Exam Pattern

PGIMER 2017 Exam Pattern is the structure of the question paper which provides the information about question paper pattern, marks allocation and weightage. Candidates appearing for PGIMER 2017 are advised to check the exam pattern to help their ongoing preparations. PGIMER 2017 entrance examination is conducted to provide admission into the post graduation courses.

Through PGIMER 2017 entrance examination, the admission is offered into the following courses MD/MS/DM/M.Ch/MDS. Check the full article below to know more in detail about PGIMER 2017 Exam Pattern. For the complete details on mode of examination, duration and marking scheme of PGIMER 2017, read the article below.

Candidates must note that PGIMER 2017 is held in two sessions of January and July and the exam pattern provided here is for the upcoming January session.

PGIMER 2017 Exam Pattern for MD/MS:
S.No Particulars MD/MS
1. Exam Duration 3 hours
2. Mode of Exam Offline: Pen and Paper Based
3. Number of Questions 250 Multiple Choice Questions with 5 alternatives and 1 correct response. One or more of the alternatives can be correct for each question.
4. Marking Scheme Percentile based score will be used for deciding the overall rank of the candidates.
5. Negative Marking 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect response.
Given below is the breakdown of the approximate number of questions for each subject for PGIMER 2017:
S.No Subject Subject Wise Weightage in PGIMER 2017 Exam of 250 Questions (in numbers)
1. Applied Anatomy 6
2. Applied Biochemistry 12
3. Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology 10
4. Applied Physiology 6
5. Pathology 15
6. Pharmacology 12
7. Microbiology 12
8. Forensic Medicine 6
9. Social and Preventive Medicine 7
10. Internal Medicine 36
11. Paediatrics 12
12. Dermatology 6
13. Psychiatry 6
14. Radiodiagnosis 6
15. Obstetrics and Gynaecology 20
16. Radiotherapy 6
17. General Surgery 36
18. Otorhinolaryngology 10
19. Ophthalmology 10
20. Orthopaedics 10
  Total 250
S.No Particulars Exam Pattern
1. Exam Duration 1½ hours
2. Mode of Exam Offline: Pen and Paper Based
3. Number of Questions Multiple Choice Questions carrying 80 marks.
4. Marking Scheme Merit list made on the basis of theory paper.
5. Negative Marking There is negative marking for incorrect response.
PGIMER 2017 Exam Pattern for MDS
S.No Particulars Exam Pattern
1. Exam Duration 1½ hours
2. Mode of Exam Offline: Pen and Paper Based
3. Number of Questions 100 Multiple Choice Questions with four alternatives each and a single correct or most appropriate response
4. Marking Scheme Admission if minimum marks secured.

Candidates are advised to carefully read the PGIMER 2017 Exam Pattern to strengthen their preparations for the examination. Structure and breakdown of subjects will help the candidates to divide their time according to the subject’s importance. Candidates are also requested to keep attempting sample papers and mock test to maintain strong grasp on all the subjects that you have studied for the examination.

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