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NEET PG 2023: Detailed Exam Analysis

Mar 6, 2023

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How would you rate the overall difficulty of the exam?

What was the general pattern of the questions?

Were the questions easy, moderate, or difficult?

Which subjects had low weightage?

Which subjects had high weightage?

How many questions did you attempt?

Was the exam easy to finish within the allocated time?

How were difficult questions framed?

Did you employ any specific strategy during the exam?

Were the All India NEET PG 2023 Mock Tests by PrepLadder helpful?

Tell us about your overall exam experience.

Share recall questions (as many as possible).

How was NEET PG 2023 Paper?

NEET PG 2023 Detailed Exam Analysis

The much-awaited National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) PG 2023 exam was conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) on March 5, 2023, across numerous centers. As per the preliminary analysis, the NEET PG 2023 question paper was challenging yet manageable. 

PrepLadder conducted a survey with the students who took the exam, and here’s a detailed analysis compiled on the basis of their responses. Read further to understand the students’ NEET PG 2023 exam review. 


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How would you rate the overall difficulty of the exam?

80.8% of the students who appeared for the NEET PG 2023 exam rated the exam moderate.

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What was the general pattern of the questions?

As per the survey, 57.5% of the students found the paper more clinical, while 36.5% students found it more concept based.

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Were the questions easy, moderate, or difficult?

Although the responses we received from the surveyed students were mixed, the majority of the answers indicated that the difficulty level of the NEET PG 2023 exam was moderate. Following are some of the responses we received:

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neet pg questions easy, moderate, or difficult
neet pg questions easy, moderate, or difficult

Which subjects had low weightage?

Some of the subjects that had the lowest weightage are as follows: 

  • Anesthesia
  • Anatomy 
  • Dermatology 
  • Psychiatry 
  • ENT

Which subjects had high weightage?

Following are the subjects with the highest weightage:

  • OBG 
  • Medicine 
  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics 
  • Microbiology 

How many questions did you attempt?

We asked the students how many questions they were able to answer in the given time and 83.8% of the students were able to answer between 15-200 questions. It clearly indicated that the 3 hours 30 minutes was sufficient time to attempt the questions.

questions attempted in NEET PG

Was the exam easy to finish within the allocated time?

74.4% students agreed that the exam was easy to finish in the allotted time.

exam easy to finish within the allocated time

How were difficult questions framed?

Regarding how the questions were framed, more than 60% students said that questions were easy but with difficult options and 30.5% students said that the exam has more difficult clinical scenario based questions.

How were difficult questions framed

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Did you employ any specific strategy during the exam?

Here are some of the best techniques that students who attempted NEET PG 2023 used in the exam -

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Were the All India NEET PG 2023 Mock Tests by PrepLadder helpful?

88% of the students found NEET PG 2023 mock tests by PrepLadder really useful in their NEET PG exam preparations.

Tell us about your overall exam experience.

The responses below will help you gauge the overall exam experience of the students.

overall neet pg exam experience
overall neet pg exam experience
overall neet pg exam experience
overall neet pg exam experience

Share recall questions (as many as possible).

We asked the students to share some exam questions that they could recall and here are the responses we received - 

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recall questions neet pg exam
recall questions neet pg exam
recall questions neet pg exam

How was NEET PG 2023 Paper?

Overall, it's safe to say that the NEET PG 2023 exam question paper was moderately difficult and could be completed in the allotted time. The question pattern was more inclined towards clinical and image-based questions as expected. And, Pharmacology, Surgery, Microbiology and OBG were the subjects that were mostly asked in the exam.

So, if you are an aspirant, you must take note of this NEET PG 2023 exam review. And at PrepLadder, we are fully prepared to help you ace the updated exam pattern with our ELITE Plan and QBank 5.0 which features over 70% clinical based questions. Make sure to head over to the PrepLadder app and explore our updated QBank.

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Kashika Walia is a Senior Content Writer at PrepLadder. She is devoted to give her readers easily digestible and high-value content that makes their journey towards their dream career incredibly easy.

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