National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (PG) Exam

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. 2020 admission session.

NEET-PG 2020 shall be a single eligibility cum entrance examination namely National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to Postgraduate Medical Courses for the academic session 2020 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 (January 2020 Admission Session)


Registration and submission of application form for appearing in the NEET-PG 2020 are to be undertaken online at the website 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 2020 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.

NEET PG Result 2020

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released the revised result of NEET PG 2020. Check the complete details of the NEET PG result 2020 after the suggestion came from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. 

Category Minimum Qualifying Criteria as per Information Bulletin  Cut-off Score as per Qualifying Criteria in Information Bulletin Revised Minimum Qualifying Criteria  Revised Cut-off Score
General 50 percentile  340 50 percentile  313
SC/ST/OBC 40 percentile  295 40 percentile  270
PWD 45 percentile  317 45 percentile  291
NEET PG 2021 Postponed

The NBE has postponed the NEET PG 2021 exam until further notice. The sources suggest that the decision to postpone NEET 2021 comes after the decision regarding the matter of conduct is being considered by the UG & PG boards. 

The official notice reads, "National Medical Commission (NMC) has informed that the matter of conduct of NEET-PG 2021 is being considered by the UG & PG Boards of the Commission in consultation with the stakeholders. In view of the aforementioned communication from NMC, the provisional schedule for conduct of NEET PG 2021 as announced by NBE on September 16, 2020 stands deferred till further notice."

Earlier, the NEET PG 2021 was scheduled to be conducted on January 10, 2021.

3 November 2020
NEET PG 2021 Exam Date Announced

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released the provisional exam dates of various exams. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduation (NEET PG) 2021 will be held on January 10, 2021. Interested candidates who are aspiring for the exams can access the information bulletin available on the official website -  

The NBE has also released the exam dates for other exams. Check the exam dates.  

  • Master of Dental Surgery (NEET MDS) 2021 - December 16, 2020
  • National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduation (NEET PG) 2021 - January 10, 2021
  • Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE) 2020 - December 4, 2020
  • DNB Post Diploma Centralised Entrance Test (PDCET) 2021 - January 28, 2021

17 September 2020
NEET PG 2020 Counselling: Reopening Of Registration And Payment For Deemed Universities

Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has announced re-opening of fresh registrations for Deemed Universities. Here are some interesting points.

  • The last date to report to the allotted colleges after NEET PG counselling for stray vacancy round is extended till August 14, 2020.
  • NEET PG/MDS counselling 2020 registration facility for Deemed Universities will re-open on August 4 and close on August 7, 2020.
  • One can pay for the facility till 11:59 PM on August 7, 2020.
  • The allotted candidates list will be directly sent to the respective colleges.



3 August 2020
NEET PG 2020: Mop-up Round Result Declared

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has announced the NEET PG 2020 counselling mop-up round result. 

The notice reads, "It is for the information to all the candidates that the provisional result for Mop UP Round of Medical/Dental NEET PG Counselling 2020 is now available. Final result will be displayed after 2.00 PM on July 21, 2020. Any discrepancy in the result in terms o merit violation may be immediately informed to MCC of DGHS till 2 PM of July 21 through email on the Email ID -" 

The sources suggest that a total of 1,166 candidates have been selected in the provisional mop-up round result. A total of 117 candidates are selected for deemed, and central MDS institutes.


21 July 2020
Karnataka To Award 5 Marks To NEET PG Aspirant Who Have Been Working In COVID-19

Dr K Sudhakar, Karnataka Medical Education Minister, has announced that 5 marks will be awarded to all medical students who have been actively involved in COVID-19 work. Candidates who are aspiring for the NEET PG will help them to increase their score. 

He said, "About 2,000 medical students who are appearing for PG exams will be utilised for COVID related work. Apart from this final year nursing students and MBBS students will be deployed at COVID care centres. Government is also considering to award 5 marks in NEET exam for medical students involved in COVID related work."

11 July 2020
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