JIPMER PG 2018 - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, has released the individual rank letter of all the candidates on May 29, 2018. The merit list of JIPMER PG 2018 was published on May 25, 2018, along with releasing the names of the candidates called for JIPMER PG 2018 first round of counselling. The link to check and download category-wise and overall merit list of JIPMER PG 2018 and JIPMER PG rank letters can be accessed below.
LATEST - JIPMER PG 2018 Merit lists have been published on May 25, 2018.
JIPMER Puducherry earlier released the JIPMER PG July session admit card on April 30, 2018. Candidates could download the admit card from the link given below. The date and time of JIPMER PG 2018 entrance exam was also rescheduled to facilitate aspirants who wish to appear in both JIPMER PG 2018 and PGIMER 2018 and avoid a clash between dates of the two exams. JIPMER PG 2018 for July session admissions was conducted on May 19, 2018, instead of earlier stipulated date of May 13, 2018 (same day on which PGIMER 2018 is scheduled). Besides this, JIPMER PG 2018 was conducted in the morning shift, from 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM, instead of afternoon shift. Only those aspirants who will score at least minimum required percentile as per JIPMER PG cutoff requirement, will become eligible for July 2018 MD/MS admissions.
JIPMER PG 2018 is conducted for admissions to Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) programmes that are offered under Clinical and Basic Clinical subjects in JIPMER Puducherry and Karaikal campuses. It is a national-level online entrance exam that is held twice a year in January and July. Candidates could register for JIPMER PG 2018 and fill the application form of JIPMER PG 2018 from February 28, 2018 (11.00 AM) to April 2, 2018 (5.00 PM). Candidates who successfully submitted JIPMER PG 2018 application form could download the admit card of JIPMER PG 2018 from April 30 onwards till May 19, 2018 (8.00 AM).
JIPMER PG 2018 entrance test has been conducted for providing admissions to 100 MD/MS seats each for July 2018 session. Out of total 100 seats in MD and MS programmes, 95 seats are reserved for Indian candidates, while remaining 5 seats will be given to sponsored and foreign nationals. Interested aspirants can check complete details about JIPMER PG 2018 on this page including eligibility criteria, the procedure to fill the application form, exam pattern, important dates, and more. The result of JIPMER PG 2018 has been announced in the form of publication of merit list of JIPMER PG 2018, on May 25, 2018. JIPMER PG 2018 result will also be declared in the form of a rank letter.
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What's new in JIPMER PG 2018 July session?
- The application fee of JIPMER PG 2018 has been increased for General, OBC and Sponsored category candidates. Candidates belonging to General, OBC and Sponsored category will now be required to pay JIPMER PG application fee of INR 1,600/- against the earlier stipulated amount of INR 1,500/-.
The timing of JIPMER PG 2018 was earlier changed from morning to evening shift. JIPMER PG 2018 entrance exam for July session admissions was to be conducted from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the afternoon, contrary to the earlier practice of conducting the exam in morning from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. However, this change has been scrapped with the rescheduling of the examination. Now, JIPMER PG 2018 will be conducted in a single morning shift in online mode from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
The number of exam cities in which JIPMER PG 2018 entrance will be held has been increased from 10 exam cities to 11, with Chandigarh being the newly added exam city of JIPMER PG 2018. Other JIPMER PG exam cities include New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Puducherry, Trivandrum, Vijayawada and Mumbai.
JIPMER Puducherry has made it mandatory for candidates (except for those belonging to Assam, Meghalaya and J&K) to possess either Aadhar Card with Photograph or Passport. Such candidates will be necessarily required to provide the Id number of either Aadhar Card or Passport at the time of filling JIPMER PG application form 2018. Candidates belonging to Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir will be given the option of providing details of any valid government Id proof such as Voter Id, Driving License, Aadhar Card, Passport, Bank Passbook, Ration Card, etc.
JIPMER Puducherry has changed its tie-breaking criteria, i.e. the criteria used to decide merit rank between candidates getting same percentile score in JIPMER PG entrance exam. From this year on, the marks of MBBS examination will not be considered as a tie-breaking factor. Now, in case of a tie between two or more candidates, first 'Negative Marks' will be considered to break the tie, and in case the tie persists, then 'Age' factor will be considered to break the tie and decide the merit rank.
JIPMER PG 2018: 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 announced the important dates for the PG entrance exam (July session) through a JIPMER PG important dates 2018 notification. Aspirants can check below JIPMER PG Important Dates 2018 for July Session below-
JIPMER PG 2018 July Session Dates
Availability of JIPMER PG 2018 prospectus
February 28, 2018
Application forms release
February 28, 2018
Application forms end
April 2, 2018 (5.00 PM)
Admit card download available
April 30 to May 19, 2018 upto 8.00 AM
JIPMER PG 2018 (Rescheduled)
May 19, 2018 (Saturday)
Result and merit list announce
May 25, 2018
Rank Letters Availability
May 29, 2018 (11:00 AM onwards)
June 13, 2018
July 4, 2018
July 31, 2018
August 29, 2018
Commencement of Session
July 2, 2018
The result of JIPMER PG 2018 for July session admission has been declared in the form of publication of merit list of JIPMER PG 2018 on May 25, 2018, and has also been made available in the form of JIPMER PG rank letter on May 29, 2018. Candidates, who appeared in the PGIMER 2018 entrance exam, can now check their result in online mode in the form of merit lists from the link given above. Candidates will soon be able to download their rank letters as well. JIPMER PG 2018 Result released in form of category-specific merit lists also indicate the names of candidates shortlisted for JIPMER PG first counselling round.
Merit List of JIPMER PG 2018 contains candidate’s name, All India Rank, marks obtained, etc. based on percentile method. JIPMER PG 2018 merit lists have been released on May 25, 2018. The percentile cutoff for merit list of JIPMER PG 2018 will be determined on the basis of average marks obtained by first top ten candidates in JIPMER PG 2018. The validity of the JIPMER PG 2018 merit list will only be until the current academic session, and will not be forwarded to the next session.
The cutoff of JIPMER PG 2018 is the minimum score that has to be secured by the applicants to qualify the exam. The cutoff of JIPMER PG 2018 will be decided by the exam conducting body and will vary for different categories. The qualifying marks or percentile for general category candidate is 50th percentile. However, candidates belonging to Schedule Caste, Schedules Tribe or Other Backward Classes including OPH, the minimum qualifying percentile is 40. In respect of Unreserved Orthopedic Physically Challenged (OPH) candidates, 45 is the minimum percentile.
JIPMER Puducherry has released the ranks of candidates called for the first round of JIPMER PG counselling 2018. Candidates can check the notice for counselling and the category-specific ranks called for counselling from the link given above. The Counselling of JIPMER PG 2018 for July session will be conducted in four rounds. The first counselling will be held on June 13, 2018, and second counselling will be conducted on July 4, 2018, followed by third counselling held on July 31, 2018, and final counselling held on August 29, 2018. All the qualified candidates will be able to participate in the final round of counselling of JIPMER PG 2018. JIPMER PG 2018 Counselling will be done in offline mode at the University Campus at Puducherry. The date of closing of admissions will be August 31, 2018.
Tentative Counselling Venue
JIPMER Mini Auditorium
Fourth Floor, JIPMER Academic Center
Puducherry- 605 006
As the entrance exam is held in online mode, Answer Key of JIPMER PG 2018 will not be published by the exam conducting body, the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry. Moreover, any answer key published by medical coaching institutes will not hold any official authenticity.
Only those aspirants, who completed their MBBS along with the compulsory rotatory internship of one year and have obtained a registration number from Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council, were eligible to apply for JIPMER PG 2018. Moreover, only Indian Nationals, Overseas citizens of India and Foreign Nationals could appear for JIPMER PG 2018.
Application Form of JIPMER PG 2018 for July session was made available by JIPMER Puducherry. Candidates could register for JIPMER PG 2018 entrance from February 28, 2018, onwards. The last date to fill JIPMER PG 2018 application form was April 2, 2018 (5.00 PM). Application fee could be paid via credit card/debit card/net banking only. The cost of JIPMER PG 2018 Application Form was 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/-. Along with the cost of the application fee, all the candidates will have to pay transaction charges of online fee payment as applicable.
Note: Aspirants are advised to carefully read the eligibility criteria before filling up the application form.
Admit Card of JIPMER PG 2018 for July session was made available for download from April 30 onwards. Candidates will be able to download the same till May 19, 2018, upto 8.00 AM. Candidates were required to download JIPMER PG 2018 admit card by entering their application number and password provided to them at the time of online registration. The admit card contains detail such as candidate’s name, application number, date of birth, exam centre address, etc.
JIPMER PG Exam 2018 was an online exam that will include 250 MCQs. Test-takers were given a total of three hours to complete the test. Detailed JIPMER PG Test Pattern 2018 can be checked from the table below.
JIPMER PG 2018 Paper Pattern
JIPMER PG 2018 Exam Pattern
3 hours (180 minutes)
250 multiple choice questions
4 marks awarded for every correct answer
1 mark deducted for an incorrect response
Basic Clinical Sciences and Clinical Science subjects taught during MBBS programme
Distribution of Questions
Basic Clinical Science (100 Questions) and Clinical Science (150 Questions)
The exam centres of JIPMER PG 2018 are the list of cities where the postgraduate medical entrance exam will be held on May 19, 2018. The exam was held in 11 cities across India. While filling the application form, applicants were required to choose any three test cities as per their convenience. Allotment of JIPMER PG 2018 centre was done on the basis of first come first serve basis. No request for a change in the examination city was entertained as per the rules. The rescheduling notice of JIPMER PG 2018 stated that candidates who wish to appear for both MD/MS and DM/M.Ch/PDF entrance exams and have filled Chandigarh as the first desired exam city option in both the application forms, they would not be allotted their first choice and second/third choice options would be considered instead.
Candidates can check all the information about JIPMER PG 2018 from the official brochure given below:
Tollfree Number- 18002669780
Contact- 0413-2298288; 0413- 2272380 (Extn: 8573)