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aiims pgAIIMS PG 2020: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is an autonomous medical institution known for providing highly valued medical degrees and other distinctions. The AIIMS, New Delhi organizes AIIMS PG 2020 twice a year for admission into MD/MS/M.Ch (6 years)/DM (6 years)/MDS programs. The entrance examination is conducted in two sessions i.e. January and July. Candidates can apply for the entrance exam via online mode only.

The AIIMS PG 2020 exam is considered one of the prestigious entrance exams in the country and therefore candidates need to put their best foot forward to crack the exam efficiently. The syllabus of the AIIMS PG exam is quite overwhelming but with the right strategy and smart planning, candidates will be able to clear the entrance exam effectively. Through this post, Aspirants will get exhaustive information on the AIIMS PG 2020 examination. Candidates are recommended to go through the entire post to know all about the AIIMS PG exam.

Avialable Application Form 2020

News: AIIMS PG 2020 July is scheduled to be held on 5th May 2020. Read more about the application form

Important Dates of AIIMS PG 2020

Please find the tentative schedule for AIIMS PG 2020 January and July session-

January session

ScheduleDates (Tentative)
Beginning of Online Registration1st week of September 2019
Last date to Register online3rd week of September 2019
Date for checking application status1st week of October 2019
Last date to submit the documents for regularization of rejected applications3rd week of October 2019
Last date of receiving the application form duly recommended & forwarded with “No Objection” from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India for Foreign Nationals3rd week of October 2019
Admit Card ReleasingLast week of October 2019
Exam DateNovember 2019
Result AnnouncementDecember 2019
Exercising of Choices (AIIMS & Subject/Specialty)December 2019
Spot Counselling Date3rd week of February 2020

July session

ScheduleDates (Tentative)
Beginning of Online Registration2nd week of March 2020
Last date to Register onlineLast week of March 2020
Date for checking application status2nd week of April 2020
Last date to submit the documents for regularization of rejected applications2nd week of April 2020
Last date of receiving the application form duly recommended & forwarded with “No Objection” from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India for Foreign Nationals2nd week of April 2020
Admit Card Releasing4th week of April 2020
Exam Date5th May 2020
Result Announcement8th May 2020
Exercising of Choices (AIIMS & Subject/Specialty)3rd week of May 2020
Spot Counselling DateYet to be notified

AIIMS PG 2020 Eligibility Criteria

In order to appear for the AIIMS PG entrance exam 2020, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria specified by the authority. Before filling the application form, candidates are advised to check their status of eligibility for the exam i.e. whether they are qualified to appear for the exam or not? To ensure that, candidates can go through the eligibility criteria given below –

Nationality: Indian/OCI/PIO/Foreign Nationals can apply for the examination.

Educational Qualification: Candidates seeking admission into MD/MS/DM/M.Ch course must possess MBBS degree and those seeking admission into MDS course must possess BDS degree from a recognized college/University.

Minimum Marks Required: A candidate should have obtained minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) in the above mentioned degree programmes.

Compulsory Internship: A candidate must have finished 12 months of rotating internship/practical training.

AIIMS PG 2020 Application Form

Candidates can avail the application form for AIIMS PG 2020 through online mode only. The application form for January session will be available from the 1st week of September 2019, while for July session the same will be available from the 2nd week of March 2020. Candidates can fill the application form by visiting the official website of AIIMS i.e. Aspirants first need to register themselves for the exam before filling the form.

For registration, they need to fill out the details asked in the registration window where they’ll need to furnish the details such as personal details, address details, contact details etc. On registering successfully, candidates will get a message on the screen illustrating the “candidate ID” and “Password”. The same information will be sent to the registered mobile/Email ID which a candidate needs to preserve for further use.

Using the login ID and Password, a candidate needs to log-in to fill the particulars of the AIIMS PG 2020 application form. Here, candidates will be asked to enter their educational qualification details following which they’ll move ahead for filling the choice of the city they would like to appear for the exam from. Here candidates will have to choose their choice of exam centre from the list shown on the screen. After choosing a city, applicants will be asked to make the payment for registration. Candidates need to pay the fee given below to proceed further-

CategoryApplication Fee
General/OBCRs. 1500/-
SC/STRs. 1200/-
PWBDExempted from paying the fee

The payment for the fee mentioned above can be made through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.

Once the fee payment is made, applicants need to upload the scanned photograph, Signature and Thumb impression in any of the given format- JPG/JPEG/GIF/PNG. At last, candidates need to print the complete AIIMS PG 2020 application form and keep a printout of it for further use.

AIIMS PG 2020 Preparation Tips

The AIIMS PG exam is considered one of the highly competitive entrance exams in the country. It’s a fact that the level of the competition in this exam is utterly high but that should not deter the candidates from appearing for this exam. With the right guidance and smart study, candidates can crack the exam effortlessly. Here aspirants need to know that there is no substitute for hard-work. When this hard work is combined with smart work, candidates find the way to crack the exam. We’ll be providing you with some of the widely known yet ignored facts on how to prepare for the exam and crack it altogether. Let’s find out-

  1. Know the Syllabus: A candidate should know the syllabus on tips. Preparing strictly as per the syllabus specified by the authority will certainly help you in the exam.
  2. Memories the exam pattern: It is equally important for a candidate to know how the exam will be conducted. For this, they must memorize the exam pattern which will help him/her planning an effective strategy to clear the exam.
  3. Solve Mocks and Previous Year Papers: To test the efficiency and time management, a candidate should solve as much as mock papers or previous year papers as possible. This will bring out the weak areas of study where the attention is needed.
  4. Study from Authentic sources: Always remember to go for authentic books or study material. Don’t waste time on buying/collecting unnecessary books. It is wise to study and revising from limited books instead of switching from one book to other.
  5. Stick to the timetable: Always maintain a timetable that you can follow. Don’t waste time on making a timetable with unrealistic goals. Make short-term goals and avoid procrastination.

Recommended Books for AIIMS PG 2020: Anatomy by B.D Chaurasia, Physiology by Soumen Manna and Arvind Arora, Biochemistry by Rebecca James, Orthopedics by J Maheshwari, Radiology and Dermatology by Arvind Arora, Medicine by Deepak Marwah, Vinod Khanna.

Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing for AIIMS PG 2020 exam should know its exam pattern to have an idea of the examination. They can refer to the table given below for quick insight into the exam pattern for AIIMS PG entrance examination.

Mode of the ExamOnline (Computer Based Test)
Exam DurationThree Hours for MD/MS Course

One Hour for MDS Course

Medium of the PaperEnglish
Type of QuestionsObjective Type (MCQs)
Total No. of Questions200 Questions for MD/MS

90 Questions for MDS

Marking Scheme+1 Marks will be awarded for each right response
Negative Marking1/3rd Marks will be deducted for each wrong response


AIIMS PG 2020 syllabus is exhaustive in nature and there is no particular curriculum prescribed for it by the AIIMS. However, candidates should bear in mind that whatever they have been taught during MBBS/BDS degree programme the questions will be asked from that. Hence, candidates must prepare for the exam strictly as per the curriculum of degree programme that they’ve done graduation into.

Admit card

AIIMS PG 2020 will be uploaded on the official website by the concerned authority. Applicants can download the same by visiting the official website of AIIMS. The admit card must be carried in the exam hall or else the entry will be denied to the candidate. Applicants will also need to bring one valid ID proof along with the hall ticket. If a candidate encounters a discrepancy in his/her admit card, he/she will need to contact the authority immediately.

Result and Admission

The result for January session will probably be announced in the 3rd week of November 2019 and for July session, it will be announced in the 3rd week of May 2020. The result will be available on the official website. The AIIMS PG result for the year 2020 will be declared in form of a merit list. Candidates will be shortlisted for the counselling on the basis of the merit list. While preparing the merit list, a candidate’s percentile score will be taken into consideration. Candidates whose name appears on the list will be invited for counselling and document verification. Admission will be given to those candidates who fulfill the requirements necessary for the course opted by them.

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