All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi, has published a revised schedule for AIIMS PG 2020. The dates for five important events related to the MD, MS, DM (6 yrs), M.Ch (6 yrs), MDS are changed. Most important change is that the last date for final registration, generation of code, and completion of other details like qualification, city choices, and payment is extended from October 11, 2019, to October 16, 2019.
Consequently the date to check status of final registration to know accepted or rejected with reasons has been shifted from October 21, 2019, to October 23, 2019.
Candidates whose forms have been rejected, would have previously been able to submit their required documents by October 25, 2019, but can now do so by October 29, 2019.
Foreign national candidates were previously supposed to receive the No Objection from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India, until October 25, 2019. But they can now get it until October 29, 2019.
Last date for submission of sponsored certificates is also revised from October 25, 2019, to October 29, 2019.
The closing time on all the last dates will be 5 pm. AIIMS says that the change in dates has been done in view of the communication received from the AIIMS academic section about the cut off date for completing rotating internship.
Notification about AIIMS PG 2020 revised schedule says, “In continuation to our Admission Notice No.73/2019 dated 10.08.2019 and subsequently communication received from Academic Section, AIIMS, New Delhi vide F.No.4-1/2010-Acad.I dated 01.10.2019 regarding those who have completed their Internship period of 12 months compulsory rotating Internship/Practical training to 31st January for January session and 31st July for July session are eligible for admission to AIIMS PG courses.”
The notice goes on to say “In this regard, those who will be completed their Internship period of 12 months compulsory rotating Internship/Practical training on or before 31st January 2020 are eligible to fill their Final Registration for admission to AIIMS PG courses for January 2020 session. Candidate must have Provisional OR Permanent Registration of MCI/DCI for Online Final Registration.”
However all other dates related to AIIMS PG 2020 remain the same. The roll numbers and admit cards will be available at aiimsexams.org from November 6, 2019. The exam will be held on November 17, 2019. Final seat position will be published on November 19, 2019. And result will be out by November 22, 2019.
Earlier, AIIMS PG registration process used to consist of only filling up and submitting an online form. Now, the process consists of three parts, namely, basic registration, generation of code, and final registration. They also happen separately for the January and July session exams. For example just after the Jan 2020 AIIMS PG exam, basic registration for July session will begin on November 27, 2019.
AIIMS PG entrance exam is conducted twice a year in January and July every year. It is a computer-based test which consists of Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). For MD/MS/MDS entrance examinations, the test consists of 200 MCQs. The MCQs shall be of different types like single best answer type, multiple true-false type, match the following type, sequential arrangement type, multiple completion type, reason assertion type, extended matching items / questions (EMI /EMQ).