Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Entrance Examination July Session 2020

Pen & Paper Mode

PGIMER JULY Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Number Of Attempts:2
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh (PGIMER)
  • Courses:MD, MS, DM, M.CH
  • Streams:Medical

PGIMER JULY 2020: Application Form, Exam Date (Postponed)

Updated On - May 27 2020 by Akriti Maurya

PGIMER July 2020 entrance exam date has been postponed due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Entrance Examination July Session 2020 will be conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh for enrolling the candidates in various MD/MS, DM/MCH and MDS courses. It is conducted twice every year at the National Level, once in January and the other one in July month.  The candidates willing to appear in PGIMER admission  (PGI Chandigarh) must fill the application form on time. Also, the candidates must read the complete article to know more about PGIMER July 2020.

Latest Update

  • PGIMER July 2020 entrance exam dates have been postponed.

PGIMER New changes Introduced

PGIMER, Chandigarh has introduced many new changes in PGIMER 2020 which candidate can check from below points:

  • Authority has released the exam dates along with its official notification.
  • The PGIMER 2020 entrance test will now be conducted in online CBT mode. Before 2020, the entrance exam was conducted in offline mode.
  • PGIMER, Chandigarh has also increased the application fee of PGIMER. The fee for reserved category candidates is Rs.1200 and other category candidates registration fee is Rs.1500 for application.
  • Mode of the registration fee has also been changed from offline mode to online mode. Now, candidates can pay the fee by debit/ credit card/ net banking method.

PGIMER July 2020 Exam Dates

Given below are course-wise important dates for the PGIMER entrance exam of July session:

For MD/ MS:

EventsDates 2020 (Announced)
Starting of Online application17 Mar 2020
Last date for application submission16 April 2020
Availability of admit cardApril – May 2020
Exam date23 May 2020 14 June 2020
Announcement of Result02 June 2020
First counselling date15 June 2020
Second counselling15 July 2020
Spot Admission through Open counselling28 July 2020
EventsDates 2020 (Announced)
Starting of Online application17 March 2020
Last date for application submission16 April 2020
Last date of fee payment16 April 2020
Availability of admit cardApril – May 2020
Exam date for DM/M.CH23 May 2020 21 June 2020
MPH 2020 exam date22 June 2020
Announcement of Result02 June 2020
First counselling date15 June 2020
Second counselling15 July 2020
Spot Admission through Open counselling28 July 2020

For DM/MCH and DM Hospital Administration

EventsDates 2020
Starting of online application31 March 2020
Last date of submission of application06 May 2020
Last date for fee paymentThird week of May 2020
Correction window openMay 2020
Admit Card releaseSecond week of May 2020
Exam date07 June 2020 14 June 2020
ResultJune – July 2020
Clinic/ practical examSecond week of July 2020
Counselling beginsLast week of July 2020

PGIMER JULY 2020 Application Form

The PGIMER Online Application Form for July 2020 session was available from 17 March 2020, now application window has been closed. Candidates can check all the information about PGIMER 2020 online application form given below:
  • The PGIMER online application form 2020 for MD/MS is available on the PGIMER official website.
  • Application Form must be filled online only. No other mode will be accepted.
  • Candidates need to fill all the required details correctly in the application form including name, address, contact number, course name and so on.
  • Valid e-mail id and mobile number should be provided by the candidates as all the communication will be done through this email id/mobile number.
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned copy of passport size Photograph and Signature as per the required size and in JPG/JPEG format after filling details in PGI Chandigarh form 2020.
  • Once the PGI Chandigarh form 2020 is completely filled, candidates must take the printout of the application form to lower the chances of any inconvenience during the admission process.

PGIMER JULY 2020 Application Fee

Check the application fee for various categories for MD/MS/MDS and DM/M.Ch courses given below in a table:
PGIMER July Application Fee
CategoryFee (For MD/MS/MD (Hospital Administration)/ House Job
(Oral Health Sciences)
Fee (For DM/M.Ch)
General/ OCI/OBC/ RA/ FN/ Sponsored categoryRs.1500Rs.1500
SC/ST categoryRs.1200Rs.1500
PWD categoryExempted
Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode by debit/ credit card/ net banking method. 
Note: Application Fee once deposited will be non-refundable in any circumstances.

PGIMER JULY 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should be aware of the PGIMER 2020 eligibility criteria before applying for the PGI Chandigarh entrance exam 2020. The information about PGIMER July 2020 eligibility is given below:

For MD/MS Courses Eligibility Criteria
  • Registration Criteria: The candidates should be registered under State/Central registration council.
  • Qualification Requirement: The applicants who want 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 2019 (for the July Session admissions).
For DM/MCH courses Eligibility Criteria
  • Registration: The candidates need to register themselves under the Central/ State registration council.
  • Qualification: The candidate must have done MD/MS or should have completed any other equivalent course from an MCI recognized university.
  • Age Limit: The candidates’ age should not be more than 37 years (for general category candidates), 42 years (SC/ST candidates), and 40 years (for OBC candidates); there are no age limit criteria for deputed/ sponsored candidates.
For PGIMER MD (Hospital Administration) Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates should hold a degree of MBBS.
  • They should have experience of at least 3 years in hospital in relevant field OR 5 years in general practice.
  • And they should be registered with central or state medical registration council.

PGIMER July 2020 Admit Card

Applicants need to carefully go through this section to know all about PGIMER Admit Card 2020 so that they can download their admit card on time. The details about PGIMER JULY Admit Card 2020 are provided below:

  • All the candidates will have to download their admit cards online from the official website of PGIMER Chandigarh.
  • PGI Chandigarh admit card 2020 will be available 15 days of the exam.
  • Candidates need to login to their account using their login credentials (login id and password).
  • PGI Chandigarh Admit Cards will not be sent through the post.
  • No candidates will be allowed to appear in the exam without their Hall Ticket.
  • It must be kept carefully as it will be required in the future during the admission process.

PGIMER July 2020 Exam Pattern

The candidates can refer to this section to know about all the important information about PGIMER July Exam Pattern 2020 so that they can get an idea about the question paper structure. Following are the details about PGIMER July 2020 Exam Pattern:
  • The exam will be conducted Online (Computer-Based Test)
  • Candidates will have only 3 hours to solve the complete question paper.
  • Question Paper will be having Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Besides this, there will be five options available for one question and one answer must be marked.
  • Negative marking will be done in case of wrong answers.
  • Furthermore, the question paper will have 250 questions.

The information about the number of questions that will be asked from each subject is provided in the table hereby:

 Subject Name
 Number of Questions in the Subject

Applied Anatomy


Applied Biochemistry


Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology


Applied Physiology








Forensic Medicine


Social and Preventive Medicine


Internal Medicine








Radio Diagnosis


Obstetrics and Gynaecology




General Surgery








PGIMER July 2020 Syllabus

All the candidates willing to appear in the PGIMER entrance test must read the complete article to know about the PGIMER exam syllabus. Following is the information about PGIMER JULY Syllabus 2020:
For MD/MS Courses:

Candidates are required to study all the topics related to these following mentioned subjects:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • General Surgery
  • Radiotherapy
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Radio Diagnosis
  • Psychiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Paediatrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Social and Preventive Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathology
  • Applied Physiology
  • Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology
  • Applied Biochemistry
  • Applied Anatomy

PGIMER July 2020 Preparation Tips

Following preparation tips will help the candidates to prepare for the exam and hence get the qualifying marks. Preparation Tips are as follows:

  • Candidates should make a proper time table and follow it properly.
  • They must practice questions from PGIMER's previous question papers and all the sample papers.
  • Candidates should stay focused.
  • Short notes must be made which help in a quick revision before few days of the exam.
  • Take a balanced diet and try avoiding junk food.
  • Furthermore, stress must be avoided and yoga can be done to manage it.

PGIMER July 2020 Result

The details about PGIMER July Result 2020 are given in this section hereby:

  • Candidates can check their result online on the official website of PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  • Authority will declare the PGIMER July 2020 Exam Result on 15 July 2020.
  • They will have to enter their login credentials and Date of birth to check their result.
  • The Board will be releasing a merit list which will have the names of all the qualified candidates.
  • The merit will be based on the qualifying marks and category to which the candidate belongs.
  • Those who will have their names in the merit list will be eligible for the counselling process.

PGIMER JULY 2020 Cut Off

Candidates can go through this section to get all the important details about PGIMER JULY Cut Off 2020 given below:
  • All the candidates will have to score the minimum cut off marks to clear this entrance test and get admission to the various courses mentioned above.
  • The details about cut off marks for candidates belonging to various categories are provided in this table below:
Category Cut off Marks
Bhutanese Nationals45
General and Sponsored/Deputed55
OBC, PwBD, SC/ST, Rural Area, Foreign Nationals 50

The cut off is based on the previous year cut off. Information regarding the same will be updated as soon as the PGIMER JULY 2020 Information Brochure is available.

PGIMER July 2020 Counselling

Authority has declared the dates related to PGIMER JULY Counselling 2020 will take place according to the merit list of the theory exam.

  • Counselling for MD/MS Courses will be conducted in four rounds. 
  • Allotment of seats will be done on the basis of rank obtained in theory exam, the number of seats available, courses the candidate etc. 
  • Candidates must attend the counselling themselves. Those who fail to do so will not be considered for admission in any course.
  • If the seats to any candidate are not allotted in first round, then they can attend counselling for the second or third round. For participating in the counselling rounds, candidates will have to pay the counselling fees.
  • In the counselling process, some of the important documents of the attendees will be checked.

PGIMER JULY 2020 Highlights

PGIMER July 2020 Highlights
Exam NamePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Entrance Examination July Session 2020
Conducting BodyPost Graduate Institute of Medical, Education, and Research, Chandigarh
LevelNational Level
Exam ModeOnline (Computer-based test)
Official website
Courses MD/MS and DM/ MCH and DM Hospital Administrative 
Exam PurposeTo offer admission in MD/MS and DM/ MCH and DM Hospital Administrative courses.

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Entrance Examination July Session 2020

PGI Chandigarh entrance exam 2020 is a National Level entrance exam conducted by PGIMER Institute in Chandigarh. Approximately 1% to 2% of the candidates are selected through this entrance test which makes this exam the toughest across all fields in India.

Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education, and Research, Chandigarh

PGIMER is a research institute located in Chandigarh. Also, PGIMER provides high-quality care to patients. Moreover, this institute was inaugurated by Pt, Jawahar Lal Nehru. It got established in 1962 and is situated at Madhya Marg, Sector 12, Chandigarh, 160012. The Institute has all the latest facilities. Besides this, PGIMER Chandigarh was ranked Second amongst all the medical colleges in India in the year 2019 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework medical ranking for 2019.



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PGIMER JULY Important Dates

PGIMER 2020 Form Date06 Apr - 06 May 2020
Admit Card Downloading Date25 Nov 2019
PGIMER 2020 Exam Date07 Jun 2020
Result Date15 Jun 2020
Counselling20 Jun 2020

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Entrance Examination July Session 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


NOTE:There will be negative marking.


Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

06 Apr 2020

Form End Date:

06 May 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 06 May 2020
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