National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (PG) Exam

NEET PG Examination Pattern

The examination will be held on January 6, 2020, and it will be a single day in a single session. At the time of online registration, a candidate will be required to choose the city in which he/she wants to take the test.

Allocation of time for the NEET-PG 2020 shall be as follows:

Activities Session
(3:30 PM - 7:00 PM)
Allow Candidates to enter the examination centre
and commence Biometric Registration
3:30 PM
Entry closes at Examination Centre 3:00 PM
Grant access for Candidate Login 3:15 PM
Candidates log in to read instructions 3:20 PM
Exam Start Time 3:30 PM
Exam End Time 7:00 PM

Syllabus: The syllabus for NEET-PG shall comprise of subjects/knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by Medical Council of India with prior approval of Government of India. To know more, click on the attached file in the syllabus description field.

NEET-PG shall be a multiple choice questions exam delivered on the computer-based platform (CBT). The examination comprises of 300 Multiple Choices, single correct response questions in English language only. Time allotted is 3hrs 30 mins.

Negative marking: There shall be 25% negative marking for incorrect answers. No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.

Allocation Of Marks For Each MCQ:

Response Marks
Correct Response 4 Marks
Incorrect Response 1 Mark Shall Be Deducted
Unattempted Questions Zero Marks

Subject Wise Distribution Of Questions For NEET-PG 2020:

Sl.No Subject Subject Wise Weightage Of Questions (In Nos.)
1 Anatomy 17
2 Physiology 17
3 Biochemistry 16
4 Pharmacology 20
5 Microbiology 20
6 Pathology 25
7 Forensic Medicine 10
8 Social And Preventive Medicine 25
9 General Medicine Including Dermatology And Venereology & Psychiatry 45
10 General Surgery Including Orthopedics & Anaesthesia & Radiodiagnosis 45
11 Obstetrics And Gynaecology 30
12 Paediatrics 10
13 Ophthalmology 10
14 ENT 10
Total 300
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