AIPGMEE 2009 - All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination Notice 2009

All India Post Graduate Entrance Examination For Admission Under 50% Seats Quota In MD/MS/Diploma And MDS Courses In Medical & Dental Colleges

Last Date for submitting AIPGMEE 2009 Application Form - Oct. 10, 2008

Applications are invited in the prescribed form forAll India Post Graduate Medical/Dental Entrance Examination (AIPGMEE-2009) to be conducted by All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Sunday, the 11th January, 2009 for admission under 50% seats quota in various Postgraduate (MD/MS/Diploma & MDS) courses in Medical and Dental Colleges in the country run by the Union of India, State Governments (except Government of Andhra Pradesh and J&K) and Municipal or other local authorities.

AIPGMEE 2009 Eligibility Criteria:

(1) Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply.

(2) The candidate must possess MBBS/BDS degree from a recognized Medical/Dental College or a foreign degree included in the schedules to the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 AND full registration either from the Medical/Dental Council of India or State Medical/Dental Council after completing the compulsory rotating internship.

(3) Candidates who have obtained MBBS/BDS from Medical/Dental Colleges in Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible to apply. However, candidates who were nominated by the Government of India (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare/D.G.H.S., New Delhi) to do MBBS/BDS from Medical/Dental Colleges in Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir are eligible to apply, subject to submission of requisite documents specified in the Prospectus.

(4) The candidates should complete the required period of 12 months pre-registration internship from a recognized Hospital on or before 31st March, 2009.

The Prospectus-cum-Application Form costing Rs. 1000/- for General/OBC candidates and (Rs. 800/- in case of SC/ST candidates) inclusive of examination fee can be obtained in the following manner:

(I) Against cash payment from any of the following branches of State Bank of India between 11.09.2008 to 03.10.2008. ( See Next Col. Last)

(II) By Post: The Prospectus-cum-Application Form can also be obtained through Speed Post/Registered Post by sending a written request with an account payee Bank Draft for Rs. 1050/- for General & OBC candidates and (Rs. 850/- in case of SC/ST candidates) in favour of “AIPGMEE-2009”. The Bank Draft issued by the S.B.I. should be drawn on State Bank of India, Service Branch (CODE NO. 7687), New Delhi and should be valid upto March/April 2009. The request must reach the Assistant Controller of Examinations, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110 608 before 03.10.2008. Request received thereafter will not be entertained. Money Order/Cheque/Postal Order/Cash or any other form of payment will NOT be accepted for postal sale. The words “REQUEST FOR APPLICATION FORM FOR AIPGMEE-2009” should be written on the envelope containing request for application form, and also on top of the request letter. The address at which Application Form is required should be written clearly in CAPITAL LETTERS and with Pin code. AIIMS will not be responsible for delay in/non-receipt of Application Form caused by illegible or incomplete address.


(1) Candidates must obtain Prospectus-cum-application forms ONLY from an authorized branch of S.B.I. or by post from Examination Section of AIIMS. Forms obtained from an unauthorized source will be rejected.

(2) Candidates are advised to procure prospectus-cum-application forms as early as possible instead of waiting for the last date. If the Application Forms are sold out before the last date of sale and the same are not available, AIIMS/State Bank of India or its specified branches will not be responsible for any consequences that may arise due to non-availability of forms. In case a candidate does not get the form through Post Office in time, AIIMS will not be responsible for such lapses.

Schedule for the sale of Prospectus-cum-Application Forms:

1. Against cash payment by above listed branches of S.B.I. (except Ansari Nagar, New Delhi): 11.09.2208 to 03.10.2008

2. Against cash payment from S.B.I., Ansari Nagar, (AIIMS Campus Branch), New Delhi: 11.09.2008 to 10.10.2008

3. By post against Bank Draft from the Office of Asstt. Controller of Examination, A.I.I.M.S.: 11.09.2008 to 03.10.2008

Last date for receipt of completed applications in Examination Section, A.I.I.M.S.: 10.10.2008 upto 5.00 p.m.

Note: After the last date, applications received by courier or by any other means will not be accepted, irrespective of the date of booking.

This Admission Notice is also available on the internet at and

This Admission Notice is also available on the internet at and

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UPDATE: NMAT 2008 Results, NMAT Reults 2008-09, Admission To NMIMS 2009-11

Details Date
Online Registration begins from 10.00am onwards Monday, 1st September, 2008
Last date of Registration (closes by 6.00 p.m.) Monday, 10th November, 2008
Call letters available on website for NMAT 2008 at 5.00 p.m. Thursday, 18th December, 2008
Conduct of NMAT 2008 Sunday, 28th December, 2008�
(Reporting time at venue 9.30 a.m.)
NMAT Test � 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon
Result of NMAT 2008 and List of candidates
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Step a) Click on New Users Registration and enter your data in the online application form.

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Step d) Click on "Save and Continue" to choose a password and the hint questions that will be asked if you forget your password

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UPSC CMS 2009 General Information

UPSC CMS 2009 Combined Medical Services Examination 2009 General Information

The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility condition for admition to examination. Their admission to all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.

SEE: UPSC CMS 2009 Combined Medical Services Examination 2009 Eligibility Conditions

Mere issue of admission certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission.

Commission take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidate has qualified for interview/Personality Test.


Candidates must apply in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examination, which can be purchased from the Designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices (specified in Appendix III of the notice) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs. 20/- (Rupees Twenty only). Each such form can be used only once and only for one examination.

In case of any difficulty in obtaining Application Forms from the designated HPOs/POs, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned post Master or UPSC's "FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL" over Telephone No. 011-23389366/FAX No. 011-23387310.

Candidates are advised to read carefully the "Instructions for filling up the Application Form" given in Appendix-II of this notice.

SEE: UPSC CMS 2009 Combined Medical Services Examination 2009 Application Form


All applications must reach the "Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi - 110069" either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier, on or before the 6th October 2008.

However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote localities specified in para 6 of this Notice the last date for receipt of application by Post/Speed Post only (not by Hand or by Courier) is 13th October, 2008.

SEE: UPSC CMS 2009 Combined Medical Services Examination 2009 Last Date For Receipt Of Application Forms


Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answer marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Paper.


In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC's Facilitation Counter near gate 'C' of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs.


(a) Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.

(b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not be bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safekeeping cannot be assured.

UPSC CMS 2009 Scheme of Examination

UPSC CMS 2009 Combined Medical Services Examination 2009
The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:-

Part-I WRITTEN EXAMINATION - (500 marks) The candidates will take the written examination in two Papers, each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks. Each Paper will be of two hours duration.

Part-II Personality Test carrying 100 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the results of the written examination.

(A) Written Examination: The components and syllabus of two Papers and the weightage to different components in the two papers are given below: -

Paper I (Code No. 1) Maximum Marks : 250
(a) General Ability 30 questions
(b) General Medicine 70 questions
(c) Paediatrics 20 questions

Total questions in Paper I = 120 (30 General Ability, 70 General Medicine and 20 Paediatrics)

Syllabus of Paper –I

(a) General Ability

(i) Indian Society, Heritage & Culture, Polity, Economy, Human Development Indices and the Development Programmes;

(ii) Natural Resources, their distribution, exploitation, conservation and related issues;

(iii) Basic concepts of Ecology and Environment and their impact on health and economy;

(iv) Impact of changing demographic trends on health, environment and society;

(v) Indian Agriculture, Industry, Trade, Transportation and Service Sectors;

(vi) Natural and man made disasters and their management;

(vii) Food adulteration, Food processing, food distribution, food storage and their relevance to public health;

(viii) Recent trends in Science and Technology

(b) General Medicine (General Medicine including Cardiology, Neurology, Dermatology and Psychiatry)

(i) Cardiology

(ii) Respiratory diseases

(iii) Gastro-intestinal

(iv) Genito-Urinary

(v) Neurology

(vi) Hematology

(vii) Endocrinology

(viii) Metabolic disorders

(ix) Infections/Communicable Diseases

a) Virus

b) Rickets

c) Bacterial

d) Spirochetal

e) Protozoan

f) Metazoan

g) Fungus

(x) Nutrition/Growth

(xi) Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)

(xii) Musculoskelatal System

(xiii) Psychiatry

(xiv) General

(c) Paediatrics

Paper II (Code No. 2) : Maximum Marks : 250

(a) Surgery - 40 questions

(b) Gynaecology & Obstetrics - 40 questions

(c) Preventive & Social Medicine - 40 questions

Total questions in Paper II = 120 (40 Surgery, 40 Gynaecology & Obstetrics and 40 Preventive & Social Medicine)

Syllabus of Paper - II

(a) Surgery

(Surgery including ENT, Opthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics)

I General Surgery

i) Wounds

ii) Infections

iii) Tumours

iv) Lymphatic

v) Blood vessels

vi) Cysts/sinuses

vii) Head and neck

viii) Breast

ix) Alimentary tract

a) Oesophagus

b) Stomach

c) Intestines

d) Anus

e) Developmental

x) Liver, Bile, Pancreas

xi) Spleen

xii) Peritoneum

xiii) Abdominal wall

xiv) Abdominal injuries

II Urological Surgery

III Neuro Surgery

IV Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.

V Thoracic surgery

VI Orthopedic surgery

VII Ophthalmology

VIII Anesthesiology

IX Traumatology



i) Ante-natal conditions

ii) Intra-natal conditions

iii) Post-natal conditions

iv) Management of normal labours or complicated labour


i) Questions on applied anatomy

ii) Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization

iii) Questions on infections in genital tract

iv) Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract

v) Questions on displacement of the uterus


i) Conventional contraceptives

ii) U.D. and oral pills

iii) Operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in the urban and rural surroundings

iv) Medical Termination of Pregnancy


I Social and Community Medicine

II Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine

III Health Administration and Planning

IV General Epidemiology

V Demography and Health Statistics

VI Communicable Diseases

VII Environmental Health

VIII Nutrition and Health

IX Non-communicable diseases

X Occupational Health

XI Genetics and Health

XII International Health

XIII Medical Sociology and Health Education

XIV Maternal and Child Health

XV National Programmes

2. The written examination in both the papers will be completely of objective (Multiple choice answer) type. The question Papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.

3. Candidates must write the Papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write answers for them.

4. The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or both the papers of the examination.

5. Penalty for wrong answers

There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers.

(i) There are four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

(ii) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.

(iii) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

6. Candidates are not permitted to use calculators for answering objective type papers. They should, therefore not bring the same inside the Examination Hall.

(B) PERSONALITY TEST - (100 marks) – Candidates who qualify in the written examination will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. The Interview/Personality Test will carry 100 marks.

The interview for Personality Test will be intended to serve as a supplement to the written examination for testing the General Knowledge and ability of the candidates in the fields of their academic study and also in the nature of a personality test to assess the candidate’s intellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation, balance of judgment and alertness of mind, ability for social cohesion, integrity of character, initiative and capability for leadership.

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SNAP Test for Symbiosis Postgraduate Programmes

Last Date for Registration

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

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SNAP Test 2008

Sunday, December 21, 2008
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