NExT 2022 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

NEXT 2022 Exam Pattern and Syllabus, National Exit Test Latest Exam Pattern, Exit Test MBBS Syllabus

NExT commonly known as National Exit Exam for MBBS will replace NEET PG & FMGE by 2022. It is going to impact all MBBS students from & beyond the 2017 batch. NExT will comprise of two papers – NExT-1 and NExT-2. NExT-1 will be an All India Concurrent Online Exam, the rank of which will decide your seat in your PG medical course. NExT-2 will be a practical exam conducted by your university/college. 

MCI has proposed many changes in latest exam pattern of NExT in comparison to NEET PG. 

What’s new in NExT Exam Pattern 2022? 

  • National Exit Test will be conducted in two parts. 
  • Unlike NEET PG, NExT-1 will happen in the final year, not after the internship period. 
  •  NExT – 2, the practical part, will happen after the internship, most probably in the month of April. 
  • Without passing NEXT-1, you will not be eligible to pursue an internship. 
  • In case, you fail to qualify any part of NExT MBBS Exam, you will not be eligible to practice medicine in India. 

National Exit Test Exam Pattern & Syllabus 

NExT-1 will have a total of 540 questions. It will be conducted over 14.5 hours i.e 3 hours Pre-Lunch and 1.5 hours Pre-Lunch for 3 days. 

NExT 2022 Latest Exam Pattern and  Subject-Wise Distribution of National Exit Test
Subject-Wise Distribution of NExT

Approx. Content Split :-

  • 60% Problem Solving 
  • 30% Comprehension and Analysis 
  • 10% Recall 

Important Guidelines to be considered ,

  • In NExT-1, about 10% of questions of each stream will focus on the basic sciences and 10% of the questions will be on Preventive & Public Health 
  • NExT-2 will be a pass or fail practical exam which will be conducted by college/university. In order to qualify it, you should have knowledge of basic practical skills. These skills will check the practical efficacy of students. 
  • Score of NExT-1 will be valid for 2-3 years. 

NEXT PG Exam will standardize medical education in India and will focus on producing skillful doctors. It is going to judge the conceptual understanding, analytical and problem-solving skills of MBBS students.