PGIMER Chandigarh

South Divisional State Library

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) is a medical and research institution in India. It was planned in 1960 and established in 1962; declared as an institute of national importance by the parliament. This Medical and Research Institute aims to provide high-quality patient care and provide educational facilities for all essential health activity branches. PGIMER meticulously follows its mission: service to the community, care of the needy and research for the good of all.

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Affiliation, Recognition & Achievement of PGIMER

  • OPD-Indoor Services
  • Accident & Emergency Department with the best facilities
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Drug de-addiction & Treatment Centre
  • A 24 Hour Helpline
  • Biotechnology Facilities
  • Community Health Centre
  • Library with numerous book
  • Cafeteria with great ambience
  • Bank services

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Courses Offered

PGIMER, Chandigarh, offers many programs, which includes many paramedical courses (undergraduate and postgraduates). PhD and specializing classes in various disciplines are available too.

Faculty & Staff

This health institution consists of well trained and highly educated faculty members. It also offers enough non-technical members to provide an environment of self-learning to the students. The college hugely focuses on uplifting the health care knowledge and output delivery system for this nation’s people.
Eligibility Criteria
For UG Courses:

  • Students expected to complete 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English individually with a minimum of 50% marks (40% marks in case of SC/ST & 45% marks OBC Category).
  • The student’s age must be 17 years or above as on 31st December of the year of admission.
  • 5% of seats reserved for candidates who have worked or are working in rural areas with less than 5000 population for a minimum period of 2 years in MD/MS Course.

For PG Courses:

  • Graduation and Bachelor Degree in Medicine (MBBS) (Specified)
  • One must clear the PGIMER Entrance Exam


PGIMER is considered one of India’s best medical colleges that counts among the top 100 medical institutes in Asia. Students who graduate from this institution get a whole lot of opportunities in the future. Youngsters passing out from this college get placed in various healthcare companies not only in India but also in other nations too. Some of the preferences of students after completing MBBS are :

  • Apollo healthcare
  • Reddy healthcare
  • Medanta
  • Max healthcare

Chandigarh is proud to have a renowned and promising institute, as the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, a great inspiration and aspiration for those interested in medicine.

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