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Subject-Wise Marks Distribution for NEET PG 2017

Sep 21, 2016


For all those who have been keenly waiting for latest updates on NEET PG 2017, your wait is over.

Yes, NEET PG 2017 exam dates have been announced and the exam will be conducted between 5th December 2016 and 13th December 2016.

With the NEET PG 2017 just two months away, the time has arrived when you must have awareness of the Subject-Wise Marks Distribution for NEET PG 2017. This would indeed help you to align your preparation in the right direction and to grab a seat in your dream Medical College.

I. Scheme of NEET PG 2017

NEET PG will be conducted as a Computer-Based Test and will comprise 300 Multiple-Choice Questions from the MBBS Curriculum prescribed at Medical Institutions across the country.

II. Scope of NEET PG 2017

The following will fall under the ambit of NEET PG:

Scope of NEET PG 2017
All India 50% quota seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses (All States with Exemption of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Telangana)
State Quota Seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses - All States & UTs (Including States such as Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Jammu & Kashmir)
MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses at all Private Medical Colleges, Institutions & Deemed Universities across the country
Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions - MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses
DNB Broad Speciality Courses (January 2017 Admission Session)

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III. Institutions Exempted from NEET PG

The following Institutions will conduct their own entrance examinations and NEET PG will not be binding on them:

Institutions Exempted from NEET PG
AIIMS, New Delhi
PGIMER, Chandigarh
JIPMER, Pondicherry
NIMHANS, Bangalore
Sri Chitra Institute, Trivandrum

IV. Subject –Wise Marks Distribution for NEET PG 2017

S.NO.SubjectSubject-Wise Weight Age of Questions
1.    Anatomy15
2.    Physiology15
3.    Biochemistry15
4.    Pharmacology20
5.    Microbiology20
6.    Pathology25
7.    Forensic Medicine10
8.    Social & Preventive Medicine25
9.    Medicine Dermatology & Venereology37
10.              Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics and Anaesthesia46
11.              Radio diagnosis and Radiotherapy12 (6+6)
12.              Obstetrics and Gynaecology25
13.              Paediatrics15
14.              Ophthalmology10
15.              Psychiatry10
Grand Total300

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V. Counseling procedure for MD/MS/PG Diploma Seats

The Counseling for 50% All India Quota Seats will be conducted by Medical Counseling Committee set up by Health & Family Welfare Ministry, Government of India (www.mcc.nic.in)

For State Government Seats, counseling will be conducted by the Concerned Department of Medical Education/University notified by respective State Government.

VI. Candidate Support for NEET PG 2017

Candidates can use the toll free number 1800 11 1700 and contact through the E-mail support for queries related to NEET PG.

The toll free number & E-mail support are in effect from 26th September 2016.

Also read our blogs on high-yield topics (subject-wise) for NEET PG 2024 Preparation:

NEET PG 2024: High-Yield Topics for PharmacologyNEET PG 2024: High-Yield Topics For Radiology
NEET PG 2024: High-Yield Topics For PediatricsNEET PG 2024: High-Yield Topics for Surgery
NEET PG 2024: High-Yield Topics for OphthalmologyNEET PG 2024: High-Yield Topics For Forensic Medicine
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