NEET PG Exam Pattern 2018: The exam conducting authority of NEET PG, National Board of Examinations (NBE) declared the exam pattern of NEET PG 2018 on October 31, 2017, along with NEET PG 2018 notification. NEET PG 2018 examination was held on January 7, 2018, in online mode. Candidates were advised to go through NEET PG 2018 exam pattern thoroughly and prepare accordingly. NEET PG exam pattern 2018 could help candidates to understand the nature of syllabus, marking scheme and number of questions etc. The exam pattern of NEET PG 2018 was updated on the same link as soon as it was released. Candidates who wish to pursue MD/MS/Diploma courses in 2018 could check below for the detailed NEET PG 2018 exam pattern, which is based on the basis of previous year’s data.
LATEST - NEET PG 2018 admit card was released on December 31, 2017.
NEET PG Exam Pattern 2018
January 7, 2018
Computer Based Test (CBT)
Number of questions
The question booklet will consist of 300 questions with 4 alternatives and one single correct response
Marking Scheme (New)
(+4) Four marks given for every correct response
(-1) One mark deducted for every incorrect response
(0) No marks deducted for unanswered questions
Language of the question paper
All subjects taught during MBBS programme including Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical and Clinical subjects
Subject-wise distribution of questions for NEET PG 2018
Number of questions
Social and Preventive Medicine
Medicine Dermatology and Venereology
Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics & Anaesthesia
Radiodiagnosis & Radiotherapy
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
What's new in exam pattern of NEET PG 2018?
NEET PG is held as a one-session examination, i.e. from 2018 onwards. It was held on a single day, in a single-shift throughout the country.
NBE introduced negative marking to NEET PG 2018. Check new marking scheme given above.
NBE made it mandatory for candidates (unless with domicile in J&K, Assam and Meghalaya) to have an Aadhaar card.
The result of NEET PG 2018 has been declared on January 23, 2018. The scorecard are now available in the online mode which will consist only the candidate’s name, marks secured and overall merit rank.
NEET PG counselling 2018 will be held in the month of March 2018 for providing admissions to MD/MS/Diploma programmes across the country.