JIPMER MBBS Exam Pattern 2018
Amita Jain, 07 Mar 2018, #JIPMER MBBS

JIPMER MBBS Exam Pattern 2018 - As per the exam pattern of JIPMER MBBS 2018, the examination was conducted on June 3, 2018, as an online Computer Based Test (CBT) of two and a half hour duration. The exam comprises 200 questions and the syllabus of JIPMER MBBS entrance is based on Class 11 and 12 portions. Candidates must know two noteworthy features of JIPMER MBBS exam pattern 2018, ie. JIPMER MBBS exam is conducted in English medium only and there was negative marking applicable for the first time in JIPMER MBBS 2018 entrance exam. A good understanding of the exam pattern of JIPMER MBBS 2018 gives the aspirants 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


June 3, 2018


Online, Computer Based Exam (CBT)


2.5 hours (150 minutes)

Exam Shifts & Timings*

  • Morning: 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM

  • Afternoon: 3.00 PM to 5.30 PM



Total Number of Questions


Type of Questions

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)MER MBBS Exam Pattern 2018- Subject-wise Distribution of Questions

Marking Scheme

  • +4 for Correct Response

  • -1 for Incorrect Response

  • 0 marks for unattempted questions


Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Quants and Reasoning

Exam Centres

120; increased from 75 last year


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 ExamJIPMER MBBS 2018 is conducted in the online mode, ie. it is a Computer Based Test (CBT).

  • Duration and Shifts of Examination: JIPMER MBBS 2018 will be a two and a half hour duration test. The exam is conducted in two shifts, ie. morning and afternoon, from 10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. for the morning shift and from 3:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. for the 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 is 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 contains multiple-choice questions. Each question has four alternatives, amongst which single best response will have to be chosen by the candidate. 

  • Number of Questions: JIPMER MBBS 2018 contained 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 consists 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 the syllabus as prescribed by State boards and CBSE for Classes 11 and 12. The questions in the question paper of JIPMER MBBS are asked from Class 11 and 12 syllabi 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.


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

50th Percentile

OBC or SC or ST

40th Percentile


45th Percentile

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. 


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