NEET PG 2018: Criteria changed to create merit list

Last Updated - February 06 2018

National Board of Examination (NBE) has released that they are going to consider MBBS marks of aspirants while preparing merit list for NEET Post Graduate 2018. Previous, the date of birth of aspirants was used to select an aspirant among several aspirants with equal score i.e. an aspirant older in age was given the preference over a younger one.   The releasement came out on February 2, 2018, soon after the result declaration.

However, the change is the need for the procedure due to an increase in cases of aspirants making inaccurate entries of their MBBS score in the online application forms. The change will also ensure a correct and fair tie-break between/among aspirants.

NEET Post Graduate 2018 was taken by approximately 1.3 lakhs MBBS doctors, to compete for post-graduation seats in top government and private medical college across the country. Given the famously of the exam, the discrepancy in the MBBS scores of the aspirants is inevitable. The introduction of MBBS score as a criterion in preparation of merit list is a suitable step to address this issue.

"This is unlike earlier NEET Post Graduate and All India PG Medical Entrance Examination where the only date of birth was utilized as a tie-breaking criterion. Due to aspirants making inaccurate MBBS marks entries in the online application form and in order to ensure that the tie-breaking is correct, NBE has given a onetime final opportunity to all the participant aspirants to make corrections in their MBBS marks via the online portal and submit their scanned MBBS professional mark sheets as a proof of the same for the purpose of verification by NBE," as said in the press announce by NBE officials.

This year forward aspirants will need to submit their MBBS scorecards for verification by the officials, unlike before.

NEET Post Graduate 2018 was organized on January 7, 2018 and the result of an exam was declared on January 23, 2017. Registration for the counseling session of the aspirants who made it to the merit list is expected to begin by the second week of March 20018.

Top Colleges that Accept NEET Post Graduate 2018 Score

NEET Post Graduate is a common national level eligibility-cum-ranking test organized every year by the NBE for doctors want admission to MD/MS and Post Graduate Diploma courses in different medical specialties. Aspirants required to possess a valid MBBS degree from a recognised institute can appear for the test.

The exam was organized in CBT (Computer Based Test) method and consisted of 300 multiple choice questions(MCQs). NBE also introduced negative marking this year for the first time since its inception in 2013, every inaccurate response drew a penalty of one mark.

The notification for NEET Post Graduate 2018 online counseling procedure would be released soon on the official site. Here are the Top Colleges across India which accept aspirants via NEET Post Graduate along with the specializations provided by them-

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi

AIIMS has its own entrance test for Post Graduate courses but it takes students via NEET as well. There are 263 pg seats at the institute. The institutes provide post-graduation degree in 42 courses.

Post –Graduation Courses Provided at AIIMS-

  • Doctor of Medicine in Anaesthesiology
  • M.D. in Pharmacology
  • M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) in Nuclear Medicine.
  • M.Ch. Neurosurgery (General Surgery)
  • M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) in Physiology
  • Doctor of Medicine in Ophthalmology
  • Doctor of Medicine in Forensic Medicine & Medical Toxicology
  • M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR)
  • M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) in Laboratory Medicine
  • M.Sc. (Bio-Physics)
  • M.D. (Doctor of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) in Anatomy
  • Doctor of Medicine in Pediatrics
  • M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) in Microbiology
  • M.D. in Pathology
  • M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) in Dermatology and Venereology.
  • M.Sc. (Nursing)
  • M.D. ( Doctor of Medicine) in Bio-Chemistry

Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore

CMC is one of best institutes not just in the country but the world. CMC provides 192 post-graduation seats in more than 30 courses. It was ranked 2nd in India Today’s list of top medical institutes in the country.

Post-graduation courses provided at CMC-

  • M.S. in ENT
  • M.D. in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • M.D. in Transfusion Medicine
  • M.D. in Paediatrics
  • M.D. in Anaesthesia
  • M.D. in Microbiology
  • M.S. in General Surgery
  • M.D. in Biochemistry
  • M.D. in Pharmacology
  • M.S. in Ophthalmology
  • M.S. in Orthopaedics
  • M.D. in Anatomy
  • D.C.P. in Clinical Pathology
  • M.D. in Geriatric Medicine
  • M.D. in Pathology
  • M.D. in Psychiatry
  • M.D. in General Medicine
  • M.D. in Physiology
  • M.D. in Radiotherapy
  • M.D. in Family Medicine
  • M.D. in Radiodiagnosis
  • M.D. in Nuclear Medicine
  • M.D. in Respiratory Medicine
  • M.D. in Community Medicine
  • M.D. in Dermatology Venerol & Lep.
  • M.S. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), New Delhi

MAMC is among the top government medical colleges in the country. It is affiliated to Delhi University and has 250 Post Graduate seats in different Post Graduate courses.

Post-graduation courses provided at MAMC-

  • Doctor of Medicine (Radio Diagnosis)
  • MD in Dermatology & Venereology.
  • Doctor of Medicine (Anaesthesia)
  • Master of Surgery(Ophthalmology)
  • Doctor of Medicine (Community Medicine)
  • MD - Obstetrics, and Gynaecology
  • Master of Surgery (M.S.) E.N.T.
  • Doctor of Medicine (Paediatrics)
  • Doctor of Medicine in Forensic Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine (Microbiology)
  • MD (Doctor of Medicine) in Physiology
  • Doctor of Medicine (Biochemistry) including M. Sc.
  • Doctor of Medicine (Pathology)
  • Master of Surgery (M.S.) Anatomy
  • Master of Surgery (Orthopaedics)

Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal

KMC is a self-funded world-class private medical institute. It provides 33 post graduation courses and has 184 seats.

Post-graduation courses provided at KMC-

  • MD (Anaesthesiology/ Psychiatry/ Respiratory Medicine/ Radiotherapy/ Immunohematology& BT)
  • MD (Dermatology V&L/ General Medicine) (For Diploma Holders)
  • MD Microbiology
  • MD Pathology (For Diploma Holders)
  • MD Radiodiagnosis
  • MD (Anaesthesiology/ Psychiatry/ Respiratory Medicine/ Radiotherapy/ Immunohematology& BT) (For Diploma Holders)
  • MD Radiodiagnosis (For Diploma Holders)
  • MD (Community Medicine/ Pharmacology)
  • MD (Pathology)
  • MD Paediatrics (For Diploma Holders)
  • MD Paediatrics
  • MD (Dermatology V&L/ General Medicine)
  • MD Hospital Administration
  • MD (Anatomy/ Biochemistry/ Physiology,Forensic Medicine )

Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai

Seth GS is one of the best and oldest medical institutes in the country. It accepts 260 doctors into 34 post-graduation every year.

Post-graduation courses provided at Seth GS College-

  • Doctor of Medicine in Paediatric Anaesthesiology
  • Master of Science (E.N.T)
  • Master of Science in Applied biology (By Research)
  • MD in Dermatology, Venerology, and Leprosy
  • Master of Surgery (Ophthalmology)
  • Doctorate of Medicine (Medical Gastroenterology)
  • Master of Chirurgical (Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery (CVTS)
  • MD in Forensic Medicine
  • MD in Anatomy
  • Master of Chirurgical (Neuro Surgery)
  • Master of Chirurgical (Plastic Surgery)
  • MD in Pathology
  • MD in Psychiatry
  • MD in Pharmacology
  • M.Ch (Paediatric Surgery)
  • MD in Microbiology
  • MD in Paediatric Medicine
  • Doctorate of Medicine (Neurology)
  • MD in Anaesthesiology
  • MD in Radio Diagnosis
  • MD in Pulmonary Medicine
  • MD in General Medicine
  • Doctorate of Medicine (Nephrology)
  • MS (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
  • MD in Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion
  • M.Sc in Biochemistry
  • Master of Science in Microbiology (By Research)
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry (By Research)
  • Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
  • Master MS Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Master of Chirurgical (Urology)
  • MS General surgery
  • Master of Surgery (M.S.) in Oto Rhinolaryngology

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