PGIMER Seats and Reservation 2020– The medical graduates who wish to get admission in PGIMER, Chandigarh must be aware of the seats and reservation of PGIMER 2020 for January session. The seat matrix for the January session will be released along with the release of application form of PGIMER 2020. The seats available may vary for each session thus candidates will be able to know the actual seat matrix for January session in the second week of October. As per the PGIMER seats and reservation for July session, the qualified candidates will be granted admission to a total of 223 MD/MS courses.
In the PGIMER seats and reservation 2020 criteria, a certain number of seats will be reserved for the benefit of candidates who belong to underprivileged sections of the society. Aspirants who qualify the PGIMER exam will be granted admission on the basis of combined and category-wise merit list, which will be prepared on the basis of PGIMER 2020 seats and reservation. The number of candidates called for offline PGIMER counselling will be thrice the number of seats available for admission. It is done in order to compensate for absentee candidates. Interested aspirants can read the information on PGIMER seats and reservation 2020 for different categories and other details from the article below.
PGIMER 2020 Seat Reservation Criteria
PGIMER, Chandigarh has set criteria for the reservation of seats of PGIMER 2020 for the different categories based on which the seat matrix is prepared. To get admission under the below-mentioned categories, the candidates will be required to furnish the certificate (as per the official format) in support of their claim which has been issued by the competent authority. The percentage of seats reserved for various categories in PGIMER 2020 has been described below.
Other Backward Classes (OBC): Of the total seats, 27% of seats have been reserved for candidates belonging to OBC category. Such candidates, however, need to fulfil the minimum admission requirements of PGIMER 2020 i.e., candidates need to obtain 50th percentile in the entrance test in order to be included in the merit list prepared for the OBC quota.
Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Caste (ST/SC): About 22.5% seats approximately are reserved for the ST/SC candidates. In order to secure admission under these categories, candidates need to score 50th percentile in the entrance which is the minimum admission requirement for PGIMER 2020.
Candidates working/have worked in Rural Areas: PGIMER Chandigarh reserves 5% of the total seats for candidates who are working or have rendered their services in any rural area (with a population less than 5000) for a period of at least two years until June 30 for the January session.
Persons with Disability: 3% of the total seats are reserved for candidates with benchmark disabilities under the PGIMER seat and reservation criteria 2020.
Sponsored Candidates: Certain seats through PGIMER 2020 are to be reserved for deputed/sponsored candidates nominated by institutions under Central/State Government, autonomous bodies of the Central Government or MCI recognized Public sector colleges. Such candidates also need to qualify in the entrance test and will be considered for admission only if the following criteria are fulfilled:
Candidates are employees and must have worked for at least three years with the sponsoring authority as on or before December 31 for the January session.
Candidates, after completing training with PGIMER Chandigarh will work for a period of five years in the field of training received with the concerned sponsoring authority.
The sponsoring authority will bear all the financial implications of the candidate during the training period at PGIMER Chandigarh.
PGIMER Seat and Reservation 2020
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)
Person with Disability (PwD)
As mentioned above, the seat and reservation of PGIMER 2020 for January session will be released along with the application form in the second week of October 2019. Meanwhile, aspirants can check the seats available through PGIMER 2020 have been distributed and reserved for various categories for in the following manner.
PGIMER Seats and Reservation 2020 (July Session)*
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Gen-General, SC-Schedule Caste, ST-Schedule Tribe, OBC-Other Backward Classes, RA-Rural Area (^ - Fresh seats, ^^ - Backlog), PwD-People with Disability (* - Fresh seats, ** - Backlog), Spon-Sponsored, FN-Foreign National
PGIMER Seat and Reservation 2020 – Important Features
PGIMER Chandigarh will prepare two types of merit lists – combined and category-wise as per the PGIMER 2020 seat and reservation rules.
Candidates from reserved categories securing a higher order of merit in the combined merit list will be able to compete for the Open/General category seats.
Candidates from the various categories also need to secure the minimum qualifying percentile required for admission purposes.
The allotment of seat in the MD/MS programmes will be according to the order of merit of the candidates.
The seats reservation will be released along with the PGIMER application form 2020 in the first week of October 2019.
As per the PGIMER seats and reservation, 27% seats will be reserved for OBC candidates, while 22.5% seats will be reserved for ST and SC candidates.
Apart from the above mentioned reserved categories, 5% seats will be for aspirants who have worked in rural areas and 3% will be reserved for PWD candidates. Also, the seats will be reserved for foreign nationals and sponsored applicants
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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
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.
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