NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2018

NEET PG Eligibility CriteriaNEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Aspirants of NEET PG seeking admission in 2018 session, were advised to check eligibility criteria of NEET PG 2018 before filling the application form. Online registration and scheduling for NEET PG 2018 began from October 31, 2017 and the exam was held on January 7, 2018. National Board of Examination (NBE) is the conducting authority of NEET PG 2018 and they enlisted minimum NEET PG 2018 eligibility criteria which must be fulfiled by candidates. In case any candidate doesn't meet NEET PG eligibility criteria 2018, s/he stand to become ineligible for NEET PG 2018 examination and his/her candidature will be cancelled with immediate effect.

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NEET PG is a single window, annual entrance examination which enables admission to postgraduate courses in all government, private and other deemed medical universities/colleges in India. Last year, NEET replaced All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination (AIPGMEE) to become single entrance test for postgraduate courses in India. So, it has become all the more pertinent for the candidates to ensure that they fulfil NEET PG 2018 eligibility criteria before they start filling the application form. Check eligibility criteria of NEET PG 2018 from this article.

 

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

MBBS Degree: In accordance with NEET PG 2018 eligibility criteria, candidates must possess an MBBS degree or provisional MBBS pass certificate recognized as per the provisions laid under Indian Medical Council Act 1956.

  • Candidates who studied/passed MBBS from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K are not eligible for admissions in seats reserved under All India quota of 50%. However, as per the eligibility criteria of NEET PG 2018, if any of these candidates were nominated by GoI (Government of India) to complete MBBS degree from a medical college in former Andhra Pradesh and J&K, they will be eligible to apply for admission under 50% all India quota. Although, the candidate will require to submit a duly signed affidavit, declaring that he/she was nominated by GoI to study MBBS in that state, and a printout of the acknowledgement of online NEET PG 2018 application form submission to Deputy Director (Examinations), National Board of Examinations, Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, New Delhi- 110029.

Internship Requirement: NEET PG 2018 eligibility criteria makes it mandatory for candidates to complete the one-year rotary internship. The completion date of internship must be on or before March 31, 2018.

 

MCI Certificate: Candidates must possess a permanent or provisional registration certificate issued by Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC). As per NEET PG eligibility criteria 2018, it is necessary to furnish MCI/SMC certificate on the day of examination and at the time of counselling, otherwise, one will be deemed ineligible.

 

Aadhaar Card (New)Candidates (unless with domicile in J&K, Assam or Meghalaya) are required to enter their aadhaar card details at the time of online registration of NEET PG 2018. Those who do not have Aadhaar card should get themselves enrolled for aadhaar from an Aadhaar Enrollment Centre (list available at www.uidai.gov.in). Those candidates who have already applied for Aadhaar but haven't yet received it, they must enter 14 digits Aadhaar enrollment ID printed on their Aadhaar enrollment slip. 

 

NEET PG 2018 Eligibility Criteria For Foreign Nationals

  • As per new guidelines, it is not mandatory for foreign nationals to possess a temporary registration certificate from MCI at the time of writing NEET PG examination.

  • Foreign nationals are eligible to write NEET PG, without MCI registration.

  • However, NEET PG eligibility criteria 2018 state that foreign nationals will be required to obtain a temporary registration certificate from MCI for the duration of PG course.

At the time of counselling, candidates who have obtained their primary medical qualification from outside India and who do not have MCI/SMC registration certificate, they are required to bring their original screening test pass certificate issued on NBE letterhead.

 

NEET PG 2018 Eligibility Criteria as per Domicile Status

S.No.

Domicile State

State from which  MBBS Passed From

Eligibility for 50% All India Quota

1.

Candidates with domicile status in states other than AP (Andhra Pradesh)/Telangana/J&K

AP/ Telangana/ J&K

Eligible (provided an affidavit is submitted, as mentioned above)

2.

AP/ Telangana/ J&K

AP/ Telangana/ J&K

Not Eligible

3.

AP/ Telangana/ J&K

States outside AP/ Telangana/ J&K

Eligible

Who is Not eligible as per NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2018?

  • Candidates found in violation of eligibility criteria of NEET PG 2018 will not be permitted to appear for NEET PG entrance exam. If in case an ineligible candidate gets successful in appearing for or clearing NEET PG 2018 exam, his/her candidature will be deemed cancelled.

  • As per NEET PG eligibility criteria 2018, candidates are required to complete the one-year rotating internship on or before March 31, 2018. Any candidate who isn’t likely to complete his/her internship before or on this date, will not be eligible to apply for NEET PG 2018.

  • Applicants whose MBBS degrees aren’t recognized as per Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, they will not be eligible for NEET PG as per the eligibility criteria of NEET PG 2018.

Important Points for NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2018

  • According to NEET PG 2018 eligibility criteria, one candidate can register and appear only once for one academic year of NEET PG. This entails that once registered, a candidate will not be allowed to refill the form or change the exam location, etc. for that year. 

  • Candidates are advised to carefully fill the start and completion dates of their one-year rotary internship. As per eligibility criteria of NEET PG 2018, the dates entered in the online form will be considered final. Thus, they should match with the dates on the original certificate when candidates furnish the certificate at the time of counselling.

  • It is important to note that selection or admission in any medical institution via NEET PG 2018 entrance will be subjected to fulfiling NEET PG eligibility criteria 2018.

NEET PG 2018 was conducted on January 7, 2018. It was a Computer Based Test (CBT) comprising of 300 single best response MCQs. Interested candidates were advised to check complete details about NEET PG 2018 eligibility criteria before filling application form on careers360.

 

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I am from Maharashtra. Please let me know How to apply for NEET PG in Aurbindo Medical College, Indore (M.P.)? My Rank is 19040.

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According to NEET-PG 2018 , no seprate quota is given for Economically Backward class. Reservation is given purely on the basis of caste..Also reservation are given to Physically Disabled candidates.

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