PGIMER Cutoff 2020

PGIMER Cutoff 2020 PGIMER, Chandigarh will shortlist medical graduates for admission to Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Surgery (MS) on the basis of PGIMER 2020 cutoff. The regulatory body will release the cutoff of PGIMER 2020 for January session along with the prospectus. PGIMER cutoff 2020 is the minimum percentile which must be secured to qualify the entrance test. Candidates belonging to open, sponsored and deputed category must secure at least 55th percentile, while OBC/SC/ST aspirants should secure 50th percentile and Bhutanese nationals have to obtain 45th percentile. The scores equivalent to PGIMER cutoff percentile will be released along with the result.
LATEST: PGIMER admit card 2020 has been released on November 25!

The category-wise PGIMER cutoff 2020 will be determined and represents the last rank as well as score for which the admission is offered under specified specialisation. The cutoff of PGIMER January 2020 will be prepared on the basis of parameters such as number of candidates appeared for exam, applications received and seats available. It must be noted that aspirant securing qualifying cutoff percentile will not considered for admission, as the qualifying cutoff will be different than PGIMER cutoff for admission. Read the article on PGIMER cutoff 2020 for more information on preparation of percentile and other details here.

PGIMER entrance exam is conducted twice a year in January and July session for admission to MD and MS courses. Candidates who has appeared for PGIMER 2020 for January session must secure the corresponding cutoff percentile and marks.

PGIMER 2020 Cutoff

The below table mentions the PGIMER cutoff percentile 2020 for different categories. Candidates who will qualify the PGIMER 2020 exam will be eligible to participate for seat allotment process. During the counselling process, aspirants have to provide their preferences and will be granted admission on the basis of PGIMER rank. However, the seats will be filled, the qualified candidates will not be granted admission.

PGIMER Qualifying Qualifying Percentile


Cutoff (Percentile)

General (Open) and Deputy/Sponsored


SC, ST, OBC, OPH, Rural Areas, Foreign Nationals


Bhutanese Nationals


Factors that determine PGIMER Cutoff 2020

  • The number of candidates appearing in the PGIMER 2020
  • Total number of sanctioned seats
  • Applications received for admission
  • Category of the candidate

If any of these parameters change, the PGIMER 2020 cutoff will also change. For example, if the number of MBBS seats is raised, PGIPMER cutoff 2020 is likely come down. But if instead, the number of seats is reduced, competition would increase pushing the cutoff higher.

Procedure to determine Inter-se Merit

If two or more candidates score equal scores in PG entrance examination, then, the merit rank of candidates will be determined in the following sequence.

  • Candidates who has a higher aggregate of mark in PGIMER 2020 exam will be given a higher rank.

  • If the tie is unresolved, then it will be determined based on age, with the candidate who is older in age to be ranked higher.

Method to Calculate Score

Admission authority of PGIMER will use a unique technique for calculating scores. The question paper of PGIMER 2020 would include 250 multiple choice questions each with five answer options. Of these five options, there can be one or more correct response(s). So, there are 1250 responses in total out which say, ‘a’ is the number of correct responses and ‘b’ is the number of incorrect responses and thus, a+b = 1250. Positive marks will be awarded for a every correct answer; likewise for selecting a wrong option, marks will be deducted. For questions left answered, zero marks will be awarded. The choices opted by the candidate will be processed by a customized software and score will be calculated. Now, assuming ‘x’ is the number of truly correct answers and ‘y’ is the number of answers wrongly marked by the candidate, the percentage score of the candidate is calculated by using the formula given below:

Percentage Score of a candidate= [x/a–y/b]*100

To give an illustration, let us assume that the question paper has 600 correct responses but the candidate has marked 580 responses correctly of which only 450 are truly correct while the remaining 130 are incorrect. So in this case, a = 600, b = 650, x = 450 and y = 130 and the percentage score of the candidate is

[(450/600) – (130/650)]*100 = 55%.

PGIMER Result 2020

PGI, Chandigarh will announce the result of PGIMER 2020 for January session on December 6, 2019. PGIMER result will be declared five days after the conduction of exam. The authority will release PGIMER result 2020 in online mode in the form of merit list. Candidates securing the minimum qualifying percentile will be included in the result. If the result will be available in PDF format, then candidates will have to search their name and roll number to check their individual results. Apart from roll number, PGIMER 2020 result will contain details like percentile, category and overall rank.

Category-wise PGIMER 2019 Cutoff rank (July session)


Cutoff Rank









Foreign Nationals


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when is the application process goin to start for july session of pgi mds entrance exam for the year 2020?

Saurabh 23rd Nov, 2019

PGIMER application form 2020 was available in online mode from October 26 to November 14, 2019. The competent authority has also introduced several changes for the upcoming entrance test of PGIMER. As per the new changes, timings of examination have been changed from 9:00 AM - 12:00 noon to 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. For the first time, PGIMER 2020 will be conducted in the computer-based mode on November 30, 2019.

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Hi! They have given correction window for pgi exam. I have one doubt whether the documents have to be self attested?

Sonali Sahu Student Expert 18th Nov, 2019


Check the guideline from the board for attesting part. but it is not needed as document verification will be done by the end. if any one has false document will be rejected then and there. still check it from the information broucher provided to you while filling the form.

Normally in any entrance they don't say to attest it. if any original document is not there then they are attested from the institution to prove that they are verified. Better to make it clear so check it.

Hope it helps!


pls kindly share the link of mock test available on pgi website thanks

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 18th Nov, 2019


The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) has started the facility of PGIMER 2020 mock test.

You can go through the link below to attempt the mock test-

Good Luck!


it is applicable for those who are recently passed there graduation and who having no experience????

Komal Dayanand Gardi 7th Nov, 2019

Hello, please mention your question properly because you have not mentioned about for which you want to apply.



what is time of exam on 30 january 2019of md/ms

Deblina Roy 14th Nov, 2019

Dear Aspirant,

I think your question is wrong. 2019 is over so what will you do with this details?

Thank you.

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