PGIMER Chandigarh announces Entrance Exam for admission to PG Diploma in Public Health Management (PGDPHM) Program for July 2024 Session, Apply Now


PGIMER Chandigarh PG Diploma in Public Health Management Admission 2024 – Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health Management (PGDPHM) Course for July 2024 Session


PGIMER Chandigarh PG Diploma in Public Health Management Admission 2024


Important Dates

  • Start of PGDPHM Course online Application on PGI Website – 16.04.2024
  • PGDPHM Course application form closes – 06.05.2024
  • Correction window – 10th May, 2024
  • Computer Based Entrance Test for PGDPHM Course – 23.05.2024 (morning shift)
  • Expected date of declaration of result – 03.06.2024



Eligibility Criteria

  • To be eligible for admission, a candidate must possess / fulfill the following qualifications/ requirements.
  • Applicants should possess only an MBBS degree with three years experience as General Duty Medical Officer (GDMOs) in the state Govt. Health Services from all over India preferably in the delivery of Public Health Service on or before 30th June 2024.
  • Must be registered with the Central /State Medical Registration Council. (if applicable)


Other Eligibility Conditions [Sponsored / Deputed Candidates]

  • A candidate applying for admission to Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health (PGDPHM) as a sponsored / deputed candidate is required to take the print out of the online application form and furnish the following certificates (as per format given in Annexure I & II) with his/her application through his/her employer/Sponsoring Authority for admission to the course.
    • That the candidate concerned shall be an employee of the deputing/ sponsoring authority and should have been working for three years (on or before 30th June for the respective year).
    • That after getting training at PGIMER, Chandigarh, the candidate will be suitably employed by the deputing/sponsoring authority to work for at least five years in the specialty in which training is received by the candidate at the PGIMER.
    • That no financial implications, in the form of emoluments/ stipend etc. will devolve upon PGIMER, Chandigarh during the entire period of his/her course and such payment shall be the responsibility of the sponsoring authority.
  • Deputation / Sponsorship of any candidate by private hospitals, institutes or nursing homes are not accepted. The sponsoring authority should not nominate more than one candidate for a specialty. Sponsorship / deputation of candidates will be accepted only from the following:
    • Central or State Government Departments/Institutions
    • Autonomous Bodies of the Central or State Government
    • Public sector colleges affiliated to universities and recognized by the MCI. In case of
  • candidate deputed/ sponsored by the Government Medical College affiliated to Universities and recognized by Medical Council of India, deputation/sponsorship certificate signed by the Principal of Medical College concerned only shall be accepted.


Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website
  • Candidates should fill in the Online Application form correctly. Incorrect 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
  • 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

  • For all category : Rs. 1500/- + Transaction Charges as applicable
  • Mode of Payment : Through Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking (payment through UPI may be avoided)


Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Examination – Computer Based Test (CBT) / Online
  • Duration of Examination – 90 (Ninty) minutes
  • Date of Examination – 23.05.2024
  • Number of Shifts – 01 (One)
  • Timing of Examination – 9.00 AM to 10.30 AM
  • Location of Examination Centres – Chandigarh (Tricity) & Delhi (NCR)
  • Language of Paper – English
  • Type of Examination – Objective Type
  • Number of Questions – One Paper of 100 MCQ (ONE HUNDRED)


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