JIPMER Eligibility Criteria 2019
Kritika Tyagi, 06 Mar 2019, #JIPMER MBBS

JIPMER Eligibility Criteria 2019 - JIPMER Puducherry, the exam conducting body, has disclosed the JIPMER 2019 eligibility criteria which must be fulfilled to appear for the exam. The eligibility criteria of JIPMER 2019 means the minimum requirements that need to be fulfilled by all the candidates to be considered eligible for the entrance exam. JIPMER eligibility criteria 2019 must be checked by all the candidates before filling the registration form. As per the eligibility criteria of JIPMER MBBS 2019, the qualifying marks to be secured in Class 12 has been changed for each category. In order to be eligible, general category aspirants must secure at least 50% which was 60% for the year 2018. Note that only those candidates who will fulfil the eligibility criteria of JIPMER 2019 will be considered eligible for the medical entrance exam, otherwise, the application forms will be rejected. JIPMER eligibility criteria 2019 will specify the nationality, academic requirements, age limit and other mandatory requirements which must be fulfilled by all the candidates. JIPMER MBBS aspirants can read the article below to know all the important details related to JIPMER 2019 eligibility criteria.

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JIPMER Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Overview



Qualifying Exam

Class 12 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as main subjects in Classes 11 and 12.

Lower Age Limit

17 years as on December 31, 2019.

Candidates must be born on or before January 1, 2003.

Maximum Age Limit

No upper age limit in JIPMER MBBS 2019.

Qualifying Marks

UR and EWS - 50%, OBC/SC/ST/PwD- 40%, General-PwD - 45% (minimum aggregate marks for PCB subjects only)


Indian Nationals, NRIs, & OCIs

JIPMER Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Nationality

As per the JIPMER eligibility criteria 2019, a candidate must be an Indian citizen/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)/National Residents of India (NRI). OCI and NRI candidates are required to upload the necessary documents while filling the application form. Furthermore, these candidates will be considered for only ‘unreserved’ category seats.

JIPMER Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Age Limit

Candidates applying for JIPMER MBBS must be at least 17 years of age on or before December 31, 2019. As per the JIPMER eligibility criteria 2019, there is no upper age limit for the entrance exam. It must be noted that there will be no relaxation in lower age limit given to any candidate under any circumstances, irrespective of his/her category.

JIPMER Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Academic Requirements

Aspirants of JIPMER MBBS must pass the qualifying examination meaning Class 12 examination or an equivalent examination after 12 years of study. Candidates must have Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology in the last two years of study and English as a core subject. OCI/NRI candidates who have not completed Class 12 from the country will be required to submit an Eligibility Certificate from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.

As per the eligibility criteria of JIPMER MBBS 2019, the qualifying marks has been decreased for each category. This year, a EWS (Economically Weaker Section) category has also been added. In order to be eligible for JIPMER 2019, the qualifying percentile for Unreserved and EWS category has been decreased from 60% to 50%. While for SC/ST/OBC/PwD and Unreserved-PwD candidates, it is 40% and 45%, respectively.

Minimum Marks Required


Minimum Marks Required in 10+2

General (UR) and EWS






Highlights of JIPMER MBBS Eligibility Criteria 2019

  • Applicants whose result will not be released when JIPMER application form 2019 is made available can fill the form considering they fulfil the eligibility criteria of JIPMER 2019 like age limit, nationality, and academic requirements. However, they will be only considered eligible once the result of Class 12 is declared.

  • Candidates whose result of Class 12 has not been declared must also note that the issuance of admit card to them will not confirm that they are considered eligible by the authorities.

JIPMER MBBS is a national level entrance exam which will be held on June 2, 2019. JIPMER result 2019 will be tentatively declared in the second week of June. The medical entrance exam is conducted for admission to MBBS courses offered at JIPMER, Puducherry and JIPMER, Karaikal campuses. Candidates will be applying to 200 seats available through JIPMER 2019. JIPMER application form 2019 will be released on March 6.

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