PGIMER 2020 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

    Neha Rani Neha Rani
    Exams Prep Master

    PGIMER 2020 will be conducted in Online CBT Mode on May 23, 2020 for MD/MS July Session. The syllabus for PGIMER 2020 exam is drawn from Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical, Clinical subjects and other important subjects in medical science that were studied by candidates in their M.B.B.S (U.G) degree program. The paper will consist of 250 MCQs.

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    • A candidate will be given 3 hours to complete the test. No extra time will be allotted to the candidates
    • There is a provision for negative marking in PGIMER 2020
    • The medium of the exam will be English Language only

    PGIMER is the university level examination conducted twice in a year in January and July by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh for admitting candidates in the postgraduate courses in medical science like M.D, M.S, etc. PGIMER 2020 entrance exam pattern has the provision for the negative marking.

    PGIMER 2020 Pattern Highlights

    Below table shows the important information regarding PGIMER 2020 exam pattern: -

    Exam ModeComputer Based Test
    Number of papers 1
    Questions TypeMultiple Choice Questions (Objectives based MCQ type)
    Total no. of Questions in PGIMER 2020 exam250 (For M.S / M.D degree course)
    Provision for negative markingYes
    Exam duration3 hours 
    Exam language English medium only

    PGIMER 2020 Exam Pattern

    All questions are of the MCQ type (multiple choice questions) with four options for each question and the duration of PGIMER 2020 exam is 3 hours. The subject-wise syllabus along with the number of questions asked from each subject is given below for M.S / M.D degree programs.

    SubjectNo. of Questions
    Applied Anatomy6
    Applied Biochemistry12
    Immunogenetic and Molecular Biology10
    Applied Physiology6
    Forensic Medicine6
    Social and Preventive Medicine7
    Internal Medicine36
    General Surgery36
    Orthopaedic Surgery10
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology20

    PGIMER 2020 Preparation Books

    The books which can be taken as a reference by candidates appearing for PGIMER 2020 are given below.

    SubjectBook NameAuthor and Publisher
    Urology Postgraduate Urology Entrance Review (PGIMER): Fully Solved Question Papers 2015-2001 (PGMEE) PaperbackAuthor: Yogesh Rameshrao Barapatre Publishers: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
    Dental Entrance examTarget MDS PGI(A complete Review of PGIMER Postgraduate Dental Entrance Examination) ,"2015-2006" (First Edition,2016) Paperback – 2016Authors: 1. Mohit Gautam 2. Gaurav Anand Publisher: Saurabh Medical Publishers
    All Subjects – PGIMER exam previous year solved question papersXPRESS PGI May 2015 With Explanatory Answers (PGI Chandigra PG Entrance Exams) Paperback – 2015Author: Ranjith AR Publisher: Kalam Books

    PGIMER 2020 Exam Day Instructions

    The following are the important instructions to be taken into account by applicants regarding PGIMER 2020 exam pattern: -

    • Candidates are requested to report to the exam hall one hour before the scheduled time for PGIMER 2020.
    • Hall tickets for PGIMER 2020 exam must be downloaded online and it will not be sent by post.
    • Candidates should report on time to the examination hall so that they will not be missing out any of the general instructions given by the exam hall invigilator related to PGIMER 2020 written exam and they will be given an orientation before the examination commences.
    • Candidates arriving after the on-site orientation begins will not be allowed to take PGIMER 2020 exam.
    • No candidate will be allowed to leave the exam hall before the expiry of the exam duration time.
    • Negative marks will be deducted for each and every wrong answer attempted and will badly affect PGIMER 2020 exam score obtained by candidate.
    • All the questions will be in English medium only and the questions will be of multiple choice questions (MCQ) type.
    • Candidates can meet the authorities of the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), if they have any queries regarding PGIMER 2020 examination.
    • Candidates will be given admission in the postgraduate degree programs like M.S, M.D based on the percentage of marks scored by them in the entrance exam conducted by PGIMER Institute, Chandigarh.
    • All applicants need to check the official website of PGIMER Institute regularly to ensure that they are not missing out any important information or communication given by PGIMER Institute corresponding to the event of conduction of the PGIMER 2020 test.
    • Admission to any postgraduate degree is subjected to any changes that can be made by the institute. Under some unavoidable circumstances, the decision taken by the authorities and management of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh is to be considered final and no further claims on the admission will be entertained.

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




    1 Comment
    Meenakshi Mehta

    is there any other entrance test for BPT course in PGIMER 2018? Plz give full information about it...

    04 Jun, 2018 19:54
    Ritika Sharma

    Hi Meenakshi, For getting admission in BPT course you need to qualify the entrance test conducted by the college

    08 Jun, 2018 17:03

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