NEET PG 2022 (21 May)

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NEET PG 2022 – NBEMS has finally decided to extend the cut-off date for the completion of the internship. Now, the cut-off date is July 31, 2022. For this, a notice has been released at nbe.edu.in. A direct link of the notice is also given below. Some days back, NBEMS re-scheduled NEET PG 2022. Now, the exam will be held on May 21, 2022. The exam was earlier scheduled to be held on March 12, 2022, but as per the directions of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the exam has been re-scheduled. The application form can now be submitted till March 25, 2022. The direct link to apply is given below on the page.

NEET PG is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination that is held for admission into various MD / MS / PG Diploma, Post MBBS DNB and NBEMS Diploma courses. The exam will be held in the computer-based mode. The candidates who qualify this medical entrance exam will be granted admission into All India 50% quota seats, state quota seats, all private medical colleges, institutions and universities / deemed universities all over the country, Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions. Know more about NEET PG 2022 from this page such as eligibility criteria, important dates, syllabus, preparation tips etc.

NEET PG 2022

Latest – NBEMS has extended the cut-off date for the completion of the internship for the purpose of eligibility. Now, the deadline is July 31, 2022.

The notice states, “In pursuant and directions of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, the cut-off date for the completion of internship for purpose of eligibility for NEET PG 2022 has been extended till July 31, 2022.” Click here to download the notice.

This news came after a week the Supreme Court allowed NEET PG students to submit a representation to the authorities asking for the extension of the previous cut-off deadline of the internship. Previously, the cut-off date for the completion of internship was May 31, 2022.

Latest – NBEMS has released the new exam date for NEET PG 2022. The exam will now be held on May 21, 2022. Click here to download the notice.

NEET PG 2022 Re-Scheduled

Latest – Union Health Ministry has postponed NEET PG 2022 by 6-8 weeks. Previously, the exam was scheduled to take place on March 12, 2022.

NEET PG 2022 postponed

Dr Rajat Jain, in the morning today shared the below given notice at his Twitter account.

Latest – Now, NEET PG 2022 application form can be submitted till March 25, 2022. Click here to apply.

Latest – NEET PG 2022 brochure has been released. Download it from here.

Latest – NEET PG 2022 exam date and complete schedule have been released. Download it from here.

NEET PG 2022 Exam Date

Overview of NEET PG 2022

Given below is the overview of NEET PG 2022.

Name of the exam NEET PG 2022
Full form National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Post Graduate
Governing body National Board of Examinations (NBE)
Courses offered via NEET PG MD / MS / PG Diploma Courses / Post MBBS DNB / NBE Diploma courses
Occurence of exam Once in a year
Type of questions MCQ
No of questions 200
Marking scheme +4 for each correct answer
-1 for each incorrect answer
0 for un-answered question
Exam Validation One year

NEET PG 2022 Important Dates

Important dates for NEET PG 2022 are yet to be announced. However, tentative dates for the same are as follows:

NEET PG 2022 Dates
Availability of notification 15 Jan 2022
Commencement of registration 15 Jan 2022 (3 pm onwards)
Last date to apply 04 Feb 2022 25 Mar 2022
Correction in the application form can be done from 08 – 11 Feb 2022 29 Mar – 07 Apr 2022
Final edit window to correct the errors in the images 24 – 27 Feb 2022 26 – 30 Apr 2022
Release of the admit card 07 Mar 2022 16 May 2022
Exam date 12 Mar 2022 21 May 2022 – Announced
Declaration of the result By 31 Mar 2022 By 20 Jun 2022


NEET PG 2022 Rescheduled

Breaking – Union Health Ministry has postponed NEET PG 2022 by 6-8 weeks. Now, the exam will be held on May 21, 2022. This has been officially announced by NBEMS.

Right now, various hashtags over twitter have been trending regarding the postponement of NEET PG 2022. The hashtags that are gaining momentum are #postponeneetpg22 #delayneetpg22 #postponeneetpg.

The reason for these hashtags being trending on Twitter is that a fresh plea has been filed by the students in the Supreme Court asking for the postponement of NEET PG 2022. The plea claims that a lot of MBBS graduates will not able to take the exam because of the non-completion of the mandatory internship period.

This plea has been filed by 6 MBBS graduates. They want that the exam to be deferred until the requirements like completion of the mandatory internship have been met by the aspirants.

Furthermore, various MBBS graduates whose internship got halted because of their duty in handling the COVID-19 pandemic will be rendered ineligible in NEET PG 2022 because of this lack of this mandatory internship and that too without their fault. Hence, the plea is asking for the postponement of NEET PG 2022.

The petitioners have specified that they were on COVID-19 duty in the year 2021 and this was the reason for the delay in their internship. On top of this, they were not informed that serving COVID-19 duties will lead to a situation where they will not be eligible for NEET PG 2022.

NEET PG 2022 Latest News

NEET PG 2022 Application Form

NEET PG 2022 application form is now available and candidates can apply at nbe.edu.in. Candidates must follow the below-mentioned steps in order to successfully fill the application form.

  • Step 1- Fill the user registration form in order to generate User ID/Application ID and Password- which will be sent via SMS and Email.
  • Step 2- Write the complete details in the application form and upload your Photograph, Scanned signature, Thumb impression along with the other prescribed documents.
  • Step 3- Select the Test City before proceeding to pay the Examination Fee.
  • Step 4- Agree to the declaration and click on ‘submit’.
  • Step 5- Take a print out of the filled Application form with Transaction ID on it, for future reference.

NEET PG 2022 Application Fee

The application fee could be paid online, through debit or credit cards. The table given below mentions category-wise exam fees:

Category Exam fee
General/OBC / EWS Rs. 4250/-
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 3250/-

Once the application form is submitted, candidates should take a printout of the filled application form along with the transaction id printed on it.

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NEET PG 2022 Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for NEET PG 2022, the candidates must have fulfilled the below-given eligibility criteria:

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates must have possessed an MBBS degree or provisional MBBS pass certificate as per the provisions of the NMC Act, 2019 and the repealed Indian Medical Council Act 1956.
  • Certificate of Registration: The candidates must have a permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the NMC / erstwhile Medical Council of India or State Medical Council.
  • Internship: Candidates must have completed at least one year of internship till July 31, 2022.

Candidates found to be ineligible at any stage of NEET-PG 2022 will not be permitted to appear in the examination and counseling. In an unlikely event of any ineligible candidate appearing or being successful in the NEET-PG 2022, the results/ candidature of such candidate shall be cancelled and/or are deemed to be canceled.

NEET PG 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for NEET PG 2022 will include the subjects as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by Medical Council of India with prior approval of Government of India and would be based on the curriculum of the undergraduate course.

Click here to check NEET PG 2022 syllabus.

NEET PG 2022 Exam Pattern

It is important for the candidates to understand NEET PG 2022 exam pattern before beginning to prepare strategies for the entrance exam preparation. The important details pertaining to the exam pattern are as follows.

  • The NEET PG exam will be conducted in English language in the Computer Based mode.
  • The authorities will provide candidates a total of 3 hours 30 minutes in order to answer 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • The maximum marks are 800.
  • Each question carries 4 marks and 1 mark would be deducted for incorrect answers. The distribution of marks is as follows.
Correct answer 4
Incorrect answer -1 (negative marking)
Unanswered 0 (will not be marked)

NEET PG 2022 Exam Preparation

To crack a national level examination like NEET-PG, one requires in-depth knowledge of the subjects and a strong preparation base. Candidates who will be appearing for NEET PG 2022 should know the following tips to score well in the exam. They should have clarity on what to study and how to study.

Start early– Starting early has a set of advantages. Those candidates who start preparation from the third-fourth year of MBBS have the upper hand than those who start late. Candidates must focus on concept building from the very beginning and prepare notes for important topics.

Make a proper time schedule- Those who will be appearing for NEET PG 2022, should make a daily study plan. Candidates should identify monthly strategies and weekly targets in terms of preparation. This helps candidates to prepare each subject within the set timeframe.

Focus on building concepts- In the NEET PG exam, many analytical, image-based questions are asked which need thorough study. Conceptual understanding is crucial to solving these questions. In case of doubts/confusion in any topic candidates should seek the help of seniors, professors or any other mentors to get more clarity.

Prepare notes- While going through with topic during the initial stage of preparation, candidates must prepare notes, comprising important points of that particular topic. The exercise helps the candidate during revision. At that time, they don’t need to refer to the whole book. The self-made notes make them remember everything of that particular topic. 

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NEET PG 2022 Important Books

Since the NEET PG entrance exam tests the knowledge of students based on their MBBS course curriculum, it is mandatory for NEET PG aspirants to be thorough with the standard books. The list of standard books for NEET PG 2022 preparation is provided below.

NEET PG 2022 Admit Card

Admit cards for NEET PG releases on the official website of NBE i.e. nbe.edu.in. The candidates are also be informed through SMS/Email alerts and website notice regarding the same.

  • Candidates will be informed through SMS/Email alerts and website notice regarding the availability of the admit card on the NBEMS website.
  • Note that NEET PG 2022 admit card is not sent to the candidates via post/ email.
  • The candidates are required to download the same from NBE website and affix their latest passport size coloured photograph in the space provided.

NEET PG 2022 Answer Key

 The NEET PG answer key is not released due to the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). As per the NDA, candidates are not allowed to share the content or questions asked in the exam.

NEET PG 2022 Result

The result for NEET PG 2022 shall be available at the NBE website, nbe.edu.in. The candidates can download their scorecards by using their login credentials.

  • There shall be no re-evaluation/rechecking or re-totaling of answers marked by the candidates and merit lists would be published on the basis of these scores only.
  • NEET PG cut off for general candidates is 50 per cent, while for ST/ SC/ OBC candidates, it is 40 per cent. For general PwD candidates, the cut off percentile is 45.
  • The validity of the result of NEET-PG 2022 shall be only for the 2022 admission session for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses and cannot be carried forward for admission to the next session.

NEET PG 2022 Counselling

After the announcement of the results, NEET PG 2022 counselling will be held. Candidates on the merit list will be able to participate in the counseling round after online registration.

  • Post-registration, candidates will have to fill the choice of courses and colleges. Admission will be given on the basis of the choice filed, availability of seats, reservation, and other criteria.
  • Reservation of PG seats shall be as per the norms of the Government of India and respective State Governments as may be applicable.
  • A separate handbook informing details of the counseling process and applicable reservation shall be released by the designated counseling authority for NEET-PG 2022.

About NBE

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) was established by the Government of India in 1975 with the objective of improving the quality of Medical Education by establishing high and uniform standards of postgraduate examinations in modern medicine on an All-India Basis and utilizing existing healthcare infrastructure for capacity building.

NBE provides a common national standard for evaluation of the minimum level of attainment of the knowledge and competencies of post-graduate and post-doctoral training.

It also conducts other examinations such as NEET-SS, NEET-MDS, Post Diploma CET, Fellowship Entrance Test (FET), FMGE, FDGE, MRE/ DRE, Fellowship Exit Examination (FEE), DNB FINAL (Theory and Practice).

FAQs on NEET PG 2022

Ques. When will NEET PG 2022 be held?

Answer: Now, NEET PG 2022 will be held on May 21, 2022.

Ques. Has the registration for NEET PG started?

Answer: Yes, the registration for NEET PG has been started. You can register at nbe.edu.in.

Ques. Will NEET PG 2022 exam be conducted online or offline?

Answer: NBE will conduct NEET PG 2022 exam in online mode.

Ques. How many questions will be asked in the NEET PG 2022 exam?

Answer: There will be 200 questions and candidates will be given 3.5 hours to answer them.

Ques. Is NEET PG held twice a year?

Answer: No, the exam is held once a year.

Ques. Is there any age limit to apply for NEET PG 2022?

Answer: No, there is no age limit to apply for NEET PG 2022.

Ques. How many times can I appear for NEET PG 2022?

Answer: As such, there is no attempt limit for NEET PG.

Ques. Is NEET PG score valid for 3 years?

Answer: No, NEET PG 2022 score will be valid for the current academic session only. It will not be carried forward to the next academic session.

Ques. Does NEET PG 2022 has a negative marking policy?

Answer: Yes, for each incorrect answer, 01 mark will be deducted.

Ques. Will NEET PG 2022 be postponed?

Answer: Currently, there has not been any update on the postponement of the exam despite the plea submitted by the students. If the NEET PG 2022 exam date is pushed forward, it will be updated here.



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