NEET PG 2017: AP urges Centre to lower NEET-PG qualifying marks
None, 21 Feb 2017, #NEET PG

The Andhra Pradesh Health Minister, Kamineni Srinivas, requested the Centre today to reduce the qualifying scores for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test to Postgraduate Medical Courses (NEET-PG) in all categories to enable qualification of more students from the state. NEET-PG had been introduced in 2016 as the single window entrance examination providing admissions to MD, MS and PG Diploma medical courses across India.

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Srinivas, who put forward his requests to JP Nadda, the Union Minster of Health and Family Welfare, said that the Minister had responded positively and assured him that the qualification marks for NEET-PG will be reduced. "The Union minister accepted my request in principle and assured a positive outcome. The move would help fill up vacant seats, including in non-clinical courses, in government colleges," Srinivas was quoted as saying. “Though only Andhra Pradesh made a representation, candidates from all the states in the country are benefiting. This will ensure that the PG seats in all the medical colleges in the State will get filled,” he added. The reduction in eligibility marks is expected to come into effect before the first counselling of NEET 2017.

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According to the NEET PG 2017 official prospectus, candidates belonging to Unreserved categories have to secure a minimum score of 50 percentile in the test. For candidates belonging to Schedule Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) categories, the minimum qualifying score is 40 percentile while for the Physically Handicapped (PH) category, it is 45 percentile.

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The Andhra Pradesh Government’s demand comes days after Tamil Nadu had sought an exemption from NEET UG and PG arguing that it would be unfair on the economically weaker students hailing from rural areas to be able to clear such a rigorous national level exam without having access to quality coaching.

 

Andhra Pradesh had earlier been joined by the states of Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana in opting out of the 15% All India Quota seats for NEET UG and 50% All India Quota seats for NEET PG, meaning that students from these states could apply for admissions to the medical colleges of their own states only. With this latest request on NEET-PG being approved in principle by the Health Ministry, it now remains to be seen whether the reduction in cut off scores will be made applicable to NEET UG 2017 as well.

 

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i got user id and password during registration,but before completing it the web page is closed.how to complete my neet pg mds registration form with user id and password

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019

hello,

you need to complete the application form filling with in 31 , October 2020 with payment. as you have login ID and password please follow the below link. click on the applicant log in and give the I'D and password.

https://cdn3.digialm.com//EForms/configuredHtml/1815/63027/Index.html

hope it would help.

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i m doing internship outside india i will complete my internship on 20th march 2020 i hv passed my mci exam in 2019 june am i eligible for neet pg 2020

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 18th Oct, 2019
Hello,


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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when do we have to apply for neet pg 2020 exam

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 17th Oct, 2019

Dear Sreenivasan, NBE hasn't released NEET PG official notification and schedule yet. As of now, all we have is a tentative schedule. The official notification will be released tentatively during the 1st or 2nd weeks of November. To be eligible for NEET PG, you should be able to complete your 1 year Mandatory Internship ateast by March 31st,  2020. For more information, please visit our page at: https://medicine.careers360.com/exams/neet-pg

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how many phsically handicapped seats qouta in M.D.S in government Colleges .........in neet pg M.D.S

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 16th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

there are total 1352 seats are available in government colleges in india for M.D.S. however as per the rules of government of india 3% seats are reserve for physically handicapped candidate, (only for physically handicapped with the locomotory disorders and that too with disability of lower limbs between 50% to 70% as per MCI regulation) . so total 40 seats are for physically handicapped.

https://mohfw.gov.in/sites/default/files/426793331modeofimplimentation.pdf

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is any minimum markes in mbbs criteria for neet pg 2020?

Aditya kumar Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019

Hello there!

Greetings!

You will be happy to know that there's no minimum percentage which needs to be obtained by medical graduates to be eligible for neet pg . To be eligible  for neet pg  medical graduates are required to possess Indian Medical Council Act 1956 recognised MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate. Candidates are required to mandatorily have permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification which is to be issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC) and candidate must complete their one year internship on or before March 31, 2020 to be eligible for Neet pg 2020. For more and detailed information go through https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-pg-eligibility-criteria

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