PGI Chandigarh announces Entrance Examination for Fellowships and Postdoctoral Fellowships Program for January 2023 Session

 

PGIMER Fellowship and Postdoctoral Fellowship 2023 – Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh invites applications from interested candidates for admission to the Fellowship and Post Doctoral Fellowship Program for the academic session beginning in January 2023.

 

PGIMER Fellowship and Postdoctoral Fellowship 2023

 

Important Dates

  • Start of Fellowship/ Post doctoral Fellowship online Application on PGI Website www.pgimer.edu.in : 20th October 2022
  • Fellowship/ Post doctoral Fellowship (January, 2023) application form closes : 11th November 2022
  • Correction window for Fellowship/Post Doctoral fellowship : 15 & 16 November, 2022
  • Computer Based Entrance Test for Fellowship/ Post Doctoral Fellowship courses : 02nd December 2022
  • Expected date of declaration of result : 10th December 2022
  • Expected date of Counselling for Fellowship/ Post doctoral Fellowship courses at PGI, chandigarh : 22nd December 2022

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate must have passed MD/MS from a University/ Institute recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

For Nursing fellowship (Pediatric Critical Care Nursing)

  • Candidates must have B.Sc. or Post Basic with 1 year experience in Pediatrics or M.Sc. Pediatrics on or before 31st December/30th June for January and July session respectively.

For Nursing fellowship (Neonatal Nursing)

  • Candidates must have B.Sc.Nursing/ Post Basic Nursing with 1 year clinical/teaching experience in Pediatric or M.Sc. Pediatric/Child Health Nursing on or before 31st December/30th June for January and July session respectively.
  • Must have either completed, or due to complete, two years senior residency in the concerned department on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively
  • Must be registered with Central /State Medical Registration Council or
  • Must be a registered Nurse (R.N. & R.M.) or equivalent.
  • Must be within the prescribed age limit as on 1st January/1st July for January / July session respectively as detail below:-
  • General category : 45 years
  • SC/ST candidates : 50 years
  • OBC candidates  : 48 years
  • Ex-servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECO, SSCO who have rendered or released on satisfactory assignment. : 50 years
  • Sponsored candidates from other State Governments : No age limit
  • Candidates applying for Fellowships PGI and Post Doctoral Fellowships (PDF) courses should see the Admission Notice for Fellowships PGI in various departments at the PGI website. The candidate should possess a following qualification indicated against each course listed below:

 

For Fellowships Program

  • Medical Parasitology/ Medical Parasitology : MD (Microbiology) or its equivalent from a University/ Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Brachytherapy / Radiotherapy : MD (Radiotherapy) or its equivalent from a University/ Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Apheresis Technology and Applications/ Blood Transfusion Medicine : MD (Transfusion Medicine / Pathology) or its equivalent from a University/ Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Pediatric Epilepsy/ Pediatrics : MD (Pediatrics) or its equivalent from a University/ Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Pediatric Urology/ Pediatric Surgery : M.Ch Pediatric Surgery/M.Ch Urology or its equivalent from a University/Institution recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Uveitis/ Ophthalmology : MD/MS/DNB Ophthalmology or equivalent qualification recognized by the MCI and must have completed 02 years Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Pediatric Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine (PREM)/ Pediatrics : MD Pediatric/ DNB Pediatrics and completed two years of Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Pediatric Diabetes/Pediatrics : MD Pediatrics or its equivalent degree from an University/Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years of Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Obstetric Anaesthesia and Intensive Care / Anaesthesia : MD Anaesthesia from a University/Institute duly recognized by MCI and completed two years of Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • PET Imaging/ Nuclear Medicine : MD (Nuclear Medicine) or its equivalent from a University/ Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years Senior Residency on or before on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • High Risk Pregnancy/ Obst. & Gynaecology : MS (Obst. & Gynaecology) or its equivalent from an University/ Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Pediatric Radiology / Radiodiagnosis : MD (Radiology) or its equivalent from a University/ Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Cytopathology/Cytology & Gynae Pathology : Must have completed MD/DNB (Pathology) from a university/institute recognized by the MCI on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Health Economics/Community Medicine & SPH : MD in Community Medicine from an University/Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years of Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively OR
  • (MA in economics and Ph. D) OR (MPH and PhD in relevant specialty), and completed up to two years of Senior Demonstrator on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Environmental & Occupational Health/ Community Medicine & SPH : MD in Community Medicine from an University/Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years of Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively OR
  • (MA/M.Sc in Environmental Science & PhD MPH and PhD and completed upto two years of Senior Demonstrator on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Glaucoma/Ophthalmology:  MS (Ophthalmology) or its equivalent from an University/ Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years Senior Residency on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively

 

For Post Doctoral Fellowships

  • Paediatric Neurosurgery/ Neurosurgery: M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) or its equivalent from an University/ Institute recognized by MCI and Must have completed their degree on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Lab. Immunology & Molecular Lab Hematology/ Pediatrics : MD (Pathology) or its equivalent from a University/ Institute recognized by MCI and must have completed 02 years Senior Residency in the concerned specialty of Pathology on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Pediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia & Intensive Care/ Anaesthesia :  For General candidate: DM (Cardiac Anaesthesia) or its equivalent from a University/ Institute recognized by MCI on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively. For sponsored candidates: Post M.D. Cardiac Anaesthesia.

 

For Nursing Fellowship

  • Pediatric Critical Care Nursing/ National Institute of Nursing Education (NINE) : Must be registered nurse (R.N. & R.M.) or equivalent. B.Sc. or Post Basic with 1 year experience in Pediatrics or M.Sc. Pediatrics on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.
  • Neonatal Nursing/ National Institute of Nursing Education (NINE) : Must be registered nurse (R.N. & R.M.) or equivalent. B.Sc. Nursing/Post Basic Nursing with one year clinical /teaching experience in pediatrics or M.Sc. Pediatric /Child Health Nursing on or before 31st December/30th June for January/July session respectively.

 

Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website www.pgimer.edu.in or https://cdn.digialm.com/
  • 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 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

  • 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 Exam : Online Mode (Computer Based Test)
  • Duration of Exam : 60 minutes
  • Date of Examination : 2.12.2022
  • Exam Timing :  09.00 AM to 10.00 AM for Fellowship/PDF & 09.00 AM to 11.00 AM for Nursing Fellowship
  • Number of Shifts : 01 (One)
  • Exam Centres : Chandigarh & Delhi
  • Language of Paper : English
  • Type of Question : Objective Type
  • Number of Questions : One paper of 60 MCQ (Sixty
  • Marking Scheme : Each question correctly answered in Part I & Part II will be awarded one mark, with 0.25 negative marking for wrong answers.

 

 

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

 

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