Latest Updates About AIPGMEE 2018 Exam: Important Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Result, Counselling


Medical science has proved very a boon for the mankind. Through it, medical aspirants aim to become well-qualified doctors to cope with fatal diseases. AIPGMEE (All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination) is one of the toughest examinations in the country, passing which aspirants become postgraduate doctors in their respective specializations. Every year, it is conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE) amidst tight safety and security. AIPGMEE 2018 is going to come up and candidates must be keenly interested to know about it in detail, including its important dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern etc.

The NBE(National Board of Examinations) was set up by the Government of India in 1975, with an objective to improve the quality of Medical education in India. The NBE was given responsibility to conduct the AIPGMEE(All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination) for admission into the MD/MS/Diploma course in the medical colleges of all states of India (except Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Telangana).

The AIPGMEE has been replaced by the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). NEET has also replaced the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and all other state-level entrance examinations since 2013. On 28th April 2016, the Supreme Court approved the GOI (Government of India) order to conduct NEET as the single medical entrance exam. In the year 2016, NEET was conducted in two phases.

The AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), New Delhi, and JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research) and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education are outside the purview of the NEET.

Here is a list of all exams which has been replaced by NEET.

  • Aligarh Muslim University (Medical)
  • Manipal PMT
  • Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET) (Medical)
  • CMC Ludhiana
  • CMC Vellore
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS) exam
  • COMEDK (Medical)
  • UP Combined Medical Entrance Test (UPCMET)
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth common Entrance Test (BVP CET) (Medical)
  • Madhya Pradesh Dental and Medical Test (MP DMAT)
  • DPMT
  • And other state level medical entrance exams.

Check complete information on NEET Entrance Exam here.

AIPGMEE Exam 2018 Important Dates


Dates (tentative)

Date for Application Form Filling

September 2018

Last Date for filling Application Form

November 2018

Releasing date of Admit Card

December 2018

Exam date of AIPGMEE

December 2018

Declaration of result

January 2019

Date of counselling

February 2019

AIPGMEE Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

AIPGMEE Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

  • The syllabus of AIPGMEE 2019 will cover topics from different subjects and areas.
  • MCI (Medical Council of India) will prescribe its syllabus.
  • Questions will be asked from Anatomy, Ophthalmology, Physiology and various others
  • In order to ace the AIPGMEE, candidates should have an excellent preparation in accordance with the prescribed syllabus.

Exam pattern

There will be multiple choice questions in the AIPGMEE. The examination will be computer based test. The paper will be set in the English language. There are different timings for the exam. In the forenoon, it will start from 10:00 AM and will be over by 3:45 PM. In the afternoon, it will start from 3:45 PM and get over by 7:30 PM. The duration of the exam will be 3½ hours. Candidates will be glad to know that there will be no negative marking in this exam, so candidates can make the best conjectures.

Various topics and number of questions asked are tabulated below:


Number of questions asked

Forensic Medicine






Radiodiagnosis & Radiotherapy

12 (6+6)













Social And Preventive Medicine




Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Medicine Dermatology And Venereology


Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics & Anaesthesia




AIPGMEE Exam 2018 Eligibility

  • Candidates must have Indian nationality.
  • Candidates must have completed an MBBS course from any recognized medical college or university, which comes under Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.
  • Candidates must have completed their Internship or likely to complete it on or before 31st March 2018.
  • Candidates, who have done an MBBS course from Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana states are ineligible for All India 50% quota.

Note: Candidates will not be eligible under the following conditions:

  • If they have not completed their internship
  • If the Medical Institute is not recognized by MCI or SMC

If the application form is not in the prescribed manner or not submitted on time.

AIPGMEE Exam 2018 Application Process

Application Form: How to apply?

  • Candidates are required to fill the AIPGMEE 2019 application form through its official website. The process of filling the form will begin in September 2018, though this date is tentative. Candidates are advised to keep abreast of the latest official notification. The steps on how to fill the application form include the following:
  • Refer to the official website of NBE (National Board of Examinations).
  • Click on ‘Apply for the Application form’ link.
  • Create a student account and log in
  • Fill in the application form with all the details including name, father’s name, mother’s name, spouse’s name, educational qualification etc.
  • Upload the scanned signature, photography and other important documents.
  • Pay the fee through net banking/Debit card/Credit card.
  • Go through the application form to check whether you have made any mistakes whatsoever and submit button.
  • Get the acknowledgement slip for the further use.

The fee structure

The fee of AIPGMEE 2019 will differ according to the category of candidates. They are entitled to pay the fee through Debit or Credit card or net banking. General category and OBC candidates are required to pay ₹ 3750/-only, whereas SC/ST candidates are required to pay ₹ 2750/-only.

Other Details

How to get Admit Card?

  • It will be made available to candidates 1 or 2 weeks before commencement of the exam through online mode.
  • Candidates should take the printout of their admit cards from the official website by downloading and paste a photograph on it. While coming to the examination centre, they must bring it along with any valid photo ID proof.
  • Candidates should bear in mind that they must bring admit card to the examination centre. Without it, they will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

Cut Off

It will be released along with the declaration of the result. It will be published through online mode. Candidates should bear in mind that cut off is the qualifying marks which they have to score for getting admission into PG courses.

For getting admission into PG courses, General category candidates have to obtain at least 50%. GEN-PH candidates have to score 40% marks and SC/ST/OBC/SCPH/ST-PH/OBC-PH have to score 40% marks.


  • A merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in the AIPGMEE 2019 exam.
  • A merit list will be divided into three parts— All India 50% quota rank, All India NEET PG 2019 rank and All India 50% quota category rank and Private medical colleges rank/ State quota.
  • Candidates will be allowed to take part in the counselling session according to their respective ranks.
  • Candidates are required to fill in their choices of courses and colleges in the counselling procedure.
  • Admission will be made in accordance with the rank and filled preferences of candidates and availability of seat.

Documents to be brought at the time of counselling

  • 10th mark sheet and its certificate
  • 12th mark sheet and its certificate
  • Category certificates (if needed)
  • Graduation mark sheet and its certificate
  • Transfer certificates
  • Latest passport size photographs
  • AIPGMEE 2019 Admit Card and Rank Card
  • Counselling call letter

Important points to bear in mind

  • NBE (National Board of Examinations) will conduct the AIPGMEE 2019 exam.
  • The process of registration will be carried out through online mode only.
  • Candidates are not allowed to apply through offline mode for this examination.
  • If candidates fail to take the examination then under this case, their fees will not be refunded. (AIPGMEE)
  • Candidates are allowed to make alternations in case they made any mistakes while filling the form, by logging back to the official website of AIPGMEE.
  • The applications forms will be made available to candidates from the last week of September 2018.
  • Candidates will be allowed to take exam on a pre-assigned workstation, in the testing centre.
  • There will be 300 questions in the question paper.
  • There is no negative marking in this examination.
  • There will be multiple choice questions in the paper.

Declaration of the result

The result of AIPGMEE 2019 will be made public through online mode.

Candidates should keep the printout of their results and keep it safe up to the time admission process gets over.


What is the date for filling the application form of AIPGMEE 2019?

 It is expected by September 2018, though it is tentative.

How will the exam conducted—offline mode or online mode?

Online mode.

I have done an MBBS course from a college in Nepal, but I do not have Indian nationality. Am I eligible for this exam?

No, not at all! Only those candidates can take these exams, who have Indian nationality.

In which language will AIPGMEE be conducted?


Is there a maximum age limit for taking this exam?

No, there is no such maximum age limit for candidates taking this exam.

How many questions will be there in the exam?

There will be 300 questions and the duration of the exam will be three hours.

Is there negative marking in this exam?

No, there is no negative marking. Candidates can make the best guesses in case they do not know the right answers.