NEET PG Counseling Process

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2021

Medical graduates who wish to pursue their postgraduate courses are required to fulfill NEET PG 2021 eligibility criteria. National Board of Education (NBE) will release its information brochure in the first week of November and all the details like eligibility criteria, important dates, guidelines, marking scheme, exam pattern, etc. will be explained in it. The eligibility criteria for NEET PG include all important criteria that candidates should fulfill, like ade, qualification, nationality, domicile, etc.

Candidates in possession of MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate recognized as per the provisions of the NMC Act, 2019 and the repealed Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possessing permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the NMC/ the erstwhile Medical Council of India or State Medical Council and have completed one year of internship or are likely to complete the internship on or before 30th June 2021, may apply for NEET-PG 2021 through online application system at website

Candidates found to be ineligible at any stage of NEET-PG 2021 will not be permitted to appear in the examination and/or counseling. In an unlikely event of any ineligible candidate appearing and/or being successful in the NEET-PG 2021, the results/ candidature of such candidate shall be canceled and/or are deemed to be canceled.

Requests for appearing in NEET-PG 2021 from candidates completing internship after 30th June 2021 or having qualifications that are not recognized as per the NMC Act, 2019 and the repealed IMC Act, 1956 shall be summarily rejected. Candidates are further advised not to canvass for the same.

The dates indicated by candidates concerning 12 months Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship in the application form (i.e. internship starting and completion date) shall be treated as final and candidates will be required to submit the original Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship completion certificate at the time of counseling/admission in allotted Medical College/ Institute.

The cut-off dates for the recognition of the Medical Colleges, from where the candidates have passed their MBBS Degree Course and completed compulsory rotatory Internship for the year 2021 will be as prescribed by the NMC/ the erstwhile Medical Council of India. The Colleges recognized after the cut-off date prescribed by the NMC will not be considered.

Registration with the NMC/ the erstwhile Medical Council of India or State Medical Council is necessary and its documentary proof should be furnished by the candidates on the day of examination and at the time of counseling/admission.

Some of the Universities/Institutions are having regulations that candidates who are already pursuing the PG Course in their University or another University are not eligible for admission till they complete the course. The candidates who are already pursuing PG Courses either through All India Quota or State Quota and are applying for a seat under All India Quota/State quota seats may confirm the eligibility conditions of that University in this regard. NBE/MoHFW/Designated Counseling Authority shall not be responsible if such candidates are refused admission. Such candidates may opt for the subject and the college at their own risk and cost.

The definition of NRI for admission to Deemed University shall be as per Hon’ble Supreme Court order dated 22/08/2017 in WP 689/2017.

The eligibility of candidates issued admit cards for the examination shall be purely provisional. Appearing in NEET-PG 2021 does not confer any automatic rights upon the candidate for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma courses.

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Foreign Medical Graduates

Indian citizens or overseas citizens of India who have obtained their Primary Medical Qualifications from Medical Colleges outside India should have qualified the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (Screening Test) as per Screening Test Regulations, 2002 which is conducted by the National Board of Examinations. Further, they should have been registered with the NMC/ the erstwhile Medical Council of India or State Medical Council and should have completed their internship or likely to complete their internship on or before 30th June 2021. Foreign Medical Graduates are required to bring their FMGE Pass certificate issued by NBE on their testing day along with the provisional/permanent registration certificate issued by a medical council.

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Foreign Nationals

Foreign nationals don't need to have temporary registration with the National Medical Commission (NMC) at the time of writing NEET-PG. Foreign Nationals can write NEET-PG without registration with NMC. The NMC may, on payment of the prescribed fee for registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the Post Graduate course limited to the medical college/institution to which he/she is admitted for the time being exclusively for pursuing postgraduate studies. Provided further that temporary registration to such foreign national shall be subject to the condition that such person is duly registered with appropriate registering authority in his own country where from he has obtained his Basic Medical qualification and is duly recognized by the corresponding Medical Council or concerned authority.

NEET PG 2021 Exam Pattern

NEET-PG 2021 shall be conducted in a single day & single session as a computer-based examination on 18th April 2021. Syllabus: The syllabus for the exam shall comprise of subject/ knowledge area as per Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by the erstwhile Medical Council of India with prior approval of the Govt of India. The examination shall be multiple-choice questions delivered using a computer network (CBT) as per the scheme prescribed. The exam comprises 200 Multiple Choices, single correct response questions in the English language only. The time allotted is 3 hrs 30 min. There shall be a 25% negative marking for incorrect answers. No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions. During the examination, candidates are given an option to mark any question, whether attempted or not, for review which means that candidate has been given an option to go through these questions again before the examination time ends. Candidates may note that such questions which are marked for review shall be evaluated as per the marking scheme mentioned above.

NEET PG Admit Card

The Admit card for NEET PG 2021 will be available online on the official website for eligible candidates before the examination. Admit cards can be downloaded from the official website by entering the required details. Admit card will contain the details like name, roll number, exam date & timing, and exam center. Candidates have to bring admit cards along with one photo ID card like PAN card, Aadhar Card, Driving Licence, etc. to appear in the examination. Without admit card, a candidate cannot enter the examination hall.

NEET PG Result 2021

The Result of the NEET PG exam 2021 will be declared by the competent authority probably in January 2021. Candidates can obtain the result by accessing the official portal using their roll number/registration number etc. Thereafter, the merit list will be prepared based on marks obtained and Rank Card will be issued accordingly. The Rank Card is an important document that has the candidate’s score and All India Rank.

NEET PG 2021 Counselling

Based on NEET PG 2021 result, the eligible candidates can participate in the counseling process. The Directorate General of Health Science (DGHS) and Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will facilitate the process for 50% All India Quota seats. For the remaining 50% of seats, counseling will be done by State authorities. Final admission will be based on NEET PG score, choice filling, and the number of seats available. The candidates must keep ready all the relevant documents, as the competent authority will verify all the original documents during the counseling process. If anyone failed to produce relevant documents then his/her candidature shall liable to be canceled. Admission will be allotted to the students purely based on merit.

Important documents to be verified
  • NEET PG Admit Card 2021
  • NEET PG 2021 Result/Score Card
  • Graduation Degree Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Counseling letter
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Category Certificate (If applicable) etc.

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