AIIMS PG 2020: Counselling (Started), Cut-off, Admission Process

AIIMS 2020AIIMS PG 2020 Seat Allotment Result (Open Round) has been released on 20th August 2020. The exam is conducted by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. This is a national level entrance exam organized to offer admission into various postgraduate programmes like MD, DM, MS, M.Ch. and MDS. Candidates who will successfully qualify the entrance exam with minimum prescribed qualifying marks will get admission into various AIIMS campuses located in the country. This test will be held twice every year i.e. in the month of January and July. Through this article, we have provided complete details regarding AIIMS PG 2020.

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AIIMS PG 2020 New Changes Introduced

  • As per the new changes in AIIMS PG 2020, more seats, reservation and exam centres are added.
  • 10% Reservation for EWS category candidates has been introduced. Candidates of EWS category will be provided 10% of the total number of available seats.
  • 16 new exam cities are added in the list – UT of Puducherry, Sikkim, Manipur, Meghalaya, Shimla, Vishakhapatnam, etc. Besides addition of exam cities, some of the cities have been removed and some are replaced as exam centers.
  • The number of seats for PG courses in AIIMS has been increased. 9 seats are added, now total of the seats offered for PG admission are 548. Earlier there were 539 seats in AIIMS. The number of seats may increase or decrease, the final seat position will be published before the result announcement.
  • From the year 2019, new registration process of AIIMS PG has been started known as Prospective Applicants Advanced Registration (PAAR).
  • The newly introduced registration process will consist of two stages – Basic registration and Final registration.

AIIMS PG 2020 Important Dates

Check all the official AIIMS PG dates for the January as well as July session in the below provided table:

July Session (For MD/MS/M.Ch/DM):

Starting of basic registration10th December 2019
Ending of online registration10th February 2020

Date(s) of Edit Option only for the column of “Basic Registration”

17th – 19th February 2020

Basic registration status & last date to correct images

20th – 24th February 2020

Final Status of Accepted Basic Registration

27th February 2020

Date for Generation of Code

1st – 8th May 2020

Application correction window

1st – 8th May 2020

Final Registration for completion of other details

1st – 8th May 2020

Date of Checking Status of Final Registration & Last date of submission of required documents

14th – 18th May 2020

Last date of receiving the application

18th May 2020

Last date of submission of Sponsored Certificate

18th May 2020

Final Status of Final Registration and Uploading of Admit Card on website

3rd June 2020

Entrance exam

11th June 2020
Announcement of result19th June 2020
Starting of 1st Counselling round21st June 2020
2nd round counselling15th July 2020

For DM/Fellowship/M.Ch/MD (Hospital Administrator):

Online registration starts from12th February 2020
Ending of registration3rd March 2020

Status of Application

11th March 2020

Last date for submission of required documents

18th March 2020
Release of Admit card3rd June 2020
Exam Date (Stage I)11th June 2020
Announcement of result (Stage I)16th June 2020
Stage II exam
Release of Final Result Notification

AIIMS PG 2020 Result

AIIMS PG Result for the July Session has been declared on 19th June 2020 for MD/MS/M.Ch/DM programmes. The result has been released in the form of merit list short listing the name of candidates who have successfully qualified the entrance exam.

For admission into DM/Fellowship/M.Ch/MD (Hospital Administrator) programmes the result has been announced on 16th June 2020. Candidates can check the result through online mode by entering id and password.

AIIMS PG 2020 Cut Off

To qualify the entrance test, candidates have to attain AIIMS PG cut off marks released online for various categories. The cut off marks will be prepared by the board on the basis of various factors – Difficulty level of paper, number of available seats, total number of appearing candidates, number of available seats etc.

The expected cut off marks for various categories is described below:

CategoryExpected Cut-off marks
General candidates50%
ST/SC candidates40%
OBC candidates45%

AIIMS PG 2020 Counselling

For Admission into MD/MS/M.Ch/DM programmes, AIIMS has started the counselling process from 2nd December 2019 for January session.

The AIIMS PG counselling process for the July session admission into MD/MS/M.Ch/DM has been started from 21st June 2020. It will be held in four rounds – Mock Round, Round 1, Round 2 and Open Counselling.

At the time of counselling, candidates have to register for counselling, make choice of programme and institution and lock the filled choices. Also candidates must carry the required documents for the certificate verification round of counselling.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The basic registration process of MD/MS/M.Ch/DM for January session has been started from 29th June 2019 and for July session it has been started from 10th December 2019.

Answer: You can fill the application form of AIIMS PG 2020 by online mode following two stages – Basic registration and final registration.

Answer: The application fee for AIIMS PG 2020 for General and OBC candidates is Rs.1500 and for ST/SC candidates is Rs.1200. You can pay the application fee by online mode through debit/credit card or net banking.

Answer: The entrance exam of AIIMS PG 2020 will be held in online CBT mode.

Answer: No, modification in the exam city option is not possible after the payment of exam fee by online mode.

Answer: No, you need not to upload documents during the application process. However, it is mandatory to upload your images of photograph, signature and left thumb impression during basic registration.

Answer: As per the marking scheme of AIIMG PG 2020 exam, 1 mark will be given for each correct answer and 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

AIIMS PG 2020 Application Form

Check the complete details of AIIMS PG 2020 Application Form below:

  • The Basic registration of AIIMS PG 2020 July session for MD/MS/M.Ch/DM has been started from 10th December 2019.
  • Last date of basic registration is till 10th February 2020 for MD/MS/M.Ch/DM.
  • The new registration process (PAAR) of AIIMS PG 2020 involve two steps – Basic registration and Final registration.
  • Complete registration and application process can be done in online mode only.
  • At the time of basic registration, candidates are able to fill up their basic details and upload images.
  • In the final registration process, candidates are required to fill their qualification details, choose option of exam city and make application fee payment.
  • Final registration can be done from 1st to 8th May 2020.
  • The authority may also provide the AIIMS PG Application correction facility through online mode.
  • Candidates will also be able to edit the details of the application form after checking their online application status.

Application Fee:

The Application fee for various category candidates is given below:

  • For General/OBC candidates – Rs.1500
  • For ST/SC/EWS candidates – Rs.1200

Mode of Payment: Applicants can pay the fee through online mode using debit/credit card or net banking method.

Application Correction

To avoid rejection of applications, candidates will be able to correct details of application form after checking their application status.

Students will be able to make application correction in the uploaded images of MD/MS/ M.Ch.(6 years)/DM (6 years)/MDS from 1st to 8th May 2020.

Candidates must check their application form status after their basic online registration and then make necessary changes before the last date. No correction will be allowed after the last date.

The Application forms with wrong details will be straightaway cancelled and considered ineligible for the Final registration process.

Check Here – How to Fill AIIMS PG Application Form

AIIMS PG 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the complete AIIMS PG Eligibility criteria before applying for the exam:

For MD/MS/M.Ch/DM/MDS Programme:

  • Qualifying Exam: Applying candidate must have completed their BDS degree to apply for MDS and MBBS degree to apply for MS/MD from a university recognized by Medical/Dental Council of India.
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have secured aggregate of 55% marks. For ST/SC candidates, minimum aggregate of 50% marks must be secured.
  • Training/Internship: Applying candidate must have completed their 12 months training/internship before January 30, 2020 in order to be eligible.

For M.Ch/DM/MD (Hospital Administrator):

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must possess a degree in MS/MD or DNB in from a University recognized by Medical Council of India.
  • Age criterion: Applying candidate’s upper age limit should be 35 years as on January 1, 2020. Age relaxation of 3 years will be given to OBC category candidates and 5 years to ST/SC category candidates.

Eligibility for Foreign Nationals/Overseas Citizen of India:

  • Candidates who are foreign nationals/overseas citizens of India have to send their registration slip to AIIMS through diplomatic channel before the last date of online registration.
  • For MS/MD/MDS courses, foreign national candidates will be considered against the seats in “Sponsored category”.

AIIMS PG 2020 Admit Card

Before the commencement of entrance test, the board will publish the AIIMS PG Admit card by online mode. Only those candidates will get their admit card whose final registration is successfully done and required documents are submitted.

To display and download the admit card, students have to click on the online provided link of download and enter their registration ID and password. Students must make sure that all the details in the admit card are correct.

In case of any discrepancy in it, officials must be informed to rectify the problem before the last date. Admit card for 6 year courses will be released on 3rd June 2020 & for 3 year courses, it will be available on 3rd June 2020.

AIIMS PG 2020 Exam Pattern

Check the complete AIIMS PG Exam pattern given below to know various details of the exam:

  • Exam Mode: AIIMS PG 2020 will be organized in online CBT mode.
  • Number and Types of Questions: The question paper will contain multiple choice For MDS, there will be total of 90 questions and for MS/MD the question paper will have total of 200 questions.
  • Language Medium: The question paper will be in English.
  • Time Duration: For MDS programme, 90 minutes will be given and for MS/MD programme 180 minutes will be provided.
  • Total Marks: For MDS, the exam paper will be of 90 marks and MD/MS paper will be of 200 marks.
  • Subjects: The objective type of questions asked for MDS will be from the subjects taught at BDS level. For MD/MS, the objective type of questions will be asked from MBBS level.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be given for every correct answer. 1/3 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

AIIMS PG 2020 Syllabus

AIIMS PG Syllabus for MS/MD and MDS, the entrance test will contain various subjects from three phases – Pre-clinical, Para-clinical and Clinical phase.

The subjects covered under all three phases are:

For Pre-clinical Phase:


Gross anatomy, Microanatomy, Embryology and Genetics, Neuroanatomy.


Biological cell, Enzymes, Biomolecules, Metabolic pathways, their regulation and metabolic interrelationships, Food assimilation and nutrition, Hormones, Molecular Biology, pH, Buffer, physiological buffer systems, Immunology, Environmental biochemistry, cancer and cancer makers.


General Physiology, Nerve–Muscle, Blood, Respiratory System, Cardiovascular System, Gastrointestinal System, Nutrition, Environmental Physiology, Reproduction, Kidney, Neurophysiology – General, Sensory system, Motor system, Visceral and motivational system, EEG, sleep and higher nervous functions, Special Senses, Yoga.

For Para-clinical Phase:

The topics will be from Community medicine, Forensic Medicine, Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology.

For Clinical Phase:

The topics will be from Community Medicine, Medicine and allied subjects (Psychiatry, Dermatology), Obstetrics, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Surgery and allied subjects (Anesthesiology, E.N.T., Ophthalmology and Orthopedics), Clinical postings.

AIIMS PG 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates can follow the below given preparation tips to enhance their exam preparation and qualify the test:

  • Check the complete syllabus, exam pattern and marking scheme before starting the exam preparation.
  • Make a study timetable and follow it strictly.
  • While preparing for the exam, note down all the important points and concepts at one place.
  • Attempt mock tests to know your preparation standards and make improvements accordingly.
  • Try to solve various sample papers and previous year papers to know the type of questions trends.

If you have any query regarding AIIMS PG 2020, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 48 Comments
  1. Harsh Dwivedi says:

    Wen is mds 6years Jan 2021 basis registration started????

  2. ARABINDA ROY says:

    What is the last date of application for neet pg july 2020 session?

  3. Rajesh says:

    My registration code unique not generated now I am what do for final registration

  4. shreya godiawala says:

    what is the last date for pg neet for year 2020

  5. Mangalagouri G Bhat says:

    How much rank should I get (General category) to get anaesthesia in aiims colleges

  6. Dwaipayan datta says:

    Dear sir With due respect I would like to you that while filling final registration form i had selected the correct medical college i,e agartala govt medical college but due to some mistyping or scrolling it automatically changed into the next option i,e tripura medical college which was there in the list next to what i had actually selected and this mistake was seen when the final acknowledgement form print was displayed . Moreover I tried to search for any edit detail option in the window but unfortunately I couldn’t find one. So it’s my humble request to you to kindly help me correct the accidental scroll so that my form doesn’t get rejected due to unknown mistake which unfortunately happened. I pray and hope that you will be kind enough to help me solve this issue at the earliest. Thank you

  7. Shital says:

    How many attempt are accepted

  8. Pankaj kumar pandey says:

    Sir ,i did basic registration for first time in dis july 2019 for november aiims ,i hv to generate RUC OR NOT

  9. Suhas L says:

    Sir i have completed registration but during the process amount was debited twice and transaction status was failed will I get my money back……. Please let me know …….many of my friends have faced the same issues

  10. Karunamurthyr says:

    When I applied basic registration certificate date is 24/04/2019. When I submitted the final registration certificate date was automatically picked up as 15/5/2019.
    How to change in the system.
    Pl help out for rectification.

  11. Vishnu says:

    I did some mistakes while filling the dates in final registration will I be able to correct it

  12. p.s.premanand says:

    what is the last date for basic registration fordm and mch january 2020 ?

  13. Prachi says:

    Hello, my internship will end on 31st march 2020, when can i give aiims pg exam? Am i eligible for the july 2020 aiims pg session?

  14. Dr Noopur says:

    When will be registration for MDS july 2020 session held?

  15. Dr. Pant says:

    “Candidates who are foreign nationals/overseas citizens of India have to send their registration slip to AIIMS through diplomatic channel before the last date of online registration.” Could you please tell me the exact/tentative deadline in numbers please. I’m a little confused here.

  16. shiva says:

    i scored 161 in fmge exam, will i be eligible to write aiims exam,he does 55% aggregate applies here?

  17. siva says:

    I WAS done my basic registration on 20.07.2019
    Till now not receive any accepectance mail or rejection mail . in my page also status of the application is not showing .

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      The updated status of Basic Registration & last date of correction in rejected images will be provided on the website from 3rd September to 9th September 2019. And the accepted Basic registration final status will be out on 16th September 2019.

  18. gowda says:

    i am currently an intern and my internship ends on 10th feb 2020.
    Only for practise purpose can i attempt aiims pg exam nov 2019?

  19. Wen is last date for basic registration January session 2020 says:

    Last date for basic registration for Jan session 2020?

  20. Harsh Dwivedi says:

    I have done basic registration for Aiims PG 2020 for Jan session wen is final registration will be done for same????? Pls reply as soon as possible?????

  21. lekshmi says:

    hey. i will be completeling my internship by jan. but for applying do i need a provisional registration number

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Applying candidate must have completed their 12 months training/internship before January 30, 2020 in order to be eligible for MD/MS/M.Ch/DM/MDS Programme.

  22. Vignesh says:

    I have already registered for July2019 session and when I try to register for January 2020 session I am unable to register as it says that I have registered. How to register again?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      The registration for July session has not been started yet. You must have registered for January session.

  23. KAVYA says:

    I have already done basic registration for july2019 session , should I do basic registration again for january 2020 session ? If yes the system shows you are already registered.

  24. Sandeep says:

    When is the last date for basic registration for AIIMS PG 2020 session?

  25. R Divya Pavani says:

    Already I do my basic registration in 2019 two sessions.
    Can I want basic registration in january 2020 session ?

  26. Vignesh says:

    I had done basic registration for July 2019 session and when I try to register again for January 2020 session it says that you have already registered. What should I do in such a case?

  27. I have already done basic registration in january 2019 , should I do basic registration again ? says:

    I have already done basic registration in january 2019 , should I do basic registration again for january 2020 session ?

  28. Ahabin George Thomas says:

    Sir I have completed my bds and I want to apply for aiims exam for mds can I know how to apply or in which site I can find the details regarding this?

  29. M. Naveen kumar says:

    How I will go for aims oh exam

  30. Your says:

    I am currently an intern and my internship ends on 10th feb 2020. I will have to give aiims exam in may 2020?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You must have completed 12 months training/internship before January 30, 2020 in order to be eligible.

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