Examination

Details of Number of seats in different courses (per year)

 

DM

MCh.

MD

PDF

PDAF

PDCC

MHA

BSc (Nursing)

Seats

52

29

41

25

36

47

06

40

 

Tentative dates for entrance examination:

 

DM

MCh.

MD

PDF

PDAF

PDCC

MHA

BSc (Nursing)

Dates

As per NEETSS exam

As per NEETSS exam

As per NEET PG exam

August every year

August every year

August every year

July every year

July every year

 

Tentative dates for exit Exam

 

DM

MCh.

MD

PDAF

PDCC

MHA

BSc (Nursing)

Dates

August/ September 

August/ September

March/ April

July / August

July / August

June / July

June / July

 

Method of Selection

DM/MCh/SRR/PDCC

1. Theory examination: It consists of a written test of 90 to 120- minute duration, containing objective questions in the subject the candidate specializes in (internal medicine/pediatrics/general surgery etc.) and the subject the candidate has applied for. Candidates are ranked according to the scores achieved. Top candidates, numbering thrice that of available seats, are called for the departmental test.

Currently, the theory examination consists of 50 multiple true-false questions and is of 120-minute duration. Each question consists of either a question or incomplete statement that is followed by five responses, each of which can be true or false. The candidate has to judge each response as either true or false, by encircling either 'T' or 'F' on a separate answer sheet. All questions carry equal marks. One mark is awarded for each correct response, half a mark is deducted for each incorrect response, and no mark is awarded if either none or both options ('T' and 'F') are marked.

2. Departmental test: This component of the selection process, conducted by the departmental faculty in a structured format, assesses candidates' practical knowledge and skills in the subject, and aptitude for research and teaching.

3. Selection committee interview: The candidate is interviewed by a selection committee, which is chaired by the Director or the Director's nominee.

4. Distribution of marks: Theory examination: 50% Departmental test: 40% Selection committee interview: 10% Selection is made based on rank in aggregate marks of the three components.

M.D.

The selection is done as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court of India through a theory examination, which consists of 300 questions and is of 3.5 hours' duration. All questions are of multiple-choice (single-response) type. Four marks are awarded for each correct response and one mark is deducted for each wrong response.

Ph.D.

1. Aptitude test: Eligible candidates are called to take a written aptitude test. A candidate can opt for one of the three test options offered, depending on his/her previous training background, viz., physical sciences, biological sciences and medical sciences. Candidates securing a minimum of 55% (50% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) marks are called for the departmental test.

2. Departmental test: This test, conducted by the departmental faculty, assesses the candidates' practical knowledge in the subject and aptitude for research and teaching. Candidates securing a minimum of 55% (50% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) marks are called for the Director's interview.

3. Director's Interview: The candidate is interviewed by a selection committee, which is chaired by the Director or the Director's nominee.

4. Distribution of marks: Theory examination: 60% Departmental test: 20% Selection committee interview: 20% Selection is made based on rank in aggregate marks of the three components.

5. CSIR/UGC-examination qualified candidates: Candidates who have qualified CSIR/UGC combined annual examination for Junior Research Fellowship are exempted from the written examination and may be considered for direct admission to the PhD course after a departmental test/interview at any time during the year.