NEET PG 2021 Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility for NEET PG 2021

  • Candidate must be an Indian citizen
  • 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 MCI or State Medical Council and have completed one year of internship or are likely to complete the internship on or before 31st March 2021, may apply for NEET-PG 2021 through online application system at Website


For All India 50% Quota Seats

  • Candidates who have studied/qualified MBBS from the state of Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for All India 50% Quota seats. However, the candidates who were nominated by Govt. 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 candidates must submit a duly signed affidavit declaring that he/she was nominated by Govt. of India (under central pool seats) to do MBBS from Medical College in Jammu & Kashmir


NEET PG 2020 Exam 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 Exam (Screening Test) which is conducted by National Board of Exams
  • 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 2021
  • Foreign Medical Graduates are required to bring their FMGE Pass certificate issued by NBE on their testing day


See: NEET PG 2021 Eligibility Criteria


Foreign Nationals in NEET PG 2021

  • 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 MCI 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
  • The cut-off date for completion of internship towards determination of eligibility for appearing in NEET-PG 2021 shall be 31st March 2021


Also see:

NEET PG Medical Entrance Exam Medical 2021 Notification and Dates

NEET PG 2021 Exam Pattern