NEET PG 2020 Syllabus

Exam Date : January 5, 2020
Result Date : January 31, 2020

NEET PG 2020 Syllabus is prescribed by the National Board of Examination (NBE). Before this entrance exam candidates should know about Syllabus and the exam pattern by which candidates will get a clear idea about all topics included in the exam. The candidates can go through the previous question papers in order to know the type of questions asked in the NEET PG exam. 

Candidates can also take up the mock test papers and try to solve it within the assigned time limit by the examination authority. 

NEET PG Syllabus

  • The candidates can check the topic-wise breakdown of the syllabus in the table mentioned below and go through the NEET PG eligibility also.
  • NEET PG 2020 Syllabus consists of three sections: Pre-clinical, Para-clinical and clinical. 
  • NBE has also released the marks distribution of each topic in terms of the marks.
  • The questions are framed from a total of 14 subjects.

NEET PG Syllabus 2020

The syllabus consists of subjects that were available in the under graduation syllabus for MBBS and BDS courses as per the NEET PG 2020 Exam Pattern. The questions will be mostly asked from pre-clinical, para-clinical and clinical subjects. A summary of the syllabus of all the subjects is given below:

NEET PG 2020 Syllabus in a brief as per subject
Subject Sub Topics
Anatomy Gross Anatomy, Osteology, Muscular System, Arthrology, Cardio Vascular System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Genito-Urinary System, Endocrine System & Individual Endocrine Glands, Nervous System & its components, Special Sensory Organs, Lymphatic System, Surface Anatomy, Cross-Sectional Anatomy Cross-sections of thorax, abdomen & pelvis to know interrelationship of organs & structures, Microanatomy.
Physiology General Physiology, Nerve–Muscle, Blood, Respiratory System, Cardiovascular System, Gastrointestinal System, Nutrition, Environmental Physiology, Reproduction, Kidney, Neurophysiology, Sensory system, Motor system, Visceral and motivational system, EEG, sleep and higher nervous functions, Special Senses, Yoga
Biochemistry Biological cell, Biomolecules, Enzymes, Metabolic pathways, their regulation, and metabolic interrelationships, Carbohydrate metabolism, metabolism of Amino acid, Lipid, TCA cycle, and biological oxidation, proteinoids. Regulation of the metabolic pathways, Food assimilation, and nutrition, Hormones, Molecular Biology, pH, Buffer, physiological buffer systems, Immunology, Environmental biochemistry, cancer and cancer makers
Pharmacology General Pharmacology, Autonomic nervous system & Peripheral nervous system, Central nervous system, Autacoids, Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal and respiratory system, Hormones, Chemotherapy, Immunomodulators, Drug therapy of glaucoma and cataract, Treatment of poisoning
Microbiology Introduction to Microbiology, Bacteriology, parasitology, Virology, and Mycology, Bacterial Staining and Cultivation, Common Tests for Bacterial Identification, Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Infection, Common Laboratory Methods for Diagnosis of Fungal Infections, Collection of Transport of Samples, Host-Parasite relationship. Bacterial AND Viral Genetics, Immunity to infection, Immunodiagnostic, Vaccines, Sterilization and disinfection, Bacteriology of water and air, Microorganisms associated with gastrointestinal infections (Bacteria, parasites, viruses, and fungi). Gastrointestinal infections caused by parasites.
Pathology Introduction to Pathology, Cell Injury, Amyloidosis and Calcification, Inflammation and Repair, Circulatory Disturbances, Growth Disturbances and Neoplasia, Immunopathology, Infectious Diseases, Miscellaneous Disorders, Cardiovascular Pathology, Respiratory Pathology, Urinary Tract Pathology, Pathology of the Gastro-Intestinal Tract, Hematopathology, Liver and Biliary Tract Pathology, Lymphoreticular System, Reproductive System, Osteopathology, Endocrine Pathology, Neuropathology
Forensic Medicine Forensic Pathology, Clinical forensic medicine, Medical Jurisprudence, Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Sciences, General, clinical, environmental and analytical toxicology.
Social and Preventive Medicine History of Public Health, Concepts in Public Health, Epidemiology and Research Methodology, Epidemiology of Specific Diseases, Entomology, Biostatistics, Health Planning and Public Health Administration, Nutrition, Environmental Health, Demography, Mental Health and Education Technology, Environmental Sanitation, Demography, and Family Planning, Mental Health, Recent Advancements in Public Health and Miscellaneous topics, Sociology, School, Occupational, Urban Health
Medicine Dermatology & Venereology Common clinical disorders, drug therapeutics, diagnostic and investigative procedures. Disorders of Pigmentation, Allergic disorders, Papulosquamous disorders, Papule vesicular disorders. Leprosy, Fungal infections, Scabies, Pediculosis, STD, Malignant Skin disease.
Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics, and Anaesthesia Diagnose with reasonable accuracy all surgical illnesses including emergencies, Surgical knowledge of head, spine, chest abdominal, and pelvic injury, know about various surgical techniques such as venesection, tracheostomy, and endotracheal intubation, circumcision, a biopsy of surface tumors. Comprehensive diagnosis of common Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) diseases including the emergencies and malignant neoplasm of the head and neck, use of a head mirror, otoscope and indirect laryngoscopy, possess knowledge of various ENT rehabilitative programs. Therapeutic Orthopedics, knowledge on Splinting, Manual reduction of common fractures and dislocations, recognize metabolic bone diseases. Acquire knowledge on a pre-anesthetic checkup and pre-anesthetic medications; simple general anesthetic procedures, anesthetic records, cardio-pulmonary brain resuscitation (C.P.B.R.) methods.
Radiodiagnosis and Radiotherapy Identify and diagnose all aspects of Emergency Room Radiology, Basic hazards & precautions in Radio-diagnostic practices, need of various radio-diagnostic tools in medical practice, learn about various imaging techniques, including isotopes C.T., Ultrasound, M.R.I. and D.S.A., know about radioactive isotopes and its physical properties, identify symptoms & signs of various cancers & steps of investigations management
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Basic Sciences-Normal & abnormal development, structure and function of female & male urogenital systems, endocrinology of reproductive system, Gametogenesis, fertilization, Role of hormones in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Humoral and cellular immunology in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Physiology of normal pregnancy, diagnosis of pregnancy, Anemia in Pregnancy, Carcinoma Cervix, epidemiology, staging diagnostic procedure, treatment of Menopause and related problems, Contraception, Neonatology, and Recent Advances.


Contraception, Neonatology and Recent Advances, Growth and development, Nutrition, Immunization, Infectious Diseases, Hematology, Respiratory system, Gastro-Intestinal Tract, Central Nervous System. Cardiovascular system, Genito-Urinary System, Neonatology, Pediatrics Emergencies, Fluid-Electrolyte, Genetics, Behavioral Problems, Pediatrics Surgical Problems, Therapeutics.


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, Disease of the Uveal tract, lens, Glaucoma, vitreous, Retina, Vision and neuro-ophthalmology, Strabismus and Nystagmus, Disease of the lids. A disease of the lacrimal apparatus, Disease of the orbit, Ocular injuries, Basic principles of ocular therapy, Systemic ophthalmology, Community Ophthalmology, Miscellaneous Topics


Behavioral Sciences, Cognitive process and memory, thinking & problem solving, Intelligence: General concepts & techniques for assessment, Personality (Principles of Personality development) & objective testing of Personality, Introduction, and classification of Psychiatric disorder, Aetiology of Psychiatric disorders, Drug and Alcohol dependence, Personality disorders, Counselling & psychological therapies, Psychological testing


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