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NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2023

The candidates who want to apply for the NEET PG exam must have to fulfil the eligibility criteria. Get here the details on age criteria, educational details, etc.

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria in order to appear for the NEET PG exam. If any student fails to meet the NEET PG eligibility criteria, they cannot apply for the national level exam. The eligibility criteria of the exam is primarily based on academic qualifications, age limit, and state quota. Let us look at the key highlights of the eligibility criteria for NEET PG exam:

Academic qualifications: Indian students

Candidate must have an MBBS degree or provisional certificate recognized in accordance with the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956

  • Candidate must possess a provisional or permanent registration certificate of MBBS issued by the State Medical Council or Medical Council of India
  • Candidate should have at least one year of work experience and possess the internship certificate that is completed before the announced timeline

Academic qualifications: Foreign students

  • Foreign students should have basic medical qualifications
  • Foreign candidates who apply for the NEET PG exam under the Foreign Medical Graduates (FMG) quota must qualify for the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) conducted by NBE
  • Foreign students must register themselves under the Medical Council of India or a State Medical Council
  • Foreign medical graduates need to furnish an internship certificate specified by the NBE

Detailed information regarding the eligibility criteria of the NEET PG exam can be found on the official website

Age limit

As of now, there are no specific guidelines for the NEET PG age limit. Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria including the academic and state quota eligibility can apply for the exam.

Eligibility: State quota

There are a few guidelines regarding the NEET PG state quota eligibility:

  • Candidates who belong to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible to apply for seats under the All India Quota of NEET PG exam
  • Candidates who are allotted government medical colleges and belong to Jammu & Kashmir and Andhra Pradesh can apply under the All India 50% quota
  • Candidates who hold an MBBS degree from the state of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir need to furnish a duly signed affidavit stating that the candidate has secured the college through centralised counselling, along with a hard copy of the confirmation of submission of the NEET PG application form