PGIMER Exam Pattern 2020
Radhika, 09 Oct 2019, #PGIMER Entrance Exam

PGIMER Exam Pattern 2020- Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh will reveal the exam pattern of MD/MS entrance test with the information brochure in the third week of October 2019. Candidates seeking admission in postgraduate medical courses must know the PGGIMER exam pattern before the exam so as to formulate a strategy to crack the exam. The entrance exam of PGIMER 2020 will be conducted in pen and paper-based mode for a duration of 180 minutes. Candidates will be required to attempt 250 multiple-choice questions based on the MBBS syllabus. Each question will have only one correct option. The exam pattern of PGIMER will reflect the type of questions, duration of exam, the medium of exam, syllabus, marking scheme and other such details.

The exam regulatory body of PGIMER conducts the entrance exam biannually for January and July session for admission to 223 MD/MS seats offered in each session. Interested candidates can check more information on the PGIMER 2020 exam pattern in the article below.

PGIMER exam pattern 2020

Candidates can check the detailed structure of the exam pattern of PGIMER 2020 in the table below.

PGIMER exam pattern

Particulars

Details

Exam date

November 24, 2019

Examination Mode

Pen and Paper Based (Offline)

Duration of Examination

3 hours (180 minutes)

Medium of Examination

English

Total Questions

250 (Each question with five alternative responses)

Question Type

Multiple Choice, Single/Multiple correct options

Scheme of Marking

Positive marking for every correct answer

Negative marking for every incorrect answer

No marks for unanswered questions

PGIMER 2019 syllabus

Based on the MBBS syllabus (Preclinical, Para-clinical and Clinical Subjects)

Preparation of Merit List

Rank of a candidate determined by the conversion of percentage scores into percentile scores.

Determination of Inter-se Merit

Candidate sare are given higher rank in the following manner;

Higher aggregate marks in MBBS

Older in age

PGIMER syllabus 2020

The exam conducting authority releases the syllabus of the PGIMER 2020 through the information bulletin. The approximate number of questions are from each subject in the PGIMER 2019 exam pattern is provided. Candidates can check the subject-wise distribution of questions in the table below.

Syllabus of PGIMER 2020

Subject

No. of questions

Applied Anatomy

6

Applied Chemistry

12

Immunogenetics and molecular biology

10

Applied Physiology

6

Pathology

15

Pharmacology

12

Microbiology

12

Forensic Medicine

6

Social and Preventive medicine

7

Internal Medicine

36

Paediatrics

12

Dermatology

6

Psychiatry

6

Radiodiagnosis

6

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

20

Radiotherapy

6

General Surgery

36

Otorhinolaryngology

10

Opthalmology

10

Orthopaedics

10

PGIMER exam pattern 2020- Marking scheme

A candidate must be completely familiar with the basic PGIMER 2020 exam pattern so as to comprehend the PGIMER 2020 marking scheme. The basic exam pattern of PGIMER 2019 is provided below.

  • A total of 250 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be asked with five alternative responses for each question in the question paper of PGIMER 2020. That amounts to a total of 1250 responses.

  • For every question, at least one correct response will be there and may or may not have more than one correct response.

  • A candidate will be awarded marks for every correct answer and marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer. No marks will be awarded for questions left unanswered as per the PGIMER exam pattern 2020.

The percentage score of a candidate as per the PGIMER 2020 exam pattern will be determined using the following formula:

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

Wherein:

x: correct answers marked

y: Incorrect answers marked

a: Correct answer (out of 1250 options)

b: Incorrect answer (out of 1250 options)

PGIMER Admit Card 2020

The candidates who will successfully submit the application form will be issued the PGIMER 2020 admit card tentatively, on November 17, 2019. In order to gain entry in the exam hall, the candidate must carry the admit card on the day of examination. Along with the admit card, the candidate will be required to mandatorily carry a valid photo ID proof. The admit card of PGIMER 2020 will disclose the address of examination centre, reporting time amongst other crucial information regarding the exam.

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when will the application form for md in hospital administration will be released

Vishwaksen Gouda Student Expert 16th Oct, 2019
Hii kanika sharma,
The aplication form for md/ms admistration in hospitals is yet to be released.It will be released in the month of january session 2020.So you still have the time for the application.Dont be panic sharma.Do apply and everything will be alright.
Thank you.
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Isnt application form for january session released yet?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019

Hello,


Application form for PGI Chandigarh for 2020 session isn't released yet, it might be out in the coming weeks, as of now no official information has been provided regarding the same by the concerned authorities. For, more details regarding this, stay updated at http://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/home.jsp

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can you give me name of all exams centres

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019

Dear Aparna, The exam centres of PGIMER willl be in Chandigarh alone and no other place across India. The exam centre details will be announced along with the examination notification. They are not told quite ahead. Please keep an eye on the official website for official notification of PGIMER examination.

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can you give the exams centre details?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019

Dear Aparna, The exam centres of PGIMER willl be in Chandigarh alone and no other place across India. The exam centre details will be announced along with the examination notification. They are not told quite ahead. Please keep an eye on the official website for official notification of PGIMER examination.


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can you mention the website for application filling for pgimer 2020 January session?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 10th Oct, 2019

Dear Meena, the official notification for PGIMER January session exam hasn't been released yet. It is speculated to be released either in 2nd or 3rd weeks of October. Once the official notification is released, authorities will also release the website to fill in the applications. For more information, please visit their official website at: http://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/home.jsp

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