NEET PG Exam Pattern 2019
Team Careers, 08 Sep 2018, #NEET PG

NEET PG Exam Pattern 2019 – All medical graduates looking forward to appear for postgraduate medical entrance examination must check the NEET PG 2019 exam pattern. National Board of Examinations (NBE) declares the exam pattern of NEET PG 2019. NBE will conduct the postgraduate entrance examination on January 6 in online mode. NEET PG exam pattern 2019 helps aspirants to understand the structure of the test. NEET PG paper pattern will be updated as soon as NBE will release it. NEET PG exam will contain 300 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with only 3 hours 30 minutes to complete it. Candidates can check the complete NEET PG 2019 exam pattern including marking scheme, topics covered and other information from the article below.


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NEET PG Exam Pattern 2019

NEET PG 2019 exam will include 300 MCQs based on 15 different topics. It is expected that exam pattern will be the same as last year. Check the detailed NEET PG 2019 exam pattern from the table below.


NEET PG Paper Pattern



NEET PG exam date

January 6, 2019

Mode of examination

Computer based test

Session of exam

Single session

Number of questions


Types of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Total time allotted

3 hours 30 minutes

Total marks

1200 marks

Medium of question paper


Marking scheme

4 marks for every correct answer

1 mark to be deducted for an incorrect response

0 mark for unanswered question

Syllabus covered

All subjects taught during MBBS which includes Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical and Clinical subjects

Subject-wise distribution of questions for NEET PG 2019

NEET PG exam contains 300 questions from 15 topics covered in MBBS programme. Below are the list of topics which were covered last year in NEET PG. For more information about the topics covered, candidates can take a look on NEET PG syllabus.


NEET PG 2019 Syllabus


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Forensic Medicine


Social and Preventive Medicine


Medicine Dermatology and Venereology


Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics and Anaesthesia


Radiodiagnosis and Radiotherapy


Obstetrics and Gynaecology










What’s new introduced in NEET PG Exam Pattern 2019?

In the year 2018, NBE bought some new changes in the exam pattern of NEET PG, which are expected to be continued this year as well. The new changed introduced last year are listed below.

  • NEET PG will be a single session examination conducted in online mode

  • The negative marking was introduced in NEET PG exam pattern. From last year, 1 mark was deducted for a wrong attempt

NEET PG result 2019 will be announced in the last week of January. NEET PG score cards will be available in online mode containing the name, marks and All India Rank of candidates. Aspirants securing the NEET PG 2019 cut off for 50% AIQ seats will be called for counselling process. NEET PG counselling 2019 will be done by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for admission to Master of Surgery (MD) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses offered by medical government, private and deemed universities/colleges of the country.

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