About PGIMER Entrance Exam 2020

The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh will conduct PGIMER 2020 in offline mode on November 24, 2019. The admission to PGIMER is done through two sessions - January and July. The entrance exam of PGIMER 2020 will be conducted on November 24, 2019, and the result will be declared on November 25. Through PGIMER 2020,  admission to around 223 seats will be offered across 20 departments in the disciplines of Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD). The first round of PGIMER 2020 will be conducted on December 16, 2019. The second round of counselling is scheduled to be conducted on January 10, 2020. Third of counselling of PGIMER 2020 will be conducted on January 18, 2020. Subsequently, the fourth round of counselling of PGIMER 2020 will be conducted on January 24, 2020.

The process of admission to PGIMER 2020 is based on merit and according to the ranks obtained by the candidates in the entrance examination. As PGIMER is recognized as one of the distinguished medical institutions of India, the MD and MS programmes of PGIMER Chandigarh follows a residency-cum-training covered in a span of three years. The process of admission through PGIMER 2020 will be strictly according to the merit and rank secured by the candidates in the entrance examination.

The authority will conduct the second round of PGIMER 2019 (July session) on July 12 in offline mode. Earlier, the first round of PGIMER 2019 counselling was conducted on June 17. The third round of PGIMER 2019 counselling is scheduled to be conducted on July 26. 

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 Jan 2020 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

01 Oct, 2019 - 02 Nov, 2019 (Tentative)

Application | Mode: Online Ongoing

01 Oct, 2019 - 02 Nov, 2019 (Tentative)

Application - Fee Payment | Mode: Online Ongoing

24 Nov, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

17 Nov, 2019 - 24 Nov, 2019 (Tentative)

Admit Card | Mode: Online

25 Nov, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

16 Dec, 2019

Counselling - Round 1 - Start Date | Mode: Offline

10 Jan, 2020

Counselling - Round 2 - Start Date | Mode: Offline

18 Jan, 2020

Counselling - Round 3 - Start Date | Mode: Offline

24 Jan, 2020

Counselling - Round 4 - Start Date | Mode: Offline

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 and Offline

Mode of Payment : Bank Challan | Other

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 will be released in the online mode. 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
ST, SC Offline Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 800
General, OBC Offline Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 1000

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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. 

ParticularsDetails
Examination mediumEnglish
Mode of ExaminationPen and paper-based (offline)
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, will release the admit card of PGIMER 2020, in online mode. Candidates who will fulfil the requisite eligibility criteria and fill in the application form will be issued PGIMER 2020 admit card. The admit card of PGIMER will include the candidates' personal details, roll number, and details of the exam centre. All the eligible candidates who will be issued PGIMER 2020 admit card 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

Documents Required at Exam

  • PGIMER 2020 admit card
  • A valid photo identity proof

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PGIMER 2020 result will be declared by PGIMER, Chandigarh, in online mode on November 25, 2019. As per PGIMER norms, the result for PGIMER 2020 will be released a day after the entrance exam. PGIMER result will include 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 scorecard which can be downloaded through the login credentials. 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)

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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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