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Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research - [PGIMER], Chandigarh

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research - [PGIMER], Chandigarh

Chandigarh, Chandigarh INC, MCI, UGC Estd 1962 Autonomous University
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Updated On - February 11th 2019 by JAINAB ALVI

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 specialist courses viz. DM/ M.Ch and research program (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. Check PGIMER Courses

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Sector-12 Chandigarh - 160012 Chandigarh, India

PGIMER Admissions and Course

PGIMER offers various courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. The list of courses consists of BPT, B.Sc., MD, M.Sc., M.Ch, MDS, MPH, MS etc. Read more about PGIMER courses and fee structure

Candidates can apply for courses by filling the application forms online through official website and submitting the processing fee of INR 1000 (Rs. 800 for SC/ ST candidates) through the generated Challan in any State Bank of India.

Admission to all the programs 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. Candidates who clear the entrance test are intimated for counseling process to complete the admission process.

*Admission to B.Sc Nursing and M.Sc Nursing program is made once a year with the academic session commencing from the month of September.


PGIMER conducts entrance examination for admission to all its courses (B.Sc., M.Sc., MD/MS, DM/ M.Ch., PhD). Here are some quick facts about the PGIMER entrance exam:

For B.Sc Nursing: Admission to UG programs 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 programs will be conducted in the month of November/ December across multiple centers in Chandigarh.

Note: PGIMER Admit Card for the semester and annual exams can be downloaded from the official website of the University.

PGIMER Results

Results for all the entrance exams conducted by PGIMER Chandigarh for different programs are declared within few days of the test. Candidates who qualify the written exam are required to appear in Interview/ Counseling process.

Candidates will be invited for interview strictly in order of merit on the basis of marks obtained by them in entrance exam. The number of candidates to be called for interview will be three times the total number of seats to be filled in each category from candidates who fulfill the cut off points.

PGIMER Facilities


  • The institute has a library called Dr. Tulsi Das Library
  • It has total of 45, 696 books and 34 online books along with 510 journals out of which 414 are foreign
  • The library is computerized along with OPAC software. It provides Online Medical Journal Database Search facility
  • It provides current awareness services, scanning and reprographic services


  • The infrastructure for patient care includes the Nehru Hospital
  • It is a 1400 bedded hospital with 98 rooms in the 5 private wards and two research blocks for basic sciences

Sports infrastructure

  • The facilities for indoor as well as outdoor games like table tennis, badminton, cricket, lawn tennis, football etc. have been consistently available to the enthusiasts
  • A huge complex for water sports is available

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Chandigarh - 160012
Chandigarh , India

0.31KmGovernment College

Admission Cell - 0172-2755569 , 2755570 , 2755562 , 2756565



Secret Of Success

Can I eligible for mph I have completed bsc nursing?

27 Dec, 2018 23:57
Akansha Expert

Hi Sir, Please check this Link for Admission Procedure for PGIMER Chandigarh.

28 Dec, 2018 12:29
hemant pandey

Hlo sir i wanted a d .pharma course available pgi and what percentge wanted to addmission d pharma course plz talk me

17 Dec, 2018 08:22
Akansha Expert

Hi Hemant, No This university does not offer the D Pharma course.

17 Dec, 2018 10:50
neha puhal

Hello ... cho course is available here ?

02 Oct, 2018 19:15
Akansha Expert

Hi Neha, You may please contact the university for getting the Course availability.

06 Oct, 2018 10:36
Chandan kumar

How to apply for baslp course

07 Jun, 2018 05:14
Akansha Expert

Hi Kumar, Yes, this University does offered BASLP course. To get the Admisison Procedure may you please contact to the college.

07 Jun, 2018 12:55
sandeep kalsi

When will the para medical course's application form release??and when will the entrance exam be held??

06 Jun, 2018 17:00
Ritika Sharma

Hi Sandeep, the application form filling date is over for more details please contact 0172-2755569 , 2755570.

01 Sep, 2018 17:53
sandeep kalsi

What is the difference between fellowship courses and para medical courses??

06 Jun, 2018 16:57
Ritika Sharma

Hi Sandeep, To get the difference between both the courses please check the link:- Fellowship course and medical courses.

01 Sep, 2018 17:48
Neha Guleria

How to apply for MHA ?

22 May, 2018 17:59
Garima Bansal

Hi Neha, The eligibility for the MHA is Graduation and a bachelors degree in any discipline obtained through the 10+2+3 system or an equivalent qualification with a minimum aggregate of 50% or equivalent CGPA of any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India.

For more information you my contact to 0172-2755569 , 2755570 , 2755562 , 2756565

24 May, 2018 15:40
Pragati Pareek

How to know about BASLP course ??

15 May, 2018 22:11
Garima Bansal

Hi Pragati, This course is not offered by the college

18 May, 2018 12:09
Sukhpreet kaur

i want to know about MHA i.e masters in hospital administration,about its admission,fee,correspindrnce or regular?

09 May, 2018 18:32
Garima Bansal

Hi Sukhpreet to get details for the mha course you can check this link:- Course details. This course is a regular course .For the admission in mha you have to appear for the entrance test conducted by the college

05 Jun, 2018 12:45
Vanshika Gupta

I would like to know how to prepare for mph in pgimer Chandigarh.

04 May, 2017 14:12

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