• National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate
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NEET PG 2023: Overview, Exam Date, Registration, Eligibility, Latest Updates

23 Jan 2023 10:46:55 AM

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducts the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduation (NEET PG). NEET PG exam is a national-level medical entrance exam held annually for admission to Master of Surgery (MS), Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Postgraduate Diploma in India. NEET PG exam is held for admission to 50% state quota seats, 50% All India Quota and 100% seats central and deemed universities. NEET PG 2023 exam aspirants must satisfy the NEET PG exam eligibility requirements of the entrance exam before applying for the same. As per the NEET PG eligibility criteria, a candidate must possess a valid MBBS degree from a recognized body such as the Medical Council of India.

NEET PG 2023 exam registration has started on 8 January and will end on 27 January 2023. Candidates will be able to edit NEET PG 2023 exam application form from 30 January to 3 February 2023. In addition to this NEET PG exam date is on 5 March which shall be held in online mode. NEET PG exam is the single entrance exam for admission to PG Diploma, MD and MS Programs across the country. 

Latest Updates on NEET PG Exam 2023:

  • 20 January 2023: UDFA has appealed the to Union Health Minister to postpone NEET PG 2023 exam that is scheduled for 5 March.
  • 12 January: NEET PG 2023 internship cut-off date extends to June 30 as per FAIMA National Chairman
  • 7 January: NEET PG 2023 registration has started on NBE website.

NEET PG 2023 Exam Overview

NEET PG 2023 Exam Particulars

NEET PG Exam Details

Exam Name

NEET Post Graduate Exam (NEET PG Exam)

NEET Full Form

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test

Exam Conducting Authority

National Board of Examination (NBE)

Frequency of NEET PG exam

Once a year

Exam Level


Exam Mode

Online Computer Based Test

Number of Questions

200 questions

Type of Questions


Courses offered through NEET PG Exam

MD/MS/PG Diploma/DNB post-MBBS

NEET PG official website

NEET PG Cut off percentile

UR - 50

SC/ST/OBC - 40

UR PwD - 45

Helpline Contact Details

  • Helpline number: 022-61087595
  • Email ID:

NEET PG 2023 Important Dates

The important dates of NEET PG 2023 exam comprise of the important events that take place before and after the NEET PG exam. It is important for candidates to know the important events pertaining to the NEET PG exam. With the help of the important dates candidates can prepare for the entrance exam accordingly. The key dates of NEET PG Exam are provided below.

NEET PG 2023 Events 


NEET PG 2023 Registration Process Starts

7 January 2023

NEET PG 2023 Registration Process Ends

27 January 2023

NEET PG Correction Window opens on

January 30 to February 3, 2023

NEET PG final correction date

14 February to 17 February 2023

Issue of NEET PG Admit Card

27 February 2023

NEET PG Exam Date

5 March 2023

NEET PG Result

31 March 2023

NEET PG Scorecard

31 March 2023

NEET PG 2023 Result for 50% AIQ Seats

April 2023

NEET PG Counselling Start

May 2023

NEET PG 2023 Application Form

In order to fill the NEET PG application form successfully, candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps: 

Registration Process: First of all, candidates need to visit the official website, click on the registration link and enter the basic details such as name, phone number, postal address and father’s name. In addition, candidates need to upload their recent colored photograph and digital signature on the profile page.

Complete the NEET PG application form: After candidates have created their profile, they will have to select the NEET PG link from the drop down menu. There, candidates need to enter details such as their Nationality, Date of Birth and Category.

Payment of the application fees - After the aforementioned steps are completed, candidates will have to make the payment of the application fee. The application fee can paid through Credit/Debit Cards or Net Banking. After the successful payment of the application fee, candidates will receive a verification email at their registered email IDs, and admit cards will send to their email addresses within 24 hours of the application fee payment.

NEET PG 2023 Application Fee

NEET PG 2023 application fee has been given below in the following table for all the category of candidates. Candidates must ensure that they have paid the application fee for ther forms to be accepted to appear for the NEET PG exam 2023.


NEET PG Application Fee


Rs. 4250


Rs. 4250


Rs. 3250

NEET PG 2023 Form Correction

NBE has given the candidates the opportunity to make corrections in NEET PG 2023 application form after the registration process has been completed. Candidates will be able to edit their NEET PG application forms the following mentioned details:

  • Category and Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • EWS Status
  • Disability Status
  • Photo and Signature

NEET PG 2023 Eligibility Criteria

NEET PG 2023 exam aspirants must satisfy the following requirements in order to be considered for admission;

  • Candidates must have an MBBS Degree or provisional MBBS Passing out Certificate that is recognized according to the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956.
  • In addition, they need to have a permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification that must be issued by the Medical Council of India or the State Medical Council
  • Candidates also need to have completed one year of internship before March to apply for NEET PG for that respective year.
  • Candidates who have passed MBBS from J&K state are not eligible for 50% All India Quota

NEET PG 2023 Exam Pattern

NEET PG exam pattern 2023 consists of 200 objective type of questions. The exam shall be hed in online mode in English medium only. The NEET PG exam pattern is divided into three parts. Part A is Pre-clinical, Part B is Para clinical and Part C is a Clinical paper. We have mentioned the NEET PG exam pattern in the table that is given below.

NEET PG Exam Pattern




Computer-based Test/ Online

Medium of examination



3 hours 30 minutes

Number of Questions


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Marking Scheme

Correct Answer: +4 marks, Incorrect Answer: - 1 marks, Unanswered Question: 0 marks

Sections in question paper

Part A-50 questions

Part B- 100

Part C- 150

NEET PG Syllabus

The detailed list of NEET PG Syllabus is as follows:

  • Anesthesia
  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Dermatology
  • ENT
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Gynecology
  • Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Preventive and Social Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Radiotherapy
  • Surgery

NEET PG 2023 Admit Card

NBE will release NEET PG 2023 admit card on the official website of NBE in online mode only. As per the NEET PG notification, the NEET PG admit card will be released on 27 February 2023. Candidates would need to login using their NEET PG 2023 registration details to be able to download the hall ticket.

NEET PG admit card is an important document that candidates must carry with them at the time of examination without fail. Candidates will have to carry a printout of the NEET PG admit card, a valid iD proof and also affix their photograph on it. Make sure that you go through the exam day guidelines as well to avoid hassle.

NEET PG 2023 Result

As per the important dates of NEET PG 2023 exam, the NEET PG 2023 result will be released by 31 March 2023. The NEET PG result will be uploaded on the NBE website whereby candidates will have to log in using their registered details. The NEET PG result shall consist candidate's roll number as well as the score obtained by them out of 800. You must note that NEET PG 2023 scorecard is valid only for 1 academic session, i.e. 2023-2024.

NEET PG Cutoff

Along with the NEET PG Result NBE will also release the cutoffs required to qualify the entrance exam. A candidate must obtain equal or above the determined NEET PG cutoff in order to be eligible for admission. The cutoff list released by NBE will depend on various factors such as the number of candidates who have appeared for the exam, seat availability and difficulty level of the exam. You can go through the NEET PG previous year cut off in the following given table:

NEET PG Cutoff (Previous year)


Qualifying Percentile

Cut off score out of 1500







Persons with disability



NEET PG 2023 Merit List

After the declaration of NEET PG result, NBE shall declare the NEET PG merit list. The seat allotment process shall take place on the basis of the marks scored by the candidates in NEET PG 2023 exam. Thus, candidates who score higher marks will be placed higher in merit list. The NEET PG merit list 2023 will be prepared on the following based criteria:

  • All India rank in the exam
  • All India 50 per cent quota rank
  • All India 50 per cent category rank
  • State quota or private medical colleges/ AFMS Rank 

NEET PG Counselling 2023

NEET PG Counselling 2023 will be conducted by MCC for 50% AIQ & 100% Deemed & Central Universities, AFMS, and ESIC seats. Through the NEET PG counseling, candidates will be admitted to approx. 26,188 MD seats, 13,649 MS seats, 1,979 PG Diploma seats, and 1326 DNB CET seats. After each round of counselling, the results of the NEET PG Seat Allotment will be made public.

Colleges accepting NEET PG scores

The list of colleges accepting NEET PG Score is as follows:

  • Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU), Varanasi.
  • Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.
  • King George's Medical University, Lucknow.
  • Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (IPGMER), Kolkata.
  • AFMC, Pune
  • K.A.P. Viswanatham Government Medical College, Trichy


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