All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi, has postponed the AIIMS PG entrance exam 2020 due to rising COVID-19 cases in the entire nation. The exam was earlier supposed to take place on May 02, 2020 but, now the candidates have to wait further for the notice about the new exam dates for the exam. The notice regarding the postponement of AIIMS PG 2020 entrance exam was put on the official website, aiimsexams.org in the PDF format on March 25, 2020. The notice states that:
“Considering COVID-19 outbreak, All India Institute of Medical Examination, New Delhi, has decided to postpone AIIMS PG entrance exam 2020. The notice also specifies that the new exam date will be further notified in the due course of time.”
The official notice is attached below:
About AIIMS PG 2020
AIIMS PG entrance exam is conducted for the students who want to pursue MD / MS / DM/ M.Ch / MDS. The exam is conducted in the online mode. The test is conducted for the duration of 3 hours. The question paper consists of 200 multiple-choice questions. The exam is conducted in one shift only.
AIIMS PG 2020 will be conducted in almost 68 cities of India. The entrance test of MD / MS tests the knowledge of the candidates studied at MBBS level whereas, the entrance test for MDS consists of the questions from BDS level. For taking admission in any of the course, the candidates need to get minimum 50 percentile.
Type of MCQs and Marking Scheme
|Single Best Response||Marks for the correct answers||Marks for the incorrect answers|
|Multiple True False||+1||-1/3|
|Match The Following||+1/4||-1/4|
Impact of Covid-19 on Other Entrance Exam
As the nation went under a lockdown, most of the national and state level entrance exams are getting postponed in order to reduce the number of cases happening all over the nation. To reduce the mass gathering at one place and travelling, many exams have been postponed. Given below is the list of the exams that have been postponed.
Postponed state level entrance exams:
- Bihar D.El.Ed 2020
- Bihar B.Ed CET 2020
- Uttrakhand D.El.Ed 2020
- GUJCET 2020
- MAH MCA CET 2020
- MHT CET 2020
- MH CET Law 2020
Postponed national level entrance exams:
- JEE Main 2020 April
- NEET 2020
- CLAT 2020
- AILET 2020
- NATA 2020 first test
- SRMJEEE 2020
- NIMHANS Entrance Exam 2020
- Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing Examination
- VITEEEE 2020
- AMU entrance exams
- LPUNEST 2020 April
- ICAI CA exams
- AEEE 2020
How Should Candidates Utilize This Period?
Now, that the Government of India has postponed most of the exams and the entire nation is in a lockdown, it is actually a great time to prepare for the exams. Follow the instruction of staying indoors and decide suitable place for your study at home.
Focus on your weak areas and try to take short breaks in between. Maintain sticky notes for the important points and write the important points on them to memorize.
Also, do not forget to maintain the hygiene, eating well, exercising and sleeping well during this time of preparation.
In a nutshell, follow these instructions as there is ample of time for the preparation, solve as many papers you can to improve the accuracy and speed. Stay connected with the official website of AIIMS, New Delhi for any further notice about the exam.
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