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PGIMER JANUARY - Exam Pattern

Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research January Session

Computer Based Test

PGIMER 2020 Exam Pattern: Mode, Subject-Wise Questions, Marking Scheme

Updated On - July 09 2020 by Latika Kalra

PGIMER 2020 Exam Pattern is available and will be conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh. The exam for MD/MS courses will be held on 30 November 2019 & for DM/M.Ch Courses/ MD (Hospital Administration) courses on 15 December 2019. The PGIMER question paper will be different for different courses. The applicants seeking to take admission in this institute can go through the complete article to know about the PGIMER January 2020 Mode of the exam, Duration, Marking scheme, etc.

PGIMER 2020 Exam Pattern

The information regarding PGIMER JANUARY 2020 Exam Pattern is given in the table below:
PGIMER 2020 DM/M.Ch Entrance Exam Pattern
Mode of ExaminationComputer Based Test (CBT) / Online
Duration of Examination90 Minutes
Number of Shifts01
Timing of Examination09.00 AM to 10.30 AM
Language of PaperEnglish
Type of ExaminationMultiple Objective Type
Number of Questions 80 MCQs
Marking Scheme

1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer

No negative mark

 

PGIMER 2020 House Job Entrance Question Pattern
Mode of ExaminationComputer Based Test (CBT) / Online
Duration of Examination90 Minutes
Number of Shifts01
Timing of Examination10.00 AM to 11.30 AM
Language of PaperEnglish
Type of ExaminationMultiple Objective Type
Number of Questions 100 MCQs
Marking Scheme

1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer

0.25 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

 

PGIMER 2020 MD/MS Entrance Paper Pattern
Mode of ExaminationComputer Based Test (CBT) / Online
Duration of Examination180 Minutes
Number of Shifts01
Timing of Examination10.00 AM to 01.00 PM
Language of PaperEnglish
Type of ExaminationMultiple Objective Type
Number of Questions 250 MCQs
Marking Scheme

1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer

No negative Mark

 

PGIMER MD/MS Subject Wise question details
Name of the Subject
Number of Questions from each section 
Applied Biochemistry
12
Applied Anatomy
6
Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology
10
Pathology
15
Applied Physiology
6
Paediatrics
12
Pharmacology
12
Microbiology
12
Social and Preventive Medicine
7
Forensic Medicine
6
Internal Medicine
36
Radiodiagnosis
6
Dermatology
6
Psychiatry
6
General Surgery
36
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
20
Ophthalmology
10
Radiotherapy
6
Otorhinolaryngology
10
Orthopaedics 
10

Radiodiagnosis

6

 

PGIMER 2020 Ph.D Programme Entrance Exam Pattern
Mode of ExaminationComputer Based Test (CBT) / Online
Duration of Examination90 Minutes
Number of Shifts01
Timing of Examination09:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Language of PaperEnglish
Type of ExaminationMultiple Objective Type
Number of Questions MCQs
Question DistributionAptitude Tests = 30
Speciality theory Test( multiple choice questions for the respective theory) = 50 
Medical MBBS level or;
Non-Medical Sciences or;
Social & Behavioral Sciences 
Marking Scheme

1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer

0.25 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

 

PGIMER 2020 MSc/ MSc (MLT) Entrance Exam Pattern
Mode of ExaminationComputer Based Test (CBT) / Online
Duration of Examination90 Minutes
Number of Shifts01
Timing of Examination 09.00 AM to 10.00/10.30 AM 
Language of PaperEnglish
Type of ExaminationMultiple Objective Type

Candidates will be considered for selection to M.Sc./M.Sc MLT courses based on the following

PGIMER MSc/ MSc (MLT) Section Wise Details
Name of specialityType of question paper Duration
Pharmacology100 MCQs - Human Anatomy,
Biochemistry, Physiology and
Pharmacology
90 Minutes
Respiratory Care50 MCQs
 
60 Minutes
Master of
Audiology &
Speech-Language
Pathology
50 MCQs60 Minutes
Anaesthesia 50 MCQs60 Minutes
For M.Sc MLT courses- Theory paper containing 50 MCQs of 100 marks. Duration of entrance examination will be one hour (60 minutes). There will be Negative marking to the tune of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

Marking Scheme for PGIMER 2020 

MD /MS Course

The details for marking scheme for Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh are mentioned below:

  • The question paper will be framed of  250 questions each having five options. Hence there will be total of 1250 responses options.
  • The scoring is done through customized software that matches the candidates’ responses to each of the 1250 possible responses (marked as correct, or left blank) with the true answer (correct or incorrect). 
  • Correct responses (i.e. candidate correctly marks a response as true) are scored positively, and incorrect responses (i.e. candidate marks an incorrect response as correct) are negatively scored.
  • If a candidate will not mark any option for a particular question then there will be no marking done for that question. A candidate’s percentage score will be computed using the formula: Percentage score= [x/a–y/b] ×100.
For DM/M.Ch Course

The details for exam pattern for DM/M.Ch Courses are as follows:

  • Part 1 - Each question correctly answered will be awarded one mark. No negative marking for wrong answers.
  • Paper 2 - Each correct answer will be given 1 mark & incorrect responses will be negatively marked.
  • The marks obtained in Parts 1 and 2 will be added to obtain the total theory score to qualify this exam.

Provision for Persons with Disability

The details for Provisions for persons with disability for PGIMER 2020 MD/MS is given below:

  • Visually Impaired (VI) candidates/ applicants whose writing speed is affected by Cerebral Palsy/muscular dystrophy/candidates with Locomotor disability (one arm)/Intellectual disability (Autism, specific learning disability and mental illness) can avail the assistance of scribe on their own behalf.
  • For engaging the scribe, candidates will have to intimate through email id [email protected]  while filling ONLINE application form writing answers on their behalf. 
  •  Engagement of scribe will be subject to the following conditions: 
    • Candidates will have to arrange for the scribe on their own. 
    • The educational qualification of the scribe should be lesser than that of the candidate.
    • The scribe must not be appearing candidate of the PGIMER 2020 entrance exam.
    • Also, the same scribe should not be engaged for more than one candidate. 
    • Both scribe & candidate must give declaration for the same.
    • Those candidates opting for scribe will have to provide additional details for scribes before closing date of the ONLINE application form so that PGIMER can issue Call Letter for the scribe and the same shall be signed by both candidate and scribe.
    • All the scribes should produce original and valid ID proof at the Examination Center and also bring passport size photograph for the verification purpose.
    • The candidate shall be responsible for any misconduct on the part of the scribe brought by him/her during the test. 
    • The compensatory time of 20 minutes will be given to the candidates availing the assistance of a scribe in the exam hall.
    • Candidates who wish to avail services of scribe but are unable to furnish the details of scribe by the stipulated time may avail the services of a scribe at the examination centre.
  • Those candidates whose visual degree of disability is less than 40% will not be considered as Visually Impaired persons, hence will not be given provision for engaging scribe.

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Form Start Date:

26 Oct 2019

Form End Date:

30 Nov 2019

The last date to submit the form was on 30 Nov 2019
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