AIIMS PG Exam Pattern 2019 – Medical graduates who appeared for AIIMS PG exam has familiarised with the AIIMS PG 2019 exam pattern. Candidates have learned about the structure of the post-graduate medical entrance test through the exam pattern of AIIMS PG 2019. The exam conducting authority All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has decided the AIIMS PG exam pattern 2019 along with the number of major changes related to MDS exam, marking scheme, type of questions and others. With the notice released on March 25, 2019, the authority has updated the marking scheme for multiple completion type and reason assertion type questions, which is mentioned below. It must be noted that the exam pattern of AIIMS MDS 2019 exam has been changed. The exam will be conducted on May 5, with 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from 09:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.
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The online entrance examination of AIIMS PG, conducted twice a year in the months of November and May, comprises questions from subjects taught in undergraduate medical and dental courses. AIIMS PG 2019 exam pattern was same for both the sessions. The exam pattern of AIIMS PG 2019 contained about 200 multiple-choice questions from pre-clinical, para-clinical and clinical subjects. AIIMS PG 2019 Exam Pattern provided the details such as exam mode, the total number of questions, marking scheme, test duration, etc. Candidates have checked here for all the related information on the exam pattern of AIIMS PG 2019 including exam day details, important dates, topics to be covered and more.
AIIMS PG Exam Pattern 2019
The exam pattern of AIIMS PG 2019 is different for MD/MS and MDS courses. Candidates can check the AIIMS PG 2019 exam pattern for both MD/MS as well as MDS programmes provided in the table below.
AIIMS PG Exam Pattern 2019 for MD/MS and MDS course
May 5, 2019 (July session)
3 hours (180 minutes)
200 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
As mentioned below
09:00 AM to 12:00 noon
All the subjects taught at MBBS level
AIIMS PG 2019 marking scheme for MD/MS and MDS exam
Type of questions
Single best answer type
1 mark for correct answer
1/3 for an incorrect answer
Multiple true-false type
1/5 mark for each alternative/statement
1/5 for each incorrect alternative/statement
Match the following type
1/4 mark for each response
- 1/4 for every wrong attempt
Sequential arrangement type
1 mark for full correct sequence
1 mark for an incorrect sequence
Multiple completion type
1 mark for a correct option
1/4 will be deducted for wrong option
Reason assertion type
+1 for correct answer
1/4 mark for a wrong answer
Extended matching items/questions
1/2 mark for each scenario
-1/2 for every incorrect number of scenarios
AIIMS PG Exam Pattern 2019 – Topics to be covered
Candidates who attempted AIIMS PG 2019 must have prior knowledge about the topics that were studied according to the exam pattern of AIIMS PG 2019. A total of 464 seats are offered to the MD/MS/DM/MCh and 14 MDS seats will be offered through the post graduate medical entrance examination. The topics included in the AIIMS PG exam pattern 2019 have been listed below.
AIIMS PG 2019 Important Topics
Bio-chemistry, Physiology, Anatomy
Pharmacology, Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Microbiology, Community Medicine, etc.
Obstetrics, Paediatrics, and Gynaecology, Community Medicine, Medicine and allied subjects (Psychiatry, Dermatology), etc.
Surgery and allied subjects
Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, E.N.T., Anaesthesiology, etc.
AIIMS PG 2019 Exam Cities
The list of AIIMS PG exam centres 2019 for July session will be released on March 19, in the official prospectus. The exam cities of AIIMS PG 2019 are distributed across eight zones in the country. The likely AIIMS PG 2019 exam cities for the July session is listed below.
AIIMS PG 2019 Exam Cities
AIIMS PG Result 2019
The result of AIIMS PG 2019 will be declared by AIIMS, New Delhi in the online mode. The release date for AIIMS PG 2019 result will be May 10, for the July session. The score obtained in the result is determined according to the marking scheme described in the AIIMS PG exam pattern 2019. For January session, a total of 3007 candidates have qualified for AIIMS PG 2019 exam for MD/MS/DM (6 years)/MCh (6 years), while 89 students have passed MDS courses to be eligible for counselling process.