PGIMER Exam Date, Registration, Notification, Syllabus

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PGIMER 2022 Exam Pattern

GIMER 2022 will be held in Online CBT Mode on November 26, 2021 for M.Sc./ M.Sc. MLT courses at PGIMER Chandigarh. The PGIMER 2022 test syllabus is based on the Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical, Clinical, and other significant subjects in medical science that applicants studied during their M.B.B.S (U.G) degree programme. There will be 250 multiple-choice questions on the exam.

  • The test will be provided to the candidate for 3 hours to finish. Candidates will not be given any additional time.
  • PGIMER 2022 has a mechanism for negative marking.
  • The exam will be conducted entirely in English.

The PGIMER entrance exam is a university-level examination held twice a year, in January and July, by the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), for admitting candidates to postgraduate medical science courses such as DM/MCH, Research Fellowship, and Medical diploma, among others. Negative marking is available in the PGIMER 2020 entrance exam pattern.

Highlights of the PGIMER 2022 Pattern

The following table contains significant facts about the PGIMER 2021 exam pattern:

Exam Mode Computer Based Test
Number of papers 1
Questions Type Multiple Choice Questions (Objectives based MCQ type)
Total no. of Questions in PGIMER 2020 exam 250 (For M.S / M.D degree course)
Provision for negative marking Yes
Exam duration 3 hours
Exam language English medium only

Exam Pattern for PGIMER 2022

The PGIMER 2022 exam is 3 hours long and consists of all MCQs (multiple choice questions) with four alternatives for each question. For M.S. / M.D. degree programmes, the topic-by-subject curriculum is listed below, along with the number of questions asked in each subject.

Subject No. of Questions
Applied Anatomy 6
Applied Biochemistry 12
Immunogenetic and Molecular Biology 10
Applied Physiology 6
Pathology 15
Pharmacology 12
Microbiology 12
Forensic Medicine 6
Social and Preventive Medicine 7
Internal Medicine 36
Paediatrics 12
Dermatology 6
Psychiatry 6
Radiodiagnosis 6
Radiotherapy 6
General Surgery 36
ENT 10
Orthopaedic Surgery 10
Ophthalmology 10
Anaesthesia 6
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 20

MD/ MS PGIMER Exam Pattern

The PGIMER pattern will mostly cover topics covered in MBBS, such as preclinical, paraclinical, and clinical medicine.

  • Number of Questions: There will be 250 multiple-choice questions on the PGIMER MD/MS question paper.
  • The exam must be completed in three hours by the candidates.
  • Total marks for PGIMER: The paper will be worth a total of 250 points.
  • PGIMER Marking Scheme: One point will be granted for each right answer. Candidates will be penalised if they select the incorrect answer.

PGIMER 2022 Exam Pattern for MD/MS/MDS/House Job

The total number of questions is: There will be 100 multiple-choice questions on the exam (MCQs). Candidates must select one accurate answer from a set of four options.

The written test will take 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete.

PGIMER Marks: Each right answer receives one point. Candidates will be penalised if they select the incorrect answer.

Exam Pattern for M.Sc. Courses at PGIMER

Number of Questions: There will be a total of 250 multiple-choice questions on the test paper (MCQs).

Total Marks for PGIMER M.Sc. Paper: The PGIMER M.Sc. paper will have a total of 100 marks.

PGIMER Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will receive two points, while each erroneous response will receive a quarter-point deduction.

Cutoff: A minimum qualifying mark of 50% of the total marks is required.

Parts of the PGIMER Exam for MD (Hospital Administration): The theory exam will be divided into two parts, each worth 40 points.

  • Part 1: General Medicine
  • Part 2: Specialization.
  • Part 1 contains of 40 MBBS-level multiple choice questions, each with four possibilities and a single best answer.
  • The second paper of the PGIMER test will have questions specifically about hospital administration, each with five possibilities and a single right response.
  • PGIMER Marking Scheme: Incorrect responses in Part 2 will be scored negatively, but not in Part 1.
  • Duration: The examination will last three hours.
  • Candidates can look into the PGIMER 2022 Syllabus to see what they need to know for the exam.

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