NEET PG 2023: Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern and Dates

NEET PG 2023: Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern and Dates

NEET PG 2023: The ‘National Board of Examinations’ (NBE) conducts the ‘National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test–Post Graduate’ (NEET-PG 2023) for admission into the Master’s programmes offered by various medical institutes all across the nation. Candidates, who are eligible and if they have possessed MBBS degree, can apply for NEET-PG 2023. The exam is conducted on the national level and all the candidates seeking admission to pursue a Masters programme like MD/MS or PG Diploma Course can participate in the NEET PG Exam. On the basis of the score attained by the candidates in the NEET-PG 2023, candidates can apply for admission in the various medical institutes/universities to pursue the desired Masters level programme.

NEET PG 2023 Important Dates

The dates for the NEET PG 2023 have been provided in the following table. The dates assigned for the NEET PG 2023 are tentative in nature which may be rescheduled as per the discretion of NBE.

S.No.Name of the EventsDate Assigned
1. Release date of Official NotificationSeptember 2022
2. Date for application form submissionSeptember 2022
3. Last date for application form submissionNovember 2022
4. Admit card release dateNovember/December 2022
5. Commencement of the ExamJanuary 2023
6. Date for the announcement of ResultJanuary 2023
7. Admission CounsellingAfter result/rank card is released

NEET PG 2023 Application Form

The details of the NEET PG 2023 application form are given in the following points:

  • The NEET PG Application Form 2023 will be available on the official website of NBE.
  • The official website of NBE is ‘’.
  • Candidates can access the online application form from September 2018.
  • Candidates need to provide all the personal and educational details in the application form.
  • Besides, there will be columns in the online application form where candidates will have to upload the scanned images of the photo, photo ID, signature, SMC/MCI & other certificates in the prescribed format.
  • The payment of the application will also be required to be submitted by the applicants.
  • Candidates need to take a printout of the application form as well for future reference.

Details of the NEET PG Application Fee

  • Candidates of the Gen/OBC category need to pay the application fee of Rs. 3750.
  • Those, who belong to the reserved category will be required to pay the application fee of Rs. 2750.
  • The payment of the application fee can be made through credit/debit card or net banking.

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria

It is necessary for the applicants to fulfil the NEET PG eligibility criteria as given in the following points:

  • The applicant must be an Indian citizen.
  • Foreign nationals can also apply for admission for NEET-PG 2023.
  • Candidates need to obtain an MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Passing Certificate recognized by the MCI to be eligible for NEET-PG.
  • Moreover, the applicant must have completed a minimum one-year internship or he must be supposed to be completing the internship on or before 31st March 2019.

NEET PG 2023 Exam Pattern

The NEET PG 2023 exam pattern will be as per the details given in the following points:

  • The NEET-PG 2023 will be objective nature.
  • The exam will be conducted online viz., it will be a computer-based test.
  • The language of the question paper will be English.
  • The duration of the question paper will be 3.5 hours.
  • The question paper will have no negative marking for the wrong answers.

The table given below shows the list of topics and a probable number of question which may appear from the same:

S.No.Subject NameNumber of Questions
1. Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics & Anaesthesia46
2. Medicine Dermatology And Venereology37
3. Obstetrics and Gynaecology25
4. Social And Preventive Medicine25
5. Pathology25
6. Microbiology20
7. Pharmacology20
8. Anatomy15
9. Biochemistry15
10. Physiology15
11. Paediatrics15
12. Radio diagnosis & Radiotherapy12 (6+6)
13. Forensic Medicine10
14. Psychiatry10
15. Ophthalmology10


5 thoughts on “NEET PG 2023: Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern and Dates

  1. Whether anybody having an MD degree in non Clinic is eligible for applying again for NEET PG for pursuing a clinical MD course.

  2. I have taken a dnb seat through meet pg 2018 Jan session in a corporate hospital I want to resign will I be eligible for neetpg for MD MS entrance I know I will be debarred from dnb for 3 years

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