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. 2019 admission session.

NEET-PG 2019 shall be a single eligibility cum entrance examination namely National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to Postgraduate Medical Courses for the academic session 2019 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 2019 Admission Session)


Registration and submission of application form for appearing in the NEET-PG 2019 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 2019 session:

  • AIIMS, New Delhi
  • 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 2019 To Be Conducted Again For Valley Students

The National Board of Examination (NBE) has decided to re-conduct the NEET PG 2019 examination, which was held on Sunday, i.e., January 6. Many test-takers had not turned up for the NEET PG examination in the Jammu and Kashmir due to hostile weather conditions in the state. The decision came after a request from the Jammu and Kashmir government. 

In a press release, the NBE had stated that it is committed to giving an opportunity to such affected candidates to appear in NEET PG 2019. It has been decided to hold a separate examination for these affected candidates. The date, time and venue shall be informed in due course.

The NBE conducted NEET PG 2019 on January 6, 2019, for more than 1,48,000 candidates in 165 cities across the country. The examination is being conducted on a computer-based platform in one single session.

7 January 2019
NEET PG 2019 Admit Card Released

The National Board of Examination (NBE) has released the admit card for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Post Graduate (PG) examination 2019. The registered candidates can visit the official website to download their admit card. 

The NEET PG admit card is an important document to enter the examination hall. It contains the information related to the exam date, centre and timings. The NEET PG 2019 exam will be conducted on January 6, 2019. However, the results of the examination will be released on January 31, 2019. 

Click here to download the NEET PG 2019 admit card

NEET PG is conducted for various MD/MS and PG Diploma courses across the country. This is a computer-based test (CBT) and consists of 300 questions. The duration of the test is three hours. One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. The NEET-PG exam consists of questions across 15 subjects.

7 December 2018
Online Registration Process Starts For NEET PG 2019

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has started accepting the online applications for NEET PG 2019. Candidates who are looking for admission to Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (DM) courses in the medical colleges spread across the country can start applying for this entrance exam from November 2 after 6:00 pm.

The application forms for NEET PG 2019 will be available online only. Candidates can apply for the NEET PG 2019 test till November 22, 2018. Aspirants are advised to make use of the NEET PG information bulletin published by the NBE. 

Download the NEET PG 2019 Information Bulletin 

Candidates should possess an MBBS degree in order to apply for the NEET PG 2019. Candidates who have studied/qualified MBBS from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for the All India 50% Quota seats. To read more about the NEET PG eligibility criteria, click here

2 November 2018

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