ELIGIBILITY CRITERIAFOR NEET-PG 2018
1 (A) Candidates 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 31 March 2018, may
apply for NEET-PG2018 through online application system at websitewww.nbe.edu.in
(B) ELIGIBILITY CRITERIAFOR ALLINDIA 50% QUOTA SEATS
Candidates who have studied/qualified MBBS from the states of Andhra Pradesh*,
Telangana*and Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for All India 50% Quota seats.
However, the candidates who were nominated by the Government of India (under
central pool seats) to do MBBS from Medical Colleges in Andhra
Pradesh*and Jammu & Kashmir shall be eligible for All India 50% quota seats. Such
Candidates 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
Colleges in Andhra Pradesh*, Telangana* and 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 2018 latest by 30th November 2017.
*PG seats of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are likely to be included in 50% All India
Quota Seats 2018 subject to confirmation by the respective State Governments to MoHFW,
Govt. of India.
(C) ELIGIBILITY CRITIERIAFOR FOREIGN MEDICALGRADUATES
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 31.03.2018.
Foreign Medical Graduates are required to bring their FMGE Pass certificate issued
by NBE on their testing day.
Note : Possession/Use of Mobile Phones/Electronic Devices is strictly prohibited in the premises of NBE Examination
Centres. Candidates Shall be liable for penal action for Possession/Use of Mobile Phones/Electronic Devices
(D) ELIGIBILITY CRITERIAFOR FOREIGN NATIONALS IN NEET-PG 2018.
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.”
- 2. Candidates found to be ineligible at any stage of NEET-PG 2018 will not be permitted
to appear in the examination and/or counseling. In an unlikely event of any ineligible
candidate appearing and/or being successful in the NEET-PG 2018, the results/
candidature of such candidate shall be cancelled and/or are deemed to be cancelled.
- 3. Requests for appearing in NEET-PG 2018 from candidates completing internship after
31st March 2018 or having qualifications that are not recognized as per IMC Act shall be
summarily rejected. Candidates 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 2018 shall be 31.03.2018.
- 4. Registration and /or appearance in do not confer any automatic rights upon the candidate
For admission at medical institute/college for MD/MS or PG Diploma Courses.
- 5. The dates indicated by candidates 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 candidates will be required to submit the original
Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship completion certificate at the time of
admission in allotted Medical College/Institute.
- 6. The cut off dates for the recognition of the Medical Colleges, from where the
candidates have passed their MBBS Degree Course and completed compulsory
rotatory Internship for the year 2017 will be as prescribed by MCI. The Colleges
recognized after the cut- off date prescribed by MCI will not be considered.
- 7. Registration with M.C.I./State Medical Council is necessary and its documentary
proof should be furnished by the candidates on the day of examination and at the time
- 8. Some of the Universities/Institutions are having regulations that candidates 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 candidates 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 candidates are refused for admission. Such candidates may opt
for the subject and the college at their own risk and cost.
Note : Possession/Use of Mobile Phones/Electronic Devices is strictly prohibited in the premises of NBE Examination Centers. Candidates shall be liable for penal action for Possession/Use of Mobile Phones/Electronic Devices
- 9. A candidate can submit his/her online application form and appear for NEET-PG
2018 only once for admission to the academic year 2018-2019. Candidates
submitting multiple application form will not be allowed to appear in NEET-PG.
- 10. Every student, selected for admission to a Post Graduate medical course in any of the
medical institutions on acquiring MBBS Degree or an equivalent qualification thereto
shall have obtained permanent registration with the Medical Council of India, or any
of the State Medical Council(s) or shall obtain the same within a period of one month
from the date of his/her admission, failing which his/her admission shall stand
cancelled. Provided that in the case of a foreign national, 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