PGIMER 2020: Application Form (Started), Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

PGIMER 2020PGIMER 2020 Application Form has been started for DM/ M.Ch course. Candidates The exam for DM/M.CH is on 18th December and for MD/MS is on 30th November 2019 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, application form, eligibility criteria, pattern, etc through this article.

PGIMER 2020 Notifications – Application Started for DM/MCH

newiconPGIMER 2020 Application Form has been started for DM/ MCH course through online mode. Check here for application details.

newiconPGIMER 2020 Exam Timing has been changed for MD/ MS. The exam will be now held from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

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PGIMER 2020 Application Form for MD/MS course can be filled till 14th November 2019.

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 revised. Now the exam will be held on 30th November 2019. Candidates can fill applications from 25th October 2019.
  • The entrance test of PGIMER 2020 will be 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 January session various events can be checked below:

For MD/MS Courses
Events Dates (Announced)
Starting of Online application25th October 2019
Last date for application submission14th November 2019 (Till 11:59 pm)
Last date of fee payment14th November 2019 (Till 11:59 pm)
Availability of admit cardNovember 2019
Exam date30th November 2019
Announcement of Result6th December 2019
1st counselling date20th December 2019
2nd counselling10th January 2020
3rd counselling18th January 2020
Open counselling30th January 2020

For DM/MCH and DM Hospital Administration

Events Dates
Starting of online application13th November 2019
Last date of submission of application30th November 2019
Last date for fee payment30th November 2019
Admit Card releaseDecember 2019
Exam date18th December 2019
Result23rd December 2019
Clinic/ practical examDecember 2019
Counselling begins28th December 2019

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 for MD/MS from 25th October 2019.
  • 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 and signature in JPG/JPEG format.
  • Candidates are advised to fill the MD/MS application forms till 14th November 2019.
  • 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: Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode only.

It can be paid through debit/ credit card/ net banking method.

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

Category Application Fee (MD/MSMD (Hospital Administration)/ House Job
(Oral Health Sciences) 
Fee (For DM/M.Ch)
SC/STRs. 1200Rs.1500

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 on or before 31st December 2019:- For general candidates: 37 years; for SC/ST candidates: 42 years; for OBC candidate: 40 years and for deputed/ sponsored candidates – No age limit.
  • Registration: Candidates must be 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
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 MD/MCH courses is 14th November 2019.
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 will get their PGIMER 2020 Admit card in November 2019. The admit card will be available through online mode after application process. Candidates who want to download their admit card will 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 can check their results by online mode on 6th December 2019. Students have to enter their roll number and date of birth to check result.

Result for DM/M.Ch result will be available on 23rd December 2019. After 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 held through offline mode. The Counselling process will start after the declaration of the results i.e. from 20th December 2019 .

Counselling for MD and MS Courses will be held in four rounds. For DM/MCH courses, the counselling will be started from 28th December 2019.

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 27 Comments
  1. SHASHIKANTA says:

    What is this college recognition certificate?

  2. Shivani garg says:

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

  3. 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

  4. Premkumar says:

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

  5. arya kamila says:

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

  6. Miya says:

    What about the centres for Pgimer exam

  7. 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


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

  9. Dr Aman Debbarma says:

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

  10. Pramod Rajput says:

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

  11. rehana says:

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

  12. 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 ?

  13. Mohit says:

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

  14. Brajesh Kumar gupta says:

    Know about exam centre

  15. Navjot Kaur says:

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

  16. 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?

  17. 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 ?

  18. Murali says:

    Let me know exam Centers in south india

  19. Manish panday says:

    Sir this exam is candect of mci

  20. Shruti Kakkar says:

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

  21. 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…..

  22. 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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