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PGI Chandigarh PhD Admission 2020 July, Important Dates, Selection, Exam Pattern

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PGIMER Chandigarh PhD Admission 2020 - Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh invites application for admission to Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Program offered for academic session beginning in July 2020. The admission to PhD Program will be done through the Entrance Test to be conducted by the institute on June 14, 2020.

Interested candidates can fill the online application on or before May 16, 2020. Check out for details on PGIMER Chandigarh PhD Admission 2020 such as eligibility criteria, application process, fees, selection and more.


PhD Disciplines and No. of Seats

Anaesthesia & Intensive Care

03 Seats


04 Seats


01 Seat

Community Medicine & School of Public Health

08 Seats


03 Seats

Experimental Medicine & Biotechnology

06 Seats


02 Seats


01 Seat


01 Seat


02 Seats


03 Seats

Internal Medicine

03 Seats


04 Seats

Medical Microbiology

10 Seats

Medical Parasitology

02 Seats


06 Seats

Nuclear Medicine

02 Seats


02 Seats


 04 Seats


10 Seats


06 Seats


02 Seats


02 Seats

Renal Transplant Surgery

02 Seats

Translational & Regenerative Medicine

01 Seat


01 Seat


01 Seat


01 Seat


01 Seat


02 Seats


02 Seats


PGIMER Chandigarh PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Application through Web Portal

16th April 2020

Last Date for Registration of Online Application

16th May 2020

Date & Time of Online Exam (CBT)

14th June 2020 at 09:00 AM

Expected Date & Time of Declaration of Result

To be announced

Date & Time of Counseling

To be announced


Duration of the Course

Minimum Period

3 Academic Years

Period of Registration

2 Years


Eligibility Criteria for PGIMER Chandigarh PhD Admission 2020

Candidates who are seeking PGIMER PhD Admission 2020 to the course for study leading to the award of a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy must possess at least one of the following qualifications:

A) Medical Qualification


MBBS/MDS/Master of Physio-therapist with minimum 55% aggregate marks or MD/MS in the subject concerned or Diplomate of National Board of Examination.


Candidates who have obtained MBBS/MD/MS /MDS/Master of Physio-therapist degree from Medical Colleges which are not recognized by the Medical Council of India are not eligible to apply.

B) Non Medical/Life Sciences/Social Behavioral Sciences

Candidates who have passed M.Sc/MA/Masters in Engineering or its equivalent/exam with at least 60 % marks in the subjects from the colleges/institutes recognized by the UGC are eligible.

Non Medical/Life Sciences

A degree of M.Sc or 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

Candidates with the following subjects are eligible for Social Behavioural Sciences, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Nursing, Nutrition, Child Development. MA/M.Sc/M.Phil in Health Promotion/Education, Health Mgt., Epidemiology, Environmental Health/Environmental Sciences and Public Health Nutrition/Applied Nutrition/Food & Nutrition, Health Economics/Applied Economics/Economics, Public Health/Community Health and MPH

For Sponsored Candidates

Candidate applying for admission as a sponsored/deputed candidate is required to furnish the following Certificates with his/her application from his/her employer for admission to the course





PGIMER Chandigarh PhD Admission 2020 Application Procedure


Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website www.pgimer.edu.in.


Candidates should fill in the Online Application form correctly. Incorrectly filled forms may lead to rejection.


A candidate seeking admission to the Entrance Examination is required to submit his/her application in the prescribed format available online with the Prospectus on www.pgimer.edu.in.


The cost of Application Form includes the fee for entrance examination which is non-refundable and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.


The candidate is required to go through the Prospectus carefully and acquaint himself/herself with all requirements with regard to filling the online application form.


Application Fee

General/OBC Category

Rs. 1500/- Plus Transaction charges as applicable

SC/ST Category

Rs.1200/- Plus Transaction charges as applicable.

Payment Mode

Through Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking


Entrance Test Pattern

Mode of Exam

Online Mode (Computer Based Test)

Duration of Exam

90 Minutes Part I & II

Date of Exam

14th June 2020 (Sunday), 09 AM to 10.30 AM

Number of Shifts

01 (One)

Exam Centres

Chandigarh, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata

Language of Paper


Type of Question

Objective Type

Marking Scheme

Correct Answer: One Marks(+): 1
Incorrect Answer: Minus one-fourth(-): ¼
Unanswered/Marked for Review: 0


Distribution of Marks



Aptitude Tests Covering General Science, English, Biostatistics and Research Methodology

30 Marks

Specialty theory Test( multiple choice questions for the respective theory)

50 Marks


Admit Card

Roll Numbers/Admit Cards/Hall ticket for appearing in the entrance examination will be available for download to eligible candidates approximately 10 days in advance and can be downloaded from the website by logging into their accounts on the website with their respective login id and password.

Roll Numbers / Admit Cards will NOT be sent by post.


Declaration of Result

Final results for Fellowship/ Post doctoral Fellowship courses will only be displayed on the PGI website at www.pgimer.edu.in.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website



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