JIPMER Entrance Exam

All India Exam
  • Overview
    Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) was started in the year 1956 and it was upgraded in 1964 as a Regional Postgraduate Centre. It was declared as an Institution of National Importance by a Parliamentary Act, i.e. JIPMER, Puducherry, Act, 2008.
    It imparts Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG) and Super-specialty Medical Training through a working hospital with bed strength of 2559 and a Nursing College. M.B.B.S., B.Sc., M.Sc., M.D., M.S., Degree Courses are offered in 37 various disciplines.
  • Exam Date :  First week of June
  • Declaration of Result : Third week of June
  •  Important Dates for JIPMER-2018
  • Online Registration - Opening Date: 7th March, 2018
  • Online Registration - Closing Date: 13th April, 2018
  • Date of Online Entrance Exam: 3rd June, 2018 (Sunday)
  • Date of Publication of Result: on or before 27th June, 2018
  • First Counseling: 27th to 29th June, 2018
  • Second Counseling: 25th July, 2018
  • Third Counseling: 20th August, 2018
  • Final Counseling: 28th September, 2018
  • Close of Admission: 30th September, 2018
  • Commencement of Session: 1st July, 2018
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Nationality: The applicant should be an Indian National.
  • Age: Candidates have completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December, the year of his/her admission to the 1st year M.B.B.S.
  • Qualification: The candidate should have passed Higher Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination, which is equivalent to (10+2) after a period of 12 years of studies. The last two years of such study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology.
  • Subjects (Aggregates):The applicant must have passed in the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology and English individually obtaining a minimum of 50% mark.
  • For OPH candidates in general category, the minimum marks taken together in the qualifying examination and competitive entrance examination will be 45%.
  • For SC/ ST/ OBC/ OPH candidates, the minimum marks in the qualifying examination will be 40%.
  • Exam Structure

JIPMER entrance exam for MBBS test paper consists of one paper of 200 MCQs.

  • Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT) [Online]
  • Duration of Examination: 21⁄2 hours (Two Hours and Thirty Minutes)
  • Timing of Examination:
    Single Shift: - 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM OR
    Two Shifts: - Morning Shift: - 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM | Afternoon Shift: - 03.00 PM to 05.30 PM
  • Language of Paper: English only
  • Type of Examination: Objective Type (Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs))
  • Marking Scheme: - Correct Answer: Four marks (+)4
    Incorrect Answer: One marks will be deducted (-)1
    Unanswered: 0

  • Distribution of Questions:
Subjects No. of Questions Marking Scheme Negative Marks Duration
Physics 60 4 x 60 = 240   2 ½ hrs.
Chemistry 60 4 x 60 = 240
Biology 60 4 x 60 = 240 -1
English language & Comprehension 10 4 x 10 =40  
Logic & Quantitative Reasoning 10 4 x 10 =40
  Total –200 MM –  800  
  • Note: The candidate will indicate his/her response to the question by darkening the appropriate circle completely with BALL-POINT PEN will be provided in the hall by the Invigilator.
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