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

Upcoming Dates and Events

20 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

Past Dates and Events

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 - Fee Payment | Mode: Online

26 Oct, 2019 - 14 Nov, 2019

Application | 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
General, OBC Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 1500
SC, ST Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 1200

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PGIMER Entrance Exam 2020 Syllabus

Applied Anatomy
Applied Biochemistry
Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology
Applied Physiology
Forensic medicine
Social and preventive medicine
Internal Medicine
Obstetrics and gynecology
General surgery

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.

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)
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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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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


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?


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?


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?


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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hi! Till which rank can get seat in pgi MD/MS in OBC category? Thanks...

VIPIN KUMAR 10th Dec, 2019


Can you tell me you are talking about PGIMS Or PGIMER so i will give you better suggestion and as per your Cut off concern Visit this section


you will find all the previous year cut off like 2019,2018,2017,2016 you can check according to your category.

good luck and if you need any other suggestion feel free to ask here.

Thank You


when is the application process goin to start for july session of pgi mds entrance exam for the year 2020?

Saurabh 23rd Nov, 2019

PGIMER application form 2020 was available in online mode from October 26 to November 14, 2019. The competent authority has also introduced several changes for the upcoming entrance test of PGIMER. As per the new changes, timings of examination have been changed from 9:00 AM - 12:00 noon to 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. For the first time, PGIMER 2020 will be conducted in the computer-based mode on November 30, 2019.

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Hi! They have given correction window for pgi exam. I have one doubt whether the documents have to be self attested?

Sonali Sahu Student Expert 18th Nov, 2019


Check the guideline from the board for attesting part. but it is not needed as document verification will be done by the end. if any one has false document will be rejected then and there. still check it from the information broucher provided to you while filling the form.

Normally in any entrance they don't say to attest it. if any original document is not there then they are attested from the institution to prove that they are verified. Better to make it clear so check it.

Hope it helps!


pls kindly share the link of mock test available on pgi website thanks

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 18th Nov, 2019


The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) has started the facility of PGIMER 2020 mock test.

You can go through the link below to attempt the mock test-


Good Luck!


it is applicable for those who are recently passed there graduation and who having no experience????

Komal Dayanand Gardi 7th Nov, 2019

Hello, please mention your question properly because you have not mentioned about for which you want to apply.


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