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NEET PG 2021 Change in exam pattern

Feb 26, 2021 by Admin
NEET PG 2021 Change in exam pattern

NEET PG entrance exam is a national-level medical exam for which the application forms are now available. The exam is supposed to be on April 18, 2021, for the upcoming academic calendar. The NBE is responsible for conducting NEET PG every year. Students seeking MD/MS and PG Diploma admissions in the medical field can apply for this exam until the mid of March 2021. 

NEET PG is one such exam widely accepted in many medical colleges or institutions all over the country. All the competitive exams are already delayed due to the pandemic situation.

Students should have pared the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam and complete the process within the stipulated period. According to the latest update, NBE has also changed the exam pattern, which has created panic amongst the students and has made them feel under pressure. 

Below are the significant changes that are mentioned in the NEET PG 2021 format

The key points to remember are while preparing for NEET PG are-

Recently, the NBE released the registration forms on the website on February 23; they have made some of the essential changes in the exam pattern. This has widely created a sense of panic situation between the students. This year there is an increase in the number of exam centers due to social distancing, an increase in the fee for NEET PG, and a change in the preliminary schedule of the NEET PG examination.

  • According to the latest decision, the number of questions in the paper is reduced from 300 to 200 questions 
  • There is also an increase in the time duration by half an hour (210 mins), which means students will get extra time to spare on each question than earlier.
  • The paper is available only in English medium and is divided into three parts- first part has 50 questions, part 2 & 3 has 150 questions in total.
  • But few drawbacks create the buzz, i.e., there is a reduction in the syllabus of the NEET PG 2021. The paper is lengthier than the previous year's report, making the students worry about their performance.