PGIMER JULY - Exam Pattern

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

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PGIMER JULY 2020 Exam Pattern: Courses wise Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme

Updated On - March 25 2020 by Aditya Anand

PGIMER Exam Pattern 2020: Through an official notification, the authority has announced the change the timings of PGIMER 2020. The exam was conducted from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM which was earlier 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon. The said change had been brought due to administrative reasons. Candidates seeking admission in postgraduate medical courses must know the PGIMER exam pattern before the exam so as to formulate a strategy to crack the exam. The entrance exam of PGIMER 2020 will be conducted in a computer-based mode for a duration of 180 minutes. Candidates will be required to attempt 250 multiple-choice questions based on the MBBS syllabus.

PGIMER JULY 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the detailed PGIMER JULY 2020 Exam Pattern to get an idea about the question paper structure. Check the given mentioned information:

MD(Hospital Administration) Exam Pattern

Exam ModeOnline Mode(CBT)
Duration90 Minutes
Medium English
Number of Question80 question in each paper
Type of QuestionMultiple Choice Question(MCQ)

DM/M.CH 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

Question Paper Structure of M.SC/M.Sc MLT

  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted in the online mode.
  • Duration: M.Sc in Pharmacology course exam will be of 90 Minutes and for other M.Sc/M.S c MLT courses time will 60 Minutes.
  • There is only one shift for the exam.
For M.Sc Courses:
CourseType of QuestionDuration
AnaesthesiaThe paper consist of 50 multiple choice question60 Minutes
Respiratory Care
Master of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology
PharmacologyHave 100 multiple choice questions relating to fundamentals of Human Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology and Pharmacology.90 Minutes
For M.Sc MLT Courses:
  • The theoretical exam will have 50 objective type questions.
  • Duration will be 60 Minutes.
  • Marking scheme: 
Correct Answer+2 Mark
Wrong Answer-0.25 Marks

House Job Exam Pattern

  • The entrance test will be conducted in the computer-based test mode.
  • A time period of the exam will 90 minutes.
  • Question paper consist multiple choice question and have 100 question.
  • Marking Scheme:
Correct Answer+1 Marks
Wrong Answer-0.25 Marks

MD/MS Test Pattern

Mode of the ExamComputer-Based Test(CBT)
Type of Question Multiple Choice Question(MCQ)
Language of Exam English
Time Period180 Minutes(3 Hours)
Number of Question250 
Subject distribution of the number of Question given below:
SubjectNo. of Question
Applied Anatomy06
Immunogenetics & Molecular Biology10
Social & Preventive Medicine07
Obstetrics & Gynaecology20
General Surgery36
Applied Biochemistry12
Applied Physiology06
Forensic Medicine06
Internal Medicine36

Question Paper Pattern of Ph.D

Mode of Examination Online Mode
Duration 90 Minutes (Paper 1 and 2)
Language of the paperEnglish
Type of QuestionMultiple Choice Question(MCQ)
Distribution of Questions

Aptitude Tests Covering General Science, English, Biostatistics and Research Methodology = 30 Marks
Speciality theory Test( multiple choice questions for the respective theory) = 50 Marks
Medical MBBS level or; Non-Medical Sciences or; Social & Behavioral Sciences

Marking SchemeCorrect Answer: +1 Marks
Incorrect Answer: -1/4 Marks
Unanswered/Marked for Review: 0

Test Paper Pattern for Fellowship 

Examination ModeOnline Mode(CBT)
Time period of the Exam60 Minutes(1 Hour)
Language of PaperEnglish
Type of QuestionObjective Type of Question
Marking Scheme

Correct Answer: +1 Mark

Incorrect Answer: -0.25 Mark

  • Part 1 will consist of 30 multiple choice questions of MD/MS/DM/M.Ch level
  • Part 2 of the paper will consist of 30 multiple-choice questions related to the Fellowship/Postdoctoral Fellowship.

PGIMER JULY 2020 Syllabus 

Given below are the information of PGIMER JULY syllabus 2020 for July session:

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 2020 Book Recommendation

Applicants should go through the given below information about the books for PGIMER 2020 preparation:

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 Chandigarh PG Entrance Exams) Paperback – 2015Author: Ranjith AR Publisher: K



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