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PGIMER 2020: Admit Cards Released, Download to Participate & Check the Exam Pattern

The news highlights online release of PGIMER 2020 admit cards on June,8, Exam-Pattern & Marking Scheme and every critical detail about SET 2020.

PGIMER Entrance Exam is a national-level entrance exam conducted twice a year  by the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh for admission to the MD (Doctor of Medicine)/ MS (Master in Surgery) programmes offered by the Institute. It takes place twice a year for admission into two different sessions that begin in January and July every year. For the July session of the current year, the PGIMER 2020 entrance exam will be conducted on June 14, 2020, in an online/computer based mode. PGIMER 2020 exam will be conducted for enrollments into 295 Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) seats. The application forms for the entrance test to get admission into the PGIMER 2020 July session was released on the official website on March 17, 2020.

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The admit cards for PGIMER 2020 July session has been released online by the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) on June 8 on the official website- pgimer.edu.in The admit card is downlaodable by only those applicants whose application form has been approved by the concerned authority after entering the user/login ID, password and security pin. The admit card for PGIMER for the July session will have details about candidates and exams such as the candidate's name, DOB, exam application number, roll number, exam schedule, name & address of exam center. Important dates related to PGIMER 2020 for the July session have also been notified by the conducting body.

Crucial Dates of PGIMER 2020 (July session)

Events

Dates

Online Release of Application Forms

17th March, 2020

Last Date to fill the application form

6th May, 2020

Application correction window

8 & 9th May, 2020

Mock test

17th March, 2020

Issuance of Admit Card

8th June, 2020

Examination Date

14th June, 2020

Result Declaration

To be notified

1st Round of Counselling

To be notified

2nd Round of Counselling

To be notified

Open Round of Counselling

To be notified

PGIMER 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Academic Qualification: Qualification in MBBS degree from a Medical Council of India (MCI) recognized institution.
  • Internship Completion: Mandatory completion of rotatory internship of 12 months by June 30, 2020.
  • Registration Certificate: Registration certificate from the State Medical Council (SMC) or Medical Council of India (MCI) is a must-have.

PGIMER Application Form 2020

Application forms for PGIMER 2020 for the July session were officially released on March 17 on the website with May 6th notified as the last date to fill the application by the candidates who meet the eligibility criteria. 

Simple steps to fill the application form:

  • Registration on the official website
  • Activation of login credentials
  • Filling of application form
  • Uploading of scanned images of documents & passport size photo
  • Payment of application fee
  • Taking printout of confirmation page

PGIMER 2020 Application Fees

Payment of application fees for PGIMER entrance test can be made in offline mode using bank challan in favor of 'Director, PGI Chandigarh' from any bank branch of State Bank of India (SBI) or using SBI i-collect service for candidates having accounts in SBI.

 

Category

Application fees

For Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

INR 1200/-

All other categories

INR 1500/-

For PwDs

Exempted 

PGIMER 2020 mock test

PGIMER mock test is a facility for aspirants started by Authorities to well-acquaint the candidates with exam pattern and structure. PGIMER 2020 mock test was conducted by the institute on March 17, 2020.

PGIMER 2020 Paper Pattern 

Particulars

Details

Duration of Examination

3 hours/180 min.s

Mode of Examination

Online

Schedule of Examination

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Changed)

Language Medium

English

Total Number of Questions

250

Type of Questions

MCQs

Negative Marking

Yes

PGIMER Result 2020

PGIMER 2020 results for the July session will be declared online on the official website in scorecard format. The candidates will have to login with their user ID, password and captcha code to download the result that will showcase category percentile, category-wise rank and overall rank. The candidates with minimum qualifying percentile will be considered qualified by the authorities and be invited for the counselling process. 

PGIMER 2020 Counselling and Seat Allocation

PGIMER 2020 Counselling will be conducted in offline mode for the qualified candidates to offer them admission in PGIMER 2020 July session and they will have to report at the specified venue on the specified date & time to take part in counselling process. Three rounds will be conducted by the authorities as a part of PGIMER 2020 counselling after the completion of  verification, biometric and registration.

Based on the merit rank, course preferences, availability of seats and other factors, the candidates will be called during the seat allotment process of PGIMER 2020 and allotted with the seats. Failure to report at the counselling centre on the specified date and time will lead to ineligibility for admission. After the completion of the first and second round of counselling, an open round of counselling will be initiated if seats remain vacant.

FAQs

What is the passing score for the PGIMER result?

The merit list for the PGIMER is not prepared based on the scores obtained by the candidates but the percentile scores which is 55th percentile or higher for the candidates from General category.

What is the validity of the PGIMER 2020 results for the July session?

The validity of PGIMER 2020 results for the July session can not be carried forward to the January 2021 session and so the results will remain valid only for the July 2020 session.

Can the result for PGIMER 2020 be accessed offline?

No, the result for PGIMER 2020 will be declared online on the official website of PGIMER and it can not be checked offline. 

 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.