This test is conducted twice a year at all India level for admission in various Ph.D. programmes in PGIMER, CHANDIGARH.
Candidates who have their own fellowship, as Joint CSIR-UGC-NET- JRF, ICMR-JRF/ICMR-SRF/DBT-JRF/DBT-SRF/Graduate aptitude test (GATE)/INSPIRE fellowship/UGC-JRF/UGC-SRF/CSIR-JRF/CSIR-SRF/DST-JRF/DST-SRF and the In-service Medical faculty of PGIMER, Chandigarh, are exempted from entrance test and appear in counseling directly.
PGIMER also provides institutional fellowship to 6-7 students per session based on this entrance test. The candidates will be eligible for the award of PGI fellowship on the merit position obtained by them in the final selection of the Ph.D. program. Rs. 25000/- P.M. (fixed) and additional thesis grant of Rs. 5000/- (one time) is provided as fellowship.