December 14, 2016 4:12:41 pm
NEET PG 2017: The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for post graduate courses has concluded on December 13 (apart from some centres in Chennai). NEET is all India level single window entrance/eligibility exam for MD/MS/PG diploma courses.
Those who pass the exam will be eligible for admissions in about 350 medical colleges (both govt and private) except seven institutions namely — AIIMS/ PGIMER/ SGPGIMS/ NIMHAMS/ SCTIMS. This exam also includes DNB broad speciality courses.
Exam pattern: The test comprises of 300 questions to be completed in 3.30 hours. The syllabus consists of questions from 15 streams which is in the MBBS curriculum.
Questions asked from each stream:
Surgery/ Ent/ orthopedics :46
Medicine/ dermatology: 37
Obstetrics and gynaecology: 25
Pharmacology/ microbiology: 20
Anatomy/ physiology/ biochemistry/ paediatrics: 15
Forensic medicine/ ophthalmology: 10
In this year’s paper, most questions asked were from pre clinical, paraclinical, ECG and X-Ray. The students felt the difficulty level was moderate while some candidates found questions from ophthalmology and pharmacology were tough.
— with inputs from Dr Nithin PS, Venper Academy
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