Admission open for PGDEMS September 2020-21 Batch

Program Structure:

PGDEMS Program Structure 2019-20


To train doctors & nurses in the field of Emergency Medical Services, focusing on pre-hospital care and create awareness and new services in the society.

Programme Highlights:

The first and only University accredited programme, the PGDEMS programme conducted by the SCHS is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of HRD, Govt. Of India.

The Curriculum and its implementation are recognized by the Los Angeles Paramedic Training Institute and Department of Transportation, USA.

Unique programme pedagogy consisting of ten months of weekend training (Saturday @ 8 hours, including theory & Practical) + 2 months of supervised hospital rotation.

Symbiosis is the only Institute in the country today with an International Training Centre (ITC) status of the American Heart Association (AHA) and a “Chapter” status of the International Trauma Life Support Organization, USA. The BLS, ACLS, PALS and ITLS modules are included as an integral part of the PGDEMS Programme. Conducted as per the International Programme Guidelines (IPG) of the AHA and the ITLS International, USA, the certifications of these programmes are therefore internationally accepted.

Modern teaching methodologies and well equipped learning resources. Complete set of imported manikins for Adult, Pediatric and Trauma modules. Uniform and standardized teaching through CD ROMs, simulation studies etc.

A rigorous supervised hospital rotation with major Institutional, Hospitals of the city with exposure to various departments like emergency room, ICU, CCU, PICU & NICU, cardiac ambulance calls and various other pre-hospital skills To date, trained more than 3,500 doctoral students. A few are pursuing advanced studies in EMS at different Universities like London South Bank University, UK. A few are placed overseas in different EMS set up in U.K., UAE and Saudi Arabia etc. Internationally qualified, experienced faculty.

Community based EMS projects during hospital rotation.

Soft skills training in addition to the basic academic curriculum to ensure an all round personality development to enable effective functioning as an Emergency Medical Professional.

Placement assistance in renowned Hospitals & other EMS Organizations.

Educational Loans at subsidized interest rates through various support agencies.

Student Handbook:

Students Handbook March 2019 Batch

Students Handbook March 2020 Batch


MBBS, BHMS, BAMS, BNYS, BUMS, BPT, BDS, BSMS, B. Sc. Nursing, P. B. B. Sc. Nursing, B. Sc. Emergency Care & Trauma Care & Technology, or its Equivalent DHMS (with certificate from Homeopathic Council with its equivalence to a 5 year degree course).


1 Year (10 months Theory/ Practical + 2 Months Hospital Rotation).

One day Saturday 10 am to 6 pm


180 Seats (Biannual Intake - March & September)

Selection Procedure:

Based on marks in Qualifying Examination followed by Personal Interview.

Fee Structure:

Rs.24,500/- (Twenty Four Thousand Five Hundred Only)
(Fees inclusive of Tuition fees, University examination fees, log book fees, uniform fees, eligibility fees)

Standard of Passing:

The assessment of the student for each examination is done, based on relative performance. Maximum grade point (GP) is 4.000 corresponding to A+. For all courses, a student is required to pass both internal and external examination separately with a minimum Grade point of 2,000 corresponding to Grade D. Students securing less than 40% absolute marks in each head of passing will be declared FAIL. The University awards a degree to the student who has achieved a minimum CGPA of 2.000 out of maximum of 4.000 for the program.

Award of Degree:

Taking into consideration the performance at the annual examination, we will award Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Services (PGDEMS) certificate. Statement of Marks will be issued to all the students.

How to Apply

1. To Register for PGDEMS Programme Batch – September 2020-21 @ SIU Pune Click Here

2. To register for PGDEMS Program at Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Gujarat (Batch – September 2020-21) Click Here

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Contact Details:

Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS)

Senapati Bapat Road, Pune-411 004
Ph. No.: 020- 25658015 Ext. 514/515/525.
Mr. Vishal Kale: 9922612561
Monday to Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm