JIPMER PG 2019 – Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry will conduct the JIPMER PG 2019 entrance exam on December 2, 2018, for January Session. JIPMER PG application form 2019 has been released on September 24, 2018, along with the information brochure. The last date for JIPMER PG online registration is October 26, 2018. The entrance exam of JIPMER PG is conducted biannually for admission to 200 MD/MS seats (100 in January session and 100 in July session) available in JIPMER, Puducherry. Out of the 100 seats available in each session, 90 seats are available for all Indian Nationals candidates including OCI while, 5 seats are reserved for Indian candidates sponsored by the government and 5 seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals candidates. Candidates who possess an MBBS degree or an equivalent degree are eligible to appear for the JIPMER PG 2019 entrance exam. Candidates who wish to take JIPMER PG entrance exam for January session can check complete details about the exam including important dates, eligibility criteria, the procedure to fill the application form, exam pattern, result, counselling and more.
LATEST: JIPMER PG Application Form for January session has been released on September 24!
JIPMER, Puducherry is an Institue of National Importance which offers specialisation in twenty four different fields under Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) programmes. JIPMER PG 2019 is a national-level entrance exam which is conducted twice in December and May for the respective sessions. Candidates will be provided with a window of one month to apply for JIPMER PG 2019 entrance exam. The result of the entrance exam will be declared in the form of merit list on or before December 12, 2018.
JIPMER PG 2019: An Overview
Name of examination
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research - Postgraduate
Commonly known as
Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Mode of exam
Online (held in a single shift)
Type of questions
3 hours (from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
JIPMER, Puducherry has released the application form for the January session. The JIPMER PG information bulletin has also been released. Candidates the JIPMER PG important dates 2019 for January session in the table given below-
JIPMER PG 2019 Exam Dates (January Session)
Availability of JIPMER PG 2019 prospectus
September 24, 2018
Online application form release date
September 24, 2018
Last date to fill application form
October 26, 2018
Admit card release date
November 14 to December 2, 2018
JIPMER PG 2019 entrance exam
December 2, 2018
Result and merit list release date
On or before December 12, 2018
December 19, 2018
Commencement of Session
January 1, 2019
January 9, 2019
January 31, 2019
February 25, 2019
Date of closing of admission
February 28, 2019
Nationality: Candidates who are Indian nationals, Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) and Foreign National are eligible to take JIPMER PG entrance exam.
Academic Qualification: An MBBS degree or an equivalent degree recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI) should be possessed by the candidate at the time of filling the JIPMER PG application form 2019 for January session.
Work Experience: Candidate must also complete the one year compulsory rotating internship which should complete by December 31, 2018.
Minimum Qualifying Marks:- A candidate must secure a minimum score of 55% in aggregate in MBBS course if belonging to Unreserved or OBC category. For SC/ST candidates, the minimum qualifying marks are 50%. PwD candidates should have the minimum qualifying marks of their respective category.
The application form of JIPMER PG 2019 for January session has been made available on September 24, 2018. The registration window to fill the JIPMER PG application form for January session will be open till October 26, 2018. JIPMER PG 2019 registration is only available in online mode and candidates can fill the application form from the official website of JIPMER PG. The cost of JIPMER PG 2019 application form is INR 1,600/- for General/OBC and INR 1,200/- for SC/ST category candidates. The application fee amount for NRI/OCI candidates is INR 3,000/-. Apart from the application fee, all the candidates will have to pay transaction charges of online fee payment as applicable. Candidates falling under PwD category are exempted from JIPMER PG application fees.
The admit card of JIPMER PG 2019 for January session will be issued on November 14, 2018, in online mode only. JIPMER PG admit card is a mandatory document which must be carried to the JIPMER PG examination hall. The admit card will also be required in the counselling process. The hall ticket of JIPMER PG 2019 will provide details like candidates’ roll number, allotted exam city and centre. After the release of JIPMER PG admit card 2019, it must be ensured by the candidates that the details like their name, application number, and date of birth are correct. If in case, there is any discrepancy then the candidates must contact the authorities concerned.
The exam pattern of JIPMER PG 2019 must be checked before taking the exam as it acquaints candidates with the various aspect of the exam like the linguistic medium, mode, marking scheme etc. Detailed JIPMER PG exam pattern 2019 can be checked from the table below.
JIPMER PG 2019 Exam Pattern
3 hours (180 minutes)
250 multiple choice questions
Mode of Exam
Computer Based Test (CBT)
4 marks awarded for every correct answer
1 mark deducted for an incorrect response
Basic Clinical Sciences and Clinical Science subjects
Distribution of Questions
Basic Clinical Science - 100 Questions
Clinical Science - 150 Questions
The exam centres of JIPMER PG 2019 are the list of exam cities where the national level exam is conducted. This year, the exam will be conducted in 10 cities across India. While opting for JIPMER PG exam centres, candidates can choose three exam cities at a time. The exam cities will be allotted as per the preferences submitted in JIPMER PG application form by the candidates on a first come first served basis. JIPMER PG 2019 exam city for January session once allotted will not be changed under any circumstances. The admit card of JIPMER PG 2019 will reflect the exam city and address of the test centre.
How to prepare for JIPMER PG entrance exam?
Aspirants of JIPMER PG 2019 for January session must note that before starting to prepare for JIPMER PG, they must understand the exam pattern and know the syllabus of the exam. The syllabus of JIPMER PG comprises 11 clinical sciences and basic clinical sciences subjects. Clinical sciences subjects cover 60% of the question paper, therefore, candidates should pay more attention to the topics covered under this section
In order to prepare for JIPMER PG entrance exam, candidates must be thorough with their MBBS curriculum. The entrance exam for postgraduate courses will test how well one has studied 19 subjects included in the MBBS syllabus.
Do make sure to solve multiple choice questions. Candidates pursuing MBBS course have the subjective knowledge of the exam but what the previous year toppers have suggested that there will be 250 questions which need to be solved in three hours time. JIPMER PG aspirants must solve multiple choice questions beforehand to obtain an exam day experience.
Revision should be an important aspect of your preparation strategy for JIPMER PG. It goes without saying that the syllabus is vast and while preparing for JIPMER PG one need to revise to retain the topics that they are covering.
As the entrance exam of JIPMER PG 2019 for January session is held in online mode. The exam authorities do not release the question paper and hence the answer key will not be issued. If the medical coaching institutes release the JIPMER PG answer key 2019, then it will not hold any official authenticity due to the non-availability of question paper. Moreover, the content of JIPMER PG 2019 question paper for January session comes under a non-disclosure agreement.
The result of JIPMER PG 2019 for January session will be released on or before December 12, 2018. JIPMER PG 2019 result will be released in the form of a merit list and individual scorecard. JIPMER, Puducherry will disclose the list of candidates who have qualified the exam by securing the minimum required percentile. The mode of release of JIPMER PG result will be only online. The authorities will not send the individual scorecards by any offline medium, candidates will be required to download the scorecard from the official link as and when JIPMER PG result for January session is made available.
The merit list of JIPMER PG 2019 will be issued along with the release of JIPMER PG result. The conducting body will release eight merit lists – overall merit list and category-wise merit lists. JIPMER PG 2019 overall merit list will include all the candidates irrespective of their category. The merit list of JIPMER PG for January session will display roll no., name of the candidate, date of birth, correct responses, incorrect responses, total marks, percentile, rank (overall and category-wise) and qualifying status.
The cutoff of JIPMER PG 2019 is the minimum required marks that candidates must score in order to be deemed qualified for the exam. JIPMER PG cutoff 2019 for January session will be different for each category depending on the corresponding cutoff percentile. The regulatory body releases the cutoff percentile to qualify the exam before the conduction of the exam. Candidates belonging to the unreserved category are required to secure at least 50th percentile while reserved category candidates must secure a minimum of 40th percentile. PwD candidates belonging to unreserved category candidates are required to secure 45th percentile.
JIPMER, Puducherry has released the schedule of the counselling process. Candidates will be called to the counselling process as per their All India Rank. The mode of conduction of the counselling process will be completely offline. Candidates will be required to report to the allotted venue in order to attend the counselling process. There will be three rounds of JIPMER PG counselling and a final round is subject to the vacancy of seats.
JIPMER PG Counselling Venue 2019
JIPMER Mini Auditorium,
Fourth Floor, JIPMER Academic Center,
JIPMER, Puducherry- 605 006
JIPMER PG 2019 Contact Information
Puducherry: 605 006
Official website: https://jipmer.edu.in/
Tollfree Number: 18002669780
Contact: 0413-2298288; 0413- 2272380 (Extn: 8573)
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