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PGIMER Chandigarh PhD Admission 2019, Application, Dates, Exams

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PGIMER PhD Entrance Test 2019

PGI Chandigarh PhD Admission 2019 - Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, are invited for Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Program of the Institute for academic session July 2019.

The admissions will be made through PGIMER Chandigarh PhD Entrance Test

See:PhD Admission

Details of PhD Seats in PGI Chandigarh

  1. Name of the Dept.: Anatomy - 3 Seats, Biochemistry – 4 Seats, Biophysics - 4 Seats , Cardiology – 2 Seats, Community Medicine & School of Public Health – 7 Seats, Dermatology – 2 Seats, Endocrinology – 5 Seats, Experimental Medicine & Biotechnology – 9 Seats, Gastroenterology – 3 Seats, Hematology – 2 Seats, Immunopathology – 2 Seats, Internal Medicine – 2 Seats, Medical Microbiology – 5 Seats, Medical Parasitology – 3 Seats, Nuclear Medicine – 1 Seat, Neurology – 1 Seat, Nephrology – 1 Seat, Neurosurgery – 4 Seats, Orthopedics – 1 Seat, Paediatrics – 7 Seats, Pharmacology – 10 Seats, Psychiatry – 1 Seat, Radiotherapy – 2 Seats Virology – 1 Seat


Important Date for PGIMER Chandigarh PhD Admission 2019

  1. Date of start of filling of Online Application form: 25th April 2019
  2. Last date for Submission of Online form & Depositing of fee: 25th May 2019
  3. Theory Exam: 14th July 2019 at 10.00 AM
  4. Declaration of Result: 15th July 2019 at 12.00 AM
  5. Departmental Evaluation: 16th July 2019 at 10.00 AM
  6. Counselling/Interview: 17th July 2019 at 3.00 PM

Admission Requirements for PhD Program
Medical Qualification: MBBS with minimum 55% aggregate marks or MD/MS in the subject concerned or Diploma of National Board of Examination. A in the or Re-appear in the examination will constitute an attempt. Candidates who have obtained MBBS/MD/MS degree from Medical Colleges which are not recognized by the Medical Council of India are not eligible to apply.

See:Admission Notification and Dates

Eligibility Criteria for PGIMER Chandigarh PhD Admission 2019

Non Medical/Social Behavioral Science:

  1. The candidates with the following qualifications will be eligible. The candidates who have passed M.Sc/MA/Masters in Engineering or its equivalent/examination with at least 60 % marks in the subjects mentioned below: from the colleges/institutes recognized by the UGC/Panjab University are eligible.

Life Sciences

  1. A degree of Master of Sciences (M.Sc) or Master in Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc.) or M.Sc. (Laboratory Technology) or M.Sc (Speech & Hearing) in subjects allied to Medical Sciences such as Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Human Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Immunology, Life Sciences including Botany, Zoology, Genetics, Cell Biology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Organic Chemistry, Anthropology & M.Sc (Human Genomics), ME/M.Tech.

Social Behavioral Sciences

  1. The candidates with the following subjects are eligible for Social Behavioral Sciences. Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Nursing, Nutrition, Child Development. MA/M.Sc/M.Phil in Health Promotion/Education, Health Management, Epidemiology, Environmental Health/Environmental Sciences and Public Health Nutrition/Applied Nutrition/Food & Nutrition, Health Economics/Applied Economics/Economics, Public Health/Community Health and MPH.
  2. Post graduation in Law i.e. LLM and its equivalent qualification; or
  3. Have qualified NET examination (with fellowship only) conducted by UGC, Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) examination conducted by ICMR/CSIR etc (within two years only). Attested copy of the result must be attached. If the candidate fails to produce the proof of his/her eligibility as per above qualification before one week of the entrance examination, his/her candidature will not be considered an entire responsibility for the same will lie on the candidate.

Duration of Course

  1. Minimum period three academic years
  2. Under the exceptional circumstances and on the recommendations of the Doctoral Committee that the candidates work has been completed, the period of registration can be reduced to two years.
  3. The maximum period up to which a candidate can submit his / her thesis is five years. Ordinarily extension for the submission of the thesis beyond five years will not be granted unless one year prior to the expiry of the 5 years the Doctoral Committee makes special recommendations for extension giving specific reasons.


Selection Procedure

  1. The candidates seeking admission to PhD Program of this Institute will have to appear in the entrance examination consisting of 80 marks as per details given below:
  2. Aptitude tests Covering general Science, English Biostatistics and Research Methodology-30 marks
  3. Specialty theory test (multiple choice questions for the respective theory): 50 marks

Medical MBBS level or;
Non Medical Sciences or;
Social & Behavioral Sciences

  1. There will be negative marking to the extent of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the theory paper.
  2. Evaluation by the department concerned: Suitable/unsuitable

Fee Details
The following dues are payable to the Institute, by the candidates admitted to the various courses mentioned above:

  1. Registration fee: Rs. 500/-
  2. Training Fee / Tuition fee: Rs. 350/- per annum
  3. Laboratory fee: Rs. 900/ per annum
  4. Security: Rs. 1000 for recovery of breakages or loss of equipments, balance if any is refundable on completion of course.
  5. Amalgamated fund: Rs. 60/- p.m.
  6. Security for hostel accommodation: Rs. 600 (refundable) to be deposited with Hostel (if allotted) manager.


PGIMER Chandigarh PhD Admission 2019 Application Process

  1. The candidate should fill his/her Application Form Online available on the PGI website http://pgimer.edu.in.
  2. After filling application form the candidate should deposit the application fee through payment gateway facility available at the online portal. For SC/ST category - Rs. 800/- For all Other Categories - Rs. 1000/-
  3. Please take printout of the duly filled Online Application Form by logging in with your login id and password. Affix the same passport size photograph (which was uploaded with the online form) on it. It is mandatory for all the PhD applicants to fill and submit the Annexure 7 (placed below) (recommendations of the concerned faculty member of PGIMER, Chandigarh under whom he/she wants to pursue his/her PhD) along with print out of duly filled online form and required certificates in Room No. 308, 3rd Floor, Training Branch, Kairon Block, PGI, Chandigarh at least 15 days before the date of entrance exam.

PGIMER, Chandigarh
PGIMER, Sector-12, Chandigarh, Pin- 160012, Phone: 0091-172-2747585, Enquiry Tel. 0172-2755570, E-mail: 1trgpgi@gmail.com, website http://pgimer.edu.in.




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