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PGIMER Chandigarh: Courses, Fees, Admission 2024, Placements, Ranking

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Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh Highlights 2024

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Q:   What is unique about PGI Chandigarh?

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PGI Chandigarh is one of the best medical institutes in India. It ranked 2nd in 2022 according to NIRF medicine. The atmosphere is full of knowledge. Various courses are present here from paramedical to nursing to PGs of medicine. The patient exposure is best. You come across variety of patients and to deal with the situations.
 

Q:   Is PGI Chandigarh a good college?

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Yes, it is a good college. One gets to experience a lot here. You get proper patient exposure and all the things that are not available in normal medical colleges. World-class teachers are available to solve your problems. A great learning experience is provided by the department with digital learning facilities. Exams are taken as in offline mode always no tolerance is there in any case.

Q:   How is the college life in PGI Chandigarh?

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It is not a College, it is full of enjoyment like other degree colleges. You can can create memories here. Professionally, you will get a lot of patient exposure which is needed. Infrastructure consists of world-class equipment for learning and well-air-conditioned classrooms are provided. Department of community medicine and the school of public health provide great facilities to the students.

 

Q:   Is PGIMER as good as Amity University, Noida?

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Studies are good at amity university Noida. The faculty is good and kind of strict in case of attendance. Exceptions are everywhere, most faculty which are not from the domain and are given some other subject to teach, you'll obviously face a problem in that. That happens with subjects like mathematics, electrical engineering, biostatistics, chem engineering in biotech domain. You can ask the faculty for personal attention or doubt solving session. Or can take tuitions for that.

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) is a public postgraduate medical research university located in Chandigarh, India. PGIMER Chandigarh is a deemed university and is recognised as a Center of Excellence by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. It offers educational, medical research, and training facilities in all specialties, super specialties, and sub-specialties. PGIMER Chandigarh has been ranked the 2nd Best Medical Institute in the NIRF Ranking 2023, by the Ministry of Education. It is an Institute of National Importance and has been one of the most popular postgraduate medical institutes.

 

PGIMER offers more than 50 postgraduate medical and paramedical programs.

The institute also offers Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral degrees in medical sciences.

Admissions to PGIMER Chandigarh are entrance-based followed by the respective counseling.

PGIMER accepts INI CET for admission to MD, MS, D.M, M.Ch, and MDS courses.

PGIMER Chandigarh has a 277-Acre Campus with all the necessary and modern amenities. 

According to the PGIMER Chandigarh NIRF Report 2023, the median package during PGIMER Placements stood at INR 17 LPA for PG (3-Year) Batch and INR 8 LPA for PG (2-Year) Batch. A total of 205 students of the institute are placed in its 2022 Placement Drive. Top recruiters visiting the PGIMER Placements are Apollo Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Manipal Hospital, AIIMS, and others.

So according to me PGIMER is the best institute for your higher studies .

 

Q:   Which entrance exam scores does PGIMER accept for admission to M.Sc?

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PGIMER Chandigarh accepts its own entrance exam for admisssion to M.Sc courses. However, admission to other PG courses such as MD/ MS/ M.Ch/ DM at PGIMER Chandigarh is done on the basis of score in INI CET followed by counseling. PGIMER Chandigarh conducts its own entrance exam for admission to other UG, PG, and Doctoral courses. The total seat intake for M.Sc at PGIMER Chandigarh is 25 seats.

 

PGIMER
Admission process

MD Admissions 2024

16 Courses3 years
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  • Undergraduate Degree with 55% aggregate
  • Accepting Exams: INI CET
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DatesEvents
Mar '24
INI CET 2024 July session basic registrationTentative
May '24
INI CET 2024 admit card uploadTentative
19 May '24
INI CET 2024 July session exam
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Q:   Does PGIMER accept NEET score?

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As per resources and information availaible, the initial entrance exam which is accepted by PGIMER Chandigarh for admission is INI CET. There may be a chance that NEET-PG is also conisdered for admission but INI CET is the considered for admission to majority of the courses. Other than this, PGIMER also conducts its own entrance exam for admission to various courses. So basically you have to score a good marks in NEET PG. I repeat NEET PG it isn't NEET (UG) . If you score a good marks in the NEET PG then you can apply here very easily and also you will be able to sit for the PGIMER official ENTRANCE test.

 

Q:   Can I join PGIMER directly?

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PGIMER, Chandigarh. Applications are invited through countrywide advertisement in leading newspapers usually during September/October and March/April for the January and July session respectively. The entrance examination is held in December for the January session and in the June for July session.

So basically it is no. You can't apply here directly you have to sit for the admission test to enroll your name for B.Sc or M.Sc degree.

 

Q:   When are PGIMER application forms out?

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The admssion cycle for various courses at PGIMER Chandigarh varies. For some courses, the application process has already been started in December 2023. Whereas, PGIMER Chandigarh will release the registration forms for BSc nursing and MSc nursing admission 2024 in June and April, respectively, as per the tentative schedule. PGIMER Chandigarh conducts entrance exams for admission to BSc Nursing and MSc nursing courses. It is advisable to check with the official websites to be updated with the entire application process.

 

Q:   What is the seat intake for B.Sc at PGIMER?

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PGIMER Chandigarh offers thirteen courses under its B.Sc program. The seat intake for each of these courses varies. The total intake for B.Sc at PGIMER, Chandigarh is 182 seats.  The seat break-up is as follows:

CoursesSeats
B.Sc. in Medical Animation and Audio Visual Creation10
B.Sc. in Embalming and Mortuary Science6
B.Sc. in Medical Technology (Perfusionist)2
B.Sc. in Radiotherapy Technology8
B.Sc. in Medical Radiology & Imaging Technology16
B.Sc. in Medical Technology (Operation Theatre)5
Bachelor of Physiotherapy16
Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology11
Bachelors in Public Health15
B.Sc. in Nursing93

B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing PGIMER Entrance Exams Personal Interview Total: 93 Gen: 47 SC: 14 ST: 7 OBC: 25 PWD: 3

 

Q:   Can I get admission in PGIMER for B.Sc with 60% in Class 12th?

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Yes, you can get admission to PGIMER for B.Sc courses with 60% in Class 12th. For example, the eligibility criteria for B.Sc (Radiotherapy Technology) at PGIMER Chandigarh is the successful completion of the 12th Class. Additionally, for B.Sc Nursing, a 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English is required. It's important to check the specific eligibility criteria for the B.Sc program you are interested in, as requirements may vary.

 
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Cut Offs 2024

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INI CET Last Round Closing Rank (General-All India)
Course20232024
MD in General Medicine2620
MD in Radio Diagnosis1312
MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery22– / –
MDS in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics16– / –
MDS in Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry15– / –
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Q:   What is the eligibility to pursue MS in PGI Chandigarh?

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The institute also offers a three-year full-time MS programme, covering several specialisations. PGI Chandigarh MS admission is based on a valid INICET score. You have to clear neetPGand need to be in top ranks. Fill the counselling form and attend the counselling there. According to your marks and criteria you will get your seat. 

 

Q:   Where can a candidate check PGIMER cutoff 2023?

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You can check the cutoff in the Google or in the Shiksha application or the Shiksha website. The Shiksha website will send you mails through which you can check the proper marks and other criterias regarding eligibility. 

But here is an information about the cutoff which I am giving to you:-

Courses 2024 Cutoff By rank 2023 Cutoff By rank

MD Transfusion Medicine Check Fees Compare 935 (2024)1628 (2023)

MD Community Medicine Check Fees Compare 1109 (2024) 1142 (2023)

MD Biochemistry Check Fees Compare 2516 (2024) 2669 (2023)

MD Microbiology Check Fees Compare 3217 (2024) 2077 (2023)

 

Q:   What is the minimum cutoff for MD at PGIMER 2023?

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The INI CET Round 2 Seat Allotment PGIMER Cutoff 2024 is available. Using INI CET Ranks, the institute admits students to its MD, MS, MCh, DM, and MDS programs. Candidates can view the most recent PGIMER INI CET cut off 2024 for the January session for students in various categories by referring to the table provided below: 

INI CET Last Round Closing Rank (General-All India)
Course20232024
MD in General Medicine2620
MD in Radio Diagnosis1312
MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery22– / –
MDS in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics16– / –
MDS in Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry15– / –
 

Q:   What are the cutoff marks required for B.Sc at PGIMER?

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The cutoff for PGIMER releases for different categories and candidates who will qualify the PGIMER exam are eligible to participate in the seat allotment process. During the counselling process, candidates have to provide their preferences and will be granted admission on the basis of PGIMER rank. For General (Open) and Deputy/Sponsored candidates the cutoff (percentile) is 55 and for SC, ST, OBC, OPH, Rural Areas, and Foreign Nationals candidates the cutoff is 50. However, it is the minimum percentile cutoff that is mandatory to secure by every candidate, and the previous year PGIMER cutoff rank.

 

Q:   What is PGIMER cut off for INI CET R2 for MD Radiodiagnosis and Imaging?

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The overall rank for PGIMER cut off 2023 for INI CET R2 for MD Radiodiagnosis and Imaging is 13. AIIMS has released the result of INI CET Round 2 Online Seat Allocation on Jul 7. Online acceptance of allocated seats and reporting and submission of documents /security deposit for INI CET Round 2 will be held between Jul 8   (11 AM) and Jul 12 (5 PM). 

Admission to PGIMER MDMSDMMCh courses is based on INI CET ranks. After the declaration of the INI CET July Session results,  candidates meeting the INI CET cutoff score can apply for admission to PGIMER. 

 
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Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh Placements 2024

CourseMedian Salary
M.Sc.
8 LPA
MD
17 LPA
MS
17 LPA
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Q:   How many students were placed during PGI Chandigarh placements?

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PGIMER has not released the 2023 placement details yet. However, the NIRF report 2023 is out. According to the report, 40 PG (2-year) and 165 PG (3-year) students were placed during PGIMER Chandigarh placements 2022. Further, the median package offered to PG (2-year) and PG (3-year) students during 2022 placements was INR 8 LPA and INR 17 LPA, respectively.

 

Q:   How is the placement facility at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh?

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Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh has been rated 4.2 on placements on the basis of 6 reviews done by students. In Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 41 students were admitted in year 2017-18, out of which 41 graduated in 2018-19. From this, 24 qualified students got placed with a median salary of INR 571230 and 7 students got selected for higher studies. In year 2018-19, 43 students were admitted, out of which 43 graduated in 2019-20. From this, 35 qualified students got placed with a median salary of INR 600000 and 8 students got selected for higher studies. In Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 57 students were admitted in year 2019-20, out of which 57 graduated in 2020-21. From this, 27 qualified students got placed with a good median salary of INR 753033 and 7 students got selected for higher studies.
 

Q:   What was the highest package offered at PGIMER?

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The estimated total pay for a Doctor at PGIMER is INR 97,000 per month. This number represents the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and is based on salaries collected from the users. The estimated base pay is INR 97,000 per month.

Here the highest package went almost INR 22 LPA - INR 26 LPA. So, you can expect a very decent amount of salary.

 

Q:   Who are the top recruiters of PGIMER?

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As indicated by the NIRF rankings of 2021, several notable companies that hire from PGIMER Chandigarh encompass Max Healthcare, Apollo Hospital, Manipal Hospital, AIIMS, Medanta Hospital, and Fortis Hospital. In PGIMER Placements, the median package was INR 17 LPA for the PG (3-Year) Batch and INR 8 LPA for the PG (2-Year) Batch, as per the PGIMER Chandigarh NIRF Report 2023. The institute's Placement Drive for 2022 placed 205 students in total. Leading healthcare organizations that visit PGIMER Placements include AIIMS, Apollo Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Manipal Hospital, and others.

 

Q:   What is the salary of PG courses in PGI Chandigarh?

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The institute has released the NIRF report 2023 which incorporates the median package details. During 2022 placements, the median package for PG (2-year) and PG (3-year) courses stood at INR 8 LPA and INR 17 LPA, respectively. Looking at the past three years' data (2020 to 2022), an improving trend was observed in the median package of both courses. For a detailed analysis of PGI Chandigarh placement package trend refer to the table below:

Course

Median Package (2020)Median Package (2021)

Median Package (2022)

PG (2-year)

INR 6 LPAINR 7.53 LPA

INR 8 LPA

PG (3-year)

INR 12 LPAINR 15 LPA

INR 17 LPA

 

PGIMER
Rankings 2024

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Publisher202120222023
NIRF222
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Q:   Is PGIMER best in Chandigarh?

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Yes, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh can be considered among the best institutions in Chandigarh. It has also been ranked the second best medical institute in the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings, 2023, by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Its faculty, quality education, infrastructure and placement opportunities make it the best in Chandigarh.

 
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Physiotherapy in PGIMER.
Placements: Every year, 15 students enrol in the course. Internships last four and a half years, with four years of study followed by six months of internship. Every month, students receive a stipend of 500 rupees. Internships are available at the institute in a variety of wards and departments. Clinical trials work best here.
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B.Sc. nursing in PGIMER.
Placements: 100% placements within PGI Chandigarh hospital with 1 Lac salary. In 4th year, a 6 months internship is provided, with Rs 14k as salary. As government jobs are available here, private companies don’t come here. According to students’ wish, they are even sent abroad.
Infrastructure: Hostel is very nice and very cheap. All facilities are provided and the staffs and warden are very cooperative. Good food, light facility and geyser are available.? Security is very strong here. Hostel is also very nearer to college and provides even fridge service.
Faculty: Faculties are very good here. Sports and co circular activities are also supported here. Competitions are conducted for various occasions here and students are given cash prize and various gifts. Exams are not so hard and easy to pass. 50% is the pass percentage.
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Our college provides a different way of leaning.
Placements: As it was a new course in the institute and no student was passed out. Masters of this course have a decent placement. It has a great scope in foreign countries and here in upcoming times.
Infrastructure: Infrastructure consists of world-class equipment for learning and well-air-conditioned classrooms are provided. Department of community medicine and the school of public health provide great facilities to the students.
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Faculty: Faculty members are of a top level and are very well-qualified. They have in-depth knowledge of the subject. They are helpful in many ways through which we can grasp the subject and apply it practically. We get industry exposure at PGI hospital. Moreover, it is great to have such a curriculum which is useful to get practical knowledge as well.
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PGIMER
Courses and Fees 2024

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B.Sc.(13 courses)
1 K
10+2 : 50-60 %
Exams : CBSE 12thPSEB 12th+1 More
M.Sc.(26 courses)
– / –
Graduation : 50-55 %
MD(16 courses)
19.5 L
Graduation : 55 %
Exams : INI CET
MS(5 courses)
7.1 K - 19.5 L
Graduation : 55 %
Exams : INI CET
MPH(1 course)
– / –
Graduation : 50 %
DM(31 courses)
7.3 K
– / –
Ph.D.(11 courses)
10.1 K
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M.Ch.(7 courses)
7.3 K
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MDS(3 courses)
17.6 L
Exams : NEET MDS
10.1 K
– / –
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Q:   Which entrance exam scores are accepted by PGIMER for admission?

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For Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research admission, candidates need to qualify INICET entrance exam. Eligible candidates are then called for the counseling round. PGIMER's application process is completely online.

The entrance examination is held in December for the January session and in the June for July session. 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.

 

Q:   What is the fee for UG courses at PGIMER?

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PGIMER Chandigarh offers a total of thirteen undergraduate courses. Thee fees for each of these courses varies as per the course opted. For an average, the fees for UG courses at PGIMER is around INR 25-30K for the entire duration of course. It is to be noted that this is just the tuition fees and no hostel or external charges have been included in it. It is advisable to get in touch with the officials to have a clearer and more accurate insight on the fee structure of PGIMER, Chandigarh. 

 

Q:   What is the selection process for B.Sc and what is the minimum NEET score required at PGIMER?

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First, PGIMER is for pursuing your master degree. To pursue your B.Sc degree you have to contact the university directly or to check their website for entrance test they conduct their official ENTRANCE test for the UG. PGIMER means POST GRADUATE INSTITUTE of MEDICAL EDUCATION and RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH.

Here you can do your master degree after completion of your bachelor's degree and for that the criteria is:-

During the counselling process, candidates have to provide their preferences and will be granted admission on the basis of PGIMER rank. For General (Open) and Deputy/Sponsored candidates the cutoff (percentile) is 55 and for SC, ST, OBC, OPH, Rural Areas, and Foreign Nationals candidates the cutoff is 50.

 

Q:   Is PGIMER more expensive than Amity University, Noida?

A: 

No. PGIMER is affiliated by the central government of INDIA. Here the fees isn't that high but Amity University is a private institute and it isn't good because private institute will charge you a high amount of money but they would not give you proper instruments and facilities. Never go for private institutes in your life always try for goverment colleges because they have the best in class infrastructure and facilities .

And the fees structure is also very low compared to the private institutes.

 

PGIMER Chandigarh Infrastructure

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Q:   How are hostel facilities at PGI Chandigarh?

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For doctors there are hostels like old doctor hostel, New doctor hostel, married doctor hostel. The mess facilities are good. Gym activities are also provided. For nursing girls hostel are provided within their college. For paramedical students girls there are 2 hostels one is working women and other is sanjeevani. Working women is 3 seater for parameds and 1 seater for Ph.D. fellows. Sanjeevani is 4 seater for students and Ph.D. 1 seater. Sanjeevani is open 24*7 where as working women is not. Mess facilities are good. Also other hostels are also provided for Ph.D. For boys there is a hostel outside the campus in collaboration with Punjab University. It is international hostel for boys. There are also other canteens for students and staff.
 

Q:   Are PGs and hostels available near PGI Chandigarh?

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Hostel is very nice and very cheap. All facilities are provided and the staffs and warden are very cooperative. Good food, light facility and geyser are available. Security is very strong here. Hostel is also very nearer to college and provides even fridge service. Sector 15 is full of pgs also 11 has some. There is hostel in sector 11 for women. 

 
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FAQs

Q:   What will happen if someone misses the internal exam in PGI Chandigarh?

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If someone misses the internal exam they are considered fail in that subject. They have to reappear in that subject by filling the back paper form. Once the form is filled you will have to appear for the exam in next semester.
 

Q:   How is CGPA calculated in PGI Chandigarh?

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There is not method. They just release the result with your total marks. Your final dmcs all are provided at the end of course. Just focus on your studies and try scoring as much as possible. The good grades are really important for PGI Chandigarh.
 

Q:   What happens if a student fails internal exams in PGI Chandigarh?

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If you have been failed in internals you are failed in that subject whether you have to clear the external exam. You have to reappear in the exam by filling the back paper form. Once the Back paper is filled you will have to appear for the exam in next semester.
 

Q:   Which is the best course at PGI Chandigarh?

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All courses are best and PGI Chandigarh has many courses like M.Sc, M.Sc MLT, M.Sc Nursing, Fellowship, and Post-Doctoral Fellowship courses. It depends on your field of interest where you want to go. Physiotherapy is the course of the longest duration and rest are of 4 years.
 

Q:   Are admissions open at PGI Chandigarh?

A: 
B.Sc. Nursing forms released today. Paramedical will also be released in few days. So start preparing for exam. PGIMER Chandigarh Admissions are open for the academic session 2023-24 for PG and Doctoral courses such as M.Sc, MPH, Fellowship, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, and PG Diploma in Public Health Management. Admission to PGIMER MD/MS/M.Ch/DM/MDS courses is based on INI CET which will be held on May 7, 2023 for admissions under July 2023 Session.
 

Q:   Are there any seat reservations at PGI Chandigarh?

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Yes there is seat reservation at PGI Chandigarh, According to the constitutional policy, as many as 120 seats under PGIMER seats and reservation 2021 are reserved for candidates belonging to respective categories.
 

Q:   What are some helpful tips for students starting their first year at PGI Chandigarh?

A: 
Start studying from beginning. Don't mess with anyone specially seniors and faculty. With study enjoy your life. Hang with your friends. The students who score good marks throughout the 2 years of the course. Moreover, internship opportunities are provided in PGI hospital where we are given hands-on experience and get to know a lot of practical concepts. Placements are provided anytime in organizations like UNICEF and WHO.
 

Q:   What is hostel fees at PGI Chandigarh?

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Various hostels has different fees for sanjeevani it is 500rs without food 1500 for ac 

For working women, it is 4700 INR with food

For boys hostel also it approximately to 5000

For doctor's hostel, it is different. 

 

Q:   Are PGs and hostels available near PGI Chandigarh?

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Hostel is very nice and very cheap. All facilities are provided and the staffs and warden are very cooperative. Good food, light facility and geyser are available. Security is very strong here. Hostel is also very nearer to college and provides even fridge service. Sector 15 is full of pgs also 11 has some. There is hostel in sector 11 for women. 

 

Q:   What is the eligibility to get admission in Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh for UG/PG courses?

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Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh has below criteria for taking admissions to it's various courses:

CoursesEligibility
M.Sc.Candidate passed with M.Sc. in Physical Anthropology, Zoology or Human Biology with 50% marks for General category and 45% marks for SC/ST/OBC category candidates are also eligible to apply.
PG DiplomaCandidate should possess only MBBS degree with three year experience as General Duty Medical Officer (GDMOs) in the state government Health Services preferably in the delivery of Public Health Service are eligible to apply.
Ph.D.Candidate passed MD (Microbiology) or its equivalent from a University/ Institute 5 recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years Senior Residency on or before 30.06.2019.
FNB (Fellow of National Board)Candidate passed in M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) or its equivalent from an University/ Institute recognized by MCI and Must have completed theirdegree on or before 30.06.2019 are eligible to apply.
B.Sc.Candidates who have passed the Senior Secondary School Examination of National Open School with a minimum of 5 subjects with any of the following group subjects:a.English, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology b.English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and any other language.
DMMust be within the prescribed age limit as on/before 31st December for January and 30th June for July session. - For OBC candidates (please attach proof as per Annexure*): 40 years - For SC/ST candidates, Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officer including ECO, SSCO who have rendered or released on satisfactory assignment (please attach proof): 42 years
M.Ch.Must be within the prescribed age limit as on/before 31st December for January and 30th June for July session. - For OBC candidates (please attach proof as per Annexure*): 40 years - For SC/ST candidates, Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officer including ECO, SSCO who have rendered or released on satisfactory assignment (please attach proof): 42 years
MDCandidates who have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating Internship/Practical training on or before 30th June, 2023 are eligible to admission for PG courses at PGIMER Chandigarh.
MHACandidates completed graduation/bachelor's degree from any recognized institute/university are eligible to apply.
MPHThe candidate must possess MBBS/BDS/B.V. Sc/BE/MA/M. Sc on or before 30th June 2020 with minimum marks in aggregate mentioned above from a University/ Institute recognized by the Medical /Dental/Veterinary council of India/ the Institution of Engineers (India) and UGC/AICTE and must have either completed, or due to complete, respective rotatory internship training on or before 30thJune (if applicable) and must be registered with Central /State Medical/Dental/Veterinary Registration Council. (if applicable) can apply.
MDSCandidates who have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating Internship/Practical training on or before 30th June, 2023 are eligible to admission for PG courses at PGIMER Chandigarh.
Master of SurgeryCandidates who have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating Internship/Practical training on or before 30th June, 2023 are eligible to admission for PG courses at PGIMER Chandigarh.
MSCandidates who have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating Internship/Practical training on or before 30th June, 2023 are eligible to admission for PG courses at PGIMER Chandigarh.
 

Q:   How many seats are available for various courses offered at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh?

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Courses offerred by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh are approved by eminent Government bodies like NMC. The combined seats available for courses offered at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh goes up to 663.
 

Q:   Can I join PGIMER directly?

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PGIMER, Chandigarh. Applications are invited through countrywide advertisement in leading newspapers usually during September/October and March/April for the January and July session respectively. The entrance examination is held in December for the January session and in the June for July session.

So basically it is no. You can't apply here directly you have to sit for the admission test to enroll your name for B.Sc or M.Sc degree.

 
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