JIPMER Exam Pattern 2020, Marking Scheme and Syllabus

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    JIPMER Exam Pattern: The institute conducts a single computer-based (offline) entrance exam for UG aspirants seeking admission to MBBS courses. This year, the exam was successfully scheduled for June 2 in two shifts – morning and evening.

    The duration of the paper will be 2½ hours. The entire paper will be divided into five sections viz.

    • Section 1 – Physics
    • Section 2 – Chemistry
    • Section 3 –  Biology (Botany and Zoology)
    • Section 4 – English and Comprehension
    • Section 5 – Logic and Quantitative Reasoning 

    Check detailed JIPMER Syllabus

    Highlights of JIPMER 2020

    Exam DateJune 2, 2020
    Exam TimingsMorning: 10 am – 12:30 pm
    Evening: 3 pm – 5:30 pm
    Medium of ExamEnglish only
    Question Paper TypeObjective Type (MCQs) 
    Total Marks200

    JIPMER Exam Pattern 2020 in Detail

    • The exam pattern of JIPMER 2020 is such that the question paper will contain 200 multiple choice questions.
    • The questions will be based on topics from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English covered in class 11 and class 12.

    Distribution of questions in JIPMER 2020 exam will be as follows:

    SectionsNo. of Questions
    Logic and Quantitative Reasoning10
    English and Comprehension10

    JIPMER 2020 Marking Scheme

    • Against every correct answer, aspirants will be awarded 1 mark whereas for every wrong answer no mark will be deducted.
    • Besides, no marks are given for any un-attempted questions

    The marking scheme for the medical examination is as follows:

    JIPMER Exam Pattern
    Type of QuestionsMarking Pattern
    Correct Answer+ 4
    Wrong Answer- 1
    In favour of analysis0
    In favour of any un-attempted question0

    Some other points to note:

    • The score such obtained will be the raw score.
    • These raw scores will be used to determine Percentile score (for the purpose of eligibility using Cut offs and determining Merit/ Ranking.
    • As per the official booklet of JIPMER, minimum eligible marks for MBBS entrance will be 50 percentile for general category candidates and 40 percentile for SC/ST category candidates.

    Check JIPMER Cut offs

    JIPMER Syllabus 2020

    The questions for JIPMER are based on the syllabus as prescribed by State Board Hr. Sec. and CBSE for XI & XII Standards. That is, It will cover topics from Physics, Chemistry, Biology studied in class 11 and class 12. The conducting body will not add anything to this syllabus.

    Subject-wise syllabus of entrance exam is given in tables below:

    Physics Syllabus

    The topics covered under the Physics section are based on Class 11 and Class 12 syllabus:

    Optic RayWave Motion
    Heat and ThermodynamicsSolids and semi-conductor Devices
    Magnetic Effect of Current and MagnetismLaws of Motion
    ElectrostaticsModern Physics: (Atomic Models) & Current Electricity

    Chemistry Syllabus

    candidates preparing for JIPMER MBBS exam will have to go through topics studied in higher secondary education.

    Alkenes and AlkynesGeneral Organic Chemistry
    General Organic ChemistryChemical Equilibrium
    Alkanesp-block Elements
    s-block ElementsChemical Bonding
    Chemical ThermodynamicsMole Concepts
    Transition Elements (d and f Block) and Electrochemistry

    Biology Syllabus

    Biology syllabus comprises of topics prepared for 10+2 examinations.

    Human Health DiseasesOrigin of Life
    CellPlant Morpho
    PlantaeCell Division
    Mineral NutrientsCell Respiration
    Plant water relationPhotosynthesis

    Check detailed JIPMER Syllabus

    Note: For general knowledge, there is no such specific syllabus. keep yourselves updated with latest news and other happenings around the world.

    English Syllabus

    • Section A: Reading Unseen Passages and Note-making
    • Section B: Writing Skills
    • Section C: Literature and Long Reading Text
    • Some of the questions will be based on synonyms, antonyms and vocabulary

    Logic and Quantitative Reasoning

    As for Logic and Quantitative Reasoning there is no set syllabus. However, candidates can expect questions from the following areas:

    • Analogy test
    • Logical deduction
    • Figure formation and analysis
    • Figure matrix, etc.

    Qualifying Marks in JIPMER

    In order to participate in the admission procedure, candidates must score the minimum qualifying marks/ percentile defined by the Institute. The merit list will be prepared based on the percentile score after normalisation. The same is tabulated below:

    UR/ EWSs/ OCI/ NRI50
    UR – PwD45
    SC/ ST/ OBC/-PwD40

    Important Points:

    • Candidates who secure less than the minimum percentile will not be considered for admission and their names will not be included in the merit list. Check JIPMER Results
    • Only those NRI/ OCI candidates who opt for admission under Self Financing Scheme at the time of application itself will be considered for the merit list to 6 seats (5 for Puducherry campus and 1 for Karaikal campus) for NRI/ OCI status candidates. Check JIPMER Reservation/ Seat Distribution

    JIPMER Exam: Tie-Breaking Criteria

    In case of a tie, the order of deciding higher rank/ merit would be in the following order:

    • Less Negative Marks,
    • Higher Percentile in Biology,
    • Higher Percentile in Chemistry,
    • Higher Percentile in Physics,
    • Higher Percentile in English Language 
    • Higher Percentile in Logical and Quantitative Reasoning and 
    • Elder by age.
    Similar Exams:
    - NEET 2020 scheduled for May 5 by the National Testing Agency. Read more!
    - AIIMS MBBS 2020 is scheduled from May 25 and 26 by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Read more!

    JIPMER Reference Books

    The following reference books will help the candidate in preparing for JIPMER 2020 entrance exam for MBBS. These books will help candidates get an idea on the different types and category of questions that can be expected in the exam.

    Book NameAuthorISBN
    Target JIPMERArun Kumar D9351291324
    JIPMER Pondicherry Medical Entrance ExamRPH Editorial Board8178121549
    JIPMER: 6 Years Chapterwise Explorer MTG Editorial Board9385244825
    Target AIIMS & JIPMERMadhan Jeyaraman9351294099

    Important Instructions

    The details mentioned below are important and must be noted before appearing for the JIPMER 2020 exam:

    • On the day of the exam, candidates must follow all the rules and regulations of the exam.
    • Candidates are expected to maintain decorum for smooth organisation of examination.
    • The exam will be conducted in two sessions- Morning Session & Afternoon Session. Candidates must be careful while noting exam timings, venue, and session.
    • Candidates must report to the examination hall at least 2 hours prior to the commencement of the exam.
    • Candidates must carry a printout of the admit card and a valid photo identity proof at all times during the exam.

    *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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    1 Comment
    Pallavi Priyadarshini

    Is there ll be any negative mark in wrong answer ?

    02 Jun, 2018 00:20
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Pallavi, There is no negative marking in the test.

    08 Jun, 2018 15:31

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