PGIMER 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
PGIMER 2018 is conducted in offline mode (pen and paper based test). The syllabus for PGIMER 2018 exam is drawn from Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical, Clinical subjects and other important subjects in medical science that were studied by candidates in their M.B.B.S (U.G) degree program.
PGIMER exam is the university level examination conducted twice in a year in January and July by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh for admitting candidates in the postgraduate courses in medical science like M.D, M.S, etc. PGIMER 2018 entrance exam pattern has the provision for the negative marking.
Below table shows the important information regarding PGIMER 2018 exam pattern: -
|Exam Mode||Offline Test|
|Number of papers||1|
|Questions Type||Multiple Choice Questions (Objectives based MCQ type)|
|Total no. of Questions in PGIMER 2018 exam||250 (For M.S / M.D degree course)|
|Provision for negative marking||Yes|
|Exam duration||3 hours|
|Exam language||English medium only|
All questions are of the MCQ type (multiple choice questions) with four options for each question and the duration of PGIMER 2018 exam is 3 hours. The subject-wise syllabus along with the number of questions asked from each subject is given below for M.S / M.D degree programs.
|Subject||No. of Questions|
|Immunogenetic and Molecular Biology||10|
|Social and Preventive Medicine||7|
|Obstetrics and Gynaecology||20|
The books which can be taken as a reference by candidates appearing for PGIMER 2018 are given below.
|Subject||Book Name||Author and Publisher|
|Urology||Postgraduate Urology Entrance Review (PGIMER): Fully Solved Question Papers 2015-2001 (PGMEE) Paperback – 2017||Author: Yogesh Rameshrao Barapatre Publishers: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers|
|Dental Entrance exam||Target MDS PGI(A complete Review of PGIMER Postgraduate Dental Entrance Examination) ,"2015-2006" (First Edition,2016) Paperback – 2016||Authors: 1. Mohit Gautam 2. Gaurav Anand Publisher: Saurabh Medical Publishers|
|All Subjects – PGIMER exam previous year solved question papers||XPRESS PGI May 2015 With Explanatory Answers (PGI Chandigra PG Entrance Exams) Paperback – 2015||Author: Ranjith AR Publisher: Kalam Books|
The following are the important instructions to be taken into account by applicants regarding PGIMER 2018 exam pattern: -