PGIMER DM MCh MHA 2018 – As per reference to the Admission Notice Number 118/2017 released by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, the institute is going to conduct the PGIMER 2018 university level entrance exam in pen and paper mode. It is meant to allow candidates take admission to DM/MCh & MHA courses. Exam aspirants will undergo Theory based exam (Stage-I) and Practical based exam (Stage-II). While theory paper will take place on 17 December 2017, the practical exam will take place on 19 December 2017. The entire admission process is a 3 staged process. The 03rd and final stage is Counselling/ Interview process.

LatestApplication form of PGIMER DM M.Ch MHA 2018 January session is available.


Candidates awaiting the PGIMER 2018 would be glad to know that your wait is over. The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh has announced the fresh schedule for online application procurement and everything related to the most awaited event. So here it is. Take a look at the schedule.

Events Dates
Online application form start date 14 Oct 2017
Last date of submission of online application form and generation of Challan 13 Nov 2017
Last date of depositing the fee in the bank 17 Nov 2017
Admit card issue dates 02nd week of Dec 2017
Date of DM/ M.Ch/ MHA (theory exam) 17 Dec 2017 at 10:00 AM (Sunday)
Result declaration dates 18 Dec 2018 at 09:00 AM (Monday)
Date and time of Clinical/ Practical Exam 19 Dec 2017 at 10:00 AM (Tuesday)
Date and time of Counselling/ Interview 20 Dec 2017 at 02:30 PM (Wednesday)
Academic session to start from 01 Jan 2018

The online application portal is The applications to be submitted in Online mode will start from 14 October 2017 and shall end by 13 November 2017. The application form filling has s steps included in it. Step-1 Online Registration Form, Step-2 Contact Information, Step-3 Educational Information, Step-4 Other Information, Step- 5 Upload Documents Step-6 Print Application Form.

PGIMER DM MCh MHA 2018 Application Form

The application fee for DM/ M.Ch course is Rs. 1000/- while for MHA course, application fee is Rs. 800/- for SC/ST and Rs. 1000/- for General/ OBC. this amount is payable through Challan mode or SBI I-Collect service facility. Fees must be paid latest by 17 November 2017. Results (theory based) of PGIMER 2018 can be announced by 18 December 2017.

The candidates should fill the forms in ONLINE mode only by applying on the PGI’s website i.e On reaching the website, the candidate should find the link of the

PGIMER 2018 Application Form. The application form involves having candidates undergo 5 steps. Let us take a quick glance at the procedure step by step.

Step-1 Online Registration Form

Course Details

  • Course applied
  • Subject


  • Category
  • Relaxation/ Reservation as SC/ST/OPH

Personal details

  • Candidate name
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Date of birth
  • Age relaxation
  • Gender- Male/ Female/ 3rd gender
  • Nationality- Indian/Others
  • Marital status-Married/ Unmarried
  • Mobile Number- +91
  • Email Address

Now you will notice your APPLICATION NUMBER, LOGIN ID and PASSWORD. Keep it safely.

Step-2 Contact Information

  • Address- City/ State/ Pincode
  • Is your permanent address same as correspondence address?- Yes or No
  • Permanent address

Step-3 Educational Information

  • Qualifying exam
  • Qualifying subject
  • Admission month & year
  • Passing month & year
  • Max. marks
  • Marks obtained
  • Institution passed from
  • Institution recognized from MCI/ DCI/ INC- Yes No/ Not Applicable

Step-4 Other Information

  • Date/ Expected date of completion of 12 months internship
  • Medical /Nursing Registration
  • Medical /Nursing Registration Number
  • Date of Medical /Nursing Registration
  • Already doing/Done PG degree
  • Presently in Govt. Service

Step- 5 Upload Documents

There is also requirement of uploading certain documents such as-  Photograph, Signature, Internship Certificate and category Certificate. Photograph and signature must be maximum 100 kb in size and in JPG format whereas both the certificates must be 1 MB maximum in size and in pdf file format

Admission Criteria

The aspirants of DM/M.Ch/ MHA courses would be evaluated on the basis of their performance in Theory exam and Practical exams. While Theory exam may take place on 17 December 2017. Of which, the result will be declared on 18 December 2017. The candidates qualifying the written examination would be called for a Practical session scheduled to be conducted on 19 December 2017. Final, candidates will be called for Interview rounds on 20 December 2017.

(i) Theory/ Written Examination

(ii) Practical/ Clinical examination

(iii) Counselling/ Interview

Seat Matrix

Name of the course Seats proposed to be advertised for January 2018 session
General Sponsored
DM 38 14
M.Ch 17 07
Detail of Master of Hospital Admin. Seats
Category Total number of seats
General 01
SC 01
Sponsored 01

Application Fee

The candidates are informed that there are no severe changes in the amount. While all the DM/ M.Ch aspirant from all categories must  pay Rs. 1000/-, for MHA only SC/ST will pay Rs. 800/-.

Category DM/ M.Ch MHA
General/ OBC/ Spon. candidates Rs. 1000/- Rs. 1000/-
SC/ST Rs. 1000/- Rs. 800/-

PGIMER 2018 Fee Payment Method

The amount is to be paid through challan mode in any State Bank of India branch/ i-collect services etc. A candidate looking to pay the fees using the prescribed mode should reach the bank with the duly filled in Challan form, pay the fees in favor of “Power Jyoti” PUL Current Account of PGIMER in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh (Examination) in the Power Jyoti Account No. 32211613319.

Those who already have an account in SBI, can choose to remit the money in the SBI I-collect Account Number- 32222954695. In this case, you will have to mention the INB reference number in the application form.

PGIMER Exam Pattern 2018

The examination is conducted twice in a year- one in December for the January session and then in June for July session. The PGIMER 2018 for January session is here.

(i) For DM/M.Ch Courses- candidates will most expectedly get questions in Objective format. Candidates may have to attempt 100 questions in 1 hour 30 minutes duration. There will be negative marking for wrong answers.

PGIMER Admit Card 2018

PostGraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research will issue the e-generated PGIMER 2018 Admit card/Hall Ticket in 02nd week of December 2017. It would be uploaded on the official website i.e It will be mandatory to bring the valid admit card in the examination hall along with 1 ID proof. The admit card will have details like- student’s name, roll number, exam centre, exam date, exam venue etc. printed on it.

PGIMER 2018 Result

After conducting the exam, the result of PGIMER 2018 will be declared. First of all the result of theory based exam will be declared on 18 December 2017 on the official website at The result will be displayed in the Examination Results section available on the home page highlighted in blue color. After that, candidates will be called for taking Practical sessions. And finally selected candidates will appear for interview/ counselling rounds.


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