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PGIMER Counselling 2020: Procedure, Documents and Much More!!

PGI Chandigarh which is responsible to conduct the counselling of PGIMER 2020 for the July session, will carry it out in offline mode. The official brochure informs that 3 rounds of counselling and 1 spot round of counselling will be held. The spot round of PGI seat allotment is estimated to be the last round for the admission process. All the qualified candidates must attend the PGIMER 2020 counselling as per the given date, time and venue physically. The candidates who will be allocated seats in the PGIMER 2020 spot round will have to join the course by January 31.

The allotment of the seats shall be done at the time of the PGIMER 2020 counselling. Earlier, the authority will conduct the round second and third round of PGIMER counselling 2020. Through PGIMER seat allotment Masters of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD), seats are allotted. Medical graduates who have qualified PGIMER exam for January session were eligible to participate for counselling procedure.

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This article will help you to know about various parameters associated with PGIMER 2020 counselling like various round Students want to apply for the PGIMER counselling procedure are hereby notified to check this complete article carefully.

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Full Exam Name Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Entrance Exam
Short Exam Name PGIMER Entrance Exam
Conducting Body PGIMER Chandigarh
Frequency of Conduct 2 times a year
Exam Level National Level Exam
Language English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General)

Rs. 1500 for General/ OBC/OCI/NRI [Online]

Rs. 1200 for SC/ST category [Online]

Mode of Exam Online
Mode of Counselling Offline
Participating College 1
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Number of Seats


Important Dates

Aspirants can check the important dates of the PGIMER 2020 for January session from the table below.

 Events Dates (Session Jan 2020) Dates (Session Jul 2020)
Online registration starts 26th October 2019 17th March 2020
Last date of registration 14th November 2019 6th May 2020
Last date to deposit the fee 14th November 2019 6th May 2020
Admit Card published 25th November 2019 to 30th November 2019 Last week of May 2020
MD/MS exam date 30th November 2019 14th June 2020 (Latest)
Result Published 9th December 2019 July 2020
1st Counselling 20th December 2019 Yet to be announced
2nd Counselling 10th January 2020 Yet to be announced
3rd Counselling 18th January 2020 Yet to be announced
Open Counselling 30th January 2020 Yet to be announced

PGIMER 2020 January Session Counselling dates

Round one counsellingDecember 16, 201911:00 AM onwardsBhargava Auditorium
Second round counsellingJanuary 10, 202011:00 AM onwardsBhargava Auditorium
PGIMER counselling round threeJanuary 18, 202011:00 AM onwardsBhargava Auditorium
Spot round counsellingJanuary 30, 202011:00 AM onwardsBhargava Auditorium

PGIMER 2020 July Session Counselling dates

Round one counsellingYet to be announced11:00 AM onwardsBhargava Auditorium
Second round counsellingYet to be announced11:00 AM onwardsBhargava Auditorium
Third round counsellingYet to be announced11:00 AM onwardsBhargava Auditorium
Spot round counsellingYet to be announced11:00 AM onwardsBhargava Auditorium

Counselling Process

The candidate can get the whole stepwise counselling process of PGIMER 2020 has been mentioned below:

  • All the applicants who successfully cleared PGIMER 2020 for the respective session will be shortlisted for the counselling process.
  • Before reporting at PGIMER counselling 2020 venue, MD/MS applicants need to download the individual rank letters and get a print of it for verification.
  • It is compulsory to reach the venue for PGIMER seat allotment process on or before the specified date for attendance.
  • Every candidate will be required to choose their colleges as per their speciality and rank.
  • As per their preferences, they will be informed about the number of seats available in a particular speciality.
  • The counselling of PGIMER 2020 will be held on the basis of preferences provided, seats available, rank secured, reservation criteria and other factors.
  • After the allotment, candidates have to provide their option whether they wish to accept the seat or want to appear for subsequent rounds of PGIMER counselling.
  • Any candidate who will be absent at the time of counselling will be considered as ineligible for the admission process. Those will be eligible for other remaining rounds.
  • In case, if an applicant is late or is/are not available when called, then they will be granted admission in the courses offered after the completion of PGIMER counselling 2020 round.
  • PGIMER, Chandigarh will conduct a second, third and fourth round of PGIMER 2020 counselling in case of seats left vacant.
  • After the allotment of seats, candidates will be required to produce the relevant documents for verification purposes along with the payment of fees.

Documents Required

The following list of documents is required for verification purposes, which must be provided at the time of PGIMER 2020 counselling. Whichever candidate unable to show the following document/certificate will not be allowed for admission in PGIMER 2020 January session.

  1. Printed PGIMER filled application form 2020
  2. Passport size photograph (to be pasted in the application form)
  3. PGIMER Admit card 2020
  4. ID proof with photograph (same as used during registration)
  5. Original degrees of qualifying MBBS or provisional mark sheet
  6. Class 12 and 10 pass certificates
  7. Internship certificate
  8. MCI registration certificate
  9. Category certificate (if applicable)
  10. Selected category candidates must provide original Aadhaar card

Tuition Fees

The following table specifies the fees to be paid by allotted applicants for admission to MD/MS courses in the format/mode specified by the authority.

Registration feesRs. 500
Tuition feesRs. 250 PA
Laboratory feesRs. 900 PA
Amalgamated feesRs. 720 PA
Security chargesRs. 1000 (refundable after completion of course)
Hostel securityRs. 5000 (refundable and to be deposited with Hostel warden if hostel accommodation is allotted)

Seat Matrix

The number of total seats allocated during PGIMER counselling 2020 for January session has been released. Candidates can also recall previous year seat matrix of PGIMER for July session in the table below.

Spot round – January session

Community Medicine111
Forensic Medicine1
Medical Microbiology1111241
Nuclear Medicine2
General Surgery171
Transfusion Medicine131

Round One (January session)

Community Medicine111
Forensic Medicine11
Internal Medicine8111252
Medical Microbiology4111241
Nuclear Medicine112
Obstt.& Gynaecology2141
Ortho Surgery1111
Radio diagnosis31221
General Surgery43132121
Transfusion Medicine131

Round Two – (January session)

Community Medicine1113
Forensic Medicine112
Internal Medicine112
Medical Microbiology411124114
Nuclear Medicine123
Obstt.& Gynaecology112
Radio diagnosis11
General Surgery1117120
Transfusion Medicine1315

Round three (January session)

Community Medicine1113
Forensic Medicine11
Internal Medicine112
Medical Microbiology311124113
Nuclear Medicine22
General Surgery16117
Transfusion Medicine1315
  • Gen-General
  • SC-Schedule Caste
  • ST-Schedule Tribe
  • OBC-Other Backward Classes
  • RA-Rural Area
  • PwD-People with Disability
  • Spon-Sponsored
  • FN-Foreign National
  • BN – Bhutanese Nationals

PGIMER seat matrix 2019 (July session)

Community Medicine1
Medical Microbiology41^^1**1321
Internal Medicine81^1**31441
Forensic Medicine211
Nuclear Medicine11^^1**1
Ortho Surgery1211
Obstt. & Gynae11^2**24
General Surgery121^1*+1**2275
Transfusion Medicine31131

In the table above,

  • Gen – General
  • SC – Scheduled Caste
  • ST – Scheduled Tribe
  • OBC – Other Backward Classes
  • RA – Rural Area (^ – fresh seats, ^^ – backlog)
  • PwD – Persons with Disabilities (* – Fresh seats, ** – Backlog)
  • Spon – Sponsored seats
  • FN – Foreign nationals

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