JIPMER MBBS 2020: Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Results

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    JIPMER 2020 has been replaced by NEET examination. Candidates willing to take admission in the UG program offered by the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry, can appear in NEET exam. Previously, the institute itself conducted the examination.

    Nearly 2 lakh students had appeared for the exam last year which was held at 290 centers across India. The total number of seats available under JIPMER 2020 is expected to be 200, 150 seats in JIPMER Puducherry and 50 seats in JIPMER Karaikal. Check JIPMER Participating Colleges & Fee

    Highlights of JIPMER 2020 

    Conducting BodyJawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry
    Mode of JIPMER MBBSComputer Based Test, Online
    Language Medium English Language
    Duration of exam2 hours 30 minutes
    Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
    Number of QuestionsTotal 200 Questions
    Sections5 Sections Subject-wise
    Number of Seats200

    JIPMER MBBS Exam Dates 2020

    EventDate (Tentative)
    Availability of Registration FormMarch 6, 2020
    Last date of Submission of JIPMER Registration FormApril 12, 2020
    Issue of JIPMER Admit Card 2020May 20 – June 2, 2020
    JIPMER Exam Dates 2020

    Morning Shift – 10 am to 12.30 pm
    Afternoon Shift - 3 pm to 5.30 pm

    June 2, 2020
    Check JIPMER Syllabus

    Publication of Merit List for JIPMER 2020on/ before June 12, 2020
    JIPMER 2020 – First Counselling Starts fromJune 26 – June 28, 2020
    JIPMER 2020 – Second and Third Counselling Starts FromJuly 24 – August 21, 2020
    JIPMER 2020 – Admission ClosesSeptember 30, 2020

    Fact: JIPMER and AIIMS are the two institutes throughout the country that have their own entrance exams for MBBS. All the other institutes in India conduct their MBBS admissions via the NEET exam.

    JIPMER 2020: Eligibility Criteria

    Appearing for JIPMER requires meeting certain criteria on the basis of Educational Qualification, Age, and Nationality. A brief about the same is given below:

    • Nationality: Candidate must be Indian Citizen or Non-Resident Indian
    • Age for JIPMER 2020: 17 years on or before December 31, 2020, or born on or before January 1, 2003. (No relaxation is considered for any category of candidates).
    • Academic Qualification: The applicants should have passed the qualifying examinations in the manner as mentioned below:
      • Must have passed 10+2 Higher / Senior Secondary Examination with compulsory subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology, English Language (Core or Elective) obtaining Aggregate Score Minimum 50%. For Reserved Category ST / SC / OBC / OPH Minimum Aggregate Score is 40%.
      • For General OPH Category Minimum Aggregate Score is 45%.
      •  For General OPH Category Minimum Aggregate Score is 45%.

    Important Note:Applicants who have appeared or will be appearing in the qualifying examination in March / April 2020 and whose results have NOT yet been declared can also apply for admission if other eligibility criteria are satisfied.

    JIPMER Reservation

    Reservation/ Distribution of seats in JIPMER campuses is mentioned in the following tables.  

    Vertical Reservation

    JIPMER 2019
    Horizontal Reservation:

    Persons with Disability (PwD): 5% of the seats reserved horizontally to OPH candidates as per the rights of Persons With Disabilities act.

    JIPMER 2019
    Note: The number and distribution of seats may vary depending upon the periodic directives/decisions from
    the competent authority and Government of India.

    JIPMER Application Form 2020 

    The online forms for JIPMER can be filled until April 12. Form submission has to be done in 2 parts. In the 1st part, personal information is to be submitted and USER ID and PASSWORD is generated on successful registration and sent to Registered Mobile number and Email address.

    Step by step process of registration is as follows:

    1. Visit the official website: www.jipmer.edu.in for JIPMER 2020 Application Form Submission
    2. Go to Examination Link
    3. Look for heading JIPMER MBBS ENTRANCE EXAMINATION 2020
    4. Click on this link for Registration Form
    5. Fill in Personal Information
    6. Click on Register
    7. ON successful registration “USER ID & PASSWORD” will be sent to the registered mobile number and email Address
    8. Now Click on Login Link as received on Registered Email and Fill in User ID and Password and click on Login

    JIPMER Application Form

    1. Click on Edit Button as is shown on Right Top Corner of the form.
    2. Start filling in the application form
    3. Choose Category
    4. Enter Qualification Details
    5. Upload Photograph of Self and Signature
    6. Click on Preview to recheck the information filled in
    7. Mark Check on “I Agree”
    8. Now Submit
    9. Take Print and Logout
    10. Make Payment of Fees by given methods: Online Banking, Debit Card or Credit Card; Before applying for JIPMER ensure you can pay fee through any of above 3 options for payment as there is no any other option

    Important Points Related to Online Form

    1. Uploading Photograph: The photograph must be taken with a placard held by the candidate indicating their name and date of taking photograph. In case name and date are written on the photograph after taking it, the application will be rejected. 
    1. Uploading Signature: The next document that must be uploaded is the candidate’s signature. They have to affix his/her SIGNATURE in an area of 80mm Width X 35mm Height on paper.
    2. If a candidate belongs to other than UR & P-UR category, he/she should upload his / her caste /community certificate.

    Read more about JIPMER MBBS Photo size and other details

    JIPMER: Application Fee

    JIPMER 2020 Application Fee will also be paid while submitting the online application form. There are 3 options available for payment of application fee:

    1. Net Banking
    2. Debit Card
    3. Credit Card

    Except for all the above given options, any other mode of payment will not be accepted.

    The Application Fee is being shown as under:

    CategoryApplication Fee
    UR & P-URINR 1500 + Transaction Charges as


    OBC & P-OBCINR 1500 + Transaction Charges as


    EWSs & P-EWsINR 1500 + Transaction Charges as


    SC/ST & P-SC/STINR 1200 + Transaction Charges as


    NRI/OCIINR 3000 + Transaction Charges as


    PwD & P-PwDExempted from Application Fees

    JIPMER 2020 Admit Card

    The admit card for JIPMER MBBS will be issued to the registrants from May 20. Visit the official portal (www.jipmer.edu.in) to access the document. JIPMER 2020 Admit card will not be dispatched via post; it has to be downloaded from the website.The hall ticket will have:

    • Candidate’s Name
    • Date of Birth
    • Photograph and Signature as uploaded in the form
    • Roll Number
    • Name and Address of JIPMER Center

    How to Download JIPMER Admit Card?

    Step 1: Visit JIPMER 2020 official website: www.jipmer.edu.in

    Step 2: Click on a link named “EXAMINATION”

    Step 3: Look for Link Heading “JIPMER MBBS ENTRANCE EXAMINATION 2020”

    Step 4: Go to “HALL TICKET FOR JIPMER MBBS 2020”

    Step 5: You will be redirected to a new webpage, enter your issued USER ID and PASSWORD.

    Step 6: Click on LOGIN and your Hall Ticket (Admit card) will be opened

    Step 7: Save it and Take a print

    Read more about JIPMER MBBS Admit Card

    JIPMER Exam Center

    As of now, there are 120 cities across India where JIPMER will be conducted. Candidates can opt only three cities for the exam. The exam organising authority will allot the exam centers on first come first serve basis. 

    JIPMER 2020: Important Points about JIPMER Exam Centers
    • Generally, a candidate gets allotted Exam City as per his first preference as mentioned.
    • No request for change of center would be considered under any circumstances.
    • Exam City preference is only indicative and subject to change. JIPMER retains the final decision on the Examination Center and its allotment.
    • If seats for are unavailable in the chosen 3 Exam Cities, nearby examination cities will be considered for Examination Center. 
    • In case of any unforeseen circumstances, the exam city can be cancelled at any point of time and a new center can be allotted en bloc with due intimation in website/ text message.

    JIPMER Exam Pattern

    The institute will hold JIPMER 2020 in online (computer-based) mode. The medical examination will be conducted in English medium only. Given below are the highlights of the paper pattern:

    • Exam Shifts: two shifts namely Morning Shift / First Shift : 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM and Afternoon Shift / Second Shift : 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM
    • Exam Duration: 2½ hours i.e. two hours and thirty minutes
    • Type of Questions: Objective i.e. MCQs
    • Maximum Questions: 200
    • Marking Scheme: +4 marks and no negative marking

    Check detailed JIPMER Exam Pattern

    Section-wise Question Distribution:

    SubjectNo. of Questions
    English Language and Comprehension10
    Logical & Quantitative Reasoning10

    Note: The questions for JIPMER are based on the syllabus as prescribed by State Board Hr. Sec. and CBSE for XI & XII Standards. Check JIPMER Syllabus

    JIPMER 2020 Result

    Candidates qualifying JIPMER for counselling to the MBBS course will be declared tentatively on June 21. The marks/ percentile scores of individual candidates will be made available on the website i.e. jipmer.edu.in/ jipmer.puducherry.gov.in.

    • With the release of results, JIPMER Merit lists have also released both category wise and overall. 
    • Marks obtained in JIPMER MBBS Entrance Examination are known as Raw Score.
    • Raw Score will be converted into Percentile Score for determining Cutoff and Merit / Ranking.
    • Requests for re-evaluation / re-checking will not be entertained under any circumstances.

    Steps to download JIPMER Score Card

    Step 1: Visit official website of JIPMER www.jipmer.edu.in

    Step 2: Open link “EXAMINATION”


    Step 4: Click Download Result

    Step 5: Enter your JIPMER Login credentials namely User ID and Password

    Step 6: Download and Save it for future reference.

    JIPMER 2020 Cut off

    Cut off for JIPMER 2020 will be based upon Percentile Score. Minimum Eligible Percentile Score is as under:

    CategoryMinimum Percentile
    General Unreserved (UR / OCI / NRI)50
    General Unreserved (UR) OPH45
    ST / SC / OBC / OPH40
    • Candidates who secure less than the minimum percentile in JIPMER will not be considered for admission and their names will not be included in the Merit List.
    • Only those NRI / OCI candidates who opt for admission under Self Financing Scheme at the time of registration itself will be considered for the merit list to 6 Seats for NRI / OCI status candidates.
    • No E-Mail or Written communication will be entertained in this regard.

    JIPMER 2020: Tie-Breaking Criteria

    In case of two or more candidates securing equal Percentile in the entrance examination their inter merit shall be determined in the following order:

    • Biology: Higher Percentile scores in Biology will result in a higher ranking
    • Chemistry: If Biology Percentiles do not break the tie, higher Percentile scores in Chemistry will result in a higher ranking        
    • Physics: If Biology and Chemistry Percentiles do not break the tie, higher Percentile scores in Physics will result in higher ranking 
    • English Language and Comprehension: If Biology, Chemistry and Physics Percentiles do not break the tie, higher Percentile scores in English Language and Comprehension will result in higher ranking.        
    • Logical & Quantitative Reasoning: If Biology, Chemistry, Physics and English Language and Comprehension Percentiles do not break the tie, higher Percentile scores in  Logical & Quantitative Reasoning will result in higher ranking 
    • Age: If still the tie exists, the candidate elder by age will be ranked higher

    JIPMER Counselling 2020

    This is final step for the entire procedure of JIPMER. Candidates who obtain Minimum Eligible Percentile Score, is eligible for the counselling procedure. A maximum of 3 rounds will be conducted. An overview of counselling is given below:

    Step 1: Registration

    Step 2: Biometric Finger Print Verification

    Step 3: Image/ Photo Verification

    Step 4: Certificate Verification

    Step 5: Counselling

    Step 6: Candidates can opt for JIPMER Puducherry (OR) JIPMER Karaikal (OR) May opt out

    JIPMER Important Points

    • First Counselling for the exam will start from June 26 – June 28, 2020.
    • Second and Third Counselling will start from July 24 – August 21, 2020.
    • Shortlisted candidates have to report at venue site at the time and date as mentioned in the Call Letter.
    • Candidate called for counseling should report at the venue site at the time on the date.
    • Candidate should submit the following certificates along with one set of self-attested copies.
    1. Hall ticket
    2. Rank Letter
    3. Proof of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate or X Std. Certificate).
    4. Pass Certificate of the qualifying examination.
    5. Statement of marks of the qualifying examination.
    6. Character and Conduct Certificate from the Head of the Institute last studied.
    7. Residence Certificate issued by Revenue Authority not below the rank of Tahsildar.
    8. In case of Other Backward Classes / Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe,
      a Community Certificate, recently obtained from the competent authority –
      a Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tahsildar. 
    9. Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates should produce the required certificate as per the format in the Annexure (Given with Prospectus)  
    10. Transfer Certificate from the Head of the Institution last studied.
    11. In case of Puducherry residents, the Residence Certificate / Employer Certificate as required in the Prospectus. 
    12. Medical Certificate in case of OPH Candidate.
    13. Six Passport size colour photographs recently taken.
    14. Non-Resident Indian
      Recent NRI Status certificate of the parent or candidate issued by the Indian Embassy of the respective Country with the Embassy seal.
    15. OVERSEAS CITIZEN OF INDIA- Certificate of Registration for Overseas Citizen of India 
    • If the certificates are in any other language, except in English, English Translation attested by a Gazetted Officer should be produced. 
    • If a candidate has chosen for JIPMER, Puducherry, he/ she will not be allowed to change JIPMER, Karaikal & vice versa. i.e Sliding will not be allowed from JIPMER, Puducherry to JIPMER, Karaikal and vice versa.  He / She will not be eligible for the second counselling.
    • If a candidate who has not chosen in the first counselling. He/ She will be eligible to attend the second counselling

    Read more about JIPMER Counselling

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    Binayak Mukherjee

    Master of Public Health course Registration & Exam. date of admission test 2020.

    01 Jan, 2020 00:20
    Yogendra Ray

    Please provide details for B Sc Nursing as well.

    30 Nov, 2019 20:36
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Yogendra, admission to this course is also based on JIPMER score. Moreover, candidates who have scored 45% or above in intermediate are considered eligible for this course. INR 3,760 (approx) is the annual fees for this course.

    03 Dec, 2019 13:19
    Dasari Sudhakar

    how to apply Jipmer - MMBS appliction form

    12 Apr, 2019 11:56
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sudhakar, you may fill the application form only in online mode. Visit the official website, jipmer.edu.in/ jipmer.puducherry.gov.in. Navigate to ‘Apply online MBBS Admission 2019’ link and fill in the asked details in details carefully.

    12 Apr, 2019 12:02
    Sunita Mishra

    I can't find the link to application form for jipmer even after logging in

    16 Mar, 2019 08:51
    Monika Content

    Hello Sunita, the required information is given here in this link, application details.

    16 Mar, 2019 11:22
    Mansi Rana

    Will there be any negative marking in JIPMER 2019

    11 Feb, 2019 20:43
    Sarthak Mahajan

    Hi Mansi, No there is no negative marking in JIPMER 2019.

    13 Feb, 2019 15:02
    Nidhi Menon

    will there be negative marks in Jipmer 2019?

    01 Feb, 2019 10:02
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Nidhi, no, there is no negative marking in JIPMER 2019.

    01 Feb, 2019 11:41

    Can all the state people apply for this eaxm?

    28 Oct, 2018 10:46
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Khanam, No upper age limit in JIPMER MBBS 2019. As per the JIPMER eligibility criteria 2019, a candidate must be an Indian citizen/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)/National Residents of India (NRI). Candidates applying for JIPMER MBBS must be at least 17 years of age on or before December 31, 2019.

    30 Oct, 2018 17:34
    Alifiya shaikh

    in JIPMER paper only 12th question is asked?

    16 Oct, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Alifiya, You may please check this link for getting the JIPMER Exam Pattern.

    16 Oct, 2018 11:53
    Swetha vinil

    Will there be negative marking in jipmer 2019 ?

    28 Jun, 2018 22:04
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Swetha, No There is no negative marking

    29 Jun, 2018 13:12

    There is a negative marking in jipmer 2018

    01 Jun, 2018 00:20
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Meenali, No there is no negative marking in jipmer 2018

    05 Jun, 2018 16:52
    Shafeeka cp

    In 2018 there is no negative marking in jipmer

    08 May, 2018 22:02
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Shafeeka, Yes there is no negative marking in jipmer

    20 Jun, 2018 18:44
    Kuldip Rajbongshi

    Can we get the money back if form is rejected?

    20 Mar, 2018 09:55
    Richa Sharma

    No, the payment is non refundable.

    31 May, 2018 15:56
    Vaishnav Nair

    And I'm not a 100% sure, but there's no mention of a fingerprint being required in the Prospectus. Is this article really reliable? The date on the photo is to be on or after 31/1/18. The photo given gives 10/1/2017.

    10 Mar, 2018 10:30
    Bhawna Vedwal

    The date on the Photograph should be of on or after January 1, 2018.

    29 May, 2018 11:19
    Vaishnav Nair

    The JIPMER prospectus specifies that the photo should be of the candidate holding a placard with the date and name on it, not how you've said it. Is it really ok to do it like this?

    10 Mar, 2018 10:24
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Yes, You have to follow the instructions mentioned on Prospectus. For JIPMER 2018 Application Form there are some important facts to know about the photograph first.The photograph must be taken with a placard held by the candidate indicating name of candidate and date of taking photograph.

    29 May, 2018 11:12

    In the photo do we need to mention the date and name in a placard. .??? Or just printed below??

    09 Mar, 2018 17:56
    Bhawna Vedwal

    For JIPMER 2018 Application Form there are some important facts to know about the photograph first.The photograph must be taken with a placard held by the candidate indicating name of candidate and date of taking photograph.  In case name and date are written on the photograph after taking it, the application will be rejected. Below showing Image exemplifying how a photograph is to be taken. Follow this without any failure: 

    29 May, 2018 11:01

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