JIPMER PG 2020 Entrance Exam

  • Exam Level: PG
  • Frequency : 2 Times
  • Conducting Body: JIPMER
  • Mode Of Exams: Online
  • Score Validity: 6 Months
  • Website: www.jipmer.edu.in
JIPMER PG 2020 is a national level PG medical entrance exam conducted by Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER). It is a gateway for admission to PG medical courses (MD/MS) offered by the institute. JIPMER PG entrance exam is held in two sessions-in the month of January and July. 

Calendar of Events

Events Dates
Online Registration from 18-09-2019
Online Registration Closes on 25-10-2019
Download of Hall Ticket from 13-11-2019
Last Date to Download Hall Ticket 08-12-2019
Date of Exam 22-10-2019
Expected Date of Publication of Merit List On or before 18-12-2019

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates seeking PG medical admission in JIPMER should fulfill the below given criteria:

  1. Candidate must be an Indian National or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
  2. Candidate must possess MBBS degree recognized by MCI
  3. Candidate must have completed one year internship on or before 31 December 2019 (Candidates not completing the internship on or before 31 December 2019 need not apply for January 2020 session)
  4. Candidate must have obtained Minimum Qualifying Marks as follows:                                                                                                          i) 55% marks in aggregate for all other categories including OBC Category
    ii) 50% marks in aggregate for candidates belonging to SC/ST Category
    iii) For OPH candidates the minimum aggregate as provided in (i) and (ii) for the category to which the candidate belongs shall apply.
  5. In case of Foreign Nationals, candidates are required to route their JIPMER PG application through the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi. All Foreign Nationals will have to take prior permission from MCI before applying for PG medical courses in JIPMER. An advance copy of the application and copy of request to MCI must be submitted at JIPMER Pondicherry before the last date of receipt of applications. In the events of selection, the candidate has to apply for temporary registration with MCI for the duration of PG medical study.

Application Procedure

Candidates desirous of appearing for JIPMER PG entrance examination are required to apply through on-line mode only. The steps involved in online application are as follows:

  1. Visit official website of JIPMER and navigate to the Application Link
  2. Create User ID and Password by submitting basic details like Name, Date of Birth, Contact Number and Email ID
  3. Login to your account and click on Go To Application on Top Right Corner
  4. Fill in Personal Details, Category Details, Qualification Details, Contact Details, ID Proof Details
  5. Upload Scanned Copies of Photograph and Signature
  6. Proceed for Payment
  7. Take a print out of the final submitted application form
Instructions for Uploading Photograph

  1. One recent passport size color photograph with light background is required
  2. Photograph must be taken on or after 01 July 2019
  3. Photograph must be taken with a placard being held by the candidate indicating name and date of taking photograph
  4. Candidate must save the softcopy of passport size photograph (30mm Width x 45mm Height) as “Candidate Photograph.jpg". The minimum size of photograph must be 20 KB and the maximum size limit is 200 KB

Instructions for Uploading Signature

  1. Candidate has to affix his/her signature in an area of 80mm Width X 35mm Height on paper with a black ball point pen
  2. Candidate must scan the paper and cut signature with dimensions of 80mm Width X 35mm Height and save it as “Candidate Signature.jpg”
  3. The minimum size of signature must be 20 KB and the maximum size limit is 200 KB

Application Fees

Category Exam Fee
General (UR) / OCI/ Sponsored Rs.1,600
OBC Rs.1,600
SC/ST Rs.1,200
Foreign National Rs.3,000
OPH / PwD Exempted From Application Fees

Exam Cities

Gujarat Ahmedabad
Karnataka Bangalore
Orissa Bhubaneswar
Tamil Nadu Chennai
West Bengal Kolkata
Maharashtra Mumbai
Delhi New Delhi
Puducherry Puducherry
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada

Exam Pattern

JIPMER PG Exam pattern for admission to MD/MS courses in JIPMER is given below:

1.  Mode of JIPMER PG Exam: Computer Based Test (CBT)
2.  Duration of Exam: 3 hours
3.  Number of Shifts: One
4.  Timing of Exam: 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
5.  Language of Paper: English
6.  Type of Exam: Objective Type
7.  Type of Objective Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
8.  Number of Questions: One Paper of 250 Questions
9.  Marking Scheme:
              Correct Answer: Four marks(+)4
              Incorrect Answer: Minus one (?)1
              Unanswered: 0
10.  Method of determining merit: Percentiles Score
11.  Method of Resolving Ties:
              In the Following order
              Less Negative Marks
              Seniority by Age
              High Aggregate marks

Exam Syllabus

JIPMER PG 2020 syllabus is based on the topics covered in Basic Clinical Sciences and Clinical Sciences subjects. The topics on which the questions are framed are as follows:

Basic Clinical Sciences: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Microbiology, Physiology, Pathology, Pharmacology

Clinical Sciences: Anesthesiology, Community Medicine, Dermatology, ENT, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonary Medicine and Blood Transfusion Medicine, Radio diagnosis, Radio therapy

Counselling Overview

JIPMER conducts offline counselling for candidates who have scored qualifying percentile in JIPMER PG entrance exam. The process of JIPMER PG counselling includes following stages:

  1. Candidate Registration
  2. Biometric Finger Print Verification
  3. Image/Photo Verification
  4. Certificate Verification (Original Certificates/Bona fide Certificate)
  5. Counselling/Seat Allotment Process
  6. Selection of discipline
  7. Submission of Documents and Payment of Fees

Cutoff Percentile

UR/INST/OCI/FN/Sponsored 50

Document List

  • Birth Certificate/SSLC Mark Sheet Certificate
  • MBBS Mark Statement
  • Internship Completion Certificate
  • MBBS Degree or Provisional Pass certificate
  • Permanent/Provisional Medical Registration Certificate
  • Residence Certificate issued by Revenue Authority not below the rank of Tahsildar or Aadhar Card or Voter ID or Passport copy
  • Medical Certificate in case of Orthopedic Physically Challenged candidates
  • Photograph
  • Signature

Frequently Asking Questions


The National Board of Examinations (NBE) is the authorized body to conduct National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for postgraduate medical studies (NEET PG) in medical colleges in India.

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