JIPMER PG Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Candidates who wish to apply for JIPMER PG 2018 for the January session admissions must ensure that they fulfil JIPMER PG 2018 eligibility criteria as laid by the exam conducting authority. These are the basic minimum requirements set by JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Medical Education and Research) Puducherry which must be fulfilled by aspirants in order to appear for JIPMER PG 2018 examination. JIPMER PG is held twice a year for filling around 102 seats in varied disciplines of MD (Doctor of Medicine) and MS (Masters of Surgery) in each session. If an aspirant fails to meet any of the prescribed JIPMER PG eligibility criteria 2018, s/he will not be allowed to appear for the online entrance examination.
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JIPMER PG is a national level entrance examination conducted by JIPMER Puducherry for admissions into its various postgraduate medical courses. The announcements for the January and July sessions are issued in the months of September and March respectively. The registration for the forthcoming session of January 2018 has begun from September 11, 2017 onwards and will continue till October 20, 2017.
JIPMER PG Eligibility Criteria 2018
Candidates aspiring to appear for the entrance examination must ensure that they fulfil the prescribed eligibility criteria of JIPMER PG 2018, else their application will stand rejected. To aid students, Careers360 lists below the detailed JIPMER PG Eligibility Criteria 2018 that must be carefully considered before applying for the entrance examination.
The candidate must be a citizen of India.
For Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) - OCI candidates, who are registered under Section 7A of Citizenship Act 1955, are eligible to appear for JIPMER PG entrance exam 2018. However, at the time of counselling, which will be held in January 2018, they must submit a proof of OCI registration under Section 7A of Citizenship Act 1955. This is the only way for OCI candidates to fulfil the requirements laid under JIPMER PG Eligibility Criteria 2018.
For Foreign Nationals - Foreign nationals are also eligible to appear for JIPMER PG 2018, provided they follow the specified application procedure besides fulfilling other JIPMER PG 2018 eligibility conditions mentioned here. To begin with, foreign nationals must take prior permission from the Medical Council of India (MCI) before applying for any postgraduate course in JIPMER. Once the request is made, foreign nationals are required to route their applications via the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi.
It is mandatory for the aspirants to possess an MBBS or an equivalent degree recognized by the MCI to qualify for JIPMER PG Eligibility criteria 2018.
It is compulsory for all aspirants of JIPMER PG 2018 (January session) to complete one year (12 months) of rotating internship or practical training on or before December 31, 2017. Please note that no candidates completing their internship after this date, i.e. December 31, 2017, will be eligible to apply for admissions in January 2018 session. Those seeking to apply for the July 2018 session, will have to complete their one-year internship or training before June 30, 2018, to fulfill eligibility criteria of JIPMER PG 2018.
Minimum Qualifications Marks
Candidates belonging to General and OBC categories must possess a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in their MBBS degree.
Candidates belonging to SC and ST categories must possess at least 50% aggregate marks in their MBBS degree.
For OPH (Orthopedic Physically Handicapped) candidates, the minimum aggregate marks prescribed for the above categories will apply, depending upon the candidate’s particular category.
Who is not eligible to appear for JIPMER PG 2018 (January Session)?
Candidates who haven’t completed or are not likely to complete their one-year rotary internship or practical training by or before December 31, 2017, will be deemed to have failed to fulfill the eligibility criteria of JIPMER PG 2018.
Candidates who have already done their MD or MS from any institution and are now looking for another MD or MS degree at JIPMER will also not be eligible for JIPMER PG 2018 entrance examination.
Candidates applying under SC/ST categories or Puducherry quota without a valid proof will also be considered to have failed to fulfill JIPMER PG 2018 eligibility criteria.
NOTE: Your application will stand rejected or your hall ticket will be immediately cancelled if ineligibility is detected at any stage of admission process.
JIPMER PG 2018 Applications have commenced from September 11, 2017 and will continue till October 20, 2017. Aspirants can check the complete details about JIPMER PG Application Form 2018 now.
Disclaimer: The above article is based on last year’s official notifications. It will be updated as soon as the official notifications are made for this year.
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