PGIMER Counselling 2018: PGIMER, Chandigarh has released the schedule of the counselling of PGIMER 2018 for July 2018 session admissions. PGIMER 2018 counselling first round will be held on June 15, 2018, for admission to 236 seats of 20 MD/MS disciplines of PGI Chandigarh. The category-wise list of candidates eligible for first round of PGIMER 2018 counselling will be released by PGI Chandigarh. Candidates who qualify PGIMER Entrance Exam by scoring minimum required percentile will be called in the order of their merit ranks for PGIMER 2018 counselling. PGIMER counselling 2018 will be conducted in offline mode, i.e. candidates will have to be physically present at the venue at the time of counselling. Only those qualified candidates whose names appear in the merit list will be eligible to appear for PGIMER 2018 counselling rounds. The number of candidates called for PGIMER counselling 2018, will be equal to the three times the number of seats available in each category. The MD/MS counselling of PGIMER 2018 is to be conducted in four rounds. The first round of PGIMER 2018 counselling will be held on June 15, 2018, followed by second, third and fourth PGIMER counselling rounds, to be held on July 12, July 25 and last week of July (tentatively), respectively.
Candidates will be called for PGIMER counselling purely on the basis of their merit ranks and admission will be confirmed subject to the fulfillment of PGIMER eligibility criteria. The schedule (date, time and venue) of the counselling of PGIMER 2018 is mentioned in the table given below. Candidates who will appear for PGIMER 2018 entrance, to be held on May 13, 2018, for July 2018 session admission, they can check the article for details about PGIMER 2018 counselling, including counselling schedule, documents required at the time of counselling, seat matrix, qualifying score, fee to be paid, etc.
Important Dates of PGIMER Counselling 2018
The counselling of PGIMER 2018 for MD/MS admission will be held as per the schedule given below. PGI Chandigarh has released the schedule of PGIMER 2018 counselling for July 2018 admissions. Candidates can check the date of publication of PGIMER merit list from PGIMER result 2018.
PGIMER 2018 MD/MS Counselling Schedule (July session)
Time and Date of PGIMER 2018 Counselling
June 15, 2018
July 12, 2018
July 25, 2018
Last week of July 2018*
Minimum Qualifying Score for PGIMER 2018 MD/MS Admission
Minimum Required Percentile
(PGIMER 2018 MD/MS)
Open (General) and Sponsored/ Deputed
OBC/ OPH/ SC/ ST/ Rural Area/ Foreign Nationals
Important Highlights of PGIMER 2018 Counselling Procedure
Candidates, who qualify PGIMER 2018 exam (by scoring minimum qualifying percentile) will be called for first round of counselling to be held on June 15, 2018, in the order of their merit (rank wise and category wise).
No individual intimation letter will be sent to the candidates who qualify or are called for PGIMER 2018 counselling.
In case any candidate invited for the counselling round, remains absent, he/she will not be considered for admission in that round. However, he/she can appear in second and third rounds of the counselling of PGIMER 2018. At that time, candidates will be provided only those options of seats/disciplines which would be available at that time.
Second and third rounds of PGIMER counselling 2018 will be open to all the candidates meeting minimum qualifying percentile requirement as per their categories. However, candidates will be called for MD/MS admissions in the order of merit only.
In case a candidate doesn’t get a seat in his/her choice of discipline after first counselling of PGIMER 2018, then he/she can attend second and third counselling rounds to try and get the discipline of their choice. Candidates must note that, no penalty will be charged from candidates in such cases, provided he/she surrenders the subject/discipline he/she got the seat in first or second PGIMER counselling rounds.
In every PGIMER 2018 counselling round, the number of candidates (category-wise) called will be three times the total number of seats available in a category.
MD/MS Seat Matrix for PGIMER counselling 2018 (July session)
For July 2018 admissions, in total 236 seats are available for 20 disciplines of MD/MS courses. Candidates can check MD/MS seat matrix of PGIMER Chandigarh from the window given below.
Documents to bring for PGIMER 2018 Counselling
The admission to any of the 20 disciplines of MD/MS will only after verification of a candidate’s eligibility and his/her original documents. For the same purpose, candidates invited for PGIMER 2018 counselling, are required to bring following documents in original:
A copy of PGIMER Application Form (can be downloaded by logging in to PGI Chandigarh portal through the link given on PGIMER 2018 application form).
One passport size photograph should be pasted on the downloaded application form of PGIMER 2018.
Admit card of PGIMER 2018 (Preferably the one, used at the time of PGIMER 2018 exam).
An identity proof for verification at the time of PGIMER 2018 counselling.
Original degrees in support of qualification, like MBBS marksheet & certificate, 10th class certificate, etc.
Certificate of Internship
MCI Registration Certificate
Category Certificate, like OBC/Rural Area/PwD/Sponsored (if applicable)
Candidates who get selected will also be required to furnish a copy of their Aadhar Card.
Fee to be paid at the time of PGIMER Counselling 2018
After personal counselling and selection of seat and discipline by the candidate, PGI Chandigarh will announce the result of selection. Candidates who finally get selected will be required to pay a fee of INR 2485/- (including first installment of fee, security fee, etc.) in cash, on the same day itself, otherwise their admission will be deemed cancelled. No other mode of payment except cash will be accepted for this purpose.
In case a candidate selected in first counselling of PGIMER 2018, changes his/her discipline in second or third counselling, he/she will be liable to pay an additional fee of INR 1485/-.
Candidates must note that fee once paid will not be refunded back in any circumstances.
PGI Chandigarh takes admission for MD/MS disciplines twice a year, once in January and once in July. For July 2018 admissions, the result will be declared on May 14, 2018, i.e. within 24 hours of examination and PGI Chandigarh will take admission for 236 seats of PGIMER MD/MS courses.