AIPGMEE 2021 (NEET): Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Admit Card and Result

Last Modified on : 12 Jan 2022


Medical science has proved to be a boon for mankind. Through it, medical aspirants aim to become well-qualified doctors to cope with fatal diseases. AIPGMEE (All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination) is one of the toughest examinations in the country, passing which aspirants become postgraduate doctors in their respective specializations. The exam has been replaced by the NEET PG exam which is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). Candidates interested in taking admission to MS/ MD/ PG Diploma courses must apply for NEET PG. Know about the exam in detail including its important dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern etc. here.

The NBE (National Board of Examinations) was set up by the Government of India in 1975, with an objective to improve the quality of medical education in India. The NBE was given the responsibility to conduct NEET PG for admission into the MD/MS/Diploma course in the medical colleges of all states of India (except Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Telangana).

Admission to UG level courses is also done through the NEET UG exam. Here is a list of all exams which have been replaced by NEET.

  • Aligarh Muslim University (Medical)
  • Manipal PMT
  • Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET) (Medical)
  • CMC Ludhiana
  • CMC Vellore
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS) exam
  • COMEDK (Medical)
  • UP Combined Medical Entrance Test (UPCMET)
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth Common Entrance Test (BVP CET) (Medical)
  • Madhya Pradesh Dental and Medical Test (MP DMAT)
  • DPMT
  • And other state-level medical entrance exams.

Check complete information on NEET Entrance Exam here.

AIPGMEE Exam 2021 Important Dates

As mentioned above, the exam has been replaced by NEET PG. So, here we are providing the scheduled for the NEET PG 2021 exam:

AIPGMEE 2021 (NEET) Events


Date for Application Form Filling

23rd February 2021

Last Date for filling Application Form

15th March 2021

Releasing date of Admit Card

12th April 2021

Exam date of AIPGMEE

18th April 2021

Declaration of result

By 31st May 2021

Counselling begins

To be announced

AIPGMEE Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

AIPGMEE Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

AIPGMEE 2021 Exam Pattern

As the exam has been replaced by NEET-PG, the exam pattern for the same is as under:

The exam will consist of 200 MCQs. There will be negative marking in the exam where 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. Here are the details for the exam:

Exam Events


Exam Mode


Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Number of Questions


Language of Question Paper


Exam Duration

Three and a half hours


One session on a single day

Negative Marking

1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer

AIPGMEE 2021 Syllabus

The NEET PG syllabus has been issued by MCI. Candidates can download the syllabus from the official MCI website.

AIPGMEE Exam 2021 Eligibility

Candidates are advised to check the eligibility clearly before filling the NEET -PG application form.

  • The candidate must be an Indian national.
  • He or she must have an MBBS degree from a recognised medical institute.
  • Must have completed a one-year internship. Those who are still pursuing their internship are also eligible for the NEET PG exam.
  • There is no age limit for the NEET PG exam.

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AIPGMEE Exam 2021 Application Process

The application process for the NEET-PG exam is online. Here are the steps for filing the application form.

Application Form: How to apply?

Candidates are required to fill the AIPGMEE/ NEET-PG 2021 application form through NBE’s official website. The process of filling the form has started on 23rd February 2021. The steps on how to fill the application form include the following:

  • Refer to the official website of NBE (National Board of Examinations).
  • Click on the ‘NEET-PG’ button.
  • Click on the ‘Apply for the Application form’ link.
  • Create a student account and log in.
  • Fill in the application form with all the details including name, father’s name, mother’s name, spouse’s name, educational qualification etc.
  • Upload the scanned signature, photography and other important documents.
  • Pay the fee through net banking/Debit card/Credit card.
  • Go through the application form to check whether you have made any mistakes whatsoever and click the Submit button.
  • Get the acknowledgement slip for further use.

Fee Structure

The NEET-PG fee for the General and OBC category candidates is ₹ 5,015 and for the SC, ST, and PwD candidates, it is ₹ 3,835.

Other Details

AIPGMEE Exam Admit Card

  • It was made available to candidates from 12th April 2021 onwards through online mode.
  • Candidates should take the printout of their admit cards from the official website by downloading and paste a photograph on it. While coming to the examination centre, they must bring it along with any valid photo ID proof.
  • Candidates should bear in mind that they must bring admit cards to the examination centre. Without it, they will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

AIPGMEE Result/ Merit List/ Cut Off

The NEET-PG result will be released online by 31st May 2021. Candidates can download the result using their application number and password. The result, scorecard, and merit list will be released online on the official website.

For getting admission into PG courses, General category candidates have to obtain at least 50%. GEN-PH candidates have to score 40% marks and SC/ST/OBC/SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH have to score 40% marks.

AIPGMEE Counselling

Candidates who make it to the merit list are allowed to appear for the counselling process as per their ranks. Candidates must fill in the choices for course and colleges and submit the same for the seat allotment process. Seats will be allotted as per the rank, preference filled by candidates, and seat availability.

Documents to be brought at the time of counselling

  • 10th mark sheet and its certificate
  • 12th mark sheet and its certificate
  • Category certificates (if needed)
  • Graduation mark sheet and its certificate
  • Transfer certificates
  • Latest passport size photographs
  • NEET PG 2021 Admit Card and Rank Card
  • Counselling call letter

Important points to bear in mind

  • NBE (National Board of Examinations) will conduct the NEET-PG 2021 exam.
  • The process of registration will be carried out through online mode only.
  • Candidates are not allowed to apply through offline mode for this examination.
  • If candidates fail to take the examination then under this case, their fees will not be refunded. (AIPGMEE)
  • Candidates are allowed to make corrections in case they made any mistakes while filling the form, by logging back to the official website of NEET-PG.
  • The application forms were made available in February 2021.
  • Candidates will be allowed to take the exam on a pre-assigned workstation, in the testing centre.
  • There will be 200 questions in the question paper.
  • There is a negative marking in this examination.
  • There will be multiple-choice questions in the paper.

AIPGMEE 2021 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

AIPGMEE has been replaced by NEET PG. The exam is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). Here are the FAQs related to the exam:

Q. What is the date for filing the application form for NEET 2021?

The application process has started on 23rd February 2021.

Q. How will the exam be conducted—offline mode or online mode?

Online mode.

Q. I have done an MBBS course from a college in Nepal, but I do not have Indian nationality. Am I eligible for this exam?

No, not at all! Only those candidates can take these exams, who have Indian nationality.

Q. In which language will NEET be conducted?


Q. Is there a maximum age limit for taking this exam?

No, there is no such maximum age limit for candidates taking this exam.

Q. How many questions will be there in the exam?

There will be 200 questions and the duration of the exam will be three hours 30 minutes.

Q. Is there negative marking in this exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking. 1 mark will be deducted for incorrect response.