Candidates who are planning to take up AIIMS PG 2020 must be well aware of the new changes that have been introduced by the regulatory body for AIIMS PG 2020 (January session). There are various changes that have been introduced for AIIMS PG 2020. Check all the latest changes, news and updates about AIIMS PG 2020 here:
Announcement of AIIMS PG 2020 Important Dates:
The important dates of AIIMS PG 2020 have been announced by the conducting authority. Candidates will find the important dates of AIIMS PG 2020 on this page.
AIIMS PG Registration for January session:
AIIMS, New Delhi has already started the application process of AIIMS PG 2020 for January session for the new candidates. Aspirants who have already completed the basic registration in July session need not register.
Increase in the Total Number of Seats:
As per the new changes, in AIIMS PG 2020 (January session), a total of nine (9) seats in seven AIIMS for MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCh courses has been increased. Now, AIIMS PG 2020 (January session) will be conducted for taking admission to a total of 548 seats. In the last session, a total of 539 seats were filled.
Increase in AIIMS PG Exam Cities:
The AIIMS PG 2020 will be conducted in 68 cities across India and a total of 16 cities has been added, while 12 cities have been removed. The last session of AIIMS PG has been conducted in 64 cities of India by the regulatory authority.
Total Number of EWS Seats Offered:
A total of 53 seats has been added in seven AIIMS institutes under MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCh courses in compliance with the 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). However, as per the last session brochure, only 31 seats were added.
Change in Pattern of Examination:
AIIMS PG 2020 will have seven types of multiple types of questions (MCQs) in the entrance examination.The types of MCQs that are asked in the entrance examination are- single best answer type questions, match the following type questions, sequential arrangements type questions, multiple true-false type questions, multiple completion type questions, reason-assertion type questions, and, extended matching items/questions (EMI/EMQ). All the multiple-choice questions (MCQs) will be judged through a different marking scheme.
Duration of AIIMS PG 2020 Exam Changed:
The duration of AIIMS PG 2020 has also been changed. The entrance examination will be conducted from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Within the duration of three hours, candidates will have to attempt the 200 MCQs asked in the entrance examination. Earlier, AIIMS PG was conducted for a duration of one and a half hours and only 90 questions were asked in the entrance examination.