AIAPGET 2020 Exam Pattern; Mode, Total Questions and Marking Scheme

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    All India AYUSH Post Graduate Entrance Test (AIAPGET) is an All India ranking exam for qualifying admission to Post Graduate AYUSH (Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani and Siddha) courses. National Testing Agency (NTA), an autonomous body conducts the AIAPGET exam. Check AIAPGET 2020 Application Form

    • AIAPGET 2020 will be an online computer based test.
    • The exam will be conducted for 90 minutes’ duration.
    • There is only one section included in AIAPGET 2020 which will have 100 multiple choice questions with single select option.
    • Maximum marks are 400 and each correct answer earns 4 marks.
    • Negative marking will be applicable in AIAPGET 2020. For each wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
    Exam Pattern Highlights

    AIAPGET 2020 Exam Pattern Highlights

    Exam ModeOnline Computer Based Test
    Number of papers1 Paper
    Number of sectionsNo section
    Question Paper TypeMultiple choice questions with single select option
    Exam duration1 hour and 30 minutes (90 minutes)
    Exam languageEnglish

    Note: AIAPGET Exam Pattern will be based on graduation level. There is only one test paper which will consist of 100 multiple choice questions.The syllabus covers basic understanding to the advancement of relevant medical study programme like Ayurveda (BAMS), Homeopathy (BHMS), Siddha (BSMS) etc.

    Marking Scheme

    AIAPGET 2020 Marking Scheme

    The test paper for AIAPGET 2020 will be consisting of questions of 100 multiple choice single select questions and every question has equal weight. Each question is allotted 4 marks for the correct response and 1 mark will be deducted for incorrect response of each question. No deduction from the total score will be made if no response is indicated for a question.

    Mark for Each Question of AIAPGET 20204
    Negative Marking for Wrong Answer- 1
    Questions Not Answered

    AIAPGET Syllabus

    AIAPGET 2020 Exam Syllabus

    The syllabus is very vast as it covers the entire graduation study course material of BAMS, BHMS, BSMS and BYMS. 


    • History of Ayurved
    • Philosophy (kriya sharer)
    • Structure of Body (Rachana sharer)
    • Basic fundamental of Atang Hridya (Maulik siddhant avum astang hridya)
    • Pharmacology and Materia Medica (dravyaguna vighyan)
    • Toxicology, Forensic Medicine And Medical Jurisprudence (agadtantra)
    • Iatrochemistry  And Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics (rasashatra)
    • Charak Samhita
    • Rog Nidan
    • Swasthavritta
    • Prasuti Tantra and Stri Roga
    • Kaumarbhritya Parichaya
    • Charak Samhita (uttarardha)
    • Kayachikitsa
    • Panchkarma
    • Shalya Tantra
    • Shalakya Tantra
    • Research methodology and medical statistics


    • Homeopathic Pharmacy
    • Anatomy
    • Physiology including Biochemistry
    • Homeopathic Materia and Medica
    • Organon of Medicine, Principles of Homoeopathic Philosophy and Psychology
    • Pathology and Microbiology
    • Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
    • Surgery including ENT Ophthalmology and Dental Homoeo. Therapeutics
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology Infant care and Homoeo. Therapeutics
    • Practice of Medicine
    • Community Medicine


    • Three primordial, eternal entities and their Siddha anthric theories (Pathi, Pasu, Paasam)
    • Initiation towards the highest goal of life (Deekai)
    • Epistemology (Alavai)
    • Five element theory (lymbootha Kolgai)
    • 96 Fundamental Principles (Thathuvams) and its different concepts
    • Three humoural theory ( Uyir Thaathukkal)
    • Seven Physical constituents ( UdalKattukal )
    • Five basic properties of Drug
    • History of Tamil Nadu including three Tamil Academies and Ancient Religious Traditions of Tamils(Arusamaiyakolgai)


    • Arabic and Mantiq wa Falsifa
    • Kulliyat Umoore Tabiya
    • Tashreehul Badan
    • Munafeul Aaza
    • Tareekh-e-Tib
    • Tahaffuzi wa Samaji Tib
    • Ilmul Advia
    • Mahiyatul Amraz
    • Communication Skills
    • Ilmul Saidla wa Murakkabat
    •  Tibbe Qanooni wa Ilmul Samoom
    • Sareeriyat wa Usoole Ilaj
    • Ilaj Bit Tadbeer
    • Amraz-e-Atfal  
    • Moalajat  
    • Moalajat
    • Amraze Niswan
    • Ilmul Qabalat wa Naumaulood
    • Ilmul Jarahat
    • Ain, Uzn, Anaf, Halaq wa Asnan

    Check AIAPGET Practice Paper

    Exam Instructions

    AIAPGET 2020 Important Instructions

    Following are the General Instructions for AIAPGET 2020 a candidate must follow:

    • Kindly note that by registering for AIAPGET 2020, candidates are covered by Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). Under NDA, candidates are bound to not disclose any question or contents of question paper in part by any mean or in any condition.
    • In case the candidate is found breaching NDA, it will be deemed as punishable act and strict action will be taken as per the rules and agreement.
    • Please check the Admit Card carefully for your Name, Paper, Date of Birth, Gender, Test Centre Name, City, State Code of Eligibility and Category. In case of any discrepancy, communicate to examination authority i.e. immediately for necessary action. Official email for catering issues related to AIAPGET is
    • The AIAPGET 2020 Admit Card is issued provisionally to the candidate subject to his/her satisfying the eligibility conditions.
    • Candidates are advised to reach the venue at least 1½ hours before AIAPGET 2020 examination so as to complete the registration formalities and 15 minutes’ exam demo process well before the time. The registration desk will be closed 15 minutes prior to the examination.
    • The candidate must show, on demand, AIAPGET 2020 Admit Card for admission in the examination room/hall.
    • A candidate who does not possess AIAPGET 2020 Admit Card issued by the Board shall not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.
    • Candidates claiming the relaxation under PwD category must carry with them the copy PwD certificate in the prescribed format (Appendix 9) issued by the Competent Authority.
    • No candidate, under any circumstances, will be allowed to enter AIAPGET 2020 Examination Centre after the commencement of AIAPGET 2020 examination.
    • A seat indicating roll number will be allocated to each candidate. Candidate should find out and occupy their allotted seat only. Any candidate found to have changed room or the seat on his/her own other than allotted, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and no plea would be accepted for it.
    • The candidate should ensure that the question paper available on the computer is as per his/her choice of medium. In case, the question paper is in medium other than his/her choice, the same may be brought to the notice of the Invigilator concerned.
    • No Candidate will be allowed to carry any baggage inside the AIAPGET 2020 Examination Centre. AIAPGET Apex Board will not be responsible for any belongings stolen or lost at the premises.
    • Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device, except the Admit Card, identity proof, document as required.
    • Smoking and eating are strictly prohibited in AIAPGET 2020 examination room.
    • Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks are not allowed to be taken into AIAPGET 2020 examination rooms during examination hours.
    • Approach the Centre Superintendent/Invigilator in the room for any technical assistance, first aid emergency or any other information during the course of AIAPGET 2020 examination.
    • No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator concerned, will leave his/her seat or AIAPGET 2020 Examination Room until the full duration of the paper. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as instructed by the Centre Superintendent / Invigilators.

    AIAPGET Exam Pattern 2020 FAQs

    Ques.  What is the marking scheme of AIAPGET 2020?

    Ans. As per the marking scheme of AIAPGET 2020 : 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

    Ques.  Which subject related questions are asked in AIAPGET exam?

    Ans. In AIAPGET 2020 questions will be asked from subjects like- Ayurveda, Unani, Homeopathy and Siddha. There are multiple topics covered under these subjects. Candidates should prepare their graduation level syllabus to score well in exam.

    Ques.  How many questions are there in AIAPGET?

    Ans. There are total 100 questions in AIAPGET , that are to be attemted in 90 minutes duration. Total marks are 400.

    Ques.  By mistake I have marked 2 options in the exam. Will I get marks for that question?

    Ans. No, marks will not be alloted for that question. Candidates should be careful while marking the answer and only one option should be marked as final answer.

    Ques.  Can I self prepare for the exam or coaching is required?

    Ans. If a candidate wants to self prepare and crack the exam, it is possible. You should be familiar with the complete syllabus and exam pattern and strategies your preparation accordingly.

    Ques.  What if I skip the question without marking any response. Is there any negative marking?

    Ans. NO, there is no negative marking for the question in which no response is marked.

    Ques.  Can I give the exam in offline mode?

    Ans. Candidates have to attempt the exam in online mode only, at the test center and the system allocated to them. There is no provision of offline test.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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