NEET PG 2017 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
NEET PG (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test Post-Graduate) is a test conducted for admissions to MD/ MS and PG Diploma Courses. The test is conducted by national board of examination at the national level in online mode. NEET PG 2017 exam will have 300 Multiple Choice Questions.
Candidates have to complete the test within the allotted time i.e. 3 hrs 30 mins. NEET PG 2017 test paper will be conducted only in the English Language. Students will be given 1 mark for each correct answer and there will be no negative marking for any wrong answer.
NEET PG 2017 Exam Pattern Highlights are given below in the table: -
|Mode of Conduct||Online|
|Type of Questions||Objective Type (MCQs)|
|Number of Questions||300|
|Time Allotted||3hr 30 min|
|Syllabus||As per Graduate Medical Education Regulation|
|Total Number of Questions||300|
|Mode of Exam||Computer Based Test|
|Medium of Exam||English Language only|
|Marking Scheme||1 mark for every correct answer. There is no negative marking|
NEET PG 2017 test will be computer based and will have objective type multiple questions. Candidates have to complete the test within the estimated time i.e. 3 hr 30 min. Candidate will get one mark for each correct answer and there will be no negative marking for the wrong answer. There will be total 300 questions and the candidate can score maximum 300 marks in the exam.
The Demo test will be a sample of on-line exam that is conducted to guide the candidates with the navigation and functionality of the NEET PG Exam. It is a tutorial that focuses on using the features of the test like navigating between screens, selecting, de-selecting, reviewing and marking responses etc., it also includes some demo questions which will help the candidates to practice these features. Candidates must know that these demo questions do not represent the difficulty level of the actual test.
The 15 minutes tutorial contains a series of screens that will guide the candidate to attempt NEET-PG computer based test. This tutorial will give a chance to the candidate to try all the features, such as navigating between questions, select, de-select, review, mark and change responses etc. Candidates are advised to go through the entire tutorial of 15 minutes before starting the actual exam. After completing the tutorial, candidates have to accept a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) before starting the test.
It is very important to note that candidates may appear for NEET PG exam either in Forenoon Session or in Afternoon Session but they cannot appear in both sessions.
|Events||Forenoon Session||Afternoon Session|
|Beginning time of reporting counter||9:00 AM||2:45 PM|
|Closing time of reporting counter||9:30 AM||3:15 PM|
|Check-in Procedure||9:00 AM to 10:00 AM||2:45 PM to 3:45 PM|
|Commencement of Exam||10:00 AM||3:45 PM|
|End of Exam||1:45 PM||7:30 PM|
NOTE: It includes test tutorial of 15 minutes.
NEET-PG exam follows the syllabus formulated as per Graduate Medical Education Regulations notified by the Medical Council of India. The candidates have to prepare for subjects, they have studied during MBBS. The subject-wise distribution of questions is given below in the table:-
|Subject||Weightage of Questions|
|Social and Preventive Medicine||25|
|Medicine, Dermatology and Venereology||37|
|Surgery, Orthopaedics, Anaesthesia, & ENT||46|
|Radiotherapy & Radiodiagnosis||12(6+6)|
|Gynaecology & Obstetrics||25|
Candidates are advised to practice sample papers of NEET PG exam as much as possible. It will help them to prepare like a pro and give the idea about the question paper. This is how candidates can figure out which topics/subjects are more scoring and can focus on it.
The practice of Sample paper will help the candidates to do time management so that they can complete the test on time. Sample paper practice does increase the possibility of selection. Here are some links where the candidates may get the NEET PG Practice Papers.
It is vital to study from right books to score well in the NEET PG 2017. This exam is tough to crack and a student must be well-prepared to get qualifying marks in the exam. The list of reference books for NEET PG 2017 is given below:
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