PGIMER 2020: Counselling (Started), Dates, Merit List (Out), Admission

PGIMER 2020PGIMER 2020 Counselling (Spot) has been held on 31st July 2020. The 3rd round of counselling has been held on 24th July 2020 through offline mode. Allotment (2nd Round) has been released. Result has been declared for DM/ MCH courses. PGIMER is conducted every year by Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research, Chandigarh. This is a national level entrance test conducted twice every year to provide admission in various PG courses. The entrance exam is held in the months of January and July to offer admission in MD/MS and DM/ MCH and DM Hospital Administrative courses. On the basis of All India Merit list, students will be shortlisted for admission into the courses. Candidates can read various details about PGIMER 2020 such as important dates, result, cut off, counselling, etc through this article.

Counselling Dates Cut Off

FAQS Result

PGIMER 2020 Notifications – Counselling Started (MD/ MS) 

newiconPGIMER 2020 Counselling (Spot) has been held on 31st July 2020 for MD/ MS at Bhargava Auditorium, PGIMER Chandigarh through offline mode. Check here for counselling details.  

newiconPGIMER 2020 Allotment (2nd Round) has been released for MD/ MS. Check here for allotment details.  

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newiconPGIMER 2020 Result has been declared for DM/ M.Ch courses. Check here for result details.

New Changes Introduced

Candidates can check below the latest changes made in PGIMER 2020:

  • With the release of official notification by PGIMER authority, the exam dates have been released.
  • The entrance test of PGIMER 2020 is now conducted in online CBT mode. Till last year the exam was conducted in offline mode.
  • This year there is hike in the application fee of PGIMER. Now, reserved category candidates have to pay Rs.1200 and other category candidates have to pay Rs.1500 for application.
  • Also the mode of application fee payment has been changed from offline to online mode. Students can pay the fee through online mode only by debit/ credit card/ net banking method.

PGIMER 2020 Exam Dates

The PGIMER 2020 Exam dates for July session various events can be checked below:

For MD/ MS:

Events Dates 2020 (Announced)
Starting of Online application17th March 2020
Last date for application submission6th May 2020
Last date of fee payment6th May 2020
Application Correction8th May to 9th May (till 11:55 pm)
Availability of admit card8th june 2020
Exam date14th June 2020 
Announcement of Result22nd June 2020
1st counselling date24th June to 1st July 2020
2nd counselling8th to 18th July 2020
3rd counselling24th & 28th July 2020
Spot Admission through Open counselling31st July 2020

For DM/MCH and MD Hospital Administration:

Events Dates 2020
MD (Hospital Administration)DM/MCH
Starting of online application31st March 20206th April 2020
Last date of submission of application6th May 20206th May 2020
Last date for fee payment6th May 20206th May 2020
Application Correction8th May to 9th May (till 11:55 pm)8th May to 9th May (till 11:55 pm)
Admit Card release8th June 202016th June 2020
Exam date14th June 202021st June 2020
Result22nd June 2020June 2020
Clinic/ practical examJuly 2020July 2020
Counselling beginsJuly 2020July 2020

PGIMER 2020 Counselling

PGIMER 2020 Counselling has been started for MD/ MS through online mode. The Counselling process has been started after the declaration of the results & release of shortlisted candidates.

PGIMER Counselling for MD & MS Courses will be held in three rounds. Students can know complete counselling details from the website.

First & Second round of counselling for MD/ MS will be held through online mode. Third and spot counselling rounds will be organised offline at PGIMER campuses.

Candidates are required to choose their preferences during the counselling session. Seats will be allotted to the candidates based on the rank obtained by the candidates, availability of seats and preference filled by them etc.

In case candidates are not allotted seats in first round, then they can attend counselling for second or third round. Candidates will have to pay the counselling fees to participate in the counselling rounds.

For the counseling, students must be individually present at the allotted venues with some important documents for verification.

The documents which are to be shown during counselling are:

  • MBBS Mark sheet
  • MBBS Internship Mark sheet
  • 10th level Mark sheet and Certificate
  • MCI Registration Certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Printout of application
  • Pass port size photographs
  • Experience Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Valid Id proof, etc.

PGIMER 2020 Result

PGIMER 2020 Result will be published in online mode for the candidates. Candidates will be able to check their results by online mode on June 2020. Students have to enter their roll number and date of birth to check result.

After PGIMER results announcement, qualified candidates will be shortlisted through a merit list released by the Board. The merit list will be released category wise and rank wise by online mode.

PGIMER 2020 Cut Off

Candidates need to qualify PGIMER 2020 Cut Off marks to take admission in various courses. Cut off will be published online by the examination conducting authority.

Candidates have to score following cut off marks for MD and MS courses:

CategoriesCut off Marks
General and Sponsored/Deputed/ OCI55
OBC, ST/SC, Foreign National/ PWD/ Rural Area50
Bhutanese National45

PGIMER 2020 Admit Card

Candidates can download their PGIMER Admit card on 8th June 2020. The admit card has been made available through online mode after application process. Candidates who want to download their admit card have to enter their registered mail id and password. For DM/ M.Ch the admit card has been released on 16th june 2020.

Candidates are required to bring their admit card with them on exam day to get entry into the exam hall. Also, a valid Id proof has to be shown by the students for verification.

PGIMER 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check below the PGIMER 2020 exam pattern for the MD/MS courses from below:

  • Mode of Examination: The exam will be conducted through online mode.
  • Time Duration: 3 hours will be given for the examination.
  • Questions Type: Multiple choice questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Total Questions: There will be total 250 questions in the examination.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking for wrong answers.

Check the distribution of number of questions for various subjects:

SubjectsNo. of Questions
Applied Biochemistry12
Applied Anatomy6
Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology10
Applied Physiology6
Social and Preventive Medicine7
Forensic Medicine6
Internal Medicine36
General Surgery36
Obstetrics and Gynaecology20

PGIMER 2020 Syllabus

PGIMER 2020 Syllabus will be based on the MBBS Syllabus prescribed by the authority. Candidates can check various subjects from below:

For MD/MS Courses:

This examination will includes topics from the subjects i.e. Pharmacology, Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynecologist, Applied anatomy, Applied Biochemistry, Pathology, Internal medicine, Radiotherapy, Social and Preventive medicine, forensic medicine, general surgery, physiology etc.

PGIMER 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates can take help of various preparation tips given below to score good marks in the exam:

  • Candidates must go through the exam pattern and must revise the syllabus perfectly.
  • Make a proper time table for the study and follow it.
  • Firstly clear your questions from the topic before switching the next one.
  • Candidates must check the previous year question papers and keep discussing about the important topics with friends.
  • Take healthy food and stay fit.
  • Don’t get confuse, be confident about your preparation.
  • Solve the mock tests to score good in the exam.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: PGIMER 2020 examination is conducted two times in a year i.e. January and July.

Answer: PGIMER 2020 application form is available through online mode.

Answer: Last date of submission of online application for July session is till 6th May 2020 for MD/MS.

Answer: The entrance test will be conducted in online mode.

Answer: No, you have to pay application fee through debit/credit card/ net banking method.

Answer: No, candidates who are registered under the Central/State medical council are only eligible to apply.

Answer: No, only the candidates who have internship training certificate of 1 year are eligible to apply.

Answer: Yes, there will be negative marking in PGIMER 2020 examination.

PGIMER 2020 Application Form

Candidates must go through the given below instructions for filling the PGIMER 2020 Application form:

  • The Application Form of PGIMER 2020 can be filled via online mode.
  • Candidates can fill the application form from 17th March 2020 for July Session (MD/MS).
  • Candidates are advised to fill all the details correctly in the application form including name, address, contact number, course name etc.
  • Candidates have to upload their photograph (15 to 50 KB) and signature (5 to 20 KB) in jpg/jpeg format.
  • Candidates are advised to fill the application forms till 6th May 2020 (MD/ MS). No application will be accepted after the last date.
  • After completing application process, candidates must take printout of the application form for further admission process.
  • Candidates are advised to apply for one subject in M.Ch/ DM courses as applying of more than one subject will lead to rejection of form.
  • Sponsored and foreign national applicants have to submit application with the required documents to below address 15 days before the entrance test:
    Academic Section PGIMER,
    Sector -12, Chandigarh -160012.

Application Fee:

Mode of Payment: The application fee can be paid through online mode via debit/ credit card/ net banking method.

Fee once deposited will be non-refundable in any circumstances.

Candidates can check the fee details from the below given section for various categories:

CategoryFee (For MD/MS/MD (Hospital Administration)/ House Job
(Oral Health Sciences)
Fee (For DM/M.Ch)
General/ OCI/OBC/ RA/ FN/ Sponsored categoryRs.1500Rs.1500
SC/ST categoryRs.1200Rs.1500
PWD categoryExempted

PGIMER 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the PGIMER 2020 Eligibility Criteria given below before filling the application form:

For MD/ MS Courses:

  • Qualifications: Candidates who want to apply for MD/MS courses must possess MBBS degree from MCI recognized university.
  • Internship: Candidates must have completed rotatory internship training of 1 year. Candidates should have completed training on or before 31st December & 30th June for January & July session admissions.
  • Registration: Candidates must be registered under Central/State medical registration council.

For DM/ MCH Courses:

  • Qualifications: Candidates must possess MD/MS degree or its equivalent from MCI recognized university.
  • Age Limit: Candidates must be within the prescribed age limit as on or before 31st December & 30th June for January & July session admissions respectively.
  • Registration: Candidates must registered under Central/ State medical registration Council.

If you have any other query regarding PGIMER 2020, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

Displaying 41 Comments
  1. Deepti says:

    Pattern for dm exam?

  2. Dr jagadish chandrakanth rao pawar says:

    I want to download my pgimer hall ticket

  3. Nikhil Agarwal says:

    I lost my class 10 marksheet
    Its very difficult to get a duplicate copy during the lockdown period as my school is also closed..
    Plz guide me

  4. Dr jagadish says:

    How to apply online for pgimer give me officials website and tips OR steps for application form

  5. Renuka says:

    I have completed my internship on 1jan 2020..Am i eligible for pgi pg july2020 session?


    What is the criteria for RA????

  7. Taniya says:

    My internship Will complete by October 2020 can I give pgi exams July?

  8. Soman Nair R says:

    How many PG seats are there in PGIMER for each subject/category?

  9. Neeraj Singh says:

    Sir I got less than 55% in mbbs am I eligible for pgi..

  10. Meenal says:

    What about pgimer 2020 July session? When will the forms release?

  11. Keerhana krishnamoorthy says:

    Can I get seat in pgi cutoof is 55.89.
    Community rank is 1899

  12. prachi says:

    i have submitted my phD application form, but i m not able to complete transaction, where is the option for online payment

  13. Abhinandan says:

    after filling up all the details and uploading documents upon accepting all the terms, writing up the captcha correctly ……upon clicking on submit button the website stands still……not moving ahead……please help

  14. SHASHIKANTA says:

    What is this college recognition certificate?

  15. Shivani garg says:

    this time in phd in form not required faculty name????

  16. Robertson says:

    Document submitted is wrongly shown after i made payment.
    Will there be any prob in this or is there any other way to change pliz reply

  17. Premkumar says:

    Where all are the exam centres for PGIMER 2020 MD/MS exam.

  18. arya kamila says:

    what is mean by “COLLEGE RECOGNITION CERTIFICATE” in the pgimer md/ms form?

  19. Miya says:

    What about the centres for Pgimer exam

  20. Rubi says:

    Kindly share the details or contact number for inquiry regarding pgimer 2020 as last date of online registration is approaching very close according to your last update

  21. AFRINA MEHABOO K says:

    When will the online application begin ?? November 2 nd is last date to complete. .please kindly give me the exact date.

  22. Dr Aman Debbarma says:

    Kindly send me the link for online registration process for pgimer 2020

  23. Pramod Rajput says:

    When will PGIMER January 2020 session admission process expected to start ?.

  24. rehana says:

    Whether the online application for PGI MD entance exam 2020 has started or not?

  25. vishnu says:

    hello! im from chennai and im doing my bachelor of radiology 3rd year. is there any option to do my masters in PGIMER ?

  26. Mohit says:

    If I am not able to complete my internship before 31st Dec….can I give exam atleast for the experience?

  27. Brajesh Kumar gupta says:

    Know about exam centre

  28. Navjot Kaur says:

    How many seats are available for MD/MS courses in pgi?

  29. Siddharth Chowdhury says:

    What about the PGI-Nov’19 MDS entrance exam for the Jan’2020 session?
    No information about MDS’2020.
    Last was for the July’19 session. What about the January session?

  30. Mariyam says:

    I am a foreign student, my university is recognised by MCI, But I don’t have MCI registration
    Am I eligible to apply ?

  31. Murali says:

    Let me know exam Centers in south india

  32. Manish panday says:

    Sir this exam is candect of mci

  33. Shruti Kakkar says:

    When is exam going to be held for MDS admissions of January session 2020 ?

  34. Neha says:

    I have filled my PGIMER BSC. NURSHING form on 28th of june. By mistake my date of birth year had filled 2000 but it should be 2002. Can you please tell the solution of this problem. My fee also have been submitted.Can i able to give the entrance test. please help…..

  35. Neelam says:

    I am foreign graduates( Nepal). Want to know about the documents required to fill form(MD/MS),for 2020. When we can start registration! What is eligibility criteria???

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      PGIMER 2020 is expected to start from 1st week of October 2019.

      • Shyam says:

        for MD/MS program do we need 1 year of experience after internship to appear in exam? Bcoz its not mentioned in eligibility criteria

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