Updated on Feb 4, 2020 - 2:25 p.m. IST by Sahiba.Sharma

JIPMER PG 2020 July session dates announced; check below!

JIPMER PG 2020: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry will conduct JIPMER PG exam on May 17, 2020. JIPMER PG 2020 dates for July session has been announced on February 4. JIPMER PG 2020 July session will be conducted for admission to 100 seats in Masters of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses offered by JIPMER, Puducherry. The application form of JIPMER PG 2020 will be available from March 4 and a link for registration will be available on this page. Only the eligible candidates can fill JIPMER PG 2020 application form till April 9. The registered candidates can only download the admit card for JIPMER PG 2020 July session on April 28, tentatively. JIPMER PG is a computer based test conducted twice a year for January and July sessions.

In the last JIPMER PG June session, a total of 4673 candidates had qualified the test, while in the previous session, as many as 1007 aspirants had passed the entrance examination. In JIPMER PG 2020 July session, a total of 250 multiple choice questions will be asked for MD/MS courses, whereas, 100 questions for Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS). JIPMER PG result 2020 date is expected to be declared on May 22, in the form of merit list. Only the qualified candidates included in JIPMER PG merit list will be called for the counselling process, which will be organised in offline mode. The regulatory authority will conduct JIPMER PG counselling round one on June 11, 2020. A total of three rounds of JIPMER PG counselling 2020 will be conducted by the apex body including spot admission. Read the article on JIPMER PG 2020 July session for more information on the application form, important dates, admit card, exam pattern and others.

It should also be noted that final round JIPMER PG counselling 2020 for January session will be conducted on February 5 in offline mode. Around 447 candidates are called for JIPMER PG allotment for filling 25 seats in Puducherry campuses.

JIPMER PG 2020 - Overview


Exam Name


Conducting body

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry

Exam level




Courses offered

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





Type of questions



3 hours



JIPMER PG Important Dates 2020

The authority has released the important dates for JIPMER PG July session through an official notification. The table below gives the important dates for the exam in detail, candidates are advised to go through them.

JIPMER PG Important Dates 2020 - July Session (Announced)



Application form release date

March 4, 2020

Last date to submit application form

April 9, 2020

Admit card release date

April 28, 2020

Last date to download admit card

May 17, 2020

Exam date

May 17, 2020

Merit list release

May 22, 2020

Individual rank letterTo be notified

JIPMER PG Counselling - Round 1

June 11, 2020

JIPMER PG Counselling - Round 2

To be notified

JIPMER PG Counselling - Final round

July 23, 2020

Admission closing date

July 31, 2020

Course start date

July 1, 2020

JIPMER PG Eligibility Criteria 2020

Before applying for JIPMER PG 2020 July session, it is mandatory for aspirants to go through the eligibility criteria. Some of JIPMER PG 2020 eligibility conditions has been mentioned below.

  • Candidates should possess an MBBS/BDS degree from an institution that is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) or Dental Council of India (DCI)

  • They must have completed the rotatory internship of twelve months before June 30, 2020.

  • Aspirants must have secured requisite aggregate score as given below in MBBS/BDS examination for category (including PwD) in the MBBS or BDS examination.

Aggregate score required in MBBS for JIPMER PG


Aggregate score

General/OBC - PwD




JIPMER PG Application Form 2020

JIPMER PG 2020 application form July session will be made available on March 4. Only candidates who fulfils the eligibility criteria will be considered eligible for JIPMER PG registration 2020. The last date to fill the application form of JIPMER PG is April 9, 2020. The process of application form can be filled in four steps, which includes registration, candidate login, payment of application fees and printout of confirmation page. For the better convenience of aspirants, below are the steps to fill JIPMER PG application form 2020:

  • Registration - The first step of JIPMER PG application form is to fill in general details like name, date of birth, mobile number and email ID.

  • Candidate login: After this candidates receive login credentials on their registered mobile number and email id. It is advised to preserve the candidate login details for future references.

  • Filling the application form: Using the login credentials, aspirants need to login to fill the remaining steps of JIPMER PG application form, which includes personal qualification, contact and other required details. Also, they need to upload the scanned images of passport size photograph, signature, category certificate, Class 10 and MBBS mark sheet

  • Fee payment: After completing the above steps candidates have to pay the fee for application. The form fee for application form. Payment of the fee can only be done through Net banking, Credit/Debit cards. In case of payment failure candidates have to make payment again.

  • Printing of confirmation page: This is the last step of the application form where a confirmation page will display on the screen. Candidates are advised to verify all the details mentioned on the confirmation page and download the same for future reference.

JIPMER PG Application Form - Documents Required

Documents Required

Size/Format Specification

Recent passport size photograph (scanned)

between 20KB to 200KB and JPG format

width - 30mm

height - 45mm

Candidate’s signature (scanned)

between 20KB to 200KB and JPG format

width - 80mm

height - 35mm

Category certificates (if any)

PDF format

MBBS mark sheet and Class 10 mark sheet

Details to be entered in application form

Credit/Debit card (for payment)

Details to be entered in application form

Only after the above steps are completed, the form will be considered successfully filled. The fee payment for application form has to be done in the third step. The table below mentions fee to be paid by different categories.

JIPMER PG 2020 Application Fee Details




Rs. 1600


Rs. 1200


Rs. 3000

Orthopaedic Physically Challenged

Exempted from paying application fee

JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Centres

JIPMER Puducherry will release the list of JIPMER PG exam centres 2020 July session along with the application form on March 4. The exam centres of JIPMER PG 2020 are the list of cities in which the exam will be held. In the last session, JIPMER PG January session was held in 10 major cities of India. The table below mentions the number of cities which were considered as the exam centres.

JIPMER PG test centres


Exam City














New Delhi







In third step of filling the application form, candidates will be required to select any JIPMER PG exam centre 2020 in which they wish to take the entrance examination. Since the allotment of JIPMER PG 2020 exam centres will be done on first come first serve basis, therefore, aspirants are advised to select the centre which is around 20 to 25 kms away from the city, The complete name and address of allotted JIPMER PG exam centre will be mentioned in the admit card.

JIPMER PG Admit Card 2020

The conducting authority will release the admit card of JIPMER PG 2020 on April 28, tentatively. Candidates whose application forms will be successfully accepted by the authority can download JIPMER PG 2020 admit card online till May 17. A direct JIPMER PG hall ticket download link will be provided on this page, when available. To download the admit card, applicants need to login using their user ID and password. It is advised to verify the details mentioned in JIPMER PG admit card 2020 and in case of any discrepancy, immediately contact the admission committee of JIPMER, Puducherry for rectifications. A copy of JIPMER PG hall ticket will also be send to the registered candidate's mobile number and email ID. It is important to carry the admit card along with photo ID and passport size photograph at the examination centre for verification purpose, else they an aspirant will not be allowed to appear for the test.

JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates are advised to go through the exam pattern of JIPMER PG to be able to prepare better for the exam. The table below gives a description of how the exam pattern is going to be.

JIPMER PG paper pattern



Duration of exam

MD/MS course - 3 hours

MDS Course - 1 hour 30 minutes



Language of exam



Single shift (MD/MS/MDS)


  1. 10 AM to 1 PM (MD/MS)

  2. 10 AM to 11:30 AM (MDS)

Question type

Multiple-choice questions

No. of questions

MD/MS course - 250

MDS Course - 100

Total marks

MD/MS course - 1000

MDS Course - 400

Marking scheme

Correct answer - 4 marks

Wrong answer - (-1) mark

Unanswered - no marks


Clinical Science

Basic Clinical Sciences

Questions from each subject

Clinical Science - 150 questions

Basic Clinical Sciences - 100 questions

JIPMER PG Cutoff 2020

The cutoff of JIPMER PG 2020 is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to secure in order to qualify and be eligible for admissions. JIPMER, Puducherry will release JIPMER PG 2020 cutoff percentile for July session through the information brochure, while the corresponding cutoff marks will be declared along with the result on May 22. JIPMER PG cutoff 2020 varies for each category and must be secured by candidates for qualifying the entrance test. For a better idea to the aspirants, below is the table mentioning the JIPMER PG cutoff ranks and marks for for previous sessions.

JIPMER PG 2020 (January session) - Cutoff

CategoryCutoff percentileRanksecuredEquivalent marks
Unreserved50th percentile7322266
OBC40th percentile8755236
SC40th percentile8754236
ST40th percentile8752236
OPH45th percentile7957252

JIPMER PG 2019 (July session) - Cutoff



  • Unreserved

  • EWS

  • OCI

  • FN

  • Sponsored

  • Institute

50th percentile

Unreserved - PwD

45th percentile


40th percentile

JIPMER PG Result 2020

JIPMER, Puducherry will announce JIPMER PG 2020 result for July session on May 22, tentatively. The result will be declared in the form of merit list. Candidates can download the result of JIPMER PG 2020 from the link, which will be provided on this page, when available. Only aspirants who will secure the minimum qualifying percentile in the entrance test will be included in JIPMER PG result 2020. The result will mention names of candidate, roll number, total marks obtained, date of birth, category rank and eligibility for admission. Aspirants can download the rank letters of JIPMER PG 2020 July session after the declaration of result.

JIPMER PG 2020 rank list

The authority will release individual rank list for candidates on its official website. A link will be provided to the candidates for the same where they have to enter their login ID and password. The individual rank letters of candidates contains their name, AIR, marks and percentile secured.

JIPMER PG 2020 Merit List

JIPMER PG merit list 2020 is based on percentile score. The authority will release the category wise merit list as well as a common merit list for all. The required minimum percentile must be secured by candidates for admission to JIPMER PG 2020 failing which their names will not appear on the merit list. Details like roll number, name, date of birth, correct responses, negative responses, total marks, percentile and overall rank has been included in the merit list. The authority will release the following nine merit lists:

  • Shortlisted candidates UR category

  • Shortlisted candidates OBC category

  • Shortlisted candidates SC category

  • Shortlisted candidates ST category

  • Shortlisted candidates EWS category

  • Shortlisted candidates Institute category

  • Shortlisted candidates Foreign National category

  • Shortlisted candidates Sponsored category

  • Shortlisted candidates PwD category

JIPMER PG Counselling 2020

JIPMER PG 2020 counselling July session for admission to MD/MS and MDS courses will be conducted in offline mode. Aspirants included in the result will be called for JIPMER PG counselling round one which will be organised on June 11, 2020, at Mini Auditorium of Puducherry campus. All the eligible candidates needs to report at the counselling venue as per their rank and specified time allotted for registration, verification and admission process. JIPMER PG counselling 2020 July session will be held in three rounds including final round of allotment. JIPMER PG seat allotment process will be held for admission to 100 MD/MS seats. After the completion of first round, the authority will conduct the second round of counselling in the last week of June, for filling of vacant seats left. The seats will be allotted on the basis of JIPMER PG rank, preferences of colleges as well as courses, seats availability, reservation criteria and other factors. Once the seats are allotted through the counselling of JIPMER PG 2020, aspirants need to deposit the fees to reserve the particular seat.

JIPMER PG Counselling 2020 involves a number of steps as mentioned below:

  1. Registration - Candidates have to first get themselves registered for counselling. Only those aspirants whose names appear on the merit list will be eligible to sit for counselling

  2. Biometric fingerprint/Photo verification - On the day of counselling candidates’ biometric fingerprint and image/photo verification will be done. If the same do not match then the candidature of those candidates will be cancelled and if need be legal action will be taken against them

  3. Certificate verification - Candidates have to submit their required certificates in original as well as a self-attested copy of the same. The authority will retain the original certificates of candidates and return it only after completion of course or if relieved in mid-way

  4. Counselling - Candidates who complete the steps above will be eligible for counselling. Physical presence of candidates at the counselling venue is mandatory otherwise they will be marked absent

JIPMER PG Counselling Venue

JIPMER Mini Auditorium

Fourth floor, JIPMER Academic Center

JIPMER, Puducherry - 605 006

JIPMER PG Seats and Reservation 2020

As mentioned, JIPMER PG 2020 exam is conducted for admission to 100 seats in Puducherry campus. Below is the table mentioning the JIPMER PG seats as well as category-wise reservations.

JIPMER PG seats (January session)

S.No.DisciplinesNo. of Seats
For all Indian Nationals including OCIFor Indian candidates sponsored by Govt. (Central/ State/Sevices)For Foreign National Candidates
M.D. Courses
4Community Medicine300
5Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology300
6Emergency Medicine211
7Forensic Medicine100
8General Medicine1000
9Immuno Hematology & Blood Transfusion101
11Nuclear Medicine100
17Pulmonary Medicine100
19Radiation oncology300
M.S. courses
1General Surgery901
2Obstetrics & Gynaecology910
4Orthopedic Surgery301
5Oto-Rhino Laryngology300
Total seats

JIPMER PG 2020 - Contact Information

In case of any confusions candidate’s have to contact on the below-mentioned contact information.

Address: JIPMER, Dhanvantri Nagar,

Gorimedu, Puducherry: 605 006

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

Toll Free Number: 18002669780

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

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - JIPMER PG 2020

Question: Who can apply for JIPMER PG 2020?


Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria as laid down by the exam conducting authority will be able to fill the application form of JIPMER PG 2020. 

Question: How many seats will be offered in JIPMER PG 2020?


As many as 100 seats are offered in MD/MS program out of which 5 are reserved for NRI candidates and foreign nationals. Further 5 more seats are reserved for sponsored candidates.

Question: What is the duration of JIPMER PG 2020 exam ?


For MD/MS, the entrance exam will be conducted in a duration of 3 hours in which a candidate will have to attempt 250 questions. MDS aspirants will have to attempt 100 questions in a duration of 1 hour 30 minutes. 

Question: What is the syllabus of JIPMER PG 2020?


The question paper of JIPMER PG 2020 will be set based on the MBBS curriculum for MD/MS course and for MDS course the syllabus of entrance will be based on BDS curriculum 

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