JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2020
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 - 9:17 a.m. IST by Sahiba.Sharma

JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2020 for July session will be released by JIPMER, Puducherry along with the information brochure on March 24. Medical graduates must go through the JIPMER PG 2020 exam pattern to have a better knowledge of the structure of the exam. With the help of the exam pattern of JIPMER PG 2020 July session, aspirants will have an idea of number of questions asked, marking scheme, syllabus, duration and other details. The authority has announced JIPMER PG exam dates for July session. JIPMER PG 2020 exam will be held on May 17, in computer based mode for admission to 100 seats offered in Puducherry campus.
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As per the JIPMER exam pattern 2020 July session, the exam for Masters of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses will be conducted for three hours, while MDS exam will be held from one hour and thirty minutes. A total of 250 and 100 questions will be asked from MBBS and BDS curriculum, respectively. Checking the exam pattern of JIPMER PG 2020 will help candidates to prepare accordingly for the exam. Check JIPMER PG exam pattern 2020 number of questions, marking scheme syllabus and other information on this page.

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JIPMER PG 2020 exam pattern

Aspirants who wish to pursue MD/MS/MDS from Puducherry campus must go through the brief introduction of JIPMER PG exam pattern. Since the JIPMER PG exam pattern 2020 for July session has not been released yet, thus, candidates can check the previous session paper pattern. This will be updated as soon as JIPMER PG exam pattern will be announced. All the details regarding JIPMER PG exam, syllabus, time, questions asked and others has been mentioned below.

1. Exam Date and Mode - The computer based exam of JIPMER PG 2020 July session will be conducted on May 17.

2. Duration of exam - JIPMER PG exam pattern mentions different timings for MD/MS and MDS courses, which can be checked in the table below.

JIPMER PG exam pattern - duration of exam (course-wise)


Exam duration

Exam timings


3 hours

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM


1 hour 30 minutes

10:00 AM to 11:30 PM

3. Language and shift of exam - As per the exam pattern of JIPMER PG, candidates can take the exam only in English language and in the single shift.

6. Question type and Number of questions - For JIPMER PG exam, a total of 250 questions for MD/MS and 100 question for MDS course will be asked.

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 - total marks


Total Marks



MDS Course


8. Marking scheme - The marking pattern of JIPMER PG 2020 as specified by the authority has been provided here.

  • For every correct response - 4 marks will be awarded
  • For each wrong attempt - 1 mark will be deducted
  • For unanswered question - 0 mark

9. JIPMER PG Syllabus - Clinical Sciences as well as Basic Clinical Sciences for MD/MS, while Dental Sciences and Basic Clinical Sciences (MDS) will be asked under JIPMER PG exam pattern 2020. Candidates willing to appear for JIPMER PG must cover these subjects. The complete JIPMER PG 2020 syllabus is mentioned in the table below.

10. Number of questions - 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 and MDS)

Basic Clinical Sciences
Clinical Sciences
Dental Sciences

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 authority will follow the tie-breaker rules as mentioned:

  • 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 - 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


JIPMER PG 2020 Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)

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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subject wise marks distribution for JIPMER EXAM ?

Shareef 14th Feb, 2020

From 2020, there is no more JIPMER MBBS exam. Admissions to JIPMER in Karaikal and Puducherry will happen through NEET score only through All India Counselling. NEET has 3 subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The exam will be conducted on May 3rd, 2020 in offline mode. There will be 180 questions. Biology has the largest no.of questions with 90 and Physics and Chemistry have 45 questions each. Every correct answer will give you 4 marks and because there is negative marking, wrong answer will take away 1 mark. The exam is for 720 marks.


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When will the JIPMER PG MDS 2020 be conducted?

Aishwarya Kadam 16th Jan, 2020


The JIPMER PG MDS 2020 January session exam has already been conducted on 8 December 2019. Results were declared on 17 December 2020. The counselling for the same are going on and are expected to last till February 2020.

The JIPMER PG MDS 2020 July Session exam is expected to be conducted on the third week of May 2020. Applications for the same are expected to start from the fourth week of January 2020 and will last till first week of April 2020. Results will be declared in the month of June 2020.

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