PGIMER 2021 (January Session): Dates, Eligibility, Application, Exam
PGIMER 2021 - As per the latest update authorities have replaced the PGIMER 2021 exam with the Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test - INI CET. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi is now the competent authority to conduct the PGIMER MD/MS course of January-2021 session. Authorities will conduct INI CET 2021 replacing the PGIMER 2021 exam on November 20, 2020, at various centers across all over India. PGIMER exam will be conducted in the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode. Authorities have started the registration for PGIMER 2021 at aiimsexams.org from September 29, 2020. Aspirants can do their basic registration for PGIMER MD/MS courses for the January session till October 12, 2020. Only the successfully registered candidates can download PGIMER admit card 2021 in online mode on November 10, 2020.
The PGIMER 2021 admission for the January session will be granted on the basis of INI CET rank, preferences of specializations, seats available, reservation of seats, and other details. Earlier, PGI, Chandigarh conducts PGIMER twice a year for January and July sessions. PGIMER is recognized as one of the premier medical institutions of the country, the MD and MS programs of PGIMER Chandigarh follow a structure involving residency-cum-training over a period of three years. Candidates taking admission through the PGIMER 2021 will be called as Junior Residents. Aspirants seeking more information regarding PGIMER 2021 January session can check the article below for dates, application form, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus and other details.
PGIMER MD/MS - Overview
Name of the Exam Name
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD)
The conducting authority has announced the PGIMER 2021 exam date for the January session. Candidates can check the important dates of PGIMER for the January session in the table provided below. With the help of dates PGIMER 2021, aspirants can keep track on the crucial events for admission procedure.
Important Dates of PGIMER 2021 (January session)
INI CET dates
INI CET basic registration
September 29, 2020
Editing of basic registration
September 29, 2020
Last date to register and editing
October 12, 2020
Status of basic registration
October 14 to 17, 2020
Basic registration final status
October 19, 2020, by 5:00 PM
Uploading of INI CET prospectus
October 9, 2020 - Revised
Registration Unique Code (RUC) generation
October 9 to 26, 2020- Revised
INI CET final registration
October 9, 2020- Revised
Last date to register
October 26, 2020
Editing of basic and final registration
October 9 to 26, 2020- Revised
Uploading of valid certificates
October 9 to 26, 2020- Revised
Status of final registration
November 3 to 6, 2020
Final status of final registration
November 10, 2020
Release of INI CET admit card 2021
November 10, 2020
Date of INI CET exam
November 20, 2020
Announcement of result
Third week of November 2020*
First week of December 2020*
Aspirants are advised to go through the eligibility criteria of PGIMER before applying for the entrance examination. Some of the basic PGIMER eligibility conditions 2021 have been available below.
Educational Qualification: All the candidates applying for the PGIMER 2021 January session are required to complete their MBBS degree from a Medical Council of India (MCI) recognized institution.
Internship Completion: In order to be eligible for PGIMER, it is mandatory to complete the 12 months rotatory internship on or before December 30, 2020.
Registration Certificate: Candidates must possess a registration certificate from the Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC).
Authorities have released the application form of the PGMIER 2021 session in the form of INI CET 2021 on September 29, 2020. AIIMS, New Delhi has introduced the PAAR registration form (Prospective Applicants Advanced Registration) for PGIMER. As per the PAAR system, the PGIMER application form 2021 for the January session can be filled in two stages - basic registration and final registration. Below are the steps to complete the PGIMER 2021 registration process.
PGIMER basic registration 2021
Uploading of passport size photograph
PGIMER 2021 final registration
Filling of academic, contact, internship, registration, and other details
Payment of application fees
Selection of exam choice
Printout of PGIMER application form
PGIMER application fees 2021
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe
All other categories
Persons with Disabilities (PwDs)
Exempted from payment of fees
PGIMER 2021 Exam Centres
During the final registration, aspirants will be required to select a PGIMER exam centre in which they wish to take the test. It is advised to select PGIMER exam centre 2021 as per the preferences and convenience. The detailed name and address of PGIMER 2021 exam centres will be printed on the released admit card. Earlier PGIMER exam for MD/MS was conducted in 41 exam centres.
PGIMER test centres 2021
PGIMER 2021 Admit Card
Only the successfully registered candidates will be issued the admit card of PGIMER for the January session on November 10, 2020. Aspirants can download the PGIMER admit card 2021 only in online mode till the date of the entrance examination. In order to get the hall ticket of PGIMER 2021, applicants need to enter their login ID and password. PGI admit card will include the name of candidates, roll number, category, nationality, date & time of entrance exam, name as well as address details of exam centres and other guidelines which can be followed. In case of any incorrect information on the PGIMER admit card 2021, aspirants are required to immediately contact the admission committee. It is mandatory to carry the printout of the PGIMER 2021 admit card along with the passport size photograph and identity proof at the exam centre for verification purposes.
Aspirants can go through the exam pattern of PGIMER 2021 from the table below to get an idea of the level and structure of the test.
PGIMER 2021 paper pattern
3 hours (180 minutes)
Computer-based mode (Online)
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Revised)
Number of Questions
Type of Questions
Due to the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), no content from the PGIMER entrance exam should be shared through any medium whether written or verbal, or using any social platforms. So authorities will not release any PGIMER answer key 2021 for aspirants. During the submission of the PGIMER 2021 application form January session, candidates have to check the PGIMER non-disclosure agreement. Therefore, in case of any unofficial PGIMER answer key 2021 should not be trusted.
Authorities will release the PGIMER result January session in the form of the scorecard in the third week of November 2020. In order to download individual PGIMER results 2021, aspirants must have to log in using user/login ID, password, and captcha code. The scorecard of PGIMER 2021 displays the name, roll number, category percentile, overall and category-wise rank. Only candidates who secure the minimum qualifying percentile as specified by the authorities are considered qualified in PGIMER result 2021 for the January session. As per the result of PGIMER 2021, only the qualified aspirants will be called for the counseling process.
In order to pass the exam, candidates have to secure the minimum qualifying percentile of PGIMER 2021 for the January session. Aspirants securing the PGIMER 2021 cut off will only be called for the counselling process for admission to MD/MS courses. Authorities will release the cutoff of PGIMER for respective categories. On the basis of PGIMER cut off 2021, the merit list will be prepared for admission. Candidates can check the PGIMER 2021 cutoff percentile for each category in the table below.
PGIMER qualifying percentile
OBC/SC/ST/PwD/Rural Area/Foreign Nationals
Authorities will conduct the counselling round of PGIMER 2021 January session in the online mode. Eligible candidates are required to register themselves online for the PGIMER counseling round and fill their course preferences. Medical graduates who will meet the specified cutoff percentile will be called for various rounds of PGIMER counselling 2021. From this year, on the basis of INI CET 2021 rank, preferences of courses, availability of seats, reservation of seats, and other information, the seats to PGIMER MD/MS courses will be granted. In case of any vacant seats left, an open round of PGIMER allotment 2021 will be done
Previously, a total of approximately 207 seats has been offered by PGIMER across 20 departments in the disciplines of Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD). The PGIMER seat reservation 2021 for various categories is according to the norms of the Government of India. Apart from this, 5% of seats are reserved from candidates from rural areas, another 5% of seats are reserved for Persons with Disability, and one seat is reserved for a sponsored/deputed candidate as per the criteria for seat reservation.
PGIMER seats & reservation
|Subject / Speciality||Total||UR||OBC||SC||ST||EWS||*RA||**PwBD|
|Obst. & Gynae||6||2||2||1||1||0||1||1|
PGIMER 2021 - Contact details
In case of any confusion regarding the PGIMER 2021 exam, candidates have to contact the below-mentioned contact information.
PGIMER,Sector-12, Chandigarh,Pin- 160 012, India
Phone: EPBAX: 0091-172-2747585,2747586,2755450
Fax: 0091-172-2744401, 2745078
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - PGIMER 2021 (January Session): Dates, Eligibility, Application, Exam
Question: What is the latest update in the PGIMER 2021?
As per the latest update authorities have replaced the PGIMER 2021 exam with the Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test - INI CET.
Question: Who is the competent authority to conduct the PGIMER MD/MS course of January-2021 session?
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi is now the competent authority to conduct the PGIMER MD/MS course of January-2021 session.
Question: In which mode PGIMER 2021 exam will be conducted?
PGIMER exam cum INI CET will be conducted in the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode.
Question: When registration for PGIMER 2021 started?
Authorities have started the registration for PGIMER 2021 at aiimsexams.org from September 29, 2020.
Question: When the result will be announced?
INI CET 2021 cum PGIMER result has been released on November 28, 2020.
Question: On what basis PGIMER 2021 admission will be granted?
The PGIMER 2021 admission will be granted on the basis of INI CET rank, preferences of specializations, seats available, reservation of seats, and other details.
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