Fellowship 2020 at PGI Chandigarh: Download Admit card NOW
Chandigarh: The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh (PGIMER) has released the admit card for fellowship and postdoctoral fellowships entrance examination for January 2020 session.
Candidates who are intending to pursue the Fellowship Courses from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh can download admit card from the official website of the medical institute.
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Applying for Fellowships at PGI Chandigarh, View Important dates, seat distribution, exam pattern here
The admission test will be conducted through online computer-based test (CBT) to be held at different cities across country. Candidates who are vying for admission to PGIMER Fellowship courses for the January, 2020 session are requested to view the following information as uploaded on the official website of PGI mentioned below:
What are the important dates?
|Computer-Based Entrance Test for Fellowship/ Postdoctoral Fellowship courses||10.12.2019 at 09.00 A.M.|
|Expected date of declaration of result||16.12.2019 at 03.00 P.M.|
|Counselling for Fellowship/ Postdoctoral Fellowship courses at PGI,|
|23.12.2019 at 11.00 A.M.|
Note* All the above mentioned date are tentative in nature and may be subjected to change due to certain circumstances with the prior notice on PGI website.
The tentative number of seats available in each specialty for the January, 2020 session is given below. However the number of seats may vary. Variation in seats if any will be updated and displayed before the first counselling.
|Sr.No.||FELLOWSHIPS||No of seats||Total|
|1||Glaucoma, Deptt. Ophthalmology.||2||–||–||2|
|2||Medical Parasitology, Deptt. of Med. Parasitology.||–||1||–||1|
|3||PET Imaging, Department of Nuclear Medicine.||1||1||–||2|
|4||Pediatric Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopaedics.||1||1||–||2|
|5||Cytopathology, Department of Cytology & Gynae. Pathology.||1||1||–||2|
|6||Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation, Department RenalTransplant Surgery.||1||1||–||2|
|7||High Risk Pregnancy & Perinatology, Department of Obstt. &Gynae.||1||1||–||2|
|8||Breast Surgery, Department of General Surgery.||1||1||–||2|
|9||Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery.||–||1||–||1|
|10||Pediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia, Department of Anaesthesia.||1||1||–||2|
What is the SELECTION PROCEDURE?
COMPETETIVE ENTRANCE TEST
The Entrance Examination shall be conducted through a Computer Based Test (CBT). The Entrance Test shall be held on Tuesday, the 10th December, 2019 and duration shall be 01 hours (one hours / 60 minutes) for Fellowship/Post doctoral Fellowship courses.
The Online (CBT) Entrance Test will be conducted in one shift: Timing – 9.00 A.M. to 10.00 A.M. The entrance examination, to be conducted at Chandigarh (tricity).
Selection of candidate for Fellowship/ Post doctoral Fellowship PGI courses will be made on merit based on their performance in the theory examination. The theory examination will consist of a paper with two parts (Part1- General, and Part2- Specialty), each with 30 marks.
Candidates (both general and sponsored/deputed) who score at least 50% marks will qualify for a final interview with the Selection Committee/ Counselling Committee.
Part 1 will consist of 30 multiple choice questions of MD/MS/DM/M.Ch level, each with four options and a single most appropriate response. Part 2 of the paper will consist of 30 multiple choice questions related to Fellowship/Post doctoral Fellowship, each with four options and single correct response. Total duration of the theory examination is 60 minutes. Each question correctly answered in Part I & Part II will be awarded one mark, with 0.25
negative marking for wrong answers.
METHOD OF RESOLVING TIES
If two or more candidates obtain equal percentile scores, then inter-se merit for selection shall be determined on the following basis:
(i) A candidate who has made more attempts in passing examination would rank junior to a candidate who has made lesser attempts.
(ii) If the attempts made in passing examination or also the same, then a candidate who has obtained higher marks in the MBBS examination will rank senior to a candidate who has obtained lesser marks.
(iii) If the attempts made in passing the said examination and the marks obtained in the examination are also the same, then a candidate senior in age will rank senior to the candidate junior in age.
A merit list will be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in this theory examination and after resolving ties given in the above paragraph. Separate merit list will be prepared for each subject and for each category (i.e. General and Sponsored/Deputed).
|SUMMARY OF FELLOWSHIP/POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP ENTRANCE TEST PATTERN (Please see the text for details and explanations)|
|1||Mode of Examination||Computer Based Test (CBT) / Online|
|2||Duration of Examination||01 hours (One hour/ 60 minutes)|
|3||Date of Examination||Tuesday, the 10th December, 2019|
|4||Number of Shifts||01 (One)|
|5||Timing of Examination||9.00 A.M. to 10.00 A.M.|
|6||Location of Examination Centres||Chandigarh (tricity).|
|7||Language of Paper||English|
|8||Type of Examination||Objective Type|
|9||Number of Questions||One paper of 60 MCQ (Sixty)|
|10||Marking Scheme||Please see the concerned sections for details|
|11||Method of Cut-Off|
|12||Method of determining merit|
|13||Method of resolving ties|
COUNSELLING & ACADEMIC SESSION
The final allocation of seats will be done after a personal interview by the Selection Committee appointed by the Institute. The number of candidates to be called for interview will be three times the total number of seats to be filled in each category, provided the candidates fulfill the cutoff marks mentioned before. The selection will be finalized only after the candidates are interviewed by the Selection Committee. Interview with the Selection Committee is mandatory, but does not carry any marks. A candidate who is absent at the time of interview will not be considered for admission/waiting list. In case any selected candidate fails to join by July 1st, the next candidate will be offered the seat as per the waiting list. The selection will be strictly in order of merits lists prepared after the theory and practical examinations. No TA/DA shall be paid to candidates for attending this interview.
FEES AND DUES
The following dues are payable to the Institute, by the candidates admitted to the Fellowship/Post doctoral Fellowship courses:
a) Registration Fee : Rs. 500/-
b) Tuition Fee : Rs. 500/- per annum
c) Laboratory Fee : Rs. 900/- per annum
d) Amalgamated Fund : Rs. 720/- per annum
e) Security : Rs. 1000/- (refundable only after completion of course)
f) Hostel Security : Rs. 5000/- (refundable) to be deposited with the Hostel Warden if hostel accommodation is allotted
The first installment of fees for six months is required to be paid immediately after selection. The balance is recovered in monthly instalments from those receiving emoluments from the Institute. Others are required to pay their dues half yearly in advance.
(i) Fees and other charges once paid shall not be refunded in any case, including that of a candidate leaving the Institute before the completion of his/her term or not joining the institute for any reason.
(ii) The dues must be paid by the prescribed date. For late payment, a fine @ Rs.5/- per day will be charged, upto a maximum of 15 days. After 15 days the name of the nonpaying candidate shall be struck off from the rolls of the institute. For re-admission, if otherwise eligible, a sum of Rs.500/- will be charged as re-registration fee in
addition to the fine. Such a candidate will have to repeat the period of his/her training for which he/she remains off the rolls.
(iii) Security will be released only after the receipt of the “No Dues Certificate” on completion of the duration of course. No security will be released to those candidates who do not join or discontinue the course midway.
What are the DURATION OF COURSE AND EMOLUMENTS?
The Fellowship/ Post doctoral Fellowship course has duration of one academic year. During this period, the Fellow / Post doctoral Fellow except Sponsored candidates are entitled to emoluments as prescribed by the Government of India. At present, this translates to basic pay of Rs.71800/- in the pay matrix (Level-11) as per 7th CPC plus other allowances as applicable.
For more details and regular updates on the courses, keep visiting the original website of PGIMER which is given below: