AIIMS PG 2020 Syllabus is given separately for MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCH (6 yrs) and DM/MCH ( 3 yrs). Candidates should complete the entire syllabus to attain high rank in AIIMS PG 2020. The exam is conducted by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIIMS), New Delhi. There is no such defined syllabus for MD/MS/MDS course in AIIMS PG 2020. However, candidates are advised to study their MBBS/BDS level subjects thoroughly for the examination. Check out the exam pattern, scheme of marking, how to prepare for AIIMS PG 2020 from this page.
AIIMS PG 2020 Syllabus
As per the syllabus notified by the institute, candidate applying for MD/MS/MDS course has to focus on the subjects taught during their graduation. There are 200 MCQ questions in the examination. All the questions are based on the MBBS/BDS studies only. However, things differ in the case for DM/MCH (3 yrs)/Hospital Administration.
For MD/MS : Candidates have to study topics from MBBS.
For MDS: Candidates have to study topics from BDS.
For DM/MCH (3 yrs) /Hospital Administration : Candidates have to study topics from the subject he/she has applied for.
AIIMS PG 2020 Important Topics
Candidates are advised to follow a study strategy in order to attain high rank in the examination. They can first start by revising the concepts and topics given in the textbook. He/she can then move onto previous year question papers. Multiple readings of these important topics for AIIMS PG 2020 MD/MS/MDS is also important.
- ATLS protocol and recent updates
- Milestones in paediatrics
- ROP , Diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma especially angle closure
- Fetal head diameters and engaging diameters
- Named fractures tables from Apurv Mehra
- Drug schedules in Pharmacy
- Cranial nerve nuclei in Anatomy
- Audiometry in ENT
AIIMS PG 2020 Distribution of Questions
There are 7 types of questions asked in the MD/MDS/MDS examination. Candidates are advised to read and understand the clear explanation of each type of question from the prospectus. Check the names of AIIMS PG 2020 questions from below.
For MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCH (6 yrs)
- Multiple Completion Type
- Single Best Answer Types
- Multiple True False Type
- Extended Matching Items / Questions (EMI /EMQ)
- Match the following Type
- Sequential Arrangement Type
- Reason Assertion Type
For DM/MCH (3 yrs) /Hospital Administration :
The examination is held in 2 stages. Candidates have to qualify in Stage 1 to be eligible for Stage 2. The number of questions in the exam are 80. Stage 2 is department assessment exam.
AIIMS PG 2020 Marking Scheme
All the questions in AIIMS PG 2020 MD/MDS/MS carry separate marks. Both allocation of marks and negative marks differ in the case of all the 7 types of questions. Check out the scheme of marking from down below.
For MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCH ( 6 yrs)
|Type of Question in AIIMS PG 2020||Marks Allotment for Correct Answer||Marks Deduction for Wrong Answer|
|Single best answer||+1||-1/3|
|Multiple true false||+⅕ for each alternative or statement||-⅕ for each alternative or statement|
|Match the following||+¼ for each alternative||-¼ for each alternative|
|Sequential arrangement||+1 for full sequence correct||-1|
|Extended matching items||+1/ no of scenarios||-1/ no of scenar|
For DM/MCH ( 6 yrs)/ MD Hospital Administration
- Marks Allotted for Correct Answer : 1 Mark
- Marks Deducted for Wrong Answer : -1/3 Marks
- Unattempted Question : Zero
AIIMS PG 2020 Minimum Cut Off Score
The competent authority has set a separate qualification criteria for different courses. Check out the minimum score one needs to pass out with flying colours.
For MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCH ( 6 yrs) : 50th percentile
For DM/MCH ( 6 yrs)/ MD Hospital Administration :
Candidates need 50 % in Stage 1 to qualify for Stage 2 of exam.
Candidates need 50% total in both Stage 1 and Stage 2 to be eligible for admission.
How to Prepare for AIIMS PG 2020
Candidates who want to crack the AIIMS PG exam with flying colors need to practice both smart work and hardwork. Revising the topics again and again is the most important step out of all. Check more AIIMS PG preparation tips from down below.
- Devote at least 13-14 hours a day to study. Take small breaks in between.
- Revision is the most important part of preparation. Revise all the topics in the syllabus thoroughly.
- Start revising basics and then move onto the detailed concepts from coaching centre modules and books.
- Practice the mock tests on regular basis. This will improve speed and accuracy.
- Revise the practical concepts taught at graduation level.
- Previous year question papers are very important. Practice atleast 5-10 years old papers.
About AIIMS PG 2020
AIIMS PG 2020 examination is conducted by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. AIIMS PG 2020 is held in CBT mode in one single shift. The number of seats for MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCH (6yrs) is 643 in number approximately. The exam is held for admissions in AIIMS, Delhi, Rishikesh, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur, Nagpur, Patna and Raipur.