PGIMER 2023: Admission, Date, Pattern, Syllabus, Books, Fees etc

PGIMER Notification
PGIMER Notification

PGIMER 2023 Exam Dates for 6 year course (INI CET) has been released on 05th September 2022. It is conducted by Postgraduate Institute Of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh. Application Correction for DM/ M.CH can be done from 30th September to 03rd October 2022. Admission in 6 years MD/ MS courses can be done based on Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test (INI-CET). It is a national level entrance test which will be organised by AIIMS, New Delhi. The examination is organised to offer admission in 6 years MD/ MS and MD/ MCH & DM Hospital Administrative course. Here we are providing details regarding dates, result, counselling and much more regarding PGIMER 2023.

Candidates can apply for admission in these courses online at PGIMER is a University level exam conducted twice a year for select candidates for admission in those courses. Each course has its own set of admission criteria however, the qualifying entrance exam is the common criteria.

    PGIMER 2023 Entrance Exam

    This article will help you to know about various parameters associated with PGIMER 2021 Exam like Application Process, Fees, How to Apply, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Participating Institutes and Exam Centres. Students who want to apply for the entrance are hereby notified to check this complete article carefully.


    Full Exam NamePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Entrance Exam
    Short Exam NamePGIMER Entrance Exam
    Conducting BodyPGIMER Chandigarh
    Frequency of Conduct2 times a year
    Exam LevelNational Level Exam
    Mode of ApplicationOnline
    Application Fee (General)Rs. 1500 for General/ OBC/OCI/NRI [Online]Rs. 1200 for SC/ST category [Online]
    Mode of ExamOnline
    Mode of CounsellingOffline
    Participating College1
    Exam Duration3 Hours
    Number of SeatsMD/MS-207

    Important Dates 2023

    MD/MS 2023 INI CET Sessions Important Dates (Announced)

    EventsJan SessionJuly Session
    INI CET Application availability5th September 20221st week of March 2023
    Last date to apply26th September 20223rd week of April 2023
    Status of Basic Registration & last date to correct rejected Images30th September till 3rd October 2022
    Final Status of Accepted Basic Registration6th October 2022
    Admit Card Uploading date7th November 2022
    INI CET 2023 Exam Date13th November 20227th May 2023
    Result declaration19th November 2022
    Starting of Counselling10th December 2022

    DM/M.Ch 2023 INI SS Sessions Important Dates (Announced)

    EventsJan SessionJuly Session
    Online registration starts29th September 20223rd week of March 2023
    Registration ends till17th October 2022Last week of March 2023
    Uploading of Application status21st October 20221st week of April 2023
    Documents submission25th October 2022April 2023
    Release of Admit card31st October 20222nd/ 3rd week of April 2023
    INI SS 2023 Exam Date6th November 20223rd/4th week of April 2023
    Result (for all INIs)11th November 2022May 2023
    Result Stage 1 (for AIIMS applicants only)January 2023May 2023
    Departmental Assessment (only for AIIMS applicants)January/ February 2023May/ June 2023
    Final Result declarationFebruary 2023June 2023

    Why Choose PGIMER?

    Before we go in deep, let us have a look at some of the salient features of PGIMER which will give the answer to the question Why to choose PGIMER Entrance Exam.

    • PGIMER 2023 conducted by Postgraduate Institute Of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh. 
    • PGIMER 2023 is a University level exam which is conducted two times in a year.
    • After Clear PGIMER 2023, students will able to take admission in PG courses like MD, MS, etc in January and July session.

    So, if you have already made your mind to be a part of it, then the very first thing you have to do is to read this article carefully. You will find all the detailed information about PGIMER Admission Test 2023. Let us first have a brief look at the Eligibility Criteria and Exam Pattern of Postgraduate Institute Of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh entrance exam 2023.

    Eligibility Criteria

    Admission Seekers are advised to read the full detail information on PGIMER 2023 Eligibility criteria to check whether they are eligible or Not. Once going through all the necessary requirements, a candidate can apply for the Entrance. The eligibility conditions of PGIMER 2023 is given below:


    Admission Seekers should be a citizen of India NRI & OCI candidates can also apply.

    Qualification Criteria:

    • Qualifying Exam:  The Admission Seekers must have the MBBS or equivalent Degree For MD/MS courses, recognized by the Medical Council of India.

    Exam Pattern

    PGIMER Admission 2023 Exam Pattern – The exam pattern specifies about various aspects of the entrance exam like marking scheme, type of questions, time duration, the total number of questions, subjects, sections, etc.

    Questions will be as follows: –

    • Mode of the Examination: The PGIMER 2023 Exam will be conducted in online mode. The examination will be conducted in a computer-based.
    • Duration of the examination: The PGIMER 2023 entrance test will be conducted for a duration of 3 hours (180 minutes).
    • Number of questions: The exam will consist of a total of 250 questions from 20 different subjects
    • Type of questions: All questions will be multiple-choice questions with 5 options each. These questions can be both Single Best Answer type or Multiple Answer type. Hence a candidate can mark multiple responses for a question in PGIMER 2023.
    • Negative mark: There will be negative marking for the wrong answers.


    PGIMER Entrance exam 2023 is an online objective (Computer-based) test. PGIMER 2023 Syllabus will be based on the MBBS Syllabus prescribed by the authority. Candidates can check various subjects from below. One Should read given blow syllabus details.

    S.I NoSubjectsNo. of Questions
    1Applied Anatomy6
    2Applied Biochemistry12
    3Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology10
    4Applied Physiology6
    8Forensic Medicine6
    9Social and Preventive Medicine7
    10Internal Medicine36
    15Obstetrics and Gynaecology20
    17General Surgery36

    Admission Form

    One should follow these simple steps to apply for the PGIMER 2023 Admission form.

    • One has to visit the official website of PGIMER 2023 (Click here).
    • Click on the apply online or register
    • Fill the personal details carefully.
    • After Filling the personal detail, one has to select the subject for which He/She is applying.
    • Upload the photo and signature in the prescribed format.
    • Pay the application fee online.
    • Save the Application form for future use.

    Application Fees

    Category-wise Application Fees for the PGIMER Application form 2023 is mentioned below-

    Application Fees

    Category of applicantMD/MS, House JobDM / M.Ch
    GeneralRs 1500Rs 1500
    SC/STRs 1200Rs 1500

    Mode of Payment

    • Debit/Credit
    • Online Banking
    • Net Banking

    Important Note:

    • Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance.
    • Staff candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee and intimation charges.
    • Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

    Admit Card

    The admit card for the PGIMER 2023 July Session will soon be released on the official website.

    The Admit Card or commonly known as Call Later can be download from the official website. The admit card is the mandatory document to carry during the Exam hall at the time of written examination. If a candidate fails to show His/Her PGIMER 2021 Admit Card at the time of the written exam, then he/she shall not be allowed to appear for the test. You can follow these steps to Download Admit card for PGIMER 2023 Entrance examination.


    PGIMER Result will be declared in July 2023. The result will release online on the website. Students can check their results by entering their roll number and other required details are given below.

    Admission Seekers need to follow the below given important Steps for PGIMER 2023 

    • Go to the official website of PGIMER
    • Click on “PGIMER Result” tab/link mentioned on the official website.
    • Enter any two details from – Roll number, date of birth and application number.
    • Click on Submit button.
    • View result and download PGIMER Scorecard.


    After the declaration of the result, the counselling will be started through offline mode. The Counselling will commence forthwith. It will be conducted in three rounds. Aspirants have to go through Biometric fingerprint and image verification before appearing for counselling. Aspirants have to produce their original documents at the time of the counselling process. Candidate’s documents will be verified during counselling. The seat will be allotted to the candidates on the basis of the merit list.

    Nessecery Documents Required For Counselling

    • Printout of PGIMER Application Form 2023
    • PGIMER Admit Card 2023
    • 10th& 12thMark Sheets
    • 10th& 12thPassing Certificate
    • Original degrees of qualifying MBBS or provisional mark sheet
    • Age Proof Certificate
    • Category Certificate
    • Aadhar Card for selected category candidates
    • Internship certificate
    • Residence Certificate
    • Six Passport Size Photograph
    • ID proof with photograph (same as used during registration)

     Answer Key

    After a few days of the exam, the student can check the PGIMER Answer key. It will conduct online mode, the official portal of authority candidates can check out answer key of PGIMER. This will show their performance and according to that candidates can prepare for further steps.

      There are given some major detail of PGIMER

    • The answer key will contain the correct answers to the questions asked in the PGIMER
    • PGIMER answer key will be published within a week after the examination.
    • Students can get the answer key via online mode through the website.
    • Through the answer key, candidates can have an idea about their performance in the examination.

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    Contact Details

    AddressPGIMER, Sector-12, Chandigarh  160 012, India
    PhoneEPBAX: 0091-172-2747585,2747586,2755450
    Fax0091-172-2744401, 2745078
    Email[email protected]