How to study for NEET PG 2021

How to study for NEET PG 2021

How to study for NEET PG 2021 - Medical graduates dwell with a common question in mind, which is how to study for NEET PG? For this candidates need to keep a lot of points in mind. Firstly, NEET-PG is a national level postgraduate medical entrance examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). The examination is conducted in the computer-based mode for a duration of 3 hours 30 minutes. Since it is a national level entrance examination, medical graduates should use the best strategy when they study for NEET PG 2021. Candidates must begin NEET PG preparations 2021 much in advance. For tips on NEET PG 2021 study plan, candidates can check the article below. Here we have provided all details about exam pattern, subject wise weightage in the examination, topper’s advice and other related information.

NEET PG 2021 - Highlights

Particulars

Details

NEET PG Exam Date

To be notified

Examination Name

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduation

Exam Conducting Body

National Board of Examinations (NBE)

Commonly Called

NEET PG

Exam Level

National

Exam Category

Post Graduate

Test Cities

162 across India

Total Seats

19,953 MD

10,821 MS

1979 PG Diploma

1338 DNB CET

Total Number of Colleges

6,102 (MS/MD/PG Diploma)

649 Hospitals (DNB)

Institutes not covered by centralised admissions of NEET PG 2020

AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS

PGIMER, Chandigarh

JIPMER, Puducherry

NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum

To study for NEET PG 2021 know the exam pattern

Candidates must be aware familiar with the exam pattern of NEET PG. This will help them make better strategies to ace the examination. For the convenience of candidates the same has been mentioned in the table that follows.

NEET PG exam pattern 2021

Particulars

Details

Date and time of examination

To be notified

Language and mode of exam

English and computer-based mode

Duration

3 hours 30 minutes

Types of questions and total marks allotted

Objective type questions for 1200 marks

Total questions

300

Number of questions from each section

Part A - 50

Part B - 100

Part C - 150

Marking scheme

Correct answer - 4

Wrong answer - (-1)

Unanswered - 0

How to Prepare for NEET PG 2021- Divide the syllabus

Candidates must first divide their syllabus in a manner where they have similar subjects in each category. For this candidates need to know the subject-wise weightage of marks in the examination. Candidates can check below for the subject-wise weightage in NEET PG.

NEET PG 2021 subject-wise weightage

S. No.

Subject

Subject-Wise Weightage of Questions

Part A

1

Anatomy

17

2

Physiology

17

3

Biochemistry

16

Part B

4

Pathology

25

5

Pharmacology

20

6

Microbiology

20

7

Forensic Medicine

10

8

Social and Preventive Medicine

25

Part C

9

General Medicine Including Dermatology & Venereology & Psychiatry

45

10

General Surgery Including Orthopedics, Anaesthesia and Radiodiagnosis

45

11

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

30

12

Paediatrics

10

13

ENT

10

14

Ophthalmology

10

Grand Total

300

How to Prepare for NEET PG 2021- Make a plan

Medical graduates should make a study plan where they divide each day of NEET PG 2021 study, on the basis of importance of each topic. With division in schedule candidates can study in a strategized and organized manner. This will also help candidates learn the value of time management and they will be able to cover all topics in time. Another advantage of making a plan in the study for NEET PG is that candidates will be able to complete syllabus on time and have enough left for answering mock tests, sample papers and previous year question papers.

Topper’s advice on How to Prepare for NEET PG 2021?

No one knows better, than the toppers themselves, the tips and tricks for NEET PG 2021 study and preparations. Given below are some of their tried and tested methods to study for NEET PG in their own words.

  • ‘As an intern as much time I got in the entire day I used to devote myself to studying. I did not pressurize myself to study. I used to study only when I wanted to,’ says Dr. Shiv Kumar Sharma, NEET PG 2020, AIR 1

  • ‘I started my preparation early in third year only, I attended a coaching class. I took down the notes from there and revised those notes regularly. Along with that I solved as many mcqs as I could from third year only. My preparation boost up in the period of internship where I have only solved mcqs and notes,’ says Dr. Aman Aggarwal, NEET PG 2020, AIR 5

  • ‘I did the entrance exam preparation more seriously in the internship period. In that year I had 10 months so I started more rigorously. I used to study 10 -12 hours, at times 13 hours a day. Both self study and coaching are required, but self study is a must,’ says Dr. Kartik Aggarwal, NEET PG 2020, AIR 3