About PGIMER Entrance Exam 2020

The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh has announced the result of PGIMER 2020 on December 9 , 2019, in the form of scorecard. Earlier the authorities were expected to announced PGIMER result 2020 on December 6, 2019. PGIMER, Chnadigarh successfully conducted PGIMER 2020 exam for January session on November 30, 2019, from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. For the first time, PGIMER exam was held in computer based mode for admission to 207 seats to be filled in 20 specialties of Masters of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses. The exam was held across 13 test cities. Earlier, the admit card of PGIMER 2020 January session was released on November 25, while the mock test was made available on November 15, 2019. As per the new changes, the application fee for unreserved candidates had been increased to Rs 1500, whereas, the reserved category candidates will have to pay Rs 1200.  

The process of admission is based on merit and according to the ranks obtained by the candidates in the entrance examination. Candidates who will qualify the entrance test will be invited to participate in the offline counselling of PGIMER 2020 which will commence on December 20, 2019. 

Admission to PGIMER is done through two sessions - January and July. A total of 207 seats will be filled across 20 departments in the disciplines of Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) through PGIMER 2020. As PGIMER is recognized as one of the distinguished medical institutions of India, the MD and MS programmes of PGIMER Chandigarh has a residency-cum-training programme which is covered in a span of three years.

Exam level: National Level Exam
Frequency: 2 times a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: PGIMER Chandigarh
Duration 3 Hours

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PGIMER Entrance Exam 2020 Important Dates

Past Dates and Events

24 Jan, 2020

Counselling - Round 4 - Start Date | Mode: Offline

18 Jan, 2020

Counselling - Round 3 - Start Date | Mode: Offline

10 Jan, 2020

Counselling - Round 2 - Start Date | Mode: Offline

20 Dec, 2019

Counselling - Round 1 - Start Date | Mode: Offline

09 Dec, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

25 Nov, 2019 - 30 Nov, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

30 Nov, 2019

Exam | Mode: Online

26 Oct, 2019 - 14 Nov, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

26 Oct, 2019 - 14 Nov, 2019

Application - Fee Payment | Mode: Online

25 Oct, 2019

Advertisement | Mode: Online

Candidates must check the PGIMER 2020 eligibility criteria and ensure that they meet the required terms before applying for the examination. The eligibility criteria of PGIMER 2020 is listed below. 

  • Candidates are required to possess a degree in MBBS from an institution that is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • Candidates applying to PGIMER 2020 must possess a registration certificate issued by the State Medical Council (SMC) or Medical Registration Council. 
  • All aspirants must complete the rotatory internship of one year before the date assigned for each session by PGIMER 2020.

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Aspirants seeking admission to PGIMER must fill in the PGIMER application form 2020 in order to be able to appear in the entrance examination. The PGIMER 2020 application form had been released in the online mode on October 26, 2019. The last date to fill the application form of PGIMER 2020 was November 14. The steps to fill in the application form of PGIMER 2020 are mentioned below.

  • Candidates need to click on the 'Apply Now' button on the official website of PGIMER 2020 post which they will be required to enter all the details as asked and verify the details by clicking on the 'Continue' button. 
  • Candidates must ensure that all the details entered are correct and then click on the 'Submit' button. This signifies the end of the registration process after which a User ID and Password will be sent to candidates' registered email ID and mobile numbers.
  • It is mandatory to note down the User ID and Password as it will be required for future logins. Using these details candidates must log in to their application form of PGFIMER 2020 and fill in the remaining details. 
  • Scanned images of photograph, signature, MBBS degree or provisional certificate, certificate showing internship completion and category certificate (if applicable) are to be uploaded in the next step. The images should be in the required format and size as specified.
  • After completing the process of filling in the PGIMER 2020 application form, candidates are required to pay the application fee. The fee for PGIMER application form 2020 can be paid either through SBI e-challan or through SBI i-collect (for candidates with SBI bank accounts).
  • The details of the fee payment have to be uploaded in the application form and then submitted online. Candidates must also take a print out copy of the submitted PGIMER 2020 application form as it will be required at the time of counselling.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
OBC, General Online Transgender, Female, Male ₹ 1500
SC, ST Online Transgender, Female, Male ₹ 1200

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PGIMER Entrance Exam 2020 Syllabus

Applied Anatomy
Applied Biochemistry
Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology
Applied Physiology
Pathology
Pharmacology
Microbiology
Forensic medicine
Social and preventive medicine
Internal Medicine
Pediatrics
Dermatology
Psychiatry
Radiodiagnosis
Obstetrics and gynecology
Radiotherapy
General surgery
Otorhinolaryngology
Ophthalmology
Orthopaedics

The PGIMER 2020 exam pattern is provided below. Candidates appearing for the entrance examination can go through the exam pattern of PGIMER 2020. Through an official notification, the authority has announced that the exam timing for PGIMER 2020 was held from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

ParticularsDetails
Examination mediumEnglish
Exam timings 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (REVISED)
Mode of ExaminationComputer-based mode (Online)
Question TypeMultiple Choice/Single Best Response
Number of Questions250
Scheme of marksCorrect Answer: Positive Marks, Incorrect Answer: Negative marks, Unanswered Question: No marks

PGIMER, Chandigarh, has released the admit card of PGIMER 2020 on November 25, in online mode. Candidates can be downloaded by entering the User/Login ID and Password created at the time of filling the application form. Candidates who fulfil the requisite eligibility criteria and filled the application form have been issued PGIMER 2020 admit card. The admit card of PGIMER includes the candidates' personal details, roll number, and details of the exam centre. Before downloading the admit card of PGIMER 2020, candidates must ensure that all details printed on it are correct. Eligible candidates must compulsorily carry the same to the examination hall along with a valid proof of identity.

PGIMER Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Karnataka Bengaluru
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Delhi New Delhi
Assam Guwahati
Telangana Hyderabad
Punjab Jalandhar
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
West Bengal Kolkata
Maharashtra Mumbai
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram

Documents Required at Exam

  • PGIMER 2020 admit card
  • A valid photo identity proof

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PGIMER 2020 result has been declared by PGIMER, Chandigarh, in online mode on December 9, 2019. Defying the PGIMER norms, the result for PGIMER 2020 has been released a week after the entrance exam. PGIMER result includes the names of the qualifying candidates, category, percentile scores, overall rank and category rank. After the declaration of result, the authority will also release the merit list, mentioning the details of aspirants called for offline counselling. Candidates who will secure the minimum qualifying cut off will be included in the rank list.

The minimum qualifying percentile that candidates need to secure in order to be rendered as qualified in the entrance examination is the PGIMER cutoff 2020. PGIMER, Chandigarh has set the PGIMER 2020 cutoff category-wise. Candidates meeting the required cutoff of PGIMER 2020 according to their category will be included in the merit list of qualified candidates. The PGIMER cutoff 2020 for various categories can be checked below. 

CategoryCutoff (Percentile)
General55
SC/ST/OBC/OPH/Rural Areas50
Bhutanese Nationals45


Mode of Counselling: Offline

PGIMER 2020 counselling will be conducted in four rounds - first, second, third and fourth. Candidates included in the PGIMER merit list will be called for various rounds of PGIMER counselling 2020. The candidates will be called for the first round of PGIMER 2020 counselling according to their merit rank. The second and third round of counselling for PGIMER 2020 will be, however, open to all candidates securing the required minimum qualifying percentile. PGIMER 2020 counselling will be conducted in the offline mode. All the candidates will have to report to the designated venue in order to participate in the counselling of PGIMER 2020. The admission thorough counselling for PGIMER 2020 will be subject to the availability of seats and the candidates fulfilling the required terms of eligibility.

PGIMER Entrance Exam 2020 Counselling Centers

State City
Chandigarh Chandigarh

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Copy of PGIMER application form with a recent passport sized photograph
  • PGIMER 2020 admit card
  • A valid proof of identity (photo ID)
  • Class 10 certificate as proof of date of birth
  • Certificate of qualification Class 10 onwards
  • MBBS mark sheets and certificates
  • Registration certificate from MCI
  • Certificate showing completion of internship
  • Category certificate (SC/ST/PwD), as applicable
  • Aadhar card (for selected candidates)

General Information

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: Am I eligible to apply for PGIMER 2020 July session if I miss the January session?

Answer:

Yes, any candidate who fulfills the eligibility conditions and whose applications will be accepted by the authority can appear for PGIMER exam.

Question: Who can appear for PGIMER counselling 2020?

Answer:

Only aspirants who have qualified the entrance exam by securing minimum cutoff percentile can appear for PGIMER counselling.

Question: I missed the first round of PGIMER seat allotment process, can I appear for second round?

Answer:

Yes, candidates who missed the counselling of PGIMER 2020 first round, can appear for the seat allotment round two, which is to be conducted in offline mode on January 10, 2020.

Question: How will get the admission in PGIMER 2020 during counselling?

Answer:

During the offline counselling process, candidates will be called as per their ranks in PGIMER 2020. They will also be asked to provide their preferences of courses in which they wish to get admissions. Based on these preferences, PGIEMR rank, seats availability, reservation criteria and other factors, the admission to PGIMER will be granted.

Questions related to PGIMER Entrance Exam

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when will be the second entrance exam

NAVNEET PANDEY 12th Jan, 2020

Hello Mandeep

The second exam for PGIMER will be in 4th week of November 2020, the registration will start from 4th week of October 2020.

Result will be announced in December.

These dates may vary, so you need to wait till may-june for the official declaration of exam and registration dates.

I hope it helps.


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can bds student can also give pgimer ?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 4th Jan, 2020

HI,

no, bds students are not eligible for pgimer exam,

the eligibility criteria is Candidates are required to have a degree in MBBS from an regonized institution which is affiliated by the Medical Council of India (MCI). also candidate need to have a registration certificate by smc and must complete the 1 year internship before the date assigned by pgimer.


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Will PGIMER chandigarh release a separate list of candidates for second counselling for Jan 2020? Or what is the procedure to apply for second counselling?

chandra keerthi pothina 25th Dec, 2019

Hey malar

Yes. For each round of counselling the authority will release an official notification mentioning the rank of category-wise candidates to be called for PGIMER 2020 counselling session. Medical graduates shortlisted for PGI counselling must report at the venue along with the relevant documents for verification purposes.

For more information on PGIMER counselling 2020 rounds, dates, seats and other details, go through the link below:

https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/pgimer-counselling

hope this helped

all the best


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pgi Chandigarh 2020 exam date and application form date ?? as it is held 2times a year 2nd exam date and form filling date???

KISHORE LOHRA 17th Dec, 2019

dear Purvika bhaurao wankhade,

Admission to PGIMER is done through two sessions - January and July. A total of 207 seats will be filled across 20 departments in the disciplines of Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) through PGIMER 2020.

now currently the the addmission process of January session is going on.

for july session the exam conducting authority is not released the application form now .I am providing you a link where can visit for regular updates for PGIMER.

https://medicine.careers360.com/exams/pgimer-entrance-exam

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how many total students appeared for pgi md/ms january 2020 session?

Hello Navjot Kaur

Last year approximately a total of 2 lakhs students had appeared for the examination. It is estimated that this year around 1.5 lakhs students (in total) might appear for the examination.

Hope it helps you.

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