Medical Exam Prep Guide

NEET PG 2020

About

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduation (NEET PG) is the only entrance examination for over 27000 seats at various MD/MS and PG Diploma medical courses. This national level competitive entrance test is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) annually in English.

Paper Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Exam Duration 3 hour 30 minutes
Scoring 4 marks for correct answer
-1 mark for incorrect answer
0 marks for not attempted

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) PG 2020 will be used to select post-graduate students for elite colleges such as -

  • Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC New Delhi)
  • Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC Pune)
  • Christian Medical College (CMC Vellore)
  • Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC and SJH New Delhi)

Apps

Anatomy by
Dr. Ashwani Kumar

4.5/5
Overview

Learn Anatomy from one of India’s best anatomy professors with 7+ years of experience helping students crack anatomy in NEET PG, AIIMS PG, JIPMER PG, PGIMER, etc.

  • 1.Comprehensive coverage of anatomy for medical PG entrance exams
  • 2.50+ hours of video lectures for better concept retention
  • 3.Be fully prepared with unit-wise tests and a large question bank
  • 4.Ideal for NEET PG, NIMHANS PG, JIPMER PG, etc.
Topics Covered

UNIT 1 - HEAD, NECK AND FACE

  • a) Introduction
  • b) Cranial nerve nuclei and columns
  • c) III, IV & VI Nerves
  • d) V nerve & Parasympathetic ganglion
  • e) VII nerve and applied anatomy
  • f) IX, X & XI nerves
  • g) Deep Cervical Fascia
  • h) Duramater & Dural venous sinus
  • i) TMJ & muscles of mastication
  • j) Blood vessels & Scalenus anterior relations
  • j) Pharynx
  • k) Larynx
  • l) Posterior triangle of the neck
  • m) Anterior triangle of the neck
  • n) Osteology (cranial cavity)

UNIT 2 - NEUROANATOMY

  • a) General Neuroanatomy
  • b) Spinal cord (external features and grey matter)
  • c) Ascending tracts
  • d) Descending Tracts
  • e) Brainstem (external features) and IV ventricle
  • f) Auditory, Trigeminothalamic pathways and MLF
  • g) Brainstem syndrome
  • h) Cerebellum
  • i) Cerebral cortex (Areas)
  • j) Cerebrum (Homunculus and histology)
  • j) White matter of cerebrum - 1
  • k) White matter of cerebrum - 2
  • l) Lateral and third ventricles
  • m) Thalamus and connections
  • n) Basal Ganglia

UNIT 3 - THORAX

  • a) Thoracic Wall
  • b) Pleura and Lungs
  • c) Pericardium and Heart
  • d) Blood Supply of Heart
  • e) Cardiac Plexus, Thoracic Duct, Posterior Mediastinum

UNIT 4 - UPPER LIMB

  • a) Muscles of Upper Limb
  • b) Blood Vessels
  • c) CPF, Axilla and Branchial Plexus
  • d) Scapular Spaces, Cubital Fossa, Snuff Box & Retinaculums
  • e) Hand Muscles
  • f) Spaces in Hands
  • g) Radial Nerve
  • h) Median Nerve

UNIT 5 - LOWER LIMB

  • a) Fascia Lata and Lumbar Plexus
  • b) Anterior Compartment of Thigh
  • c) Medial Compartment of Thigh
  • d) Gluteal Region and Back of Thigh
  • e) Popliteal fossa and Intraartricular Structures
  • f) Muscles of the leg
  • g) Sole of Foot, Arches of Foot and Ligaments of Ankle
  • h) Sciatic Nerve and Great Saphenous Vein

UNIT 6 - GENERAL EMBRYOLOGY

  • a) Gametogenesis
  • b) Fertilization and Implantation
  • c) 2nd and 3rd week
  • d) Somites and Lateral Plate Mesoderm

UNIT 7 - SYSTEMIC EMBRYOLOGY

  • a) Pharyngeal Arches
  • b) Face and Palate
  • c) Tongue, Thyroid and Eyeball
  • d) Foregut
  • e) Midgut
  • f) Hindgut and Urogenital System
  • g) Heart Tube and Venous System Development
  • h) Arterial System Development
  • i) Interatrial and Interventricular Septum and Development of Diaphragm

UNIT 8 - ABDOMEN AND PELVIS

  • a) Abdominal Wall 1 (Landmarks, Inguinal Ligament And Inguinal Canal)
  • b) Abdominal Wall 2 (Rectum Sheath And Thoracolumbar Fascia)
  • c) Spermatic Cord And Layers Of Scrotum
  • d) Aorta, Coeliac Trunk, Superior Mesenteric And Inferior Mesenteric Artery
  • e) Portal Vein And Portocaval Anastomosis
  • f) Liver And Hepatic Segmentation

UNIT 9 - PERINEUM

  • a) Perinium 1 - Pelvic Diaphragm and Perineal Pouches
  • b) Perineum 2 - Ischiorectal Fossa

UNIT 10 - GENERAL ANATOMY

  • a) Types of Bones, Types of Epiphysis and Blood Supply of Long Bone
  • b) Types of Joints
  • c) Vertebrae

UNIT 10 - HISTOLOGY

  • a) Lining Epithelium
  • b) Collagen Fibres, Junctional Complexes, Muscles and Cartilage
  • c) Lymphoid System
  • d) Endocrine - Adenohypophysis, Thyroid Gland and Pancreas
  • e) Specialised Epithelium - Retina and Tongue
  • f) Gastrointestinal Tract
  • g) Respiratory System
  • h) Genitourinary System

Pathology by Dr. Praveen Kumar

4.5/5
Overview

Dr. Praveen Kumar, MD (AIIMS) is an author and professor of Pathology and has 10+ years of experience in teaching students how to crack competitive medical exams at the Dr. Bhatia Medical Coaching Institute in New Delhi.

  • 1.Comprehensive coverage of pathology for medical PG entrance exams
  • 2.40+ hours of video lectures for better concept retention
  • 3.Be fully prepared with unit-wise tests and a large question bank
  • 4.Ideal for NEET PG, NIMHANS PG, JIPMER PG, etc.
Topics Covered

UNIT 1 - GENERAL PATHOLOGY

  • a) Cell Adaptation
  • b) Inflammation
  • c) Repair and Regeneration
  • d) Disorder of Immune System
  • e) Neoplasia
  • f) Genetics

UNIT 2 - SYSTEMATIC PATHOLOGY

  • a) Cardiovascular System
  • b) Renal System
  • c) Respiratory Systems and Related Disorders
  • d) Liver and Related Disorders
  • e) Gastrointestinal (GIT) Systems and Related Disorders
  • f) Central Nervous System (CNS)

UNIT 3 - HEMATOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY

  • a) Red Blood Cells (RBC) and Anaemia
  • b) Hemodynamics, Bleeding, 1° and 2° Plug Defects
  • c) Thrombosis
  • d) White Blood Cells (WBC) and Related Disorders

Important Dates

Online Registeration Starts 01/11/2019, ends 30/11/2019
Admit Card Released by 31/12/2019
Exam Date Scheduled for January 2020
Results Released by 31/01/2020

Exam Syllabus and Pattern

The question paper for NEET PG 2020 exam includes 300 questions which carry a total of 1200 marks. The following is a break-down of the distribution of questions as per the subject

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Section A Human Physiology and Biophysics

Section Name No. of Questions Max. Marks
Anatomy 17 68
Physiology 17 68
Biochemistry 16 64

Section B Physiology and Biophysics

Pharmacology 20 80
Microbiology 20 80
Pathology 25 100
Forsenic Medicine 10 40
Social and Preventive Medicine 25 100

Section C Clinical Subjects

Medicine Dermatology and Venereology 37 148
Surgery, Orthopedics & Anaesthesia 46 184
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 30 120
Ophthalmology 10 40
Paediatrics 10 40
Psychiatry 10 40
Radiodiagnosis & Radiotherapy 12 48
ENT 10 40

Eligibility Criteria

01

As per the guidelines of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956, all applicants for the NEET PG 2020 exam must have an MBBS degree or a provisional Pass Certificate

02

A permanent or provisional Medical Council of India/State Medical Council registration certificate

03

Completed one year of Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship (CRRI) on/before the specified date as per the NEET PG 2020 notification

Result and Counselling

The results for NEET PG 2020 will be announced tentatively in the last week of January 2020.

The cutoffs for NEET PG 2020 will be declared once the results are announced. Cutoffs are subject to change each year based on the number of candidates appearing for the examination and the overall performance.

Candidates qualifying with the required scores will be eligible for NEET PG counseling for admission to an MD/MS/PG Diploma course at a medical institute in India.