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 in the first week of January. The exam pattern of NEET PG includes details like mode of exam, number of questions, timings, syllabus, etc. to help candidates understand the pattern of the entrance exam. NBE will release the information brochure for NEET PG 2020 in the first week of November, this will include 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 i the points below.

  • Exam Date and Mode - NBE will be conducting NEET PG 2020 in the first week of January (tentatively) in computer based mode.

  • Language of Exam - The exam will be conducted in 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 unattempted question for review. By doing this candidate will be p-rovided with the provision of going though 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 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

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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 there ews reservation in neet pg 2020?.as per neet MDS prospectus no ews reservation for them.

_Abhishek_Vatsya Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

Hey!There

Yes,there will be 10% seats reserved for economically weaker section candidates..The Medical council of Indian has moved towards execution of 10% seats reserved in PG course for EWS candidates by increasing PG seats in existing Medical Colleges..For this,an increase in seats for Medical course in different Medical College will take place..

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Actually today is the application for NEET pg MDS started. But i have marked my category as general instead of OBC. WILL I BE ABLE TO CHANGE THE CATEGORY??

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

yes you can change your category by obc instead of general. And you can change anything in the application form before you final submit it and pay the application fees. please check thoroughly before you submit the application. hope you may understand.

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Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 11th Oct, 2019

Dear Amrita, NEET PG will have 3 sections and the exam will be conducted in online mode. Each section will be Section A with 50  Multiple choice questions, Section B with 100 Multiple choice questions and Section C with 150 Multiple choice questions. The exam will be conducted for 3 hours and 30 minutes. Every correct answer gets you 4 marks and a wrong answer takes away 1 mark. For more information, please visit our page at: https://medicine.careers360.com/exams/neet-pg

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nos of medical college for admission in neet pg

Sweta Student Expert 10th Oct, 2019

Hello,

Around 22 Postgraduate degree courses, 10 PG Diploma courses and 9 MDS courses will be offered through DU PG medical admission 2019 .



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