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
  • 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 2019 

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released the revised result of NEET PG 2019. Check the complete details of the NEET PG result 2019 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 45 percentile  340 45 percentile  313
SC/ST/OBC 45 percentile  295 45 percentile  270
PWD 45 percentile  317 45 percentile  291

NEET PG 2020 To Be Held On January 5

National Board of Education (NBE) has released the exam dates for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Post Graduate (NEET-PG) 2020. The official notification clearly stated that the NEET PG will be held on January 5, 2020. 

NBE official notification reads, “NBE shall be conducting the computer-based examinations in the month of December 2019 & January 2020.” It also added, “Further details like Information Bulletin and schedule of online registration for the aforementioned examinations shall be available on NBE website in due course.”

NBE has also released exam dates of NEET MDS, FMGE and PDCET along with NEET PG 2020. The NEET MDS will be held on December 20, 2019. 

17 September 2019
National Exit Test (NEXT), To Replace NEET PG? Bill Tabled In Parliament

The National Medical Commission Bill was introduced in the Lower House of the Parliament, Lok Sabha, on July 22. If it was approved, the Medical Council of India (MCI) will replace with a new body National Medical Commission (NMC). It will also focus on regulating medical education in India. 

The NEET PG exam, which is conducted for admission to postgraduate medical courses, will be replaced with National Exit Test (NEXT). However, NEET Undergraduate (UG) will be conducted for the entry to the MBBS and BDS courses. NEET SS will be held for admission to postgraduate Super-Speciality courses. 

If NEXT was rolled out, it will be held in the final year of MBBS. The advantages of NEXT is it will grant the licence to practice medicine or medical practitioners for enrolment in the State Register or the National Register. This will be a qualifying criterion for candidates who obtain foreign medical qualification and want to practice in India as a medical practitioner. 

25 July 2019
NEET PG 2019 Revised Result Released

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released the revised result of NEET PG 2019. It has released a public notice regarding the same. With the suggestions from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, the Board has decided to lower the minimum qualifying percentiles. 

Candidates are advised to visit the official website of NBE to access the revised scorecard of NEET PG 2019. The scorecard will not be sent to candidates individually. The most important thing is there is no change in the NEET PG 2019 rank. According to the sources, All India 50% PG quota seats for NEET-PG 2019 will be declared separately. 

The NEET PG is an entrance examination conducted for admission to post graduation courses in medical institutes spread across the country. The entrance exam held on January 6, 2019.

10 May 2019
MCI Decided To Reduce Qualifying Percentile For NEET PG 2019

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided to reduce the qualifying percentile of the NEET-PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Post Graduation) for the year 2019-20. It has decided to reduce a total of 6 percentile. The decision was made after discussion with the Health Ministry. 

According to the notice issued by the MCI, ''General category candidates with minimum marks at 44 percentile, persons with disabilities category with a minimum of marks at 39 percentile and, SC/ST and OBC category candidates at 34 percentile will be eligible for admission to the postgraduate courses for the academic year 2019-20." 

The statement also said that all States and Union territories are requested to make necessary changes. It also said that students as per the qualifying marks should be allowed to further rounds of counselling this year. 

8 May 2019
NEET PG 2019 Counseling Schedule Released

The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) has released the NEET PG 2019 counselling schedule. The 2019 counselling will be held in two rounds. Aspirants who have passed with flying colours in the examination can start their choice of filling/ locking from March 19, 2019. A total of 10 days are allowed for registration/payment in round one. 

The second round of counselling will begin after the conclusion of round one reporting. The round two choice filling/ locking will be held between April 6 to 9, 2019. The seats which are vacant/ non-joining and non reporting will be transferred to state quota (at 6:00 pm) April 22, 2019. 

NEET PG a single entrance examination conducted to post graduation courses in medicine. The was held on January 6, 2019. The results were declared on January 31, 2019.

28 February 2019
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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