NEET PG 2020 Exam Day Guidelines
Updated on Jan 5, 2020 - 11:14 a.m. IST by PriyamDave

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NEET PG 2020 Exam Day Guidelines - National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released the important NEET PG exam day guidelines 2020 for the candidates appearing for the exam on January 5, from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM. NEET PG exam guidelines released by NBE indicates the instructions related to what to carry, what not to carry, do's and don'ts and other details to be followed by aspirants in the exam hall and at the centre. As per the exam day guidelines of NEET PG 2020, it is mandatory to carry the admit card, photo ID proof and permanent/provisional registration certificate. Apart from this, any items carried in the NEET PG exam hall will be considered as unfair means and the candidature will be cancelled. It is necessary for medical graduates to follow NEET PG exam day guidelines 2020 as specified by NBE for successful completion of NEET PG 2020. Candidates are advised to report at the exam centre two hours prior to the commencement of exam for enough time for biometric and document verification.
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According to NEET PG exam day guidelines 2020, any items which can be used as the unfair means should not be carried at the examination centre. Read the article on NEET PG 2020 exam day guidelines to keep in mind on the day of examination.

NEET PG application form 2020 was released on November 1, 2019. Only the eligible candidates can register for postgraduate medical entrance examination.

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NBE released NEET PG exam day guidelines 2020 for medical graduates

To provide better instructions to the appearing candidates, NBE has releases the exam day guidelines of NEET PG 2020. Some of the basic guidelines for NEET PG 2020 are mentioned below.

  • As per these crucial NEET PG day guidelines 2020, candidates must carry NEET PG admit card 2020, any one photo ID (PAN card/Voter ID/Driving License/Passport/Aadhaar card), registration certificate issued by Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC).
  • Foreign nationals who will be taking the computer based test must carry their passport and proof of being a medical practitioner in their country.
  • The last entry will be allowed till 1:30 PM only, as specified in the NEET PG guidelines 2020 by NBE.
  • All the verification process will also be done through CCTVs and to check against any possible impersonation, candidate's identity will be verified.
  • NBE also mentioned the list of items prohibited during the NEET PG exam.

To read important instructions of NEET PG 2020 by NBE - Click here

What to carry at NEET PG exam centre 2020?

NEET PG will be conducted on January 5, 2020, for admission to postgraduate medical courses in government, private, deemed and central institutes across India. Candidates appearing for NEET PG 2020 must report at least two hours before the exam starts for verification. For verification purposes, the following documents will be required:

Document required at NEET PG exam centre



NEET PG Admit Card 2020

Printout of NEET PG 2020 admit card with latest passport size photograph affixed in the space provided

Registration certificate

Carry original and a photocopy of registration certificate issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC)

Valid ID proof (any one)

PAN Card, or

Driving License, or

Voter ID Card, or
Passport, or

Aadhar Card (with photograph)*

NEET PG exam day guidelines 2020 - important points to remember

  • In case a candidate who obtained a primary medical qualification from outside India do not have SMC/MCI registration, then s/he will be required to bring the passing certificate of original screening test issued on the letterhead of NBE.

  • *In case a candidate is carrying e-Aadhar to the exam centre of NEET PG 2020, then as per NEET PG exam day guidelines 2020, then the e-Aadhar card mentioning Aadhar number should be taken in good quality with coloured printout.

  • It should also be noted that the name and details mentioned in photo ID matches with the details in NEET PG 2020 admit card. If there are any differences, one is advised to bring relevant documents to show the change of details.

  • The specifications of photograph to be pasted on NEET PG admit card are mentioned below:

Specifications of photograph

  1. Size should not be less than 35 X 45 mm

  2. Should cover 75% face and neck of an applicant

  3. Caption must have name and date of birth of candidate

  4. The background should be with white background only

  5. Quality should be of at least 600 dpi resolutions

What not to carry at NEET PG exam centre?

As mentioned, no items which can be considered as unfair means should be carried at the exam centres. Also, there will be no arrangements will be done to keep the belongings of candidate. The articles which will not be allowed in the examination hall of NEET PG 2020 are:

  • Any stationery items - pen, paper, writing pad, pen drive, eraser, etc.

  • Any electronic device - mobile phones, tablet, calculator, watch, Bluetooth, etc.

  • Ornaments - ring, earing, chain, bangles, etc.

  • Other items - wallets, belt, goggles, etc.

  • Any eatable item - whether opened or packed

NEET PG 2020 Exam Day Guidelines – Reporting Time

NEET PG 2020 will be of three hours and thirty minutes examination which will begin at 3.30 PM sharp. As per the exam day guidelines of NEE PG 2020, candidates will be required to report at the allotted exam centre by 1.30 PM to complete all the necessary procedures pertaining to security checks including taking of digital image, left-thumb impression and others. Candidates are also advised to note that no entry will be given to any aspirant after 3:00 PM under any circumstances.

NEET PG 2020 exam day schedule

Exam activities


Reporting time

1:30 PM

Last entry closes at

3:00 PM

Candidate logs in

3:15 PM

NEET PG exam commences

3:30 PM

NEET PG exam concludes

7:00 PM

NEET PG 2020 Exam Day Guidelines - Verification Process

As mentioned, the document and biometric verification of a candidate before the commencement of NEET PG entrance examination. Therefore, aspirants are requested to report at the allotted centre before the reporting time.

Security check process



ID Verification

Any one of identity proofs mentioned above carried by candidate will be checked by security guard during the entry.

Biometric verification (Left-hand thumb)

Punch-in will be done through biometric machine through left hand thumb

Digital image

For future references, a digital image of aspirant will be captured.

NEET PG Exam Pattern 2020



Examination Mode

Computer-Based Test

Examination Duration

3 hours and 30 minutes

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice

Number of Questions

300 with four alternative responses for each

Marking Scheme

4 marks for every correct answer

1 mark to be deducted for each wrong answer

0 mark for unattempted question

Examination Syllabus

Based on the MBBS curriculum including pre-clinical, clinical, para-clinical subjects.

Examination Medium


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is 600 marks in Neet PG 2020 will get Seat in Government college in Tamil Nadu?

Payal 27th Jan, 2020

Hii aspirants

let me clear your doubt.

Yes there js a high chance to get seat in government college in Tamil nadu fot neet pg 2020 with this marksi. E 600 as  your marks is quite good .

I hope my answer will help you out.

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is NEET PG is eligible for DNB too?

Payal 27th Jan, 2020

Hii aspirants

let me clear your doubt

Yes the admission to DNB 2020 for Post MBBS courses will be done on the basis of merit list of NEET PG  only.

For more details you can visit the site

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neet pg 2020 how to caliculate catagiri rank

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 27th Jan, 2020
Predicting the category rank is difficult. You can go through the link below and use the rank predictor tool to predict your NEET PG rank

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Hello sir/mam I got All India rank 6960. Is there a chance that Ill get a good college or by state merit list?

Yashu Shrivastava 27th Jan, 2020

Hello Aditi

If you want to know the best colleges you can get with this rank,you can use NEET PG college predictor tool from here for both State and All India colleges.

You can also check NEET PG last year cut off of best colleges here

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What will be expected number of seats in नान क्लिनिकल stream and cut off मार्क्स accordingly

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 27th Jan, 2020


Through NEET PG exam, admission will be granted to around 19,953 Doctor of Medicine (MD), 10,821 Masters of Surgery (MS), 1979 PG Diploma seats offered by medical institutes across India.

The cutoff and seat matrix varies from college to college and course to course. Kindly mention the college name if you wish to know the details of any particular college so we can provide you the information accordingly.

Good Luck!

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