NEET PG 2020
NEET PG 2020 – Medical Counselling Committee, on May 22 has extended the last date to resign the NEET PG 2020 counselling seat to June 1, 2020. Earlier, on April 15 has extended the last date to report to the allotted college for round one to April 24, 2020. which was earlier April 20, 2020. Along with this, the authority has also released two notices, one for the auto-up-gradation of seats in round two and another for queries regarding the mop-up round. The authroity declared the final result of NEET PG 2020 counseling round one on April 11. Qualified candidates can download their allotment letter from 5 PM of April 11, 2020. Candidates can report at the designated colleges from the April 13 to 24, 2020. Candidates can either report to the allotted college physically or they can report them in online mode to allotted colleges. Earlier, in the view of the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, NEET PG counselling round one had been postponed by Medical Counselling Committee. The registration for round one could be done until March 23 up to 11:55 PM, on the other hand, aspirants could avail the choice locking option till March 24 up to 11:55 PM. The counseling for NEET PG 2020 for round two and three has been postponed until further notice. National Board of Examinations (NBE) had successfully conducted NEET PG on January 5, 2020, from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM, in computer based mode across 162 exam cities in the country. The registration of NEET PG 2020 counselling for the first round had commenced on March 12, 2020.
Extended: NEET PG counselling 2020; last date for resigning seat extended to June 1
Candidates seeking more information regarding the counselling schedule of NEET PG can refer to the table below. NBE had earlier released the NEET PG 2020 scorecard for 50% All India Quota seats on the official website of nbe.edu.in. Qualified candidates can download their individual scorecards by using their log in credentials. It is to be noted that aspirants who studied MBBS from Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for 50% All India Quota seats. Earlier, the authority had declared NEET PG result 2020 for All India Quota (AIQ) 50% seats in online mode on February 18. The result of NEET PG 2020 was released in PDF format on January 30. The cutoff score had also been released. Through an official notice, the authority had asked candidates from Jammu & Kashmir to provide their documents for eligibility under 50% AIQ seats. Qualified candidates will be allowed to participate in NEET PG counselling process for admissions.
Earlier, a day before the exam, the authority had released the basic NEET PG exam day guidelines 2020 for candidates mentioning what to carry, what not to carry, do's & don'ts and other details. In NEET PG 2020 exam, candidates had to answer 300 objective type questions within three hours and thirty minutes. NBE had issued the admit card of NEET PG 2020 on December 31, 2019. The application form of NEET PG 2020 was available till November 21, 2019.
Counselling for to 50% All India quota seats, all seats in Deemed/Central Universities and ESIC colleges will be conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), while the remaining 50% state quota seats will be conducted by the respective state counselling authorities. NEET PG will be the basis 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. For NEET PG 2019, a total of 1,43,148 candidates had registered out of which 79,633 candidates qualified. For the detailed information related to NEET PG 2020 including eligibility criteria, exam pattern, important dates, admit card, result, cutoff, and counselling, candidates can check the article below.
NEET PG 2020 – Overview
|NEET PG Exam Date||January 5, 2020|
|Examination Name||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduation|
|Exam Conducting Body||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|Commonly Called||NEET PG|
|Exam Category||Post Graduate|
|Test Cities||162 across India|
|Total Number of Colleges|
|Institutes not covered by centralised admissions of NEET PG 2020||AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS|
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum
|Candidates Appeared (2019)||143148|
NEET PG 2020 - Latest News and Updates
- The authority on May 22 has extended the last date to resign NEET PG 2020 counselling seat to June 1, 2020.
- The authority, on April 15 has extended the last date of reporting to the designated college for round one of NEET PG counselling 2020 to April 24.
- The authorities have declared result for the counselling of NEET PG in online mode on April 11, 2020. Qualified candidates can download their allotment letter from 5 PM. Aspirants can begin reporting to the college allotted to them from April 13, in physical or online mode.
- MCC to declare the result of NEET PG 2020 counselling for round one on April 10. Candidates can report at the allotted college till April 20, 2020. Candidates can check the official notice of MCC regarding the NEET PG counselling below.
- MCC has postponed the dates for NEET PG counselling 2020 round till March 24. Round two and three for NEET PG has been cancelled until further notice.
- The registrations for first round of NEET PG counselling has started, link to register is provided above.
- Authorities has released the NEET PG 2020 counselling schedule through an notice. Eligible aspirants can registered themseves for the the first round of NEET PG counselling form March 12 to March 22, 2020. Candidates can refer to the table below to know all shedule dates of NEET PG 2020.
- NBE has released NEET PG 2020 scorecards for 50% All India Quota seats on February 18, 2020.
- NBE has released the NEET PG merit list for 50 % AIQ seats for every category applicants on February 18, 2020, candidates can download it in PDF format by visiting official website.
- Through and official notice on February 6,2020, NBE has declared that candidates who have studied/passed MBBS from Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for 50% All India Quota seats except those who were nominated by the Government of India to do MBBS in Jammu & Kashmir. Such candidates will be required to submit an affidavit till February 10, 2020 stating that they were nominated by the Government of India to do MBBS from Jammu & Kashmir and are not a domicile of the state. Aspirants are required to submit the affidavit in the mentioned address as well as send a scanned copy to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates can check out the PDF Of the notice along with the affidavit by clicking here
- The authorities have released the scorecard of NEET PG 2020 on February 5. Candidates can download the same by entering thier login credentials
- NBE has released the synopsis of NEET PG 2020 result on January 30, 2020.
- NBE has announced NEET PG 2020 result and cutoff on January 30. Link to check the same is provided above. Qualified candidates will be allowed to participate in the counselling.
- On January 14, 2020, NTA has released a Non-Disclosure Agreement for NEET PG. Click here to check the official notice.
- As per NEET PG exam analysis 2020, some of the candidates found exam very lengthy as compared to last year. Through Twitter, Careers360 QnA platform and other social medias, aspirants have shared their analysis of NEET PG 2020. As per Pranshu, the paper was lengthy and more questions from Clinical were asked. The exam had hand-made images from Histology section and was far difficult than last year.
- The authorities have released NEET PG admit card 2020 on December 31, 2019 in online mode. Candidates can download the same using their login credentials
- The authorities have released an official notification on December 28, 2019 informing candidates that the admit card of NEET PG 2020 will be released on December 31, in online mode. Earlier, NEET PG admit card 2020 was to be released on December 28, 2019. Aspirants can check below for the official notification.
- NEET PG edit window - The facility to correct the mistakes in NEET PG application form will be available from December 3, 2019. As per the official notice, only date of birth, gender, category of candidates, physical disability status and EWS status can be edited/modified. Check the official notification below.
- NEET PG Exam Centres: The authority has increased the number of exam centres for NEET PG 2020. As many as 14 test cities have been added to the tally.
- NBE has released the application form on November 1, 2019, along with the information brochure.
NEET PG 2020 exam official notification
NEET PG 2020 Statistics
Statistics of Registered Candidates in NEET PG 2020
|No. of candidates registered||167102|
|Cities in which exam conducted||169|
|Test Centres where NEET PG 2020 conducted||562|
|Independent Appraisers appointed at NEET PG Test Centres||1248|
Statistics of Appeared Candidates in NEET PG 2020
|No. Of Candidates Present||160888|
|No. Of Candidates declared Ineligible||12|
Important Dates of NEET PG 2020
Candidates appearing for NEET PG 2020 must keep track of the important dates related to the exam.
Information Brochure of NEET PG
November 1, 2019
Application form releases
November 1, 2019
Application form ends
November 21, 2019
Availability of correction window
December 3 to 7, 2019
December 21, 2019
NEET PG Admit Card
December 31, 2019
NEET PG 2020 Exam
January 5, 2020
NEET PG Result
January 30, 2020
NEET PG 2020 Rank Card
February 5, 2020
NEET PG 2020 Merit List
February 17, 2020
NEET PG AIQ 50% Merit List
February 20, 2020
|NEET PG first round of counselling||March 12, 2020|
|Provisional seat allotment list||April 9, 2020|
|Result of first round of counselling||April 11, 2020 - Latest|
|Downloading of allotment letter||April 11, 2020 (from 5 PM)|
|Reporting to the allotted college||April 13 to April 24, 2020- Extended|
|Second round of NEET PG 2020 counselling||To be notified|
|Mop-up round of NEET PG counselling 2020||To be notified|
Release of NEET PG revised cutoff
To be notified
The result of NEET PG 2020 had been declared by NBE in the online mode on January 30, 2020. The result had been published on the official website in the PDF format containing the roll number, score obtained (out of 1200) and NEET PG rank of the candidates. After the release of NEET-PG result, the authority had also published the scorecard for NEET PG 2020 on February 5. The scorecard had been released for the candidates who qualified for the 50% All India Quota seats. Candidates could download the scorecard from the official website as it is not sent to the candidates individually. All the candidates who have qualified according to the NEET PG 2020 results are eligible for the further processes of admission.
NBE has the sole authority to decide the NEET PG 2020 cutoff which has been declared along with the result. The NEET PG 2020 cutoff score depends on various factors like difficulty level of the exam, number of applicants and availability of seats among others. Only the candidates who qualify according to NEET PG cutoff 2020 have been included in the merit list released by NBE. Candidates must have secured marks corresponding to the NEET PG cutoff percentile in order to qualify. Previous year cutoff of NEET PG for various categories has been given below.
NEET PG Cutoff
Cut Off Percentile
|Cutoff score (2020)||Cutoff score (2019)||Cutoff score (2018)|
General-Persons with Disability (PwD)
Revision of NEET PG 2020 Cutoff
Every year, in order to fill the vacant seats left, the union government in consultation with Medical Council of India lower the cutoff allowing more candidates to participate in the NEET PG counselling procedure. The authority publishes as revised NEET PG cutoff percentile along with corresponding marks. Last year, the cutoff of NEET PG was lowered to 44 for general category, 39 for persons with a disability, and 34 percentile for SC/ST/OBC category candidates. Candidates can check the revised NEET PG cutoff in the table below.
|Category||Lowered cutoff percentile||Lowered cutoff scores||NEET PG cutoff percentile||NEET PG cutoff scores|
|General||44 percentile||313||50 percentile||340|
|SC/ST/OBC||34 percentile||270||40 percentile||295|
|PWD||39 percentile||291||45 percentile||317|
NEET PG counselling is conducted at two levels which include all India counselling and counselling at the state level. The NEET PG counselling 2020 for 50% All India Quota seats is being conducted by Directorate General of Health Sciences on behalf of Medical Council of India. It will be held in two rounds – first and second. A mop-up round will also be conducted for central, Deemed universities and ESIC only. Candidates will be required to participate in the online NEET PG 2020 counselling and fill in their choices of institutions in the order of their preferences. The allotment of seats in various institutions will be based on the candidates’ merit rank and the opted preference. The result of each round of NEET PG counselling 2020 will be declared on the official website of MCC. The authorities have declared the result for first round of counselling on April 11, 2020.
The counselling for the 50% of state quota seats will be conducted by the respective state counselling authority. Each state publishes its own merit list, counselling schedule, seat allotment list and applies domicile criteria. Candidates who wish to take admission in the 50% state quota seats, seats offered in private colleges and institutes will have to fill the application form released by the state counselling authority.
NEET PG Statistics 2019
After the conclusion of NEET PG, NBE releases the statistics of the exam mentioning the number of candidates who appeared and qualified the PG entrance test. In the year 2019, a total of 1,48,713 aspirants took the PG entrance test, of which only 1,43,148 candidates qualified. Also, check the region-wise NEET PG statistics 2019 in the table below.
NEET PG Statistics
Check the category-wise total number candidates who were mentioned in NEET PG 2019 result which is as mentioned in the table below.
NEET PG Category-wise statistics
NEET PG Toppers 2019
In NEET PG 2019, the following candidates emerged as toppers. The list of toppers along with their score and rank has been given below.
|S.No.||Name||Score (out 1200)||All India Rank|
|1.||Ashraf M Kesarani||1,006||1|
|5||Rajat R Garuda||979||5|
NEET PG 2020- Participating Institutes
NEET PG 2020 aspirants must know about the number of colleges in which admission to MD/MS and PG Diploma courses is taken on the basis of NEET PG. NBE releases the information brochure which mentions the list of colleges which will participate in the counselling process of NEET PG 2020. To check the list of colleges/institutes, click here
Aspirants must ensure that they meet the NEET PG 2020 eligibility criteria as set by the NBE before they apply. The eligibility criteria have been listed below.
Candidates are required to possess a recognized MBBS degree.
Candidates must possess a provisional/permanent registration certificate issued by the Medical Council of India or State Medical Council.
Candidates must complete their compulsory one-year rotatory internship by March 31, 2020, according to the eligibility criteria of NEET PG 2020.
Candidates completing their MBBS from the Jammu and Kashmir will be eligible for admission to the 50% All India Quota seats only if they have been nominees of the Government of India for the Central Pool Quota seats.
Candidates are required to possess an Aadhar card according to NEET PG 2020 eligibility criteria.
NEET PG 2020 for admission to the postgraduate course
Scope of NEET PG 2020
NEET for postgraduate courses in the academic year 2020-2021 will include admission to the following:
1) All India 50% quota seats (except Jammu and Kashmir)
2) State quota seats (including seats in Jammu and Kashmir)
3) All private medical colleges, institutions & universities/Deemed Universities all across the country.
4) Armed forces Medical Services Institutions
5) DNB broad speciality courses
Even if the majority of MD/MS seats are filled through NEET PG 2020. There are few institutions which do not fall under the purview of NEET PG2020.
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum
NBE has released the NEET PG admit card 2020 from December 31, 2019, onwards. Candidates who will successfully complete the process of registration for NEET PG 2020 will be allowed to download the NEET PG 2020 admit card. The authority informs the registered aspirants through an email and SMS on the registered Email address and mobile number. The admit card of NEET PG 2020 includes the candidates’ personal details, date, and timings of the exam and examination centre details. The printout of NEET PG 2020 hall ticket must be carried at the exam centre along with the photo ID proof.
The exam pattern of NEET PG 2020 has been discussed in detail below.
3 hours and 30 minutes
Type of Questions
Number of Questions
300 with four alternative responses for each
+4 for every correct answer, -1 for every incorrect answer,
0 marks for unanswered questions
Based on the MBBS curriculum including pre-clinical, clinical, para-clinical subjects.
NEET PG Syllabus 2020
The NBE prepares the syllabus of NEET PG 2020 will comprise entirely of the subjects studied in the MBBS and BDS curriculum. The NEET PG 2020 syllabus comprises of all three subjects of Pre-clinical, para-clinical and clinical. The approximate weightage and the number of questions from each of the topics have been described in detail below.
NEET PG 2020 – Subject-wise Weightage of Questions
Subject-wise weightage of questions
Social and Preventive Medicine
General Medicine Including Dermatology & Venerology & Psychiatry
General Surgery Including Orthopedics, Anaesthesia and Radiodiagnosis
Obstetrics and Gynecology
NEET PG Demo Test 2020
Candidates who have applied for NEET PG 2020 can use the demo test that will has been released by NBE on December 21, 2019. The demo test of NEET PG 2020 will be similar in all respects to the actual computer-based test. Candidates need not login as the test is a demo but are urged to take a look at it. They can familiarize themselves with the exam pattern, time their performance and check out areas where they need to improve.
NEET PG Mock Test Links
NEET PG is a propriety examination which is conducted by NBE. The contents of this exam are kept confidential. Candidates at the time of submitting at the NEET PG application form enter into a non-disclosure agreement with the exam conducting authority. Owing to this NDA the NEET PG answer key 2020 will not be released. Through this, candidates are restricted from discussing the question paper of NEET PG 2020. Leading coaching centres may publish a memory-based answer key of NEET PG. If such an answer key is published it will be provided on our website.
Candidates who wish to appear for NEET PG 2020 will be required to fill the application form of NEET PG 2020 which had been released on November 1, 2019. A link to fill the application form has been provided above. The mode of release and submission of NEET PG application form 2020 is online only. The last date to fill the NEET PG application form 2020 is November 21, 2019. In order to fill the application form of NEET PG 2020 following steps will have to be completed.
NEET PG online registration
Filling of NEET PG application form
Selection of NEET PG exam city
Uploading of images
Payment of NEET PG application fee
Printing of the confirmation page
Each candidate will have to pay the prescribed registration fee which has been mentioned below.
NEET PG Application Fee
NEET PG Application Form 2020 Correction Window
The authority will opened the correction window facility of NEET PG 2020 application form on December 3 to 7. All applicants must ensure that the information provided by them in the online submission of NEET PG application form is correct. In case there are mistakes committed at the time of filling the application form, candidates will be able to edit fields after the submission of the form. However, not all fields can be edited/ modified. Following is the list of fields which can and cannot be edited.
Fields which can be edited:
- Date of birth
- Physical disability status
- EWS status
The passport size photograph, signature and thumb impression should be uploaded as per the specifications.
Fields which cannot be edited:
- Name of candidate
- Mobile number
- Email ID
- Testing city
Candidates appearing for the entrance test will be required to choose NEET PG 2020 exam centre at the time of filling the application form. The list of NEET PG exam centre has been revealed with the release of the NEET PG 2020 information brochure on November 1, 2019. This year, a total of 162 exam centres of NEET PG 2020 which can be opted. Candidates will have to choose the NEET PG 2020 exam centre in the order of their preference while filling the application form. Candidates must note that that the exam centres will be provided only on the first-come-first-serve basis. Candidates will be provided with a list of NEET PG exam centres 2020 along with the total number of seats that are available in the particular test centres of a city. They are required to click on ‘Save & Proceed’ after selecting their preferences. The specific details on the exam centre of NEET PG 2020 on the admit card.
|S.No.||Test City||S.No.||Test City|
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET PG 2020
Question: Do all institutes take admission through NEET PG exam?
Not all institutes consider NEET PG scores for admissions these include AIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER, SGPGIMS Lucknow, NIMHANS Bengaluru, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum.
Question: What is a mop-up round?
Mop-up round of counselling is conducted for filling the seats that are left vacant after three rounds of counselling to fill MBBS seats in the medical colleges of the country.
Question: Will NEET PG be conducted twice a year from 2020?
As per the information provided and important dates released indication is that NEET PG 2020 will be held once. Any further changes or announcement will be notified to candidates.
Question: Do the number of seats remain same every year in NEET PG?
The number of seats differ on the basis of category and participating institutes.
Question: How many institutes will participate in NEET PG 2020?
A total of 114 institutes nationwide will be participating in NEET PG 2020.
Question: Will an E-Aadhaar be allowed to the exam hall?
Please ensure that the e-Aadhaar card is a good quality colour print out with a clearly visible photograph. The photograph should not have kinks, scratches and stains. It should definitely match with the candidates presenting the e- Aadhaar card.
Question: Where to get the PwD certificates from? is there a list of centres?
Yes. The NEET PG information brochure does mention the list of centres for this. Kindly check and go to the nearest one to get the certificate in hand.
Question: Are there any specific rules for Indian or OCI students who did their graduation outside the country but have no registration as of yet?
Students as mentioned above who have obtained their Primary Medical Qualification outside India should bring their original screening test pass certificate issued on NBE letterhead if they do not have SMC/MCI registration.
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Questions related to NEET PG
will fmg get a pg seat in govt collage?
FMGE is an examination for Foreign Medical Graduates to practise in India. For example, if an Indian Candidate has gone abroad to study Medicine and wants to return to India and practise in India, he/she has to appear for FMGE. So it is not an entrance examination for admission to MD/MS. For admission to MD/MS you need to appear for NEET PG.
I want to give neet pg for mpt.. is there different neet pg for mpt than neet for md admission..plz also guide me about entrance for mpt admission
Thank you for your query. There are a lot of differences between the NEET exams for MD and MPT. The following is the syllabus for NEET in MPT:
- Material and Childcare Physiotherapy
- Sampling Distribution
- Research Methodology
- Normal Motor Development
- Level of Healthcare and Fitness
All the best
my son scored neet pg 2020 air 22767. he get all india round two government quota seat clinical branch tell me mam and sir which state which branch tell me please
Sangli Medical College: General Surgery
Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences: Paediatrics
Kolkata Medical College: Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
BMCRI: Forensic Medicine
Now as mentioned this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors. Now to check the complete list of colleges that he might have a chance at, please use our College predictor:https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-college-predictor
IF I complete my MD out of India after returning India I have to give neet Pg
see to get permanent registration certificate issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC) you need to appear in fmge exam, however Candidates with a postgraduate medical degree obtained in the countries of Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand and the United States of America need not appear in FMGE screening test as they can directly register with MCI/SMC as per the last year notifications.
I need a seat in NIMS General medicine my cast is ST ,which rank I m supposed to get?
According to the previous year trends, you will have to be in the top 40 percentile in NEET exam. This percentile generally corresponds to a minimum score of nearly 120. To view updated cutoff as announced, and for other information, please refer to the following link
Hope this helps!