PGIMER 2020: Application Form, Exam Date (Out), Eligibility, Pattern

PGIMER 2020PGIMER 2020 Exam Date has been announced for July Session exam. 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.

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility

Exam Pattern FAQs Syllabus

PGIMER 2020 Notifications – Exam Date Announced (July Session)

newiconPGIMER 2020 Exam Date has been announced for July session exam. The exam will be held on 23rd May 2020 (MD/MS) & 7th June (DM/M.Ch) Check here for application details.

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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 applicationFebruary 2020
Last date for application submissionMarch 2020
Last date of fee paymentMarch 2020
Availability of admit cardApril – May 2020
Exam date23rd May 2020
Announcement of ResultJune 2020
1st counselling dateJuly 2020
2nd counsellingJuly 2020
3rd counsellingJuly 2020
Open counsellingJuly 2020

For DM/MCH and DM Hospital Administration:

Events Dates 2020
Starting of online applicationFebruary 2020
Last date of submission of applicationMarch 2020
Last date for fee paymentMarch 2020
Correction window openFebruary – March 2020
Admit Card releaseApril – May 2020
Exam date7th June 2020
ResultJune – July 2020
Clinic/ practical examJuly 2020
Counselling beginsJuly 2020

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 February 2020 for July Session.
  • 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 March 2020. 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:
    Registrar,
    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)
GeneralRs.1500Rs.1500
SC/STRs.1200Rs.1500
PWDExempted

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 before 31 December 2019 for January 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 2019 & 30th June 2019 for January & June session respectively.
  • Registration: Candidates must registered under Central/ State medical registration Council.

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
Pathology15
Applied Physiology6
Paediatrics12
Pharmacology12
Microbiology12
Social and Preventive Medicine7
Forensic Medicine6
Internal Medicine36
Radiodiagnosis6
Dermatology6
Psychiatry6
General Surgery36
Obstetrics and Gynaecology20
Ophthalmology10
Radiotherapy6
Otorhinolaryngology10
Orthopaedics10

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 expected till March 2020.

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 Admit Card

Candidates can get their PGIMER Admit card in the month of April -May 2020. The admit card will be available through online mode after application process. Candidates who want to download their admit card have to enter their registered mail id and password.

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 Result

PGIMER 2020 Result will be published in online mode for the candidates. Candidates will be able to check their results by online mode in the month of June- July 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/Deputed55
OBC, ST/SC, Foreign National50
Bhutanese National45

PGIMER 2020 Counselling

PGIMER 2020 Counselling will be organized through offline mode. The Counselling process will be started after the declaration of the results i.e. from June -July 2020 .

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

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, third or fourth 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.

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

Displaying 32 Comments
  1. Neeraj Singh says:

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

  2. Meenal says:

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

  3. Keerhana krishnamoorthy says:

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

  4. prachi says:

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

  5. 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

  6. SHASHIKANTA says:

    What is this college recognition certificate?

  7. Shivani garg says:

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

  8. 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

  9. Premkumar says:

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

  10. arya kamila says:

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

  11. Miya says:

    What about the centres for Pgimer exam

  12. 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

  13. 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.

  14. Dr Aman Debbarma says:

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

  15. Pramod Rajput says:

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

  16. rehana says:

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

  17. 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 ?

  18. Mohit says:

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

  19. Brajesh Kumar gupta says:

    Know about exam centre

  20. Navjot Kaur says:

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

  21. 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?

  22. 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 ?

  23. Murali says:

    Let me know exam Centers in south india

  24. Manish panday says:

    Sir this exam is candect of mci

  25. Shruti Kakkar says:

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

  26. 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…..

  27. 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???

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