After sharing the exam dates of major entrance exams (NEET, AIIMS, PGI, JIPMER), we have now come up with a comprehensive comparison among these exams.

NEET, PGI, JIPMER, AIIMS are the 4 major entrance exams targeted by every medical PG aspirant.

So, have you ever tried to find out how these exams are different from one another and in what respects..??

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Let us clear all your confusions through the comparison table. After going through the table, you’ll have a complete understanding of the similarity & differences among these exams.

 

NEET

JIPMER

PGI

AIIMS

Periodicity

Once a year

Twice a year

Twice a year

Twice a year

Examination date

5 Jan 2020

8 Dec 2019

30 November 2019

17 November 2019

Candidates Appeared
(last session)

1.43 lakhs

9K

8-10K

40-50 K

No. of questions

300

250

250

200

Time allotted

3 hours and 30 mins.

3 hours

3 hours

 

3 hours

Patter of examination

MCQ based with single correct answer

MCQ based with single correct answer

MCQ based with single/multiple correct answers

MCQ based with single correct answer

Mode of conduct

Online

Online

Online

Online

Eligibility

(i)Basic Qualification

 

(ii) Intership Training

 

 

(iii) Min. qualifying MBBS Marks

MBBS degree

 

 

MBBS degree

 

MBBS degree

 

MBBS degree

 

Completed 1 year internship before the stipulated time.

Completed 1 year internship before the stipulated time.

Completed 1 year internship before the stipulated time.

Completed 1 year internship before the stipulated time.

No such criteria, must have passed MBBS examination

Min. of the marks in aggregate in all the MBBS professional examinations:

  • SC/ST- 50%
  • Others(including OBC)- 55%

No such criteria, must have passed MBBS examination

Min. of the marks in aggregate in all the MBBS professional examinations

  • SC/ST- 50%
  • All other categories (including OBC)- 55%

Negative Marking

Yes

Correct: +4
Incorrect: -1

Un-answered: 0

Yes

Correct:+4

Incorrect: -1

Unanswered/ Marked for Review: 0

Yes

(Different criteria is followed)

 

Yes

Correct/Incorrect: Depends on the type of MCQ

Unanswered/ Marked for Review: 0

Syllabus

MBBS Subjects

MBBS Subjects

MBBS Subjects

MBBS Subjects

Minimum cut-off score

General- 50th Percentile

 

SC/ST/OBC -40th Percentile

 

UR PWD- 45th Percentile

UR/Inst/OCI/Sponsored: 50th Percentile

 

SC/ST/OBC/-PH: 40th Percentile

 

UR-OPH: 45th Percentile

 

General & Sponsored/ Deputed-55th Percentile

SC/ST,OBC, OPH, Rural Area, foreign Nationals- 50th percentile

Bhutanese Nationals: 45th percentile

All categories-50th Percentile

Method of determining merit

Percentile Scores

Percentile Scores

Percentile Scores*

Percentiles Scores

Method of resolving ties

  • More correct responses
  • Higher aggregate in MBBS
  • Seniority by age
  • Less negative marks
  • Seniority by age
  • Higher aggregate marks in MBBS
  • Seniority by age
  • Higher aggregate in all subjects in MBBS
  • Seniority by age

Location of Examination Centres

Tentatively 129 cities in India

Tentatively 11 cities in India

Tentatively 13 cities in India

Tentatively 68 cities in India

Result declaration (tentative dates)

By 31st Jan

13th Dec

6th Dec

23rd Nov

Official Website

www.nbe.edu.in

www.jipmer.puducherry.gov.in

www.pgimer.edu.in

www.aiimsexams.org

We hope by now you have a complete understanding of the entrance exams which can give a successful kick to your career.

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