NEET PG 2022 Exam Analysis: Experts rate paper as moderate with direct questions

NEET PG exam 2022 has been concluded today, May 21. Exam analysis here.

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Manisha Tiwari | May 21, 2022 - 2:13 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has concluded the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET-PG) 2022 today, May 21. The postgraduate medical exam was conducted in computer-based mode from 09:00 AM to 12:30 PM.
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A total of 200 multiple choice questions were asked in the NEET PG 2022 examination. The NEET PG 2022 question paper was of 800 marks. For every correct answer, candidates will be rewarded with 4 marks whereas 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong response. The questions in the paper were asked from Clinical, pre-clinical, and para-clinical subjects. Read the full story to know more about NEET PG analysis 2022.

NEET PG 2022 exam analysis by Marrow

  • The NEET PG 2022 question paper was easy to moderate one.

  • The questions were direct and a lot of questions were having subject overlap.

  • Subjects like ENT, obs gyne, and mycology were more focused on the NEET PG question paper.

  • Around 95% were clinical scenario questions, even for pre- & paraclinical subjects

  • The spread of topics in the NEET PG paper 2022 was consistent & as expected.

  • Most questions in NEET PG 2022 were straightforward in the presentation of facts. Only about 6-8 questions had a few vague descriptions

  • COVID19 related questions were primarily in the paraclinical space.

  • A fewer number of questions from subjects like surgery/medicine/peds were asked in the NEET PG 2022 question paper.

NEET 2022 exam analysis by Aakash+BYJU’S

NEET PG 2022 overall review of NEET PG 2022

Overall, the NEET PG 2022 exam was a straightforward exam – with cherry red macula & Torres bodies & crumpled paper appearances & G6PD deficiencies. A few tricky questions: is the child with tender hepatomegaly & mild jaundice having icteric leptospirosis? There’s nothing to suggest DHF / Chikungunya & it’s definitely not hepatic encephalopathy!

Detailed analysis of NEET PG 2022 exam

As per the experts of Aakash:

  • A lot of OBGYNs! Again, mostly straightforward. IUCD – contradictions; manual sweep for retained placenta; mid-pelvis (IBQ).

  • As expected, several questions on contraception.

  • A couple of questions on ectopic pregnancy.

  • 75 image-based questions – but about 30 of those didn’t really need an image – like the one on hemolytic anemia having splenomegaly as the accompanying clinical finding.

  • Many clinical scenarios – again a lot of them where the clinical scenario wasn’t relevant at all: for example, the 4-line description of cholera case, only to turn around and ask the receptor for the toxin!

  • Quite a lot of questions from molecular biology & biochemistry – straightforward facts.

  • Surgery was simple – exploratory laparotomy for perforation-peritonitis & stab wound; intussception.

  • Tricky question on the inhaled foreign body: flexible bronchoscopy is risky in a hypoxemic patient & foreign body removal is easier with rigid bronchoscopy. Reduced air entry was the answer.

  • Scleromalacia perforans – the one important ocular complication of RA.

  • HLA-DQ2 seen in celiac disease.

NEET PG 2022 exam analysis by aspirants

According to Priya Sinha, NEET PG 2022 exam was easy to moderate. A lot of questions were asked from microbiology and pathology and the duration of the exam was enough to complete the test.

Another NEET PG 2022 aspirant, Amit Jaiswal said, “exam was easy and questions were expected, however, the pattern of the questions is different from the previous year. Around 10 to 20 questions are out of the box”.
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Deepika Kaushik who took the postgraduate exam for the second time said, the clinical sections had the maximum number of questions. Only the 30 to 40 questions are event-based. The overall difficulty level of the NEET PG 2022 question paper was easy.

NEET PG 2022 exam was conducted for admission to 13,886 Master of Surgery (MS), 26,699 Doctor of Medicine (MD), and 922 PG Diploma seats.


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