POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION & RESEARCH CHANDIGARH (MD/MS JULY 2013 Session)
PGIMER Important Dates:
Entrance Examination : 19.05.2013; 08:00 A.M.
Declaration of Result : 20.05.2013; 09:00 P.M.
1st Counselling : 08.06.2013; 12:00 Noon
2nd Counselling : 10.07.2013; 02:30 P.M.
3rd Counselling : 20.07.2013; 12:00 Noon
II. MDS/House Job (OHSC)
Entrance Examination : 06.06.2013; 08:00 A.M.
Declaration of Result : 07.06.2013; 09:00 A.M.
Counselling/Interview : 08.06.2013; 11:30 A.M.
Entrance Examination : 13.06.2013; 08:00 A.M.
Declaration of Result : 14.06.2013; 09:00 A.M.
Clinical/Practical Examination : 14.06.2013; 09:00 A.M.
Counselling/Interview : 15.06.2013; 11:30 A.M.
Admission Requirement for MD/MS/MHA Courses:
To be eligible for admission to MD/MS/MHA course a candidate must possess the following qualifications:
a) MBBS passed or its equivalent qualification from a University/Institute recognized by Medical Council of India.
b) Must have either completed or due to complete one year internship (rotatory houseman ship) training by 30th June/31st December for July and January session respectively.
c) Must be registered with Central /State Medical Registration Council.
Reservation of Seats:
In keeping with a national policy to promote the welfare of long deprived segments of our society, approximately 22.5% of the total seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Tribes in courses and 27% of total seats are reserved for OBC candidates for 3 Academic years and target will be achieved during the next three Academic years.
Sr. No. Name of the course No. of seats
1 MD/MS 610
2 MDS 18
3 MHA 05
4 B.Sc (Paramedical) 257
5% seats are reserved for candidates who have actually worked or are working in rural areas with less than 5000 population for a minimum period of 2 years in MD/MS Course.
Method of Selection (For MD/MS Courses)
The procedure for selection of candidates will be as under:
a) Candidate will be called for the selection of MD/MS courses based on a theory paper carrying 100 marks consisting of 250 multiple choice question (MCQs) with five alternative each and single/ multiple correct responses: Negative marks will be given for incorrect responses marked. Duration of the examination is three hours. No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall before 1 ½ hours.
The number of questions in each subject studied by the candidates during MBBS is appended below:
Applied Anatomy – 6,
Immunogenetic & Molecular Biology-10,
Pathology – 15 ,
Pharmacology – 12,
Microbilogy – 12,
Forensic Medicine – 6 ,
Social & Preventive Medicine-7,
Orthopaedic Surgery – 10,
Ophthalmology – 10,
Obst. & Gynaecology-20.
b) Merit list based on the percentile obtained by the candidates in the theory examination will be prepared for each category of candidates. Candidates of various categories who secure percentile in the theory as mentioned against each category will qualify for admission:
Open (General) and Sponsored/Deputed : 55th percentile
OBC, OPH, SC/ST, Rural Area & Foreign Nationals : 50th percentile
Bhutanese Nationals : 45th percentile
c) Candidates are requested to attend the interview strictly in order of merit in the respective merits lists as the marks obtained by them in the theory examination. The number of candidates to be called for the interview will be three times the total number of seats to be filled in each category of candidates, provided the candidates fulfill the cut off points mentioned above. The selection will be finalized only after the candidates are interviewed by the Selection Committee. The Interview with the Selection Committee is mandatory. A candidate who is absent at the time of interview will not be considered for admission. However he/she is eligible to appear in 2nd/3rd counseling. The interview with the Selection Committee does not carry any marks. There will not be any clinical/practical examination.
d) The reserved categories are also eligible to compete under the general category seats (open category). Thus, in addition to category wise list, a combined General Category merit list of all the candidates will also be prepared.
e) In exceptional circumstances, if a candidate reports for counseling after his/her turn, he/she will be considered for admission only against the subject available at that time.
Duration and Emoluments of the Course (For MD/MS, DM/M.Ch., MDS/HOUSE JOB AND MHA):
DM/M.Ch. course : Three academic years
MD/MS course : Three academic years
MDS : Three academic years
MHA : Two academic years
House Job (OHSC) : upto 30th June/31st December for January & July session respectively
DM/M.Ch. course : Rs. 18750 + 6600 (Grade Pay + NPA)
MD/MS/MDS/MHA course : Rs. 15600 – 39100 + 5400 (Grade Pay + NPA)
House Job (OHSC) : Rs. 15600 – 39100 + 5400 (Grade Pay + NPA)
Availability of Detailed Prospectus:
Candidates can download prospectus from PGIMER, Chandigarh website http://pgimer.nic.in/ or follow the link below to view the prospectus: