* NEET-PG is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single entrance examination to various MD/MS and PG Diploma Courses as per Section (10) of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.
* NEET-PG is a single window entrance examination for PG courses. No other entrance examination, either at state or institution level, shall be valid for entry to MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses as per the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 w.e.f. 2017 admission session.
Scope of NEET-PG 2018
NEET-PG 2018 shall be a single eligibility cum entrance examination for admission to Postgraduate Medical Courses' for the academic session 2018 which will include the following:
i. All India 50% quota seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses (all states except Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana)
ii. State quota seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses for all States/Union territories of India (including the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana & Jammu & Kashmir)
iii. MD/MS/PG Diploma courses at all Private Medical Colleges, Institutions &s; Universities/Deemed Universities all across the country.
iv. MD/MS/PG Diploma courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions.
The following Medical institutions are not covered by centralized admissions for MD/MS seats through NEET- PG for 2018 session:
i. AIIMS, New Delhi
ii. PGIMER, Chandigarh
iii. JIPMER, Puducherry
iv. NIMHANS, Bengaluru
v. Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology,Trivandrum
No state government /private medical college/universities including the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh shall be conducting any separate entrance exam for admission to their MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses for the academic session 2018-2019.