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 is the application form going to be released ? and on which site ..could you please send or attach the link .

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 20th 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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when will the notifiction for applying md/ms course for november session 2019 will appear ?

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 20th Oct, 2019
Hello,


The National Board of Examinations (NBE) will release the NEET PG 2020 application form in the first week of November 2019 in online mode. In order to take admission in Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses offered in government and private medical colleges, Deemed/Central Universities, candidates are required to fill the online application form of NEET PG 2020. Candidates who have completed their MBBS course with 12 months compulsory rotatory internship on or before March 31, 2020, will be eligible to fill the NEET PG application form 2020. The last date to fill the NEET PG application form is likely to fall in the last week of November 2019.

https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-pg-application-form

I hope this helps
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DM jan session dates announced?

Apoorva Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019

Hello dear student,

As you asked for the dates of PGI Chandigarh exam important dates of the exam for January sessions are

The online application date release was in the third week of October 2019, the last date to fill online application is 2nd November 2019, the last date of fee submission is November 2nd 2019, date of the release of admit card of the exam is November 17 2019, the date of examination is November 24 2019, I hope the above mentioned information is helpful to you while the dates are tentative and can be changed.

Best wishes

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when the add for admission i for session JAN 2020 SHALL BE INVITED

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 19th 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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when pgi chandigar pg entrance exam application will be released

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 19th 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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