NEET PG 2024: Date (Out), Registration, Eligibility, Admit Card, Pattern, Counselling etc.

NEET PG 2024 is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single entrance examination for admission to various MD/MS and PG Diploma Courses. As per the latest update by NBE, the authority has released the NEET PG 2024 date at The examination date for NEET PG 2024 is 7 July 2024. Candidates who hold an MBBS degree from a recognised medical institution and meet the other NEET PG eligibility criteria will be able to apply. No other entrance examination, either at the state or the Institution level, shall be valid for entry to MD/MS/PG Diploma courses.

Qualifying for the exam is mandatory for access to MD/MS/PG Diploma courses under various Universities/ Institutions in the country. It is compulsory even for foreign nationals seeking admission to medical colleges in India. This article will help you learn about the NEET PG 2024 Exam in complete detail, such as the Application Process, Fees, How to Apply, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Participating Institutes and Exam Centres.

Page IndexPage Index
Quick Facts
Important Dates
Eligibility Criteria
Application Form
Application Fees
Exam Pattern
Preparation Tips
Admit Card
Recommended Books
Sample Papers
Result and Scorecard
Cut Off
Answer Key
Dress code
Counselling Procedure

Quick Facts

Before going to the complete description of the entrance examination, let’s look at a summary of the exam.

Name of ExaminationNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduate
Popular NameNEET PG
Conducted byNational Board of Examinations
Frequency of ConductOnce a Year
Examination LevelNational-level Exam
Application Fee (General)Rs. 4250/-
Mode of ExamOnline
Duration of Examination3 Hours 30 Minutes
Mode of CounsellingOnline / Offline

Scope of NEET PG

NEET-PG 2024 will be the single eligibility cum entrance examination for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses for the academic year 2024-25 and will include the following:

Get the Latest Update on Admission Notice, Fee, Cutoff, & Seats of PG Medical Colleges in India.

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  • All India 50% quota seats for all States/Union territories of India.
  • State quota seats for all States/Union territories of India.
  • All Private Medical Colleges, Institutions & Universities/Deemed Universities all across the country
  • Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions.
  • Post MBBS DNB Courses, Direct 6 years DrNB Courses and Post MBBS NBEMS Diploma Courses

Centralized admissions do not cover the following Medical institutions for MD/MS seats through the exam for the 2024-25 session:

NEET PG 2024: Latest Update

NEET PG 2024 Important Dates

The important dates for the application form are listed in the table below, and it will assist candidates in keeping track of essential registration events.

EventsDates (Tentative)
Online Submission of ApplicationsFebruary 2024
Edit Window for All Payment Success Applications (Any information/ documents can be edited except Name, Nationality, Email, Mobile number and Test City)To be announced soon
Edit Window to rectify Deficient/Incorrect Images
(No further opportunity shall be given)
1. Photograph
2. Signatures
3. Thumb Impression
To be announced soon
Issue of Admit CardMay 2024
Examination Date7 July 2024 (Announced)
Declaration of ResultAugust 2024
The cut-off date for completion of the internship towards the eligibility examTo be announced soon

Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants are advised to read the complete detailed information on eligibility criteria to check whether they are eligible. Once going through all the requirements, a candidate can apply for the Entrance. The eligibility conditions for the exam are given below.

  • Candidates in possession of an MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate recognized as per the provisions of the NMC Ac, 2019 and the repealed Indian Medical Council Act 1956.
  • The permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the NMC/ the erstwhile Medical Council of India or State Medical Council.
  • Candidates who have completed one year of internship or are likely to complete the internship on or before 31st March 2024 may apply for the exam.

How to fill out the NEET PG Application Form?

One should follow these simple steps to apply for the application form.

  • Step 1: Register for NEET PG 2024 online.
NEET PG 2023 online application form link
  • Step 2: Complete the application form.
  • Step 3: Choose an exam centre.
  • Step 4: Insert scanned images into the application form 2024.
  • Step 5: Pay the application fee for 2024.
  • Step 6: Print the completed application form.

Application Fees

CategoryExamination Fee
General, OBC and EWSRs. 4250/-
SC, ST, PWDRs. 3250/-
NOTE: Excluding charges as may be applicable by various payment gateways.

Exam Pattern

This section provides detailed information about the Exam Pattern for the 2024-25 session, such as how many questions will be asked examination, total marks, duration of the study, exam paper language, etc. Let’s have a look.

Examination ModeComputer-based Test
Examination Duration3 hours 30 minutes
Question Paper MediumEnglish
Number of Questions200
Question TypesMultiple Choice Questions
Marking PatternCorrect Answer: +4 marks, Incorrect Answer: – 1 mark, Unanswered Question: 0 marks

Preparation Tips

There are given Important Tips related to NEET PG.

  • Firstly, know all the details about the officially prescribed syllabus for the examination.
  • Practice mock tests & previous year’s question papers.
  • Make a proper timetable for your preparations.
  • Consider the excellent preparation of books and study materials.
  • Consider the excellent preparation of books and study materials.
  • Stay stress-free & healthy while preparing for exams.


This section provides detailed information about the Syllabus for the 2024-25 session, like how many topics will be asked from Pre-clinical subjects, Para-clinical subjects, Clinical subjects, etc. Let’s have a look.

Phase I – Pre-clinical subjectsAnatomy

Admit Card

This section provides detailed information about the NEET PG Admit Card 2024, like downloading admit cards and step-by-step guidance. Let’s have a look.

  • Visit the official website – and select the “NEET PG 2024” tab.
  • Click on the “applicant login”.
  • Enter the user ID and password to log in
  • Enter any two details from – Application Number (6 digits), Date of Birth or Email ID.
  • View and download the admit card.
  • Take a clear print of the admit card.
SubjectsBook Name
MicrobiologySelf-Assessment & Review Microbiology & Immunology
PathologyPathologic Basis of Disease
PharmacologyReview of Pharmacology
Forensic MedicineSelf-Assessment & Review of Basic Subjects (Anatomy & Forensic Medicine)

Sample Papers in PDF

Here is the link to download Sample Papers. You may also use these question papers from previous years as model papers for NEET PG 2024. Let us have a look.

Previous Year PaperDownload
Set 1Click Here
Set 2Click Here
Set 3Click Here

NEET PG 2024 Result and Scorecard

As per the latest update by NBE, the authority has released the NEET PG 2024 result at The final result will be uploaded in PDF format on the official website. Candidates must log into their registered account to download their scorecard/rank card. Candidates are advised to save a hard copy of their results for future reference during the counselling process. Candidates should know that the results will only be valid for that academic session. The NEET PG 2024 cut-off score for each category will be released along with the results.

NEET PG 2024 Cut Off

NEET PG 2024 cutoff, the minimum qualifying percentile, has been released by NBE. Various factors decide the NEET PG cutoff 2024, including the number of candidates who appeared for the exam, availability of total seats, and difficulty level of the exam. The minimum qualifying percentile for general candidates is 50th, while for SC/ST/OBC, it is the 40th percentile.

CategoryMinimum Qualifying/Eligibility CriteriaCut-off (Out of 800)
General / EWS50th percentile291
General-PwBD45th percentile274
SC/ST/ OBC (Including PwBD of SC/ST/OBC)40th percentile257

Answer Key

The NEET PG answer key contains the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. The answer key assists candidates in estimating their probable exam scores. Similarly to the question paper, the NBE does not provide an official answer key. However, some coaching institutes will release an unofficial answer key shortly after the exam. The NEET PG 2024 answer key will be prepared based on exam takers’ memories. With the answer key in hand, candidates can calculate the total number of correct and incorrect responses for the exam.

Dress code

Due to many applicants, the NBE follows strict policies to maintain the discipline and fairness of the exam. Among the essential procedures is the dress code for NEET PG 2024. NBE has prescribed a dress code for the examination day and a list of prohibited items in the examination hall. Below are a few essential pointers about the dress code:

Dress code for males:

  • Try to wear simple pants/shirts.
  • Full-sleeved shirts/T-shirts are not allowed.
  • Clothes should not have pockets, zips, big buttons, layers etc.
  • Avoid layering your clothing.
  • Kurtas and pyjamas should be avoided.
  • Footwear should be simple. Boots, shoes or any concealing/covered footwear are not permitted.
  • You can opt for light slippers/sandals.

Dress code for females:

  • Wear half-sleeved Kurtis/shirts
  • Long and fancy sleeves of any design are not allowed.
  • Could you keep it simple? Avoid embroidery, frills, and layering with different pieces.
  • Avoid all jewellery, both metallic and non-metallic
  • Fancy footwear is not allowed in the exam hall. Avoid boots, heels, stilettos, and shoes.
  • Opt for slippers or open sandals

Counselling Procedure

Counselling will be scheduled only for those students who have qualified for the NEET PG 2024. The NEET PG Counselling process is conducted by the MCC (Medical Council Committee). Counselling entails registration, college/course selection, seat allotment, and reporting to the assigned institute. Admissions to the MD/MS/DNB programme will be determined through counselling. MCC will conduct seat allotment for institutions with 50% AQI, Deemed/Central Universities, and ESIC/AFMS. The respective state counselling authority will counsel 50% of the seats.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When will NBE conduct NEET PG 2024 exam?

NBE will conduct the exam on 7 July. The exam will be held computer-based at designated centres across the country.

Will NEET PG 2024 be held in pen and paper mode?

No. The exam will be held computer-based at designated centres across the country.

Which are the institutes that do not accept NEET PG scores for admission?

A. Institutes like AIIMS, New Delhi, PGIMER, Chandigarh, JIPMER, Puducherry, NIMHANS, Bengaluru, SGPGI Lucknow, and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum does not accept entrance exam scores.

What is the timing for NEET PG 2024 exam?

A. NEET PG 2024 exam will start at 9 am and conclude at 12: 30 pm. Candidates are advised to reach the centre at least an hour before the reporting time.

Will there be negative markings in the NEET PG exam?

Yes. According to the exam pattern, marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates will get 4 marks for each correct answer, and a -1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

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  1. I have entered the wrong category. I have entered OBC but i belong to the general category. I called the helpline centre they said category cannot be changed ..Will i get my admit card? Will there be any issue?


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