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AIIMS Rishikesh PDCC and Fellowship Programs Admission 2020, Dates, Application

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AIIMS Rishikesh announces Admission to Post-Doctoral Certificate Course (PDCC) and Fellowship Course for January 2020 Session

AIIMS Rishikesh PDCC and Fellowship Programs 2020 – All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh invites online applications for Entrance Examinations leading to Post-Doctoral Certificate Course (PDCC) and Fellowship Course for January 2020 Session

Interested candidates can check all the details of PDCC & Fellowship Admission 2020 like application form, eligibility criteria, counselling procedure etc from this page given below.


AIIMS Rishikesh

  • AIIMS Rishikesh is one of apex healthcare institutes being established by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya SurakshaYojna (PMSSY).
  •  It also offers a PhD program, a 2-year Masters in Public Health and several one-year Post-Doctoral Certificate Courses (PDCC) in medical specialties. In addition, the Institute offers Diploma, certificate courses, fellowships and several non-degree/non-certificate training positions.


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Important Dates for AIIMS Rishikesh PDCC and Fellowship Programs 2020

  • Date for uploading of information brochure and commencement of online registration of applications: 03rd October 2019
  • Last date for submitting online application forms, 17:00 h IST: 23th October 2019
  • Display of eligibility status of application on website: 30th October 2019
  • Appeal for review by non-eligible applicants: 05th November 2019
  • Admit cards available for download from: 11th November 2019
  • Written examination (Part A) Online CBT/OMR: 14th November 2019
  • Display of list of candidates qualifying for departmental objective test (Part B): 20th November 2019
  • Departmental objective test:  22th November 2019
  • Final result to appear on Institute website on or before: 25th November 2019
  • Joining of selected candidates: 01st January 2020


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Programs Offered

Post-Doctoral Certificate Course (One Year)


  • Anaesthesiology: Critical Care Medicine, Cardiac Anaesthesia, Neuro-Anaesthesia, Interventional Pain Medicine, Onco-Anaesthesia, Paediatric Anaesthesia
  • Breast & Endocrine Surgery: Breast Imaging (Radiodiagnosis)
  • Cardiology: Advanced Echocardiography
  • General Medicine: Geriatric Medicine, Community Diabetology.
  • Medical Oncology Haematology: Haemato-Oncology,
  • Paediatrics: Paediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pathology: Oncopathology
  • Physiology: High Altitude Medicine
  • Radiodiagnosis: Gastro-Radiology, Vascular Radiology, Cross Body Sectional Imaging
  • Urology : Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstruction (Text in italics is department name)

Fellowship (One Year)


  • General Medicine: Diabetology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: Trauma Rehabilitation

Fellowship (Two Years)


  • Cardiology: Cardiac Imaging
  • General Medicine: Clinical Infectious Disease


See: PhD Admissions


Eligibility Criteria for AIIMS Rishikesh PDCC and Fellowship Programs 2020

    • Nationality: Only Indian nationals are eligible.


  • Essential Educational Qualifications


  • Candidates must possess, as on 31th December 2019, a requisite qualification recognised by the Medical Council of India (except for degrees not covered by Medical Council of India, where degrees must be recognised by respective bodies that approve qualifying courses).
  • Postgraduate degrees from Departments / Institutions to which MCI recognition has not been formally granted (for example: under consideration) will not be considered and candidature of applicants with such degrees may be rejected at any stage (including after admission if this fact comes to notice at that stage).

Specialty Essential Qualification (must be recognised by MCI)

Post-Doctoral Certificate Courses

  • Critical Care Medicine, Cardiac Anaesthesia, Neuro-anaesthesia, Interventional Pain Medicine, Onco- Anaesthesia, Paediatric Anaesthesia: MD/DNB in Anaesthesiology
  • Advanced Echocardiography: MD/DNB in Medicine or Pediatrics or Critical Care Medicine or Emergency Medicine or equivalent
  • Advanced Echocardiography: MD/DNB in Medicine or Pediatrics or Critical Care Medicine or Emergency Medicine or equivalent
  • Geriatrics Medicine, Community Diabetology: MD/DNB in Medicine
  • Gastro-radiology, Vascular Radiology, Breast Imaging: MD/DNB in Radiology or Radio-diagnosis
  • Cross Body Sectional Imaging: MD in Radiodiagnosis
  • Haemato-Oncology: MD/DNB (Medicine/Paediatrics)
  • Paediatrics Gastroenterology: MD/DNB (Paediatrics)
  • Oncopathology: MD/DNB (Pathology)
  • High Altitude Medicine: MD/DNB (Physiology, Medicine, Pathology, Anaesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Community Medicine, General Surgery)/PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine/Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstruction: MD/DNB in Obstetrics & Gynaecology or M.Ch./DNB in Urology

Fellowship Courses

  • Cardiac Imaging: MD in Medicine/Radiology/Nuclear Medicine or DM in Cardiology
  • Diabetology: MD/DNB (Medicine)
  • Trauma Rehabilitation: MD/DNB/Diploma in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Infectious Disease: MD/DNB (Medicine), DM ( Infectious Disease), PDCC (Infectious Disease) and 1 year clinical infectious experience or 5 year experience with MBBS in speciality hospitals.

Age Limit

  • Upper age limit for eligibility of senior residents for PDC/Fellowship courses is 35 years as reckoned on 30th June (for July session) and 31st December (for January session). Age relaxation to a maximum of 3 years may be given to OBC, 5 years SC/ST, widowed / divorced / legally-separated women who have not re-married, and to disabled/handicapped persons, as per Government rules.


  • There is no reservation in PDC/Fellowship program. Candidates will be considered against vacancy of senior residents in respective departments. Reservation will be as per govt. of India rules for Senior Residents.

Sponsored Candidates

  • Admission to various courses is open for candidates sponsored by Central/State government organizations, universities or defence services, subject to the following conditions.
  1. Sponsored candidates will not be given relaxation in method of selection, duration of course, practical training, pattern of examination and payment of prescribed fee, etc. except relaxation in age as per rules.
  2. AIIMS Rishikesh will not pay sponsored candidates any salary, stipend or any other emoluments during the entire training period.

Entrance Exam Pattern

  • Examination will be conducted at Rishikesh only.

Scheme of Marking

  • Each correct response will get a score of 1 mark.
  • Each incorrect response will get a score of -1/3 (minus-one-third).
  • No credit will be given for questions not answered or marked for review (Questions marked for review shall be considered as unanswered.


Selection Process

  • Selections for PDC/Fellowship courses are made through written examination & interview.
  • Stage I: Written test carrying 80 marks of 90 minutes duration in subject candidate has applied for. Question paper will consist of 80 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Stage II: Out of candidates who have secured 50 percentile or more marks in written test
  • (Stage-I), candidates 3 times the number of seats advertised will be called for departmental clinical/practical/lab based assessment (carrying 20 marks).
  • Final Selection: Final result will be declared based on total marks obtained in stage-I and Stage-II Examination.
  • Result of written examination will be available on the website of AIIMS Rishikesh. No individual intimation will be communicated to candidates.
  • Candidates who fail to attend any of the two stages mentioned above will not be eligible for admission.
  • Selected candidates are required to join on 01.01.2020 or before 15.01.2020. Last date for joining of selected candidates shall be 15th January 2020.
  •  Last date for admission PDCC/FellowshipCourse will be 29th February 2020. In any circumstances, last date for admission will not be extended after 29th February 2020.

 Percentile Scores

  • Percentile scores are scores based on relative performance of all those who appear for examination Basically marks obtained are transformed into a scale ranging from 100 to 0 for each group of examinees
  • Percentile Score indicates percentage of candidates that have scored EQUAL TO OR BELOW that particular Percentile in that examination. Highest score is converted to a Percentile score of 100. Marks obtained in between the highest and lowest scores are also converted to appropriate Percentiles.


AIIMS Rishikesh PDCC and Fellowship Programs 2020 Application Process

  • Candidate should fill in Online Application with utmost care and follow instructions and help manual as given with Prospectus, step by step. Candidate should fill in Online Application form correctly. Incorrect filled form may lead to rejection.

Online Registration & Submission

  • Online Registration: After selecting online registration, fill mandatory details asked for and deposit prescribed fee through Net Banking/NEFT/RTGS. After submitting fees filled required information step by step. Follow Instructions scrupulously. It will be the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that correct details are filled in Registration Form.
  • A candidate seeking admission to Entrance Examination is required to submit his/her application in prescribed format available online with Prospectus on www.aiimsrishikesh.edu.in. Cost of Application Form includes fee for entrance examination which is non-refundable and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
  • Candidate is required to go through Prospectus carefully and acquaint himself/herself with all requirements with regard to filling of online application form.
  • Institute will not be responsible for any incorrect information/cancellation of candidature/loss or lack of communication etc. due to wrong filled online Application form.
  • No candidate should register more than one application.

Application Fees

  • SC/ST Rs. 1200/- + Transaction Charges as
  • UR/OBC: 1500/- + Transaction
  • PWD: Exempted from any fee


AIIMS Rishikesh

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Virbhadra Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand- 249203, India, Email: info@aiimsrishikesh.edu.in, Phone No.: 0135-2462932, Website www.aiimsrishikesh.edu.in

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