Everything you need to know about MDS in PGIMER Chandigarh

MDS/House Job Course at PGI, Chandigarh is one of the most sought after options amongst the MDS Aspirants since it provides the opportunity to earn while studying. 

This article will acquaint you with important details pertaining to MDS (House Job Course) such as Eligibility details, fee structure, etc.


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Details of MDS (House Job Course)

MDS (House Job Course) has a span of 3 academic years.


Eligibility Details for MDS (House Job Course) 

In order to become eligible for the MDS (House Job Course) at PGI, a candidate needs to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Candidate must possess the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from an Institution recognized by the DCI.
  • Must have finished compulsory rotatory Internship Training on or prior to 31st December for January session and 30th June for the July session.
  • Must possess registration with Central/State Medical Council
  • Candidates can apply for the House Job within 3 years of obtaining BDS Degree


Details of MDS/House Job Seats

Here are the details of the MDS/House Job Seats at PGIMER: 
















Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery





First Year Junior Resident

 (House Job) for Oral Health Sciences





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Selection Procedure for MDS/House Job Course

Candidates will have to appear in a theory paper comprising 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with four alternatives and single correct response.

The exam duration is 90 minutes and will be conducted at various centres across Chandigarh. There would be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect response.

Candidates will have to secure the category-wise cutoff in order to qualify for admission.

Here is the category-wise cutoff for the various categories:



General and Sponsored

50 Marks

OBC, SC and ST

45 Marks 


Exam Date for MDS (House Job Course)





Theory Examination

27th November 2016

10:00 AM

Various Centers in Chandigarh


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Fee Structure of MDS (House Job Course)

The table below highlights the fee structure for MDS (House Job Course):

Detailed Breakdown of Fee Structure

Registration Fee


Tuition Fee

Rs.250/- per annum

Laboratory Fee

Rs.900/- per annum

Amalgamated Fund

Rs.360/- per annum


Rs.1000/- (Refundable after Completion of Course)

Hostel Security:

Rs.5000/-  (Refundable)


Pay Scale of MDS (House Job Course) 

Currently, the pay scale is in the range of Rs. 15600 - Rs. 39100/- with a Grade Pay of Rs 5400/-


Application Procedure

Candidates are first required to fill the online application form by visiting the official website. Next, the candidate has to submit his application fee through the challan form in any branch of SBI.

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Application Fees

The category-wise application fee has been listed in the table below:


Application Fee 

SC/ST Candidates


General & All other categories



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