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 2020 Counselling Postponed Due To Coronavirus

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has postponed the NEET PG All India Counselling schedule. The eligible candidates are advised to visit the official website to check the complete details about the counselling. 

The registration process for the first round of counselling was concluded on March 22, 2020. The choice of filling and locking process will conclude on March 24, 2020. The seat allotment process scheduled on March 25 and 26, 2020. The result will be released on March 27. However, the process of reporting to college was postponed. 

MCC holds counselling process for 50% All India Quota seats. 

24 March 2020
NEET PG Medical Seats Increased To 44,000

The Medical Council of India's Biard has increased the postgraduate seats for MD and MS programmes for the coming academic year 2020-21. A total of 4800 seats have been increased making 36,192 seats. 

In 2020-21 academic session, around 44,000 post-graduate medical seats (36,192 MD/MS seats and 8,000 DNB/FNB seats) will be available for a total of 54,000 undergraduate MBBS pass outs. 

Candidates will pursue MS for the postgraduate degree in general surgery and MD is the postgraduate degree in general medicine. 

17 March 2020
NEET PG Counselling 2020 Schedule Released

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has released the NEET PG 2020 counselling schedule. The counselling will be conducted for admission to 50% All India Quota seats. The NEET PG 2020 Counselling will be held in two rounds. The Committee will hold a mop-up round counselling after the two rounds. Candidates who have qualified in the NEET PG 2020 result are advised to check the complete details. 

The NEET PG registration process for the first round of counselling will start on March 12 and conclude on March 22. Candidates should login and fill and lock their choices after registration. The fill and lock choices facility will be available between March 16 and 22, 2020. The seat allotment process will be held from March 23 to 24. The seat allotment process result will be released on March 25, 2020. Candidates who have been allotted with a seat should report to the institute from March 26 to April 3, 2020. 

9 March 2020
NEET PG 2020 Result: All About Merit List For 50% AIQ

The NBE has published the NEET PG for 50% All India Quota (AIQ) on February 18, 2020. Candidates who stand out in the entrance test conducted on January 5 can download NEET PG rank list PDF from the official website. The result displays key information such as roll number, All India Rank (AIR), category rank, 50% AIR and category rank along with PwD status.

Candidates who are specifically looking after 50% AIQ and eligible to participate in the MCC counselling process should know a few important points. NEET PG counselling dates will be released in the last week of February. Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of MCC will conduct the counselling for NEET PG admissions.

Aspirants should provide their preferences of colleges as well as courses to take admission. The NEET PG merit list 2020 was prepared based on the ranks.

22 February 2020
NEET PG 2020 Score Card Released

The National Board of Examination (NBE) has released the NEET PG score cards 2020. The score card was released on February 4. 

Candidates are advised to visit the official site to access the NEET PG score card 2020. One should use their login details to access the NEET PG score card 2020. The counselling process for NEET PG likely to begin in this month.

Earlier, NBE has released the NEET PG result 2020 on January 30. A total of 1,67,102 candidates had registered for NEET PG 2020 exam. The total number of candidates appeared for the exam is 1,60,888. Candidates qualified in the NEET PG exam is 89,549. 

5 February 2020
NEET PG Result 2020 Announced
NEET PG 2020 Admit Card Released
Correction Window Opens For NEET PG 2020
NEET PG 2020: Last Day To Register Online
Online Registration Started For NEET PG 2020
NEET PG 2020 To Be Held On January 5
National Exit Test (NEXT), To Replace NEET PG? Bill Tabled In Parliament
NEET PG 2019 Revised Result Released
MCI Decided To Reduce Qualifying Percentile For NEET PG 2019
NEET PG 2019 Counseling Schedule Released
NEET PG 2019: Scorecard Released On The Official Website
NBE Declared NEET PG Results 2019
NEET PG 2019 To Be Conducted Again For Valley Students
NEET PG 2019 Admit Card Released
Online Registration Process Starts For NEET PG 2019
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