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All you need to know about PGI MD/MS Jan 2020

Nov 1, 2019


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Here is important news for all the MBBS doctors seeking admission to MD/MS program through PGIMER Entrance for January 2020 session. After a long wait, online Registrations for MD/MS January 2020 session have now begun. It’s the first time that PGI exam is being conducted in an online mode. We will now familiarize you with the important details regarding PGIMER MD/MS Entrance for January 2020 session.

Important Dates

Events Dates
Commencement of submission of examination forms 26th Oct 2019
Last date of submission of online applications 14th Nov 2019
Examination Date 30th Nov 2019
Expected date of declaration of result 6th Dec 2019
1st counseling 20th Dec 2019
2nd counseling 10th Jan 2020
3rd counseling 18th Jan 2020
Spot Admission through Open counseling 30th Jan 2020

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have passed MBBS from a University/ Institute recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Must have either completed or due to complete, one-year rotatory internship training on or before 31st December/ 30th June for January and July session respectively.
  • Must be registered with Central/ State Medical Registration Council

Minimum Cut-off Score

Category Percentile
Open (General) & Sponsored/ Deputed 55th percentile
OBC, OPH, SC/ST, Rural Area, Foreign Nationals 50th percentile
Bhutanese Nationals 45th percentile

Tie-Breaking Criteria

If two or more candidates obtain equal percentile scores, then inter-se merit for selection shall be determined on the following basis:
  • A candidate who has obtained higher aggregate marks in MBBS examination shall rank higher to a candidate who has obtained lower marks.
  • If the aggregate marks obtained in MBBS examination are the same, then a candidate senior in age shall rank higher to a candidate who is junior in age.
An overall merit list based on the percentile obtained by all the candidates appearing in the examination in the theory examination (irrespective of their category) will be prepared. *Percentile scores in PGI MD/MS examination are calculated by using the following formula: Percentile = [(B+ (0.5*E)/N *100 Where B = Number of scores below the candidate’s score E= number of scores equal to the candidate’s score (1 if there is no tie, and >1 if there is a tie) N = number of candidates appearing for the exam Overall rank of the candidates shall be decided based on these percentile scores, with a higher percentile score translating into a better rank. **Approximate number of questions asked in PGI in each subject
Subject Tentative No. of questions
Applied Anatomy 6
Applied Biochemistry 12
Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology 10
Applied Physiology 6
Pathology 15
Pharmacology 12
Microbiology 12
Forensic Medicine 6
Social and Preventive Medicine 7
Internal Medicine 36
Pediatrics 12
Dermatology 6
Psychiatry 6
Radio-diagnosis 6
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 20
Radiotherapy 6
General Surgery 36
Otorhinolaryngology 10
Ophthalmology 10
Orthopaedics 10

Registration Fee Details

Category Amount
SC/ST candidates ₹1200 + Transaction charges
For all other categories ₹1500 + Transaction charges
PWD candidates Exempted from the payment of Application/ Examination fee
Mode of Payment: Through Debit/ Credit Card/ Net Banking All candidates are directed to deposit the above fees through online payment gateway available at MD/MS application portal w.e.f 26.10.2019 to 14.11.2019

Examination Centres

Centre Code Name of Cities
1 Bhubaneswar
2 Bhopal
3 Bengaluru
4 Chandigarh
5 Chennai
6 Delhi
7 Guwahati
8 Hyderabad
9 Jalandhar
10 Jammu
11 Kolkata
12 Mumbai
13 Thiruvananthapuram

Tentative No. of Seats

Department Seats
Anesthesia 25
Biochemistry 5
Community Medicine 3
Dermatology 5
ENT 6
Forensic Medicine 2
Internal Medicine 20
Medical Microbiology 14
Nuclear Medicine 4
Obs & Gynae 8
Ophthalmology 4
Ortho Surgery 4
Pathology 16
Pediatrics 19
Pharmacology 10
Psychiatry 10
Radiodiagnosis 9
Radiotherapy 3
General Surgery 35
Transfusion Medicine 5
Total 207

Important Links

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Student Support

You can contact the Helpline Desk in case of any enquiry regarding MD/MS courses. Phone No: 022-61306243 Email-id: mdmsjan2020@gmail.com Stay tuned for more updates.. Keep Following PrepLadder
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