JIPMER PG Merit List 2018: JIPMER Puducherry has released the merit list of candidates shortlisted for JIPMER PG 2018 first round of counselling in online mode. Candidates who appeared for JIPMER PG entrance exam on November 19, 2018, can check their scores through the links of JIPMER PG 2018 merit list given below. JIPMER PG merit list 2018 has been made on the basis of candidates’ percentile scores. Candidates will be able to download their rank cards by 11:00 A.M. on November 27, 2017. Shortlisted candidates have been called for the first round of counselling of January 2018 session admissions in the order of their merit as per the merit list of JIPMER PG 2018. JIPMER PG merit list 2018 contains rank, total marks and percentile, scored by a candidate. Only those candidates who have scored minimum required percentile scores as shown in the merit list of JIPMER PG 2018, are eligible to appear for counselling of JIPMER PG. Candidates who fail to score minimum qualifying percentile scores, will not be permitted to go further in the admission process of MD/MS programs of JIPMER Puducherry. JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research), Puducherry releases different merit lists for different reserved and unreserved categories. Candidates who aspire to get admission in January 2018 session of JIPMER MD/MS programs, can check in this article complete details about JIPMER PG 2018 merit list, including date of publication of merit list, types of merit list, minimum required percentile, etc.
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Important Dates for JIPMER PG Merit List 2018
In the table given below are listed important dates related to merit list of JIPMER PG 2018.
Important dates for JIPMER PG 2018 Merit List (January Session)
Date of JIPMER PG entrance exam
November 19, 2017
Publication of Merit List
November 24, 2017
JIPMER PG Counselling Begins
December 13, 2017
Commencement of Session
January 1, 2018
Types of JIPMER PG 2018 Merit Lists
Candidates who score minimum qualifying percentile will be called for JIPMER PG counselling in the order of their merit as per the merit list of JIPMER PG 2018. JIPMER Puducherry publishes several types of JIPMER PG 2018 merit lists, of different categories on the basis of candidates’ percentiles. Following are the type of merit lists of JIPMER PG 2018, which will be published this year:
Overall Merit List (Including all the candidates irrespective of their categories)
SC Merit List (Including only Schedule Caste candidates)
ST Merit List (Including only Schedule Tribe candidates)
OBC Merit List (Including only non creamy layer Other Backward Classes candidates)
Institute Merit List (Including candidates who passed their MBBS from JIPMER (Puducherry or Karaikal))
OPH Merit List (Including Orthopedic Physically Challenged candidates)
Sponsored or Foreign Merit list (Including NRI/OCI candidates)
Candidates who has qualified JIPMER 2018 entrance exam will be called in the order of their merit to take admissions on 24 MD/MS disciplines for January 2018 session. Counselling will begin in the month of December, 2017, on the basis of percentile scores in JIPMER PG merit list 2018. Candidates equivalent to almost 10 times the total number of seats available in each category will be invited for the counselling.
JIPMER PG 2018 Merit Lists (January 2018 admissions)
Overall Merit list
Foreign (NRI) Category
Category-wise Minimum Qualifying Percentile Required in JIPMER PG 2018 Merit List
JIPMER PG 2018 Qualifying Score (Percentile Based)
Unreserved OPH (Orthopedic Physically Challenged)
Inter-se merit in JIPMER PG 2018- In case of a tie between two candidates of same category, the order of merit for JIPMER PG merit list 2018, will be decided by first considering the factor of ‘negative marks’ scored. As per this, the candidate who would have scored least negative marks will be placed higher in the order of priority of merit list of JIPMER PG 2018, compared to the one with more negative marks.
In case the tie between two candidates still persists, ‘marks in MBBS degree’ are considered. Candidates who score more marks in MBBS degree are placed higher in JIPMER PG merit list 2018.
If in case, the tie persists even after considering the factors of negative marks and marks in MBBS degree, then the factor of ‘age’ is considered. The candidate senior in age is given higher priority than the younger candidate, in JIPMER PG 2018 merit list.
Highlights of JIPMER PG 2018 Merit List
Merit list of JIPMER PG 2018 will be released in online mode before November 30, 2017.
This merit list will be valid only for January 2018 admissions.
Candidates will be able to download their individual rank cards after three days of publication of JIPMER PG 2018 merit list.
Candidates who secure marks lesser than minimum qualifying percentile of JIPMER PG Merit List 2018, will not be considered for January 2018 admissions in any of the 24 disciplines of MD/MS.
It is very important to note that JIPMER Puducherry will not personally notify the qualified candidates shortlisted for any rounds of counselling. The entire process will take place online itself.
Any request for re-evaluation/re-checking of JIPMER PG entrance will be not be entertained by JIPMER Puducherry.
JIPMER Puducherry takes admission for MD/MS courses, twice a year, once in January and once in July. For January 2018 admission, the process of counselling will begin in the month of December. Counselling process will begin soon after publication of JIPMER PG merit list 2018.