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General Information

National Board of Examination (NBE) has released the examination schedule for the MCQ based
examination to be conducted in 5th January 2020. NBE is responsible for conducting exams like
National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test Post Graduate (NEET-PG), NEET MDS, Foreign Medical
Graduate Examination FMGE, and DNB Post Diploma CET (DNB-PDCET).

  • NEET PG 2020 will be conducted on 5th January, 2020 (Examination Day) :
    12:00 Noon to 7:00 PM
  • NEET-PG 2020 will be conducted on a single day in a single session.

These exams will be MCQ-based and will be conducted in Computer-based mode. The
application process for these exams will also be conducted online.

NEET-PG is a qualifying cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single entrance examination
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 at state or institution level, shall be valid for entry
    to MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses.
  • NEET is mandatory even for foreign nationals seeking admission in medical courses in
  • The information on NEET-PG website shall guide you through the entire
    process and help answer most of your queries.

Contact NBE (for exam related queries)

Helpline Number 18002674003 (Toll Free)
Email [email protected]
Official Website

Important Dates


The online submission of application form for NEET-PG 2020 begins on 1st
November, 2019 from 03:00 PM onwards
. Online applications can be accessed and completed till 11:55 PM on 21st November, 2019.

1. Availability of Information Bulletin 1st November, 2019 onwards
2. Online submission of application form 1st November – 21st November, 2019
3. Examination Date 5th January, 2020
4. Declaration of Results By 31st January, 2020


Candidates are advised to read the Information Bulletin and instructions for online submission
of application form carefully and ensure that no mandatory column in the online application form
is left blank. In the event of rejection of the application form, no correspondence/request for re-
consideration will be entertained.

Candidates may note that deficiency, if any, in the application form shall be communicated to
them. Candidate will be given one week time thereafter to rectify the deficiency and provide
supporting documents if so required.

Admit cards to provisionally eligible candidates will be issued on 28th December 2019.
Applicant candidates will be able to download them from the website using their login ID and


Important Information


Submission of application form for appearing in the NEET-PG 2020 is to be undertaken
online at the website

Application forms CANNOT be submitted offline / printed copy by post.

The prescribed exam fee of Rs. 2750/-* (for SC/ST/PWD(PH) candidates) and Rs. 3750/-*
(for General/OBC candidates) should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a
Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India or through Internet banking. For more
information, please visit the website

*Exclusive of payment gateway charges as may be applicable.

Scope of NEET-PG 2020

NEET-PG 2020 shall be the single qualifying cum ranking examination for admission to
Postgraduate MD/MS/Diploma Courses for the academic session 2020 which will include the

  1. All India 50% quota seats (all States & UT ’s)
  2. State quota seats. (including the UT ’s )
  3. All Private Medical Colleges, Institutions & Universities/ Deemed Universities all
    across the country
  4. Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions.
  5. DNB Post MBBS Courses.

The following Medical institutions are not covered by centralized admissions for MD/MS
seats through NEET- PG for 2020 session:

  1. AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS
  2. PGIMER, Chandigarh
  3. JIPMER, Puducherry
  4. NIMHANS, Bengaluru
  5. Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum.
No State government /private medical college/universities shall be conducting
any separate entrance exam for admission to their MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses
for the academic session 2020-2021.

Eligibility Criteria for NEET-PG 2020

  • Candidates in possession of MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate
    recognized as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possessing
    permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the
    Medical Council of India or State Medical Council and have completed one year of
    internship or are likely to complete the internship on or before 31st March 2020, may
    apply for NEET-PG 2020 through online application system at website

Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Medical Graduates

Medical Graduates
  • Indian citizens or overseas citizens of India who have obtained their Primary Medical
    Qualifications from Medical Colleges outside India should have qualified the Foreign
    Medical Graduate Examination (Screening Test) which is conducted by National Board of
    Examinations. Further, they should have been registered with MCI/SMC and should have
    completed their internship or likely to complete their internship on or before 31st March
  • Foreign Medical Graduates are required to bring their FMGE Pass certificate issued by
    NBE on their testing day.

Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Nationals in NEET-PG 2020.

Foreign Nationals who are desirous to appear in NEET-PG are required to bring their
passport (original & valid) to the test center along with any other documents as a proof of they
being a medical practitioner in their country.

*Indian/OCI citizen who have obtained their Primary Medical Qualification outside India
and do not have SMC/MCI registration should bring their original screening test pass
certificate issued on NBE letterhead.

It is not mandatory for foreign nationals to have temporary registration with MCI at the
time of writing NEET-PG. Foreign Nationals can write NEET-PG without MCI
registration. The Medical Council of India may, on payment of the prescribed fee for
registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the Post Graduate course
limited to the medical college/institution to which he/she is admitted for the time being
exclusively for pursuing postgraduate studies. Provided further that temporary registration
to such foreign national shall be subject to the condition that such person is duly registered
with appropriate registering authority in his own country where from he has obtained his
Basic Medical qualification, and is duly recognized by the corresponding Medical Council or
concerned authority.”

  • Candidates found to be ineligible at any stage of NEET-PG 2020 will not be permitted to
    appear in the examination and/or Counselling. In an unlikely event of any ineligible
    candidate appearing and/or being successful in the NEET-PG 2020, the results /
    candidature of such candidate shall be cancelled and/or are deemed to be cancelled.
  • Requests for appearing in NEET-PG 2020 from candidates completing internship after
    31st March 2020
    or having qualifications that are not recognized as per IMC Act shall be
    summarily rejected. Candidates are further advised not to canvass for the same.

    The cutoff date for completion of internship towards determination of eligibility for
    appearing in NEET-PG 2020 shall be 31st March, 2020.

  • Appearing in NEET-PG does not confer any automatic rights upon the candidate for
    admission at medical institute /college for MD/MS or PG Diploma Courses.
  • The dates indicated by candidates with regard to 12 months Compulsory Rotating Resident
    Internship in the application form (i.e. internship starting and completion date) shall be
    treated as final and candidates will be required to submit the original Compulsory
    Rotating Resident Internship completion certificate at the time of admission in allotted
    Medical College/Institute.
  • The cut off dates for the recognition of the Medical Colleges, from where the candidates
    have passed their MBBS Degree Course and completed compulsory rotatory Internship
    for the year 2020 will be as prescribed by MCI. The Colleges recognized after the cut- off
    date prescribed by MCI will not be considered.
  • Registration with M.C.I. / State Medical Council is necessary and its documentary proof
    should be furnished by the candidates on the day of examination and at the time of
  • Some of the Universities/Institutions are having regulations that candidates who are
    already pursuing the PG Course in their University or in another University are not eligible
    for admission till they complete the course. The candidates who are already pursuing PG
    Courses either through All India Quota or State Quota and are applying for a seat under All
    India Quota/State quota seats may confirm the eligibility conditions of that University in this
    regard. NBE/MCC/MOHFW shall not be responsible if such candidates are refused for
    admission. Such candidates may opt for the subject and the college at their own risk and
  • A candidate can submit his/her online application form and appear for NEET-PG 2020
    only once for admission to the academic year 2020-2021. Candidates submitting multiple
    application form will not be allowed to appear in NEET-PG.
  • The definition of NRI for admission to deemed university shall be as per Hon’ble Supreme
    Court order dated 22/08/2017 in WP 689/2017.

For Availability of PG Seats and Counselling:

Contact Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), Directorate General of Health Services,
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India for seat availability, Counselling etc. for All
India 50% Quota seats, Medical Educational Institutions of Central Govt., Universities
established by an Act of Parliament and Deemed Universities.

Contact details of MCC, ADG (ME), Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of
Health & Family Welfare:

Email [email protected]
Official Website /
Helpline No. (only for Counselling purpose) 0120-4073500/ 18001027637

Contact the concerned State Counselling Authorities for eligibility, seat availability,
reservation policies, Counselling etc for State Quota seats / admission to Private Medical
Colleges / Institutes / Universities. (See Annexure-I for State Medical Education Directorates &
Offices where Counselling related information may be available).


Subject-Wise Distribution of Questions for NEET-PG 2020

S.No. Subject Subject Wise Weightage of Questions (In Nos.)*
Part A
1 Anatomy 17
2 Physiology 17
3 Biochemistry 16
Part B
4 Pathology 25
5 Pharmacology 20
6 Microbiology 20
7 Forensic Medicine 10
8 Social and Preventive Medicine 25
Part C
9 General Medicine Including Dermatology & Venereligy & Psychiatry 45
10 General Surgery Including Orthopedics, Anasthesia & Radio Diagnosis 45
11 Obstetrics and Gynaecology 30
12 Paediatrics 10
13 ENT 10
14 Opthalmology 10
Grand Total 300


  • The syllabus of the above topics 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. For Graduate
    Medical Education Regulations please refer 
  • The weight age of MCQs in each specialty is indicative and purely provisional. NBE reserves its
    rights to alter/modify/amend the same in consultation with MCI/ DGHS / MOHFW.

For Admissions Related Enquiry Contact

Mobile No. / What’s app : 9443364178

Phone : 0413 2643014, 2643000

Email : [email protected]