PGIMER Chandigarh: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

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Ishani Mishra Updated on Jan 2, 2023 by Ishani Mishra
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PGIMER Chandigarh Overview

PGIMER or Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh was established in 1962 and currently comes under the administrative control of the union territory of Chandigarh. PGIMER offers admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses in medical sciences. The admissions to BSc, MD, MS, DM, M.Ch, MDS, PhD, Post MD Certificate, and BPhT courses are made based on merit and the INI CET entrance test conducted by the university. The PhD admissions are closed now.

PGIMER Chandigarh Latest Updates

  • Januaray 02, 2023: PGIMER to conduct 6th Advanced Training Programme in Experimental Behavioral Neurosciences
  • December 26, 2022: The counselling session for PhD admission January 2023 is on December 30, 2022.

PGIMER or PGI Chandigarh is a UGC-recognised institute. PGIMER is certified by the Medical Council of India [MCI] and the Indian Nursing Council [INC]. PGIMER offers 24 postgraduate courses, 40 super speciality courses, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) courses in all medical and non-medical disciplines, and 24 paramedical undergraduate and postgraduate courses. PGIMER is known for its excellent medical services and an OPD and emergency capacity of over 2000 patients.

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PGIMER Quick Insights

PGIMER has highly trained doctors as well as professors who generate and attain self-sufficiency in postgraduate medical education and meet the country's need for highly qualified medical specialists and mentors. The key points related to PGI Chandigarh are listed below.

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research PGIMER

Type of University

Public

Year of Establishment

1962

Approvals

UGC, MCI, INC

Facilities

Hospital, Research Center, Library, Hostel, Laboratories, and Departments

Programs Offered

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Campus Area

277 acres

Location

Chandigarh, India

Official Website

www.pgimer.edu.in

PGIMER Admission Dates 2022

PGIMER accepts admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses based on the INI CET scores. The important dates about the same are given below.

Event Important Date
INI SS July 2022 Registration March 16,2022 to March 30, 2022
INI CET July 2022 March 7, 2022
MS/MS Course Exam Date May 8, 2022
DM/MCH and MD Exam Date April 23, 2022

PGIMER Ranking

PGIMER Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh is nationally acclaimed; PGIMER ranked 2nd in the medical category in NIRF Rankings 2022.

  • PGIMER ranked 2nd for medical in NIRF Rankings 2021.
  • PGIMER ranked 2nd for medical in NIRF Rankings 2020.
  • PGIMER ranked 2nd for medical in NIRF Rankings 2019.

PGIMER Courses

PGIMER Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh offers 24 postgraduate courses, 40 super speciality courses, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) courses in all medical and non-medical disciplines, and 24 paramedical undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The details about these courses are listed below.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
BSc 4 years INI CET Score
MSc 3 years INI CET Score
MD 3 years INI CET Score
MHA 2 years INI CET Score
MS 3 years INI CET Score
MPH 2 years INI CET Score
DM 3 years INI CET Score
MCH 3 years INI CET Score
PhD 3 years INI CET Score

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PGIMER Fee Details

The fee is submitted both online and offline. The fee-related details of PGIMER courses are mentioned below.

Course Total Tuition Fee
MD INR 5240
MS INR 5240
PhD INR 7410
MDS INR 26,110
DM INR 7110

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PGIMER Departments

PGIMER Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh has 29 departments that facilitate academic, medical and training activities at the institute. Some of these departments are mentioned below.

Anasthesia Anatomy Biochemistry Biophysics
Biostatistics Cardiology Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Community Medicine and School of Public Health
Cytology and Gynecological Pathology Dermatology Venereology and Leprology Dietitics Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology
Forensic Medicine Department Gastroenterology General Surgery Hematology
Hepatology Immunopathology Internal Medicine Medical Microbiology
Nephrology Neurology OBS and Gynaecology Opthalmology
Orthopaedics Pediatric Medicine Pharmacology Otolaryngology

PGIMER Admission

PGIMER Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh offers admission to BSc, MSc, MD/MS, DM, MCH, MPH and PhD based on INI CET scores. The admissions are conducted twice a year for admissions to the January and July batches. The applications are submitted online, and a computer-based test is conducted nationwide in various significant cities. The final merit list is published based on student intake.

PGIMER Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must meet the eligibility criteria to be intimated for the counselling process to complete the PGIMER admission process. The eligibility criteria for a few courses is mentioned below.

MD/ MS Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have passed his/ her MBBS degree or its equivalent qualification recognized by MCI.
  • The candidates should qualify INI CET or NEET-PG

MDS Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have qualified BDS with an aggregate of 55%.
  • The candidates should qualify for INI CET or NEET-PG

M.Sc [Nursing] Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have passed B.Sc in Nursing.
  • The candidate should have two years of work experience
  • A valid INI CET score.

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Why choose PGIMER?

PGIMER Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh was established in 1962. PGIMER is UGC-recognised and approved by MCI and INC. The campus is spread over 277 acres and has 29 speciality departments. PGIMER was ranked 2 in the medical category in NIRF Rankings 2022.

PGIMER Academic Advantages 

  • PGIMER offers 24 postgraduate courses, 40 super speciality courses, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) courses in all medical and non-medical disciplines, and 24 paramedical undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
  • State-of-the-art facilities for speciality studies in various departments, including paediatrics, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, cardiology, neurology and others.
  • Advanced laboratories and care centres that provide the best medical care.
  • PGIMER offers affordable education
  • Students if PGIMER get absorbed by various top national and international institutes.

PGIMER Cutoff

PGIMER INI CETcutoff for 2022 has been released. The cutoff is based on student intake, average scores and past year records. The cutoffs are published online, and students are advised to check the official website.

PGIMER INI CET Cutoff 2022 (Round 2)

Specialization Closing rank
General Surgery 6982
Obstetrics & Gynaecology 134
Ophthalmology 240
Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care 5864

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PGIMER Result

PGIMER PGI Chandigarh publishes all its results online on the official website. No students are notified via mail or any other source of communication. The MD/MS results and INI CET results are also available online.

PGIMER Infrastructure

PGIMER is spread across 277 acres and has a fully developed and functional campus. PGI Chandigarh has a residential campus and provides all basic amenities. The Nehru Hospital is a 1400 bedded facility available within the campus. All 29 departments have functional and well-equipped buildings. Some facilities available at PGI Chandigarh are.

  • Dr Tulsi Das Library
  • Hospital
  • Laboratories
  • Research Centre
  • Canteen
  • Auditorium
  • Seminar Halls
  • Hostels

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PGIMER Placements

PGIMER offers quality placements. Top hospitals absorb most students from the institute and offer decent packages. According to the report submitted to NIRF, in 2022 out of 285 students 175 got placed. In 2022, 

  • The highest package offered was INR 15 LPA.
  • The median package offered was INR 7.53 LPA.

PGIMER Scholarship

PGIMER Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh does not offer any scholarships. However, fellowships are awarded to students. The details about the fellowship are mentioned below.

Scholarship/Fellowship Description
PGIMER Fellowship PGIMER offers admission to Post Doctoral Fellowship Programs like Fellowship in Allergy, Asthma Immunology (FAAI) and Global Allergy Program (GAP) courses. The amount ranges from INR 34,000 to INR 35,000. 

PGIMER Collaboration

PGIMER collaborated with various national and international institutes for research and development purposes. PGI Chandigarh collaborations help the students and teachers to expand their learning and portfolios. Some of these are.

International Collaboration

Country Partnering Institutes
Switzerland World Psychiatric Association

National Collaborations

  • IIT Mandi
  • Haryana Health Department
  • Punjab Engineering College
  • Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN), Delhi

PGIMER Faculty

PGIMER or PGI Chandigarh, has a strength of over 500 teachers. PGIMER offers emeritus honour to the retired faculties and has a concept of guest/visiting faculties. Dr Palvannan Sivalingam, Deputy Director of Anesthesia (Research), Department of Anaesthetics, Princess Alexandra Hospital,  Brisbane, Australia, is a prominent visiting faculty at the institute. Some other notable faculty are.

  • Prof Digambar Behera, Padma Shri awardee(Head, Pulmonary Medicine)
  • Dr Somya Saxena (Associate Professor, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine) 
  • Dr Vishal Kumar (Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics) was awarded the faculty of surgical trainers fellowship by The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.

PGIMER Alumni

PGIMER has a PGI Chandigarh Alumni Association, which manages all alumni-related activities for the institute. PGICAA has an online portal where PGIMER graduates can register themselves on the portal. Some notable alumni of the institute are.

Notable Alumni Profession
Dr Jagat Ram Former Director of the PGIMER, and Padma Shri Ophthalmologist
Dr Goverdhan Dutt Puri Indian Anesthesiologist, consultant
Prof Sunil Dogra Professor in the Department of Dermatology, PGIMER,
Dr Dheeraj Khurrana Department of Neurology

PGIMER Chandigarh Highlights

Institution Type Public
Year of Establishment 1962
Campus Area 277 acres

PGIMER Chandigarh Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
2 Medical

Exams Accepted by PGIMER Chandigarh

FAQs

What is the full form of PGIMER, Chandigarh?

PGIMER stands for Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.

What is the fee of MBBS at PGIMER?

The total tuition fee is INR 6440.

Is PGIMER, Chandigarh is a government hospital?

Yes, PGIMER, Chandigarh is a government hospital.

What are the exams accepted at PGIMER?

PGI Chandigarh accepts scores of INI CET, and NEET UG/PG.

What are the departments available at PGIMER?

The available departments include paediatrics, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, cardiology, neurology, psychiatry, nephrology, immunopathology, general surgery and many others.

PGIMER Chandigarh Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

2.9

Based on 1 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

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Component Rating (Out of 5)

Academics & Faculty

2.5

International Exposure

2.5

Fees and Scholarship

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Placements & Internships

3

College Infrastructure

3.5

Samiya | , batch of 1987

Reviewed on Jan 01, 1970

  • 2.8
  • Academics & Faculty 2.5
  • International Exposure 2.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3
  • Placements & Internships 3
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
Academics & Faculty Faculty is good and well versed in their subject though the interaction is a little less also individual attention is very limited International Exposure No considerable international exposure, college has excellent connections in india but no collaboration with foreign universities
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