Management could work better to make Pgi a better place. Many steps can be taken for the easy going of staff and doctors there. Emergencies need more attention.
Very good experience and healthy atmosphere teachers were very experienced and support a lot in studies. All teachers encourage students for perform their best give their best and serve the community to their excellence.
Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh is an Institute of National Importance which offers undergraduate and postgraduate medical training in various fields. In addition to it, PGIMER also offers super speciality courses viz. DM/ M.Ch and research programme (Ph.D) in selected disciplines. PGI Chandigarh is also a working hospital which provides quality medical care to a large number of patients on a daily basis.
Admission to all the programmes offered by PGIMER is done twice a year (except B.Sc and M.Sc Nursing) with academic sessions commencing from January/ July. Candidates are shortlisted for admission on the basis of marks secured in the All-India entrance examination, conducted by PGIMER. The minimum marks required for the selection is 55% for general candidates including foreign applicants. Relaxation of 5% is given to the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / OBC & PWD category.
Registration process for admission begins from the month of September/ October and the PGIMER entrance exam is conducted in November/ December every year. Candidates who clear the PGIMER entrance test are intimated for counseling process to complete the admission process.
The following table lists the required eligibility and selection criteria for different courses offered by the university:
|Course Name||Eligibility||Selection Criteria|
|BSc Nursing*||10+2 HSC examination||Written Entrance Test + Interview/ Counseling|
|MSc Nursing*||B.Sc. Nursing/Post-Basic|
|M.Sc/M.Sc MLT||B.Sc/ MBBS Degree|
|House Job (OHS)||BDS Degree|
*Admission to B.Sc Nursing and M.Sc Nursing programme is made once a year with the academic session commencing from the month of September.
Candidates can apply for the courses by filling the application forms online through the PGIMER website (www.pgimer.edu.in) and submitting the processing fee of Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 800 for SC/ ST candidates) through the generated Challan in any State Bank of India branch.
The following table provides the starting and closing date of registration process for different UG, PG and Ph.D programmes:
|Course Name||Date of Registration||Closing date of registration / Challan|
|BSc Nursing*||May 27, 2016||June 30, 2016|
|MSc Nursing*||Mar 17, 2016||April 16, 2016|
|MD/MS||Sep 15, 2016||Oct 15, 2016|
|M.Sc/M.Sc MLT||Sept 23, 2016||Oct 22, 2016|
|House Job (OHS)|
|DM/M.Ch, MHA, Ph.D|
All candidates are required to deposit the above fees in any State Bank of India branch by filling the challan form in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh (Examination) in the Power Jyoti Account No. 32211613319 and those candidates who have SBI account can also pay their fee through i-collect service of the bank.
PGIMER conducts entrance examination for admission to all its courses (B.Sc., M.Sc., MD/MS, DM/ M.Ch., Ph.D). Here are some quick facts about the PGIMER entrance exam:
For B.Sc Nursing: Admission to UG programmes is made once a year and applications are generally invited in June/ July every year. The entrance test is conducted in Chandigarh in the month of August.
Admit card for eligible candidates appearing for the test is made available for download on the university website 15 days in advance. The test will consist of 100 objective type questions with negative marking of ¼ for each wrong answer.
For M.Sc Nursing: The entrance exam is usually held in the month of July every year at Chandigarh. Candidates can download the admit cards from the institute website by logging in with their respective login ID and password.
The entrance test is conducted in English and consists of 100 MCQs with negative marking of ¼ for every wrong answer.
For PG and PhD courses: PGIMER entrance test for admission to various postgraduate and doctoral programmes will be conducted in the month of November/ December across multiple centres in Chandigarh. The following table contains examination dates for different courses offered by PGIMER:
|Course Name||PGIMER Exam Date||Exam Pattern|
|MD/MS||Nov 20, 2016||250 MCQs|
|M.Sc||Nov 27, 2016||50/ 100 MCQs|
|M.Sc MLT||50 MCQs|
|House Job (Oral Health Sci.)||100 MCQs|
|DM/ M.Ch||Dec 18, 2016||80 MCQs|
|Ph.D||Dec 4, 2016||80 MCQs|
Results for all the entrance examinations conducted by PGIMER Chandigarh for different programmes is declared within few days of the test. Candidates who pass the written entrance exam are required to appear for Interview/ Counseling process.
The following table contains the result date as well as counseling dates as announced by PGIMER Chandigarh for the session 2016-17:
|Course Name||Result Date||Counseling Date|
|BSc Nursing||August 16, 2016||August 19, 2016|
|MSc Nursing||July 4, 2016||July 5, 2016|
|MD/MS||Nov 21, 2016||1st Counseling: Dec 9, 2016|
2nd Counseling: Jan 10, 2016
3rd Counseling: Jan 20, 2016
4th Counseling: Jan 27, 2016
|M.Sc/M.Sc MLT||Nov 28, 2016||Nov 30, 2016|
|House Job (OHS)|
|DM/M.Ch||Dec 22, 2016||Dec 23, 2016|
|Ph.D||Dec 5, 2016||Dec 7, 2016|
Candidates will be invited for interview strictly in order of merit on the basis of marks obtained by them in the PGIMER entrance examination. The number of candidates to be called for the interview will be three times the total number of seats to be filled in each category from candidates who fulfill the cut off points.
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in collaboration with PGIMER Chandigarh conducts a National level examination for the award of Junior Research Fellowships to deserving candidates. The test is usually conducted once a year on the 2nd/ 3rd Sunday of July in 12 centres across India.
ICMR JRF Examination is a crucial step in the process of admission to the Ph.D/ Research Programme. Candidates who pass the ICMR-JRF exam would be permitted to enroll themselves for the Ph.D course of any UGC/MCI recognized university. The validity of fellowship awarded to a candidate will be six months.
ICMR-JRF Exam Details:
The test will be of 120 minutes duration and will consist of following two sections:
One mark will be awarded for each of the correct answer and a negative marking of 0.25 will be made for every wrong response.
Eligibility, Selection Criteria and Application Process:
Candidate must possess M.Sc./M.A. or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST and physically handicapped candidates).
The qualifying marks will be 55% obtained in both the sections (A+B or C) for General and OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST and physically handicapped.
Candidates can apply online through PGIMER, Chandigarh website (www.pgimer.edu.in) or ICMR New Delhi website (icmr.nic.in.)
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences & Research was started in 1962 and owes its inception to the vision of late Sardar Partap Singh Kairon, the then Chief Minister of Punjab and the distinguished medical educationists. The Institute became an autonomous body under the Act of Parliament in 1967 functioning under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
Some of the noted alumni from this prestigious institute are:
A number of departments have been designated as research centers by WHO and national agencies. Some of the WHO designated centers include:
PGIMER is involved in research for the rural and community related environment and health problems. There are two research blocks called Research Blocks A & B which house various basic science departments. Every year nearly 400 research articles are published for the institute in national and international journals.
The college has 5 hostels providing accommodation to ladies, bachelor and married resident:
Name of Hostels
Total Rooms/ seats
Married Doctors Hostel
E, G, H, I, J. K & NB-I & NB-II
Old Doctors Hostel
A, B, C & D Blocks
Kairon Block Hostels
New Doctors Hostels
L, M, N, O & P Blocks
Sanjeevani Hostels including S, B (Top Floor) & E Blocks
Advanced Pediatrics Centre:
Advanced Eye Centre:
Drug de-addiction centre: