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NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2021

Updated By Diksha Nautiyal on 04 Mar, 2021 11:33

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NEET PG 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Medical Graduates who wish to apply for NEET PG 2021 must satisfy the eligibility criteria for NEET PG. The information brochure for NEET PG will be released by the National Board of Education in the month of November every year. The information brochure of NEET PG contains all eligibility details such as important dates, the application process, marking scheme, exam pattern, etc. These are the qualifications which the candidates must have only then they can apply for the examination. 

The Post Graduate course of NEET is a national level computer-based examination. This is exam is conducted to help the applicants take admission to Government institutes or deemed universities and some private medical colleges. Here we have discussed the NEET PG eligibility criteria in detail.

NEET PG 2021 Detailed Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants applying for NEET PG 2021, candidates must check the eligibility norms prescribed by the exam conducting authority. Applicants failing to meet the NEET PG 2021 eligibility criteria will not be considered for admission to postgraduate courses.

Detailed Eligibility Criteria for NEET PG 2021 are as follows:

Applicants must carefully check the NEET PG 2021 eligibility criteria. If an applicant is found to be ineligible, his/her candidature will be cancelled. Applicants submitting the internship certificate under the NEET PG 2021 eligibility must clearly state the starting date and the last date of the Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship programme (certificate of the internship must be submitted in original form).

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As per the NEET PG 2021 eligibility criteria, applicants having an MBBS degree from the state of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir will not get seats under the All India Quota. Candidates from the state of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, who have been allotted government medical colleges are eligible for the All India 50% Quota.

Candidates who have obtained their MBBS degree from the state of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu and Kashmir must provide the duly signed affidavit stating that the candidate got the college through the centralized counselling, along with a print out of the acknowledgement of submission of NEET PG Application Form. The submission of the declaration has to be done at the office of the Deputy Director (Examination). Address: Deputy Director (Examinations) National Board of Examinations, Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, (Ring Road), New Delhi – 110029.

Academic Qualification:

  • Applicants must possess an MBBS degree or a certificate recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI) to apply for NEET PG 2021.
  • Applicants applying for NEET PG 2021  should have a valid degree and should have completed their internship by 31st March 2021. Applicants’ registration will be cancelled if the degree or internship certificate is invalid.
  • Applicants must also have 1 year of experience certificate, along with the Degree or Certificate.

NEET PG 2021 Age Criteria

The conducting authority has not specified any upper or lower age limit to appear in NEET PG 2021. One must hold an MBBS degree along with the compulsory internship certificate to become eligible for the examination. 

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2021 for Foreign Medical Graduates

The eligibility criteria for the Indian Citizens or Overseas Citizens for NEET PG has been declared by the National Board of Examinations.

  • Candidates must have pursued their Primary Medical Qualifications from Medical colleges outside India.  
  • Candidates applying under FMG quota must have qualified the FMGE conducted by NBE, a screening test. 
  • Foreign Medical graduates must be registered under the Medical Council of India or SMC. 
  • As per the eligibility criteria of the NEET PG, the FMG candidates must have the required internship as prescribed by the NBE. 

NEET PG 2021 Reservation Criteria

The NEET PG 2021 has as All India Quota (AIQ), which is 50% of the total seats. One has to fulfil the NEET PG eligible criteria in order to avail this reservation.

  • Candidates belonging to Jammu and Kashmir are not eligible to claim the 50% AIQ seats as per the NEET PG eligibility criteria. 

  • The Jammu Kashmir Candidates who have been nominated by Government of India, under centre pool seats. Only such candidates, who would wish to pursue MBBS from medical colleges in Jammu and Kashmir would be eligible for this AIQ reservation. The applicants would have to send an affidavit which says that they have been nominated by the government of India. 

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FAQs about NEET PG Eligibility

Is there any attempt limit for NEET PG 2021?

No, there is no attempt limit for appearing in NEET-PG 2021 exam. Thus, a candidate can appear for the examination as many times are required

Is there any age limit for NEET PG?

 NEET-PG is a post graduation exam therefore there is no age limit for the same

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