NEET PG Exam Pattern 2020
Sahiba.Sharma, 28 Aug 2019, #NEET PG

NEET PG Exam Pattern 2020 - Medical graduates who wish to appear for postgraduate medical entrance examination should be familiar with NEET PG 2020 exam pattern. National Board of Education (NBE) will be conducting NEET PG entrance exam nationwide on January 5 in online mode. The exam pattern of NEET PG includes details like mode of exam, the number of questions, timings, syllabus, etc. to help candidates understand the pattern of the entrance exam. NBE has released the information brochure for NEET PG 2020 on November 1 which includes all important details pertaining to the entrance exam. NEET PG is conducted once a year in online mode for admission to medical colleges across the nation.

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NEET PG Exam Pattern 2020

It is indispensable for candidates to understand NEET PG 2020 exam pattern before beginning to prepare strategies for the entrance exam preparation. The important details pertaining to the exam pattern are given in the points below.

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  • Exam Date and Mode - NBE will be conducting NEET PG 2020 on January 5, 2020, in computer-based mode.

  • Language of Exam - The exam will be conducted in the English language

  • Duration of Exam - Candidates will be allotted a total of 3 hours 30 minutes to complete their examination

  • Types of questions and total marks- NEET PG 2020 will consist of objective type questions and the maximum marks is 1200

  • Total number of questions - According to the exam pattern of NEET PG there will be a total of 300 questions in the entrance examination which will be divided into three sections

  • Number of questions from each section - The section-wise distribution of questions is given in the table below.

Distribution of Questions (Section-wise)

Section

Number of Questions

Part A

50

Part B

100

Part c

150

  • Marking Scheme - Candidates need to note that as per NEET PG exam pattern 2020 there will be negative marking in the examination. Refer to the table below for marking scheme

NEET PG 2020 - Marking Scheme

Response

Marks

Correct answer

4

Wrong answer

1

Unanswered

0

  • Syllabus - All subjects taught during MBBS which includes Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical and Clinical subjects are part of the syllabus.

  • Exam day schedule - The table given below gives exam day schedule of NEET PG 2020

NEET PG 2020 - Exam Day Schedule

Activities

Session (3:30 PM to 7:00 PM)

Entry to the examination centre and commencement of Biometric Registration

1:30 PM

Closing of entry

3 PM

Grant of access for Candidate login

3:15 PM

Candidate Login for reading instructions

3:20 PM

Exam start

3:30 PM

Exam end

7 PM

  • Review Questions - As part of NEET PG 2020 exam pattern, while giving examination, candidates will be given the option to mark any attempted of the unattempted question for review. By doing this candidate will be provided with the provision of going through these questions once again before the end of the examination and answer them. It is to be noted that the questions marked for review will be evaluated as per NEET PG 2020 marking scheme mentioned above.

  • Subject-wise weightage - The table is given below gives subject-wise weightage of questions in NEET PG 2020

NEET PG 2020 Subject-wise weightage

S. No.

Subject

Subject-Wise Weightage of Questions

Part A

1

Anatomy

17

2

Physiology

17

3

Biochemistry

16

Part B

4

Pathology

25

5

Pharmacology

20

6

Microbiology

20

7

Forensic Medicine

10

8

Social and Preventive Medicine

25

Part C

9

General Medicine Including Dermatology & Venereology & Psychiatry

45

10

General Surgery Including Orthopedics, Anaesthesia and Radiodiagnosis

45

11

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

30

12

Paediatrics

10

13

ENT

10

14

Ophthalmology

10


Grand Total

300

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET PG Exam Pattern 2020

Question: Is there negative marking in NEET PG?

Answer:

Yes, for every wrong answer given by the candidate 1 mark will be deducted.

Question: What is the time duration of NEET PG?

Answer:

Candidates will be provided 3 hours 30 minutes to attempt all the question of NEET PG entrance exam.

Question: Is NEET PG going to be scrapped?

Answer:

NEET PG will be scrapped once National Exit Test (NEXT) will come in effect. NEET PG will be conducted in the year 2020 and the changes will not see any changes any time soon. 

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Neet PG I couldnt reupload my corrected signature and its seems I havent put the sign with in a box. Contacted NBE and they says wait for admit card and they cant do anything now. Will my application get rejected? is there something I can do ?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 11th Dec, 2019

hi,

please dont worry, if your signature in right resolution and clearly visible, it can not be rejected just because of box is not drawn outside the signature.

just wait for the admit card and hope for the best.

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How many times Nbe opens correction window for neet pg?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 11th Dec, 2019

hi,

neet pg correction window is already over. it was from december 3 to december 7, 2019. right now its only depends on exam authority whether they will provide again for correction window or not.

follow the official website daily for latest updates.

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Neet pg thumb impression error had occurred. I didnot see email notification. Correction window closed. Will Nbe help me with it by email or helpline?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 11th Dec, 2019

hi,

correction window is already closed. you can do one thing, you can email them or try to connect with them in phone regarding your problem, the final decision is totally depends on exam authority.

Email: nbeexamhelpdesk@gmail.com

Candidate Helpline: 18002674003 (Toll Free)

(Monday to Friday 09:30AM to 06:00PM)

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I didnot see error thumb impresssion email from Nbe neet pg.Didnot correct it...will my admit card come?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 10th Dec, 2019

Hello,

If your application haven't met the requirements as prescribed it will be rejected.As you have not corrected one of the documents, your application will be rejected and you will not receive your admit card.You may need to wait for next year as you cannot appear for NEET PG this time.

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