AIPGMEE 2020 Exam: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Admit Card and Result


Medical science has proved to be a boon for 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. The exam has been replaced by NEET PG exam which is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). Candidates interested in taking admission to MS/ MD/ PG Diploma courses must apply for NEET PG. Know about the exam in detail including its important dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern etc. here.

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 NEET PG for admission into the MD/MS/Diploma course in the medical colleges of all states of India (except Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Telangana).

Admission to UG level courses is also done through NEET UG exam. Here is a list of all exams which have been replaced by NEET.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 2020 Important Dates


Dates (tentative)

Date for Application Form Filling

1st November 2019

Last Date for filling Application Form

21st November 2019

Releasing date of Admit Card

28th December 2019 onwards

Exam date of AIPGMEE

5th January 2020

Declaration of result

By 31st January 2020

Counselling begins

March 2020

AIPGMEE Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

AIPGMEE Exam pattern

The computer based question will comprise of 300 multiple choice questions. Each question will be of 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response. The question paper will be in english language. The question paper comprises three parts - A, B, and C with 50, 100, and 150 MCQs respectively. The section-wise distribution of questions is as under:


Number of Questions

















Forensic Medicine


Social And Preventive Medicine





General Medicine including Dermatology & Venereology & Psychiatry


General Surgery including Orthopedics, Anaesthesia & Radio Diagnosis


Obstetrics and Gynaecology










The duration of the exam will be 3 hours 30 minutes.

AIPGMEE Exam Syllabus

The NEET PG syllabus is as per the latest Graduate Medical Education Regulations notified by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Candidates must check out the MCI’s official website for syllabus.

AIPGMEE Exam 2020 Eligibility

Candidates are advised to check the eligibility clearly before filling the application form.

Candidates must possess an MBBS degree or provisional MBBS pass certificate from a recognised institute.

Candidates must have completed their post-MBBS internship on or before 31st March 2020.

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 2020 Application Process

Application Form: How to apply?

  • Candidates are required to fill the AIPGMEE/ NEET PG 2020 application form through NBE’s official website. The process of filling the form has started on 1st November 2019. 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 click the ‘Submit’ button.
  • Get the acknowledgement slip for further use.

The Fee Structure

The fee for AIPGMEE 2020 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/- whereas SC/ST candidates are required to pay ₹ 2750/-. Additional transaction charges are to be paid by the candidates.

Other Details

How to get the AIPGMEE Exam Admit Card?

  • It will be made available to candidates from 28th December 2019 onwards 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 cards to the examination centre. Without it, they will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

Result/ Merit List/ Cut Off

The AIPGMEE result was announced on 30th January 2020. Candidates were provided with the facility to download the score cards from 3rd to 8th February 2020. The merit list for the qualified candidates was released on 18th February 2020. Result, score card, and merit list were released  online at the official website.

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/SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH have to score 40% marks.

AIPGMEE Counselling

Candidates who make it to the merit list are allowed to appear for the counseling process as per their ranks. Candidates must fill the choices for course and colleges and submit the same for the seat allotment process. Seats will be allotted as per the rank, preference filled by candidates, and seat availability.

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 2020 Admit Card and Rank Card
  • Counselling call letter

Important points to bear in mind

  • NBE (National Board of Examinations) will conduct the AIPGMEE 2020 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 corrections in case they made any mistakes while filling the form, by logging back to the official website of AIPGMEE.
  • The application forms were made available in November 2019.
  • Candidates will be allowed to take an exam on a pre-assigned workstation, in the testing centre.
  • There will be 300 questions in the question paper.
  • There is negative marking in this examination.
  • There will be multiple choice questions in the paper.


AIPGMEE - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

AIPGMEE has been replaced by NEET PG. The exam is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). Here are the FAQs related to the exam:

What is the date for filling the application form of AIPGMEE 2020?

The application process has started from 1st November 2019.

How will the exam be 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 30 minutes.

Is there negative marking in this exam?

Yes, there is negative marking. 1 mark will be deducted for incorrect response.


NEET PG has replaced the AIPGMEE examination. Here are the frequently asked questions related to the exam. The online test was held in January 2020.