About NEET PG 2021
NEET PG 2021 has been postponed due to rising COVID-19 cases. Health minister, Harsh Vardhan has tweeted that the new NEET PG exam date 2021 will be announced later. NEET PG 2021 exam was earlier scheduled to be conducted on April 18 for which NBE has released the mock test. A total of 1,74,886 candidates have registered for NEET PG 2021 exam. NBE had released NEET PG admit card 2021 on April 13 at nbe.edu.in. NEET PG 2021 admit card PDF must be carried at the exam centre along with valid ID proof and other documents. Earlier, NBE also released a COVID advisory for safe conduct of NEET PG 2021. The notice mentioned NEET PG COVID guidelines about the increase in the number of exam centres and testing seats, COVID e-pass, staggered entry and exit, isolation labs for corona positive, face mask, and safety kit.
NEET PG 2021 exam will contain 200 multiple choice questions based on subjects taught in the MBBS curriculum. NEET PG exam will be held at 255 exam centres in India. No official or unofficial NEET PG answer key 2021 will be released due to the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). NEET PG 2021 will be conducted for admission to around 12,690 Master of Surgery (MS), 24,306 Doctor of Medicine (MD) and 922 PG Diploma seats in 6,102 government, private, deemed/central universities.
NEET PG 2021 result will be announced in a PDF format. Based on the result, NBE NEET PG merit list will be released mentioning All India Rank for 50% All India Quota candidates. Based on the rank in NEET PG 2021, the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct counselling for 50% AIQ, Deemed/Central Universities, ESIC/AFMS institutes. While the remaining 50% state quota seats and all private college seats will be allotted by respective state counselling authority. On the basis of NEET PG rank, choices of colleges and specializations filled, seats available, reservation criteria and other factors, the admission to NEET PG seats will be done.
Earlier on April 5, 2021, NBE had re-opened the final edit window for correction of images uploaded in the NEET PG application form 2021 till April 7 at nbe.edu.in. Candidates who had successfully filled the application form were allowed to make changes in their particulars (if required) by March 21, 2021. The earlier authority had released NEET PG 2021 brochure on February 23, with latest changes mentioned below. NBE has released the NEET PG application form 2021 on February 23 in online mode. Candidates who fulfilled the basic eligibility criteria had registered for NEET PG 2021. Last year, a total of 1,67,102 NEET PG applications were received by NBE.
Changes in NEET PG 2021 exam:
- Increase in NEET PG application fee: This year, the NBE NEET PG registration fee for General and OBC candidates is Rs. 5,015, while for SC/ST/PwD is Rs. 3,835. Last year, the application fee for UR/OBC was Rs. 3,750 and for SC/ST/PH it was Rs. 2,750.
- Hike in NEET PG 2021 exam centres: As per the brochure, NEET PG 2021 exam will be conducted in 255 cities of India. Last year, the exam was held at 162 cities.
- Change in exam timings: With the release of NEET PG brochure, the exam timings have been changed. NEET PG 2021 will begin from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM. The entry for the candidates will begin at 12:00 noon.
- Number of questions reduced: The number of questions asked in NEET PG has been reduced to 200. Till last year, a total of 300 multiple choice questions were asked. NEET PG 2021 syllabus will be released soon.
- Reduction in NEET PG total marks: With the deduction in number of questions, NEET PG total marks 2021 has also been reduced to 800. As per the marking scheme, 4 marks will be allotted for every correct response, while one mark to be deducted for every incorrect answer.
- Tie-breaking process reduced: NBE has reduced the methodology to break the tie between NEET PG merit rank. This year, four method will be used to break the tie - (i) greater number of correct responses, (ii) lesser number of negative responses, (iii) older candidate and (iv) higher aggregate marks (in percentage) in all MBBS professional exam
NEET PG 2021 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduate|
|Short Exam Name||NEET PG|
|Conducting Body||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||5015 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Online / Offline|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
NEET PG 2021 Important Dates
Past Dates and Events
15 Apr, 2021
Mock test - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Apr, 2021 - 07 Apr, 2021
Application Correction - Final edit window for incorrect images | Mode: Online
19 Mar, 2021 - 21 Mar, 2021
Application Correction | Mode: Online
23 Feb, 2021 - 15 Mar, 2021
Application | Mode: Online
23 Feb, 2021
Advertisement | Mode: Online
Candidates who wish to appear for NBE NEET PG 2021, must check the required eligibility criteria below.
- Candidates must possess a valid MBBS degree from an institution recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI), and have an MBBS degree or provisional certificate to that effect.
- Completion of the rotatory internship on or before June 30, 2021.
- Provisional or permanent medical registration certificate issued by MCI or a State Medical Council. This must be carried on the day of the exam and during admission.
- Candidates who have studied/qualified MBBS from Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for All India 50% Quota seats. Only candidates who were nominated by the Government of India (under central pool seats) to study MBBS from Medical Colleges in Jammu & Kashmir shall be eligible for All India 50% quota seats. Such candidates must submit a duly signed affidavit declaring this.
- Applicants who have completed their MBBS degree from outside India must have qualified the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE)
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
NEET PG 2021 has been released from February 23, 3:00 PM onwards at nbe.edu.in. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can fill the application form for NEET-PG 2021. Candidates must submit the application form by the NEET PG application form last date at nbe.edu.in NEET PG 2021. Candidates must ensure that the information filled in NEET PG application form is correct as forms with incorrect or incomplete details will be rejected by NBE. Applicants can check the steps to fill application form of NBE NEET PG 2021 below:
- Fill the registration form for obtaining User ID and Password
- User ID and password will be then, sent through SMS and Email
- Fill the application form - Personal Details, Qualification Details (MBBS / Primary Medical Qualification details, Internship Details, SMC/MCI Registration Details), Test Center Details
- Upload a recent passport size photograph (Maximum 80 Kb size, in JPG/JPEG format) and signature (Maximum 80 Kb size, in JPG/JPEG format) signature
- Choose test city
- Make a payment of fees in the online mode through debit/credit card or net banking.
- Take a print out of the filled application form with transaction ID printed on it.
Important: Test City will be confirmed only after payment of fee is successful.
NEET PG Correction Window 2021
The correction window of NEET PG application form 2021 is available in an online mode. With the help of the correction window, applicants will be able to edit some details in their NEET PG 2021 application form. The details that can be edited during NEET PG correction window include
- Date of Birth
- Category of the Candidate
- Physical Disability Status
- EWS status
The following details cannot be corrected in the NEET 2021 application form:
- Name of the Candidate
- Mobile Number
- Email ID
- Testing City
For any query/clarification/assistance on NEET PG, candidates can write to NBE at email@example.com or call NBE Candidate Care helpdesk Toll Free number - 1800 267 4003.
Note: The email should mention the name of the sender, application ID, correspondence address and mobile number.
|General, OBC||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 5015|
|SC, ST||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 3835|
|General, SC, ST, OBC||PWD||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 3835|
Social and preventive medicine
General medicine including dermatology and venerelogy and psychiatry
General surgery including orthopedics, anesthesia and radiodiagnosis
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
NBE NEET PG 2021 will be conducted in a computer-based mode. Candidates are advised to go through the exam pattern of NEET PG 2021 provided below.
|Mode of NEET PG 2021 Examination||Computer-based Test|
|Duration of Examination||3 hours 30 minutes|
|Medium of the Question paper||English|
|Number of Questions||200|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Marking Pattern||Correct Answer: +4 marks, Incorrect Answer: - 1 marks, Unanswered Question: 0 marks|
NEET PG 2021 Mock Test
NBE has released a demo test of NEET PG 2021 for all registered candidates. This is to aid all aspirants appearing for the entrance exam in preparing well by understanding the concept of the computer-based test. To avail the mock test, aspirants have to check the official website, click on the link given therein, and start practicing using the NEET PG 2021 demo test.
Some pointers to use the NEET PG Demo Test:
- The login is a dummy window. So candidates must click on "Sign In" to start the test.
- The test is generally for 20 minutes and has a timer and all factors available in the actual test.
- No scores will be given for the demo test of NEET PG.
- No correct answers will also be given. Candidates will have to look those up.
The NEET PG exam which was scheduled for April 18 has been postponed. The new NEET PG 2021 exam date will be announced later. Earlier, the NEET PG admit card 2021 was released on April 13 by the NBE in an online mode. However, as per the new schedule, a news NEET PG 2021 admit card will be issued to candidates. Only successfully registered candidates will be able to download the admit card of NEET PG 2021. Candidates can download the NEET PG admit card by entering their user ID and password until the exam day. Upon downloading the admit card of NEET PG 2021, candidates will be required to affix a recent passport-sized photograph on the admit card.
Steps to download NEET PG admit card 2021
Go to the official website - nbe.edu.in
Enter the user ID, password, and captcha code to login
The NEET PG 2021 admit card will be displayed on the screen
Verify the details mentioned in the hall ticket of NEET PG 2021
Download and take printout of the NEET PG hall ticket 2021
NEET PG 2021 COVID-19 guidelines
NBE has released an official notice on NEET PG COVID regulations for the smooth and safe conduct of the exam. The notice titled, 'conduct of NEET-PG 2021 with COVID-19 appropriate behaviour' mentions the following further measures taken for the entrance exam: To read NEET PG 2021 notice - Click here
- Same state centres: NBE has increased the number of NEET PG exam centres and testing seats across the country, in order to avoid inter-state travelling. The centres have been increased for candidates who have chosen 'Others' as an option in the NEET PG application form.
- COVID E-pass: NEET PG admit card 2021 will have the COVID E-pass, which must be carried at the exam centre. The COVID E-pass can be asked by the police or administrative staff for scrutiny. The NEET PG e-pass will help aspirants in the movement without any travel restrictions. All the state departments have been informed in advance.
- Staggered entry at NEET PG centre: To avoid unnecessarily crowding at the exam centre, the aspirants must report at the centre as per the time allotted. Candidates are requested to respect the allotted time slot as communicated individually.
- Isolation labs: Candidates will be checked before entry inside the exam centre using the thermo-guns. Candidates with little or major COVID symptoms will be allowed to take the NEET PG 2021 exam inside an isolation lab.
- Compulsory use of face mask: No one will be allowed to appear for NEET PG test without the face mask. Candidates are not allowed to carry unnecessary items other than NEET PG admit card and relevant documents. Bottled drinking water will be provided inside the NEET PG exam centre 2021.
- COVID-19 protective gear safety kit: NEET PG test-takers will be provided with a protective gear safety kit containing, face mask, face shield and five sanitiser sachets. It is mandatory for aspirants to wear a face mask during and after the exam. The face shield can be taken off during the registration process and when face ID is required.
- The staggered exit of candidates from NEET PG test centres: After the completion of the exam, the staggered manner can be used to leave the NEET PG test centre. The directions and other regulations will be communicated by the centre in charge. The exit process will be completed over a period of 1 to 1.5 hours. Therefore, candidates must have patience.
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- NEET PG 2021 admit card (with a recent passport sized photograph pasted on it)
- A valid photo-identity proof (PAN/Aadhar/Driving License/Passport/Voter Id)
- Photocopy of State Medical Council/Medical Council of India registration (Provisional/Permanent)
- Original screening test pass certificate issued on NBE letterhead for Indian/OCI citizen who have obtained their Primary Medical Qualification outside India
- Candidates carrying E-Aadhaar cards are required to ensure that the photograph is clear and matches their face at the time of exam.
NBE will release the NEET PG 2021 result along with the scorecard in an online mode. All the qualified candidates will be able to download the NEET PG scorecard using user ID and password. The result of NEET PG 2021 will mention candidate's roll number, All India Rank and marks (out of 800). In order to qualify NBE NEET PG 2021, candidates need to secure the minimum cutoff percentile in the result. Last year, as many as 89,549 aspirants qualified the NEET PG exam.
How to check NEET PG 2021 result?
- Candidates must click on the result link given on the official website
- They must enter their user ID and password
- The result will be displayed and must be downloaded by candidates
The NEET mark sheet cum result certificate can be downloaded to be used for admissions. This is in actual the result. The NEET scores will be passed on to the respective states to be used for their respective counselling procedures.
NBE will release the cutoff of NEET PG 2021 along with the result in an online mode. The cutoff of NEET PG 2021 is the minimum marks that candidates need to score to qualify the exam. The NEET PG cutoff is decided by NBE and varies for different categories. In the previous session, NBE along with MCI and MoHFW reduced the NEET PG cutoff percentile by 20. Candidates can check NEET 2021 cutoff in the table below.
NEET PG Cutoff 2021
|Category||Minimum Eligibility Criteria||Cut-off score (out of 1200)||Previous year revised cutoff percentile|
|General Category (UR/EWS)||50th Percentile||366||30th percentile|
|SC/ST/OBC (Including PWD of SC/ST/OBC)||40th Percentile||319||20th percentile|
|UR-PWD||45th Percentile||342||25th percentile|
Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline
NEET PG counselling 2021 will be conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services (on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee) for the seats under All India Quota and in Central and Deemed universities, while the state quota seat allotment process will be conducted by respective state counselling authorities. Only the qualified candidates will be eligible to participate for NEET PG 2021 counselling.
All India Counselling of NEET PG 2021 will be for
- All India 50% quota
- Medical Educational Institutions of Central Govt.
- AFMS Institutions
- Universities established by an act of Parliament
- Deemed Universities
State Level NEET PG 2021 counselling will be for
- State Quota Seats in Government/Private Medical Institutions in a State Institutions established by State. Govt.
- Universities established by an Act of State / Union Territory Legislature, Municipal Bodies Trust, society, Company or Minority Institutions
MCC will release the provisional first allotment list of NEET PG counselling 2021, while the final result will be made available later. Once the seats are allotted, aspirants need to provide an option for up-gradation and also download the allotment letter. Thereafter, report to the allotted college with the relevant documents.
Only the qualified candidates who will secure the minimum cutoff percentile will be required to register with the counselling bodies. Two rounds of NEET PG 2021 counselling will be held. The mop-up round of NEET PG counselling will be conducted only for Deemed and Central Universities. Candidates allotted seats through NEET PG counselling 2021 will be required to report to the allotted colleges within the stipulated time for admission purposes.
Documents Required at Counselling
- NEET PG 2021 admit card issued by NBE
- NEET PG 2021 result/score card
- MBBS mark sheets of first, second and third professional examinations
- Provisional/degree certificate of MBBS
- Internship completion certificate
- Permanent/provisional registration certificate issued by MCI
- High school/higher secondary/date of birth certificate as proof of birth date
- A valid photo-identity proof (PAN/Aadhar/voter ID/Passport/driving licence)
- SC/ST/OBC/OPH certificate (as applicable)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:What is the attempt limit for NEET PG?
There is no limit to the number of attempts in NEET PG 2021.
Question:How many seats are offered through NEET PG 2021?
As many as 12,690 Master of Surgery, 24,306 Doctor of Medicine, 922 PG Diploma and 1,338 DNB CET seats will be offered through NEET PG 2021.
Question:Which institutes do not accept admissions through NEET PG?
AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS, PGIMER, Chandigarh, JIPMER, Puducherry, NIMHANS, Bengaluru and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum are the institutes which do not accept NEET PG scores.
Question:Is NEET PG counselling 2021 conducted online?
Yes, the counselling of NEET PG is conducted in online mode.
Question:Is Aadhar card mandatory for NEET PG 2021?
According to the guidelines set by NBE for NEET PG 2021. it is mandatory for candidates to have Aadhar cards.
Question:What is the withheld NEET PG results?
NBE will withheld NEET PG 2021 result for such aspirants whose MBBS mark sheets and other documents will not be submitted by the last date. These candidates have to send these certificates/documents to the authority.
Question:When NEET PG 2021 will be conducted?
NEET PG 2021 exam has been postponed. The new NEET PG exam date will be announced later.
Question:When will NEET PG registration 2021 begin?
NEET PG application form 2021 has started from February 23, 3:00 PM onwards.
Questions related to NEET PG
Can you please tell neet Pg cut off SC AIQ rank in Delhi in general medicine
On the basis of NEET PG 2021 cut off, the medical graduates will be shortlisted and will be granted admission to 50% All India Quota (AIQ), 50% state quota, all deemed/central universities, ESIC/AMFS colleges and private institutes for Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS) and PG Diploma courses.
NEET PG Cut off Percentile :
For SC category : 40th percentile
As you know,that cut off changes every year because it depends on certain factors,so it's tough to predict the exact AIQ rank.
As per the previous year cut off,
For MD in General Medicine the AIQ rank was around 4924 .
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I have accidentally entered incorrect Aggregate marks of MBBS in Neet pg 2021 application. As of now edit window is closed. what should i do now? Is there any kind of solution for this. please kindly reply.
NEET pg 2021 examination correction window date was extended allready. If you are not fill in this day then sorry to say but you can't change anything now. The correction window closed already in 7th April 2021. And NEET pg 2021 examination date is 18th April. So only few days are left. You can just revised your study. All the best.
my internship will complete in30 april2022 i will be eligible for neet pg 2023
A candidate must complete the one year internship on or before March 31, of the year of the entrance examination. For example if a candidate is appearing for NEET PG 2021 he/she must complete the one year internship on or before March 31, 2021. Similarly if a candidate is appearing for NEET PG 2022 he/she must complete the one year internship on or before March 31, 2022. So if you want to appear for NEET PG 2023 the one year internship must be completed on or before March 31, 2023. As you will complete the one year internship on April 30, 2022 you can appear for NEET PG provided that you must pass in MBBS degree and provide MBBS certificate or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate recognized by the Indian Medical Council Act 1956. You must have MBBS qualification registration (permanent/provisional) certificate. This registration must be to be issued by MCI or State Medical Council (SMC) or Medical Council of India (MCI).
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I applied for neet pg 2021.Expecting an admit card today,after a successful application,I find a mail saying theres an error in my signature and thumb impression.The final edit window was closed on 7th April.great,I wasnt aware of it.At first there was pending payment.Today,its this.what to do?
in neet pg ,i failed to select others option and iam from tamilnadu and i have selected andrapradesh ,where will i get my test centre
The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has announced the NEET PG exam date , which is April 18, 2021 .
The application form was released on 23rd February,2021 and the Last date was 15 March,2021 .
The corrections window for NEET PG application was opened on and from : March 19 to 21, 2021
The selection of NEET PG 2021 exam city is based on first come first serve basis and after successfully entering your choice of exam city , it cannot be edited under any circumstances after the deadline.
So,your exam city for NEET PG 2021 will be in Andhra Pradesh.
Admit Card for the Entrance Exam will be released on 12th April, 2021.
To know more about NEET PG 2021 Admission Process, Cut off, Syllabus, Preparation Tips visit :
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Thank You and All the Best for your Examination !!