The NEET PG syllabus covers subject areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by the Medical Council of India. It is important for a candidate to undergo NEET PG 2020 syllabus before starting their preparation.

The syllabus of NEET PG will give the candidate information about the subjects which he/she needs for preparing for the exam. NEET PG by word NBE(National Board of Examinations) does not prescribe syllabus, thus candidates can refer to the syllabus prescribed by the Medical Council of India.

The syllabus of NEET PG covers all the subjects studied in 4.5 years of MBBS course with 1-year internship training. The NEET PG 2020 syllabus covers topics from pre-clinical, para-clinical and clinical to MBBS courses.

NEET PG 2020 Exam Syllabus with marks distribution

Subjects

Subject wise weightage of questions

Subjects for Pre-Clinical

Anatomy17
Physiology17
Biochemistry16
Subjects for Para-Clinical
Pharmacology20
Microbiology20
Pathology25
Forensic Medicine10
Social and Preventive Medicine25
Clinical Subjects
Medicine Dermatology and Venereology45
Surgery, Orthopaedics and Anaesthesia, Radiodiagnosis45
Obstetrics and Gynaecology30
Paediatrics15
Ophthalmology10
ENT10
Total300

NEET PG 2020 Syllabus: Topics to be Covered for Pre-Clinical Subjects

NEET PG 2020 syllabus for Anatomy

  • General features of Muscle
  • Anatomical terminology
  • General features of Muscle
  • Anatomical terminology
  • General features of bones & Joints
  • General features of skin and fascia
  • General Features of lymphatic system
  • General features of the cardiovascular system
  • Introduction to the nervous system
  • Features of individual bones (Upper Limb)
  • Pectoral region
  • Arm & Cubital fossa
  • Axilla, Shoulder and Scapular region
  • Features of individual bones (Lower Limb)
  • Forearm & hand (General Features, Joints, radiographs & surface marking)
  • Gluteal region & back of thigh
  • Hip Joint
  • Front & Medial side of thigh
  • Knee joint, Anterolateral compartment of leg & dorsum of foot
  • Thoracic cage
  • Back of Leg & Sole ( Joints, General Features, radiographs & surface marking)
  • Heart & Pericardium
  • Mediastinum
  • Thorax
  • Skull Osteology
  • Face & parotid region
  • Lungs & Trachea
  • Scalp
  • Cranial cavity
  • Posterior triangle of neck
  • Anterior Triangle
  • Cavity of Nose
  • Orbit
  • Deep structures in the neck
  • Temporal and Infratemporal regions
  • Submandibular region
  • Mouth, Pharynx & Palate
  • Larynx
  • Organs of hearing and equilibrium
  • Tongue
  • Back Region
  • Eyeball
  • Head & neck Joints, Histology, Development, Radiography & Surface marking
  • Posterior abdominal wall
  • Anterior abdominal wall
  • Male external genitalia
  • Abdominal cavity
  • Perineum
  • Pelvic wall and viscera
  • Vertebral column
  • Osteology
  • Radiodiagnosis
  • Sectional Anatomy
  • Histology & Embryology
  • Surface marking
  • Meninges & CSF
  • Spinal Cord
  • Pons
  • Cerebellum
  • Medulla Oblongata
  • Midbrain
  • Cranial nerve nuclei & Cerebral hemispheres
  • Epithelium histology
  • Ventricular System
  • Muscle histology
  • Connective tissue histology
  • Nervous tissue histology
  • Blood Vessels
  • Glands & Lymphoid tissue
  • Integumentary System
  • Bone & Cartilage
  • Patterns of Inheritance
  • Chromosomes
  • Principle of Genetics, Chromosomal Aberrations & Clinical Genetics
  • Gametogenesis and fertilization
  • Introduction to embryology
  • 3rd to 8th week of development
  • Second week of development
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Fetal membranes
  • Ethics in Anatomy

Biochemistry syllabus for NEET PG 2020

  • Basic Biochemistry
  • Enzyme
  • Chemistry and Metabolism of Carbohydrates
  • Chemistry and Metabolism of Lipids
  • Chemistry and Metabolism of Proteins
  • Metabolism and homeostasis
  • Molecular biology
  • Nutrition
  • Extracellular Matrix
  • Oncogenesis and immunity
  • Biochemical Laboratory Tests

Physiology syllabus for NEET PG

  • Haematology
  • Nerve and Muscle Physiology
  • General Physiology
  • Gastro-intestinal Physiology
  • Respiratory Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology (CVS)
  • Endocrine Physiology
  • Integrated Physiology
  • Renal Physiology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Reproductive Physiology

NEET PG Syllabus for Para- Clinical Subjects

NEET PG 2020 syllabus for Pathology

  • Cell Injury and Adaptation
  • Introduction to Pathology
  • Amyloidosis
  • Inflammation
  • Healing and repair
  • Hemodynamic disorders
  • Neoplastic disorders
  • Basic diagnostic cytology
  • Immunopathology and AIDS
  • Infections and Infestations
  • Genetic and paediatric diseases
  • Environmental and nutritional diseases
  • Introduction to haematology
  • Microcytic anemia
  • Macrocytic anemia
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Leukocyte disorders
  • Lymph node and spleen
  • Plasma cell disorders
  • Hemorrhagic disorders
  • Blood banking and transfusion
  • Clinical Pathology (Tumors)
    • Gastrointestinal tract
    • Hepatobiliary system
    • Respiratory system
    • Cardiovascular system
    • Urinary Tract
    • Male Genital Tract
    • Female Genital Tract
    • Breast
    • Endocrine system
    • Bone and soft tissue
    • Skin
    • Central Nervous System
    • Eye

NEET PG 2020 Syllabus for Pharmacology

  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Basic principles of Pharmacology
  • Experimental Pharmacology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Communication

NEET PG 2020 syllabus for Microbiology

  • Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system
  • CVS and Blood
  • General Microbiology and Immunity
  • Musculoskeletal system skin and soft tissue infections
  • Respiratory tract infections
  • Central Nervous System infections
  • Zoonotic diseases and miscellaneous
  • Genitourinary & Sexually transmitted infections

NEET PG Courses for Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

  • Forensic Pathology
  • Clinical Forensic Medicine
  • General Information
  • Medical Jurisprudence (Medical Law and ethics)
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Chemical Toxicology
  • Pharmaceutical Toxicology
  • Biotoxicology
  • Forensic Laboratory investigation in medical legal practice
  • Emerging technologies in Forensic Medicine
  • General Toxicology
  • Sociomedical Toxicology
  • Skills in Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
  • Environmental Toxicology

NEET PG syllabus for Preventive and Social Medicine

  • Concept of Health and Disease
  • Relationship of social and behavioural to health and disease
  • Environmental Health Problems
  • Principles of health promotion and education
  • Nutrition
  • Basic statistics and its applications
  • Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology of communicable and non- communicable diseases
  • Demography and vital statistics
  • Reproductive maternal and child health
  • Occupational Health
  • Geriatric services
  • Disaster Management
  • Hospital waste management
  • Mental Health
  • Health planning and management
  • Health care of the community
  • International Health
  • Essential Medicine
  • Recent advances in Community Medicine
 
 

NEET PG Syllabus 2020: Topics to be  Read for Clinical Subjects

NEET PG syllabus for Orthopaedics

  • Musculoskeletal Infection
  • Skeletal Tuberculosis
  • Skeletal Trauma, Poly trauma
  • Fractures
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis and associated inflammatory disorders
  • Metabolic bone disorders
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Bone Tumors
  • Degenerative disorders
  • Congenital lesions
  • Procedural Skills
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
  • Counselling Skills

NEET PG syllabus for ENT

  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic procedures in ENT
  • Anatomy and Physiology of ear, nose, throat, head & neck
  • Clinical Skills
  • Management of diseases of ear, nose & throat

NEET PG syllabus for Surgery

  • Blood and blood components
  • Burns
  • Metabolic response to injury
  • Shock
  • Surgical infections
  • Wound healing and wound care
  • Surgical Audit and Research
  • Investigation of surgical patient
  • Pre, intra and post-operative management
  • Ethics
  • Anaesthesia and pain management
  • Transplantation
  • Basic Surgical Skills
  • Nutrition and fluid therapy
  • Biohazard disposal
  • Skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • Minimally invasive General Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Disorders of salivary glands
  • Developmental anomalies of face, mouth and jaws
  • Oropharyngeal cancer
  • Endocrine General Surgery:
    1. Adrenal glands
    2. Thyroid and parathyroid
    3. Pancreas
  • Breast
  • Cardio-thoracic General Surgery- Chest – Heart and Lungs
  • Vascular disease
  • Abdomen
  • Urinary System
  • Penis, Testis and scrotum

NEET PG syllabus for Ophthalmology

  • Lids and Adnexa, Orbit
  • Conjunctiva
  • Corneas
  • Sclera
  • Lens
  • Iris and Anterior chamber
  • Retina & optic Nerve

NEET PG syllabus for Medicine

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction/ IHD
  • Pneumonia
  • Fever and febrile syndromes
  • Heart Failure
  • Liver disease
  • Hypertension
  • HIV
  • Rheumatologic problems
  • Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic renal failure
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Obesity
  • GI bleeding
  • Diarrheal disorder
  • Headache
  • Anemia
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Common malignancies
  • Cerebrovascular accident
  • Movement disorders
  • Envenomation
  • Poisoning
  • Mineral, Fluid Electrolyte and Acid base Disorder
  • Nutritional and Vitamin Deficiencies
  • Geriatrics
  • Miscellaneous Infections (e.g. Leptospirosis, Rabies, Tetanus)
  • The role of the physician in the community

 Gynaecology & Obstetrics Syllabus for NEET PG

  • Anatomy of the female reproductive tract (Basic anatomy and embryology)
  • Demographic and Vital Statistics
  • Physiology of conception
  • Preconception counselling
  • Development of the fetus and the placenta
  • Diagnosis of pregnancy
  • Maternal Changes in pregnancy
  • Antenatal Care
  • Complications in early pregnancy
  • Antepartum haemorrhage
  • Medical Disorders in pregnancy
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Labour
  • Operative obstetrics
  • Complications of the third stage
  • Abnormal Lie and Presentation; Maternal Pelvis
  • Care of the new born
  • Normal and abnormal puerperium
  • Lactation
  • Contraception
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Medical termination of pregnancy
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Amenorrhea
  • Normal and abnormal puberty
  • Genital injuries and fistulae
  • Infertility
  • Uterine fibroids
  • PCOS and hirsutism
  • Uterine prolapse
  • Genital infections
  • Menopause
  • Benign and malignant diseases of the uterus and the ovaries
  • Benign, Pre-malignant (CIN) and Malignant Lesions of the Cervix

NEET PG 2020 syllabus for Paediatrics

  • Common problems related to Growth
  • Normal Growth and Development
  • Common problems related to behavior
  • Adolescent Health & common problems related to Adolescent Health
  • Common problems related to Development -1 (Developmental delay , Cerebral palsy)
  • Common problems related to Development-2 (Scholastic backwardness, Learning Disabilities , Autism , ADHD)
  • Complementary Feeding
  • Normal nutrition, assessment and monitoring
  • To promote and support optimal Breast feeding for Infants
  • Provide nutritional support , assessment and monitoring for common nutritional problems
  • Obesity in children
  • Micronutrients in Health and disease -2: Iron, Iodine, Calcium, Magnesium
  • Micronutrients in Health and disease-1 (Vitamins ADEK, B Complex and C)
  • Toxic elements and free radicals and oxygen toxicity
  • Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood illnesses (IMNCI) Guideline
  • The National Health programs: NHM
  • The National Health Programs: RCH
  • National Programs, RCH – Universal Immunizations program
  • Genito-Urinary system
  • Care of the Normal New born, and High risk New born
  • Approach to and recognition of a child with possible Rheumatologic problem
  • Cardiovascular system- Heart Diseases
  • Malabsorption
  • Diarrhoeal diseases and Dehydration
  • Acute and chronic liver disorders
  • Pediatric Emergencies – Common Pediatric Emergencies
  • Respiratory system
  • Systemic Pediatrics-Central Nervous system
  • Anemia and other Hemato-oncologic disorders in children
  • Chromosomal Abnormalities
  • Allergic Rhinitis , Atopic Dermatitis, Bronchial Asthma , Urticaria Angioedema
  • Endocrinology
  • Vaccine preventable Diseases – Tuberculosis

NEET PG syllabus for Psychiatry

  • Introduction to psychiatry
  • Psychotic disorders (e.g. alcohol and substance abuse disorders, schizophrenia)
  • Doctor patient relationship
  • Mental health
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Somatoform disorders
  • Psychiatric disorders in childhood and adolescence
  • Psychosexual and gender identity disorders
  • Psychiatric disorders in the elderly
  • Stress related disorders
  • Psychosomatic disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Mental retardation
  • Therapeutics
  • Psychiatric emergencies
NEET PG syllabus for Dermatology
  • Vitiligo
  • Papulosquamous disorders
  • Acne
  • Scabies
  • Pediculosis
  • Lichen Planus
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • HIV
  • Fungal Infections
  • Viral infections
  • Leprosy
  • Vesicubullous Lesions
  • Urticaria Angioedema
  • Dermatitis and Eczema
  • Pyoderma
  • Systemic diseases and skin
  • Collagen Vascular disease
  • Nutritional Deficiencies and Skin
NEET PG syllabus for Radiology

Radiology is a fascinating and demanding subject. The variety of the subject requires a paramount skill and excellent memorization power that proves to be subtle.

It carries a heavy load in the NEET PG entrance exam, thus radiology preparation without a sound strategy can be a daunting task. Radiological investigations and Radiation safety

Important Topics for Radiology NEET-PG 2020 -2021

Important topics for General Radiology

  • History of X-Ray, CT, MRI, and USG
  • Radiation Dose
  • Principles of USG, CT, and MRI
  • Methods of X-Ray Production
  • Components of X-Ray Tube
  • DSA
  • Radiation Protection
Important topics for Systemic Radiology
1. Respiratory –
  • Pathological Conditions Like Pneumonia, ARDS, Abscess
  • TB
  • Normal Chest Ray
  • Lung Carcinoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Empyema
  • Aspergillosis
  • COPD
  • Hydatid lung
  • Pneumothorax

2.  Cardiac –

  • CHD
  • Chamber Enlargement

3. GIT –

  • Achalasia Cardia
  • Ca Oesophagus
  • TB
  • Crohn’s vs. UC
  • Hiatus Hernia
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Zenker’s Diverticulum
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Ca Stomach
  • Intussusception
  • Volvulus
  • Hirschsprung Disease
  • CHPS
  • Colorectal Ca

4. Osteology –

  • Osteomyelitis
  • Bone Tumor
  • Skeletal Dysplasia
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Fractures

5. Neck, Head, and Brain –

  • CT and MRI of Brain Tumor
  • Fracture Skull
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • TB
  • Arachnoid Cyst Vs Epidermoid Cyst
  • Neurocysticercosis
  • Stroke
  • Arnold Chiari Malformations

6. Mammography – 

NEET PG syllabus for Radiotherapy

  • Radiation Protection
  • Principles of Radiation Oncology (Radiotherapy)
  • Radiobiology & Chemoradiation
  • Cancer Prevention & Registries
  • Radiation Treatment Delivery & outcome
NEET PG syllabus for Anaesthesia
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Anaesthesiology as a specialty
  • Preoperative evaluation and medication
  • Regional anesthesia
  • Post-anaesthesia recovery
  • General Anaesthesia
  • Intensive Care Management
  • Fluids
  • Pain and its management
  • Patient safety

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