Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research: MD/MS Entrance Exam

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The JIPMER PG entrance exam (JIPMER January 2019 session) will be conducted for admission to 100 seats available in the listed disciplines of MD (Doctor of Medicine) and MS (Masters of Surgery). MD/MS course is 3 years long. The exam date declared by JIPMER is 2nd December and the form for the same has been made available on 24th September 2018.

JIPMER is an Institution of National Importance (an autonomous body) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

JIPMER PG Important Dates 2019 (Tentative)

The schedule provided by JIPMER, Puducherry, the exam conducting body, can be checked below in detail which includes all the important dates of JIPMER PG 2019:-



Release of JIPMER PG 2019 application form

September 24, 2018

Last date to fill JIPMER PG application form

October 26, 2018

JIPMER PG 2019 Admit Card

November 14 to December 2, 2018

JIPMER PG 2019 exam

December 2, 2018

Declaration of JIPMER PG 2018 Result (Merit List)

Second week of December 2018*

JIPMER PG 2019 Counselling – Round 1

December 19, 2018

JIPMER PG 2019 Counselling – Round 2

January 9, 2019

JIPMER PG 2019 Counselling – Round 3

January 31, 2019

Final JIPMER PG Counselling 2019 (Subject to availability of seats)

February 27, 2019

Commencement of January 2019 session

January 2, 2019

End of MD/MS Admission Process

February 28, 2019

JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2019

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test (CBT) [Online]

Linguistic Medium


Duration of Exam

3 hours (180 minutes)

Number of Questions


Marking Scheme

  • Four marks for every Correct answer
  • One mark will be deducted for every Incorrect response
  • No marks will be deducted for Unanswered questions

Exam Syllabus 2019 (Tentative)


No. of Questions

Basic Clinical Sciences

Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine and Toxicology


Clinical Sciences

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


Exam Eligibility 2019 (Tentative)

I] Nationality

  • Indian Citizens
    Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • Overseas Citizens of India:
    Candidates should be registered under Section 7A of the Citizenship Act.
    OCI candidates must submit the OCI card during application form filling and the same document will also be required at the time of counselling.
  • Foreign Nationals: (Out of the 100 seats available for January session, five seats are reserved for foreign nationals)
    As per the current regulations, foreign nationals including National Residents of India (NRI) are eligible to appear for JIPMER PG entrance exam for January session.
    The MBBS degree should be registered under the Medical Council of the respective country where the course was pursued before applying for JIPMER PG 2019.
    Such candidates will be required to seek permission from the Medical Council of India (MCI).
    After the MCI grants permission, foreign nationals will be asked to process their applications via the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi.
  • Indian Candidates sponsored by Government:
    The central/state government can sponsor candidates against the five seats available for such candidates.
    These candidates are asked to upload the scanned copy of sponsorship certificate while filling the JIPMER PG application form 2019.

II] Academic Qualification

Minimum Qualifying Marks

  • Candidates belonging to unreserved and OBC category must secure at least 55% (in aggregate) in the professional examinations of their MBBS course.
  • The candidates belonging to SC/ST categories must score at least an aggregate of 50% marks.
  • PwD candidates are required to score the minimum aggregate marks prescribed for the above categories depending upon the candidate’s particular category.

III] Work Experience

Candidates seeking to apply for JIPMER PG 2019 for January session must complete 12 months compulsory rotating internship. It should be ensured by the candidates that the internship is completed by December 31, 2018.

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