NEET PG Syllabus 2022 - Topic PDF, subject-wise distribution of questions, book list

NEET PG Syllabus 2022 - Topic PDF,  subject-wise distribution of questions, book list

NEET PG Syllabus 2022- The National Medical Commission (NMC) prepares the NEET PG 2022 syllabus, however, the National Board of Examination (NBE) will release the NEET PG 2022 syllabus along with the brochure. The syllabus of NEET PG will contain topics asked and subject-wise weightage. Candidates can check more details on the NEET PG 2022 syllabus from the article below.

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NEET PG syllabus 2022 will be prepared on the basis of Pre-Clinical, Clinical, and Para-Clinical subjects taught in the MBBS curriculum. While each subject of the NEET PG syllabus will be divided into various topics. The syllabus of NEET PG 2022 will be based on Graduate Medical Education (GME) 2018. Medical graduates must be aware of the NEET PG syllabus 2022 to ace the NEET PG exam.

With the help of the NEET PG 2022 syllabus, aspirants will have an idea of questions with more weightage and will help them during preparations. As per the NEET PG exam pattern, the exam will be held for three hours thirty minutes. NEET PG paper will be divided into three parts - Part A, B and C, containing 50, 100 and 150 questions, respectively. Read an article on NEET PG syllabus 2022, subject-wise weightage, best books and other details below.

NEET PG 2022 is conducted for admission to 12,690 Master of Surgery (MS), 24,306 Doctor of Medicine (MD) and 922 PG Diploma seats in government, private, deemed/central, ESIC/AFMS institutes of India.

NEET PG 2022 syllabus PDF

The syllabus of NEET PG 2022 is prepared to test the knowledge of students based on the curriculum of their MBBS course. Thus, the NEET PG syllabus broadly consists of topics/subjects studied by the graduates during their MBBS course degrees. NEET PG syllabus PDF by MCI regulations, 2018 is attached below for reference to medical aspirants.

The syllabus of the NEET PG 2022 entrance examination released through the NBE brochure is divided into three parts/phases - Part A, B, and C.

  • Part A - Pre-clinical subjects (phase I)

  • Part B - Para-clinical subjects (phase II)

  • Part C - Clinical subjects (phase III)

The summary of subjects under each phase are further mentioned in the table below.

NEET PG syllabus

Phase I - Pre-clinical subjects

  • Anatomy

  • Physiology

  • Biochemistry

Phase II - Para-clinical subjects

  • Pathology

  • Pharmacology

  • Microbiology

  • Forensic Medicine

  • Social and preventive medicine

Phase III - Clinical subjects

  • General Medicine including dermatology, venerelogy, and psychiatry

  • General surgery including orthopedics, anaesthesia, and radio diagnosis

  • Obstetrics and gynaecology

  • Paediatrics

  • ENT

  • Ophthalmology

NEET PG subject-wise distribution of questions

There are a total of 14 different subjects, as mentioned in the table above, from which questions are asked in the postgraduate entrance exam - NEET PG. For smart preparation for the NEET PG 2022 exam, it is important for candidates to get an idea on the number of questions asked from each subject and prepare accordingly. The table below gives an overview of the subject wise distribution of questions.

NEET PG subject-wise distribution of questions

Subject

Number of questions in NEET PG

Phase I - Pre-clinical subjects

Anatomy

17

Physiology

17

Biochemistry

16

Phase II - Para-clinical subjects

Pathology

25

Pharmacology

20

Microbiology

20

Forensic Medicine

10

Social and preventive medicine

25

Phase III - Clinical subjects

General Medicine including dermatology, venerelogy, and psychiatry

45

General surgery including orthopedics, anaesthesia, and radio diagnosis

45

Obstetrics and gynaecology

30

Paediatrics

10

ENT

10

Ophthalmology

10

Total number of questions in NEET PG

300 questions

NEET PG preparation books

To crack a national level examination like NEET-PG, one requires in-depth knowledge of the subjects and a strong preparation base. Since the NEET PG entrance exam tests the knowledge of students based on their MBBS course curriculum, it is mandatory for NEET PG aspirants to be thorough with the standard books. Such a list of standard books for NEET PG 2022 preparation is provided below.

Best books for NEET PG 2022

Subject

Author’s name

Book name

Phase I - Pre-clinical subjects

Anatomy

Rajesh Kaushal or MCQ book by Dr. Raviraj

Self assessment and review of Anatomy

Physiology

Dr. Soumen Manna Dr. Krishna Kumar

Review of Physiology

Biochemistry

Rebecca James

Self assessment and review of Biochemistry

Phase II - Para-clinical subjects

Pathology

Sparsh Gupta & Devesh Mishra

Review of Pathology and Genetics

Pharmacology

Gobind Rai Garg and Sparsh Gupta, Ranjan Patel

Review of Pharmacology

Microbiology

Rachna Chaurasia or Apurba Sastry or Ananthanarayan and Paniker's

Review of Microbiology and immunology

Forensic Medicine

Arvind Arora

Self assessment and review of basic anatomy and forensic medicine

Phase III - Clinical subjects

Psychiatry

Praveen Tripathi

Review of Psychiatry

Orthopedics

Apurv Mehra

Orthopedics quick review

Radiology

Rajat Jain

Review of Radiology

Dermatology

Saurabh Jindal

Review of Dermatology

Anesthesia

Profs by Vivek Jain

PROAFS Anesthesia for NBE

Obstetrics and gynaecology

Sakshi Arora

Self assessment and review of obstetrics & Gynecology

Paediatrics

Taruna Mehra or OP Ghai

Review of Pediatrics and neonatology

ENT

Manisha Sinha and Sachin Budhiraja

ENT for entrance exam

Ophthalmology

AK Khurana Ruchi Rai

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

NEET PG exam pattern 2022

Along with preparing the syllabus in and out, being familiar with the NEET PG 2022 exam pattern is also a prerequisite for cracking the NEET PG entrance exam. The table below provides key highlights of the NEET PG exam pattern 2022.

NEET PG exam pattern

Particulars

Details

Duration of NEET PG 2022 exam

3 hours 30 minutes

Mode of Exam

Computer-based mode

Medium of Exam

English

Number of questions

300 questions

Types of questions

Objective / MCQ

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