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JOB POST: Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program at PGIMER, Chandigarh [Multiple Vacancies]: Apply by May 16: Expired


The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh invites applications from meritorious candidates for the Post-Graduate Fellowship Program for the year 2020. Admission to various Fellowship PGI/Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) conducted at the Institute is made twice a year. The sessions commence from the first of January and the first of July each year.

The Institute follows a Residency Service-cum-Training Scheme. Candidates admitted to Fellowship/ Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) are called Fellows.

  • Breast Surgery
  • Medical Parasitology
  • PET Imaging
  • Spine Surgery
  • Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation
  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Pediatric Radiology
  • Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Women’s Imaging
  • Brachytherapy
  • Apheresis Technology and Applications
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Laboratory Immunology and Molecular Laboratory
  1. A candidate must have passed MD/MS from a University/ Institute recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  2. Must have either completed or due to complete, two years senior residency in the concerned department on or before 31st December/30th June for January and July session respectively.
  3. Must be registered with the Central/ State medical registration council.
Entrance Test

The Entrance Examination shall be conducted through a Computer Based Test (CBT). The Entrance Test shall be held on 14.06.2020 (Sunday) and duration shall be 01 hours (one hour / 60 minutes) for Fellowship/ Postdoctoral 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, Bangalore, Delhi & Kolkata.

Selection Criteria
  • Selection of candidates for Fellowship/ Postdoctoral 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.

The Fellowship/ Postdoctoral Fellowship course has a duration of one academic year. During this period, the Fellow / Postdoctoral Fellow except Sponsored candidates are entitled to emoluments as prescribed by the Government of India. At present, this translates to the basic pay of Rs.71800/- in the pay matrix (Level-11) as per 7th CPC plus other allowances as applicable.

How to Apply?

Candidates need to pay an application fee of Rs. 1500/-. Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here.

Important Dates
  1. Fellowship/ Postdoctoral Fellowship (July 2020) application form closes: May 16, 2020
  2. Computer-Based Entrance Test for Fellowship/ Postdoctoral Fellowship courses: June 14, 2020
  3. Expected date of declaration of result: June 20, 2020

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