NEET PG 2020 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme – Check Here

NEET PG 2020 Exam PatternNEET PG Exam pattern is set by the exam conducting authority. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduate (NEET PG) is a single national level entrance exam conducted for admission to various MS/MD and PG Diploma courses to all private, government and deemed medical colleges across the country. All the candidates interested to pursue PG medical courses can apply and appear for NEET PG 2020 entrance examination. In this article, we will discuss complete information regarding NEET PG 2020 Exam pattern.

NEET PG 2020 Exam Pattern

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National Board of Examination (NBE) will declare the exam pattern along with notification for NEET PG 2020. Candidates preparing for NEET PG 2020 are advised to go through its exam pattern.

Through exam pattern candidates are able to understand the syllabus, marking scheme, nature of questions and number of questions etc. of NEET PG 2020.

  • NEET PG 2020 will be conducted in online mode (CBT).
  • NEET PG 2020 will be conducted on 5th January 2020.
  • Course offered through NEET PG 2020 are MS/MD/MDS/PG Diploma.
  • Exam paper will have multiple choice questions (MCQ’s) with four options & single correct answer.
  • Medium of question paper will be English.
  • Total number of questions will be 300.
  • Exam duration will be of 3:30 hours.
  • For each correct response 4 marks will be awarded.
  • For each incorrect response 1 mark will be deducted.
  • For attempted questions no marks will be deducted.

Subject-wise distribution of Questions

SubjectsSubject wise weightage of questions

NEET PG 2020 Syllabus

The NEET PG 2020 Syllabus is in accordance to Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by MCI after the approval of Indian Government.

The syllabus of NEET PG comprise of all the subjects that candidates has studied in MBBS/BDS courses. Following below is the syllabus for NEET PG 2020.

  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Preventive and Social Medicine
  • ENT
  • Anatomy
  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Medicine
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Radiology
  • Radiotherapy
  • Physiology
  • Anaesthesia

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NEET PG 2020 Admit Card

NEET PG 2020 Preparation Tips

NEET PG 2020 Cut Off

Cutoff is the minimum marks required to be eligible for admission procedure. The national board of examination (NBE) will release the cutoff percentile and cutoff score of NEET PG 2020.

If NEET PG cutoff is needed to be revised it will be only done on the basis of instruction issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Following below is the expected cutoff list of NEET PG 2020.

CategoryEligibility criteria as per notificationCutoff score

(out of 1200)

Revised eligibility criteria as prescribed by MoHFWRevise cutoff score

(out of 1200)

General50th percentile32135th percentile262
SC/ST/OBC40th percentile28125th percentile225
PWD45th percentile30030th percentile244

NEET PG 2020 Result Scope

  • All India 50% quota seats for MS/MD/PG diploma courses in all states except Jammu & Kashmir.
  • State quota seats for MS/MD/PG diploma courses for all states and Union territories (including Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir).
  • MS/MD/PG diploma courses at all private & deemed medical institutes across the country.
  • MD/MS/PG Diploma courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions.

Seat Allotment in Government & Private Colleges

Government medical collegesPrivate medical colleges
50% All India Quota seats50% State Quota seats
50% State Quota seats50% Institute quota seats

Top Medical PG Colleges

  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • King George’s Medical University, Lucknow
  • University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi
  • Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
  • Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • St Johns Medical College, Bangalore
  • Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
  • Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  • Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
  • Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai

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