 GENERAL MEDICINE 21
 11.  PSYCHIATRY 4
 ERMATOLOGY & STD 4
 GENERAL SURGERY 21
 12.  ORTHOPEDICS 3
 ANAESTHESIOLOGY 3
 RADIOLOGY 3
 13.  OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY 20
 14.  PAEDIATRICS 9
  Total Questions 240

 Note: Kindly note that the weightage of MCQ’s as above is indicative and purely provisional. NBE reserves its rights to alter /vary /amend the same.

The syllabus of the above topics for NEET PG shall be as per the latest Graduate Medical Education Regulations notified by the Medical Council of India with prior approval of the Govt. of India.