NEET PG 2020: National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Post-Graduation (NEET PG) conducted for the courses MD/MS and PG diploma, according to the orders of the Supreme Court. NEET PG will be conducted in the month of December via online mode or computer based test (CBT). After Supreme Court order this year this examination replaced with the All India PG Medical Entrance Exam or DNB CET and AIPGMEE soon will let others take admission to the Govt, deemed medical college as well private all over India. On the basis of NEET PG marks/ score top universities and colleges of the country give admission in PG (Post-Graduation) Medical courses. Candidates can check all details of this examination, including eligibility, dates, exam pattern, NEET application form, syllabus, etc. This entrance test has replaced the DNB CET and AIPGMEE, after the order issued by Supreme Court.

NEET PG 2020 Notification

NEET PG 2020 Application form will be available from the 4th week of September, 2019 after the official notice candidate can apply for the examination. 

NEET PG 2019 Exam Date

It is expected that NBE will conduct NEET PG 2020 on January 6, 2020. January 6, 2020 is the expected date for NEET PG 2020 because last year the exam was held on the first Sunday of January. Usually NBE follows a similar calendar for all its exams. And next year the first Sunday of January is January 6.

NEET PG 2018 was held on January 7, 2018. It was the first time that exam took place in a single day in a single session. Three years ago NEET PG 2017 was held from December 5, 2016 to December 13, 2016. Before that, AIPGMEE was held instead of NEET PG and AIPGMEE 2016 was held from December 2, 2015 to December 8, 2015.

Important dates of NEET PG 2019

As of now, schedule of NEET PG 2020 is not available officially. We have referred to the last year’s schedule to provide an expected list of important dates here. You can refer this to get an idea of what happens after what. As soon as NEET PG 2020 information brochure is released, these dates will be updated.

NEET PG 2019Important dates
Announcement of NEET PG 2019 exam datesOctober 2019
Commencement of online registrationsOctober 2019
Last date to apply onlineNovember 2019
Download admit cardJanuary 2020
Date of examJanuary 2020
Declaration of resultJanuary 2020

Last year, 1,28,917 candidates appeared in NEET PG 2020. Only those who obtained qualifying marks stand qualified and secure a rank.

NEET PG 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must be Indian as only Indian nationals can apply.
  • Candidates must have a MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate from the recognized national or international medical institutethat is included in the Schedules to the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.
  • It is compulsory for the candidate to complete their Internship or candidates should have likely tocompleting the internship on or before 31st March 2020.
  • All India 50% Quota seats: Candidates those who have passed or studied MBBS from Telangana, Jammu & Kashmir, and Andhra Pradesh states are not eligible for All India 50% quota.

Candidates will be ineligible if

  • If they have not completed their internship
  • If their Medical institute/ establishment is not recognized by SMC or MCI
  • If their application form is not in the prescribed manner or not submitted the form on time.

NEET PG Registration 2020

  • Application Form for NEET PG 2020 will be available from Last week of September, 2019
  • Candidates can register for this exam via online mode through the website
  • Firstly, candidates need to create a profile on the website by entering the registration details
  • After that fill all the required details such as personal, academic, address, etc. correctly
  • Then upload the scanned imagesof photograph, signature, SMC/MCI, photo ID, & other certificates in the recommended format
  • Schedule the examination time, date, and centre as per your preferences
  • Candidates have to make the fee payment through online
  • After completing the application, take printout of the confirmation page for further use.

Application Fee:

  • The registration fee will be  3750/- for General/OBCcandidates and Rs. 2750/- for SC/ST/PWD categories candidates.
  • The payment should be made through debit/credit card or net banking.
  • Payment cannot be made through offline mode.
Note: The application fee payment should be made via debit/credit card or net banking. Also, the fee Payment cannot be made via offline mode.

How to Apply

Candidates can check here the application procedure for NEET PG 2020.

  • Firstly, all candidates need to create their profile on the official website by entering their name, email, gender, mother’s name and father’s name.
  • After registration, candidates can proceed to fill their NEET PG application form.
  • Candidates then need to upload their scanned images of photograph, signature, photo ID, SMC/MCI & other certificates in the prescribed format.
  • Thereafter, candidate has to schedule the date, time, and venue for the examination.
  • Application Fee payment is the last step.
  • After successful submission of the application form and fee payment, all candidate are required to take a printout of the confirmation page for future references.

NEET PG 2020 Application Form Correction

Usually NBE does not provide any separate facility to correct details in application form. However, the online form is equipped to handle form corrections in itself.

If candidate makes any mistake in the form then he/she can login and click on “Edit Profile” to make changes in fields. There will be a last date for this facility and everyone should make all changes before this last date.

In the event that NBE decides make any separate facility available for form correction, then the same will be updated here.

NEET PG 2020 Admit Card

  • Admit card will be available before 1 or 2 weeks prior to the examination date via online mode.
  • Candidates are required to take the printout of the admit card from the website and paste a photograph and also have to bring the valid photo ID proof (such as Passport, Voter ID, PAN card, Aadhaar Card, or Driving license) at the examination center.
  • Candidates will not be permitted to appear in the examination without a valid admit card.

How to download NEET PG 2020 Admit Card – Step-wise Procedure

  • Click on the link given above to download the admit card of NEET PG 2020 or you may search for an email from NBE on your registered email Id, which contains NEET PG admit card.
  • Enter your log-in credentials, i.e. candidate ID and password along with captcha code to access NEET PG 2020 admit card.
  • Once directed to the admit card of NEET PG, candidates were advised to take a ‘print-out’ of NEET PG 2020 admit card or hall ticket. They also had to download a pdf of it for future reference.
  • After downloading the hall ticket of NEET PG 2020, candidates had to paste/affix their recent passport size photograph on it as per the specifications mentioned below.

NEET PG 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Question Type: Multiple choice questions will be asked.
  • Exam Mode:The exam will be organized computer based test mode.
  • Question Language:The question paper will be asked in the English language.
  • The exam will be conducted in
    in Forenoon (10:00 AM to 3:45 PM) and
    in Afternoon (3:45 PM to 7:30 PM).
  • Exam Duration:The exam duration will be 3½ hours.
  • Negative Marking:No negative marking will be done in this
TopicsNo. of Questions
Forensic Medicine10
Radiodiagnosis & Radiotherapy12 (6+6)
Social And Preventive Medicine25
Obstetrics and Gynaecology25
Medicine Dermatology And Venereology37
Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics & Anaesthesia46

NEET PG 2020 Exam Centres

NBE will disclose list of test cities in NEET PG 2020 information brochure. Brochure will be available in October 2019. Until that is available, you can see where exam was held last year to get an idea of feasible list of test cities for NBE NEET PG 2020.

Last year’s exam cities were

19Bhilai Nagar84Muzaffarpur
20Bhopal85Mysuru (Mysore)
24Bokaro Steel City89Nashik
25Chandigarh90Navi Mumbai
39Greater Noida104Sagar
45Hamirpur110Shivamogga (Shimoga)
49Hubballi (Hubli)114Surat
62Kalaburagi (Gulbarga)127Visakhapatnam

NEET PG 2020 Syllabus

  • Syllabus will contain various topics of knowledge areas or subjects.
  • The syllabus will be prescribed by the MCI (Medical Council of India).
  • Syllabus will comprise of topics like Physiology, Ophthalmology, Anatomy and many others.
  • To score well in the NEET PG 2020 examination candidates should prepare as per the prescribed syllabus.
PathologyCell injury, Cell death and adaptations, Acute and chronic inflammation, Tissue Repair, Regeneration, Healing and Fibrosis, Hemodynamic Disorders, thrombosis and shock, Diseases of the immune system Neoplasia.

Genetic and pediatric Diseases, Environmental and Nutritional Diseases, General pathology of infectious Diseases, The Blood vessels, The Heart , hematopoietic and lymphoid systems, The lung, The kidney and its collecting system.

The oral cavity and Gastrointestinal tract, The liver, Gallbladder and Biliary tract, The pancreas, The male genital system, The female genital system and breast, The Endocrine system, The musculoskeletal system, The skin, The nervous system, Miscellaneous Topics

PharmacologyGeneral Pharmacological Principles, Drugs acting on Autonomic Nervous system, Autacoids and Related Drugs, Respiratory and Related Drugs, Hormones and Related Drugs,.

Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System, Cardiovascular Drugs, Drugs Acting on kidney, Drugs Affecting Blood and Blood formation, Gastrointestinal Drugs, Antimicrobial Drugs, Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases, Miscellaneous Drugs

BiochemistryStructures and functions of proteins and Enzymes, Bioenergetics and the metabolism of Carbohydrate and lipids, Metabolism of proteins and amino acids, Structures.

function and replication of informational macromolecules, Biochemistry of extracellular and intracellular communication, Nutrition, Digestion and Absorption ,Vitamins and minerals, Intracellular traffic and sorting of proteins, Glycoproteins, The extracellular matrix.

Muscles and the cytoskeleton, Plasma proteins and immunoglobulins, Homeostasis and thrombosis, Red and white blood cells, Metabolism of xenobiotics, The Human genome project, Miscellaneous Topics

MicrobiologyMethods and Techniques, Immunology, Bacteriology, Virology, Mycology, Miscellaneous Topics
OrthopaedicsFractures and Injuries, Infections of bones and joints, Bone tumors, CTEV, PIVD, Back pain, Degenerative and metabolic bone disease, Miscellaneous Bone diseases
Preventive and Social MedicineMan and Medicine : Towards health for all, Concept of Health and Diseases, Principles of Epidemiology and Epidemiologic Methods, Screening for Disease, Epidemiology of communicable Diseases.

Epidemiology of chronic Non-Communicable Diseases and Conditions, Health programs in India, Demography and Family planning, Preventive Medicine in Obstetrics Pediatrics and Geriatrics, Nutrition & Health, Social Sciences and Health.

Environment and Health, Hospital waste Management, Disaster Management ,Occupational Health , Genetics and Health , Mental Health ,Health Information and Basic Medical Statistics, Communication for Health Education, Health Planning and Management, Health care of the community, International Health, Miscellaneous Topics

ENTDiseases of Ear, Diseases of Nose and Paranasal Sinuses, Diseases of oral cavity and salivary Glands, Diseases of pharynx, Diseases of Larynx and trachea.

Diseases of Esophagus, Recent advances, Clinical methods in ENT and Neck masses, Operative surgery, Miscellaneous Topics

AnatomyThe thorax, The Abdomen, The Pelvis, The perineum, The upper limb, The lower limb, The Head and Neck, The Back, Miscellaneous Topics
SurgeryGastrointestinal Surgery, Urogenital Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Hernia, Umbilicus and Abdominal wall Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Transplantation and oncology, Head Injury, Miscellaneous Topics

OphthalmologyAnatomy and development of eye, Clinical methods in ophthalmology, Optics and refraction, Disease of conjunctiva, Disease of the cornea, Disease of the sclera,

Disease of the Uveal tract, Disease of the lens, Glaucoma, Disease of the vitreous, Disease of the Retina, Vision and neuro-ophthalmology, Strabismus and Nystagmus, Disease of the lids.

Disease of the lacrimal apparatus, Disease of the orbit, Ocular injuries, Basic principles of ocular therapy, Systemic ophthalmology, Community Ophthalmology, Miscellaneous Topics

MedicineInfectious diseases, tropical medicine and sexually transmitted diseases, Cell and molecular biology and genetic disorders, Clinical immunology, Nutrition, Gastrointestinal disease, Liver.

biliary tract and pancreatic disease, Haematological disease, Medical oncology including haematological malignancy, Rheumatology and bone disease, Renal disease, Water electrolyte and acid base balance, Cardiovascular disease.

Respiratory disease, Intensive care medicine, Drug therapy and Poisoning, Environmental medicine, Endocrine disease, Diabetes Mellitus & other metabolic disorders, Neurological disease, Miscellaneous Topics

GynaecologyDiseases & Injury to female genital tract, Conception, Birth control and MTP, Trophoblastic diseases, Ectopic gestation and disorders of menstruation.

Tumors and its therapy, PID, Chronic pelvic pain, Endometriosis, Miscellaneous Topics

ObstetricsNormal pregnancy, Complications of pregnancy, Medical and surgical illness complicating Pregnancy Pre-term labour, PROM, Post maturity, IUD, Malposition.

Malpresentation, Cord prolapse, Prolonged labour, obstructed labour, Diseases of Foetus and newborn, Operative obstetrics, Special topics in obstetrics, Miscellaneous Topics

Forensic MedicineMedical Jurisprudence, Autopsy, Death, Post mortem changes, Injuries and wounds, Thermal death, Starvation, Mechanical Asphyxia, Sexual offences and Abortion, Poisoning, Psychotropic drugs, Asphyxiants, Miscellaneous Topics
PediatricsGrowth and development, Disorders of growth and development, Adolescent health and development, Fluids and electrolytes, Nutrition and macronutrient disorders.

Micronutrient in health & Disease, Newborn infants, Immunity and Immunization, Infectious diseases, Common protozoal & Helminthic infections, Diseases of Gastrointestinal system and liver, Hematological disorders, Disease of Ear nose and throat.

Respiratory System, Disorders of the Cardiovascular system, Disorders of the Kidney and urinary tract, Endocrine and Metabolic disorders, Neuromuscular disorders, Malignancy in childhood, Collagen vascular Disorders, Genetic disorders, Inborn errors of metabolism.

Ophthalmology : Ocular manifestations of systemic disorders common skin disorders and leprosy, Poisoning and Accidents, Pediatric critical care, Practical Procedures, Rational drug therapy, Integrated management of childhood illness, Miscellaneous Topics

PsychiatryCognitive disorders, Schizophrenia, Mood disorders, Anxiety disorders, Adjustment disorders, Somatoform disorders.

Sexual disorders, Eating, Sleep and Personality disorder, Impulse control disorders, Miscellaneous Topics

DermatologyDisorders of Pigmentation, Allergic disorders, Papulosquamous disorders, Papulo vesicular disorders.

Systemic disorders with Cutaneous features, Leprosy, Fungal infections, Scabies, Pediculosis, STD, Malignant Skin disease, Miscellaneous Topics

RadiologyPhysics and Technique, Diagnostic features and signs, Systemic Radiology, Miscellaneous Topics
RadiotherapyRadiotherapy, Chemotherapy, Nuclear medicine, Miscellaneous Topics
PhysiologyDigestion and Absorption, Respiration, Cardiovascular Physiology, Nervous System, Excretion, Endocrine System, Sensory organs, Muscles, Miscellaneous Topics
AnaesthesiaGeneral Anaesthesia, Regional Anaesthesia, Drugs used for Anaesthesia, Anaesthesia in coexisting diseases, Critical Care, Miscellaneous Topics

NEET PG 2020 Cut-off

  • NEET PG 2020 Cut-off is the minimum marks set the by the authority in order to judge the eligibility of candidates. It is mandatory for the candidates to clear the cut-off to become eligible for the counselling or admission.
  • The cut-off is prepared on considering the various factors such as the number of availability of seats, total numbers of candidates appeared in the written exam and difficulty level of exam.
  • For NEET MDS (last year) (All India 50% Quota):

CategoryRevised Minimum Qualifying Criteria (as directed by MoHFW)Revised Cut-Off Score
General Category (UR)20.265th Percentile149
SC/ST/OBC10.265th Percentile115
UR-PH15.265th Percentile133
  • Candidates with scores at or above cut-off scores mentioned above in their respective categories will be eligible for participating in the counseling for All India 50% quota Post Graduate MDS seats to be conducted by DGHS, MoHFW.
  • NEET PG & MDS Cut Off Score for All India 50% quota MD/MS/Post Graduate Diploma/PG MDS Courses (Previous years):
  • For NEET PG:

CategoryPercentileCut-Off Score
General Category (UR)50th Percentile321
SC/ST/OBC40th Percentile281
UR-PH45th Percentile300
  • For NEET MDS:

CategoryPercentileCut-Off Score
General Category (UR)50th Percentile233
SC/ST/OBC40th Percentile204
UR-PH45th Percentile219
  • NEET PG Cut Off Score for various categories (Previous years):

CategoryPercentileCut-Off Score (out of 1200)
NEET PG 2020
General Category (UR)50th Percentile321
SC/ST/OBC/SCPH/ST-PH/OBC-PH40th Percentile281
UR-PH45th Percentile300

NEET PG Qualifying Marks

  • Candidates have to obtained minimum of 50% percentile (40% percentile for SC/ST/OBC/SCPH/ST-PH/OBC-PH candidates)in order be eligible for admission. Lower percentile criteria for PwD candidates (locomotory disability of lower limbs) is 45%.
  • If two or more candidates obtained the equal marks in examination then inter-se-merit will be prepared. The candidate with older in age will be provided the priority.

Last Year Cut-off Analysis

  • Candidates scoring more than or equal to the minimum score will be declared as qualified. The category-wise cut-off marks of last year are given below:
  • For ALL India Rank:

CategoryQualifying EligibilityCut-off Marks (Out of 1500)Remarks
General-UR50% Percentile705.9194Candidates scoring equal to or more then cut-off marks will declared as qualified.
SC/ST/OBC40% Percentile655.1766ST/SC/OBC candidates obtained equal to or more than the cut-off score will be declared as qualified.
Persons with Disability45% Percentile680.0611UR-PH candidates securing equal or more than cut-off scores will be declared as qualified.
  • For All India 50% Quota Seats:

CategoryCut-off Marks

Cut-off for NEET MDS

  • For All Indiak Rank:

CategoryQualifying CriteriaCut-off Marks
General-UR50% Percentile523.2461
SC/ST/OBC40% Percentile491.2402
Persons with Disability45% Percentile507.4365
  • For All India 50% Quota Seats:

CategoryCut-off Marks

NEET PG 2020 Result

  • In the 3rdweek of January, 2020 the result will be provided to candidates via online mode i.e. from the official website.
  • Candidates need to keep the printout of the result and preserve the result till the admission procedure gets over.

How to check NEET PG 2020 Result?

In order to check the result of NEET PG 2020 and download the scorecard of NEET PG, candidates will need to go through following steps:

  • Click on the link given below.
  • Enter your ‘Roll Number’, ‘Date of Birth’ and displayed ‘Captcha Verification‘ details. The personal details should exactly be same as supplied at the time of registration of NEET PG 2020.
  • Candidates will be directed to the scorecard cum result page of NEET PG 2020. This should be downloaded by clicking on ‘Print’ and then saving as PDF.

NEET PG 2020 Counselling

  • On the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the NEET PG 2020 exam, merit list will be prepared.
  • Merit list will be categorized into:
    • All India 50% quota rank, 
    • All India NEET PG 2020 rank, 
    • All India 50% quota category rank and Private medical colleges rank/ State quota.
  • According to the rank, the candidates can participate in the counselling procedure.
  • Candidates have to fill their choices of courses and colleges in the counseling procedure.
  • As per the rank, filled preferences and seat availability the admission will be done.

Documents Required at the time of Counselling/Admission:

  • 10th class mark sheet & passing certificate.
  • 12th class mark sheet & passing certificate.
  • Category certificates (if applicable).
  • Graduation certificates.
  • Transfer certificates.
  • Recent passport size photographs.
  • NEET PG 2020 Admit Card & Rank Card.
  • Counseling call letter.

Contact Details:

National Board of Examinations
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Ring Road, Delhi-110 092

NEET PG 2020 Important Points

  • National Board of Examinations (NBE) will organize the NEET PG examination.
  • Registration process will be done via online mode.
  • Candidates cannot apply via offline mode for this examination.
  • If candidate don’t appear for the examination, then the application fee will not be refundable.
  • Candidates can make changes by logging back to the official website of NEET PG.
  • Application form will be available from last week of September, 2019.
  • For General and OBC category candidate application fee will be 3750/- whereas for SC/ST/PWD categories candidates application fee is 2750/-.
  • Candidate can pay their application fee via online mode.
  • Candidates can check the eligibility from the above given section.
  • Candidate will have to take exam on a pre-assigned workstation, in the testing centre.
  • Question paper will consist of total 300 questions.
  • There is no negative marking in this examination.
  • Exam will consist of MCQ’s (multiple choice questions).

If any candidate having query regarding NEET PG 2020 Application Form, then you may leave your query below in the comment box.


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