PGIMER MD MS Entrance Exam 2018

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh PGIMER invites applications for admission to MD MS Courses for the academic session starting from January, 2018

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Course Duration

  • MD / MS course : Three Academic years

PGIMER MD MS Entrance Exam 2018 Eligibility

To be eligible for PGIMER MD / MS 2018 Admission to MD / MS course a candidate must possess the following qualifications :

  • Must have passed MBBS from a University / Institute recognized by the Medical Council of India ( MCI ).
  • 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.
  • Must be registered with Central / State Medical Registration Council.

PGIMER MD MS 2018 Admission Procedure

Closing of PGIMER Admission

Admission to all courses ie MD / MS courses will close on 31st January /31st July for January and July session respectively session.

Starting Session

PGIMER Admission to various postgraduate 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 imparted at the Institute is made on merit on all India basis by holding an entrance examination by the Institute, after issuing a country wide admission notice.

 PGIMER MD MS Entrance Exam 2018 Seats

Reservation of Seats for MD / MS Courses

SC / ST Category

The seats for various MD / MS courses are reserved for the candidates belonging to Schedule Castes ( SC ) / Schedule Tribes ( ST ) and other category of candidates, as per Government instructions provided candidates fulfill the minimum admission requirements prescribed by the Institute for the purpose.

The candidate belonging to Scheduled Castes / Tribes are required to furnish certificate from the District Magistrate / Additional District Magistrate / Collector / 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Taluka Magistrate / Executive Magistrate / Extra Assistant Chief Presidency Magistrate / Presidency Magistrate, Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tahsildar, Sub Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and or his family normally resides, Administrator / Secretary to Administrator / Development Officer ( Lakshdweep Islands ) in support of their claims.

The candidates must supply a Hindi / English Translation of their caste certificate along with the PGIMER 2018 Application Form.

Other backward classes ( OBC )

Reservation for MD / MS / MDS / House Job / MHA / MPH / MSc, candidate from other backward classes ( OBC ) is granted as per notification of Government of India issued vide OM No. 11015 / 1 / 2006 – ME P-1 dated 24th April, 2008. The OBC certificate submitted by the candidates should have been issued by the competent authority within one year of the last date of submission of application. OBC certificates issued by the District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner etc. only will be recognized for this purpose.

Rural Area

5% seats in MD / MS course are reserved for the candidates who have actually worked / working or have carried practice in rural area for a minimum of 2 years before on or before 30th June / 31st December for July & January session. A candidate applying under this category is required to furnish a certificate from the District Magistrate concerned in support of the claim.

According to the orders of the Government of India, the term rural area includes “a village, a primary health center, a town with less than 5000 population and without a Municipal area”. The certificate to be furnished by the candidates should certify that he / she served or is actually serving or has carried on private practice in a village, primary health center, or town with less than 5000 population and without Municipal area. The certificate to be furnished by the candidates should certify that he/she served or is actually serving or has carried on private practice in a village, primary health center, or town with less than 5000 population and without Municipal area.

Person with Disability 

3% seats are reserved for Person with Disability.

If the disability involves only one lower limb, it should be a minimum of 50%, and should not exceed 70%. If the disability involves both lower limbs, the total disability should not exceed 70%, with a minimum of 50%. Candidates with disability of lower limbs between 50% and 70% shall be considered. In case candidates are not available in this category, then candidates with disability of lower limbs between 40% and 50% may be considered for admission.

The candidate must possess a valid document certifying his / her physical disability. The disability certificate should be produced by a duly constituted and authorized Medical Board of the state or Central Government Hospitals / institutions. The constitution of the Medical Board will be one consultant each from disciplines of Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Surgery.

Sponsored / Deputed Candidates

A candidate applying for PGIMER MD MS 2018 Admission as a sponsored / deputed candidate is required to furnish the following certificates with his / her application from his / her employer for admission to the course.

That the candidate concerned is a permanent or regular employee of the deputing / sponsoring authority and should have been working for the last at least three years. ( on or before 30th June / 31st December for July & January session respectively ).

That after getting the training at PGI, Chandigarh, the candidate will be suitably employed by the deputing / sponsoring authority to work at least for five years in the specialty in which the training is received by the candidate at PGIMER.

That no financial implications in the form of emoluments / stipend etc. will devolve upon PGI, Chandigarh during the entire period of his / her course. Such payment will be responsibility of the sponsoring authority.

PGIMER MD MS Entrance Exam 2018 Application Form

PGIMER 2018 Online Application Form will be available in the PGIMER website, the candidate will open the Application Form available on the website and fill up various columns.

Application Fee

  • For SC / ST ( MD / MS Courses ) :  800/-
  • For All Other Categories ( MD / MS Courses ) :  1000/-

All the candidates are directed to deposit the above fees in the branches of “State Bank of India” 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 No. 32222954695.

Online Application Form Procedure

Before applying PGIMER 2018 Exam, the candidates are advised to go through the PGIMER Admission Notice published in the press and the instructions given there in carefully. Fill in the PGIMER 2018 Application Form in accordance with the instructions given in this prospectus and the admission notice. Please ensure that no column is left blank. Incomplete applications will not be considered and no correspondence will be entertained.

Application for PGIMER 2018 Admission to the course is required to be submitted on the prescribed form enclosed with this prospectus. PGIMER application, complete in all respects accompanied with all the relevant documents should reach the following address on or before 30th October, 2017 till upto 1559 hours.

The Registrar,
Sector – 12,

PGIMER applications received after the closing date will not be considered and no correspondence will be entertained. The fact that an PGIMER application form has been dispatched on a certain date will not be accepted as an excuse for the late submission of the application. PGIMER application forms other than those prescribed for the purpose will not be entertained.

PGIMER MD MS Entrance Exam 2018 Selection Procedure

The procedure for PGIMER Selection of candidates will be as under :

Candidate will be considered for selection to MD / MS courses based on a theory paper consisting of 250 multiple choice question ( 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 be conducted at various centres at Chandigarh is three hours. The approximate number of questions for each subject is as follows :

  • Applied Anatomy – 6, Applied Biochemistry-12, Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology-10, Applied Physiology-6, Pathology – 15, Pharmacology – 12, Microbiology – 12, Forensic Medicine – 6, Social and Preventive Medicine-7, Internal Medicine-36, Paediatrics-12, Dermatology-6, Psychiatry-6, Radiodiagnosis-6, Obstetrics and Gynaecology-20, Radiotherapy – 6, General Surgery-36, Otorhinolaryngology -10, Ophthalmology – 10, and Orthopaedics – 10.

Overall Merit list based on the percentile obtained by the candidates appearing in the examination in the theory examination ( irrespective of their category ) will be prepared. Candidates of various categories who secure percentile in the theory as mentioned against each category will qualify for admission :

  • Open ( General ) and Sponsored / Deputed : 55th percentile
  • OBC, OPH, SC / ST, Rural Area and Foreign Nationals : 50th percentile
  • Bhutanese Nationals : 45th percentile

Candidates are requested to attend the interview strictly in order of merit in the respective merit lists as the marks obtained by them in the theory 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 of candidates, provided the candidates fulfill the cut off points mentioned above.

The selection will be finalized only after the candidates are interviewed by the selection committee. The interview with the selection Committee is mandatory. A candidate who is absent at the time of interview will not be considered for admission. However he / she will still be eligible to appear in the second / third / fourth counselling. Under exceptional circumstances, if any candidate reports for counseling after his / her turn, he / she will be considered for admission only in the disciplines available at that time.

Unfilled seats of MD / MS courses will be offered to all the candidates category wise as per their merit obtained in the entrance examination. Any candidate who does not get the subject of his / her choice in the 1st, 2 nd or 3rd counseling can also attend the 2nd, 3rd & 4th counseling to get the subject of his / her choice. No penalty will be charged from the candidate who gets selected in another subject after surrendering from the subject in which he / she joined in the 1st, 2 nd or 3rd counseling.

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PGIMER MD MS Entrance Exam 2018 Important Dates

1Starting Date for Registration 1st October, 2017
2Last Date for Submission of Application Form30th October, 2017
3Last date for fee Deposit03rd November, 2017
4MD/MS Entarnce Test26th November, 2017
5Admission closure Date31st December, 2017


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