NEET PG Exam Pattern 2020
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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) has conducted NEET PG entrance exam nationwide on January 5, 2020, 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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Is it possbile to get MD patholog for Mark464, 50% AIR 52214 and 1914 rank in OBC in the neet pg 2020

ANIL KUMAR 24th Feb, 2020
Yes definitely but either in deemed or private college
Yes definitely but either in deemed or private college
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my aiq rank is 26733.my obc category rank is 9493.do i get Dnb pediatrics in telungana or banglore? plz reply sir...or shall i start preparing for my nxt attempt

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may decent chances in Medical Colleges like:

VMKV Medical College

Chettinad Academy of Higher Research

Meenakshi Medical College

Vinayaka Missions Medical College

Telangana or Bangalore are difficult with this rank. Having said that, this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, difficulty of the exam, and no.of seats available for each specialisation. Please try our College predictor to check the possibility of other specialisations with you rank across India:  https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-all-india-college-predictor


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my neet pg 2020 rank is 49649 and obc category rank is 17944, is it possible for me to get dnb gen. surgery?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may decent chances in Medical Colleges like:

Aarupadai Veedu Medical College

Sree Balaji Medical College

Having said that, this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, difficulty of the exam, and no.of seats available for each specialisation. Please try our College predictor to check the possibility of other specialisations with you rank across India:  https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-all-india-college-predictor


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i have got 6k rank in neet pg and i have gen ews quota and i am from delhi university so with this rank can i get medicine Or dermatology in delhi

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may decent chances in Medical Colleges like:

Medicine:

KMC, Mangalore

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College

Amrita Institue of Medical Sciences

Dermatology:

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College

Amrita Institue of Medical Sciences

KIMS, Telangana

Delhi is difficult with this rank. Having said that, this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, difficulty of the exam, and no.of seats available for each specialisation. Please try our College predictor to check the possibility of other specialisations with you rank across India:  https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-all-india-college-predictor


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My NEET PG rank is 9849. Can I get DNB dermatology at this rank. Also I belong to OBC category.

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may decent chances in Medical Colleges like:

VMKV Medical College

Chettinad Academy of Higher Research

Sree Balaji Medical College

Delhi is difficult with this rank. Having said that, this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, difficulty of the exam, and no.of seats available for each specialisation. Please try our College predictor to check the possibility of other specialisations with you rank across India:  https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-all-india-college-predictor


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