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JIPMER MD/MS Entrance Examination 2020

JIPMER PG Medical Entrance Exam 2020 - Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Chandigarh invites applications from eligible candidates for JIPMER PG Medical Entrance Examination 2020 for admission to M.D. /M.S. Courses for the academic session starting from January 2020.

Interested candidates can check all the details of JIPMER PG Medical Entrance Exam 2020 like application form, eligibility criteria, counselling procedure etc from this page give below.


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About JIPMER (Puducherry)

  1. 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.
  2. Admission to all Professional Courses at JIPMER is through an Entrance Exam conducted by JIPMER at various Centers in India


See: PG Medical Entrance Exams


Duration of the Course

  1. Duration of the MD/MS course is Three (3) years i.e 36 months from the date of admission


Courses & Seat Distribution

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


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M.D. Courses

  1. Anaesthesiology (07), Anatomy (03), Biochemistry (03), Community Medicine (03), Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology (03), Emergency Medicine (02), Forensic Medicine (01), General Medicine (01), Immuno Hematology & Blood Transfusion (01), Microbiology (03), Nuclear Medicine (01), Pathology (03), Pediatrics (08), Pharmacology (03), Physiology (03), Psychiatry (01), Pulmonary Medicine (01), Radio-diagnosis (03) , Radiotherapy (03)


M.S. Courses

  1. General Surgery (09), Obstetrics & Gynaecology (09), Ophthalmology (04), Orthopedic Surgery (03) and Oto-Rhino Laryngology (ENT) (03)
  2. Distribution of 90 seats for Indian Nationals/OCI in
  3. The number and distribution of seats are subject to variation depending upon the periodic directives / decisions from Competent Authorities.


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Eligibility Criteria


  1. Indian Nationals (IN): Applicant must be an Indian National or Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)
  2. 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

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



  1. A candidate must have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating internship / Practical training on or before 31st December 2019 [*Candidates not completing the internship on or before 31st December 2019 need not apply for January 2020 session. No condonation of Compulsory Rotating Internship beyond this date shall be accepted]


Minimum Qualifying Marks

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


Entrance Exam

  1. Entrance Examination will be conducted through a Computer Based Test (CBT) [Online] only
  2. The Exam shall be conducted in ENGLISH medium only. The Exam shall be held on Sunday, 08th December 2019 (Sunday) from 10.00 AM to 01.00 PM
  3. Duration of the Exam shall be 3 hours (Three hours); the Online (CBT) Entrance Examination will be conducted in one shift
  4. Therefore all candidates will be required to appear at CBT Online Entrance Examination, which will be conducted on Sunday, 08th December 2019. The venue, time and shift of the examination will be communicated to the candidates in the Admit Card
  5. 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:

  1. Basic Clinical Sciences [(Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine & Toxicology)] - 100 Questions
  2. Clinical Sciences [(Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Community Medicine, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Radio diagnosis, Radio therapy, Emergency Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Blood Transfusion Medicine)] - 150 Questions
  3. Candidates are advised to go through the Mock Test for computer based Test (online Exam). Link for mock test is available on JIPMER’s Website JIPMER MD/MS Entrance Exam 2020 link
  4. Total - 250 No. of Questions


Exam Cities

  1. 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
  2. Applicant can opt only for three exam cities
  3. 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

  1. Hall Tickets for the Entrance Examination shall be available for download to candidates whose applications are complete in all respects, from 13th November 2019 (Wednesday) 11.00 AM onwards (tentative)
  2. 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
  3. NO change in the category/age/name/DOB (Date of Birth) will be entertained after submission of application


Application Procedure

  1. 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 on-line MD/MS admission - January 2020
  2. 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

  1. 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
  2. General (UR) / SPONSORED Rs.1600 + Transaction Charges as applicable
  3. OBC Rs.1600 + Transaction Charges as applicable
  4. SC/ST Rs.1200 + Transaction Charges as applicable
  5. NRI/OCI Rs.3000 + Transaction Charges as applicable
  6. OPH Exempted From Application Fees


Mode of Payment

  1. Only through Net-Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card Payment through computer generated Challan Form in any branch of State Bank of India
  2. The candidate is advised to read the prospectus and instructions before starting online registration
  3. 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:
  4. 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


Important Dates for JIPMER MD MS Admissions 2020

  1. Online Registration from 18th September 2019 (10.00 AM)
  2. Online Registration Closes on 25th October 2019 (05.00 PM)
  3. Download of Hall Ticket from JIPMER Website (Hall Tickets will be made available through Internet download ONLY and NOT by Post): 11th November 2019 10.00 AM to 08th December 2019 (Sunday) 8.00 AM
  4. Date of Entrance Exam (Single Shift - Online Mode Only): 08th December 2019 (Sunday 10.00 am to 01.00 pm)
  5. Expected Date of Publication of Merit List: 18th December 2019 (Wednesday, 08.00 PM)


See: Medical Entrance Exams


Counselling for choosing the discipline:

  1. OPH/Foreign Nationals/Sponsored (Tentative) 26th December 2019 (Thursday) 8.00 AM
  2. First Counselling (Tentative): 27th December 2019 (8.00 AM)
  3. Second Counselling (Tentative): 08th January 2020 (8.00 AM)
  4. Third Counselling & Open Counselling (Tentative): 05th February 2020 (8.00 AM)
  5. Final Counselling (Tentative) 26th February 2020 (Wednesday) 08.00 AM
  6. Admission formalities (Medical Board & submission of the receipt for payment of fees etc): 28th December 2019 (Monday), 08.00 AM
  7. Issue of Admission Letter & Letter for Hostel Accommodation 30th December 2019 10.00 AM
  8. Commencement of Course 01st January 2020 (09.00 AM)
Close of Admissions for MD/MS - January 2020 Session 29th February 2020



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