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Health Ministry decides Schedule for NEET PG 2018, check out details

Health Ministry decides Schedule for NEET PG 2018, check out details

With the NEET PG 2018 inching nearer, questions are arising in the minds of PG aspirants regarding the various aspects of the exam, including scheme, scope as well as procedure of counselling etc

A meeting was recently held at the Health Ministry, under the chairmanship of Arun Singhal ( Joint Secretary, Medical Education, which was attended by the stakeholders of PG medical courses, including National Board of Examinations (NBE), Medical Council of India ( MCI) OSD ( NEET), DME representatives of various states  and representatives of private medical universities.

The meeting saw delibrations being taken on the issue of admissions to MBBS, PG and SS courses in the country and 2017-18 being the first year, the meeting was called to learn from the experiences of this year and utilize it for better planning for next year, especially with regards to counselling.

With the deliberations, the Health Ministry has decided the schedule for completion of admission for PG courses which has been decided as following


S.No Schedule for admission Cental Counselling State Counselling
All India Quota Deemed+CI
1 Conduct of exam By 10th January
2 Declaration of result By end of January
3 First round of counselling 12th March-24th March 12th March-24th March 25th March-5th April
4 Last date of Joining 3rd April 3rd April 12th April
5 2nd round of counselling 6th April 6th April-12th April 15th April-26th April
6 Last date of Joining 22nd April 22nd April 3rd May
7 Mop-up round 12th May-22nd May 4th May-8th May
8 Last date of Joining 26th May 12th May
9 List of College’s Name 27th May 13th May
10 Last date of Joining  

31st May

18th May


It has also decided that NBE will prepare results for All India Rank, All India Quota Rank, and AIQ rank ( category wise) and will provide the results to the states

National Board of Examinations had already announced that NEET PG 2018 will be single day session exam as well as there will be negative marking in the exam.

Read Also NEET PG 2018 to have negative marking

Read Also: NEET PG will be one Session Exam: Prime Minister Office

Medical Dialogues team had earlier reported that Aadhar is now mandatory for registering for the exam.

Read Also: Aadhaar now must for NEET-PG and NEET-MDS 2018


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  1. As in maharashtra GR will students who have not done rural service for 1 yr after mbbs completion eligible for neet

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    Dr. Harshavardhan October 14, 2017, 6:21 pm

    At last! A fair play for all those who aspire for post graduation. It should apply to super specialities as well

  3. Rural service can not be connected with neet exam