NEET PG 2021 COUNSELLING PROCEDURE

NEET PG 2021 Counselling will start once the exam is conducted and the results are out. It is expected that the counselling will commence from the third week of March. The counselling of NEET PG 2021 will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) on behalf of the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. NEET PG 2021 counselling will have two rounds, seats left vacant after the first round of counselling will be filled in the second round. The third round will be conducted only if any seats are left vacant after the conclusion of the second round.

All the aspirants who have not been allotted a seat in the second round of NEET PG counselling, resigned from the allotted seat, did not appear for round one, choose for appearing for subsequent rounds can appear for NEET PG 2021 counselling mop-up round.

 

Aspirants must note that it is mandatory to qualify NEET PG 2021 Results to participate in the counselling process. The counselling of NEET PG 2021 will be conducted for admission to the following quotas:

?     50% All India Quota seats

?     50% State Quota seats

?     Armed Forces Medical Services

?     Deemed Universities

?     Central Universities (DU, AMU, BHU)

?     ESIC colleges

NEET PG 2021 Counselling Highlights

Name of the Process

NEET PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduation)

Conducting Body

MCC on behalf of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)

Participating Institutes

114

Mode of Counselling

Online

Website

mcc.nic.in

NEET PG 2021

Particulars

Details

NEET PG Exam Date

April 18, 2021 - Announced

Examination Name

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduation

Exam Conducting Body

National Board of Examinations (NBE)

Commonly Called

NEET PG

Exam Level

National

Exam Category

Post Graduate

Test Cities

162 across India

TNEET PG total Seats

  • 19,953 MD
  • 10,821 MS
  • 1979 PG Diploma
  • 1338 DNB CET

Total Number of Colleges in NEET PG

  • 6,102 (MS/MD/PG Diploma)
  • 649 Hospitals (DNB)

Institutes not covered by centralised admissions of NEET PG 2021

AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS
PGIMER, Chandigarh
JIPMER, Puducherry
NIMHANS, Bengaluru
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum

Number of candidates registered (2020)

1,67,102

Candidates Appeared (2020)

1,60,888

Candidates Qualified (2020)

89,549

NEET PG 2021

 

NEET PG 2021 Latest News and Updates

February 23, 2021: NBE has started the registrations for NEET PG 2021 at nbe.edu.in. The last date to apply for the PG medical entrance exam is March 15, 2021.

February 23, 2021: The official brochure of NEET PG 2021 has been released with 5 major changes at nbe.edu.in. To check the NEET PG brochure . As mentioned above, the brochure of NEET PG has been released with five major changes which are as follows:

  • Hike in the application fee
  • An increase in the number of exam centres
  • Reduction in the number of questions and total marks obtained
  • Changes in the exam timings
  • Deduction in the number of tie-breaking criteria factors:

February 23, 2021: NBE has released the official dates for NEET PG 2021 at natbaord.edu.in. Registrations will be conducted from February 23, 2021 till March 15. The result for NEET PG will be announced by May 31, 2021, To check the official notice released by NBE- 

January 14, 2021: Through an official notification, NBE has announced new NEET PG date of exam, which is April 18, 2021. NEET PG entrance exam will be held in computer-based mode at around 162 cities of India. The notice also mentions that candidates completing their internship on or before June 30, 2021, can only apply for NEET PG 2021. Check the NEET PG exam date notice below.

 

 

NEET PG Important Dates 2021

Events

NEET PG dates

Information Brochure of NEET PG

February 23, 2021

Application form releases

February 23, 2021- Started

Application form ends

to March 15, 2021

Availability of correction window

March 19 to 21, 2021

Final edit window to rectify incorrect images

Apri 2 to 4, 2021

NEET PG Admit Card

April 12, 2021

NEET PG 2021 Exam

April 18, 2021

NEET PG Result

By May 31, 2021

NEET PG 2021 Rank Card

To be announced

NEET PG 2021 Merit List

To be announced

NEET PG AIQ 50% Merit List

To be announced

NEET PG first round of counselling

To be announced

Provisional seat allotment list

To be announced

Result of first round of counselling

To be announced

Downloading of allotment letter

To be announced

Reporting to the allotted college

To be announced

 

NEET PG Application Form 2021

NBE has released the application form of NEET PG 2021 on February 23 from 03:00 PM onwards. Only the eligible candidates can fill the NEET PG application form by March 15. A link to fill NEET PG application form 2021 is available on this page. The mode of release and submission of NEET PG registration 2021 is online mode only. Below are the steps to complete the NEET PG application 2021:

  • NEET PG online registration
  • Filling of NEET PG application form
  • Selection of NEET PG exam city
  • Uploading of images
  • Payment of NEET PG application fee
  • Printing of the confirmation page

Aspirants will be required to pay NEET PG application fee as mentioned in the table below.

NEET PG 2021 Application Fee

Category

NEET PG Registration Fees (Including GST)

General/OBC candidates

Rs. 5,015

SC/ST/PwD

Rs. 3,835


NEET PG Application Form 2021 Correction Window

NBE NEET PG application correction window 2021 will be available after the registration from March 19 to 21, 2021. The successfully registered aspirants can edit their details through NEET PG registration correction facility. It must be ensured that the information filled by aspirants during NEET PG application form correction window 2021 is correct, as per their knowledge. However, it must be noted that not all fields can be edited through NEET PG application form correction window. Following are the details, which can and cannot be edited in the application form of NEET PG 2021.

Fields which can be edited:

  • Date of birth
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Physical disability status
  • EWS status
  • Uploading of passport size photograph, signature and thumb impression as per the specifications.

Fields which cannot be edited:

  • Name of candidate
  • Mobile number
  • Nationality
  • Email ID
  • Testing city

NEET PG 2021 Scope

NEET PG for the academic session 2021-22 will be held for admission to following seats/quotas:

1) All India 50% quota seats (except Jammu and Kashmir)

2) State 50% quota seats (including seats in Jammu and Kashmir)

3) All private medical, deemed/central universities across India

4) Armed forces Medical Services (AFMS) Institutions

5) DNB broad speciality courses - DNB CET

The seats in all MD/MS colleges and PG Diploma hospitals will be done through NEET PG 2021, except for the following colleges:

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences - AIIMS
  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research - PGIMER Chandigarh
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research - JIPMER Puducherry
  • Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences - SGPIMS Lucknow
  • National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences - NIMHANS Bengaluru
  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology - SCTIMST Trivandrum

NEET PG 2021 for admission process

 

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2021

Before applying for NEET PG, it is mandatory for aspirants to fulfil the basic eligibility criteria of NEET PG as specified by NBE. Below are the basic NEET PG eligibility conditions which must be taken care of by medicos.

  • Aspirants must have possessed a recognised provisional/permanent MBBS degree certificate issued by medical institute recognised by Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Candidates must have a provisional/permanent registration certificate issued by the MCI or State Medical Council.
  • One must have completed or complete their compulsory one-year rotatory internship by March 31, 2021, according to the eligibility criteria of NEET PG 2021.
  • Candidates completing their MBBS from the Jammu and Kashmir will be eligible for admission to the 50% All India Quota seats only if they have been nominees of the Government of India for the Central Pool Quota seats.
  • Candidates are required to possess an Aadhar Card according to NEET PG 2021 eligibility criteria

 

NEET PG Exam Centres 2021

The exam centres of NEET PG 2021 are the list of cities in which exam will be conducted. NEET PG 2021 exam centres has been released along with the information brochure. Last year, NEET PG was held in 162 cities across India but for 2021 session it has been increased to 255. While filling the application form, aspirants need to choose NEET PG test city, in which they wish to take the exam. Candidates will choose NEET PG exam cities 2021 as per their preference and convenience. It must be noted that NEET PG exam centre will be allotted on first come first serve basis. The detailed name and address of NEET PG exam centre 2021 allotted will be mentioned in the admit card. Below is the list of NEET PG exam centres.

NEET PG 2021 exam centres

S. No

City

S. No

City

1

Adilabad

128

Kozhikode

2

Agartala

129

Krishnagiri

3

Agra

130

Kurnool

4

Ahmedabad/ Gandinagar

131

Kurukshetra

5

Ahmednagar

132

Latur

6

Aizwal

133

Lucknow

7

Ajmer

134

Ludhiana

8

Akola

135

Madnapalee

9

Alappuzha

136

Madurai

10

Aligarh

137

Mahabubnagar

11

Alwar

138

Malappuram

12

Ambajogai

139

Mandya

13

Ambala

140

Mangaluru

14

Amlapuram

141

Mapusa

15

Amravati

142

Markapur

16

Amritsar

143

Mathura

17

Anand

144

Meerut

18

Anatapur

145

Mehsana

19

Arrah

146

Moradabad

20

Asansol

147

Mumbai/Navi Mumbai

21

Aurangabad

148

Muzaffarnagar

22

Bagalkot

149

Muzaffarpur

23

Balasore

150

Mylavaram

24

Bankura

151

Mysuru (Mysore)

25

Baramulla

152

Nagercoil

26

Bareilly

153

Nagpur

27

Bhatinda

154

Naharlagun

28

Beed

155

Nalgonda

29

Belagavi (Belgaum)

156

Namakkal

30

Bellary

157

Nandayal

31

Bengaluru

158

Nanded

32

Berhampore (WB)

159

Narasaraopet

33

Behrampur- Ganjam

160

Nashik

34

Bhagalpur

161

Nellore

35

Bhandara

162

Nizamabad

36

Bhilai Nagar

163

Ongole

37

Bhimavaram

164

Palakkad

38

Bhiwandi

165

Palghar

39

Bhopal

166

Palvancha

40

Bhubaneswar

167

Panaji/Madgaon

41

Bhusawal

168

Pandharpur

42

Bidar

169

Panipat

43

Bikaner

170

Pathanamthitta

44

Bilaspur (CG)

171

Pathankot

45

Bilaspur (HP)

172

Patiala/ Fatehgarh Sahib

46

Boisar

173

Patna

47

Bokaro

174

Perambalur

48

Budgam

175

Port Blair

49

Burdwan

176

Prayagraj

50

Chandigarh/ Mohali

177

Prodattur

51

Chandrapur

178

Puducherry

52

Chengalpattu

179

Pune

53

Chennai

180

Purnea

54

Chikballapur

181

Puthakottai

55

Chikkamagaluru

182

Puttur (AP)

56

Chirala

183

Puttur (Karnataka)

57

Chittor

184

Raigad

58

Coimbatore

185

Raipur

59

Cudalore

186

Rajahmundry

60

Cuttack

187

Rajampet

61

Darbhanga

188

Rajkot

62

Davanagere

189

Ranchi

63

Dehradun

190

Ratnagiri

64

Delhi/NCR

191

Roorkee

65

Dhanbad

192

Rourkela

66

Dharmapuri

193

Sagar

67

Dharwad/ Hubballi (Hubli)

194

Salem

68

Dhenkanal

195

Samba

69

Dhule

196

Sambalpur

70

Dibrugarh

197

Sangamner

71

Dindigul

198

Sangli

72

Durgapur

199

Sangrur

73

Eluru

200

Satara

74

Ernakulam

201

Sathupally

75

Erode

202

Satna

76

Faizabad

203

Shillong

77

Gangtok

204

Shimla

78

Gondia

205

Shivamogga (Shimoga)

79

Gorakhpur

206

Sikar

80

Gudlavalleru

207

Silchar

81

Gudur

208

Siliguri

82

Guntur

209

Sindhudurg

83

Guwahati

210

Solan

84

Gwalior

211

Solapur

85

Haldia

212

Sonipat

86

Haldwani

213

Sriganganagar

87

Hamirpur (HP)

214

Srikakulam

88

Hasan

215

Srinagar

89

Hazaribagh

216

Surampalem

90

Himatnagar

217

Surat

91

Hisar

218

Suri

92

Hooghly

219

Suryapet

93

Howrah

220

Tadapaleegudum

94

Hyderabad

221

Tekkali

95

Idukki

222

Teni

96

Imphal

223

Tezpur

97

Indore

224

Thane

98

Jabalpur

225

Thanjavur

99

Jaipur

226

Thiruvananthapuram

100

Jalandhar

227

Thoothukudi

101

Jalgaon

228

Thrissur

102

Jammu

229

Tiruchirappalli

103

Jamnagar

230

Tirunelveli

104

Jamshedpur

231

Tirupathi

105

Jhansi

232

Tirupur

106

Jodhpur

233

Tiruvallur

107

Jorhat

234

Tiruvanamalai

108

Kadappa

235

Tiruvaru

109

Kakinada

236

Tumakuru(Tumkur)

110

Kalaburagi (Gulbarga)

237

Udaipur

111

Kalyani

238

Udupi

112

Kanchipuram

239

Ujjain

113

Kannur

240

Una

114

Kanpur

241

Vadodara

115

Karimnagar

242

Varanasi

116

Karnal

243

Vasai

117

Karur

244

Vellore

118

Kasaragod

245

Vijayawada

119

Kavali

246

Viluppuram

120

Khammam

247

Virar

121

Kodad

248

Virudhunagar

122

Kohima

249

Visakhapatnam

123

Kohlapur

250

Vizianagaram

124

Kolkata

251

Warangal

125

Kollam

252

Wardha

126

Kollar

253

Yamuna Nagar

127

Kottayam

254

Yavatmal

255

Yemigannur


NEET PG Admit Card 2021

NBE NEET PG 2021 admit card will be released in the online mode. Aspirants who have registered successfully can download the NEET PG admit card. The direct NEET PG hall ticket 2021 download link will be provided on this page when released. To download the nbe.edu.in NEET PG admit card 2021, enter the user ID and password. After successful downloading of NEET PG admit card, the authority will inform about the release of hall ticket through SMS and mail on their registered mobile number and email address. Here are the steps to download NEET PG 2021 admit card:

  • Click on the link provided above to download admit card of NEET PG 2021
  • Submit user ID and password
  • NEET PG admit card will be displayed on the screen
  • Cross-check the details printed on the admit card
  • Download and take a printout of NEET PG hall ticket 2021

NEET PG admit card will mention name, father's name, date of birth. category, gender, nationality, application number, roll number, date and time of NEET PG exam, photograph, signature, left-hand thumb impression, name and address of exam centre allotted. It is mandatory to carry the printout of NEET PG hall ticket 2021 along with the following documents:

  • A passport size photograph to be pasted on admit card
  • Any one ID proof - Passport, Aadhaar Card, PAN card, Driving License, Voter ID or any other government ID proof
  • Foreign graduates must carry - photocopy of provisional/permanent registration certificate by MCI/SMC OR pass certificate of FMGE
  • Foreign aspirants must carry valid and original passport as proof of medical practitioner in their country

NEET PG 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of NEET PG 2021 can be checked in table below.

NEET PG exam pattern

Particulars

NEET PG paper pattern

Examination Mode

Computer-Based Test

Examination Duration

3 hours and 30 minutes

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice

Number of Questions

200 with four alternative responses for each

Marking Scheme

+4 for every correct answer, -1 for every incorrect answer,

0 marks for unanswered questions

Examination Syllabus

Based on the MBBS curriculum including pre-clinical, clinical, para-clinical subjects.

Examination Medium

English

NEET PG Syllabus 2021

The syllabus of NEET PG 2021 will be prepared by NBE. NEET PG syllabus comprises of subjects studied in the MBBS and BDS curriculum. The NEET PG 2021 syllabus comprises of all three subjects of Pre-clinical, Clinical and Para-Clinical. The approximate weightage and the number of questions from each of the topics have been described in detail below.

NEET PG Subject-wise Weightage of Questions

Subject

NEET PG Subject-wise weightage of questions

Part A

Anatomy

17

Physiology

17

Biochemistry

16

Part B

Pathology

25

Pharmacology

20

Microbiology

20

Forensic Medicine

10

Social and Preventive Medicine

25

Part C

General Medicine Including Dermatology & Venerology & Psychiatry

45

General Surgery Including Orthopedics, Anaesthesia and Radiodiagnosis

45

Obstetrics and Gynecology

30

Paediatrics

10

ENT

10

Ophthalmology

10

Grand Total

300

NEET PG Answer Key 2021

NEET PG is a propriety examination which is conducted by NBE. The contents of this exam are kept confidential. Candidates at the time of submitting at the NEET PG application form enter into a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) with the exam conducting authority. Owing to this NDA the NEET PG answer key 2021 will not be released. Through this, candidates are restricted from discussing the question paper of NEET PG 2021. Leading coaching centres may publish a memory-based answer key of NEET PG. If such an answer key is published it will be provided on our website.

NEET PG Result 2021

The result of NEET PG 2021 will be declared online in the form of PDF by May 31. A direct link for NEET PG result download link will be provided on this page, when released. NEET PG result PDF will mention roll number, scores obtained (out of 800), qualifying status (passed/failed). Aspirants who will secure the minimum qualifying percentile will be considered qualified in NEET PG 2021. After the declaration of result, qualified candidates will be eligible to download NEET PG scorecard 2021. The scorecard of NEET PG 2021 will be released for candidates who will qualify for 50% All India Quota seats. NEET PG results and scorecard can be checked from the official website - nbe.edu.in. All the eligible candidates will be eligible to participate in NEET PG counselling 2021.

NEET PG Cutoff 2021

NBE NEET PG cut off is the minimum qualifying percentile and marks to be secured to pass the entrance test. The cutoff of NEET PG 2021 percentile is released along with the information brochure. While the corresponding marks of NEET PG cut off will be announced along with the result. NEET PG cutoff 2021 for General category aspirants is 50th percentile, while for SC/ST/OBC, it is 40th percentile. Last year, the NEET PG cutoff scores for Unreserved category was 366, whereas, for SC/ST/OBC it was 319. NEET PG cutoff 2021 is determined on the basis various factors which includes number of candidates appeared for the exam, total seats available, difficulty level of NEET PG and others. Check the previous years' NEET PG cutoff percentile and marks for better idea.

NEET PG cutoff percentile and Strategy

Category

NEET PG cutoff percentile

NEET PG cut off scores (2019)

NEET PG cutoff scores (2018)

General

50th

366

340

SC/ST/OBC

40th

319

295

General-PH

45th

342

317

SC/ST/OBC-PH

40th

319

295


Revision of NEET PG Cutoff 2021

NBE along with MCI and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) will reduce the cut off of NEET PG 2021. NBE will lower NEET PG 2021 cut off for allowing more candidates to participate in counselling process. In order to fill the vacant seats in MD/MS/PG Diploma seats, NEET PG cutoff 2021 will be lowered. For the previous year, NEET PG cutoff for General, SC, ST, OBC and PwD was reduced by 20 percentile. The cutoff percentile for General candidates was 30th, while for SC/ST/OBC it was 25th. Check the revised NEET PG cutoff percentile and scores below.

Revision of NEET PG Cutoff

Category

Old cutoff percentile

Revised NEET PG cutoff percentile

Revised NEET PG cut off scores

General

50th

30th

275

SC/ST/OBC

40th

20th

230

General - PwD

45th

25th

252

SC/ST/OBC - PwD

40th

20th

230

For the year 2019, the cutoff of NEET PG percentile was lowered to 44 for general category, 39 for persons with a disability, and 34 percentile for SC/ST/OBC category candidates. Candidates can check the revised NEET PG cutoff in the table below.

Previous years NEET PG cutoff

Category

Lowered cutoff percentile

Lowered cutoff scores

NEET PG cutoff percentile

NEET PG cutoff scores

General

44 percentile

313

50 percentile

340

SC/ST/OBC

34 percentile

270

40 percentile

295

PWD

39 percentile

291

45 percentile

317


NEET PG 2020 Statistics

Candidates can check the nationality-wise, gender-wise statistics of NEET PG 2020 in the table below. As per the NBE NEET PG statistics, as many as, 1,67,102 aspirants registered for NEET PG exam, while 1,60,888 aspirants appeared for the test. Out of the appeared candidates, only 89,549 aspirants passed the NEET PG exam.

NEET PG Statistics of Registered Candidates

Parameter

Number

No. of candidates registered

167102

Indian Nationals

166702

NRIs

16

OCIs/PIO

130

Foreigners

254

Male

86342

Female

80745

Unreserved

78248

SC

21156

ST

7927

OBC

59771

Cities in which exam conducted

169

Test Centres where NEET PG 2020 conducted

562

Independent Appraisers appointed at NEET PG Test Centres

1248

 

NEET PG 2020 Statistics of Appeared Candidates

Parameter

Number

No. Of Candidates Present

160888

No. Of Candidates declared Ineligible

12

Male

82955

Female

77920

Transgender

13

General

75383

OBC

57759

SC

20233

ST

7513

 

NEET PG category-wise statistics

Category

Registered

Appeared

Qualified

Not qualified

Unreserved (including PH)

78,248

75,383

41,788

33,588

OBC (including PH)

59,771

57,759

35,039

22,716

SC (including PH)

21,156

20,233

9,935

10,297

ST (including PH)

7,927

7,513

2,787

4,726

Total

1,67,102

1,60,888

89,549

71,327

NEET PG Counselling 2021

NEET PG counselling is conducted at two levels which include All India Counselling and state-level counselling. The NEET PG counselling 2021 for 50% All India Quota seats will be conducted by Directorate General of Health Sciences (DGHS) on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). NEET PG counselling 2021 for AIQ will be held in two rounds. A mop-up round for NEET PG allotment will also be conducted for Central, Deemed universities and ESIC institutes only. Candidates will be required to participate in the online NEET PG 2021 counselling and fill in their choices of institutions in the order of their preferences. The allotment of seats in various institutions will be based on the candidates’ merit rank, opted preference, seats available, reservation criteria and others. The result of each round of NEET PG counselling 2021 will be declared on the official website of MCC.

NEET PG 2021 counselling for 50% of state quota seats will be conducted by the respective state counselling authorities. Each state conducts its own application form, merit list, counselling schedule, seat allotment list and applies eligibility as well as domicile criteria. Candidates who wish to take admission in the 50% state quota seats, seats offered in private colleges and institutes will have to fill the application form released by the state counselling authority.

 

NEET PG 2021 COUNSELLING PROCEDURE