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

JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2020 - Post graduate 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), Puducherry will release 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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Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 18th Oct, 2019


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what rank i have to get in neet PG/aiims PG/jipmer PG as a UR category or at least in any government seat ?but please respond this only in rank wise or marks wise but dont include percentiles

Vemireddy Rushitha Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

As per the lastest orders given by the central government, there will be no AIIMS or JIPMER examinations conducted from 2020, only NEET is considered as the common medical examination conducted throughout the country for the allocation of Medical seats. To get a seat in government college through NEET the candidate has to score a minimum of 900+. For more details kindly go through this link, https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-pg-exam-pattern

Good luck!


I apply for jipmer pg entrance exam... but mistakenly I upload the wrong photo... can I change my photo in application... or shall I apply again.... if I applied again will fees refund....

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 10th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

please be careful when you are filling a form.  check the notification if there is any correction window available or not. if thats not possible you need to again apply with a new mail id and phone number. and you will not get any fees refund for that as the mistakes is done by you and jipmer exam authority is not responsible for this.



Vemireddy Rushitha Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

First of all for your kind information from 2020 there will not be AIIMS or JIPMER examinations conducted as per the orders from central government. NEET will only be the common entrance examination for allocation of medical seats throughout the country.

Good luck!


caste certificate file size for uploading in jipmer pg.details plz tell.

Papiya Mazumder 27th Sep, 2019


As per your requirement, i would say that as mentioned above your query, for size of certificate upload in jipmer pg, while filling up the form and uploading the image, itself it will be given there the size reauired for uploading the image. According to that, fill it up.

Good luck

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