Important Dates for NEET PG and NEET MDS Exams

Exam dates for NEET PG and NEET MDS 2019 has been finalized and announced by National Board of Examination (NBE).

The examination is scheduled to be held in the month of December 2018 and January 2019. NEET PG 2019 exam would be held on Jan 6, 2019. The entire paper would be MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) based.

An overall information brochure related to the exam details, syllabus and much more would be released in the month of October 2018. The NEET MDS 2019 exam would be conducted on Dec 14, 2018

Foreign Medical Graduation Examination (FMGE) 2019 is another major exam which is scheduled to be held on Dec 14, 2018. Along with this, DNB post diploma CET (DNB-PDCET) would also be conducted on the same day as Dec 14, 2018.

A notice would soon be released regarding eligibility criteria, fee schedule and other details on the official portal of NBE (National Board of Education) i.e.

Thus, it would be in favor of candidates to check the official website of NBE on regular basis to remain updated with the latest details.

List of the exams with their respective dates-

NEET-PG 2019 – January 6, 2019

NEET-MDS 2019 – December 14, 2018

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination – Screening test: December 14, 2018

DNB Post Diploma CET (DNB-PDCET) – Dec 14, 2018

Let us now know about NEET PG and NEET MDS one by one:-


National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Post Graduation (NEET PG) is a national level examination. Those students who want to take admission in MD/MD or any Post Graduate Diploma course have to take this examination. No other examination would be organized for taking admission in medical PG courses. This exam is conducted by NBE (National Board of Education).

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Online registration will start from last week of October and would end till last week of November.

Admit card for NEET PG would be released in last week of December and the exam would be held on Jan 6, 2019.

Result and cut off would be released in last week of January.


This entrance exam is for those students who want to do post graduate dental courses across India. No other entrance exam at state level or institution level is valid for taking admission in post graduate dental courses.

Online registration would start in Oct/Nov 2018.

Exam would be held in Jan 6, 2019. The exam would be of 180 minutes.

Syllabus of MDS would include BDS standard topics and questions.

Online mode is compulsory for taking the exam.

Result and cut off would be released in last week of January.

Foreign Medical Graduation Examination

FMGE is an eligibility examination for an Indian citizen/overseas citizen possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution within or outside India to possess provisional or permanent registration with Medical Council of India on or after Mar 15, 2002.

It is conducted biannually (in June and Dec)

Application form would be released from last week of Oct 2018 and would close till last week of Nov 2018.

Admit card would be released in second week of Dec 2018 and the exam would be conducted on Dec 14, 2018.

Result and cut off declaration would be out in second week of January.