PGIMER Chandigarh MD, MS Entrance Exam 2017 for July Admission

PGI Chandigarh MD MS Entrance Exam for  admission to July 2017 session

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh has invited applications for admission to Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Surgery (MS) Courses for the academic session starting from 1st July 2017

PGI Chandigarh admission to the Post Graduate Courses

Admission to various MD/MS courses conducted at the Institute is made twice a year. The sessions commence from first January and first July each year

The Institute follows a residency service-cum-training scheme. Candidates admitted to MD/MS Courses are called Junior Residents

The admission to the above courses of the Institute is made on merit on all India basis, by holding an entrance exam by the Institute, after issuing a countrywide admission notice

Duration of Course               

The MD/MS Course has duration of three academic years
At present, this translates to a pay scale of Rs.15600 – 39100, + Grade Pay of Rs.5400. Non-practicing allowance is also paid as per rules

PGIMER Admission 2017 Courses Offered

First Year Junior Resident (for MD/MS Courses) – Anesthesia; Biochemistry; Community Medicine; Dermatology; ENT; Forensic Medicine; Internal Medicine;  Medical Microbiology; Nuclear Medicine; Obstt & Gynae; Ophthalmology; Ortho Surgery; Pathology; Pediatrics; Pharmacology; Psychiatry; Radiodiagnosis; Radiotherapy; General Surgery and Transfusion Medicine
PGIMER MD MS Admission 2017 Eligibility Requirements

Candidates must have passed MBBS, or its equivalent qualification, from a University/Institute recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI)

Candidates must have either completed, or due to complete, one year rotatory internship training on or before 31st December/30th June for January and July session respectively (as per Annexure-1)

Candidates must be registered with Central/State Medical Registration Council

PGIMER MD MS Admission 2017 Selection Procedure

Candidates will considered for selection to MD/MS courses based on a theory paper consisting of 250 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) with five alternatives each and single/multiple correct responses Negative marks will be given for incorrect responses marked

The duration of this competitive entrance examination, to the conducted at various centres at Chandigarh is three hours

The approximate number of questions for each subject is as follows: Applied Anatomy-06, Applied Biochemistry-12, Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology-10, Applied Physiology-06, Pathology-15, Pharmacology-12, Microbiology-12, Forensic Medicine-06, Social and Preventive Medicine-07, Internal Medicine-36, Paediatrics-12, Dermatology-06, Psychiatry-06, Radiodiagnosis-06, Obstetrics and Gynaecology-20, Dermatology-06, Radiotherapy-06, General Surgery-36, Otorhinolaryngology-10, Ophthalmology-10 and Orthopaedics-10

The questions paper has 250 questions, each with five response options. Hence there are a total 250 response options. One or more these five options can be correct for each question

The admission to the above courses of the institute is made on merit on all India basis, by holding an entrance exam by the institute, after issuing a countrywide admission notice

Fees and Dues
The following dues are payable to the Institute, by the candidates admitted to the MD/MS courses:

a) Registration Fee: Rs. 500/-

b) Tuition Fee: Rs. 250/- per annum

c) Laboratory Fee: Rs. 900/- per annum

d) Amalgamated Fund: Rs. 720/- per annum

e) Security: Rs. 1000/- (refundable only after completion of course)

f) Hostel Security: Rs. 5000/- (refundable) to be deposited with the Administrative Officer (Hostel) if hostel accommodation is allotted

PGIMER MD MS Admission 2017 Application Form

PGIMER has released the schedule for PGIMER July 2017 entrance exam on its official website; the dates of the theory examinations, declaration of result and counseling for PGIMER 2017 admission are available on the official website of PGIMER

Admission also PGI Chandigarh has released the PGIMER July Admission Prospectus for its courses. The admission prospectus for courses covered under PGIMER July 2017 session is at the official website

Fee Details

SC/ST Candidates: Rs.800/-

For all other Categories: Rs.1000/-

PWD Candidates: Exempted for payment of Application/ Exam Fee

All candidates are directed to deposit the above fees in any State Bank of India branch by filling the challan form in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh (Exam) in the Power Jyoti Account No. 32211613319

Dates for submission of online applications and Generation of Challan forms/payment from i-collect is from 17th March 2017 to 17th April 2017; however State Bank of India will accept the fees of those applicants whose challan form is generated on or before 17th April 2017, upto 20th April 2017 till upto 15.59 hours

PGIMER MD MS Admission 2017 Important Dates

Dates for Submission of Online Applications & Generation of Challan Forms/Payment from i-Collect is from 17th March 2017 to 17th April 2017

State Bank of India will accept the fees of those applicants whose challan Form: 20th April 2017

Admission to all Courses will close on 31st July 2017

Date of MD/MS Entrance Exam:

Theory Exam: 14th May 2017 (10.00 am at various centres in Chandigarh)

Declaration of Result: 15th May 2017 (09.00 am at Bhargava Auditorium)

1st Counselling: 16th June 2017 (11.00 am a Bhargava Auditorium)

02nd Counselling: 14th July 2017 (11.00 am a Bhargava Auditorium)

03rd Counselling: 24th July 2017 (11.00 am a Bhargava Auditorium)

PGIMER Chandigarh

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) is a medical and research institution in union territory of Chandigarh, India. PGIMER was established in 1962 and is declared an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament. The institute offers postgraduate and doctoral programmed in medical education and research.

Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh

Postal address: Registrar, PGIMER, Sector-12, Chandigarh-160012, Fax: 0172-2744401, 2744376, Email: [email protected], Web

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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