JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2020
Sahiba.Sharma, 09 Aug 2019, #JIPMER PG

JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2020 - Postgraduate medical aspirants appearing for JIPMER entrance exam can do well if they know the JIPMER PG 2020 exam pattern. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherryhas released the exam pattern of JIPMER PG 2020 along with the information brochure on September 18, 2019. JIPMER PG is the entrance exam will be held nationwide across 10 cities for admission to programmes at the institute’s campus in Puducherry. The JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2020 gives all details about the exam date and duration, mode, syllabus, shifts, timings, question type, total marks, marking scheme, etc to allow candidates to be prepared for what to expect in the entrance exam.
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JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates wishing to pursue their MD/MS/MDS form JIPMER, Puducherry would find it advantageous to understand the JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2020. All the details regarding the exam date, syllabus, shift timings, question type etc. pertaining to exam pattern are mentioned below.

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1. Exam Date and Mode - The exam date for JIPMER PG 2020 January session is December 8, 2019. It will be conducted in online mode

2. Duration of exam - Exam duration is different for different courses. PLease go through the table below.

JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Pattern - Duration of Exam (course-wise)


Exam Duration


3 hours


1 hour 30 minutes

3. Language of exam - As per the exam pattern of JIPMER PG, candidates can appear for the exam only in English language.

4. Shift - There will be a single shift for the entrance exam for all the three courses (MD/MS/MDS)

5. Timings - The timings of the entrance exam differs course wise. For candidates appearing for MD/MS the timings are 10 AM to 1 PM and for those appearing for MDS the timings are 10 AM to 11:30 AM

6. Question type and Number of questions - The exam will have multiple choice questions for all three courses. Candidates are required to note that there will be 250 questions for MD/MS and 100 questions for MDS

7. Total marks - Since the number of questions differs for courses, thus the total marks is also different. Please refer to the table below for total marks

JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2020 - Total marks (course-wise)


Total Marks



MDS Course


8. Marking scheme - It is essential for candidates to note that as per JIPMER PG exam pattern 2020 there is negative marking for wrong answers in the exam. For every correct answer candidate is awarded 4 marks and every wrong answer is a loss of 1 mark to him/her. Unanswered questions will neither get marks nor deduction.

9. Syllabus - The subjects included in the exam syllabus for JIPMER PG 2020 are Clinical Science and Basic Clinical Science (MD/MS course) and Dental Science and Basic Clinical Science (MDS course). There are particular topics from these subjects that the candidates needs to study. The table below lists all the topics from these subjects.

10. Questions from each subject - There is a clear bifurcation in the number of questions from each subject. Refer to the table below for a clear idea.

JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Pattern - Distribution of Questions (MD/MS/MDS)


Basic Clinical Science

Clinical Science

Dental Science









11. Selection Process - The process of selection is done on the basis of marks secured and performance of candidates in JIPMER PG exam.

12. Tie-breaker - If two or more candidates secure same marks then the below-mentioned tie-breaker rules will apply

  • Negative marks: The candidate who has secured less number of negative markings, which means who has given less incorrect answers will be preferred

  • Age: In case the tie exists the candidate who is older by age will be considered

  • High aggregate marks: If the tie continues then the candidate who gets higher aggregate marks will be getting a higher rank

JIPMER PG Syllabus 2020

After familiarising with JIPMER PG 2020 exam pattern, the next step for candidates is to get knowledge about the syllabus of exam. JIPMER PG MD/MS course includes two basic subjects, i.e., Clinical Science and Basic Clinical Science and for MDS course the subjects are Basic Clinical Science and Dental Science. The table given below lists the topics included in these subjects

JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2020 - MD/MS Syllabus


Topics Included

Basic Clinical Science

Anatomy, Biochemistry,

Physiology, Pharmacology,

Pathology, Microbiology and

Forensic Medicine, Toxicology and Biostatistics

Clinical Science

Community Medicine, Medicine,

Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Surgery, Pediatrics,

Ophthalmology, ENT,

Dermatology, Anesthesiology,

Psychiatry, Radio Diagnosis,

Radio Therapy, Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics, Nuclear Medicine,

Pulmonary Medicine and Blood Transfusion Medicine

JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Pattern - MDS Syllabus


Topics Included

Dental Science

Dental Materials

Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology

Oral Medicine and Radiology

Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Periodontology

Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Public Health Dentistry

Basic Clinical Science

General Anatomy including embryology and histology

General human physiology and Biochemistry

Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral Histology

General Pathology and Microbiology

General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics General Medicine General Surgery


Non-Disclosure Agreement

According to the non-disclosure agreement, candidates are not allowed to share, reproduce, publish or transmit some or any of the details of the exam outside the examination hall. JIPMER is a proprietary examination and by registering for it candidates are by default abided to this agreement and all the other terms and conditions mentioned in the MD/MS/MDS prospectus.

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Transfer and Migration Certificates are mandatory for JIPMER PG councelling. Other Institutes like AIIMS, PGI and NEET are not asking for these. Kindly reply.

Indrajit Gupta 28th Nov, 2019

Yes, Transfer and migration certificates (from last university attendance) are mandatory for JIPMER PG Counselling. As per the rules:-

•Candidates will be permitted to attend the counseling only after the verification  of biometrics, photo and certificates.

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what are the important topics to prepare for jipmer pg 2020 Dec session

Pratiksha Sahoo 27th Nov, 2019
Hii Soha.

As per the JIPMER PG entrance is concerned, you can go thoroughly the NCERT books and the subjects to given importance are anatomy, biochemistry, toxicology, pharmacology, physiology, forensic medicine, pathology , microbiology for basic clinical science. It is going to be a 1000 mark exam with 250 questions and time duration is 3 hours. There will be two topics that is basic clinical science from which there will be 150 questions comprising 600 marks and clinical science having 100 questions making it 400 marks . Solve previous years questions to have a keen knowledge about the question pattern. It will give you confidence to appear the real test without much difficulty.
I hope this answer clarifies your doubt.

Respected sir, when will registration starts for msc in medical biochemistry and for msc in other courses 2020?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019


index medical colleges and research center is affiliated by Malwanchal university, there is no courses available on msc in biochemistry in respective university. you may follow the below link to know more clarification:



can I get admission in Gandhi eye hospital in aligarh and what name of entrance guide key guide?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 18th Oct, 2019


there are below mention courses available in gandhi eye hospital,

Post Graduate courses

DNB From National Board of Examination, New Delhi

Diploma Courses

Two year Diploma in optometry affiliated to state medical faculty, lucknow.

Two year Diploma in Orthoptics affiliated to state medical faculty, lucknow.

One Year Bridge Course

One Year Bridge Course For Orthoptics Diploma passed Students To Cover Diploma in Optometry.

Short Term

Short term course i.e. 7 days course in contact lens practice twice in a year i.e. April & Sept.

Work Shops


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sir, does number of mbbs passing attempts count in jipmer pg, and in my case i was not given my 3rd year exam because of attendance shortage does that comes under deported, i have 60 percentage of mbbs as aggregate am i qualified for writing jipmer pg exam sir .

Ronit Jain 28th Oct, 2019

Medical aspirants have to fulfill the required JIPMER PG 2020 eligibility criteria if they plan to appear for the January session of MD/MS and MDS courses. Eligibility criteria of JIPMER PG details nationality, qualifying exam, internship, work experience, minimum qualifying marks etc. Candidates who meet the prescribed JIPMER PG eligibility criteria 2020 can fill the application form from September 18.

Here is a link that will help you to understand if you're eligible or not: https://www.google.com/amp/s/medicine.careers360.com/articles/jipmer-pg-eligibility-criteria/amp

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