NEET PG Syllabus 2021 - Download NEET PG Latest Subject Wise Syllabus PDF, Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme Here

NEET PG Syllabus 2021 - The National Board of Education (NBE) has clearly stated that the NEET PG Syllabus 2021 is based on the subjects/knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by the Medical Council of India.  A candidate required to go through the program of NEET PG 2021 before starting his/ her preparation. The NEET PG 2021 Syllabus will contain topics asked and subject-wise weightage. NEET PG 2021 Syllabus will be prepared based on the Pre-Clinical, Clinical and Para-Clinical subjects taught in the MBBS curriculum. NEET PG 2021 Syllabus will give the test taker an idea of the topics that he/she needs to prepare for the examination. Read the complete page to know the NEET PG 2021 Syllabus.

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NEET PG Syllabus 2021 - Download NEET PG Latest Subject Wise Syllabus PDF, Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme Here

NEET PG Syllabus 2021 - Download NEET PG Latest Subject Wise Syllabus PDF, Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme Here

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New Update on 17-05-2021: NEET PG Syllabus 2021 - The National Board of Education (NBE) has clearly stated that the syllabus of NEET PG is based on the “subjects/knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by Medical Council of India. The complete document for the same is available on this page below. With the help of the NEET PG Syllabus 2021, candidates will have an idea of questions with more weightage and will help them during preparations. candidates can check the complete details about the NEET PG Syllabus 2021.

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NEET PG Syllabus 2021 Check out Three Phases - Part A, B, and C.

Phase I - Pre-clinical subjects

  • Anatomy

  • Physiology

  • Biochemistry

Phase II - Para-clinical subjects

  • Pathology

  • Pharmacology

  • Microbiology

  • Forensic Medicine

  • Social and preventive medicine

Phase III - Clinical subjects

  • General Medicine including dermatology, venerelogy, and psychiatry

  • General surgery including orthopedics, anaesthesia, and radio diagnosis

  • Obstetrics and gynaecology

  • Paediatrics

  • ENT

  • Ophthalmology

NEET PG Syllabus 2021 subject-wise distribution of questions

There are a total of 14 different subjects, from which questions are asked in the postgraduate entrance exam - NEET PG. For smart preparation of the NEET PG 2021 exam it is important for candidates to get an idea on the number of questions asked from each subject and prepare accordingly. The table below gives an overview of the subject wise distribution of questions as released by the NBE in NEET PG 2020 brochure.

NEET PG subject-wise distribution of questions

NEET PG Syllabus 2021 Subject

NEET PG Syllabus 2021 Number of questions in NEET PG

Phase I - Pre-clinical subjects







Phase II - Para-clinical subjects







Forensic Medicine


Social and preventive medicine


Phase III - Clinical subjects

General Medicine including dermatology, venerelogy, and psychiatry


General surgery including orthopedics, anaesthesia, and radio diagnosis


Obstetrics and gynaecology








Total number of questions in NEET PG

300 questions

NEET PG exam pattern 2021

Being familiar with the NEET PG 2021 exam pattern is also a prerequisite for cracking the NEET PG entrance exam. Candidates go through the provided key highlights of the NEET PG exam pattern 2021.

NEET PG exam pattern



Duration of NEET PG 2021 exam

3 hours 30 minutes

Mode of Exam

Computer based mode

Medium of Exam


Number of questions

300 questions

Types of questions

Objective / MCQ

NEET PG Syllabus 2021-overview

NEET PG(National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate), also referred to as Common Entrance Test (CET), is the common entrance exam to pursue postgraduate medical courses offered in government, private, deemed, and central universities across India. The following Syllabus can check the Student to prepare for the NEET PG Entrance Exam 2020.

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Forensic Medicine

Social and Preventive Medicine

Medicine Dermatology and Venereology

Surgery, Orthopaedics, and Anaesthesia,


Obstetrics and Gynaecology




Syllabus for Pathology(NEET PG 2021)

  • Cell injury, Cell death and adaptations, Acute and chronic inflammation, Tissue Repair, Regeneration, Healing and Fibrosis, Hemodynamic Disorders, thrombosis and shock, Diseases of the immune system Neoplasia.
  • Genetic and Pediatric Diseases, Environmental and Nutritional Diseases, General pathology of infectious Diseases, Blood vessels, Heart, Hematopoietic and lymphoid systems, lung, kidney, and collecting system.
  • The oral cavity and Gastrointestinal tract, The Liver, Gallbladder, and Biliary tract, The pancreas, The male genital system, The female genital system and breast, The Endocrine system, The musculoskeletal system, The skin, The nervous system, Miscellaneous Topics

Syllabus for Pharmacology(NEET PG 2021)

  • General Pharmacological Principles, Drugs acting on the Autonomic Nervous system, Autacoids, and Related Drugs, Respiratory and Related Drugs, Hormones, and Related Drugs.
  • Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System, Cardiovascular Drugs, Drugs Acting on the kidney, Drugs Affecting Blood and Blood formation, Gastrointestinal Drugs, Antimicrobial Drugs, Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases, Miscellaneous Drugs.

Syllabus for Biochemistry (NEET PG 2021)

  1. Structures and functions of proteins and Enzymes, Bioenergetics, metabolism of Carbohydrate and lipids, Metabolism of proteins and amino acids, and structures.
  2. Function and replication of informational macromolecules, Biochemistry of extracellular and intracellular communication, Nutrition, Digestion and Absorption, Vitamins and minerals, Intracellular traffic, and sorting of proteins, Glycoproteins, Extracellular matrix.
  3. Muscles and the cytoskeleton, Plasma proteins and immunoglobulins, Homeostasis and thrombosis, Red and white blood cells, Metabolism of xenobiotics, The Human genome project, Miscellaneous Topics.

Syllabus for Microbiology(NEET PG 2021)

  • Methods and Techniques
  • Immunology
  • Bacteriology
  • Virology
  • Mycology
  • Miscellaneous Topics

Syllabus for Orthopaedics(NEET PG 2021)

  • Fractures and Injuries
  • Infections of bones and joints
  • Bone tumors
  • Back pain
  • Degenerative and metabolic bone disease
  • Miscellaneous Bone diseases

Syllabus-Preventive and Social Medicine

  • Towards health for all, Concept of Health and Diseases, Principles of Epidemiology and Epidemiologic Methods, Screening for Disease, Epidemiology of infectious diseases.
  • Epidemiology of chronic Non-Communicable Diseases and Conditions, Health programs in India, Demography and Family planning, Preventive Medicine in Obstetrics Pediatrics and Geriatrics, Nutrition & Health, Social Sciences, and Health.
  • Environment and Health, Hospital waste Management, Disaster Management, Occupational Health, Genetics and Health, Mental Health, Health Information, and Basic Medical Statistics, Communication for Health.
  • Education, Health Planning and Management, Health care of the community, International Health, Miscellaneous Topics

Syllabus for ENT

  • Diseases of Ear, Diseases of Nose and Paranasal Sinuses, Diseases of the oral cavity and salivary Glands, Diseases of the pharynx, Diseases of Larynx and trachea.
  • Diseases of Oesophagus, Recent advances, Clinical methods in ENT and Neck masses, Operative surgery, Miscellaneous Topics.

Syllabus for Anatomy

  • The thorax
  • The Abdomen
  • The Pelvis
  • The perineum
  • The upper limb/lower limb
  • The Head and Neck
  • The Back
  • Miscellaneous Topics.

Syllabus -Surgery

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Urogenital Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Hernia, Umbilicus, and Abdominal wall Cardiothoracic Surgery.
  • Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Transplantation and oncology, Head Injury, Miscellaneous Topics.

Syllabus- Ophthalmology

  • Anatomy and development of the eye, Clinical methods in ophthalmology, Optics and refraction, Disease of the conjunctiva, Disease of the cornea, Disease of the sclera,
  • The disease of the Uveal tract, Disease of the lens, Glaucoma, Disease of the vitreous, Disease of the Retina, Vision, and neuro-ophthalmology, Strabismus and Nystagmus, Disease of the lids.
  • The disease of the lacrimal apparatus, Disease of the orbit, Ocular injuries, Basic principles of ocular therapy, Systemic ophthalmology, Community Ophthalmology, Miscellaneous Topics

Syllabus - Medicine

  • Infectious diseases, tropical Medicine, and sexually transmitted infections, Cell, and molecular biology and genetic disorders, Clinical immunology, Nutrition, Gastrointestinal Disease, Liver.
  • Biliary tract and pancreatic Disease, Haematological Disease, Medical oncology including hematological malignancy, Rheumatology and bone disease, Renal Disease, Water electrolyte, and acid-base balance, Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Respiratory Disease, Intensive care medicine, Drug therapy, and Poisoning, Environmental Medicine, Endocrine disease, Diabetes Mellitus & other metabolic disorders, Neurological Diseases, Miscellaneous Topics.

Syllabus- Gynaecology

  • Diseases & Injury to the female genital tract, Conception, Birth control and MTP, Trophoblastic diseases, Ectopic gestation, and menstruation disorders.
  • Tumors and its therapy, PID, Chronic pelvic pain, Endometriosis, Miscellaneous Topics

Syllabus for Obstetrics

  • Healthy Pregnancy, Complications of pregnancy, Medical and surgical illness is complicating Pregnancy Pre-term labor, PROM, Post maturity, IUD, Malposition.
  • Mal presentation, Cord prolapse, prolonged labor, obstructed labor, Diseases of Foetus and new-born, Operative Obstetrics, Special topics in obstetrics, Miscellaneous Topics.

Syllabus- Forensic Medicine

  • Medical Jurisprudence
  • Autopsy
  • Death
  • Post mortem changes
  • Injuries and wounds
  • Thermal death
  • Starvation
  • Mechanical Asphyxia
  • Sexual offenses and Abortion
  • Poisoning
  • Psychotropic drugs
  • Asphyxiants
  • Miscellaneous Topics.

Syllabus- Paediatrics

  • Growth and development, Disorders of growth and development, Adolescent health and development, Fluids and electrolytes, Nutrition, and macronutrient disorders.
  • Micronutrient in health & Disease, New-born infants, Immunity and Immunization, Infectious diseases, Common protozoal & Helminthic infections, Diseases of Gastrointestinal system and liver, Haematological disorders, Disease of Ear nose and throat.
  • Respiratory System, Disorders of the Cardiovascular system, Disorders of the Kidney and urinary tract, Endocrine and Metabolic disorders, Neuromuscular disorders, Malignancy in childhood, Collagen Vascular Disorders, Genetic disorders, Inborn errors of metabolism.
  • Ophthalmology, Ocular manifestations of systemic disorders common skin disorders and leprosy, Poisoning and Accidents, Pediatric critical care, Practical Procedures, Rational drug therapy, Integrated management of childhood illness, Miscellaneous Topics.

Syllabus- Psychiatry

  1. Cognitive disorders, Schizophrenia, Mood disorders, Anxiety disorders, Adjustment disorders, Somatoform disorders.
  2. Sexual disorders, Eating, Sleep, and Personality disorder, Impulse control disorders, Miscellaneous Topics


  1. Disorders of Pigmentation, Allergic disorders, Papulosquamous disorders, Papulo vesicular disorders.
  2. Systemic disorders with Cutaneous features, Leprosy, Fungal infections, Scabies, Pediculosis, STD, Malignant Skin disease, Miscellaneous Topics

Syllabus- Radiology

  1. Physics and Technique
  2. Diagnostic features and signs
  3. Systemic Radiology
  4. Miscellaneous Topics.

Syllabus for Radiotherapy

  1. Radiotherapy
  2. Chemotherapy
  3. Nuclear medicine
  4. Miscellaneous Topics.

Syllabus for Physiology

  • Digestion and Absorption
  • Respiration
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Nervous System
  • Excretion
  • Endocrine System
  • Sensory organs
  • Muscles
  • Miscellaneous Topics.

Syllabus for Anaesthesia

  • General Anaesthesia
  • Regional Anaesthesia
  • Drugs used for Anaesthesia
  • Anesthesia in coexisting diseases
  • Critical Care, Miscellaneous Topics.
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NEET 2022 Syllabus 2021 - FAQ

1. Who prepares NEET PG syllabus 2021?    

National Medical Commission (NMC) releases syllabus of NEET PG 2021 on the basis of MBBS curriculum.

2. What is NEET PG syllabus?    

NEET PG 2021 syllabus is the list of topics which will be asked in the entrance exam.

3. Is NEET PG held twice a year?  

No, NEET PG exam is conducted once a year.

4. Which subject in NEET PG syllabus contains maximum and minimum weightage?    

As per the NEET PG syllabus in the brochure, General Medicine (Dermatology, Venereology, Psychiatry) and General Surgery (Orthopedics, Anaesthesia, Radio Diagnosis) contain 45 questions, while Forensic Medicine, ENT, Paediatrics and Ophthalmology contain only 10 questions.

5. Who conducts NEET PG  

NEET PG is conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE).

6. What will be the exam timing for NEET PG 2021?  

NEET PG 2021 will bein at 3.30 pm and conclude at 7 pm. The total duration of the examination is 210 minutes.

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