JIPMER – All you need to know about MBBS at JIMPER – Entrance Exam, Admission, Eligibility, Dates


Are you interested in scrutinizing the scientific fundamentals that underpin theories of modern medical science? Have you been desirous of a relatively well-paid, secure and meaningful career where you have the choice to apply your academic knowledge to better the lives of your fellow beings? If yes, then JIPMER is a fitting place to realize your medical goals.

Jawaharlal Institute Of Postgraduate Medical Education And Research, popular by the acronym JIPMER, is a Public University funded by the Indian Central Government located in Puducherry. This Institute of National Importance ranked 6th among the Indian Medical Colleges by Outlook India in 2017, is an autonomous Medical School with a residential campus. They offer 150 seats for MBBS in Puducherry and an additional of 50 seats in their recently established branch in Karaikal. The entrance to this program is determined strictly on the basis of the score in JIPMER Entrance Exam.

JIPMER Entrance Exam

The admission to MBBS in JIPMER Puducherry and Karaikal is done strictly on the basis of an all India level entrance examination conducted once every year by JIPMER. NEET and AIIMS are not considered as qualifying exams for MBBS studies in JIPMER.

Eligibility Requirments

The candidate must meet the following eligibility criteria to be eligible for JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam :

(I) The candidate must be an Indian National/ Non-resident of India.

(II) The candidate must be born on /before 01/01/2002. No upper age limit is defined.

(III) The candidate must have passed any of the following exams with a minimum of 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology /Biotechnology(50% aggregate for SC/ST/OBC/OPH) :

  • The Higher / Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher / Senior Secondary Examination
  • Central Board of Secondary Education – All India Senior School Certificate Examination.
  • Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination – Indian School Certificate (Year – 12) Examination.
  • Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh – Intermediate Examination.
  • Assam Higher Secondary Education Council – Higher Secondary (+2) Examination.
  • Bihar Intermediate Council – Bihar Intermediate Examination.
  • Board of Secondary Education, Chhattisgarh – Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination.
  • Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education – Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination.
  • Gujarat Secondary Education Board, Gujarat – Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (10+2 Pattern).
  • Board of School Education, Haryana – Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.
  • Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education – Senior Secondary (+2 ) Examination.
  • The Jammu & Kashmir State Board of School Education – Higher Secondary Part II Examination, Jammu/Kashmir Region.
  • Jharkhand Intermediate Council, Jharkhand Intermediate Examination.
  • Board of Pre-University Examination, Karnataka – Second Year Pre-University Examination.
  • Board of Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala – Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (10+2).
  • Board of Secondary Education, Madhya Pradesh – Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (10+2).
  • Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education – Higher Secondary Certificate Examination.
  • Council of Secondary Education, Manipur – Higher Secondary Examination.
  • Meghalaya Board of School Education – Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination.
  • Mizoram Board of School Education – Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination.
  • Nagaland Board of School Education – Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination.
  • Council of Higher Secondary Education, Orissa – Higher Secondary Examination.
  • Punjab School Education Board – Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (Part – II).
  • Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan – Senior Secondary Examination.
  • Board of Higher Secondary Examination, Tamil Nadu – Higher Secondary Examination.
  • Tripura Board of Secondary Education – Higher Secondary (+2 Stage) Examination.
  • Board of Intermediate Examination, Telangana- Intermediate Examination
  • Board of Intermediate Examination, Uttaranchal – Intermediate Examination.
  • Board of Intermediate Examination, Uttar Pradesh – Intermediate Examination.
  • West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Examination – Higher Secondary Examination.
  • Any other examinations recognized by Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi which is equivalent to 12th-grade Examinations.

(IV) Candidates who have passed any exams other than the above listed have to produce an Eligibility Certificate. Candidates belonging to OCI/NRI have to produce Eligibility Certificate issued by the Association Of Indian Universities.

Important Dates

Online Registration starts 07th March, 2018(11:00a.m.)
Online Registration closes 13th April, 2018(05:00p.m.)
Hall Tickets available 21st May, 2018(10:00a.m.) – 03rd June, 2018(08:00a.m.)
Entrance Exam 03rd June, 2018
Publication of Merit List On /Before 20th June, 2018
First Counseling 27th-29th June, 2018
Second Counseling 25th July, 2018
Third Counseling 20th August, 2018
Final Counseling 28th September, 2018
Course begins 04th July, 2018

Admission Procedure

Register giving the requested information after visiting the link “Apply on-line MBBS admission – 2018” provided in the official website  www.jipmer.puducherry.gov.in. Log in using the User ID and Password sent to the registered phone number /email. Click Edit and fill the application form. Upload your photograph and signature and other necessary documents as is requested. Pay the Registration Fees online and take a print out of the final application page.

Hall Ticket

Hall tickets will be made available on the official website from 21st May, 2018 which carries the name, date of birth, photograph, signature, examination hall and Roll number of the candidate. This has to be brought to the examination hall.

Exam Pattern

JIPMER Entrance Exam is a Computer Based Test(CBT) two and half hour exam set in English. The questions are Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs). The question paper is divided into Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English Language And Comprehension and Logical And Quantitative Reasoning. There is a total of 200 questions with 60 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Biology and 10 questions each from English Language And Comprehension and Logical And Quantitative Reasoning. Each correct answer will be awarded a total of 4 marks and there will be penalty of 1 mark for each of the wrong answer. No marks are deducted for unanswered questions.

Exam Syllabus

The exam is based on the NCERT textbooks for the 11th and 12th grade. The detailed syllabus for the exam is as follows :

  • Biology: Questions relating to such areas as Diversity In Living World, Structural Organization In Animals And Plants, Cell Structure And Functions, Plant Physiology, Human Physiology, Reproduction, Genetics And Evolution, Biology And Human Welfare, Biotechnology And Its Applications and Ecology And Environment are asked.
  • Chemistry: Questions relating to such areas as Some Basic Concepts Of Chemistry, Structure Of Atom, Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties, Chemical Bonding And Molecular Structure, States Of Matter, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reaction, s-block Elements, p-block Elements, d-block Elements, f-block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Metals And Metallurgy, Basic Concepts Of Organic Chemistry, Reactive Intermediates, Isomerism, Nomenclature, Alkanes, Alkenes And Alkynes, Aromatic Compounds, Haloalkanes, Haloarenes, Alcohol, Phenol, Ethers, Aldehydes And Ketones, Carboxylic Acids, Amines, Carbohydrates, Amino Acids And Proteins, Polymers, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrocarbons, Solid States, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, Biomolecules, Chemistry In Everyday Life and General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements are asked.
  • Physics: Questions relating to such areas as Physical World And Measurements, Kinematics, Laws Of Motion, Work, Energy And Power, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties Of Bulk Matter, Thermodynamics, Behavior Of Perfect Gas And Kinetic Theory, Oscillation And Waves, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects Of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature Of Matter And Radiation, Atoms And Nuclei, Electric Devices and Communication Systems are asked.
  • English Level and Comprehension: This section has questions to evaluate the candidate’s basic acquaintance with the English Language and their ability to understand and comprehend English. There is no prescribed syllabus for this section.
  • Logical and Quantitative Reasoning: This section has questions to evaluate the candidates’ logical and analytical skills. There is no prescribed syllabus for this section.


Candidates with a minimum of 50 percentile are considered to prepare the merit list. The minimum score is 45 percentile for SC/ST/OBC/OPH candidates. JIPMER MBBS ENTRANCE EXAM 2018 RESULTS ARE OUT. THE RANK LETTER IS RELEASED.

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The selected candidates are requested to attend the Counseling session with the required documents on the prescribed dates. For further information and notifications, visit the official website



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The course demands genuine hard work and focus. JIPMER can nurture and transfigure you into future pioneers and practitioners of medicine. Good luck for your attempts!