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Everything you need to know about PGI MD/MS January 2019

Oct 08, 2018

Here is an important news for all the MBBS doctors seeking admission to MD/MS program through PGIMER Entrance for January 2019 session. Online Registrations for MD/MS January 2019 session have now begun. We will now familiarize you with the important details regarding PGIMER MD/MS Entrance for January 2019 session.

Important Dates

Events Dates
Commencement of submission of examination forms 6th October 2018
Last date of submission of online applications 2nd November 2018
Last date for application fee/ payment (Through Bank-Pay-in-Slip) 6th November 2018
Date of Examination 25th November 2018

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 rotator 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 No. of questions (Approximate)
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 Rs. 800
For all other categories Rs. 1000
PWD candidates Exempted from the payment of Application/ Examination fee
The registration fees for PGIMER MD/MS January 2019 session is to be deposited in any SBI Branch by filling the Challan form in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh in Power Jyoti Account No. 32211613319 The candidates can also pay the fee through the payment gateway. Please Note- Date of submission of online applications and Generation of Challan from 6.10.2018; however, SBI will accept the fees of those applicants whose Challan form is generated on or before 02.11.2018 up to 4 PM on 6.11.2018. You can contact the Helpline Desk in case of any enquiry regarding MD/MS courses. Phone No: 0172-2755562 Must Read: Medical PG Entrance Exams: Comparative Analysis Stay tuned for more updates.. Keep Following PrepLadder
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