NEET PG 2020 Form, Fees, Dates, Registration, Cut off, Counselling

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Post Graduate (NEET-PG) 2020, conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) is a national level examination for the candidates aspiring to take admission into Master of Medicine (MD) or Master in Surgery (MS) courses of the country except few. The examination will be held in the computer-based (Online) mode.
  • NEET-PG is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination conducted for admission to various MD/MS and PG Diploma Courses as per Section 10 (D) of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.
  • No other entrance examination either state or institution level shall be valid for entry to MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses.
  • NEET is also mandatory for foreign nationals seeking admission to medical courses in India.
For the details click on the NEET-PG official website.

For NEET PG Exam Related Queries:

Helpline Number
1800 266 7075 (Toll-Free)
Official Website
[email protected]

NEET PG 2020 Schedule:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Information ReleaseNovember 2, 2019, onwards
Online submission of application form starts
November 2, 2019
Last Date for Online submission of application form
November 22, 2019
Demo Test Availability
3rd week of Dec 2019
Admit Card Release
Within 24 hrs of registration
Examination Date
January 6, 2020
Result Declaration
January 31, 2020

NEET PG 2020 Admit Card:

The admit card for NEET PG 2020 will be released by the National Board Of Examination within 24 hours of the registration. The admit card will also represent the confirmation of the registration. The candidates need to download & take out a print of the admit card and attach a photo on it. The admit card is a mandatory object for the entrance exam. No students will be allowed to appear in the exam without the admit card. The candidates also need to keep a valid photo ID Proof which shall be produced at the time of need.

NEET PG 2020 Syllabus:

The candidates appearing for the NEET PG 2020 entrance exam are advised to go through the syllabus set by the exam conducting authorities before starting their exam preparation. The NEET PG 2020 syllabus is prepared as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations. The regulations are made by the Medical Council of India.
The subjects those will be covered in the exam are,
  • Biochemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathology
  • Social and preventive medicine
  • Forensic Medicine
  • General Medicine including Dermatology & Venereology & Psychiatry
  • ENT
  • General Surgery including Orthopedics, Anaesthesia & Radiodiagnosis
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Ophthalmology
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NEET PG 2020 Exam Pattern:

Examination Mode
Computer-based Test ( Online)
Examination Duration
3 & ½ hrs.
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice
Number of Questions
Marking Scheme
(+4) for every correct ans. , (-1) for wrong ans. & 0 marks for unanswered questions
Examination Medium

NEET PG 2020 Cut Off:

The minimum mark required to qualify the entrance exam is considered as the cut off mark. However, NEET PG 2020 Cut Off mark varies as per the categories of the candidates. The cut off marks as per the categories will be released by the authorities. There will be no chance of re-evaluation of the answer sheet. So the rank produced at the time of result declaration will be the final list.

NEET PG 2020 Application Form:

Those candidates who want to apply for the NEET PG entrance exam can go to the official website of NBE. However, students can not apply for the entrance exam except the online mode.

How To Apply For NEET PG 2020 Online?
  • Go to the official website of NEET PG 2020
  • On the homepage, find & go to the ‘New Registration’ link
  • Fill the application form by providing required information and get the auto-generated User ID & Password
  • With the credentials log in again and fill up the application form with uploading the required documents
  • Submit the due fee and save the payment details

NEET PG 2020 Counselling:

After the release of the result and the cut off mark, the qualified candidates will be shortlisted as per their rank from the entrance exam. Those eligible candidates will be intimated for the counseling session and by the order of their ranks. The candidates will be given the option to choose their course as well as the college. The final procedure of admission will be done according to the choices of the candidates. The candidates also need to carry their original documents with them for the document verification process at the counseling session.

NEET PG 2020 Result:

The result for NEET PG 2020 has been announced by the exam conducting authorities, National Board of Examinations. The exam result went online on the 31st of January of 2020 (Tentative). The candidates will be able to check their result by visiting the official website of NBE to get their scorecard. While checking the result, the candidate will have to use their Confirmation ID, Testing ID, and DOB. The IDs have been issued during the time of registration. As per the result and the cut off mark, the candidates will be shortlisted for the counseling session.

NEET PG 2020 Eligibility:

  • The candidate should be an Indian National.
  • Candidates should have an MBBS degree or a Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate recognized by the Medical Council Act of India (MCI).
  • A minimum of one year of internship is needed. In case the candidate has not completed a year of internship, he or she has to ensure that his internship will be complete on or before March 31, 2019.
  • All India 50% quota seats are applicable except J&K
  • State quota seats including the state of J&K
  • All Private Medical Colleges, Institutions & Universities or Deemed Universities all across the country

NEET PG 2020 FAQs:

Q: Where can I get the results for NEET PG 2020?
A: The candidates can check their results for NEET PG 2020 on the official website of NBE.

Q: What is the exam duration for NEET PG 2020?
A: The NEET PG 2020 entrance exam will be conducted for 3 and a half hour.

Q: How will I get my admit card for NEET PG?
A: The candidates must download their admit card through the official site of NBE. No hard copy of admit card will be sent to the candidate through post or any other medium.

Q: What is the total mark in NEET PG?
A: The total mark of NEET PG is 1200.

Q: What is the age limit to give NEET PG?
A: There is no such age barrier issued for NEET PG. However, the candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria in order to appear for the exam.

Q: How many candidates applied for NEET PG 2019 and how many cleared?
A: 1,48,713 candidates appeared for NEET PG 2019 and among them, 79,588 candidates cleared the exam.

Q: Which is more tough NEET-UG or NEET PG?
A: NEET-PG is more difficult than NEET-UG due to various reasons. NEET-UG has 3 subjects while NEET-PG has 19 subjects. Also, there are far lesser seats in NEET-PG than in NEET-UG, so the competition is very high.

Q: What was the cut-off score for NEET PG 2019?
A: The cut-off score out of 1200 for 2019 were:
  • General category - 321
  • SC/ST/OBC - 281
  • People with disability - 300

Q: What is the application fee for NEET PG 2020?
A: The NEET PG application fee for general/OBC category candidates is Rs. 3750/- and for SC/ST/PH candidates is Rs. 2750/-

Q: What courses and how many seats are included in NEET PG?
A: NEET-PG includes the following:
  • All India 50% quota seats.
  • State quota seats
  • All Private Medical Colleges, Institutions & Universities/Deemed Universities across the country
  • Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions
  • DNB Broad specialty courses

Q: Which institutions do not accept NEET PG score?
A: Institutions not accepting NEET PG score are:
  • AIIMS (all)
  • JIPMER, Pudducherry
  • NIMHANS, Bangalore
  • PIGMER, Chandigarh
  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum

Q: What documents do foreign national candidates are required to bring to the examination hall?
A: The foreign national candidates are required to bring their original & valid passports, along with documents as proof of they being a medical practitioner in their country.

Q: Is there any changes made in NEET PG cut-off?
A: The Medical Council of India along with the Central Government has decided to reduce the cut-off of NEET PG by 6% related to last year cut-off from every category. The revised cut-off is:
  • General category - 50% to 44%
  • SC/ST/OBC - 40% to 34%
  • PWD - 45% to 39%

Q: I have a gap year in my academic, am I eligible for NEET PG?
A: Yes, you can appear the NEET PG even if you have gap year anytime in your career. But you must fulfill the eligibility criteria.

Q: What are the best books to prepare for NEET PG?
A: Books which will help to clear NEET PG are mentioned below:
  • Anatomy MCQ book by Dr. Raviraj
  • Physiology by Dr. Souman Manna
  • Biochemistry by Rebecca James
  • Pharmacology by Ranjan Patel
  • Pathology by Sparsh Gupta
  • Microbiology by Rachna Chaurasia
  • Forensic Medicine by Arvind Arora
  • Medicine by Deepak Marwah
  • Surgery  by Pritesh Singh
  • Ophthalmology by AK Khurana
  • Orthopedics by Apurv Mehra
  • Radiology by Rajat Jain
  • Anesthesia by ProAfs by Vivek Jain

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