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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what is the expected rank to get in neet pg 2020 with morks of 790 from general ews

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 28th Jan, 2020

Hello

With 790 marks in the NEET PG exam, your expected general rank would be around 1377 - 1677. It would be difficult to predict the category rank as it would depend on number of candidates appearing for exam under that particular category.

Good Luck!

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any chance of getting neet pg result today?. many people telling today

Aditya kumar Student Expert 28th Jan, 2020
Hello Archana

No , NEET PG results are not going to be declared today . NEET PG 2020 result will be announced by NBE by January 31 in online mode.
You will be able to download the result of NEET PG 2020 from the official website natboard.edu.in or nbe.edu.in.

For detailed information go through our page for which link is provided below
https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-pg-result

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Is result declare of neet pg 2020before tentative date

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 28th Jan, 2020

Hello

The officials from National Board of Examinations (NBE) have confirmed that the results for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET PG) will be declared by January 31, 2020.

You can go through the link below to check the details and stay connected for recent updates:

https://news.careers360.com/neet-pg-2020-result-be-declared-on-or-january-31-official-advises-stay-away-from-fake-rumors

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Can paraplegic (with having 0 movement in lower limbs using wheelchair to mobilise) apply for pwd quota in neet pg?

jishua thomas 28th Jan, 2020

hello aspirant

Person must have minimum 35% mental handicap or disability. Person must have an orthopedic disability of minimum 40% In case of deaf people the disability percentage must be between 90 db & 100 db. Visual impairment has to be more than 90%. if you are satisfying the percentage criteria mentioned above and you have a valid certificate to apply for pwd. then ofcourse you can apply for the pg in that quota.

hope this information helps..

all the best for your bright future..


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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.

Good luck

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