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PGIMER 2019 Application Form, Exam Dates & Eligibility

Updated On - November 5th 2018 by JAINAB ALVI

PGIMER 2019 will be held twice in the year - once in January and once in July. The registration process for PGIMER 2019 is completely online. For the January session, application process will begin in September 2018 and the application process for July session will begin in March 2019.

  • The first step is to create an account online on the official website.
  • Candidates will need a valid, working email ID and mobile number for the registration process.
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  • After that, students have to fill PGIMER 2019 application form.
  • The third step is to choose the course, a candidate wants to apply for.
  • Fourth step is to upload the documents
  • Pay the application fee of INR 1000 (General candidates) and INR 800 (SC/ST candidates)
  • Submission of the application form.

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh conducts a bi-annual entrance exam for its Training branch on various disciplines. Eligible candidates can apply for MD, MS, DM, M. Ch, MHA, Fellowship Course, MPH, M. Sc Medical Laboratory Technology, M. Sc, PhD, PGDPHM, B. Sc, and various para medical courses.

PGIMER 2019 Registration Dates

PGIMER 2019 Application Form can be filled in the 2nd week of September 2018. The last date to submit the same is the 2nd week of October 2018. PGIMER 2019 is scheduled to be held in the last week of November 2018.

Candidates must keep a track of the following important dates that are applicable to PGIMER 2019 Application Form:

PGIMER 2019 January Session Online Registration commences from2nd week of September, 2018
Last date to submit the PGIMER January Session Applications2nd week of October, 2018
PGIMER 2019 January Session last date for fee payment2nd week of October, 2018
PGIMER 2019 January Session admit card will be available from1st week of November, 2018
PGIMER 2019 January Session exam dateLast week of November to 3rd week of December, 2018
PGIMER 2019 July Session Online Registration commences from2nd week of March, 2019
Last date to submit the PGIMER July Session Applications2nd week of April, 2019
PGIMER 2019 July Session last date for fee payment2nd week of April, 2019
PGIMER 2019 July Session admit card will be available from1st week of May, 2019
PGIMER 2019 July Session exam date2nd week of May to 3rd week of June, 2019

Candidates must note that the dates mentioned above are tentative and are subjected to change at the discretion of the exam conducting body. Candidates are advised to visit the official website of PGIMER, Chandigarh on a regular basis to keep a track of the dates and keep themselves updated with the exam process and dates.

PGIMER Eligibility

PGIMER Chandigarh lays down eligibility criteria of PGIMER Exam for the applicants. Candidates must follow these guidelines while applying or else their application will be deemed invalid.

  • Candidates must have completed their MBBS from a university/institution recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • They must have completed or due to complete their 12 months of rotating internship on or before December 31 for January session and June 30 for July session.
  • Students must be registered with Central or State Medical Council of India.

Eligibility criteria for Sponsored or Deputed Candidates:

  • Candidates must be a permanent or regular employee of the deputing or sponsoring authority and should have been working for the past three years on or before December 31 for January session and June 30 for July session.
  • After getting admission and training in PGIMER, Chandigarh, the candidate will be suitably employed by the deputing or sponsoring authority to work for at least five years in the specialty in which the candidate has received training at PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  • No financial liabilities in the form of emoluments, stipends etc. will be given out by PGIMER, Chandigarh during the entire period of his or her course and such payments will be the sole responsibility of the sponsoring authority.

How to fill PGIMER 2019 Application Form?

PGIMER 2019 Application Form is to be filled online. Candidates can fill the exam form by following the steps listed below:

Step 1 - Creating an Account

Candidates will have to create a login id and password first with their valid email id

Step 2 - Filling up the Form

Once the Login ID and Password is created by the candidates, they will now have to open the application form and fill in the details like:

  • Their name
  • Their date of birth
  • Address for correspondence
  • Contact details
  • Their MBBS Details
  • Their Internship details

Step 3 - Selecting the course

Candidates will now have to select the courses they are applying for. They can choose from

  • MD
  • MS
  • DM
  • M. Ch
  • MHA
  • Fellowship Course
  • MPH
  • M. Sc Medical Laboratory Technology
  • M. Sc
  • PhD
  • B. Sc
  • various para medical courses

Step 4 - Uploading documents

Candidates will now have to upload the following documents as proof of validation to the information they have given in the application form.

  • Scanned and Original Copy of their Internship Certificate
  • Recent Passport Size color photograph (Scanned and Original)
  • Scanned Copy of their Signature
  • Rural Service Area certificate (if applicable)
  • Category certificate (If applicable)
  • Sponsorship certificate (If applicable)
  • No Objection certificate (if applicable)

Step 5 – Payment of Application Fee

Candidates will now have to pay the application fee based on the course they have chosen to apply for and their category. Payment has to be done using a SBI eChallan or SBI iCollect. This will be available online along with the application form. Candidates will have to take a print out of the same and use it for the payment of their PGIMER application fees.

Step 6 - Final steps

If a candidate is unable to complete the entire application process in one go because of any issue, they can save the draft and logout of their account. The form will be saved as is and candidates can log in again later and can fill up the complete form and make the payment. Candidates must note that payment of the fees is the full and final step of the application process. Once the fees are paid, no changes will be allowed in the application form.

Candidates will have to carry the printout of their copy of the eChallan or iCollect receipt with them for all future reference related to the admission through PGIMER 2019 till the time of the admission to the candidates’ preferred and chosen course.

Guidelines for uploading photograph and signature 

Candidates have to upload a scanned image of his/her passport size photograph and signature as per the required specifications set by PGIMER conducting body. The scanner resolution should be set to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch) for optimum results.

Passport size photograph image

  • Candidates need to upload a recently clicked passport size photograph, It should ideally be a coloured image and clicked against a light-coloured or white background so that they are clearly visible
  • The image should be front-faced photo without any red eye.
  • In case the candidate is wearing spectacles, he/she must make sure that there is no reflection on the glasses and their eyes can be seen clearly.
  • Caps, hats and dark glasses will not be acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed however it must not cover the candidate’s face.
  • File format should be in .jpg/ .jpeg

Signature Image

  • The signature should be done on white paper in black inked pen only.
  • The file format should be in .jpg/ .jpeg

PGIMER 2019 Application Fee

PGIMER 2019 Application Fee will differ from category to category and course to course. The application fees mentioned below will be based on the category of the candidate and the number of courses he/ she applies to. Candidates can note down the fee structure of PGIMER 2019 from the table below:

CategoryDM / M. ChMHA / Para medical coursesMPH / M.ScM.Sc MLT / Fellowship/ PGDPHM
SC / ST800800800

Candidates will have to pay the fee using a SBI eChallan which will will be generated while filling up the application form. Candidates will have to take a print out of the same, then go to any SBI branch and in the account mentioned on the brochure and eChallan. Alternatively, candidates can pay the fees through SBI iCollect. The details will again be mentioned on the brochure and online, while filling up the application form.

Details on PGIMER 2019 Application Form

Given below is the table containing information about the details to be filled in PGIMER 2019 Application Form: -

NameAs per their Class X certificate
Guardian’s NameName of their father/mother/guardian as per the class X certificate
Date of BirthAs per class X certificate
CategoryFirst appropriate category - Gen/SC/ST
GenderMale or Female
Qualifying ExamDetails of last qualifying exam - MBBS
NationalityIndian/NRI/Foreign Student
AddressCorrect address of communication with Pin Code
Communication DetailsCorrect phone number and email id
Photograph and SignatureRecent passport size photograph and signa ture in the given format
Internship DetailsInternship details of 12 months rotating internship

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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