NEET PG Exam Pattern 2021, Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme – Check Here

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has organized the NEET-PG examination for the candidates and the NEET PG is completely known as National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test. Those students are wishing to get admission to the various postgraduate programs in the field of medicine; they can apply in the examination of NEET PG through online mode by visiting the official website of the National Board of Examinations.

NEET PG 2021 Exam will be held on 18th April 2021. Every year, there are many candidates may apply for this examination to complete their postgraduate programs in the field of medical education.

Here, from this content, candidates will be able to know the detailed information of NEET PG in which includes the NEET PG exam pattern.

NEET PG Exam Pattern 2021

The NEET PG exam will have 300 MCQs based on 15 different topics. Those students who have applied in the NEET-PG examination; must have to prefer the exam pattern for better preparation of the examination. With the help of the exam pattern, candidates will be able to understand the structure of the question paper. This examination will be allotted for 3 hours 30 minutes. The exam pattern details have mentioned below.

NEET PG events Details
Name of examination National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduate (NEET-PG)
Conducted by National Board of Education (NBE)
Courses offered MD/MS/MDS/PG Diploma
Online registration January to February 2021
Mode of exam Online
Session of exam Single session
Syllabus Subjects covered in MBBS level
Marking scheme +4 marks to be allotted for the correct response
Negative Marking – 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer
Unanswered questions 0 mark will be deducted for unanswered questions
Qualifying criteria General candidates must secure 50th percentile marks, SC/ST/OBC candidates must obtain 40th percentile marks PH candidates must score 45th percentile marks
Declaration of result 3rd week  of January 2021
Preparation of result No equating method to be followed to prepare the result
Seat allotment As per the merit rank, preferences of courses & colleges held as per PG medical education regulations

Subject-wise distribution of questions for NEET PG

NEET PG exam will contain 300 questions from 15 topics covered in the MBBS program. There is the list of topics that were covered last year in NEET PG mentioned below for the candidates. Applicants must have to check the syllabus mentioned below.

Subjects Subject-wise weight
Anatomy 15
Physiology 15
Biochemistry 15
Pharmacology 20
Microbiology 20
Pathology 25
Forensic Medicine 10
Social and Preventive Medicine 25
Medicine Dermatology and Venereology 37
Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, and Anaesthesia 46
Radiodiagnosis and Radiotherapy 12
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 25
Pediatrics 15
Ophthalmology 10
Psychiatry 10
Total 300

New Changes in Exam Pattern

There are some new changes made in the exam pattern and the changes will be

  • NEET PG will be a single session examination conducted in online mode
  • The negative marking was introduced in the NEET PG exam pattern. From last year, 1 mark was deducted for a wrong attempt.

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