NEET PG Exam Pattern 2021: Marking Scheme, Syllabus, Answer Key & More!

NEET PG Exam Pattern 2021 – Hello Medical graduates, If you are willing to appear for the postgraduate medical entrance examination should be familiar with the NEET PG 2021 exam pattern. The National Board of Education (NBE) will be conducting the NEET PG entrance exam in an online mode.

NEET PG’s Exam Pattern includes details like the number of questions, exam mode, timings, syllabus, etc. In this article, we will help applicants to understand the exam pattern of NEET PG. According to NBE released information brochure for NEET PG 2021, all essential details regarding NEET PG entrance exam 2021.

THE NEET PG exam is the only gateway for medical & dental PG courses offered by various government and private medical colleges. Aspirants are advised to read the full article carefully to get every bit of information about this examination. Let see the complete information about the Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Marking Scheme, Answer key, etc.

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1. Quick Facts
2. Important Dates
3. Exam Pattern
4. Frequently Asked Question

Quick Facts

The exam pattern of NEET PG 2021 gives detailed information about the duration of the exam, the number of questions asked, the medium of question paper and more. The detailed information about NEET PG 2021 Exam Pattern is listed below.

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Name of ExaminationNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduate
Popular NameNEET UG
Conducted byNational Board of Examinations (NBE)
Frequency of ConductOnce a Year
Examination LevelNational-level Exam
Application Fee (General)5015 Rs [Online]
Mode of ExamOnline
Duration of Examination3 Hours 30 Minutes
Mode of CounsellingOnline / Offline
Participating Colleges593

Important Dates

EventDates
Advertisement Released23 February 2021
Application form23 February – 15 March 2021
Application Correction19 March 2021 – 21 March 2021
Application Correction – Final edit window for incorrect images05 April 2021 – 07 April 2021
Mock test – Start Date15 April 2021
Application Correction16 August 2021 – 20 August 2021
Application – Re-opened16 August 2021 – 25 August 2021
Admit Card06 September 2021 – 11 September 2021
Exam Date11 September 2021
Result28 September 2021 (Announced)

Exam Pattern

Last year only the exam pattern was modified. So there are significantly fewer chances of any changes being introduced in NEET PG 2021. Still, if there are, then changes will be updated here as soon as NBE announces any. Until then, you can refer to the latest NEET PG Exam pattern to prepare.

NEET PG 2022: Latest Update
SL.NO. SUBJECT SUBJECT WISE WEIGHTAGE OF QUESTIONS
Part A
1. ANATOMY 17
2. PHYSIOLOGY 17
3. BIOCHEMISTRY 16
Part B
4 PATHOLOGY 25
5 PHARMACOLOGY 20
6. MICROBIOLOGY 20
7 FORENSIC MEDICINE 10
8 SOCIAL AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE 25
Part C
  GENERAL MEDICINE INCLUDING DERMATOLOGY & VENERELOGY & PSYCHIATRY 45
9. GENERAL SURGERY INCLUDING ORTHOPEDICS, ANAESTHESIA & RADIODIAGNOSIS 45
10. OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY 30
11. PAEDIATRICS 10
12. ENT 10
13. OPHTHALMOLOGY 10
  GRAND TOTAL 300

Basic Guidelines

  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be held in online mode.
  • Duration: The duration of the exam will be 210 minutes.
  • No. of Questions: A total of 300 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be 1200 marks.

Marking Scheme

Marking Scheme: Allocation of marks for each MCQ shall be as follows:

S. No.ParticularMarks
1Correct Response4 Marks
2Incorrect Response1 Mark shall be deducted
3Unattempted QuestionZero

Allocation of time for NEET-PG 2021

ActivityTime
Allow Candidates to enter the examination
centre and Commence Registration for the test
12:00 PM
Entry closes at Examination Center.01:30 PM
Grant access for Candidate Login.01:45 PM
Candidates log in to read instructions.01:50 PM
Exam Start Time02:00 PM
Exam End Time05:30 PM

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

Q: Will NEET PG be conducted in 2021?

A: It is a computer-based mode for admission to 10, 821 MS seats, 19,953 MD seats, and 1, 979 PG Diploma seats. NEET PG scores are accepted by top colleges and universities of the country. Earlier, the exam was to occur on 10th Jan 2021, but NBE will now conduct the same on 11 September 2021.

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Q: Will NEET PG be conducted in 2021?

A: Please note that you will be asked to fill in some of the information (we are not showing it here for security reasons) that you have given on your application form, admit card of examination during online registration and provided by the examination conducting agency, therefore keep a copy of your application form and admit cards ready for reference.

Q: How many PG seats are there in NEET PG 2021?

A: NEET PG exam is conducted for 10,821 MS seats, 19,953 MD seats, and 1,979 PG Diploma seats offered by various medical colleges in India.

Q. Is NEET PG compulsory after MBBS?

A: However, it becomes mandatory for doctors to hold a PG degree in medicine to be successful in their respective fields. The following are the major PG courses in medicine that require a NEET-PG score and have scope and demand: Doctor of Medicine (MD) Doctor of Surgery (MS).

Q. How many times can we give NEET PG Exam?

A. NBE has not put a limit to the number of attempts permitted for NEET PG. Thus, a candidate can appear for the examination as many times are required to get admission to the desired course/institute.

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