PG Diploma in Emergency Medical Services (PGDEMS)

Admission open for PGDEMS March 2020 Batch

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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.


The first and only University accredited programme, the PGDEMS programme conducted by the SIHS 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.


1 Year (10 months Theory/ Practical + 2 Months Hospital Rotation).
One day Saturday 10 am to 6 pm


180 Seats (Biannual Intake - March & September)


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).


Based on marks in Qualifying Examination followed by Personal Interview.






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


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.


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.


To Register for PGDEMS Program at SYMBIOSIS CENTRE FOR HEALTH SKILLS (SCHS) (Batch – March 2020-21) Click here

1. The registration fees of Rs. 750/- by credit card/debit card/NEFT.

2. By post: submission of Demand Draft of Rs. 850/- drawn in favor of Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS) payable at Pune. Kindly mention in capitals, your complete name, postal address (With salient landmark) & pin code on reverse of DD & post it to Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS), Senapati Bapat Road, Pune 411004.

3. Electronic Payment (RTGS/NEFT/IMPS): Rs.24, 500/- (Twenty Four Thousand Five Hundred Only)
A/c Name: Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS)
A/c no.: 050310210000118,
IFSC code: BKID0000503
Name of Bank:Bank of India, Karve Road Branch, Pune,

After making payment by RTGS/NEFT/IMPS students are requested to email following details at
• Name of Account holder:-
•UTR No/ RRN No /Reference No/Transaction No:-
•Name of student:-
•Scan copy of payment receipt


Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)
Senapati Bapat Road, Pune-411 004
Ph. No.: 020- 25658015 Ext. 514/515/525.
Email :
Mr. Vishal Kale: 9922612561
Monday to Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm


Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Services (PGDEMS) March 2019 Batch Students handbook.

Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Services (PGDEMS) September 2018 Batch Students handbook.

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