The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for Postgraduates (NEET-PG) is a new qualifying-cum-entrance examination notified under the provisions of Postgraduate Medical Education Regulations 2000, by the Medical Council of India with prior approval from the Government of India. It will be the single test for admission to Postgraduate Medical Courses starting from the academic year 2013-14.
Candidates who are in possession of MBBS degree / Provisional Pass Certificate recognised as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possess permanent / provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the Medical Council of India and have completed one year of internship / likely to complete on or before 31 March 2013 may apply for NEET-PG.
The NEET-PG will be conducted as a computer-based test (CBT). This is not an Internet-based test, i.e. a candidate does not take the test over the Internet. In a computer-based test, a candidate will read the questions on a computer screen and choose an answer by using a mouse to click on the appropriate option.
The test duration is 3 hours and will be conducted in a single session. There will also be an additional 15-minute tutorial prior to the start of the test. Candidates will also need to accept a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) before beginning the test.
Yes, candidates will have the option to navigate between the questions via the Review Screen. Candidates are advised to make use of the Practice Test on the NEET-PG website www.nbe.gov.in/neetpg to familiarise themselves with the navigation and functionality of the actual test. A 15-minute tutorial will also be available prior to the start of the actual test.
The tutorial provides a series of screens that will orient you to the computer-based NEET-PG. This will give you an opportunity to try the various features, including how to navigate between questions, review them, select, de-select, change and mark responses etc. The tutorial has a total duration of 15 minutes and candidates are advised to go through it entirely before starting the actual test. At the end of the tutorial, candidates will be asked to accept a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) before beginning the test. For a similar preview, candidates can take a tour of the Practice Test which will be available on NEET-PG website www.nbe.gov.in/neetpg.
The Practice Test is a sample computer-based test that is intended to familiarise candidates with the navigation and functionality of the NEET-PG. It includes a tutorial on using the various features of the test like moving between screens, selecting, de-selecting, marking and reviewing responses etc., as well as some sample questions which will allow candidates to try out these features. Note that these sample questions are not representative of the content of difficulty level of the actual test.