NEET PG 2017 Exam To Be Held on Dec 16 in Chennai

By Malavikka

Cyclone 'Vardah' has hindered yet another examination process in Chennai. The National Board of Examination has postponed the NEET PG 2017 exam in Chennai due to the bad weather condition there. The exams were earlier scheduled to be held at six centers.


Even after the government announced holiday for schools and colleges, and private institutions were sent an advisory to not work, the exams were not deferred.Nevertheless, after the morning session, the afternoon session was postponed. The morning session was conducted as per the schedule.

In an official statement, the Board has said that the revised schedule will be intimidated informed shortly. The news was tweeted on Monday by NBE Executive Director, Dr Bipin Batra.

Later, the board announced that exams will be conducted on December 16 in the morning session.

The candidates can download the admit cards from December 14 post 1 pm. The hall ticket will include the venue details. For doubts clarification, the candidate can contact: Phone: 0124-6771700/ 1800111700 (toll free). Email:

NEET PG 2017 Exam To Be Held on Dec 16 in Chennai

Below are listed the exam centres for the NEET PG 2017

  • Apollo Engineering College, Sriperumbudur
  • Chennai Institute of Technology, Kundrathur
  • Dhanalakshmi Engineering College, Manimangalam Post
  • EduSurge, Alwarpet
  • EduSurge, Ambattur
  • Prometric Testing Private Limited, Kodambakkam


NEET-PG is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination for post graduate programs such as MD/MS and PG Diploma Courses as per Section (10) of Indian Medical Council Act 1956.

No other entrance examination is required for entry to MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses as per the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.

Institutions such as PGIMER, Chandigarh; SGPGIMS, Lucknow; JIPMER, Puducherry; NIMHANS, Bengaluru and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum however are excluded from NEET's jurisdiction.

Duration for the exam will be 3 hours and 30 minutes. The language it is conducted in is English. There will be 300 questions in the form of multiple choice. The good part is that there is no negative marking.

Also Read: Political Parties Unite for NEET

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