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NEET PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - Postgraduate) is an entrance exam conducted in India for admission to postgraduate medical courses such as MD/MS/Diploma in various medical colleges across the country.

NEET PG is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) and is held once a year. The eligibility criteria for appearing in NEET PG is a recognized MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate from a recognized institute.

The exam consists of 300 multiple choice questions, and the duration of the exam is 3.5 hours. The syllabus for the exam includes topics from subjects like Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, Community Medicine, and others.

The NEET PG score is the sole criteria for admission to postgraduate medical courses in India. The admission process is conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and state governments based on the NEET PG score and the preferences of the candidates.

Overall, NEET PG is a highly competitive exam, and candidates need to prepare well in advance to score a good rank and secure admission to their preferred medical college.

NEET PG QUOTA: The admission process for NEET PG is based on the All India Quota (AIQ) and State Quota.

The AIQ consists of 50% of the total seats available in all government medical colleges across India, excluding Jammu and Kashmir. The remaining 50% of seats are reserved for the state quota. In addition to this, a certain percentage of seats are also reserved for other categories such as SC/ST/OBC and persons with disabilities (PwD).

The distribution of seats under the AIQ is done based on merit and preferences of the candidates. The AIQ seats are open to candidates from all over India, irrespective of their domicile, whereas the state quota seats are reserved for candidates belonging to that particular state.

In summary, the NEET PG quota consists of 50% of seats under the AIQ and 50% of seats under the state quota, along with reservations for various categories such as SC/ST/OBC and PwD.

OBC - 27 per cent [AIQ]

EWS - 10%

SC - 15%

ST -7.5%

PwD - 5%


1]Radiology and Radio-Diagnosis

2]General Medicine


4]Forensic Medicine

5]Obstetrics and Gynecology




To be eligible for NEET PG 2023, a candidate must have obtained MBBS degree from an institute recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Such candidates must possess MBBS degree or a Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate at the time of admissions.


NEET PG cut-off General category is 50th percentile,

For SC/ST/OBC aspirants, it is 40th percentile.


computer-based mode for three and a half hours. Aspirants were allowed to download the NEET PG admit card 2023 from the official website, or Although there were numerous representations from students, resident doctors groups to postpone NEET PG 2023, the Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya told the Parliament that the exam will not be postponed. The minister had also said that the MBBS internship cut-off date was extended to avoid students being ineligible for the exam. However, the exam date was not postponed to prevent further delay in the admission process caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A total of 2,08,898 candidates appeared for the NEET PG 2023 exam on March 5 at 902 examination centres in 277 cities.

Each of the top 10 rank holders this year scored 711 or more out of 800. Dr. Aarushi Narwani (AIR 1) from Jaipur scored 725, Dr. Prem Thilak Palani (AIR 2) from Vadodara scored 721, Dr. Rupesh Tholia (AIR 3) from Charkhi Dadri scored 721, Dr. Akash Sethi (AIR 4) from Vadodara scored 718, Dr. Machave Ameya Prasad (AIR 5) from Mumbai scored 717, Dr. Keshav Garg (AIR 6) from Ladwa scored 716, Dr Jui (AIR 7) scored 716, AIR 8 scored 715, Dr Rahul (Air 9) scored 711, and Dr. Sagar Lamba (AIR 10) from Delhi scored 711.

On the other hand, the top rank holder in the NEET PG 2022 result, Dr Shagun Batra, scored 705 out of 800 marks. While only one person scored above 700 on the 800-mark paper in 2022, 20 people scored above 700 in 2023.

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