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AIIMS PG 2020 – The conducting authority, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has released a notice announcing revised dates for the AIIMS PG 2020. As per the revised schedule, the authority has extended the last date to complete the final registration process from October 11 to October 16, 2019. The status of acceptance/rejections (with reasons) of the final registration of AIIMS PG for January session will be released on October 23. Interested candidates can check the revised schedule in the article below. The final registration of AIIMS PG 2020 commenced on September 27, 2019. Link for the same is given below. Only candidates who have completed the basic registration process of AIIMS PG 2020 application form and have generated code proceed to the final registration process. Earlier, the authorities had released AIIMS PG 2020 prospectus. All the changes and new inclusions in the same can be checked below. AIIMS PG 2020 admit card will release on November 6, 2019, only the successfully registered candidates will be able to download it. AIIMS PG entrance exam will be conducted on November 17, 2019, for admission to a total of 548 MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCh seats offered by seven institutes across the country. AIIMS PG 2020 January session will be held in computer-based mode with 200 multiple choice questions, based on the syllabus of MBBS/BDS. The AIIMS PG entrance exam for MD/MS/MDS courses will be held for three hours from 09:00 AM to 12:00 noon.
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The entrance examination of AIIMS PG is held twice a year in the months of November and May. Last year, a total of 26,392 aspirants appeared for AIIMS PG July session, of which only 13,192 qualified for admission to MD/MS courses. While out of 2610 candidates appeared for MDS course, only 1336 passed the exam. Candidates appearing for AIIMS PG 2020 can check here for all the information on the entrance examination including important dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, application form, admit card, seat reservation, result, counselling and cut-off.

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An Overview of AIIMS PG 2020

Exam Name: All India Institute of Medical Sciences Post Graduate Entrance Examination

Commonly known as: AIIMS PG

Exam level: Postgraduate

Exam category: National

Conducting authority: AIIMS, New Delhi

AIIMS PG 2020 Latest News and Updates

The regulatory body of AIIMS PG 2020 January session has introduced a variety of changes in the prospectus. For the ease of the candidates, all the latest changes, news and updates of AIIMS PG 2020 have been listed below.

  • Revised schedule: AIIMS, Delhi has extended the last date to fill the final registration of AIIMS PG 2020 application form. Consequently, the events following the conclusion of final registration will be further pushed forward. Candidates can check the revised dates of AIIMS PG 2020 in the table below.
  • Revised seats: A revised seat position for DM/ M.Ch in AIIMS, Jodhpur and Bhubaneshwar has been released. As per the new seat matrix, 16 seats have been added in AIIMS, Bhubaneshwar and one seats have been increased in AIIMS, Jodhpur. Check the image below to see the revised seat position.


  • Total seats increased - The official brochure of AIIMS PG 2020 January session reflects that the as many as nine (9) seats in seven AIIMS for MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCh courses has been increased. AIIMS PG January session 2020 exam will be conducted for admission to a total of 548 seats, while last session was held for admission to 539 seats.
  • AIIMS PG exam cities increased - AIIMS PG 2020 exam will be held in 68 cities across India. A total 16 cities has been added, while 12 cities are removed. The regulatory authority conducted last session in 64 cities of India. Check the number of cities from AIIMS PG exam centres article below.
  • Number of EWS seats offered- In compliance with the 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Sectios (EWS), a total of 53 seats has been added in seven AIIMS institutes under MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCh courses. As per the last session brochure, only 31 seats were added. However, no seats were allotted during July session.
  • AIIMS PG 2020 dates announced: The regulatory body has announced important dates of AIIMS PG 2020. Candidates can check the dates for AIIMS PG January session in the article below.
  • AIIMS PG Registration for January session: AIIMS, New Delhi has started the application form of AIIMS PG 2020 for January session for new candidates. Aspirants who have already completed the basic registration in July session need not register.
  • Change in paper pattern - AIIMS PG/MDS 2020 have seven types of MCQs which will be asked in the exam. All these multiple-choice questions will be judged through a different marking scheme. The types of MCQs includes - single best answer type questions, multiple true-false type questions, match the following type questions, sequential arrangements type questions, multiple completion type questions, reason-assertion type questions, and, extended matching items/questions (EMI/EMQ).
  • Duration of AIIMS MDS exam changed - AIIMS MDS 2020 exam will now be conducted from 09:00 AM to 12:00 noon. In a duration of three hours, candidates will have to attempt 200 MCQs asked in the exam. Earlier, the exam used to be held for a duration of one and a half hour and only 90 questions were asked.

AIIMS PG 2020 Important Dates

The conducting body of AIIMS PG 2020 has released the important dates for the entrance examination. Candidates can check below for the AIIMS PG important dates 2020 for the January session in the table below.

AIIMS PG Important Dates 2020 - January Session

Online basic registrationsMay 6, 2019
Last date to registerAugust 27, 2019
Status of AIIMS PG application form and correction windowSeptember 4, 2019
Last date to edit the detailsSeptember 9, 2019
Final status of basic registrationSeptember 16, 2019
Generation of code for final registrationSeptember 16 to October 11, 2019
Uploading of prospectus and seat matrixSeptember 27, 2019 - RELEASED
Final registration for completion of other steps of the applicationSeptember 27, 2019 - STARTED
Last date to registerOctober 16, 2019
Status of Final Registration: Accepted/Rejected with reasons.
October 23, 2019
Last date of submission of required documents for rejected applicationOctober 29, 2019
Last date for receiving no objection certificate for Govt. of India for foreign national candidatesOctober 29, 2019
Last date of submission of sponsored candidatesOctober 29, 2019
Availability of admit cardNovember 6, 2019
Entrance examNovember 17, 2019
Announcement of resultNovember 22, 2019
AIIMS PG July 2020 basic registration begins
November 27, 2019
AIIMS PG mock round counsellingDecember 2, 2019

AIIMS PG Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates appearing for AIIMS PG 2020 must make sure that they fulfil the following criteria listed below.

  • Candidates should possess an MBBS degree for MD/MS and BDS degree for MDS from an institution recognized by the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India.
  • Candidates need to have completed one year of rotating internship on or before January 30, 2020.

  • Applicants from General Category are required to have secured a minimum of 55% aggregate in MBBS, while the candidates belonging to SC/ST category are required to have scored an aggregate of 50%.

AIIMS PG Application Form 2020

The authority has extended the last date to fill the final registration of AIIMS PG 2020 application form to October 16, 2019, from October 11. A link to fill the final registration form has been provided above on this page. The authority had started the final registration process of AIIMS PG 2020 from September 27, 2019. Candidates who have completed the basic registration process for January session can start AIIMS PG final registration using registration ID, RUC, password and security code.

The regulatory body of AIIMS PG had introduced a new application process named as PAAR (Prospective Applicants Advanced Registration) facility. In the PAAR registration process, AIIMS PG application form 2020 can be filled in two stages - Basic Registration and Final Registration. The medical aspirants who will successfully complete the basic registration process will be eligible to participate in the final registration process. Only those candidates who successfully complete the entire application process will be issued the AIIMS PG admit card.

The AIIMS PG 2020 application form fee is INR 1,500 for the General and OBC categories, while for SC/ST/EWS category it is INR 1,200. The candidates belonging to OPH/differently-abled categories are exempted from paying the fee of AIIMS PG 2020 application form. The AIIMS PG 2020 application fee can be paid in the online mode through net banking/credit card/debit card.

Note: Aspirants who have already completed their basic registration of AIIMS PG 2020 January session will not be required to do it again for July session.

AIIMS PG Exam Centres 2020

The exam centres of AIIMS PG 2020 has been revealed by the competent authority with the release of information brochure for January session. AIIMS PG 2020 entrance examination will be conducted in 68 major cities of India. AIIMS PG 2020 exam centres are divided into eight different zones in the country. Candidates must select the exam centres for AIIMS PG 2020 as per their preference while filling out the application form. AIIMS, New Delhi will be allotted AIIMS PG 2020 exam centres on a first-cum-first-serve-basis. Candidates can check below the eight zones for the exam centres of AIIMS PG 2020 for January session.

AIIMS PG Test Centre Zones



Zone 1

Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Chandigarh (UT)

Zone 2

Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand

Zone 3

Assam, Tripura, West Bengal, Meghalaya, Manipur, Sikkim

Zone 4

Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan

Zone 5

Goa, Maharashtra

Zone 6

Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha

Zone 7

Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka

Zone 8

Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (UT)

AIIMS PG Admit Card 2020

Candidates who will successfully complete the PAAR registration will be issued the admit card of AIIMS PG 2020 from November 6, 2019. Each candidate will have to download their respective admit card through the registration ID, RUC and password generated at the time of registration. AIIMS PG 2020 admit card is a crucial document which an aspirant will have to mandatorily carry at the examination centre. Entry to the exam hall will be restricted without a valid AIIMS PG admit card 2020 issued by the exam conducting authority. AIIMS PG 2020 admit card will mention details like candidates’ name, roll number, examination venue, examination timing etc. The admit card also bears important instruction which a candidate must read carefully and adhere to. Flouting of any of the rules mentioned on the admit card of AIIMS PG 2020 may result in cancellation of candidature.

AIIMS PG Exam Pattern 2020

As per the information bulletin of AIIMS PG 2020 January session, as per the exam pattern, a total of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for MD/MS and MDS exam. The changes in the AIIMS PG 2020 exam pattern has been mentioned in the table below.

AIIMS PG paper pattern



3 hours (180 minutes)

Timing09:00 AM to 12:00 noon

Number of questions

200 multiple-choice questions


Based on the syllabus for MBBS programmes

Marking schemeCheck the table below*



3 hours (180 minutes)

Timings09:00 AM to 12:00 noon

Number of questions

200 multiple-choice questions


Based on the syllabus taught during BDS

Marking schemeCheck the table below*

AIIMS PG Marking Scheme 2020 for MD/MS and MDS

Type of questionsMarking schemeNegative marking
Single best answer type1 mark for correct answer1/3 for an incorrect answer
Multiple true-false type1/5 mark for each alternative/statement1/5 for each incorrect alternative/statement
Match the following type1/4 mark for each response- 1/4 for every wrong attempt
Sequential arrangement type1 mark for full correct sequence1 mark for an incorrect sequence
Multiple completion type1 mark for a correct option1/4 will be deducted for wrong option
Reason assertion type1 mark for correct answer1/4 mark for a wrong answer
Extended matching items/questions1/2 mark for each scenario-1/2 for every incorrect number of scenarios

AIIMS PG Answer Key 2020

The exam of AIIMS PG 2020 will be conducted in online mode, therefore, it is unlikely that the exam authority will release the answer key of AIIMS PG 2020. Leading coaching institutes may release a memory-based AIIMS PG answer key 2020 that will be provided on this page as and when it is released.

AIIMS PG 2020 Result

AIIMS, New Delhi will declare the result of AIIMS PG 2020 for January session on November 22, 2019. AIIMS PG result 2020 will be announced in the online mode. AIIMS PG 2020 result will be released in the form of the merit list displaying the name of candidates who will qualify in the examination and are eligible for the counselling process. Individual rank letters for AIIMS PG result 2020 are also likely to be released. Only those candidates who have scored 50th percentile or above are considered as qualified in AIIMS PG January session.

AIIMS PG Cutoff 2020

The minimum score required to be obtained by the candidates in order to qualify in the exam is the cutoff of AIIMS PG 2020. The exam conducting authority prescribes the AIIMS PG cutoff 2020 for January session. All candidates, irrespective of their category, are required to secure a minimum of 50 percentile in the AIIMS PG 2020. The candidates will be included in the result cum merit list and called for counselling based on the cutoff of AIIMS PG 2020. Along with the AIIMS PG result, the cut off for the particular session is also released.

Last year for January session, the last AIIMS PG cut off rank or unreserved category candidates is 1853 and the percentile scores corresponding to the rank is 95.907. While the last rank for SC, ST and OBC categories is 10309, 19626 and 3163, respectively. For more details on AIIMS PG cutoff 2020, click on the link provided on the sub-head.

AIIMS PG 2020 Counselling

The process of counselling for AIIMS PG 2020 for January session will be held in the online mode. The authority will conduct three rounds of AIIMS PG counselling 2020 and if there will be any seats left vacant, then a spot counselling will be organised. Aspirants who will qualify AIIMS PG 2020 exam will be eligible to participate for the counselling process. The dates and information brochure of AIIMS PG 2020 counselling will be released after the announcement of result. For each round, the number of candidates called for AIIMS PG counselling will be eight times the number of seats.

For the first round of counselling, aspirants will be required to register themselves by logging in using the candidate ID and password. Thereafter, they have to fill their choices of AIIMS and courses. After exercising, the selected choices must be locked on or before the last date, else the filled choices will get locked automatically. Based on the choices filled, AIIMS PG rank, seats available at the selected institute and reservation criteria, the admission to MD/MS and MDS courses will be granted.

AIIMS PG 2020 counselling result for each round will be declared in PDF format. The link to download the AIIMS PG counselling 2020 result will be made available on this page. After the allotment of seats, candidates will be required to select their option that whether they have accepted the seat or not. In case, if they wish to appear for subsequent rounds of AIIMS PG counselling, then they will not have to register again. After the allotment of seats, the shortlisted aspirants must report at the respective AIIMS Institute along with the relevant documents for verification and completion of the admission process.

AIIMS PG 2020 Participating Institutes

The participating institutes of AIIMS PG 2020 January session along with their individual seat matrix will be released by the authority before the final registration. The final seat matrix will be provided on this page, when available.

Meanwhile, aspirants can check the AIIMS PG participating institutes 2020 with the total seats for January session below. The list is inclusive of the seats available for foreign candidates.

AIIMS PG 2020 Seat Matrix

Name of the Institution

MD/MS/DM/MCh seats uploaded

MDS seatsTotal seats

AIIMS New Delhi



AIIMS Bhopal



AIIMS Bhubaneswar



AIIMS Jodhpur


AIIMS Patna67

AIIMS Rishikesh



AIIMS Raipur






AIIMS PG Contract 2020

All candidates who take up admission through AIIMS PG 2020 will be required to bind in a contract with the institution. The terms of AIIMS PG 2020 contract include the following.

  • A contract service time of three years will have to be fulfilled by each junior resident.

  • The academic section of a particular AIIMS where admission is sought will retain all the original documents of the candidate who takes up the confirmed seat. The documents will be returned only on completion of the course or upon payment of a sum of INR 1,00,000.

  • A candidate joining the MD/MS/MDS course, if withdraws admission from the said course within six months, s/he will be liable to pay a compensation fee of INR 1,00,000 to curb the losses incurred by the AIIMS institute due to such departure.

AIIMS PG Seat Reservation 2020

The criteria for seat reservation in AIIMS PG 2020 is described in detail in the table below. Candidates from the scheduled tribe, scheduled caste and other backward classes (non-creamy layer) excluding sponsored/foreign nationals, are entitled to a reservation os as many as 49.5% of postgraduate seats. Additionally, 5% of seats are reserved for Orthopaedic Physically Handicapped candidates who are Indian nationals.

AIIMS PG 2020 Seat Reservation


Reservation (in %)

Candidates who have passed MBBS from AIIMS


General + Sponsored/Foreign National candidates


SC candidates


ST candidates


OBC candidates


EWS candidates

AIIMS PG Contact Information

Assistant Controller (Exams)

Examination Section

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)

Ansari Nagar, New Delhi – 110 608

Toll-Free Number: 1800 117 898 (Monday to Saturday - 9.30 AM to 6.30 PM)

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - AIIMS PG 2020

Question: Can I copy questions during the AIIMS PG exam?


Copying of questions of AIIMS Entrance Examination is not permitted. Any candidate who is found to have done such a thing will be debarred from appearing for AIIMS PG 2020.

Question: What can I do in case there is a discrepancy in spelling of name in documents and application form?


If there is a discrepancy in the spelling of the name in documents, candidates must carry an affidavit that proves that the documents belong to you. 

Question: Why does it take so long to provide the final status of my application?


Since some fields are editable till the last date of submission of the registration form, the status can only be finalized after this period.

Question: Can I change my choices of City/Centre of Examination after completion of last date?


No, after the completion of last date candidates will not be able to change the city/centre of examination once chosen by the candidate. 

Question: What are the documents which has to be uploaded along with my application?


Candidates need not upload any documents during the application process, but you have to upload images of the photograph, left thumb impression and signature at the time of registration.

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how much salary do we get in aiims pg as a jr resident

Ronak Gala Student Expert 16th Oct, 2019

Pay scale at AIIMS New Delhi is highest in India

As per the last year,

1.junior residents (perusing PG) get 90,000 per month their tenure is for 3 years

2. Senior resident who have completed PG get 105,000per month their tenure is for 3 years

3. Pool officer ( who have completed pg and senior residency) get 80000 per month they are appointed for research as well as clinical work

4. Consultant ad hoc basis and fellows 135000 per month for 2 years ,if they turn in to permanent consultant they continue on same salary .

5. Additional prof and prof are senior most they get 250000 and 350000 per month respectively

As per new pay commission salaries

This is basic salary , excluding income tax.

Thank you.


what rank i have to get in neet PG/aiims PG/jipmer PG as a UR category or at least in any government seat ?but please respond this only in rank wise or marks wise but dont include percentiles

Vemireddy Rushitha Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

As per the lastest orders given by the central government, there will be no AIIMS or JIPMER examinations conducted from 2020, only NEET is considered as the common medical examination conducted throughout the country for the allocation of Medical seats. To get a seat in government college through NEET the candidate has to score a minimum of 900+. For more details kindly go through this link,

Good luck!


Does student with second attempt in any year of MBBS are eligible for aiims pg exam???

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 7th Oct, 2019

Dear Amit, AIIMS PG eligiblity criteria states that to be eligible for AIIMS PG, Candidates should have scored a minimum aggregate of 55% in MBBS. It is 55% for General and OBC Categories and 50% for SC and ST Categories. Now it is irrelevant whether you have appeared for any subject twice or more. What matters is the total aggregate. Based on your Category, if you have scored the required aggregate, you are good to go. Please visit our page for complete eligibility criteria:


it is showing basic registration is provisionally accepted but final registration is not coming ..i even generated code

Sonali Sahu Student Expert 6th Oct, 2019


There might be some problem in server or in the network. In the first step, you can close all the open tabs and windows. make refresh of the OS  then open the same tab again from the start. Try to get the page if not then  you have to contact to the board regarding the problem. They can help you out with proper guide. They might have given contact info or toll-free number to contact. Better to put a mail also so that you recieve reply soon.

These are important credentials so these things are to be taken care of immediately.

Hope it helps!


I have paid fees of aiims pg but after this there is no seat available in my city lucknow.. but before paying fees i checked there was seat available .. I want to ask did lucknow ran out of seat??? its showing that no seat is available in entire UP state

Vemireddy Rushitha Student Expert 16th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

For your kind information, there will be no AIIMS or JIPMER examinations conducted from 2020 as per the orders given by the Central Government. NEET will only be the common entrance examination for allocation of Medical seats through out the country. For more details kindly go through this link,

Good luck!

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