Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) MD/MS Entrance Examination 2013
PGIMER MD/MS Entrance Exam 2012 Date: 27th May, 2012 (Sunday)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh MD MS Admission 2013
PGIMER MD/MS Entrance Exam 2012 Important Dates:
i. Last date for receipt of Application: 11.04.2012 upto 4.00 PM
ii. MD/MS Entrance Examination: 27.05.2012 at 08:00 A.M.
iii. Declaration of Result: 28.05.2012 at 09:00 P.M.
iv. Ist Counselling: 09.06.2012 at 12:00 Noon
v. 2nd Counselling: 10.07.2012 at 03:00 P.M.
vi. 3rd Counselling: 20.07.2012 at 03:00 P.M.
Procedure for Apply:
Before applying, the candidates are advised to go through the admission notice published in the press and the instructions given therein carefully. Fill in the application form in accordance with the instructions given in this prospectus and the admission notice. Please ensure that no column is left blank. Incomplete applications will not be considered and no correspondence will be entertained.
a) Application for admission to the course is required to be submitted on the prescribed form enclosed with this prospectus.
b) The application, complete in all respects accompanied with all the relevant documents should reach the Registrar, PGI, Sector-12, Chandigarh on or before the closing date. The applications received after the closing date will not be considered and no correspondence will be entertained.
c) The fact that an application form has been dispatched on a certain date will not be accepted as an excuse for the late submission of the application. The dispatch of the application form does not ipso-facto make the receiver eligible for admission to the selection test.
d) Application on forms other than those prescribed for the purpose will not be entertained.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT FOR MD/MS/MHA COURSES:
To be eligible for admission to MD/MS/MHA course a candidate must possess the following qualifications;
a) MBBS passed or its equivalent qualification from a University/ Institute recognized by Medical Council of India.
b) Must have either completed or due to complete one year internship (rotatory housemanship) training by 30th June/31st December for July and January session respectively.
c) Must be registered with Central /State Medical Registration Council.
Method of Selection: (For MD/MS Courses)
The procedure for selection of candidates will be as under:
a) Candidate will be called for the selection of MD/MS courses based on a theory paper carrying 100 marks consisting of 250 multiple choice question (MCQs) with five alternative each and single/ multiple correct responses: Negative marks will be given for incorrect responses marked. Duration of the examination is three hours. No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall before 1 ½ hours. The number of questions in each subject studied by the candidates during MBBS is appended below:
Applied Anatomy - 6, Applied Biochemistry-12, Immunogenetic & Molecular Biology-10, Applied Physiology-6, Pathology - 15, Pharmacology - 12, Microbiology - 12, Forensic Medicine - 6, Social & Preventive Medicine-7, Medicine-36, Paediatrics-12, Dermatology-6, Psychiatry-6. Radiodiagnosis-6, Radiotherapy-6, Surgery-36, ENT-10, Orthopaedic Surgery-10, Ophthalmology-10, Anaesthesia-6, Obst. & Gynaecology-20.
b) Merit list based on the percentile obtained by the candidates in the theory examination will be prepared for each category of candidates. Candidates of various categories who secure percentile in the theory as mentioned against each category will qualify for admission:
Open (General) and Sponsored/Deputed: 55th percentile
OBC, OPH, SC/ST, Rural Area & Foreign Nationals: 50th percentile
Bhutanese Nationals: 45th percentile
c) Candidates are requested to attend the interview strictly in order of merit in the respective merits lists as the marks obtained by them in the theory examination. The number of candidates to be called for the interview will be three times the total number of seats to be filled in each category of candidates, provided the candidates fulfill the cut off points mentioned above. The selection will be finalized only after the candidates are interviewed by the Selection Committee. The Interview with the Selection Committee is mandatory. A candidate who is absent at the time of interview will not be considered for admission. However he/she is eligible to appear in 2nd/3rd counselling. The interview with the Selection Committee does not carry any marks. There will not be any clinical/practical examination.
d) The reserved categories are also eligible to compete under the general category seats (open category).
Thus, in addition to category wise list, a combined General Category merit list of all the candidates will also be prepared.
e) In exceptional circumstances, if a candidate reports for counselling after his/her turn, he/she will be considered for admission only against the subject available at that time.
RESERVATION OF SEATS:
1) SC/ST Category: The seats for MD/MS, House Job (Oral Health Sciences), MDS, MHA courses are reserved for the candidates belonging to Schedule Castes / Tribes and other category of candidates, as per Govt. instructions provided candidates fulfill the minimum admission requirements prescribed by the Institute for the purpose. The candidate belonging to Scheduled Castes / Tribes are required to furnish certificate from the District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Collector /1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Taluka Magistrate/Executive Magistrate/Extra Assistant Chief Presidency Magistrate/Presidency Magistrate, Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar, Sub Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and or his family normally resides, Administrator/ Secretary to Administrator/ Development Officer (Lakshdweep Islands) in support of their claims. The candidates must supply a Hindi / English Translation of their caste certificate along with the application. Not below the rank of 1st class Stipendiary magistrate.
2) Rural Area (MD/MS COURSES):
5% seats in MD/MS course are reserved for the candidates who have actually worked/working or have carried practice in rural area for a minimum of 2 years. The 30th June and 31st December for July and January session respectively as the last date for completion of Rural services A candidate applying under this category is required to furnish a certificate from the District Magistrate concerned in support of the claim.
According to the orders of the Government of India, the term rural area includes “a village, a primary health center, a town with less than 5000 population and without a Municipal area”. The certificate to be furnished by the candidates should certify that he/she served or is actually serving or has carried on private practice in a village, primary health center, or town with less than 5000 population and without Municipal area.
3) Orthopaedic physically handicapped candidates:
a) 3% seats are reserved for Orthopaedic Physically Handicapped persons.
b) Minimum cut off marks for entrance examination for Orthopaedic Handicapped candidate will be as under:
General: 50th percentile
OBC/SC/ST: 50th percentile
(4) OBC CANDIDATES:
1. Reservation for OBC is made as per notification of Government of India issued vide OM No. 11015/1/2006- ME P-1 dated 24th April, 2008.
2. Minimum cut off marks for entrance examination in OBC category will be 50th percentile.
3. Only the OBC certificate issued by the District Magistrate/ Deputy Commissioner etc. will be recognized.
FOREIGN NATIONALS: The Foreign candidates are required to route their application through the Govt. of India Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi. All foreign nationals will have to take prior permission from the Medical Council of India before applying for Post Graduate Courses in the Institute as per Instruction of MCI issued vide No. MCI-202(1) (Gen) Regn-2010/45277 dated 9-12-2010. An advance copy must be submitted at PGIMER Chandigarh before last date of receipt of applications, However applications of such candidates will be processed after receipt of the same through Diplomatic Channels. They are also required to appear in the entrance examination alongwith other candidates. Separate merit list of the Foreign Nationals will be prepared within their own group. There will be a separate merit list for Bhutanease nationals applying for MD/MS courses apart from foreign national seats. The selection of candidates will be made on merit based on their performance in the entrance examination. In the event of selection, the candidates have to apply for temporary registration with the Medical Council of India for the duration of Postgraduate study. However, for D.M./M.Ch. Courses, there will be no separate reservation for foreign students under deputed /sponsored category.
DURATION: (MD/MS Course) 3 academic years
CLOSING OF ADMISSION: Admission to all courses i.e. DM/M.Ch/MD/MS/MHA/MDS/House Job (Oral Health Sciences) PhD will close on 31st July and 31st January for July and January session respectively.
FIRST COUNSELING / INTERVIEW (MD/MS COURSES): First Counseling/Interview for the MD/MS courses will be held on Saturday the 09th June, 2012 at 12.00 Noon, in Bhargava Auditorium of this Institute.
2ND COUNSELLING (MD/MS COURSES): Unfilled seats of MD/MS courses; will be offered to all the candidates category wise as per their merit obtained in the entrance examination. Interested candidates are required to be physically present at the second counseling to be held on Tuesday, the 10th July, 2012 at 03.00 P.M. in Lecture Theatre No.1.
The candidate who does not get the subject of his/her choice in first counseling can also attend the 2nd counseling to get the subject of his/her choice. No penalty will be charged from the candidate who will be selected in another subject after resigning from the subject in which he/she joined in the first counseling.
Surrender of the seat obtained in first/second counseling will not make any claim regarding pay and leave etc for that period.
No TA/DA will be paid for this purpose and no separate communication will be sent in this regard.
3RD COUNSELLING (MD/MS COURSES): If still any seat left vacant, it will be offered to the candidates physically present in the Lecture Theatre No. 1 of this Institute on Friday, 20th July, 2012 at 03.00 P.M. in Lecture Theatre No.1 strictly according to the merit obtained by the candidates in the Entrance Examination.
Note: No TA/DA will be paid for this purpose. No separate communication will be sent in this regard.
i. The candidates will fill his application form available on the PGIMER website and will also take out a print of Challan form (triplicate) and application form and deposit the application fee in any State Bank of India branches all over the country. Those candidates who have SBI account can also pay their fee through i-collect service of SBI. In that case the INB reference No. will be generated and the same will be mentioned instead of Challan No. as reflected in the application form. The Challan form is needed to be filled up in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh (Examination) in the Power Jyoti Account No. 32211613319 and those candidates who have SBI account can also pay their fee through i-collect service of SBI. They must retain a copy of Challan with to them and another copy of Challan deposited with the bank is to be attached with the application form sent to the Registrar PGI, Chandigarh on or before 11.04.2012 upto 4.00 PM.
ii. The applications complete in all respects, must reach The Registrar PGIMER, Chandigarh either by post or by personal delivery at the counter on or before the closing date. The application may preferably be sent by registered post. For the convenience of the candidates, the closing date for the receipt of applications has been mentioned on the application form. The counter for receipt of applications to be delivered personally will close at 2.00 PM on the closing date and no application will be received thereafter. The Institute will not be responsible if applications are delivered to any other quarters.
iii. Application Fee for MD/MS, MDS/House Job/MHA, For General OBC, OPH: Rs.1000/-
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