JIPMER PG 2018 - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry has released JIPMER PG 2018 exam schedule for July 2018 session. JIPMER Puducherry will conduct JIPMER PG 2018 entrance exam on May 13, 2018, for admissions to Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) programmes that are offered under Clinical and Basic Clinical subjects. It is a national level online entrance exam that is held twice a year in January and July. Candidates can 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 submits JIPMER PG 2018 application form will be able to download the admit card of JIPMER PG 2018 from April 30 to May 13, 2018 (8:00 AM).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.
LATEST - JIPMER PG 2018 Application forms are available now!
JIPMER PG 2018 entrance test will be 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 will be announced in the form of publication of merit list of JIPMER PG 2018, which will be declared on or before May 25, 2018. JIPMER PG 2018 result will also be declared in the form of a rank letter. The merit lists containing names of only shortlisted candidates will be made available.
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 has been changed from morning to evening shift. JIPMER PG 2018 entrance exam for July session admissions will be conducted in a single shift in online mode 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.
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 3:00 PM to 6:00 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 13, 2018 upto 8:00 AM
JIPMER PG 2018
May 13, 2018
Result and merit list announce
On or before May 25, 2018
June 13, 2018
July 4, 2018
July 31, 2018
August 29, 2018
Commencement of Session
July 2, 2018
Only those aspirants, who have 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, are eligible to apply for JIPMER PG 2018. Moreover, only Indian Nationals, Overseas citizens of India and Foreign Nationals can appear for JIPMER PG 2018.
Application Form of JIPMER PG 2018 for July session are now available. Candidates can register for JIPMER PG 2018 entrance from February 28, 2018, onwards. The last date to fill JIPMER PG 2018 application form is April 2, 2018 (5:00 PM). Application fee can be filled via credit card/debit card/net banking only. The cost of JIPMER PG 2018 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/-. 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 will be available for download from April 30 to May 13, 2018, upto 8:00 AM. Candidates are 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 will display detail such as candidate’s name, application number, date of birth, exam centre address, etc.
JIPMER PG Exam 2018 will be 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 13, 2018. The exam will be held in 11 cities across India. While filling the application form, applicants will be required to choose any three test cities as per their convenience. Allotment of JIPMER PG 2018 centre will be done on the basis of first come first serve basis. No request for a change in the examination city will be entertained.
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.
The result of JIPMER PG 2018 for July session admission will be declared in the form of publication of merit list of JIPMER PG 2018 and JIPMER PG rank letter. JIPMER PG 2018 result will be declared on or before May 25, 2018. Candidates, who will appear in the PGIMER 2018 entrance exam, will be able to check their result in online mode in the form of merit lists. Candidates will be able to download their rank letters as well. JIPMER PG 2018 Result will be released only for candidates shortlisted for JIPMER PG counselling rounds.
Merit List of JIPMER PG 2018 will consist of candidate’s name, All India Rank, marks obtained, etc. based on percentile method. JIPMER PG 2018 merit list will be declared on or before 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 till the current academic session, and will not be forwarded to the next session.
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.
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
Candidates can check all the information about JIPMER PG 2018 from the official brochure given below: