September 2021: The National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducts the NEET PG exam for admission to various MD (Doctor of Medicine), MS (Master in Surgery) and PG Diploma courses across the country. NEET PG is one of the most sought-after and competitive exams.
The NEET PG exam was held on 11th September 2021. The paper this year carried 200 MCQs of 800 marks, to be solved in 3.5 hours, as compared to 300 MCQs that were asked in the past NEET PG exam. The exam was conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode at 800 exam centers across 260 cities in India.
According to the students, the NEET PG exam was easy to moderate. The exam cut off is expected to be higher than the previous year’s exam and the result is expected to be out by the 5th or 6th October.
The NEET PG exam consisted volume of clinical and comprehensive questions. The exam focused on the new pattern for everyone. The exam was unique as candidates got more time for the exam preparation. Out of 200 questions, if a candidate manages to do 130-140 questions right then, he/she will reserve a seat in the government college in all India quota or the state quota. This year expected qualified marks are 240-260. The exam consisted of the questions in which the last year topics were revised. About 100 questions were easy, 40-50 questions were moderate and 40-50 questions were highly tricky and lengthy.
Commenting on the same, Gaurav Tyagi, Founder – Career Xpert said, “This time the cut-off will be highly impacted as the exam was average. It will be different from past years’ cut-off because the aspirants have got more time for the preparation. Due to the delay in exam, the pattern was entirely different this year. My best wishes to all the aspirants.”