PGIMER Eligibility Criteria 2020: Aspirants aiming to pursue a postgraduate medical course at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh should be familiar with the PGIMER 2020 eligibility criteria before applying for the entrance test. The PGIMER eligibility will display the basic mandatory requirements that an aspirant must fulfill in order to be eligible for the admission of MD and MS courses offered in PGIMER. Candidature of any aspirant who is found to be in conflict with the PGIMER eligibility criteria 2020 at any step of the admission procedure will be accountable to be canceled. Check PGIMER Application Form Here!
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PGIMER 2020 is conducted twice a year in the month of November and June sequentially. Aspirants who fulfill the PGIMER 2020 eligibility criteria will be able to get admission in 207 seats offered across 20 departments in the discipline of Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD). Interested aspirants can check the article below to get more information on the eligibility criteria of PGIMER 2020.

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Basic eligibility criteria of PGIMER 2020 exam

Aspirants seeking admission to Masters of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses in PGIMER institute can check the eligibility criteria for PGIMER 2020 below.

PGIMER 2020- General Eligibility Criteria

  • Aspirants need to hold a valid MBBS degree from a University/Institute recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

  • Aspirants also must have completed a one-year rotatory internship.

  • Candidates applying for PGIMER 2020 exam should have a permanent/provisional registration certificate issued MCI.

  • Indian aspirants will need to furnish proof of their Nationality which holds a valid ID issued by the Indian Government.

  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) candidates will have to furnish proof of their registration under section 7A of the 1955 Citizenship Act at the time of counseling.

  • Aspirants with foreign nationality will be required to route their applications through the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi after obtaining permission from MCI as per PGIMER eligibility criteria 2020. A copy of all such candidates needs to be submitted before the stipulated deadline for PGIMER 2020 registrations.

PGIMER 2020- Category-Wise Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants applying for different categories under the seat reservation criteria of PGIMER 2020 will be required to fulfill the eligibility criteria of PGIMER mentioned below.

  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST): Aspirants will have to provide a relevant certificate from a competent authority. The certificate must be circulated within a year of the PGIMER 2020 application from the deadline and must be translated to Hindi/English if it is any other language.

  • Persons with Disability (PwD): Aspirants under this category will be required to present a certificate from a duly constituted and authorized Medical Board of the Central or State Government Hospitals/Institutions certifying the kind of physical inability.

  • Candidates practicing/practiced in Rural areas: These aspirants can apply for reservation under the RA category upon the furnishing of a certificate from the District Magistrate concerned that they have worked for at least two years in a rural area.

  • Sponsored or Deputed category: In order to be eligible for this category, aspirants will need to produce the certificates mentioned below from the sponsoring authority or employer.

  1. A certificate to confirm that the aspirant is either a permanent or regular employee working with the relative sponsoring authority for a period of a minimum of three years.

  2. A certificate affirming that the sponsoring authority will employ the candidate for a period of five years at least in the field that s/he will undergo training at PGIMER Chandigarh.

  3. Candidates also need to present a final establishment affirming that any form of financial liability as stipends will be sustained by the employer/sponsoring authority only and there will be no way that PGIMER Chandigarh will be responsible for the same.

PGIMER 2020 application form 2020

PGIMER, Chandigarh had released the PGIMER 2020 application form on March 17, 2020 in the online mode. Aspirants seeking admission to Masters of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses in PGIMER institute were required to fill the PGIMER 2020 application form. PGIMER 2020 will be conducted in the computer-based mode.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - PGIMER Eligibility Criteria 2020

Question: What is the basic eligibility criteria of PGIMER 2020?

Answer:

The basic eligibility criteria which candidate must know before applying for the entrance test are:-

  • Aspirants need to hold a valid MBBS degree from a University/Institute recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • Aspirants also must have completed a one-year rotatory internship.

Question: Why aspirants need to go through PGIMER 2020 eligibility criteria?

Answer:

The PGIMER eligibility will display the basic mandatory requirements that an aspirant must fulfill in order to be eligible for the admission of MD and MS courses offered in PGIMER.

Question: What will happen, if someone fails to fulfills any PGIMER eligibility criteria?

Answer:

Candidature of any aspirant who is found to be in conflict with the PGIMER eligibility criteria 2020 at any step of the admission procedure will be accountable to be canceled.  

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is pgimer exam date gonna change or will it be the same ?

Sourandhi saha Student Expert 5th May, 2020
Till now, there is no notice regarding the change in the exam date. The exam to be conducted on May 23, 2020 for July Session. The authority has extended the last to submit the application till May 6, 2020. Keep your eyes on the official website for any kind of change in date.
http://medicine.careers360.com/articles/pgimer
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My internship will be completed by the end of December 2020. Will I be eligible for PGI Chandigarh 2021 January session?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 28th Apr, 2020

hi,

the eligibility criteria for applying in pgimer chandigarh January ssessions,

candidates are required to have an MBBS degree from a recognized  University or an Institute authorized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Candidates must have either completed or due to complete, one-year rotatory internship training on or before 31st December for January a session respectively.

if your internship will complete before 31 december 2020, or on 31 december 2020, you are eligible to apply.


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I AM A NEPALI CITIZEN AND HAVE COMPLETED MY MBBS WITH 1 YEAR INTERNSHIP FROM PRIVATE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF NEPAL AND LICENESE REGISTERED MEDICAL OFFICER. AM I ELIGIBLE FOR MD/MS ENTRANCE EXAM??

Aditi amrendra Student Expert 23rd Apr, 2020
Hello,

Here's the eligibility criteria for for those Indian citizens or Overseas citizens who have pursued their Primary Medical Qualifications from Medical colleges that are outside India territory.

  • FMG candidates have to mandatorily pass NBE conducted Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) (Screening Test).
  • Medical graduates from foreign must be registered with MCI/SMC
  • The internship requirement for FMG candidates, as per eligibility criteria of NEET PG, is the same as mentioned above for overall candidates
  • On the day of conduction of NEET PG 2020, FMG candidates are required to bring along their FMGE Pass Certificate issued by NBE

Click on the link for more details :
https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-pg-eligibility-criteria

I hope this helps.
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how can i fill the form of pgi new

Sourandhi saha Student Expert 6th May, 2020

PGIMER Chandigarh has extended the last date to fill the application till May 6, 2020 i.e. today. Here I'm attaching a link from where you can apply for the exam. https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/pgimer-application-form

Before applying for the exam go through the article thoroughly. Steps to fill the application are clearly written.

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wen will be the forms for Phd july session be available?? there are only MD/MS forms available now

Megha 15th Apr, 2020

Hello Yashu !

If you can tell me for which college you want to know the dates for admissions in Phd , I can surely help you.

Please share your college name in comment section or you can share as a different question also.

Thank you !

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