Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research – 2018 (PGIMER 2018)

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research – 2018 (PGIMER 2018)

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PGIMER 2018

PGIMER 2018 January Session application portal is open now.

Introduction


Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research or PGIMER, Chandigarh organizes the PGIMER entrance exam every year for admission to its post-graduate programs such as MD and MS. PGIMER is conducted twice a year in January and July. PGIMER 2018 official notification will tentatively be published in the 3rd week of September 2017 for January Session. For PGIMER 2018 July session, notifications will be released in March 2018.

Suggested: Read in detail about JIPMER PG 2018.

List of Contents


  1. Important Dates
  2. Date of Examination
  3. Medium of Examination
  4. Mode of Examination
  5. Eligibility Criteria
  6. Exam Pattern
  7. How to Apply?
    1. Application Fee.
    2. Documents to be uploaded.
    3. Registration Procedure.
  8. Syllabus
  9. Test Centers
  10. Admit Card
  11. Results
  12. Answer Key
  13. PGIMER Counselling
  14. Important Links.

PGIMER 2018 Important Dates 


January Session (MD/MS)

Start of Online Registrations 2nd October
End of Registrations 30th October 2017
Issuance of Admit Card November 2017
PGIMER 2018 Exam Date November 26, 2017
Declaration of results November 27, 2017
Counselling Round 1 December 15, 2017
Counselling Round 2 January 9, 2018
Counselling Round 3 January 19, 2018
Counselling Round 4 January 27, 2018

January Session (PhD/MSc/MSc MLT)


Start of Online Registrations September 2017
End of Registrations October 2017
Issuance of Admit Card November 2017
PGIMER Exam Date December 3, 2017
Declaration of results December 4, 2017
Clinical/Practical Examination December 5, 2017
Counselling Round December 6, 2017

January Session (House Job/Oral Health Sciences)


Start of Online Registrations 1st October 2017
End of Registrations 30th October 2017
Issuance of Admit Card November 2017
PGI Entrance exam 2018 date December 10, 2017
Declaration of results December 11, 2017
Counselling Round December 12, 2017

January Session (DM/M.Ch/MHA)


Start of Online Registrations September 2017
End of Registrations October 2017
Issuance of Admit Card November 2017
PGIMER DM admissions 2018 Exam December 17, 2017
Declaration of results December 18, 2017
Clinical/Practical Examination December 19, 2017
Counselling Round December 20, 2017

MD/MS (July Session)


Start of Online Registrations March 2018
End of Registrations April 2018
Issuance of Admit Card April 2018
PGIMER 2018 Exam – July session May 2018
Declaration of Results May 2018
Counselling Round 1 June 2018
Counselling Round 2 June 2018
Counselling Round 3 July 2018
Counselling Round 4 July 2018

PGIMER 2018 Exam Date


The entrance test dates for the January 2018 session of PGIMER are as follows:

Courses
Entrance Exam Date
M.D/M.S 26th November 2017
P.hD/M.Sc/M.Sc MLT 3rd December 2017
House Job/Oral Health Sciences 10th December 2017
D.M/M.Ch/MHA 17th December 2017


The July session shall be held in the month of May 2018.

Medium of Examination


PGIMER MD/MS entrance exam will be conducted in ENGLISH only. 

Mode of Examination


PGIMER 2018 shall be a Pen and Paper Based Test and thus shall be conducted offline. 

Number of Available Seats


Name of the course MD/MS MDS MHA B.Sc. (Paramedical)
Number of Seats 610 18 5 257

There is a reservation of 5% seats in MD/MS for those candidates who have actually worked or are working in rural areas with a population of less than 5000 for a period of minimum 2 years.

PGIMER 2018 Eligibility Criteria


Qualifying Exam


  • For MD/MS, the candidate must have completed his/her MBBS or an equivalent degree recognized by the Medical Council of India.
  • For MDS, the candidate must have completed his/her BDS Degree from Panjab University, recognized by the Dental Council of India.
  • For DM, the candidate must have completed his/her MD/MS from an institute recognized by the Medical Council of India.

Internship


  • Candidates who have completed or are due to complete their one-year rotatory internship training on or before 31st December/30thJune for the January and July session respectively are eligible for PGIMER entrance test.
  • The candidate must be registered with the Central/State Medical Registration Council. 

PGIMER 2018 Exam Pattern


For MD/MS

PGIMER 2018 for MD/MS will be of 3 hours and shall consist of 250 objective-type questions (MCQs). Questions will be drawn from following subjects:

Subject No of questions
Medicine and Surgery 36 questions each
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 18 questions each
Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, ENT and Applied Biochemistry 12 questions each
Anatomy, Forensic Medicine, Dermatology, Anaesthesia, Physiology, Psychiatry, Social & Preventive Medicine, Radiodiagnosis, and Radiotherapy 6 questions each

Negative marking shall apply for incorrect answers. 

For DM/M.Ch. Courses

PGIMER 2018 for DM/M.Ch. will be of 1.5 hours and shall consist of 100 objective-type questions (MCQs). Negative marking shall apply for incorrect answers.

For MDS Course

PGIMER 2018 for MDS will be of 1.5 hours and shall consist of 100 objective-type questions (MCQs). Negative marking shall apply for incorrect answers. 

How to Apply for PGIMER 2018?


The PGIMER 2018 January Session application form has been released. Follow the link http://pgimeradmissions.net.in/mdms/reg_instruction.aspx.

PGIMER 2018 July Session application forms shall be released in the month of March 2018.

Application Fee


The application fee for PGIMER 2018 January & July Session shall be Rs. 1000 for General/OBC category students and Rs. 800 for SC/ST students.


The fee has to be paid through 
SBI Bank Challan.

Documents to be Uploaded


  • Photograph – JPEG format; Max Size: 100 KB.
  • Signature – JPEG format; Max Size: 100KB.
  • Internship Certificate – PDF format; Max Size: 1 MB.
  • Category Certificate – PDF format; Max Size: 1 MB.

Registration Procedure


  • The candidates have to register with their name, parents’ names, mobile number, email ID etc. after which they get the login ID and password.
  • After the login ID and password are issued, the candidates have to fill the application form online with their academic and medical registration details.
  • The scanned images of photograph and signature have to be uploaded in JPEG format. The size of the images should not exceed 100KB. The internship certificate and category certificate too need to be uploaded in PDF format.
  • The candidates are required to keep the application number and password safely for future use.

PGIMER 2018 Syllabus


All the subjects that are taught during MBBS are tested in PGIMER. The various subjects that are part of the exam syllabus are Medicine and Surgery, Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, ENT, Applied Biochemistry, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Anatomy, Forensic Medicine, Dermatology, Anaesthesia, Physiology, Psychiatry, Social and Preventive Medicine, Radio-diagnosis and Radiotherapy . It is advised to revise all these subjects thoroughly for PGIMER.

PGIMER 2018 Test Centers


PGIMER 2018 theory exam will be held across various centers in Chandigarh and the Practical/Clinical exam shall be held in the concerned department itself.

PGIMER 2018 Admit Card


PGIMER 2018 admit card should be available in November 2017 for the January session and in April 2018 for the July session. The admit cards can be downloaded from the official website.

The admit card shall have all the candidate details like the candidate name, exam center, roll number, exam date and time etc. The admit card should be kept safely till the counseling round is over.

PGIMER 2018 Results


For the PGIMER January session, PGIMER 2018 results will be announced on 27th November 2017 for MD/MS, 4thDecember 2017 for PhD/MSc/MSc MLT, 11th December 2017 for House Job/Oral Health Sciences and 18th December 2017 for DM/MCh/MHA courses and in May 2018 for the July session.

The results can be accessed from the official website. As per their rank, candidates will be further called for the counselling round.

PGIMER 2018 Answer Key


PGIMER does not publish the answer key for the examination. The results are announced the very next day of the exam.

PGIMER 2018 Counselling


During the counselling round of PGIMER 2018, candidates have to be physically present at the venue along with the documents given below. Seats shall be allotted according to the candidate’s rank and the availability of seats. Document verification is also done at this stage. Candidates have to carry the following documents for the counselling round:

  • Degree Certificate
  • 10th Certificate or its equivalent
  • Migration Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Certificate of Internship
  • Caste Certificate
  • Rural Certificate
  • 3 Copies of latest passport size photograph

Action Link
PGIMER 2018 Official Website http://pgimer.edu.in/
PGIMER 2018 Exam Official Notification http://pgimeradmissions.net.in/mdms/brochure.aspx
PGIMER 2018 Application portal (MD/MS) http://pgimeradmissions.net.in/mdms/reg_instruction.aspx
PGIMER 2018 Results N/A

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