PGIMER Seats and Reservation 2020
Radhika, 04 Sep 2019, #PGIMER Entrance Exam

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:

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. The sponsoring authority will bear all the financial implications of the candidate during the training period at PGIMER Chandigarh.

PGIMER Seat and Reservation 2020

Category

Reservation

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

27%

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)

22.5%

Rural Area

5%

Person with Disability (PwD)

3%


PGIMER Seats and Reservation 2020 – Category-wise Distribution

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)*

Department

Gen

RA

PwD

SC

ST

OBC

Spon

FN

Anaesthesia

12


2**
4
1
10

4

2

Dermatology

1



1


1

1


Community Medicine





1




Biochemistry




1



2

1

ENT

1

1^^

1**

2


1

2


Medical Microbiology

4

1^^

1**


1

3

2

1

Internal Medicine

8

1^

1**

3

1

4

4

1

Forensic Medicine

2





1

1


Nuclear Medicine

1

1^^

1**



1



Ortho Surgery




1


2

1

1

Ophthalmology

1

1^

1**

1


2

2


Obstt. & Gynae

1

1^

2**



2

4


Pathology


1^

1*

1


1

6

1

Psychiatry



1**


1

2

2

3

Pharmacology




1

1


4

1

Paediatrics

5


2**

2

1

8

4

1

Radiodiagnosis

1


2**

1

1

2

1


General Surgery

12

1^

1*+1**

2

2

7

5


Radiotherapy

1




1

2

2

1

Transfusion Medicine

3




1

1

3

1

Total

53

8

17

20

11

50

50

14

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

*Tentative

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.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - PGIMER Seats and Reservation 2020

Question: When can I check the reservation of seats in PGIMER 2020 January session?

Answer:

The seats reservation will be released along with the PGIMER application form 2020 in the first week of October 2019.

Question: How many seats will be reserved for SC/ST/OBC candidates?

Answer:

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.

Question: Besides SC/ST/OBC, are there any other reservation in PGIMER 2020 January session?

Answer:

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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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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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.

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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.

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Papeya Dubey Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019

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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

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