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NEET PG 2018 Exam Analysis – Check all the details of NEET PG Exam Analysis Today. Check Paper review, overall and sectional analysis. The exam was held on 7th January 2018 in a single session. Check here NEET Exam Analysis of this year as well as last years’ and NEET Cutoff.

NEET PG Exam Analysis 2018

NBE NEET PG 2018 exam is over. The exam was on January 7, 2018, in a single session. NEET PG was a computer-based test (CBT) which was held in 128 exam centers.Get all the details here including NEET PG exam analysis 2018, number of good attempts, cut-offs. Analysis and review consist of question distribution, difficulty level, question paper review and comparison to old papers. Also know what could be cutoffs for 50th, 45th, and 40th percentile qualifying marks. You can share your exam experiences in comments below to add to review here.

NEET PG 2018 Exam Analysis

As per the NEET PG exam analysis, the exam was of easy to moderate level and questions were from the syllabus prescribed by MCI. During the exam analysis of NEET PG 2018, the questions from Pre-Clinical subjects were tougher than the other sections. Also, questions based on Anatomy and Physiology topics seemed complicated.Read the overall NEET PG Exam Analysis to prepare further as per the exam trends.

The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for Post Graduate courses (NEET PG) 2018 was conducted on Sunday, 7th January 2018 in an online mode (computer-based mode) in around 40 cities across the country by the National Board of Examinations (NBE).

What Students have to say about NEET PG 2018 Exam 7th January 2018?

As per some test takers, NEET PG turned out to be quite lengthy and those who had done a proper revision of the syllabus would have easily attempted the paper. Some students also mentioned that image-based questions, which help in checking the diagnosis skills of a candidate, were simpler.

Until last year, the NEET PG was conducted over a time period of 6-10 days in different slots. However, beginning 2018, NEET PG will be conducted in a single session at all test centers from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.

Let’s move to NEET PG Exam Analysis 2018 now.

NEET PG Exam Analysis 2018

The NEET PG 2018 exam consists of questions from the following subject areas as described below:

Subject Area

Number of Questions

Medicine, Dermatology, Venereology


Radiotherapy & Radiodiagnosis




Forensic Medicine


















Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, Anesthesia


Social and Preventive Medicine


Obstetrics & Gynaecology




The National Board of Examinations had also uploaded a demo-test on its official website to familiarise students/applicants with the NEET PG 2018 exam pattern well in advance.  

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NEET PG 2017 Exam Analysis

National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for PG courses (NEET PG) was conducted by the National Board of Examinations to screen candidates for their eligibility to admission to MS/MD level courses in the field of Medicine.

A total of 300 questions were asked in the NEET PG exam with all the Multiple Choice-type Questions (MCQs). Each correct answer added +1 mark while there was no negative marking for incorrect answers.

In 2016, the overall difficulty level of NEET PG was moderate. The ranking of the candidates who appeared for the exam was largely dependent on the questions asked from the preclinical subjects as they carried higher weightage in the exam.

Difficulty Level of NEET PG 2017

Level of Difficulty

Number of Questions







As per reports and reactions of the students and an overall analysis of the medical entrance exam, out of the 300 questions asked in the NEET PG 2016/2017 exam, about 90 were of higher difficulty level, 80 were moderate level while the remaining 130 questions were easy.

Number of Questions Asked from Each Topic/Subject Area: NEET PG Exam Analysis 

Subject Area

No. of Questions

Medicine, Dermatology & Venereology


Forensic Medicine, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry


10 each

Pathology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Social & Preventive Medicine


25 each

Pharmacology, Microbiology

20 each

Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Paediatrics


15 each

Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics


Radiotherapy & Radiodiagnosis


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NEET PG 2018 Expected Cut Offs

As per postgraduate medical education regulations, you need to score marks equivalent to marks at qualifying percentile to qualify NEET PG. Qualifying marks are different for each category.

Category Eligibility criteria
General 50th percentile
SC / ST / OBC including PWD of these 40th percentile
UR PWD 45th percentile

Such a situation happened last year. You can see below initial and revised qualifying cut offs of last year.

Category Qualifying criteria Cut off score out of 1500 Revised qualifying criteria Revised cut off score out of 1500 Significance
UR 50th percentile 705.9194 42.5th percentile 667.4111 Candidates scoring equal to or more than this cut-off score have been declared as qualified
SC / ST / OBC 40th percentile 655.1766 32.5th percentile 618.8969 ST/SC/OBC candidates scoring equal to or more than this cut-off score have been declared as qualified
PWD 45th percentile 680.0611 37.5th percentile 643.1009 UR-PH candidates scoring equal to or more than this cut-off score have been declared as qualified

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