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. 2021 admission session.

NEET-PG 2021 shall be a single eligibility cum entrance examination namely National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to Postgraduate Medical Courses for the academic session 2021 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 2021 Admission Session)

NEET PG 2021 

Exam National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test-Post Graduate (NEET-PG)
Organiser National Board of Examinations (NBE)
Exam Mode Online

Master of Surgery (MS)

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

PG Diploma seats

Question Type Multiple Choice
Seats Approx 19,000
Exam Date September 11, 2021
Official Website

Note: Registration and submission of application form for appearing in the NEET-PG 2021 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 2021 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 To Be Held On September 11

The NBE has announced the NEET PG 2021 exam date. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has confirmed that the NEET PG 2021 will be conducted on September 11.

Candidates who have registered for the exam are advised to keep visiting the official portal for the details regarding admit card and exam guidelines. In April, the postgraduate medical entrance exam was postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis.

13 July 2021
NEET PG 2021 Exam To Be Postponed For At Least 4 Months

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET-PG) 2021 will be postponed by at least four months. Prime Minister Office (PMO) has announced that the NEET PG 2021 exam will not be held before August 31st. This will enable a large number of qualified doctors available for COVID duties.

Students will be given at least one month of time after the announcement of the exam date and other details. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reviewed the COVID-19 situation and decided to postpone the NEET PG 2021 exam. The NEET PG exam 2021 scheduled on April 18 was postponed due to a COVID surge. 


3 May 2021
NEET PG 2021 Application Correction Deadline Extended

The NBE has extended the NEET PG 2021 application correction facility. The registered candidates can make corrections till April 7 in view of internet outages in various parts of India. 

“Final edit window for correction of images uploaded in the application form has now been extended…till April 7 (3 pm)”, reads the official notification.

6 April 2021
NEET PG 2021 Application Correction Facility Begins

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has started the online application correction window for the NEET PG 2021. Candidates who have successfully submitted the applications can make changes till March 21, 2021. The NBE will be conducting the NEET PG 2021 exam on April 18 in a computer-based mode.

“Candidates who have successfully submitted their application during the application submission window shall only be allowed to edit their applications from March 19 to March 21, 2021. No new application can be registered during edit window,” NBE said.


19 March 2021
NEET PG 2021 Application Process Started

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has started the online application process for the Post Graduate (NEET-PG) 2021. Candidates can apply online through the official website at till March 15, 2021. 

NEET PG 2021 will be held across the country on April 18 for admission to 10,821 Master of Surgery (MS) seats, 19,953 Doctor of Medicine (MD) seats, and 1,979 PG Diploma seats offered by 6,102 government, private, deemed and central universities.

23 February 2021
NEET PG 2021 To Be Held On April 18
NEET PG 2021 Exam Will Be Held On April 18
NEET PG 2021 Postponed
NEET PG 2021 Exam Date Announced
NEET PG 2020 Counselling: Reopening Of Registration And Payment For Deemed Universities
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