List of all Medical PG Entrance Exams with dates

After MBBS, the candidates usually target NEET-PG, AIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER and NIMHANS for the post-graduation. In this Marrow blog post, you can find a complete list and schedule of PG entrance exams after MBBS, which can assist you in planning the preparation. 

1. NEET-PG

2. AIIMS-PG

3. JIPMER PG

4. PGIMER- PG

5. NIMHANS


NEET-PG

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate- NEET PG or Common Entrance Test (CET) is the common entrance exam to pursue postgraduate medical courses offered in government, private, deemed and central universities across India. NEET-PG is administered by National board of examinations and is conducted once a year, usually in the first week of January

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have passed MBBS from a University/ Institute recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) 
  • Internship: Must have either completed or due to complete, a one-year rotatory internship training on or before 31st march 2020
  • Must be registered with Central /State Medical Registration Council.

Schedule

Availability of Information Bulletin1st November 
Online submission of application form 1st November 2019(03.00 PM) – 21st November 2019(11.55 PM)
Admit cardFrom 28th of December
NEET PG Exam Date5th January 2020 
Declaration of resultsBy 31st January 2020 

NEET-PG Exam Overview

Name National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate
Conducting BodyNational Board of Examinations (NBE)
FrequencyYearly once (January)
Official  websitehttp://www.nbe.edu.in
Exam LevelNational 
CenterAll over India (148 centres)
Exam ModeComputer-based test
Exam languageEnglish
Exam Duration3.30 hrs
Number of Questions300 
Type of QuestionMCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Correct responsesOnly one correct response for a question
Negative marksYes 

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AIIMS-PG

AIIMS-PG is conducted twice a year to admit students for the Postgraduate courses offered by various All India Institutes of Medical Science. The examination is conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in May and November for the sessions of July and January respectively. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must possess an MBBS degree from a Medical Council of India recognized institution.
  • The candidate must have completed a one-year internship on or before 30th July for July session & 30th Jan for January session.
  • Applicants from General Category are required to have a minimum of 55% aggregate in MBBS, while the candidates belonging to SC/ST category are required to have scored an aggregate of 50%.

Schedule

January 2020 Session

AIIMS PG online registration06.05.2019 to 27.08.2019
Status of Basic Registration & last date for correction for rejected images03.09.2019 to 09.09.2019
Final Status of Accepted Basic Registration 16.09.2019 
Date for Generation of Code (only for accepted Basic Registration candidates)16.09.2019 to 11.10.2019
Uploading Prospectus including seat position for Sponsored and Foreign National candidates24.09.2019
Final Registration for completion of other details27.09.2019 to 11.10.2019*
Date of Examination17-11-2019

 July Session 2020 (Tentative)

AIIMS PG online registrationThird week of October
Status of Basic Registration & last date for correction for rejected imagesFirst week of March
Final Status of Accepted Basic RegistrationSecond week of March
Date for Generation of Code (only for accepted Basic Registration candidates)Second week of March
Uploading Prospectus including seat position for Sponsored and Foreign National candidatesThird week of March
Final Registration for completion of other detailsFirst week of April
Date of ExaminationFirst week of May

AIIMS PG Exam Overview

Name All India Institute Of Medical Sciences MD / MS / DM (6 yrs.) / M.Ch. (6 yrs.) / MDS Exam
Conducting BodyAll India Institute of Medical Sciences
FrequencyJanuary / July
Date of Examination 17-11-2019 (January 2020)
The first week of May (July 2020)
Timing of Examination09.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
Official  websitehttps://www.aiimsexams.org
Emailaiims.pgexams@gmail.com
Exam LevelNational 
CenterAll over India-8 zones (64 centres)
Exam ModeComputer-based test
Exam languageEnglish
Exam Duration3 hours (Three hours / 180 minutes)
Number of Questions200 
Type of QuestionMCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Marking Scheme1. Single Best Response 
2. Multiple True-False Type
3. Match the Following.
4. Sequential Arrangement Type
5. Multiple Completion Type
6. Reason Assertion Type
7. Extended Matching Items / Questions (EMI /EMQ)
Negative marksyes

JIPMER PG

JIPMER PG is a national level medical postgraduate entrance examination conducted by Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research PostGraduate. The exam aims in admitting the candidates to the various MD and MS programmes offered by the institution. The test is held in two sessions, in January and July every year. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must possess an MBBS degree from a Medical Council of India recognized institution.
  • The candidate must have completed a one-year internship on or before November 30, 2019. 
  • Applicants from all categories, including OBC, should have an aggregate score of 55% in MBBS. Candidates belonging to the SC/ST Categories should have 50% marks in aggregate. 

Schedule

January Session

JIPMER PG Online Registration18-09-2019 to 25-10-2019
Hall Ticket available from13-11-2019 
Date Exam08-12-2019
Expected date of publication of Merit ListOn or Before 18-12-2019 

July Session 2020 (Tentative)

JIPMER PG Online RegistrationLast week of February to the first week of April
Hall Ticket available fromLast week of April to Mid-week of May
Date of JIPMER PG Exam Midweek of May
Expected date of publication of Merit ListOn or Before 31-05-2020

JIPMER PG Exam Overview

Name  JIPMER MD/MS EXAM
Conducting Body JAWAHARLAL INSTITUTE OF POST-GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION & RESEARCH
Frequency January / July
Date of Examination  08-12-2019 (January 2020)
Midweek of May (July 2020)
Timing of Examination 10.00 AM to 01.00 PM
Official  website www.jipmer.puducherry.gov.in / www.jipmer.edu.in
Email jipmermdmsjan2020@gmail.com
Exam Level National 
Center 10 cities
Exam Mode Computer-based test
Exam language English
Exam Duration 3 hours (Three hours / 180 minutes)
Number of Questions Basic Clinical Science- 100 Questions Clinical Science – 150 Questions
Type of Question MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Marking Scheme Correct Answer: Four marks (+)4 
Incorrect Answer: Minus one (−)1 
Unanswered: Zero (0)
Negative marks yes
Eligibility scoring (Percentile) 1. UR/INST/OCI/FN/Sponsored- 50th Percentile 
2. UR-OPH – 45th Percentile
3. SC/ST/OBC-OPH– 40th Percentile

PGIMER- PG

PGIMER PG examination is conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. The examination is conducted twice a year in November and May for the January and July session respectively. The admission to the courses of the PGI is made on merit on all India basis by holding an entrance examination by the PGI, after issuing a countrywide admission notice. The admission notice will be published in leading print media in September for January session and March for July session respectively. 

Eligibility Criteria

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

Schedule

January Session

PGIMER MD/MS Online application26-10-2019
Application submission last date14-11-2019
PGIMER MD/MS entrance exam date30-11-2019
Expected date of declaration of result06-12-2019

July Session 2020(Tentative)

PGIMER MD/MS Online applicationThe third week of March
Application submission last dateThe third week of April
Downloading Admit cardThe first week of May onwards
PGIMER MD/MS entrance exam dateLast week of May 

PGI Exam Overview

NameMD/MS  POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH CHANDIGARH EXAMINATION
Conducting BodyPGIMER
FrequencyJan/July
Official Websitehttp://pgimer.edu.in/
E-Mailpgimdmsexam@gmail.com
Exam LevelNational Level
Center13 centers all over India
Exam ModeComputer-based test
Exam LanguageEnglish
Exam Duration3 hours/180 mins
Number of Questions250
Type of QuestionsMCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Correct responsessingle/multiple 
Negative marksYes( incorrect responses marked)

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NIMHANS

NIMHANS PG is conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences. The exam is conducted twice a year – for the January and July session. The NIMHANS offers admission to direct M.Ch. Neurosurgery/DM Neurology and MD Psychiatry courses. There will be a common entrance exam, but separate merit list for all these courses. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • MBBS degree from a recognized University or any other University recognized as equivalent thereto by NIMHANS and by the Medical Council of India.
  • The candidate should have completed the compulsory rotational internship of one year after MBBS or its equivalent as recognized by the Medical Council of India on or before the date of commencement of course.
  • Candidates who have MD/MS/DNB/DPM from a recognized University or any other University recognized as equivalent thereto by NIMHANS and by the Medical Council of India may apply for the course. However, candidates who are awaiting the results may also appear for the entrance test subject to production of proof of having passed the examination on or before the date of commencement of course

Schedule

 January Session

Date of Advertisement for Admission Notification01.08.2019
Start Date and End Date for submission of Online Application Forms01.08.2019 to 31.08.2019
Date of conduct of Online Entrance Test20.10.2019
Date of admission05.12.2019
Date of course commencement01.01.2020

July Session 2020 (Tentative)

Date of Advertisement for Admission NotificationMid of January 
Start Date and End Date for submission of Online Application FormsMid of January to mid of February 
Date of conduct of Online Entrance Test Ph.D., Super speciality, Postdoctoral and Postgraduate Courses
March last 
Date of admissionThe first week of June
Date of course commencementFirst of July 

NIMHANS Exam Overview

Name NIMHANS MD / DM / MCh /PhD
Conducting BodyNIMHANS
FrequencyJanuary/ October
Official  websitehttp://nimhans.ac.in/
E-Maildirstaff@nimhans.ac.in
For feedback: info@nimhans.kar.nic.in 
Exam LevelNational 
CentresSession 1:Bengaluru, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Pune. 
Session 2:Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata and Pune
Exam ModeComputer-based test
Exam languageEnglish
Exam Duration90 mins
Number of Questions100
Type of QuestionMCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Correct responsesOnly one correct response for a question
Negative marksyes
Marking SchemeCorrect response (+) 1 mark
Wrong response   (-) 0.25 mark

NOTE:

  • A candidate can apply for a maximum of 3 (three) courses only
  • MD in Psychiatry, DM in Neurology and M.Ch. In Neurosurgery are all treated as separate courses. All Postdoctoral Fellowships are treated as separate courses
  • A single common Online entrance test of 60 minutes duration with 70 questions will be conducted for candidates applying for MD in Psychiatry, DM in Neurology and M.Ch in Neurosurgery courses with MBBS qualification followed by an Online entrance test of 30 minutes duration with 30 questions for each domain [Candidates applying for any of the above three courses should appear for the entrance test of that particular course only].
  • The Online Entrance Test will be conducted for 2 days at all the test centers across the country.

Some of the information given above is tentative. The details will be updated as soon as it is officially declared. Marrow wishes all the aspirants good luck for the preparations and exams.

Marrow wishes all the aspirants good luck for the preparations and exams.

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  1. Dr Sayantan Paick says:

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