JIPMER MBBS 2018 Exam Day Guidelines
Tanzim Hazarika, 29 May 2018, #JIPMER MBBS

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Exam Day Guidelines – Candidates appearing for the JIPMER MBBS examination should be acquainted with the JIPMER MBBS exam day guidelines 2018. The candidates can take guidance from the exam day guidelines of JIPMER MBBS 2018 to prepare for the entrance test scheduled to be held on June 3, 2018. Candidates should follow the JIPMER 2018 exam day guidelines in order to avoid any sort of problems while appearing for the exam. JIPMER exam day guidelines 2018 include the time of reporting, things to be carried to the test centre/examination hall and the exam dos and don’ts among others.

The Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) conducts a yearly exam for admission to the MBBS course in its two campuses – Puducherry and Karaikal. JIPMER MBBS is conducted in the online mode in two shifts – morning and afternoon.  The exam day guidelines for JIPMER MBBS 2018 are similar for both the sessions. Candidates can check here for all the detailed information related to JIPMER MBBS 2018 exam day guidelines.

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JIPMER MBBS 2018 Exam Schedule



Date of exam

June 3, 2018

Exam timings

Morning – 10. 00 Am to 12.30 PM

Afternoon – 03.00 Pm to 06.00 PM

Reporting Time

Morning – 07.30 AM onwards

Afternoon – 01.30 PM onwards

Last entry to the examination hall

Morning – 9.15 AM

Afternoon – 2.30 PM

Duration of Exam

Two and a half hours

Exit from Exam Hall Permitted from

Morning – 12.30 PM

Afternoon – 5.30 PM

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Exam Day Guidelines – Exam Pattern

JIPMER MBBS 2018 is to be held in an online mode as a Computer Based Test (CBT). Negative marking has been introduced in JIPMER MBBS, for the first time. The entrance exam of JIPMER MBBS comprises 200 single-best-response type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four choices in each question. JIPMER Puducherry prepares the syllabus JIPMER MBBS 2018 based on the curriculum followed by various State Higher Secondary Boards and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for Classes 11 and 12. Candidates can check the table below for other important details regarding the exam pattern of JIPMER MBBS 2018.


JIPMER Exam Pattern



Mode of Exam

Online – Computer Based Test

Medium of Exam

English only

Total Questions


Question Type

Multiple choice, Assertion-Reason based

Questions per section

Physics – 60, Chemistry – 60, Biology (Botany + Zoology) – 60,

English Comprehension – 10, Logical and Quantitative Reasoning – 10,

Marking Scheme

+ 4 for every correct answer, -1 for each incorrect answer,

0 Marks for unattempted questions or those remarked for review

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Exam Day Guidelines – Requirements

The test-takers of JIPMER MBBS 2018 are mandatorily required to carry the following items mentioned when reporting to the exam centre as per the JIPMER MBBS exam day guidelines 2018. 

The authorities at the exam centre will collect the biometric data (digital photo and fingerprints) and hard copy of the signature of all the candidates inside the examination hall. The things that the candidates must carry along include:

Candidates must note that according to the exam day guidelines of JIPMER MBBS 2018, no other ID proof except the ones mentioned will be accepted at the examination centre.


JIPMER MBBS 2018 Exam Day Guidelines – Barred Items

Candidates must not carry certain items to the examination centre keeping the JIPMER MBBS exam day guidelines 2018 in mind. Candidates found in the possession of such items inside the examination hall will be prohibited from undertaking the test and cause cancellation of their candidature. The exam day guidelines of JIPMER MBBS 2018 lists a range of items that are candidates must not possess.

  • Electronic devices (e.g. mobile phones, smart/programmable watches, smartphones, calculators, iPAD, tabs, electronic watches, etc.),

  • Slide rule, log books, study material of any type, geometry box, written or white (blank) paper/piece of paper, wallets, etc.

  • Ornaments, head gear, hair band, hair clips, belt, bags, credit cards and debit card.

The examination centre will not make provisions for storing such objects if brought by the candidates and handed over.


JIPMER MBBS 2018 Exam Day Guidelines – Dos and Don’ts



Reach the examination centre as per the reporting time to facilitate a smooth entry process.

Attempt to copy from other candidates as it could lead to disqualification.

Remember to carry the admit card, valid photo identity proof (as mentioned) and a photocopy of the valid ID

Forget to sign in the attendance sheet and affix the Left Index Finger impression against the appropriate column of the attendance sheet.

Cooperate with the authorities during the process of security check

Try to note down the questions during the exam as it is considered to be a criminal act.

Display the JIPMER MBBS admit card 2018 to the authorities on demand

Converse with anyone else other than the invigilator(s).

Get the signature and seal of invigilator or representative of exam venue on their JIPMER MBBS admit card 2018

Leave the exam hall without handing over the photocopy of the ID card to the invigilator.

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Exam Day Guidelines – Attempting Strategy

JIPMER MBBS 2018 being a computer-based test held online, time management is of paramount importance when it comes to securing good marks in the examination. In the opinion of experts and toppers, the manner in which the two and a half hours are divided among the 200 questions makes all the difference. Students must try and devote their time accordingly among all the subjects and the number of questions in each section. The JIPMER MBBS exam day guidelines 2018 advises the aspirants to attempt the JIPMER MBBS mock test 2018 in order to practice and align themselves with the allotted time on the day of the entrance examination.


The exam day guidelines of JIPMER MBBS 2018 are meant to assist candidates in their preparations for the exam day. Following the JIPMER MBBS exam day guidelines will not only allow candidates to have a smooth exam day experience but will also allow JIPMER authorities to conduct the exam in an efficient manner.

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