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PGIMER Exam, Chandigarh

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Entrance Examination is conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. The purpose of this exam is to enroll the candidates in various MD/MS, DM/MCH, and MDS courses. The PGIMER Exam 2024 is conducted twice a year at the National Level. The entrance exam is conducted once in January and the other is in the month of July. The aspirants who want to appear for the PGIMER exam must have to fill out the application form on time.


Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research offers so many career opportunities that medical students consider necessary for their career growth. PGIMER career option includes:

  • PGIMER Ophthalmologist
  • Research Scientist DPD Biopharmaceutics
  • Medical Officer
  • Laboratory Executive

New changes Introduced in PGIMER:

PGIMER, Chandigarh has introduced several new changes in the PGIMER Exam 2024. All the changes are given below. Have a look.

  • The Exam Authority has released the exam dates along with its official notification.
  • The PGIMER Exam 2024 will now be conducted through the online CBT mode. Before 2024, the PGIMER entrance exam was conducted offline mode.
  • There is an increment in the fee of application of the PGIMER, Chandigarh. The fee for the reserved category candidates is INR 1200 and the other category registration fee is INR 1500.
  • The mode of the registration fee has also changed from offline mode to online mode. Now, aspirants can pay the fee by debit/ credit card/ net banking method.


PGIMER Entrance Exam 2024: Highlights

Conducting Body

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research

Course Offered

DM, M.Ch, MHA, Ph.D., House-Job, M.Sc/M.Sc (MLT), MD/MS

Mode of Exam


Medium of Exam


Duration of Exam

180 minutes

PGIMER Official Website

PGIMER Exam 2024: Important Dates

Starting of Online Registration Date

January 31, 2024

Closing date of Applications Submission

March 7, 2024

Admit Card Issue date

Not Available

PGIMER Exam Date

Not Available

Declaration of Result

Not Available

1st Counselling

2nd week of May

2nd Counselling

3rd week of May

3rd Counselling

1st week of June

PGIMER Application Form:

One of the most important processes for the candidates to get selected for the topmost college in India is to fill out the PGIMER Registration Form. The PGIMER Online Registration incorporates the general information of the candidates along with their course choices and their preferences that will be recorded in their PGIMER result and based on that details admission will take place. The PGI Exam Application form generally starts in the month of October and ends in the month of November. There is a PGIMER Application Fee that the candidates have to submit at the time of filling out the PGIMER Application Form.

PGIMER Admit Card:

The PGIMER hall ticket is released in the month of November once the application process is successfully completed and has ended. It is very crucial for the candidates to get their PGI Exam Admit Card on time. On a serious note, the candidates without their PGIMER Exam Admit Card will not be allowed to enter and appear for the exam. The PGIMER Hall Ticket conveys the important guidelines as well as some of the basic information regarding the candidate. The candidates can get their PGIMER Admit Card online from the official website of PGIMER.

PGIMER Exam Syllabus:

The PGIMER Syllabus is released on the official website of PGIMER and candidates can download it from there. The PGIMER Entrance Exam Syllabus incorporates various subjects that the candidates have studied in their classes 11th and 12th. The PGIMER syllabus is available in Pdf format for the candidates on the official website of PGIMER. To get the PGIMER Syllabus, candidates can download it in an easy manner from the official web portal of PGIMER. Aspirants can come across the PGIMER syllabus before they prepare for the PGIMER Exam to ensure that they cover all the topics and subjects and also to plan their study accordingly.

PGIMER Exam Result:

The PGI Result is released on the official website of PGIMER in the month of December. All the candidates can get official notifications related to the results on the website of PGIMER. To check the PGIMER Result, candidates have to visit the PGIMER official website and then, do the login by the application id which was provided to them at the time of filling the PGIMER Exam Application Form.

Eligibility Criteria of PGIMER, Chandigarh

PGIMER Eligibility Criteria for DM/M.CH:



General category

40 Years

OBC candidates

42 Years

SC/ST candidates, Ex-Servicemen, and Commissioned Officers including ECO, SSCO who have rendered or released on satisfactory assignment

45 Years

Deputed/Sponsored candidates

No age limit

Eligibility Criteria For PGIMER DM Courses:



Addiction Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

MD Psychiatry or equivalent


Cardiac Anesthesia

MD Anesthesiology or equivalent


MD Medicine, MD Pediatrics or equivalent

Clinical Hematology

Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology

Clinical Pharmacology

MD Medicine or equivalent

MD Pharmacology or equivalent


MD Medicine, MD Pediatrics or equivalent


MD Medicine or equivalent

Pediatric Gastroenterology

MD Pediatrics


MD Pathology or equivalent


MD Medicine, MD Pediatrics or equivalent


MD Pathology or equivalent


MD Medicine, MD Pediatrics or equivalent


MD Medicine, MD Pediatrics or equivalent

Pediatric Neonatology

Pediatric Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology

Pediatrics Critical Care

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Pulmonology

Medical Genetics and Metabolic Disorders

MD Pediatrics or equivalent




MD Anesthesiology or equivalent

Neuro-imaging and Interventional Neuroradiology

MD Radiology or equivalent


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

MD Medicine/Pediatrics/Tuberculosis & Chest/Respiratory Diseases/Thoracic Medicine/ Pulmonary Medicine or equivalent

Trauma Anaesthesia & Acute Care

Pediatric Anaesthesia & Intensive Care

MD Anaesthesia or equivalent


Intensive Care

MD in Anaesthesia, MD in Internal Medicine or equivalent

Eligibility Criteria For M.CH Courses in PGIMER, Chandigarh:



Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery


Pediatrics Surgery

MS Surgery or equivalent



Plastic Surgery

MS Surgery, MS ENT, MS Orthopedics or equivalent

Surgical Gastroenterology


MS Surgery or equivalent


Vetro-retinal surgery

MD/MS Ophthalmology or equivalent

Head & Neck Surgery

MS ENT or MS General Surgery or equivalent

Renal Transplant Surgery

MS General Surgery or equivalent

Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery

MD/MS Ophthalmology or equivalent

PGIMER Entrance Exam 2024- Quick Highlights
PGIMER Entrance Exam Application Form
PGIMER Entrance Exam Dates
PGIMER Entrance Exam Pattern
PGIMER Entrance Exam Syllabus
PGIMER Entrance Exam Admit Card
PGIMER Entrance Exam Answer Key
PGIMER Entrance Exam Result

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