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Eligibilty Criteria

PGIMER is the conducting body for PGIMER 2021 Entrance exam and it lays down eligibility criteria of PGIMER for the applicants. Candidates must follow these guidelines while applying or else their application will be deemed invalid.

  • Candidates must have completed their MBBS from a university/institution recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • They must have completed or due to complete their 12 months of rotating internship on or before December 31 for January session and June 30 for July session.
  • Students must be registered with Central or State Medical Council of India.

Eligibility criteria for Sponsored or Deputed Candidates:

  • Candidates must be a permanent or regular employee of the deputing or sponsoring authority and should have been working for the past three years on or before December 31 for January session and June 30 for July session.
  • After getting admission and training in PGIMER, Chandigarh, the candidate will be suitably employed by the deputing or sponsoring authority to work for at least five years in the specialty in which the candidate has received training at PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  • No financial liabilities in the form of emoluments, stipends etc. will be given out by PGIMER, Chandigarh during the entire period of his or her course and such payments will be the sole responsibility of the sponsoring authority.
Exam Pattern

PGIMER 2021 will be conducted in online mode at selected test centers in India by AIIMS Delhi. The question paper will vary depending upon the course, the candidate has applied for.

  • PGIMER 2021 question paper will be of objective Multiple-Choice Questions with 5 options and 1 single correct response.
  • There will be a total of 250 questions.
  • The total duration of the examination will be of 180 minutes.
  • There will be negative marking.

PGIMER 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights

Mode of Exam Online
Duration of exam 180 minutes
Number of questions 250 questions with 5 alternatives and one single correct response
Marking Scheme Percentile based score will be used for deciding the overall rank of the candidates.
Negative marking Marks will be deducted for wrong answers
Language of the question paper English
Type of Questions Multiple types questions

PGIMER 2021 Results for MD/ MS programs will be announced in the first week of December on the official website of AIIMS. Candidates can check their PGIMER 2021 January session Results on the official portal by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh.

Steps to check PGIMER 2021 Results are given below:


  • Visit the official website of AIIMS Delhi.
  • Login using Registration Number/Application Number and Password.
  • Click on the "Submit" button.
  • Results will be displayed on the new screen.
  • Download and save your PGIMER 2021 Result.

Counselling and Seat Allotment will be done in the sequential order based on PGIMER 2021 Rank. Candidates have to appear for counselling on the specified date and time allotted to them. All the certificates and documents of the candidate will be verified at the counselling center on the stipulated date. The candidate should appear for Counselling procedure himself/herself with all the necessary documents. No other person will be allowed to appear for the counselling and admission on behalf of the candidate.

Important information regarding the PGIMER Counselling is given below:

  • PGIMER 2021 Counselling will be held through offline mode.
  • Students have to present in person for the counselling.
  • Counselling will take place in four rounds.
  • Distribution of seats will be done on the basis of scores obtained in the entrance exam.
  • Only the candidates who will be shortlisted based on Entrance Test will be eligible for the counselling process.
  • Candidates will be informed via email about his/her counselling schedule.

List of the documents/certificates is mentioned below:

  • MBBS Degree Certificate.
  • Internship Certificate.
  • No Objection Certificate (if applicable).
  • 3 copies of latest passport size photograph.
  • PGIMER 2021 Admit Card.
  • Photo Identity Card.
  • Proof of Date of Birth.
  • Category Certificate (if applicable).
  • Conduct Certificate.
  • Migration Certificate.
  • Class X certificate or its equivalent.

Admission Open 2023