NEET PG Eligibility 2021

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NEET MD / MS / PG Diploma Entrance Eligibility 2021

Candidates in possession of MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate recognized as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possess permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the 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 31st March, may apply for NEET-PG 2021 through online application system at website

Eligibility Criteria for All India 50% Quota Seats

Candidates who have studied / qualified MBBS from the states of Andhra Pradesh*, Telangana*and Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for All India 50% Quota seats. However, the candidates who were nominated by the Government of India ( under central pool seats ) to do MBBS from Medical Colleges in erstwhile Andhra Pradesh*and Jammu & Kashmir shall be eligible for All India 50% quota seats.

Such candidates must submit a duly signed affidavit declaring that he / she was nominated by the Government of India ( under central pool seats ) to do MBBS from Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh*, Telangana* and Jammu & Kashmir. The affidavit is to be sent to the following address along with the print out of the acknowledgement of online application form for NEET- PG 2021 latest by 2nd week of December, 2020.

Deputy Director ( Examinations )
National Board of Examinations,
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar,
Mahatma Gandhi Marg, ( Ring Road ),
New Delhi – 110029.

Candidates who have done their MBBS from Andhra Pradesh / Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir but fail to submit the affidavit as indicated above will not be considered for participation in All India 50% quota counseling.

Eligibility Critieria For 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 ) which is conducted by National Board of Examinations. Further, they should have been registered with MCI / SMC and should have completed their internship or likely to complete their internship on or before 31st March.

Foreign Medical Graduates are required to bring their FMGE Pass certificate issued by NBE on their testing day.

Eligibility criteria for foreign nationals in NEET PG 2021

It is not mandatory for foreign nationals to have temporary registration with MCI at the time of writing NEET-PG. Foreign Nationals can write NEET-PG without MCI registration. The Medical Council of India 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.”

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 2020, the results / candidature of such candidate shall be cancelled and / or are deemed to be cancelled.

Requests for appearing in NEET PG 2021 from candidates completing internship after 31st March or having qualifications that are not recognized as per IMC Act shall be summarily rejected. Candidates are further advised not to canvass for the same. The cutoff date for completion of internship towards determination of eligibility for appearing in NEET PG 2021 shall be 31st March.

Registration and / or appearance in do not confer any automatic rights upon the candidate for admission at medical institute / college for MD / MS or PG Diploma Courses.

The dates indicated by candidates with regard to 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 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 2018 will be as prescribed by MCI. The Colleges recognized after the cut- off date prescribed by MCI will not be considered.

Registration with M.C.I. / 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 in 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 / MCC / MoHFW shall not be responsible if such candidates are refused for admission. Such candidates may opt
for the subject and the college at their own risk and cost.

A candidate can submit his / her online application form and appear for NEET PG 2021 only once for admission to the academic year 2021- 2022. Candidates submitting multiple application form will not be allowed to appear in NEET PG.

Every student, selected for admission to a Post Graduate medical course in any of the medical institutions on acquiring MBBS Degree or an equivalent qualification thereto shall have obtained permanent registration with the Medical Council of India, or any of the State Medical Council(s) or shall obtain the same within a period of one month from the date of his / her admission, failing which his / her admission shall stand cancelled. Provided that in the case of a foreign national, the Medical Council of India 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 MD / MS / PG Diploma Courses Exam Pattern 2021

The exam shall be conducted on a single day in a single session.

Allocation of time for the NEET PG 2021 shall be as follows :

( 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM )
Allow Candidates to enter the examination centre
and commence Biometric Registration
07:30 AM
Entry closes at Examination Center09:00 AM
Grant access for Candidate Login09:15 AM
Candidates log in to read instructions09:20 AM
Exam Start Time09:30 AM
Exam End Time01:00 PM

NEET PG shall be a multiple choice questions exam delivered on computer based platform ( CBT ).

  • The examination comprises of 300 Multiple Choices, single correct response questions in English language only.
  • Time allotted is 3hr 30 min.
  • Negative marking : There shall be 25% negative marking for incorrect answers.
  • No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.