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AIIMS PG 2020 Counselling (Started), Seat Allotment and Selection Process
AIIMS PG January 2020 session was conducted by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi on November 17, 2019. AIIMS PG 2020 Result has been released on November 22, 2019. Candidates can download the result PDF from the official website – aiimsexams.org – Download Here
Latest: AIIMS PG Counselling schedule has been released – Apply Here
AIIMS PG is a national level entrance exam organized to offer admission into various postgraduate courses like MD, DM, MS, M.Ch and MDS. Candidates who will successfully qualify the entrance exam will get admission into New Delhi, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur and Rishikesh AIIMSs campuses in the country. This test is held twice a year for January and July session.
|AIIMS PG Eligibility||AIIMS PG Exam Pattern||AIIMS PG 2020 Syllabus|
AIIMS PG 2020 Highlights
The key points about AIIMS PG 2020 are highlighted below:
|Exam Name||All India Institute of Medical Sciences Post Graduate Test|
|Conducting Body||AIIMS New Delhi|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Computer Based Test|
|Courses offered||MD, MS, M.Ch, DM, and MDS|
|AIIMS PG Seats||Approx. 439 (MD, MS, and MDS)|
|AIIMS PG Helpline||1800117898 | firstname.lastname@example.org|
AIIMS PG 2020 Application Dates
Here, candidates can get the exam dates for AIIMS PG January session 2020.
|Starting of basic registration||June 29, 2019|
|End of basic registration||August 27, 2019|
|Updated Status of Basic Registration & last date of correction in rejected images||September 3 to September 9, 2019|
|Accepted Basic registration final status||September 16, 2019|
|Uploading of Prospectus and Tentative Seat Position||September 2019|
|Date for Code Generation (only for accepted Basic Registration candidates)||September 16, to October 11, 2019|
|Uploading of Prospectus (For Sponsored and Foreign National)||September 24, 2019|
|Final Registration & completion of details (Qualification, City Choices & Payment only for the candidates successfully generated code)||September 27 to October 11, 2019|
|Last date of document submission||4th week of October 2019|
|Release of Admit card||November 7, 2019|
|AIIMS PG 2020 Exam||November 17, 2019|
|Announcement of AIIMS PG results||November 22, 2019 (Released)|
|Seat Allocation announcement (Announcement of seat allocation of 1st Round)||December 13, 2019|
|Starting of Counselling rounds||December 2, 2019|
For DM/M.Ch (3 years)/MD (Hospital Administrator):
|Starting of Online registration process||1st week of September 2019|
|Ending of registration||4th week of September 2019|
|Status of Application||2nd week of October 2019|
|Last date of documents submission||3rd week of October 2019|
|Release of Admit card||4th week of October 2019|
|Exam Date (Stage I)||November 3, 2019|
|Announcement of Result (Stage I)||November 7, 2019|
|Departmental Assessment (Stage II)||November 10 – 20, 2019|
|Release of Final result notification||November 26, 2019|
|Admission last date||4th week of February 2020|
Who can Apply for AIIMS PG?
All India Institute of Medical Studies defines the eligibility standards as per the program. Tabulated below is a brief of eligibility as per programs offered:
|Academic Qualification||MD/ MS||MBBS Degree from University recognized by The Medical Council of India|
|MDS||BDS Degree from University recognized by the Dental Council of India|
|Internship/ Practical Training||MD/ MS/ MDS||Completed 12 months compulsory Internship/ Practical on or before November 30, 2020|
|Minimum Qualifying Marks in MBBS/ BDS||MD/ MS/ MDS||Gen./ OBC: 50% marks in aggregate|
SC/ ST: 50% marks in aggregate
PWBD (Gen./ OBC): 50% in aggregate
PWBD (Gen./ SC/ ST): 50% marks in aggregate
Note: Failing to satisfy eligibility standards/ criteria or submitting false information solely for appearing in the examination for practice purpose, he/ she will be debarred from appearing in AIIMS Exam in future.
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AIIMS PG 2020 Reservation
As per the official brochure released at aiimsexams.org, 49.5% of the total PG seats are reserved for SC/ ST and OBC category. The bifurcation of seats for AIIMS, New Delhi, and its 6 other affiliates is as follows:
- Other Backward Class (OBC): 27%
- Scheduled Caste (SC): 15%
- Scheduled Tribe (ST): 7.5%
- For MD/ MS – 5% seats are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities. The reservation is provided on a horizontal basis, as per their rank in order of merit in AIIMS PG.
- For MDS– one seat is reserved for PWBD for November 2020 Session.
How to Register for AIIMS PG 2020?
The registration for AIIMS PG 2020 is completely online. Candidates can follow the following steps to fill AIIMS PG 2020 Application Form:
Step 1: Visit the official website i.e. aiimsexams.org.
Step 2:Online Registration – Click on ‘New Registration’. Enter personal and Academic details. Click ‘Save & Proceed’ after filling up this page.
Step 3: Make Payment – Candidates are required to choose one of the following modes to pay fees.
- Credit/ Debit card and
- Net banking
Step 4: Selecting Exam City & Uploading Documents – Select one examination city as per your preference. Make note that once the center is chosen, it can not be changed later under any circumstances. Next, scan and upload the documents as per the defined guidelines. The guidelines are as follows:
|Scanned Images||File Format||Size||Dimension|
|Photograph||JPEG/ GIF/ PNG/||50 to 100 KB||35mm X 45 mm|
|Signature||JPEG/ GIF/ PNG||10 to 50 KB||63mm X 63 mm|
|Left Hand Thumb Impression||JPEG/ GIF/ PNG||10 to 50 KB||43mm X 43 mm|
Step 5: Print Application Form – After pressing submit button, the application form will be generated which contains registration number along with filled in details. Candidates can print the submitted form for future reference.
Check detailedAIIMS PG Registration
AIIMS PG Application Fee
Application Fee for general as well as reserved categories is given below:
|General and OBC||INR 1000|
|SC/ ST||INR 800|
Download AIIMS PG 2020 Admit Card
AIIMS New Delhi issued the admit cards to successfully registered candidate online. Enter Application No. and password to access AIIMS PG Admit Card consisting the following details:
- Candidate’s Name
- Candidate’s Photo and Signature
- Roll Number
- Exam Date and Time
- Exam Venue and Reporting Time
- Exam Day instructions
Important Points related to Admit Card
- One Photo ID Proof – Voter ID, Pan Card/ Aadhar Card/ Driving Licence/ e-Aadhar must be carried along with the document at the exam center
- Ensure that the photo and signature printed on hall ticket are not mutilated/ distorted etc.
- Preserve the ticket till the completion of admission procedure.
- Failing to produce the document at the time of AIIMS 2020, the candidature will stand cancelled.
- In case of any discrepancy, call on 1800117898 or email at email@example.com.
AIIMS PG 2020 Exam Centers (Updated)
- At the time of filling in AIIMS Application, candidates are required to indicate their choices there and then. The chosen city is subject to confirmation of payment of AIIMS PG fee.
- It is advised to register immediately, as the exam center is done on the first-come-first-serve basis.
- Take utmost care while choosing the exam center for AIIMS PG 2020.
AIIMS PG 2020 is conducted in 8 zones –
Zone 1 – Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Chandigarh and Punjab
Zone 2 – Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand
Zone 3 – Assam, Tripura, West Bengal
Zone 4 – Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan
Zone 5 – Goa and Maharashtra
Zone 6 – Chattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha
Zone 7 – Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
Zone 8 – Kerala and Tamil Nadu
The following map indicates various states where the medical examination took place:
Note: In case, a city is canceled due to an insufficient number of candidates, AIIMS will do necessary arrangements for such candidates.
Paper Pattern of AIIMS PG 2020 (November Session)
Other Important Highlights of AIIMS PG Exam Pattern:
- Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test, you will be allocated one computer system with inbuilt software for the examination.
- AIIMS PG 2020 Sessions: the exam has been conducted in one shift i.e. MD/ MS: 10:00 am to 01:00 pm and MDS: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
- Type of Questions: each course will have multiple choice questions i.e. for each question four choices will be given, select the most appropriate one.
- AIIMS MD/ MS paper will have MCQs covering all the subjects taught at MBBS level.
- AIIMS MDS paper will have MCQs covering all the subjects taught at BDS level.
- AIIMS PG Marking Scheme: No credit will be given for unanswered questions or marked for review. Questions marked for review shall be considered as unanswered.
Important Topics for AIIMS PG
AIIMS PG 2020 syllabus is based on the graduate degree knowledge of the respective fields. The important topics for the examination are as follows:
Syllabus for Doctor of Medicine
|Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PMR)||Physiology|
|Biophysics||Dermatology and Venereology|
|Forensic Medicine and Toxicology||Medicine|
|Obstetrics & Gynaecology||Ophthalmology|
Syllabus for Master of Surgery
- Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
Syllabus for Master of Dental Surgery
- Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
AIIMS PG 2020 Result
The results for AIIMS PG 2020 has been declared online at the official website on November 22, 2019. On the official page lookup for AIIMS PG Result Link and click on it. A PDF file will appear, find your name and check your scores.
Important points related to AIIMS Result (January Session):
- AIIMS PG Merit List is also released at aiimsexams.org.
- The list is prepared on the Percentile Scores and tie-breaking criteria.
- Overall and Category-wise merit Lists shall be prepared accordingly
- Minimum Cut off score necessary in AIIMS PG to enroll in AIIMS colleges is 50th Percentile.
Method of Resolving Ties in AIIMS PG 2020
- Candidates having higher aggregate marks in MBBS/ BDS Professional Examinations shall be placed higher
- In case there is still a tie, applicants older in age will be considered.
AIIMS PG 2020 Counselling
- Admission to all PG courses will be based on merit only.
- It will be conducted in 2 rounds and one open counselling round.
- The schedule for AIIMS PG 2020 Counselling will be uploaded on the website.
- The combined merit list will be announced by AIIMS New Delhi soon after results are declared.
- Aspirants who qualify the exam and whose name appears in the merit list will be eligible for counselling.
- These short-listed individuals will also be notified via SMS and Email.
Steps in AIIMS PG Counselling:
- Fill in a preference form
- Exercise choice filling of subject according to availability of seats in order of merit.
- Candidates securing a seat in the preferred course will not be allowed to participate in further round of counselling.
- Deposit the fees within the stipulated time to avoid cancellation of candidature.
- If a candidate does not get his first choice then he will be allowed to choose another subject provisionally.
- The provisional seat or any available will be confirmed only in the second counselling.
- Applicants who have not taken any seat provisionally can also attend the 2nd round of counselling.
Documents Required for Counselling:
- 10th and 12th Mark sheet and Passing Certificate
- AIIMS PG 2020 Admit Card
- Qualifying Degree Mark-sheet and Certificate
- Transfer or Leaving certificate from the institute last attended
- Migration Certificate
- Caste or category certificate
- Character Certificate
- Nationality Certificate
- Proof of Internship
- Demand Draft of requisite fees
AIIMS PG Courses and Seats
- The following table indicates the courses with a tentative number of seats available for the November 2020 session.
- Make note that the final positions of seats will be uploaded before a mock round of counselling scheduled for May 16.
For M.Ch. (6 years)/ DM (6 years)
For MD/ MS/ M.Ch. (6 years)/ DM (6 years), MDS Course
|AIIMS Name||Total Seats||Reference Link|
|AIIMS New Delhi||172||Click Here|
|AIIMS Bhopal||51||Click Here|
|AIIMS Bhubaneshwar||32||Click Here|
|AIIMS Jodhpur||64||Click Here|
|AIIMS Rishikesh||16||Click Here|
|AIIMS Raipur||15||Click Here|
Note:The seats tabulated above do not have the number of seats for Sponsered and Foreign Candidates.
AIIMS PG 2020 FAQs
Ques. What particulars cannot be edited in AIIMS PG Application Form?
Ans. The following particulars CAN NOT be rectified or changed on the application form:
- Date of Birth
- Category i.e. SC/ ST/ OBC status after submitting the application fee.
Ques. I belong to OBC category, is it important to have a caste certificate? What should I keep in mind regarding the same?
Ans. Candidates applying under OBC category must have a valid caste certificate issued within last one year by the competent authority. Also, he/ she must have it before the date of first counselling. The validity of certificate shall be considered as May 15, 2020.
Ques. Who and when should I contact if there is a mistake in the question of AIIMS PG 2020?
Ans. In case of any discrepancy in question is found, you must write to Associate Dean (Exam), AIIMS, New Delhi – 110 608 within 24 hours on the following email – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ques. I did not find the solution to my problem in these AIIMS PG FAQs. Who should I contact now?
Ans. For any other query, please mail on email@example.com.
Ques. What is the method of determining merit in AIIMS PG?
Ans. In AIIMS PG 2020, the merit is calculated as per the overall merit by the ranking of percentiles.
Ques. What is the minimum cut off scores in AIIMS PG 2020 exam?
Ans. For this year, the minimum cut off necessary in the medical examination to determine eligibility for admission is 50th Percentile.
Ques. What are percentile scores in AIIMS PG exam?
Ans. As per the guidelines defined by AIIMS, the percentile scores are scores based on the relative performance of all those who appeared for the examination. It simply means the marks obtained are transformed into a scale ranging from 100 to 0 for each group of examinees.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College