About NEET PG 2020

National Board of Examinations (NBE) had released the NEET PG score card on February 5, 2020. Earlier NBE had declared the result of NEET PG 2020 on January 30 in the PDF format. A link to download the result is available on this page. Candidates can download the scorecard of NEET PG 2020 using their user ID and password from the official website by February 3, 2020. The authority has also released NEET PG 2020 cutoff along with the result.

Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is expected to release the counselling dates of NEET PG 2020 soon as the official website mcc.nic.in has gone under maintenance. It is speculated that once the website starts working after maintenance, NEET PG 2020 counselling dates will be announced. For now candidates must note that NEET PG 2020 counselling will begin tentatively in the second week of March 2020. NEET PG was conducted on January 5, 2020 in computer based mode. The merit position for All India 50% quota seats shall be declared separately. 

NBE had released NEET PG results PDF mentioning the roll number, scores obtained (out of 1200), All India Rank (AIR) and qualifying status. Along with the result, the authority had also announced the cutoff of NEET PG 2020 scores equivalent to the percentile. For aspirants from General category must secure at least 50th percentile, while SC/ST/OBC and General-PH must secure 40th and 45th percentile, respectively. Through NEET-PG, candidates will be granted admission to around 19,953 Doctor of Medicine (MD), 10,821 Masters of Surgery (MS), 1979 PG Diploma seats offered by medical institutes across India.

The authority had released the NEET PG 2020 result statistics. The number of candidates category wise who qualified NEET PG are as follows
a. 41788 from General
b. 35039 from OBC
c. 9935 from SC
d. 2787 from ST

Only the candidates who were included in the result could download the scorecard of NEET PG 2020 from February 5. NEET PG 2020 merit list for 50% AIQ candidates will be released in the first week of March. NEET PG merit list 2020 will mention the scores obtained, AIR, 50% All India Rank and category-wise ranks of eligible candidates. Qualifiers who will be included in the merit list will be called for NEET PG 2020 counselling process, which will be conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The seats will be allotted on the basis of NEET PG scores, preferences of colleges as well as courses, seats available, reservation criteria and other factors. NBE will forward the list of qualified candidates to the respective state counselling authorities for admission to remaining 50% state quota seats and private colleges. 

What's New in NEET PG 2020

The number of centres have gone up to 162 with a increase of 14 centres from last year. Baramula, Bardohi and Kota are no longer exam centres in the new list.

The below mentioned institutions are not covered under NEET PG 2020 for the centralized admissions to the MD/MS:

  • AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS
  • PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • JIPMER, Puducherry
  • NIMHANS, Bengaluru
  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum

NEET PG 2020 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
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 3750 Rs [Online]
Mode of Exam Online
Mode of Counselling Online / Offline
Participating Colleges 483
Exam Duration 3 Hours 30 Minutes

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NEET PG 2020 Important Dates

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Upcoming Dates and Events

16 Mar, 2020 - 31 Mar, 2020 (Tentative)

Counselling - Round one | Mode: Online

02 Apr, 2020 - 15 Apr, 2020 (Tentative)

Counselling - Round two | Mode: Online

22 Apr, 2020 - 11 May, 2020 (Tentative)

Counselling - Mop-up round for deemed, central universities | Mode: Online

Past Dates and Events

03 Feb, 2020 - 08 Feb, 2020

Score Card | Mode: Online

30 Jan, 2020

Result | Mode: Online

31 Dec, 2019 - 05 Jan, 2020

Admit Card | Mode: Online

05 Jan, 2020

Exam | Mode: Online

03 Dec, 2019 - 07 Dec, 2019

Application Correction | Mode: Online

01 Nov, 2019 - 21 Nov, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

01 Nov, 2019

Advertisement | Mode: Online

The NEET PG 2020 eligibility criteria for aspirants appearing in the postgraduate medical examination has been listed 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 March 31, 2020.
  • 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.
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Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Correction window of NEET PG application form 2020 was available from December 3 to 7, 2019. Candidates could make corrections or edit some details in their NEET PG application form. The details they can edit or correct are

  • Date of Birth 
  • Gender 
  • Category of the Candidate 
  • Physical Disability Status 
  • EWS status

The following details cannot be corrected in the NEET application form:

  • Name of the Candidate 
  • Mobile Number 
  • Email ID 
  • Testing City 
  • Nationality

For any query/clarification/assistance on NEET PG, candidates can write to NBE at neetpg@nbe.edu.in or call NBE Candidate Care helpdesk Toll Free number - 1800 267 4003.

Note: The email should mention name of sender, application ID, correspondence address and mobile number. 

NBE had released that the NEET PG 2020 application form in the online mode on November 1, 2019. The last date for NEET PG registration was November 21, 2019. Candidates can check the various steps of the application process of NEET PG 2020 here-

  • 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 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.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
OBC, General Online Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 3750
ST, SC Online Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 2750
ST, SC, OBC, General PWD Online Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 2750

NEET PG 2020 Syllabus







Forensic medicine

Social and preventive medicine

General medicine including dermatology and venerelogy and psychiatry

General surgery including orthopedics, anesthesia and radio-diagnosis

Obstetrics and gynecology




NEET PG exam had been conducted on January 5, 2020. While, candidates must go through the basic NEET PG paper pattern. The exam pattern of NEET PG 2020 has been provided below.

Mode of Examination Computer-based Test
Duration of Examination3 hours 30 minutes
Medium of the Question paperEnglish
Number of Questions300
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Marking PatternCorrect Answer: +4 marks, Incorrect Answer: - 1 marks, Unanswered Question: 0 marks
Sections in question paper
(Part A, B and C) each containing 50, 100, 150 MCQs

NEET PG 2020 Mock Test

NBE has released a demo test of NEET PG 2020 on December 23, 2019. This will be 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 will have to check the official website, click on the link given therein and start practising using the NEET PG 2020 demo test.

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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 admit card 2020 was released by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) on December 31, 2019. The NEET PG 2020 hall ticket was available only in the online mode. The admit card of NEET PG 2020 had been downloaded by the aspirants who had successfully completed the process of registration. Candidates had downloaded the NEET PG admit card from the official link by entering their user ID and password until January 5, 2020. Upon downloading the admit card of NEET PG 2020, candidates were required to affix a recent passport-sized photograph on the admit card. 

Documents to carry to the exam hall

  • NEET PG 2020 admit card 
  • A valid photo ID proof 
  • Photocopy  of  Permanent  / Provisional SMC/MCI registration to be retained  by the test centre
  • Candidates carrying E-Aadhaar cards are required to ensure that the photograph is clear and matches their face at the time of exam.

NEET PG 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Greater Noida
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Mizoram Aizawl
Rajasthan Ajmer
Haryana Ambala
Maharashtra Amravati
Navi Mumbai
Mumbai City
Punjab Amritsar
Bihar Arrah
West Bengal Asansol
Odisha Balasore
Karnataka Bengaluru
Chhattisgarh Bhilai Nagar
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Jharkhand Bokaro
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Andhra Pradesh Chirala
Assam Dibrugarh
Uttarakhand Haldwani
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur
Telangana Hyderabad
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Goa Panaji
Meghalaya Shillong
Kerala Thrissur
Tripura Agartala
Delhi New Delhi
Nagaland Kohima
Manipur Imphal
Puducherry Puducherry

Documents Required at Exam

  • NEET PG 2020 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

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NBE has announced the NEET PG result 2020 on January 30 in online mode. All the qualified candidates can download the score card of NEET PG 2020 using their user ID and password now from February 5. The result mentions roll number, All India Rank and marks (out of 1200). The authorities has released the NEET PG 2020 statistic, which indicates 167102 candidates registered for the exam. However, 160888 candidates appeared for the same and 89,549 aspirants have qualified the exam. Candidates who appeared in the postgraduate examination can check their NEET PG 2020 result available in the PDF file. The result of NEET PG 2020 indicates whether a candidate has qualified in the exam or not. The merit list released in NEET PG 2020 result contains the roll number of the candidates, marks obtained (out of 1200) and rank secured. Candidates need to secure the minimum cutoff percentile in order to be included in the rank list of NEET PG 2020 result.

How to check NEET PG 2020 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 has released the NEET PG cutoff 2020 along with the result. The NEET PG cutoff is decided by NBE and is subject to revision. NEET PG cutoff percentile varies for different categories. The cutoff of NEET PG 2020 is the minimum marks that candidates need to score so as to qualify in the exam. Candidates can check NEET 2020 cutoff in the table below.

NEET PG Cutoff 2020                                                                                                                                   

CategoryMinimum Eligibility CriteriaCut-off score (out of 1200)
General Category (UR/EWS)50th Percentile366
SC/ST/OBC  (Including  PWD  of SC/ST/OBC)40th Percentile319
UR-PWD45th Percentile342

Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline

NEET PG counselling 2020 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 2020 counselling.

All India Counselling of NEET PG 2020 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 2020 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 2020, while the final result will be made available  Once the seats are allotted, aspirants need to provide an option for upgradation 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. There are two rounds of NEET PG 2020 counselling. The second round of NEET counselling for PG courses will begin from first week of April. The mop-up round of counselling will be conducted for Deemed and Central Universities only. Candidates allotted seats through NEET PG counselling 2020 will be required to report to the allotted colleges within the stipulated time for admission purposes.  

Documents Required at Counselling

  • NEET PG 2020 admit card issued by NBE
  • NEET PG 2020 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)

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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 2020.

Question: How many seats are offered through NEET PG 2020?


In the course of Master of Surgery 10,821, Doctor of Medicine 19, 953, PG Diploma 1, 979 and DNB CET 1,338  seats will be offered through NEET PG 2020

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 scores.

Question: Will NEET PG counselling 2020 be online?


Yes, NBE will conduct the counselling of NEET PG in online mode.

Question: Is Aadhar card mandatory for NEET PG 2020?


According to the information brochure of NEET PG 2020 it is mandatory for candidates to have Aadhar cards.

Question: What is the withheld NEET PG results?


NBE will withheld NEET PG 2020 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.

Questions related to NEET PG

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hello sir, Is it compulsary that- Obc certificate should be a recent one for neet pg counselling??

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 17th Feb, 2020

OBC Caste certificate is valid for life long and the OBC--NCL is valid usually for 1 year. So if you are planning on availing OBC benefits, you need to have the recent OBC-NCL certificate. If the current one that you have will expire anytime soon before the counselling, you should get a new one done.


where can I get seat for md radio diagnosis, my rank is 2192 in neet pg 2020?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 16th Feb, 2020

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

Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College

Topiwala National Medical College

Goa Medical College

KMC, Mangalore

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala

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


I am a NEET-PG 2020 candidate. Would like to know few things about NEET-PG counselling 1. When does the registration for NEET PG counseling begin? 2. What is TESTING I.D which is required for registration of NEET-PG counseling? 3. Timing of All India and State counseling of NEET-PG.

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 16th Feb, 2020

Suresh, NEET PG Registration and Counselling dates are yet to be announced. It is speculated that the online registration might start tentatively during the 2nd or 3rd weeks of March. At this point in time the MCC NEET PG official website is under maintenance and so not much can be said. But do visit our page for tentative dates: https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-pg-counselling


I got air 9650 in neet pg 2020. Can I get a seat in dnb general surgery in a good hospital ?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 16th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may have decent chances in General Surgery in the following Medical Colleges:

KMC, Mangalore

Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum

KIMS, Telangana

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


neet pg medical rank 46033 obc category..any posibility medical branch allotment?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 16th Feb, 2020

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

Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College: Anaesthesiology

Sree Balaji Medical College: Paediatrics

SRM Medical College: Pathology

Meenakshi Medical College: Orthopaedics

Santosh Medical College: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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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