NEET PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduate) is a national level examination conducted for admission to various MD/MS and PG certificate courses in India. The syllabus for the NEET PG examination is vast, and students preparing for the exam are advised to have a sound understanding of the syllabus. The Medical Council of India (MCI) is the authority that sets and updates the syllabus for NEET PG. In this article, we will discuss everything you need to know about NEET PG syllabus.
NEET PG Syllabus
The NEET PG exam consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs), and the syllabus is as follows:
Anatomy: Gross Anatomy, Embryology, Histology, and Medical Genetics.
Physiology: General Physiology, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Gastrointestinal System, Renal System, Endocrinology, Nervous System, and Musculoskeletal System.
Biochemistry: Carbohydrate Metabolism, Amino acid Metabolism, Metabolic Inter-Relationships, and Integration of Metabolism.
Pharmacology: General Pharmacology, Autonomic Nervous System, Cardiovascular System, Central Nervous System, Respiratory System, Gastrointestinal System, Endocrine Pharmacology, Chemotherapy, and Toxicology.
Microbiology: General Microbiology, Immunology, Systematic Bacteriology, Systematic Virology, and Systematic Mycology.
Pathology: General Pathology, Haematology, Systemic Pathology, and Clinical Pathology.
Forensic Medicine: Forensic Medicine.
Social and Preventive Medicine: Social Medicine and Community Health, Epidemiology, Health Administration and Planning, Nutrition, and Environmental Health.
Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics & Anaesthesia: General Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics, and Anaesthesia.
Radiodiagnosis & Radiotherapy: Radiology and Radiotherapy.
Dermatology & Venereology: Dermatology and Venereology.
Pediatrics: General Pediatrics.
Obstetrics & Gynaecology: Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
The syllabus for NEET PG is vast, and students must ensure that they cover all the topics mentioned above.
Important Topics to Cover
While preparing for NEET PG, students are often unsure which topics to focus on. Based on the previous year’s exams, the following topics are generally given more weightage in the exam.
Anatomy: Gross Anatomy of Upper Limb, Lower Limb, Head, and Neck.
Physiology: Physiology of Blood.
Biochemistry: Vitamins and Enzymes.
Pathology: Neoplasia, Immunopathology, and Cardiovascular Pathology.
Pharmacology: Autonomic Nervous System and Pharmacokinetics.
Microbiology: Bacteria and Antimicrobials.