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PGIMER JANUARY

Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research January Session

Computer Based Test

PGIMER JANUARY Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,500
  • Number Of Attempts:2
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh (PGIMER)
  • Courses:MD, MS, DM, PhD
  • Streams:Engineering, Medical

PGIMER January 2021: Application Form, Admit Card, Result

Updated On - May 30 2020 by Akriti Maurya

PGIMER 2021 entrance exam is conducted by the Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research, Chandigarh. It is organized at a national level and is conducted twice every year one in January and the other one in July, to enrol the eligible candidates in following courses: MD/MS, DM/MCH and DM Hospital Administrative courses, PhD Programme / M.Sc/ M.Sc MLT and Fellowships. The candidates are shortlisted based on the All India Merit list. Candidates can read the whole article to know more about PGI Chandigarh Exam Date 2020 (January Session) Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Result etc.

PGIMER 2021 Important Dates

Below is the table of important dates of PGIMER January 2021 Session:

PGIMER 2021 Dates for DM/MCh/ MD (Hospital Administration)/House Job (OHS) Courses
Events Dates
Commencement of Online Registration Form November 2020
Last Date Submission of Application Form November 2020
Exam Date (CBT) December 2020
Result Declaration December 2020

 

PGIMER 2021 Dates for Fellowships/PhD/M.Sc/M.Sc MLT Courses
Events Dates
Commencement of Online Registration Form November 2020
Last Date Submission of Application Form November 2020
Exam Date (CBT) December 2020
Result Declaration December 2020
PGIMER 2021 Dates for  MD/MS Courses
Events Dates
Commencement of Online Registration Form October 2020
Last Date Submission of Application Form November 2020
Exam Date (CBT) November 2020
Result Declaration December 2020

For any change in the dates please keep visiting the PGIMER 2020 page to know about it.

PGIMER 2021 Application Form

Candidates can go through the instructions given below for filling the PGIMER Application form (January) 2021:

  • The PGIMER 2020 Application Form January Session can be filled online at "pgimer.edu.in". 
  • Candidates will have to fill all the required details correctly in the application form including name, address, contact number, course name and so on.
  • Candidates will have to upload their photograph and signature in JPG/JPEG format.
  • After completing the application process, candidates must take a printout of the application form in abundance, to lower the chances of any inconvenience during the admission process.
  • After completing the form the applicants received an Acknowledgement of successful Online Registration on the registered email id. 
  • Candidates will be allowed to apply for only one subject in MCH/ DM courses as applying of more than one subject will lead to cancellation of form.
  • Sponsored and foreign national applicants will have to acknowledge their application with the required documents (NOC from Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi for foreign national candidates and aspirants who are belonging to Sponsored Category are needed to submit their NOC & Sponsorship Certificate from their Required Authority and applicants who are presently employed are required to submit their NOC from Employer) to below address 15 days before the entrance test:
    Registrar,
    Academic Section PGIMER,
    Sector -12, Chandigarh -160012

PGIMER 2021 Application Fee

The application fee for PGIMER 2021 (January) examination is the same for all the courses. The candidates can check the below table to know the Application Fee details:

  • Mode of Payment: Candidates can submit the PGIMER 2021 application fee through online mode.
    • Online - They fee can be paid through Net Banking/Credit card/Debit card.

Candidates can check the fee details for all the courses in the given below section, for various categories:

PGIMER Registration Fee 2021 (January)
Category Application Fee
General /OCI /OBC /RA /FN/ Sponsored Category Rs. 1500/- + transaction charges as applicable
SC/ST Rs. 1200/- + transaction charges as applicable
PWD candidates are exempted for all courses

Exempted

Note-  The candidates who want to apply for DM/MCh course have to pay Rs 1500/- ( applicable to all category candidates). 

PGIMER 2021 Correction Window

The Institute also allowed the applicants to make changes in the Application Form after the last date of submission of the form.

  • The candidates will only be able to edit the details in the limited fields, the dates will be notified on the official website.

PGIMER 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates need to have all the important information about PGIMER 2021 eligibility criteria(January). The information about PGIMER eligibility criteria 2021 is given hereby:

  • For House Job ( Oral Health Sciences) Courses:
    • The candidates must hold a degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) recognized by the Dental Council of India.
    • The applicants are eligible for House Job within three years after obtaining the BDS degree.
  • For DM/M.Ch courses:
    • The candidates must hold a degree of Doctorate of Medicine to apply for DM courses.
    • To apply for M.Ch courses applicants must hold a degree of MS/MD from a recognised board or university.
  • For MD/MS Courses:
    • Qualification Requirement: The applicants willing to apply for MS/MD courses need to have completed their MBBS from a University which is MCI recognized.
    • Internship: The candidates should have completed rotatory internship training for the 1-year duration and they should have completed the training before 31 Dec 2020 (for the January Session admissions).
    • Registration Criteria: The candidates should be registered under State/Central registration council.
  • For the PhD programme:
    • Qualification Requirement - For Medical Candidates
      • The candidate must score a minimum aggregate of 55% marks in MBBS / MDS / Master of Physio-therapist. OR MD / MS in the subject concerned or Diplomat of National Board of Examination from Medical Council of India.
      • For Non-Medical Candidates - The applicants must have a minimum of 60% marks in M.Sc / MA / Masters in Engineering or its equivalent from the colleges/institutes recognised by UGC OR have qualified NET exam conducted by UGC & Junior Research examination conducted by Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF, ICMR-JRF/ ICMR - SRF / DBT-JRF / DBT- SRF/ Graduate aptitude test (GATE), INSPIRE fellowship / UGC-JRF/ UGCSRF/ CSIR - JRF / CSIR- SRF/ DST - JRF/ DST –SRF/ GPAT (within 2 years). 
  • For Fellowships & Post Doctoral Fellowships PGI
    • An applicant must hold a degree of MD/MS from a University/Institute recognised by the MCI.
    • Must have either completed or due to complete, two years senior residency in the
      concerned department on or before 31st December/30th June for January and July session respectively. 
    • The applicants must be registered with the Central /State Medical Registration Council.

PGIMER 2021 Admit Card

Candidates will get PGIMER 2021 Admit card (January (January session) for all the courses. Check all information about PGIMER Hall Ticket 2021 given below:

  • Admit Card/Hall Ticket will be available online only.
  • The candidates will be required to enter their registered email id and password to download their PGIMER Hall Ticket.
  • Furthermore, candidates will be required to take the admit card with them on the exam day.
  • Also, the candidates must carry a valid photo id proof for verification along with the hall ticket/admits card/admission ticket to the examination centre.

PGIMER 2021 MD/MS Test Centres 

Check the PGIMER Chandigarh Test centres below:

  1. Bhopal
  2. Mumbai
  3. Kolkata
  4. Guwahati
  5. Bhubaneswar
  6. Chennai
  7. Thiruvananthapuram
  8. Hyderabad
  9. Bengaluru
  10. Jalandhar
  11. Jammu
  12. Chandigarh
  13. New Delhi

PGIMER 2020 DM/M.Ch and  HOUSE JOB 2020 Test Centres 

  1. Chandigarh
  2. Kolkata
  3. Bangalore
  4. Delhi

PGIMER 2021 Fellowships / Post Doctoral Fellowships and PhD Test Centres

  1. Chandigarh
  2. Jalandhar
  3. Mohali
  4. Delhi

PGIMER 2021 Exam Pattern

The candidates can get all the important information related to PGIMER 2021 Exam Pattern for MS/MD, DM/MCH courses in this section below:

PGIMER MD (Hospital Administration) Paper Pattern
Examination Mode Computer-Based Entrance Exam
Time Duration 90 Minutes
Questions Type Multiple-choice questions
Total no. of Questions 80 Questions
Number of Papers Two
Marking Scheme 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer
Negative Marking  Negative marking in Paper 2 only
Language of Paper English

Check the PGIMER 2020 Paper Pattern for House Job (Oral Health Sciences) courses below in the table:

PGIMER House Job (Oral Health Sciences) Question Pattern
Examination Mode Computer-Based Entrance Exam
Time Duration 90 Minutes
Questions Type Multiple-choice questions
Total no. of Questions 100 Questions
Marking Scheme 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer
Negative Marking  -0.2 marks will be deducted
Language of Paper English

 

PGIMER DM/M.Ch Exam Pattern (January)
Examination Mode Computer-Based Entrance Exam
Time Duration 90 Minutes
Questions Type Multiple-choice questions
Total no. of Questions 80 Questions
Marking Scheme 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer
Negative Marking No Negative Mark
Language of Paper English

Check the PGIMER 2020 Paper Pattern for MD/MS courses in the table below:

PGIMER MD/MS Exam Pattern (January)
Examination Mode Computer-Based Entrance Exam
Time Duration 180 Minutes
Questions Type Multiple-choice questions
Total no. of Questions 250 Questions
Negative Marking There will be negative marking for wrong answers
Language of Paper English

Check the PGIMER 2020 Paper Pattern for PhD Programme below in the table:

PGIMER PhD Programme Exam Pattern (January)
Examination Mode Computer-Based Entrance Exam
Time Duration 90 Minutes
Questions Type Multiple-choice questions
Total no. of Questions 80 Questions
Negative Marking 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer
Correct Answer Will be awarded 1 mark each
Language of Paper English
Exam Center Chandigarh

Check the PGIMER 2020 Paper Pattern for Fellowships & Post Doctoral Fellowships below in the table:

PGIMER Fellowships & Post Doctoral Fellowships PGI Exam Pattern (January)
Examination Mode Computer-Based Entrance Exam
Time Duration 60 Minutes
Questions Type Multiple-choice questions
Total no. of Questions 60 Questions
Language of Paper English
Exam Center Chandigarh

The exam pattern must be known to the applicants as it helps in good preparation for the exam.

PGIMER 20201 Syllabus

The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh 2021 for January Session syllabus are listed below:

For MD/MS Courses:

This examination will include topics from the subjects given below:

  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecologist
  • Applied anatomy
  • Applied Biochemistry
  • Pathology
  • Internal medicine
  • Radiotherapy
  • Social and Preventive medicine
  • Forensic medicine
  • General surgery
  • Physiology

PGIMER 2021 Preparation Tips

Following are the PGIMER 2021 preparation tips, that will help the candidates to prepare for the exam:

  • The candidates must make a proper time table.
  • They must make proper notes so that they can do proper revision before the PGIMER exam.
  • Also, candidates must be well aware of PGIMER paper pattern 2020 and syllabus which will help the candidates to prepare easily for the exam.
  • The candidates must refer to the books by famous authors.
  • Furthermore, the candidates must give equal time to all the subjects and focus more on the subject in which they find difficult.
  • They must do meditation to manage their stress.
  • The students also need to take care of their diet and have an adequate amount of rest.

PGIMER 2021 Result

PGIMER Results for January session will be announced on the official website of PGIMER for all courses. The detailed information related to PGIMER scorecard 2021 is given below:

  • PGIMER 2020 scorecard will be declared through online mode for the candidates. 
  • The candidates will be required to enter their enrollment number and birth date to see their PGIMER result in 2020.
  • The Board will also release a merit list that will have the names of the candidates who will be finally shortlisted.
  • The merit list was released based on rank and category through online mode.

Method of Resolving Ties

The applicants can go through the details for tie-breaker rules for PGIMER January session below. If two or more candidates obtain equal percentile scores, then inter-se merit for
selection shall be determined on the following basis:

For MD/MS Course

  • A candidate who will score higher marks in MBBS examination will be given preference then the lower marks scorer.
  • If the aggregate marks scored in the MBBS exam are same then a candidate senior in age will be given preference then the younger one.

For PhD Programme: The tie-breaker rule for Medical candidates & non-medical candidates are mentioned below:

Medical Candidates - If two or more candidates obtains equal marks in the entrance examination:

  • The applicants attempted several times for MBBS/MD/MS examination will be given lesser priority than the candidate who has made lesser attempts. 
  • The candidates who have scored higher marks in MBBS/MD/MS examination will be given a higher rank than the one who has scored lower marks.
  • If the marks obtained are the same in the passing exam then the candidate senior in age will be given priority.

Non-Medical Candidates- If two or more candidates obtains equal marks in the PhD entrance examination:

  • The candidates who have made more attempts in M.Sc exam will be given priority than the candidate who has made lesser attempts.
  • If attempts made are the same in the qualifying M.Sc exam then the applicant who has scored higher marks will be given priority.
  • The applicants who will be senior in age will be ranked higher than the junior one.

For House Job (Oral Health Sciences) courses: If two or more candidates scores equal percentile,  then inter-se merit for selection shall be determined on the following basis:

  • An applicant who has obtained higher aggregate marks in BDS examination shall
    rank higher to a candidate who has obtained lower marks.
  • If the aggregate marks obtained in BDS examination are the same, then a candidate senior in age shall rank higher to a candidate who is junior in age.

For DM/M.Ch Courses: If two or more candidates obtain equal percentile scores, then inter-se merit for selection shall be determined in the following ways:

  • Applicants who will score higher aggregate marks in MD/MS examination shall rank higher to a candidate who has obtained lower marks.
  • If the aggregate marks obtained in MD/MS examination are the same, then a candidate senior
    in age shall rank higher to a candidate who is junior in age.

PGIMER 2020 Cut-Off

The candidates need to score the minimum cut off marks to clear the PGIMER exam and hence get admission into various courses. The exam conducting authority will be publishing the PGIMER cut off through online mode.  The candidates need to score the following cut off marks for MS and MD courses:

PGIMER 2020 Cut Off (MD/MS) (January)

Category

Category- Wise Cut off Marks 

General and Sponsored/Deputed

55

OBC, ST/SC, Foreign National

50

Bhutanese National

45

Check the PGI 2020 PhD Programme cut off below in the table:

PGIMER 2020 JANUARY Cut Off (PhD Programme)

Category

Category- Wise Cut off Marks 

General/OBC, ST/SC, Foreign National 

40 

SC/ST category

36

Hous Job (Oral Health Sciences) cut off can be checked below in the table for the PGI 2020:

PGIMER JANUARY Cut Off House Job (Oral Health Sciences)

Category

Category- Wise Cut off Marks 

General

55th percentile

OBC, PwBD, SC  category

50th percentile

The cut off marks are the minimum marks which a candidate has to acquire to pass the exam.

PGIMER 2021 Counselling

PGIMER 2020 Counselling for MD/MS, DM/MCH and DM Hospital Administrative courses will be conducted through offline mode. Candidates are required to choose their preferences during the PGIMER counselling session. 

  • The Counselling process for MD/MS course will start soon after the results will be announced
  • Counselling for MD/MS Courses will be held in four rounds
  • Seats will be allotted to the candidates based on the rank obtained by the applicants, availability of seats and preference filled by them etc.
  • In case candidates are not allotted seats in the first round, then they can attend counselling for the second, third or fourth round. Candidates will have to pay the counselling fees to participate in the counselling rounds.
  • For the counselling, students must be individually present at the allotted venues with some important documents for verification.

PGIMER 2021 Highlights

The PGIMER highlights 2021 are as follows:

Exam Name

PGIMER January 2021

Conducting Body

Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research, Chandigarh

Level

National Level

Course

MD/MS ,DM/ MCH and DM Hospital Administrative, Ph.D Programme & Fellowships

Official website

http://pgimer.edu.in/

Exam Purpose

To offer admission in MD/MS and DM/ MCH and DM Hospital Administrative courses, Fellowships and PhD Programmes.

Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research, Chandigarh

The PGIMER was established in the year 1962 inaugurated by the Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru. Earlier the institute was under the Govt. of Undivided Punjab. The PGIMER Institute became an autonomous body under the Act of Parliament in 1967 functioning under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India with the following mandate:

  • Provide high-quality patient care. 
  • Provide educational facilities for the training of personnel in all-important branches of health activity.
  • Attain self-sufficiency in postgraduate medical education and to meet the country’s need for highly qualified medical teachers in all medical and surgical fields.
  • Undertake basic community-based research.

 

 

 

 

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PGIMER JANUARY Important Dates

Title
Dates
PGIMER 2020 Form Date26 Oct - 30 Nov 2019
PGIMER 2020 Admit card17 Nov - 23 Nov 2019
PGIMER 2020 Exam Date30 Nov 2019, 10 Dec 2019
PGIMER 2020 Result06 Dec 2019, 16 Dec 2019
Counselling16 Dec 2019, 10 Jan 2020

Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research January Session Exam Pattern

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Form Start Date:

26 Oct 2019

Form End Date:

30 Nov 2019

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