National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (PG) Exam

How to Crack NEET PG

NEET-PG (National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for Post-Graduation), which was replaced by the AIPGMEE (All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination), is conducted for various MD/MS and PG Diploma courses across the country. This online exam consists of 300 questions and one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. The NEET-PG exam consists of questions across 15 subjects. The subjects are:

Sl.No Subject Subject Wise Weightage Of Questions (In Nos.)
1 Anatomy 17
2 Physiology 17
3 Biochemistry 16
4 Pathology 25
5 Pharmacology 20
6 Microbiology 20
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 & Radio Diagnosis 45
11 Obstetrics And Gynaecology 30
12 Paediatrics 10
13 ENT 10
14 Ophthalmology 10
Total 300

Gather The Reference Books & Study Materials:

As mentioned above, NEET PG consists of 15 subjects and every subject has weightage in the exam. Almost all the questions are core, hence, it is suggested to follow specialised books for each subject. We also advise candidates to keep their options limited because too many reference books will spoil the preparation time.

Prepare Based On Weightage:

It is always advised to prepare based on the weightage of the subjects. As stated above, Surgery, Ent, Orthopedics & Anaesthesia and Medicine Dermatology And Venereology together consist of more than 80 questions. It is better to focus on these subjects during the initial stage of preparation. We also suggest candidates focus on other important subjects such as social and preventive medicine, Obstetrics And Gynaecology and Social And Preventive Medicine.

Prepare Your Own Notes:

The NEET PG is one of the toughest examinations in the country and one should prepare their own strategies to crack the exam. While preparing for the exam, it is advised to make their own notes which should contain all the highlighted points besides important facts and figures. This self-prepared notes will help you a lot during the revision.

Work On Accuracy And Speed:

It is a tough job for anyone to attempt all the 300 questions in NEET PG in 3 hours 30 minutes. One will have less than a minute to answer a single question. Hence, aspirants are advised to increase their speed while preparing for the exam. It is also advised to make sure they do not mark the wrong answer because of the negative marking.

Take Mock-tests At Regular Intervals:

Taking an online exam is different from the offline. This is even applied in the preparation. We advise candidates to take enough online mock tests to get familiar. This will even acquaint candidates about the exam pattern. Taking the full-length mock tests will always display where you stand in the competition.

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