NEET PG Eligibility Criteria
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NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2019, Qualification, Age Limit

Eligibility Criteria for NEET PG 2019

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria 2019: Applicants in possession of MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate recognized as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possess permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the Medical Council of India or State Medical Council and have completed one year of internship or are likely to complete the internship on or before 31st March 2019, may apply for NEET PG 2019 through online application system at website

Eligibility Criteria for All India 50% Quota Seats

The eligibility criteria for All India 50% quota seats is as per above mentioned.

Applicants who have studied/qualified MBBS from the state of Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for All India 50% Quota seats. However, the Applicants who were nominated by the Government of India (under central pool seats) to do MBBS from Medical Colleges in Jammu & Kashmir shall be eligible for All India 50% quota seats. Such Applicants must submit a duly signed affidavit declaring that he/she was nominated by the Government of India (under central pool seats) to do MBBS from Medical College in Jammu & Kashmir. The affidavit is to be sent to the following address along with the print out of the acknowledgement of online application form for NEET PG 2019 latest by 30th November 2018.

Deputy Director (Examinations)
National Board of Examinations,
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar,
Mahatma Gandhi Marg, (Ring Road), New Delhi-110029

Applicants who have done their MBBS from Jammu & Kashmir but fail to submit the affidavit as indicated above will not be considered for participation in All India 50% quota counseling.

Check out NEET PG 2019 Application Form

Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Medical Graduates

Indian citizens or overseas citizens of India who have obtained their Primary Medical Qualifications from Medical Colleges outside India should have qualified the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (Screening Test) which is conducted by National Board of Examinations. Further, they should have been registered with MCI/SMC and should have completed their internship or likely to complete their internship on or before 31st March 2019.

Foreign Medical Graduates are required to bring their FMGE Pass certificate issued by NBE on their testing day.

Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Nationals in NEET PG 2019

It is not mandatory for foreign nationals to have temporary registration with MCI at the time of writing NEET PG. Foreign Nationals can write NEET-PG without MCI registration. The Medical Council of India may, on payment of the prescribed fee for registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the Post Graduate course limited to the medical college/institution to which he/she is admitted for the time being exclusively for pursuing postgraduate studies. Provided further that temporary registration to such foreign national shall be subject to the condition that such person is duly registered with appropriate registering authority in his own country where from he has obtained his Basic Medical qualification, and is duly recognized by the corresponding Medical Council or concerned authority.”

Applicants found to be ineligible at any stage of NEET PG 2019 will not be permitted to appear in the examination and/or counseling. In an unlikely event of any ineligible Applicant appearing and/or being successful in the NEET PG 2019, the results/ candidature of such Applicant shall be cancelled and/or are deemed to be cancelled.

Requests for appearing in NEET PG 2019 from Applicants completing internship after 31st March 2019 or having qualifications that are not recognized as per IMC Act shall be summarily rejected. Applicants are further advised not to canvass for the same.

The cutoff date for completion of internship towards determination of eligibility for appearing in NEET-PG 2019 shall be 31st March 2019.

Appearing in NEET-PG does not confer any automatic rights upon the Applicant for admission at medical institute /college for MD/MS or PG Diploma Courses.

The dates indicated by Applicants with regard to 12 months Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship in the application form (i.e. internship starting and completion date) shall be treated as final and Applicants will be required to submit the original Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship completion certificate at the time of admission in allotted Medical College/Institute.

The cut off dates for the recognition of the Medical Colleges, from where the Applicants have passed their MBBS Degree Course and completed compulsory rotatory Internship for the year 2019 will be as prescribed by MCI. The Colleges recognized after the cut- off date prescribed by MCI will not be considered.

Registration with M.C.I./State Medical Council is necessary and its documentary proof should be furnished by the Applicants on the day of examination and at the time of counseling/admission.

Some of the Universities/Institutions are having regulations that Applicants who are already pursuing the PG Course in their University or in another University are not eligible for admission till they complete the course. The Applicants who are already pursuing PG Courses either through All India Quota or State Quota and are applying for a seat under All India Quota/State quota seats may confirm the eligibility conditions of that University in this regard. NBE/MCC/MoHFW shall not be responsible if such Applicants are refused for admission. Such Applicants may opt for the subject and the college at their own risk and cost.

Applicant can submit his/her online application form and appear for NEET-PG 2019 only once for admission to the academic year 2019-2020. Applicants submitting multiple application form will not be allowed to appear in NEET-PG.

The definition of NRI for admission to deemed university shall be as per Hon’ble Supreme Court order dated 22/08/2017 in WP 689/2017.

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