PGIMER 2018- Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh will conduct PGIMER 2018 for admission to its 16 MD (Doctor of Medicine) and 4 MS (Master of Surgery) courses. The admissions will be on merit basis via PGIMER 2018 entrance examination. The entrance exam for MD and MS degrees is conducted twice every year by PGIMER- in November and June, with sessions commencing from January first and July first respectively. PGIMER 2018 for January session will be conducted in the last week of November 2017, while for July 2018 session, the exam will be conducted in May 2018. Aspirants, who wish to apply for PGIMER 2018 January session, can check below complete details about exam dates, application form availability, eligibility criteria, admit card, results, etc.
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PGIMER, Chandigarh is counted amongst India's premier medical institutions, and follows a three-year residency cum training structure for all its MD/MS programmes. PGIMER 2018 will take admissions for approximately 148 MD/MS seats.
PGIMER 2018: An Overview
Name of Entrance Examination
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Exam
Commonly Known As
National Level Entrance Examination
Exam Conducting Authority
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
PGIMER Important Dates 2018
Important dates (tentative) of PGIMER 2018 January and July sessions are mentioned below. Students can check them and plan their preparations accordingly.
PGIMER 2018 Important Dates for January Session
Dates for January Session
PGIMER 2018 Application form availability
PGIMER 2018 Application form submission deadline
PGIMER 2018 Entrance exam
Last week of November 2017
PGIMER 2018 Result declaration
Within 24 hours from examination
2nd week of December 2017
2nd week of January 2018
3rd week of January 2018
Last week of January 2018
PGIMER 2018 Important Dates for July Session
Dates for July Session
PGIMER 2018 Application Form Availability
3rd week of March 2018
PGIMER 2018 Application Form Submission Deadline
3rd week of April 2018
PGIMER 2018 Entrance Exam
2nd week of May 2018
PGIMER 2018 Result Declaration
Within 24 hours from examination
2nd week of June 2018
2nd week of July 2018
4th week of July 2018
1st week of August 2018
PGIMER Eligibility Criteria 2018
Candidates, who wish to appear for entrance exam, must fulfil the eligibility criteria of PGIMER 2018 laid down by the exam conducting authority, i.e. PGIMER, Chandigarh. If any aspirant fails to fulfil any of the specified PGIMER 2018 eligibility criteria, he/she will not be allowed to appear for the examination. PGIMER 2018 eligibility criteria include:
Educational Requirement- Aspirants must have passed MBBS from a university or institute recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI).
Internship Requirement- It is essential that the candidate completes his/her one-year rotary internship training on or before December 31, 2017, for admission in January 2018 session, and on or before June 30, 2018, for admission in July 2018 session.
Other Qualification- The candidate must be registered with Central or State Medical Registration Council.
PGIMER Application Form 2018
The PGIMER 2018 application form for January session will be available in the month of September 2017. Students will get approximately one month before application submission deadline approaches. The last date to apply for PGIMER 2018 January session will fall in October 2017. Applicants are advised to read the eligibility requirements carefully before filling PGIMER 2018 application form. Application form can be filled and submitted online only.
The fee for PGIMER 2018 application form is expected to be INR 1000 for General and OBC candidates, and INR 800 for SC/ST candidates. PWD candidates will be exempted from the payment of application fee. It must be noted that payments will be accepted through bank challan only. No other mode of payment such as debit card, credit card, net banking, etc. will be accepted under any circumstances.
Application fee can be deposited in any branch of State Bank of India by filling a bank challan in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh in the Power Jyoti Account No. 3211613319. Candidates, who have SBI accounts, can make the payment through i-collect service no. 32222954695.
PGIMER Exam Pattern 2018
PGIMER 2018 will be an objective examination. PGIMER 2018 exam pattern is as follows:
PGIMER 2018 will be a pen and paper based examination.
It will consist of 250 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with five alternatives and one or more correct answers for each question.
There will be negative marking for incorrect answers.
The exam will be for the duration of three hours.
The syllabus will pertain to the subjects taught during MBBS.
PGIMER Admit Card 2018
Admit Card of PGIMER 2018 examination will become available for download approximately 15 days before the exam. Candidates will be able to download their admit cards by logging into their accounts with their login IDs and password created at the time of application submission. All the necessary details such as exam centre, time of the exam, etc. will be mentioned in PGIMER 2018 admit card.
Kindly note that no admit card will be sent by post. Thus, admit card/hall ticket can only be accessed via online mode. No candidate will be allowed to enter the exam premises without a valid PGIMER 2018 admit card. Along with this, it is also mandatory for candidates to carry a valid ID proof to the exam hall.
PGIMER Result 2018
The result of PGIMER 2018 exam will be declared within 24 hours from the date of the examination. Candidates will be able to access their result online. They will need their login credentials to access their result.
The cutoff of PGIMER 2018 entrance will be in the form of percentile scores. Candidates, who will secure the prescribed minimum PGIMER 2018 cutoff percentile, will be considered qualified for admissions to PGIMER 2018 MD/MS degrees. Different categories will need to secure different minimum cutoff percentiles in order to qualify. PGIMER 2018 cutoff for different categories can be checked below:
General and Sponsored/Deputed candidates need at least 55percentile to qualify for admission.
OBC, OPH, SC/ST, Rural Area, Foreign Nationals need 50 percentile at the minimum to qualify.
Bhutanese Nationals need to obtain at least 45percentile to qualify for admission.
PGIMER Counselling 2018
PGIMER 2018 counselling will be conducted in three counselling sessions, depending upon the availability of seats. The counselling for MD/MS courses starting in January 2018 session will begin from second week of December 2017, whereas the counselling for July 2018 session will start from second week of June 2018. The allocation of seats in various courses of MD/MS will be done strictly in the order of merit and on the basis of counselling. The number of candidates, who will be called for first counselling, will be approximately three times the total number of seats available.
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Disclaimer: The above article is based on last year’s official notification. It will be updated as soon as the official notifications are made for this year.
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