NEXT Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2021 for MBBS

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Students who passes the MBBS degree from abroad need to pass the National Exit Test (NExT 2021) to start internship in India. They can also apply for MD/ MS Admission 2021 in India by passing the NEXT exam 2021.

NEXT Exam Pattern

NEXT Exam is commonly known as the National Exit Exam compulsory for candidates who pass the MBBS degree from abroad and want to practice in India. It is proposed that NEXT Exam may replace the NEET PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test). The exam is conducted in a single window and it is compulsory for Indian students as well as foreign students.

The NEXT Exam Pattern is still in the proposal and it is conducted in two phases NEXT-1 and NEXT-2. Check below the proposed exam pattern for the examination, the official announcement about the NEXT pattern is declared by the NMC, NBA, or NTA soon.


  • Conducted for final year medical aspirants.

  • It is online based MCQ’s examination

  • Valid up-to next 2-3 years.

  • The Next-1 score is used for PG Admission.

  • If you fail the Next -1, you are not eligible to participate in the internship program.  

  • You can re-appeared for the examination.


  • Who qualify the NEXT-1 can appear for NEXT-2.

  • It is a Practical exam to check the basic practical knowledge.

  • After passing the examination you will get the licence to practice to 


NEXT Exam Syllabus 2021



NO. Of FAQ’s

Medical & Allied

3 Hours



1.5 Hours


Surgery & Allied

3 Hours



1.5 Hours


Obstetrics & Gynecology

3 Hours



1.5 Hours


NEXT Exam for MBBS

MBBS graduates who completed MBBS in India as well as MBBS Abroad need to pass the NEXT Exam. Students can start their internship as well as they can apply for the PG Admission after passing the examination. They need to check complete criteria to appear in the test. It will bring clarity and regularity to the standards of licensed doctors. The exam will show up equality in the studies of doctors.

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