PGIMER Exam Pattern 2021 - Qualification, Total Marks, Syllabus, Duration
PGIMER Exam Pattern 2021 - Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh (PGIMER) will release the exam pattern of PGIMER 2021 for January session along with the information brochure. PGIMER entrance examination will be held in the last week of November. As per PGI exam pattern 2021, the test will be conducted in computer based mode. According to the PGIMER exam pattern 2021 for January session, the timings has been changed and it will be held from 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon. Candidates appearing for PGI 2021 exam must be familiar with the PGMER 2021 exam pattern specified by the authority. The mode of PGIMER 2021 exam will be 180 minutes, in which aspirants need to attempt 250 multiple choice questions based on MBBS curiculum. Candidates can read PGIMER exam pattern 2021 details such as type of questions, duration, medium, PGIMER 2021 syllabus, marking scheme and other details.
PGIMER Chandigarh exam pattern 2021
Aspirants can check the detailed structure of the exam pattern of PGIMER 2021 for January session that is mentioned below in the table.
PGIMER exam pattern - January session
Last week of November 2020
Computer-based mode (online)
Duration of Examination
3 hours (180 minutes)
9:00 AM to 12:00 noon - Changed
Medium of Examination
250 (Each question with five alternative responses)
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 2020 syllabus
Based on the MBBS syllabus (Preclinical, Para-clinical and Clinical Subjects)
Preparation of Merit List
The rank of a candidate determined by the conversion of percentage scores into percentile scores.
PGIMER Syllabus 2021
The syllabus of PGIMER 2021 will be released through an information bulletin by PGI, Chandigarh. The number of questions to be asked in PGIMER is mentioned in the table below. Aspirants are advised to check the table for better knowledge and understanding of which subject carries the maximum marks weight-age and which carries the minimum. However, as every mark is important, candidates are advised not to consider any subject least significant.
No. of questions
Immunogenetics and molecular biology
Social and Preventive medicine
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Reason assertive questions
PGIMER exam pattern 2021 marking scheme
It is extremely important for aspirants to be completely aware of the basic exam pattern of PGIMER 2021, so as to understand the PGIMER 2021 marking scheme. Candidates can read the points mentioned in the table below to get an idea about the basic exam pattern of PGIMER 2021 January session.
As a total number of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) asked in the PGIMER exam is 250 with five alternative responses for each question, that amounts to a total of 1250 responses.
For each question, at least one correct response will be there and may or may not have more than one correct response.
An aspirant will be awarded marks for every correct answer and negative marking will be done for every incorrect answer. It is to be noted that no marks will be given for deducted for questions left unanswered.
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
x: correct answers marked
y: Incorrect answers marked
a: Correct answer (out of 1250 options)
b: Incorrect answer (out of 1250 options)
Candidates who will successfully submit the PGIMER application form 2021 will be issued PGIMER 2021 admit card in the third week of November. Before the release of the admit card, the authority will release the mock test for all the registered candidates. Candidates must carry the admit card on the day of examination in order to enter the examination hall. Along with the admit card, the candidate will be required to mandatorily carry a valid photo ID proof. The admit card of PGIMER 2021 discloses the address of examination center, reporting time amongst other crucial information regarding the exam.
PGIMER 2021 exam result will be declared by the authorities in online mode. The result for PGIMER 2021 will be announced in the form of a scorecard that can be checked using the login ID, password and captcha code. Based on the scores of PGIMER 2021, the authority will also release the merit list with the name of the candidates who are eligible to appear for the counselling process. PGIMER result for MD/MS courses will mention the names of candidates, roll number, total percentile & marks obtained, subject-wise scores, All India Rank (AIR) and other counselling details. Candidates who will secure the minimum required percentile as declared by the exam conducting authority will be considered to have cleared the entrance examination.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - PGIMER Exam Pattern 2021 - Qualification, Total Marks, Syllabus, Duration
Question: What is the duration of the examination as per the exam pattern of PGIMER?
The examination will be conducted for a duration of 3 hours, i.e., 180 minutes.
Question: According to PGIMER exam pattern 2021 what is the mode of examination?
PGIMER 2021 will be conducted in computer-based mode.
Question: How many questions are asked during the examination?
The exam pattern of PGIMER suggests that there will be 250 questions each with five alternate responses.
Question: What is the syllabus of PGIMER 2021 based on?
The syllabus of PGIMER 2021 is based on the MBBS syllabus (Preclinical, Para-clinical and Clinical Subjects)
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Is there a student of NEET 2020 qualified can be offer MBBS course?
NEET is the official entrance for students all over thr country for BPT MBBS BDS degree. To sit for MBBS counselling one has to clear the cut off marks or percentile. Generally
For general category it is 50 percentile
For Obc category it is 40 percentile
For SC Category it is 40 percentile
For ST Category it is 40 percentile
For PWD category it is 45 percentile
Minimum cut off percentile is constant but as the standard of the question paper and total number of candidates appraring in the exam are no constant . So cut off marks vary
Qualifying cutoff for this year is
Students qualifying the above marks will be offered MBBS course.
DMLT complete karne ke baad PGIMER Exam de sakte ho kya ??
If your query is regarding BSc Medical Technology(Laboratory) then its eligibility criteria is passed three year diploma in medical laboratory from a recognized university, admission is done through entrance exam conducted by university, visit the official website at https://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/home.jsp to know more details regarding this.
DMLT ke baad PGIMER exam de sakte ho kya??
You haven't mentioned you're enquiring regarding which course, as you have completed DMLT if your question is for BSc Medical Technology(Laboratory) then yes, you're eligible those who have completed their three year diploma in medical laboratory can apply for Bsc MTL, entrance exam is conducted regarding this, you may visit the official website at https://pgimer.edu.in/ for more details regarding this.
I need pgimer bsc nursing previous years question papers
These books are a panacea for PGIMER Nursing test:
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Essentials of Pediatrics Nursing by Rimple Sharma
Exercise Book of Nursing Research by Indarjit Walia
pgimer bsc nursing admit cards are out or not ?and what is the date of bsc nursing enterance exam?
Pigmer BSC nursing admit cards are not released. The date will be updated soon for admit cards. It will be 10-15 days before exam. Pigmer BSC nursing entrance exams will be commenced on July 28,2020.
100 MCQs will be asked in entrance test , Duration of the exam will be one hour and thirty minutes.