JIPMER MBBS Exam Pattern 2018 - As per the exam pattern of JIPMER MBBS 2018, JIPMER MBBS 2018 will be held on June 3, 2018, as an online Computer Based Test (CBT) of two and a half hour duration. JIPMER MBBS 2018 exam pattern, as released by JIPMER Puducherry, states that JIPMER MBBS exam may either be conducted in one or two shifts depending on the number of applicants, logistics and as per the directions of the Madras High Court. The exam will comprise 200 questions and the syllabus of JIPMER MBBS entrance will be based on Class 11 and 12 portions. Candidates must know two noteworthy features of JIPMER MBBS exam pattern 2018, ie. JIPMER MBBS exam will be conducted in English medium only and there will be negative marking applicable for the first time in JIPMER MBBS 2018 entrance exam. A good understanding of the exam pattern of JIPMER MBBS 2018 will give candidates the knowledge of question distribution, marking scheme, syllabus, etc., thereby helping them to prepare well for the exam. Candidates can read the full article for complete details about JIPMER MBBS 2018 exam pattern, including marking scheme, qualifying marks, syllabus of JIPMER MBBS, etc.
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JIPMER MBBS Exam Pattern 2018 – An Overview
JIPMER MBBS 2018
June 3, 2018
Online, Computer Based Exam (CBT)
2.5 hours (150 minutes)
Exam Shifts & Timings*
If it is held in single shift
If it is held in two shifts
Total Number of Questions
Type of Questions
MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Quants and Reasoning
120; increased from 75 last year
*Depends on number of applicants, logistics and the final directions of the Madras High Court
Detailed Features of JIPMER MBBS 2018 Exam Pattern
Candidates can check below the details of some important features of the exam pattern of JIPMER MBBS 2018.
Mode of JIPMER MBBS Exam: JIPMER MBBS 2018 will be conducted in online mode, ie. it will be a Computer Based Test (CBT).
Duration and Shifts of Examination: JIPMER MBBS 2018 will be a two and a half hour duration test. Depending on the number of applicants, logistics and the final directions of the Madras High Court, the exam may be conducted in one morning shift or two shifts, ie. morning and afternoon, from 10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. for morning shift and from 3:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. for afternoon shift. Applicants of JIPMER MBBS 2018 will be alloted only the one morning shift or may be randomly distributed in these two shifts.
Language of Exam: JIPMER MBBS 2018 exam will be conducted in English language only. The question paper of JIPMER MBBS 2018 will not be given in any language other than English.
Types of Questions in JIPMER MBBS 2018: JIPMER MBBS 2018 will contain multiple-choice questions. Each question will have four alternatives, amongst which single best response will have to be chosen by the candidate.
Number of Questions: JIPMER MBBS 2018 will contain 200 questions in total with questions asked from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Quants and Reasoning.
Marking Scheme of JIPMER MBBS 2018: As per the exam pattern of JIPMER 2018, a candidate will be allotted four marks for every correct response, while for the first time, one mark will be deducted for incorrect answers. No marks will be deducted for questions marked for review or left unattempted.
Distribution of Questions in JIPMER MBBS Question Paper: The question paper of JIPMER MBBS 2018 will consist of 200 questions, with 60 questions each asked from Physics, Chemistry and Biology, while 10 questions each will be asked from English Comprehension and Logic & Quantitative Reasoning. Check below for the details of question distribution of JIPMER MBBS 2018.
JIPMER MBBS Exam Pattern 2018- Subject-wise Distribution of Questions
Number of Questions
English Language & Comprehension
Logical and Quantitative Reasoning
JIPMER MBBS 2018 Syllabus
JIPMER MBBS Syllabus 2018 is prepared on the basis of syllabus as prescribed by State boards and CBSE for Classes 11 and 12. The questions in the question paper of JIPMER MBBS will be asked from Class 11 and 12 syllabus only.
Candidates are advised to go through sample papers of JIPMER MBBS 2018 and previous year question papers to prepare for the exam. Practicing mock tests will help candidates predict their preparation and performance. A mock test is also made available by JIPMER Puducherry to familiarize candidates with the interface and question types of JIPMER MBBS 2018. The link to mock test of JIPMER MBBS will be made available as soon as it is released by JIPMER Puducherry.
Qualifying Marks of JIPMER MBBS 2018
Candidates will need to score marks equivalent to certain percentiles in order to qualify JIPMER MBBS 2018 exam and proceed further in MBBS admission process. The minimum required percentile is different for different categories. Candidates can check category-wise minimum required percentile from the table given below.
JIPMER MBBS 2018 – Minimum Qualifying Percentile
Minimum Required Percentile
General or OCI or NRI
OBC or SC or ST
The result of JIPMER MBBS 2018 will be declared on or before June 20, 2018. This year JIPMER Puducherry will take admission on 200 MBBS seats, including 150 seats in JIPMER Puducherry and 50 seats in JIPMER Karaikal campus.