The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, located in Chandigarh, is one of the leading training, medical and educational institutes in the country. Established in 1962, the institute was founded by Tulsi Das, Santokh Singh Anand, P N Chuttani, B N Aikat, Sant Ram Dhall and Bala Krishna. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru inaugurated the hospital and named it Nehru Hospital. Since then the institute has been providing excellent healthcare and medical facilities to people across the country.
Apart from medical services, PGIMER boasts of providing training facilities in all the different medical disciplines along with the diploma, fellowships, doctoral and post-doctoral degrees. The institute offers medical, nursing and paramedical courses. Both undergraduate and postgraduate courses degrees are available for nursing and paramedical fields.
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Admission Process
The minimum qualification for admission to the MD course is having an MBBS degree from a reputable university. Apart from that, candidates have to appear for the entrance exam conducted by the institute for MD/MS courses. The questions will be based on the subjects that the students have studied in their MBBS degrees.
For DM/ M.Ch courses, students have to appear for a theory exam of one and half an hour. A similar examination will be conducted for students seeking admission in the MDS course. 22.7% of the seats are reserved for students for ST/SC category. 27% of the seats are reserved for OBC students. 5% of the seats are reserved for candidates who have worked in rural areas for an MD/MS course.
The institute is popular for offering various training courses to students. Candidates are accepted for short-term training programmes for a maximum of 6 months. Candidates deputed by WHO are also accepted by the institute. For elective training, candidates from different countries are accepted for different departments. A clearance from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and Medical Council of India, is required for this. Another unique event that is conducted by PGIMER is the Saturday talk.
In this session, students get a chance to interact with their teachers and instructors. They can exchange ideas about topics outside their curriculum such as professional behaviour and challenges in the medical profession.
|Also Known As||PGIMER|
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|Exams Conducted||PGIMER Nursing|
|Accepted Exams||College Entrance Examination|
|Popular Courses||MPH , M.Sc.|
|Total Courses||62 courses across 4 stream|