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JIPMER announces PG Medical Entrance Exam for MD/MS Courses for July 2019 Session

JIPMER PG Medical Entrance Exam 2019 - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Chandigarh invites applications from eligible candidates for JIPMER PG Medical Entrance Exam 2019 for admission to M.D./M.S. Courses for the academic session starting from July 2019.



  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry under Government of India since the year 1956, is one of the leading Medical Institutions of India. Admission to all Professional Courses at JIPMER is through an Entrance Exam conducted by JIPMER at various Centers in India.
  • JIPMER imparts Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG) and Super Specialty Medical Training through a working hospital (JIPMER Hospital) with bed strength of Sanctioned 2134 and a Nursing College. M.B.B.S., B.Sc., M.Sc., M.D., M.S, Degree Courses are offered in various disciplines.


Duration of the Course

  • Duration of the MD/MS 36 months from the date of admission. Completion certificate will be issued only after 36 months of residency period (3 years).


See: JIPMER 2019 Exam Dates


Courses & Seat Distribution

  • MD/ MS Courses are offered in the following disciplines and the distribution of seats discipline wise is as under:


M.D. Courses

  • Anaesthesiology (06), Anatomy (02), Biochemistry (02), Community Medicine (03), Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology (03), Emergency Medicine (04), Forensic Medicine (02), General Medicine (10), Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion (01), Microbiology (02), Nuclear Medicine (02), Pathology (04), Pediatrics (07), Pharmacology (04), Physiology (02), Psychiatry (01), Pulmonary Medicine (02), Radio-diagnosis (04) , Radiotherapy (04)


M.S. Courses

  • General Surgery (08), Obstetrics & Gynaecology (08), Ophthalmology (03), Orthopedic Surgery (03) and Oto-Rhino Laryngology (ENT) (03)


See: PG Medical Entrance Exams 2019


Total Seats

  • Distribution of 90 seats for Indian Nationals/OCI in
  • The Number & Distribution of Seats are subject to variation depending upon the periodic directives /decisions from Competent Authorities (The vacant seats after final counseling will be carried over to July 2019 session).


JIPMER PG Medical Entrance Exam 2019 Important Dates

  • Online Registration from 28th February 2019 11.00 AM
  • Online Registration Closes on 1st April 2019 05.00 PM
  • Download of Hall Ticket from JIPMER Website (Hall Tickets will be made available through Internet download ONLY and NOT by Post): 29th April 2019 (10.00 AM) to 18th May 2019 (Sunday) 8.00 AM
  • Date of Entrance Exam (Single Shift - Online Mode Only): 18th May 2019 (Saturday 10.00 am to 01.00 pm for MD/MS Course and 10.00 am to 11.30 am for MDS course )
  • Expected Date of Publication of Merit List: on or before 31st May 2019


Counselling dates for choosing discipline:

  • Certificate Verification & Counseling for MDS Course: 11th June 2019 08.00 am
  • For MD/MS
  • Certificate Verification for Sponsored/Foreign National Candidates & Medical Board for PwD Candidates for MD/MS Course: 11th June 2019
  • First Counselling (Tentative): 12th June 2019 8.00 AM
  • Second Counselling (Tentative): 5th July 2019 8.00 AM
  • Third Counselling & Open Counselling (Tentative): 31st July 2019 8.00 AM
  • Final Counselling (Tentative): 28th August 2019 08.00 AM
  • Admission formalities (Medical Board & submission of the receipt for payment of fees etc): 28th June 2019
  • Issue of Admission Letter & Letter for Hostel Accommodation 29th June 2019 10.00 AM
  • Commencement of Course 1st July 2019 09.00 AM
  • Close of Admissions for MD/MS/MDS - July 2019 Session 31st August 2019


See: Latest Entrance Exam 2019 Notification


Eligibility Criteria for JIPMER MD MS Admission 2019



Indian Nationals (IN): Applicant must be an Indian National or Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)

  • Non-Resident Indians (FN): Non-Resident Indians candidates are required to route their application through the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi. All Non-Resident Indians will have to take prior permission from the Medical Council of India before applying for postgraduate Courses in the Institute. An advance copy of the application and copy of request to MCI must be submitted at JIPMER, Puducherry before the last date of receipt of applications.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must possess MBBS or an equivalent Degree recognized by the Medical Council of India



  • A candidate must have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating internship / Practical training on or before 30th June 2019 [*Candidates not completing the internship on or before 30th June 2019 need not apply for July 2019 session. No condo nation of Compulsory Rotating Internship beyond this date shall be accepted].


Minimum Qualifying Marks

  • For all other categories including OBC Category 55% marks in aggregate;
  • For candidates belonging to the SC/ST Categories 50% marks in aggregate;
  • For OPH candidates the minimum aggregate as provided in (i) and (ii) for the category to which the candidate belongs shall apply.


Scheme of JIPMER PG Medical Entrance Exam 2019

  • Entrance Examination will be conducted through a Computer Based Test (CBT) [Online] only.
  • The Exam shall be conducted in ENGLISH medium only. The Exam shall be held on Sunday, 18th May 2019 (Sunday) from 10.00 AM to 01.00 PM.
  • Duration of the Exam shall be 3 hours (Three hours); the Online (CBT) Entrance Examination will be conducted in one shift.
  • Therefore, all candidates will be required to appear at CBT Online Entrance Examination, which will be conducted on Sunday, 18th May 2019 (Saturday). The venue, time and shift of the examination will be communicated to the candidates in the Admit Card.
  • The Entrance Exam is common to all and consists of 250 single best response type MCQs having four alternatives and the questions will be asked from the following subjects, and the distribution of no. of question is as detailed below:


Subjects/No. of Questions

Basic Clinical Sciences

  • Basic Clinical Sciences [(Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine & Toxicology)] - 100 Questions


Clinical Sciences

  • Clinical Sciences [(Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Community Medicine, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Radio diagnosis, Radiotherapy, Emergency Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Blood Transfusion Medicine)] - 150 Questions
  • Candidates are advised to go through the Mock Test for computer based Test (online Exam). Link for mock test is available on JIPMER Website JIPMER MD/MS Entrance Exam July 2019 link
  • Total – No. of Questions: 250


Exam Cities for Entrance Exam

  • The following 10 cities are tentatively proposed in India as the examination centres: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Puducherry, Trivandrum and Vijayawada
  • Applicant can opt only for THREE EXAM cities
  • The allotment of Exam City would be as per the order of preference clicked by applicant during on-line registration on a FIRST-CUM-FIRST served basis.


Hall Tickets

  • Hall Tickets for the Entrance Examination shall be available for download to candidates whose applications are complete in all respects, from 29th April 2019 (Monday) 11.00 AM onwards (tentative) in JIPMER Website.
  • The hall ticket will contain: (1) Name and date of birth as typed by the candidate in the application; (2) Photo & Signature image as uploaded by the candidate; (3) Examination city allotted and roll number.
  • NO change in the category/age/name/DOB (Date of Birth) will be entertained after submission of application.


JIPMER PG Medical Entrance Exam 2019 Application Form

  • Candidates seeking admission to entrance examination is required to apply online. Log on to link in the Home page www.jipmer.edu.in and navigate to the link "Apply online MD/MS admission – July 2019
  • Read the prospectus and instruction carefully; the candidate should acquaint himself/herself with all requirements with regard to filling up the application online

Application Fee

  • Application fees for each category as mentioned below to be paid by the candidate using any one of the following mode of payment. No other mode of payment will be accepted
  • General (UR) / SPONSORED Rs.1600 + Transaction Charges as applicable
  • OBC Rs.1600 + Transaction Charges as applicable
  • SC/ST Rs.1200 + Transaction Charges as applicable
  • NRI/OCI Rs.3000 + Transaction Charges as applicable
  • OPH Exempted from Application Fees


Mode of Payment

  • Only through Net-Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card Payment through computer generated Challan Form in any branch of State Bank of India
  • The candidate is advised to read the prospectus and instructions before starting online registration
  • For any query or clarification sought for this admission and Entrance Examination, the replies will be provided only from the, help lines and the emails mentioned below:
  • Help (Toll Free): 8002660669, Email: academic@jipmer.edu.in; Enquiry (Academic Section): Please visit www.jipmer.edu.in regularly for notification/announcement etc regarding this exam