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NEET PG 2017: Exam Pattern and Marking scheme

NEET PG 2017: Exam Pattern and Marking scheme

NEET PG 2017 is around the corner and the aspirants are need to know the Exam pattern, syllabus and the marking scheme. The NEET PG 2017 will be held between December 5-13, 2016 in the online mode.

Following is the Exam pattern and marking scheme;

NEET PG 2017 Exam Pattern

S. No. Particulars Details
1. Mode of the examination Online
2. Number of Questions 300
3. Time allotted to complete the test 3 hours 30 minutes
4. Marking Scheme The marking scheme will vary in the speciality course
5. Negative marking There is no provision of the negative marking
6. Language of the question paper English
7. Syllabus Subjects taught during MBBS, it includes pre-clinical, para-clinical, and clinical subjects
Following is the detailed syllabus and weightage as per the topics of NEET PG 2017;
S. No. Subject Marks Allocated
1. Anatomy 15
2. Physiology 15
3. Biochemistry 15
4. Pharmacology 20
5. Microbiology 20
6. Pathology 25
7. Forensic Medicine 10
8. Social and Preventive medicine 25
9. Medicine Dermatology & Venereology 37
10. Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics and Anaesthesia 46
11. Radio diagnosis and radio therapy 12 (6+6)
12. Obstetrics and Gynaecology 25
13. Paediatrics 15
14. Ophthalmology 10
15. Psychiatry 10
Grand Total 300
Apart from the information given in the above tables, below are some other crucial details the candidates need to know about the NEET PG 2017.

Qualifying Criteria of NEET PG 2017– The candidates must note that official authority has released the minimum qualifying marks for the different category candidates. It will be mandatory for the candidates to secure the prescribed percentile in respective to the category.

Category Qualifying Percentile
General 50

The marks of the candidates will be scaled and evaluated on percentile measure.

Seat Allotment – The seats will be allotted to the candidates as per the merit position secured by the candidate in the NEET PG 2017.

Reservation Policies – For state quota seats,  National Board of  Examination will provide the result of the candidates. The reservation policies will be implemented by the Union/ territories/institutes/University. The reservation policies of different medical institutes and authorities vary. The merit list will be prepared by theses authorities after the implication of their own rules and norms. Only the 15% All India quota counselling will be held by the Medical Council Committee.


Source: With inputs
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