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JIPMER PG 2019 – Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry is the body responsible for conducting JIPMER PG 2019 July session. The authority has announced the important dates for the July session of JIPMER PG 2019. The entrance exam will be conducted on May 19, 2019, in the computer-based platform. The registration for JIPMER PG 2019 will begin on February 28 and will remain open till April 1, 2019. The exam will be conducted in a single shift from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The date and venue of the examination will be informed to the candidates through the admit card for the examination. Only the candidates who have successfully filled the application form will be issued an admit card for the entrance exam. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall without a valid admit card and a photo ID  proof. 

The exam will be conducted only in the English language containing  250 multiple choice questions for which a candidate will be provided with a duration of 3 hours. Out of the total 11 cities, candidates have the option of choosing three exam cities as per their preference. The allotment of exam cities will be based on the preference given on the application form given by the candidate and on the first-cum-first-serve basis. 

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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 July session can check complete details about the exam including result, counselling, important dates, eligibility criteria, the procedure to fill the application form, exam pattern and more.

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.


JIPMER PG 2019: An Overview

Name of examination

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research - Postgraduate

Commonly known as


Courses offered

Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Mode of exam

Online (held in a single shift)

Exam level


Type of questions


Test duration

3 hours (from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM)

JIPMER PG 2019 Important Dates

JIPMER, Puducherry has declared the important dates of JIPMER PG 2019 . Candidates can check the JIPMER PG important dates 2019 for July session in the table given below-

JIPMER PG 2019 Exam Dates (July Session)



Availability of JIPMER PG 2019 prospectus

February 28, 2019 

Online application form release date

February 28, 2019 

Last date to fill the application form

April 1, 2019 

Admit card release date

Last week of April*

JIPMER PG 2019 entrance exam

May 19, 2019

Result and merit list release date

May 24, 2019 

Rank letter issuedTo be notified 

First Counselling

June 12, 2019 

Commencement of Session

July 1, 2019 

Second Counselling

July 5, 2019

Third counselling

July 31, 2019 

Final Counselling

August 28, 2019

Date of closing of admission

August 31, 2019 

 *Tentative dates

JIPMER PG Eligibility Criteria 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: A 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 July session.

  • Work Experience: Candidate must also complete the one-year compulsory rotating internship which should be completed by June 30, 2019. 

  • 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. 


JIPMER PG Application Form 2019

The application form of JIPMER PG 2019 for July session will be made available on February 28. The registration window to fill the JIPMER PG application form for July session will be open till April 1, 2019. 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.

JIPMER PG Admit Card 2019

The admit card of JIPMER PG 2019 for July session will be issued in the last week of April, 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 is also required in the counselling process. The hall ticket of JIPMER PG 2019 will provide the details like candidates’ roll number, allotted exam city and centre. After the release of JIPMER PG admit card 2019, it is advisable that the candidates ensure that the details like their name, application number, and date of birth are correct. If in case, there is any discrepancy then the candidates are required to contact the authorities concerned.

JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2019

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

S. No.




Exam Duration

3 hours (180 minutes)


Total questions

250 multiple choice questions


Mode of Exam

Computer Based Test (CBT)


Maximum marks



Marking scheme

4 marks awarded for every correct answer


Negative marking

1 mark deducted for an incorrect response


Linguistic Medium




Basic Clinical Sciences and Clinical Science subjects


Distribution of Questions

Basic Clinical Science - 100 Questions

Clinical Science - 150 Questions


JIPMER PG Exam Centres 2019

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 11 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 July session once allotted will not be changed under any circumstances. The admit card of JIPMER PG 2019 will mention the exam city and address of the test centre.


How to prepare for JIPMER PG entrance exam?

  • Aspirants of JIPMER PG 2019 for July 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.

JIPMER PG Answer Key 2019

As the entrance exam of JIPMER PG 2019 for July session will be 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 July session comes under a non-disclosure agreement. 

JIPMER PG 2019 Contact Information


Dhanvantri Nagar,


Puducherry: 605 006

Official website: https://jipmer.edu.in/

Tollfree Number: 18002669780

Contact: 0413-2298288; 0413- 2272380 (Extn: 8573)

JIPMER PG Result 2019

The result of JIPMER PG 2019 for July session will be released on May 24, 2019. The result of JIPMER PG 2019 will be released in the form of a merit list and individual scorecard. JIPMER, Puducherry will also disclose a list specifying the number 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 July session is made available.

JIPMER PG Rank Letters 2019

The conducting authority will issue the JIPMER PG 2019 rank letters for the candidates who have qualified the entrance test. A link will be made available above on this page for downloading the rank letters. Using the link, candidates will be directed to the login page where the User ID and password must be entered. The JIPMER PG rank letters will contain the name of the aspirant, AIR, marks and percentile secured in the JIPMER PG exam for July session.


JIPMER PG Merit List 2019 

The merit list of JIPMER PG 2019 will be issued along with the release of JIPMER PG result. The conducting body will release nine merit lists – an overall merit list and eight 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 July session will display roll no., the name of the candidate, date of birth, correct responses, incorrect responses, total marks, percentile, rank (overall and category-wise) and qualifying status.


JIPMER PG Cutoff 2019

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 July 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 the 40th percentile. PwD candidates belonging to unreserved category candidates are required to secure 45th percentile.


JIPMER PG Counselling 2019 

JIPMER, Puducherry has released the tentative dates for the July session. The first round counselling will be conducted on June 12, 2019.  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


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