Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh was mandated to
- Provide high quality Patient care.
- Attain Self-Sufficiency in postgraduate medical education and to meet the country’s need for highly Qualified medical teachers in all medical and surgical disciplines.
- Provide Educational facilities for the training of personnel in all important branches of health activity.
- Undertake Basic Community based research.
The mission of PGI is engraved in its logo which reads meaning "Service to the Community, Care of the Needy and Research for the Good of all".