NEET PG 2018


The NEET is a national level single window entrance/eligibility exam for admission to MD/MS/PG diploma courses in various medical institutes in India. NEET-PG is a single window entrance examination for PG courses. As per the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, no other entrance examination shall be valid for admission into MS/MD/PG Diploma Courses. Those who manage to clear the exam would be granted admissions in around 350 medical colleges (both public and private).

The top universities and colleges of India give admission PG Medical courses on the basis of NEET PG score. Aspiring candidates can get all the important details on NEET PG 2018 here.

Important Dates

The important dates of NEET PG are mentioned in the table below.
Events Dates (Tentative)
Online registration Last week of September 2017
Online registration last date Second week of November 2017
Admit card issue One or two weeks before the examination
Exam date First to the third  week of December 2017
Result Declaration Third week of January 2018
Counselling After announcement of result

NEET PG Exam Pattern

The detailed Exam Pattern of NEET PG Exam is mentioned in the table below.
Exam Mode Online mode
Question Type MCQ’s
Language English
Duration 3 hours 30 minutes
Negative Marking No negative marking

NEET PG Registration 2018

  • The NEET PG 2018 Application form will be available from the last week of September 2017.
  • Applicants can register for the examination through online mode from the NEET official website.
  • Candidates should fill all the required registration details like name, address, academic and personal details etc.
  • Scanned copy of photograph, signature, MCI/SMC, and other certificates are required in the prescribed format.
  • Payment of the fee is also via online mode.
  • After completing the registration process, applicants should take a printout of the confirmation page for further use.


Eligibility Criteria

Here are the basic eligibility criteria for NEET PG Examination.
Nationality Indians only
Qualification Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate or an MBBS degree recognized by the MCI.
Internship Candidates should complete 1 year of their internship or likely to complete it before 31st March 2018
All India 50% Quota seats Candidates who have studied MBBS from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir states are not eligible for this quota.

Application Fee

  • The registration fee is Rs. 2750/- for SC/ST/PWD categories and Rs. 3750/- for Gen/OBC candidates.
  • The payment of fee can be made by credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • Offline method of payment is not available.

Number of questions from each topic

Topics No. of Questions
Anatomy 15
Biochemistry 15
Microbiology 20
Physiology 15
Pathology 25
Pharmacology 20
Medicine Dermatology And Venereology 37
Forensic Medicine 10
Radiodiagnosis and Radiotherapy 12 (6+6)
Social And Preventive Medicine 25
Paediatrics 15
Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics & Anaesthesia 46
Psychiatry 10
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 25
Ophthalmology 10
Total 300

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