The New Date for NEET PG 2024 Exam: July 07, 2024

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET PG) 2024 exam date has been rescheduled to July 07, 2024.

Candidates are advised to make note of the new examination date in their calendars and planning. The NEET PG exam is the qualifying entrance exam for admission to MD/MS and PG Diploma courses in all medical colleges, institutions, and universities in India.

All eligible candidates intending to appear for NEET PG 2024 must ensure they are available on July 07 to take the computer-based exam. Further information regarding registration, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern etc. will be provided by the National Board of Examinations in due course. Candidates are requested to regularly check the official NBE website for updates regarding NEET PG 2024.


What are the changes in NEET PG 2024?

Changes to the NEET 2024 Exam

The National Medical Commission (NMC) has implemented several revisions to the NEET UG 2024 entrance examination. Regarding the syllabus, the number of chapters has been reduced from 97 to 79, with certain topics removed from physics, chemistry, and biology, while also introducing new topics. The goal of these syllabus changes is to focus on core concepts.

Additionally, the exam questions have been adjusted to increase the number of single-choice questions. This change aims to make the test more challenging and reduce the potential for guessing answers correctly.

The exam pattern now involves grading the test on a total of 720 marks. Each subject area of physics, chemistry, and biology is divided into two sections (Section A and Section B). Furthermore, Indian citizens seeking to pursue medical studies abroad must qualify for and pass the NEET UG 2024 exam.
Previous years of NEET data show the difficulty level is considered moderate to difficult. Specifically, general category candidates needed a score ranging from 720 to 137 marks to pass, while scheduled caste/scheduled tribe/other backward caste candidates saw a passing range between 136 to 107 marks.

The New Date for NEET PG 2024 Exam: July 07, 2024
The New Date for NEET PG 2024 Exam: July 07, 2024

What is the paper pattern of NEET PG 2024?

The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) 2024 exam paper will consist of 200 multiple choice questions spread across three subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany and Zoology). Each subject will carry 45 questions, with a total of 720 marks available.

It is anticipated that the NEET 2024 exam format will remain consistent with the prior year. According to the NEET 2024 scoring guidelines, each question carries 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
The maximum score allocated for each section of the NEET 2024 exam is 180 marks, with 140 marks available in Section A and 40 marks in Section B.

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What are the passing marks for NEET PG 2024?

Announcement Regarding NEET 2024 Qualifying Standards

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the official minimum required scores for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2024 at the same time as the NEET 2024 examination results. Based on prior year standards, the projected qualifying scores are:

– General Category: 720-137 points
– Other Backward Classes/Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes Categories: 136-107 points
– General Category – Physically Handicapped: 136-121 points

The cut-off percentiles that will determine eligibility for admission to undergraduate medical programs are expected to be:

– General Category: 50th percentile
– SC/ST/OBC Categories: 40th percentile
– General Category – Persons with Disabilities: 45th percentile

These standards are projections only and may be adjusted by the NTA based on the actual 2024 examination results. Candidates are advised to await the official NTA announcement along with the NEET 2024 results release for the definitive minimum required scores and cut-off percentiles.

What is the cutoff for NEET PG 2024 category-wise?

2024 NEET PG Cutoff Percentiles

For the 2024 National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET PG), the cutoff percentiles for various categories have been set. The cutoff percentile for the General category is 50. For candidates from the General category with Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD), the cutoff percentile is 45. For candidates from Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Other Backward Classes (OBC), the cutoff percentile is 40.

The cutoff percentile refers to the minimum score a candidate must achieve to be considered eligible for participation in the NEET PG exam.

In 2023, the cutoff score for the General and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) categories was 275. For candidates from SC, ST, and OBC categories, including those from these categories with PwBD, the cutoff score was 245.

How many marks are required to get government college in NEET PG 2024?

According to data from Collegedekho. om, the minimum score required for admission to government medical colleges in India is typically 650 or higher. Collegedunia. om indicates that candidates scoring 450 or above may expect to gain admission to a government institution.

It is projected that the qualifying cutoff scores will likely fall between 250-275 for general category applicants and 225-245 for scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, and other backward classes candidates. Research from GetMyUni suggests candidates need to achieve a score of 260 or higher to attain a competitive rank for NEET PG 2024. Top 10 rankings generally require exceeding a score of 670.

Collegedekho. om data shows the 2023 cutoff scores were 291 for general category applicants, 257 for scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, and other backward classes category students, and 274 for persons with benchmark disabilities category candidates.

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