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Content Writer: Shubham S Nimje


Published on: Wed Jan 24 2024Updated on: Mon Feb 05 2024

The National Eligibility Entrance Test for Postgraduates (NEET PG), conducted by the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS), unlocks the doors to a specialized medical career for young doctors. This article serves as your comprehensive guide, arming you with the knowledge and tools needed to excel in this crucial exam.

Understanding the Basics:

  • What is it? NEET PG is a nationwide admission test for postgraduate medical programs like MD/MS and diploma courses.
  • Who conducts it? The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) administers the exam.
  • When is it held? Typically held in January, with registrations opening in November.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Indian Medical Degree: Must have an MBBS degree recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • Registration: Registered with the State Medical Council.
  • Completion of Internship: Completed one year of internship.

Exam Structure:

The NEET PG comprises:

  • Computer-Based Test (CBT): 3.5 hours long, 200 MCQs with single best response, each carrying 4 marks.
  • Subject distribution: Covers 19 subjects across pre-clinical, para-clinical, and clinical disciplines.
  • Negative Marking: One-fourth mark deduction for incorrect answers.

Preparation Tips:

  • Plan strategically: Create a personalized study schedule, dedicating sufficient time to each subject.
  • Follow the syllabus: Adhere to the latest NBEMS syllabus to focus on relevant topics.
  • Prioritize standard resources: Utilize reliable sources like Harrison’s, Bailey & Love, Robbins & Cotran, etc.
  • Practice consistently: Solve MCQs from previous years’ papers, mock tests, and online platforms.
  • Join coaching classes (optional): Consider coaching institutes for structured guidance and support.
  • Time management is crucial: Practice solving questions within the allotted time to avoid rushed attempts.
  • Focus on weak areas: Identify and address your weaker subjects for holistic improvement.
  • Maintain mental wellbeing: Prioritize self-care and manage stress effectively.

Additional Resources:

  • Official NBEMS website: https://natboard.edu.in/
  • Past year papers & mock tests: Available on various platforms.
  • Coaching institutes (optional): Reputable institutes offer targeted preparation.
  • Medical textbooks and journals


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