NEET-PG

NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST-PG 2022

NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST-PG 2022

Mode of ExamOnline
LevelPG
Level of ExamNational Level

What is NEET PG Exam? National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test-Post Graduate (NEET-PG) is a competitive entrance exam conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). NBE is an autonomous body established in 1975 under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India. It was established as a Society under Delhi Society registration act, to standardising postgraduate medical education and examination in India. NEET-PG is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single entrance examination to various MD/MS and PG Diploma Courses as per Section (10) of Indian Medical Council Act 1956. It is a single window entrance examination for PG courses. No other entrance examination, either at state or institution level, shall be valid for entry to MD/MS/PG Diploma courses as per the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 w.e.f. 2021 admission session. NEET-PG 2022 shall be a single eligibility cum entrance examination namely National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to Postgraduate Medical Courses for the academic session 2022 which will include the following: All India 50% quota seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses (all states except Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana) State quota seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses for all States/Union territories of India (including the states of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana) MD/MS/PG Diploma courses at all Private Medical Colleges, Institutions & Universities/Deemed Universities all across the country MD/MS/PG Diploma courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions. DNB Broad speciality courses (April 2022 Admission Session) NEET PG 2022 Exam National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test-Post Graduate (NEET-PG) Organiser National Board of Examinations (NBE) Exam Mode Online Admission Master of Surgery (MS) Doctor of Medicine (MD) PG Diploma seats Question Type Multiple Choice Seats Approx 19,000 Exam Date May 21, 2022 Official Website www.natboard.edu.in Note: Registration and submission of application form for appearing in the NEET-PG 2022 are to be undertaken online at the website https://nbe.edu.in/. Application forms cannot be submitted in the offline/printed copy by post. The following Medical institutions are not covered by centralized admissions for MD/MS seats through NEET-PG for 2022 session: AIIMS, New Delhi and Other AIIMS PGIMER, Chandigarh JIPMER, Puducherry NIMHANS, Bengaluru Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram PG seats of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are likely to be included in 50% All India Quota Seats 2019 subject to confirmation by the respective State Governments to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India.

 

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
OBC, General   Online Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 5015
SC, ST   Online Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 3835
OBC, General, SC, ST PWD Online Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 3835

 

 

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria

The candidates in possession MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate recognised as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possess 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 May 31, 2022, may apply for NEET-PG 2022 through online application system at https://nbe.edu.in Eligibility Criteria For All India 50% Quota Seats: The candidates who have studied/qualified MBBS from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for All India 50% Quota seats. However, the candidates who were nominated by the Government of India (under central pool seats) to do MBBS from Medical Colleges in erstwhile Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir shall be eligible for All India 50% quota seats. Such candidates must submit a duly signed affidavit declaring that he/she was nominated by the Government of India (under central pool seats) to do MBBS from Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Jammu & Kashmir. The affidavit is to be sent to the following address along with the print out of the acknowledgement of online application form for NEET-PG 2022 latest by 21st of November 2021. It the candidates fail to submit the affidavit as indicated will not be considered for participation in All India 50% quota counselling. Address: Deputy Director (Examinations) National Board of Examinations, Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, (Ring Road), New Delhi - 110 029 Candidates who have done their MBBS from Jammu & Kashmir but fail to submit the affidavit as indicated above will not considered for participation in All India 50% quota counseling. Eligibility Criteria For Foreign Medical Graduates: The candidates from 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 May 31, 2022. Foreign Medical Graduates are required to bring their FMGE Pass certificate issued by NBE on their testing day. Eligibility Criteria For Foreign Nationals Graduates: For Foreign Nationals, it is not mandatory to have temporary registration with National Medical Commission (NMC)at the time of writing NEET-PG. So, the Foreign Nationals can write NEET-PG without MCI registration. The MCI 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. A candidate can submit his/her online application form and appear for NEET-PG 2022 only once for admission to the academic year 2021-2022. Candidates submitting multiple application forms will not be allowed to appear in NEET-PG.

 

The syllabus of NEET PG 2022 is prepared to test the knowledge of students based on the curriculum of their MBBS course. Thus, the NEET PG syllabus broadly consists of topics/subjects studied by the graduates during their MBBS course degrees. NEET PG syllabus PDF by MCI regulations, 2018 is attached below for reference to medical aspirants.

The syllabus of the NEET PG 2022 entrance examination released through the NBE brochure is divided into three parts/phases - Part A, B, and C.

  • Part A - Pre-clinical subjects (phase I)

  • Part B - Para-clinical subjects (phase II)

  • Part C - Clinical subjects (phase III)

The summary of subjects under each phase are further mentioned in the table below.

NEET PG syllabus

Phase I - Pre-clinical subjects

  • Anatomy

  • Physiology

  • Biochemistry

Phase II - Para-clinical subjects

  • Pathology

  • Pharmacology

  • Microbiology

  • Forensic Medicine

  • Social and preventive medicine

Phase III - Clinical subjects

  • General Medicine including dermatology, venerelogy, and psychiatry

  • General surgery including orthopedics, anaesthesia, and radio diagnosis

  • Obstetrics and gynaecology

  • Paediatrics

  • ENT

  • Ophthalmology

NEET PG subject-wise distribution of questions

There are a total of 14 different subjects, as mentioned in the table above, from which questions are asked in the postgraduate entrance exam - NEET PG. For smart preparation for the NEET PG 2022 exam, it is important for candidates to get an idea on the number of questions asked from each subject and prepare accordingly. The table below gives an overview of the subject wise distribution of questions.

NEET PG subject-wise distribution of questions

Subject

Number of questions in NEET PG

Phase I - Pre-clinical subjects

 

Anatomy

17

Physiology

17

Biochemistry

16

Phase II - Para-clinical subjects

 

Pathology

25

Pharmacology

20

Microbiology

20

Forensic Medicine

10

Social and preventive medicine

25

Phase III - Clinical subjects

 

General Medicine including dermatology, venerelogy, and psychiatry

45

General surgery including orthopedics, anaesthesia, and radio diagnosis

45

Obstetrics and gynaecology

30

Paediatrics

10

ENT

10

Ophthalmology

10

Total number of questions in NEET PG

300 questions

NEET PG preparation books

To crack a national level examination like NEET-PG, one requires in-depth knowledge of the subjects and a strong preparation base. Since the NEET PG entrance exam tests the knowledge of students based on their MBBS course curriculum, it is mandatory for NEET PG aspirants to be thorough with the standard books. Such a list of standard books for NEET PG 2022 preparation is provided below.

Best books for NEET PG 2022

Subject

Author’s name

Book name

Phase I - Pre-clinical subjects

 

 

Anatomy

Rajesh Kaushal or MCQ book by Dr. Raviraj

Self assessment and review of Anatomy

Physiology

Dr. Soumen Manna Dr. Krishna Kumar

 

Review of Physiology

Biochemistry

Rebecca James

 

Self assessment and review of Biochemistry

Phase II - Para-clinical subjects

 

 

Pathology

Sparsh Gupta & Devesh Mishra

Review of Pathology and Genetics

Pharmacology

Gobind Rai Garg and Sparsh Gupta, Ranjan Patel

Review of Pharmacology

Microbiology

Rachna Chaurasia or Apurba Sastry or Ananthanarayan and Paniker's

Review of Microbiology and immunology

Forensic Medicine

Arvind Arora

Self assessment and review of basic anatomy and forensic medicine

Phase III - Clinical subjects

 

 

Psychiatry

Praveen Tripathi

Review of Psychiatry

Orthopedics

Apurv Mehra

 

Orthopedics quick review

Radiology

Rajat Jain

Review of Radiology

Dermatology

Saurabh Jindal

Review of Dermatology

Anesthesia

Profs by Vivek Jain

PROAFS Anesthesia for NBE

Obstetrics and gynaecology

Sakshi Arora

Self assessment and review of obstetrics & Gynecology

Paediatrics

Taruna Mehra or OP Ghai

Review of Pediatrics and neonatology

ENT

Manisha Sinha and Sachin Budhiraja

ENT for entrance exam

Ophthalmology

AK Khurana Ruchi Rai

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Application Start Date :
Application End Date :
Exam Date :

21st May 2022

Result Date :

1st June 2022

Conducted By :

NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS

Official Website : http://www.nbe.edu.in