Located in Chandigarh, The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research conducts the all-India entrance examination for admission to the different medical colleges for verious Health Sciences and other allied disciplines.
The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research- Chandigarh conducts the all-India entrance examination for admission to the different medical colleges for verious Health Sciences and other allied disciplines. Located in Chandigarh, the institute has an attached hospital - Nehru Hopital, inaugurated by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.
Applicant should be a citizen of india.
Should hjave completed the MBBS degree from a recognized institution. Application who have obtained registration from the MCI can also apply for PGIMER.
Applicants yet to complete their internship can also apply for PGIMER priided they are able to produce an undertaking by the
Dean of the college at the time of admission regarding the completon of internship.
Those applying for DM should have passed their MD degree in medicine or paediatrics.
The PGIMER 2012 comprises of 250 Multiple Type Objective Questions with maximum of 100 marks. The question paper cover the all the subjects of MBBS course and time duration of the exam is three hours. There is negative marking for marking wrong answers.
MD/MS Courses: Candidates are assessed at a formal entrance-test on the basis of a suitably designed Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type theory paper. For candidates appearing for MD/MS entrance examination, the theory paper consists of 250 questions pertaining to subjects studied during the MBBS course viz. Medicine and Surgery (36 questions each), Obstetrics and Gynaecology (18 questions), Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, ENT and Applied Biochemistry (12 questions each), and six questions each in Anatomy, Forensic Medicine, Dermatology, Anaesthesia, Physiology, Psychiatry, Social & Preventive Medicine, Radio diagnosis and Radiotherapy. The examination is of three hours duration and there is negative marking. The assessment is objective and free of human bias and subjectivity. The result of the entrance examination is declared within 24 hours and is computerised.
DM/M.Ch Courses: Selection of candidates is made on the basis of suitably designed MCQ type theory paper. Theory examination is of one and half-hour duration. There is negative marking for wrong answers.
MDS Course: Selection of candidates is made on the basis of theory examination consisting of 100 multiple-choice questions. The duration of examination is one and half-hours.
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research
Sector-12, Chandigarh PIN- 160012, INDIA.
Phone: EPBAX: 0091-172-2746018,2756565,2747585
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