NEET PG 2017 underway: details you should know

After the announcement of NEET PG 2017 by National Board of Examination, the application process has started on 26th September and it is still in the process. Candidates who wish to do post graduate courses in MD/MS in various universities across the country can apply for NEET PG 2017. As the online application process will end on 31st October, candidates are advised to complete the application process early and should not wait for the last day.
The candidate can apply online on the official site of National Board of Examination. The application fee for general and OBC candidates is Rs. 3750 and for the SC/ST/PWD candidates, it is 2750.

NEET PG 2017 exam detailsNEET PG is conducted by National Board of examination and is gateway to MD/MS/PG courses in all private medical colleges and in deemed universities across the country, also the same course at Armed Forces Medical Service Institutions. However, some institutions do not take admission in post graduate course which are AIIMS, New Delhi; Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh; JIPMER, Pondicherry; NIMHANS Bangalore; Sri Chitra Institute, Trivandrum and SGPIGMS, Lucknow. Rather than NEET, these institutes conduct their own exam.

It includes all India 50% quota seats for MD/MS/PG diploma courses in all states excluding Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu and Kashmir and state quota seats for all states and union territories of India.

Candidates who hold an MBBS degree from a recognized institute and have completed the mandatory internship are eligible to apply NEET PG 2017. In addition to these, candidates should have acquired permanent registration from Medical Council of India or the State Medical Council. Also, candidates who are doing internship and they will complete it by 31st March 2017 are also eligible.

The examination will be a computer based test and will consist of Multiple Choice questions based on the subjects of MBBS. The allotted time will be 3.5 hours and there will be no any negative marks on the wrong attempts.

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The exam will be conducted between 5th December and 13th December 2016 and for dental course, it will be held on 30th November 2016. A candidate can expect result on 15th January 2017.

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