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PGIMER Syllabus

PGIMER Syllabus 2024:

Aspirants willing to appear for the entrance exam for PGIMER 2024 are advised to go through the syllabus that is set for the exam before starting their preparation. The entrance exam will mostly examine the candidate’s knowledge from the MBBS/BDS program education.

Given below are some of the important topics which the candidates should study for the PGIMER Entrance Exam: Dermatology, Applied Anatomy, Forensic Medicine, Psychiatry, Applied Physiology, Radiotherapy, Radio-diagnosis, Social and Preventive Medicine, Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology, Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Applied Biochemistry, Orthopaedics, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Internal Medicine and General Surgery.

PGIMER Syllabus 2024


Introduction to Pathology, Cell Injury, Amyloidosis and Calcification, Inflammation and Repair, Circulatory Disturbances, Growth Disturbances and Neoplasia, Immunopathology, Infectious Diseases, Miscellaneous Disorders, Cardiovascular Pathology, Respiratory Pathology, Urinary Tract Pathology, Pathology of the Gastro-Intestinal Tract, Hematopathology, Liver and Biliary Tract Pathology, Lymphoreticular System, Reproductive System, Osteopathology, Endocrine Pathology, Neuropathology


General Physiology, Nerve–Muscle, Blood, Respiratory System, Cardiovascular System, Gastrointestinal System, Nutrition, Environmental Physiology, Reproduction, Kidney, Neurophysiology, Sensory system, Motor system, Visceral and motivational system, EEG, sleep and higher nervous functions, Special Senses, Yoga

Applied Anatomy

Gross Anatomy, Osteology, Muscular System, Arthrology, Cardio Vascular System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Genito-Urinary System, Endocrine System, and Individual Endocrine Glands, Nervous System and its components, Special Sensory Organs, Lymphatic System, Surface Anatomy, Cross-Sectional Anatomy Cross-sections of thorax, abdomen, and pelvis to understand the interrelationship of organs and structures, Microanatomy.

Applied Biochemistry

Biological cell, Biomolecules, Enzymes, Metabolic pathways, their regulation, and metabolic interrelationships, Carbohydrate metabolism, metabolism of Amino acid, Lipid, TCA cycle, and biological oxidation, proteinoids. Regulation of the metabolic pathways, Food assimilation, and nutrition, Hormones, Molecular Biology, pH, Buffer, physiological buffer systems, Immunology, Environmental biochemistry, cancer and cancer makers


Introduction to Microbiology, Bacteriology, parasitology, Virology, and Mycology, Bacterial Staining and Cultivation, Common Tests for Bacterial Identification, Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Infection, Common Laboratory Methods for Diagnosis of Fungal Infections, Collection of Transport of Samples, Host-Parasite relationship. Bacterial AND Viral Genetics, Immunity to infection, Immunodiagnostic, Vaccines, Sterilization and disinfection, Bacteriology of water and air, Microorganisms associated with gastrointestinal infections (Bacteria, parasites, viruses, and fungi), Gastrointestinal infections caused by parasites.


General Pharmacology, Autonomic nervous system & Peripheral nervous system, Central nervous system, Autacoids, Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal and respiratory system, Hormones, Chemotherapy, Immunomodulators, Drug therapy of glaucoma and cataract, Treatment of poisoning

Forensic Medicine

Forensic Pathology, Clinical forensic medicine, Medical Jurisprudence, Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Sciences, General, clinical, environmental, and analytical toxicology.


Behavioral Sciences, Cognitive process, and memory Thinking and problem-solving, Intelligence: General concepts and techniques for assessment, Personality (Principles of Personality development) and objective testing of Personality, Introduction and classification of Psychiatric disorder, Aetiology of Psychiatric disorders, Drug and Alcohol dependence, Personality disorders, Counselling and psychological therapies, Psychological testing

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Basic Sciences-Normal & abnormal development, structure and function of female & male urogenital systems, endocrinology of the reproductive system, Gametogenesis, fertilization, Role of hormones in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Humoral and cellular immunology in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Physiology of normal pregnancy, diagnosis of pregnancy, Anemia in Pregnancy, Carcinoma Cervix, epidemiology, staging diagnostic procedure, treatment of Menopause and related problems, Contraception, Neonatology, and Recent Advances


Contraception, Neonatology and Recent Advances, Growth and development, Nutrition, Immunization, Infectious diseases, Hematology, Respiratory system, Gastro-Intestinal Tract, Central Nervous System. Cardiovascular system, Genito-Urinary System, Neonatology, Pediatrics Emergencies, Fluid-Electrolyte, Genetics, Behavioral Problems, Pediatrics Surgical Problems, Therapeutics.

Radiodiagnosis and Radiotherapy

Identify and diagnose all aspects of Emergency Room Radiology, Basic hazards and precautions in Radio-diagnostic practices, the basic needs of various radio-diagnostic tools in medical practice, learn about various imaging techniques, including isotopes C.T., Ultrasound, M.R.I. and D.S.A., know about radioactive isotopes and their physical properties, identify symptoms and signs of various cancers and their steps of investigations and management


Anatomy and development of the eye, Clinical methods in ophthalmology, Optics and refraction, Disease of the conjunctiva, Disease of the cornea, Disease of the sclera, Disease of the Uveal tract, lens, Glaucoma, vitreous, Retina, Vision and neuro-ophthalmology, Strabismus and Nystagmus, Disease of the lids. The disease of the lacrimal apparatus, Disease of the orbit, Ocular injuries, Basic principles of ocular therapy, Systemic ophthalmology, Community Ophthalmology, Miscellaneous Topics

Medicine Dermatology and Venereology

Common clinical disorders, drug therapeutics, diagnostic and investigative procedures. Disorders of Pigmentation, Allergic disorders, Papulosquamous disorders, Papule vesicular disorders. Leprosy, Fungal infections, Scabies, Pediculosis, STD, Malignant Skin disease.

Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, Anesthesia

Diagnose with reasonable accuracy all surgical illnesses including emergencies, Surgical knowledge of head, spine, chest abdominal, and pelvic injury, know about various surgical techniques such as venesection, tracheostomy, and endotracheal intubation, circumcision, a biopsy of surface tumors. Comprehensive diagnosis of common Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) diseases including the emergencies and malignant neoplasm of the head and neck, use of a head mirror, horoscope, and indirect laryngoscopy, possess knowledge of various ENT rehabilitative programs. Therapeutic Orthopedics, knowledge on Splinting, Manual reduction of common fractures and dislocations, recognize metabolic bone diseases. Acquire knowledge on a pre-anesthetic checkup and pre-anesthetic medications; simple general anesthetic procedures, anesthetic records, cardio-pulmonary brain resuscitation (C.P.B.R.) methods.

Social and Preventive Medicine

History of Public Health, Concepts in Public Health, Epidemiology and Research Methodology, Epidemiology of Specific Diseases, Entomology, Biostatistics, Health planning and Public Health Administration, Nutrition, Environmental Health, Demography, Mental Health and Education Technology, Environmental Sanitation, Demography, and Family Planning, Mental Health, Recent Advancements in Public Health and Miscellaneous topics, Sociology, Schol, Occupational, Urban Health

PGIMER Syllabus

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PGIMER 2024 Preparation Books


Book Name

Author and Publisher

Dental Entrance exam

Target MDS PGI (A complete Review of PGIMER Postgraduate Dental Entrance Examination), "2015-2006" (First Edition,2016) Paperback – 2016

Authors: 1. Mohit Gautam 2. Gaurav Anand Publisher: Saurabh Medical Publishers


Postgraduate Urology Entrance Review (PGIMER): Fully Solved Question Papers 2015-2001 (PGMEE) Paperback

Author: Yogesh Rameshrao Barapatre Publishers: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers

All Subjects – PGIMER exam previous year solved question papers

XPRESS PGI May 2015 With Explanatory Answers (PGI Chandigarh PG Entrance Exams) Paperback – 2015

Author: Ranjith AR Publisher: Kalam Books

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