JIPMER MBBS 2019 - Syllabus, Eligibility, Application form, 2019 Notification

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Exam Name JIPMER Medical Entrance Exam
Commonly Known As JIPMER
Organizing Authority Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education & Research
Official Website http://jipmer.edu.in/
Exam Type University Level Entrance Examination
Programs Offered MBBS
Mode of Exam Computer based
Number of questions 200
Total Marks 200
Sections Physics



Logical Reasoning


Type of questions Pen & Paper Based
Exam duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Eligibility Candidates should pass their 12th grade with a minimum of 50%.
Exam Date 8th June 2018

What is JIPMER?

JIPMER is a medical entrance exam that is conducted by Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) every year to select students into various programs offered in medicine.

Established in 1823, JIPMER is one of the oldest standing universities and has an amazing reputation when it comes to educating young minds of our country in the field of medicine. This institution has been named “Institute of National Importance (INI)”, recognizing the efforts of this university in educating students and making great strides in their respective field.

Structure of JIPMER exam

The exam is conducted only through the online mode. The questions will be printed in both English as well as in Hindi. All the questions asked will only be of objective type, specifically multiple choice questions.

There will be a total of 200 questions asked from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English and Quantitative Reasoning. Every correct answer is awarded 1 mark and there is no negative marking for wrong or incorrect answers. The pattern of the exam is depicted below:

Subject No. of questions Marks Duration
Physics 60 60 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Chemistry 60 60
English 10 10
Logical Reasoning 10 10
Biology 60 60
Total 200 200

The questions asked in this exam are usually from the portions covered in the 11th and 12th grade. Applicants are asked to go through the syllabus before they begin their preparations.

JIPMER 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The following is the list of rules that people applying for this exam should fulfill:


Candidates should be Indian citizens. NRI and OCI candidates can also apply.

Academic Qualifications

  • Candidates should pass their 12th grade with a minimum of 50%.
  • Candidates must score at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in their 12th grade (General category). For candidates belonging to the OBC/ SC/ ST/ OPH category, they have to score 40% and candidates belonging to GEN OPH category, have to score at least 45%.

Age Criteria

Candidates should be at least 17 years of age as of 2018.

Application forms and submission procedure

Steps to apply online

  • Visit the official website of the university. On the official page, the candidate has to click on “Apply Online for JIPMER 2018”.
  • Candidates have to register themselves following which they will be given a login id and password.
  • It is advised that candidates fill in the application with great care and give all the correct details.
  • Once the applicant is done filling up the form, they will have to proceed to pay the exam fees.
  • Once all of the above steps are completed, candidates are requested to check all the details given in the application form thoroughly and then submit the form. There is no mechanism for making changes to a submitted application form and hence care should be taken while filling up the application form.
  • Candidates are also requested to take a print out of the application form for future reference.

The following are the details asked in the application:

  • Basic Details – Name age, gender, date of birth, email id, mobile number
  • Qualification details – Details about 10th Grade and 12th Grade
  • Postal Address
  • Exam center preference – This exam is conducted in numerous cities all across the country and hence candidates are given a choice to choose the most convenient center. To be specific, candidates are asked to give three choices and based on the availability and choice, the exam centers are allotted.

Documents required

The following are the documents that the applicants need to upload:

  • Photograph
  • Signature

The following are the rules that the images of the above documents should follow:

  • The candidates should upload a photograph where they are holding a placard with their name written on it along with the date on which the photograph was taken.
  • The photograph should be taken with a white background.
  • The format of both the images should be JPG.
  • The image containing the photograph should be given the following filename – “Candidate Photograph.jpg” and then uploaded.
  • The signature should be done using a black ballpoint pen and it should be inside a box with dimensions 80mm x 35mm.
  • The file containing the signature should be named – “Candidate Signature.jpg”.
  • The size of the file containing the signature should have a size ranging from 20KB to 200KB.

It is of extreme importance that the candidate follows all the above-mentioned rules while uploading the documents and if they fail to do so, their application will be rejected.

Application Fee

  • For applicants belonging to the general category, the application fee is Rs. 1200. For candidates belonging to the SC/ ST/ OBC categories, the fee is Rs. 1000. The fees for NRI / OCI candidates amount to Rs. 2500.
  • Candidates belonging to OPH and P-OPH category are exempted from paying the fees. It should be noted that the payment can only be made online via debit card, credit card or net banking.

Admit Card

All the applicants who have successfully submitted their application forms will get their admit cards by the third week of May 2018.

Candidates have to enter their application numbers and passwords to download their respective admit cards. It is to be noted that the admit cards will not be sent to applicants via post.

The following are the details mentioned on the admit card:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • Date of birth of the candidate
  • Venue for the exam
  • Date and time of the exam
  • Exam center
  • Rules to be followed inside the exam hall

It is compulsory that the candidates carry their admit cards while attending the exam as they will not be allowed inside if they do not. Admit card acts as an entry pass into the exam hall and is also used as an ID for the candidate. Applicants are requested to keep their admit cards safe until the admission process is completed.

Admission Procedure

Once the test is completed, the conducting university will release the answer key on their official website. The answer key is used by many students to get an idea of how they have done their exam, how many answers have they answered correctly and this will give them an idea of how well they will fare in the exam.

The results will be declared in June 2018 on the official website of the university.

For the purpose of counseling, a merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained by the students. In case of a tie between students, the tie will be resolved by first considering the percentile scored by the candidate in Biology followed by Chemistry, Physics, English and Logical and quantitative reasoning. If a tie still persists, age is taken into consideration, i.e. seniority is given preference.

Once the results are announced, candidates are called for counseling. The university conducts four counseling sessions. Candidates need to cross the cut off mark set by the university to qualify for counseling. Usually, the cut off mark is released by the university as soon as the exam is conducted.

The following is a list of the documents that candidates have to carry while appearing for the exam:

  • 10th grade mark sheet
  • 12th grade mark sheet
  • Admit card of the exam
  • Government id for age proof
  • Certificate for category
  • 6 passport size photographs
  • Government id indicating the residential address

Candidates are also requested to take photocopies of the above-mentioned documents as they will have to submit the documents to the authorities. While appearing for the counseling, the candidates will have to go through biometric finger print and image verification.  Once all the documents have been verified, candidates can choose their respective stream based on the availability.

During this session, candidates will be given the fee split up as they will have to pay the fees for the stream selected. Applicants who fail to pay the fees on time will have their seat cancelled. Once a candidate finishes all the above-mentioned steps, they can start attending classes.


The notification for the examination is expected to be released on 7th March 2018. The official notification for JIPMER2018 can be downloaded by visiting the official website.


JIPMER is an entrance test of two and a half hours. There will be five parts in the question paper namely – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Logic and Quantitative Reasoning, and English and Comprehension. The exam will be conducted in online (computer based) mode only.

The syllabus of JIPMER 2018 is designed in accordance with the pattern followed in class 11th and 12th under CBSE curriculum. Following will be the syllabus of JIPMER 2018:

Units & Measurement Kinematics
Newton’s Laws of Motion Impulse and Momentum
Work and Energy Rotational Motion
Gravitation Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
Oscillations Waves
Heat and Thermodynamics Electrostatics
Current Electricity Magnetic Effect of Current
Electromagnetic Induction Optics
Modern Physics Electronic Devices
The States of Matter Atomic Structure
Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure Thermodynamics
Physical and Chemical Equilibria Electrochemistry
Chemical Kinetics Surface Chemistry
Hydrogen and s-block elements P, d and f block elements
Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons Stereochemistry
Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen Biological, Industrial and Environmental chemistry
Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry
Diversity in Living World Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function
Genetics and Evolution Structure and Function – Plants
Structure and Function – Animals Reproduction, Growth, and Movement in Plants
Reproduction and Development in Humans Ecology and Environment
Biology and Human Welfare Biotechnology and its Applications
Quantitative Reasoning
Number Systems LCM and HCF Percentages Profit, Loss and Discount
Time and Work Averages Simple Interest Speed, Time and Distance
Ratio and Proportion Compound Interest Quadratic Equations Complex Numbers
Linear Equations Logarithm Progressions Binomial Theorem
Surds and Indices Inequalities Permutation and Combination Probability
Function and Graphs Set Theory Mixtures and Alligations Geometry
Coordinate Geometry Trigonometry Mensuration Statistics
Logical Reasoning
Analytical Reasoning Linear Arrangements Statements Arguments
Sequencing Matrix Arrangements Number Series
Cause and Effects Analogy Test Blood Relationship Tests
Coding and Decoding Inferences Statements and Conclusion
Non-Verbal Reasoning Symbol Based Problems Direction and Distance Test
Ranking Tests Statements Assumptions
English and Comprehension
Section A Section B Section C
Reading Unseen Passages and Note-making Writing Skills Literature and Long Reading Text

JIPMER 2018 Important Dates

Candidates must go through the following table carefully as it gives away information about the important dates related to JIPMER 2018.

Activity Dates
Date of Release of Notification 7th March 2018
Commencement of Registration 7th March 2018
Last Date of Registration 13th April 2018
Issue of Admit Card 3rd week of May 2018
Date f Examination 3rdJune 2018
Declaration of Results 3rd week of June 2018
1st Round of Counselling 27th June to 29th June 2018
2nd Round of Counselling 25th July 2018
3rd Round of Counselling 20th August 2018
Final Round of Counselling 28th September 2018
Closing of Admission 30th September 2018

List of JIPMER Examination Centres

JIPMER 2018 will be conducted on 3rd June 2018 across all the major cities of India. The exam conducting body has divided examination centers into four zones namely east, west, north, and south.

Candidates are advised to choose their center according to their convenience. Examination center once allotted will not be changed in any circumstances. Following is the list of examination centers for JIPMER 2018:

East Zone
Asansol Bhubaneswar Guwahati
Hooghly Howrah Kalyani
Kolkatta Cuttack Jamshedpur
Dibrugarh Durgapur Imphal
Siliguri Tezpur Agartala
Bishnupur Aizwal
West Zone
Bhopal Gandhi Nagar Mumbai
Nagpur Gwalior Indore
North Zone
Delhi NCR Faridabad Ghaziabad
Greater Noida Gurgaon Lucknow
Meerut Mathura Mohali
Ranchi Ambala Dehradun
Jalandhar Kurukshetra Patiala
Sonipat Amritsar Bhatinda
Hissar Sangrur Yamunagar
South Zone
Bengaluru Belgaum Chennai
Cochin Coimbatore Hyderabad
Kurnool Mangalore Mysore
Nagercoli Namakkal Puducherry
Rajahmundry Salem Tirunelveli
Thiruvannamalai Trichy Thoothukudi
Trivandrum Thrissur Kottayam
Vijayawada Visakhapatinam Vizianagaram
Kannur Madurai Guntur
Karimnagar Shimogavankudi Warrangal

Contact Details

Any type of communication or doubts or queries regarding JIPMER 2018 shall be addressed through any of the below given communication channels:


Dhanvantri Nagar,
Puducherry-605 006

Office Superintendent: 0413-2298288, 0413-2912111
PS to Dean: 0413-2298283

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.jipmer.edu.in/

Candidates are advised to thoroughly go through the FAQ section given on the official website of JIPMER before contacting the admission directorate for clarification of any doubt.

List of colleges accepting JIPMER score

Successful candidates will be admitted into various medical courses of Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry. There will be 200 seats for the offering. JIPMER has two campuses namely:

  • JIPMER Puducherry
  • JIPMER Karaikal

JIPMER Results

The results of JIPMER 2018 will be declared around the third week of June 2018.

Candidates will be able to check their results and download their score card from the official website. After the conduction of the examination, candidates are expected to regularly visit the official website for updates regarding declaration of results and counselling process that will follow soon after the declaration of results.


Students can have an idea of the cut-off of JIPMER 2018 by having a look at the previous year cut-off. Following cut-off list comprises of category wise cut-off. The cut-off varies from category to category. Mainly the cut off depends on these following factors:

  • The number of candidates appearing in the JIPMER Entrance Exam all across the country.
  • The difficulty level of the questions asked in the online test.
  • The availability of seats in the institute.
  • The number of applicants applying for JIPMER.
  • Recent trends of cut-off.

A general category candidate must score at least 50 percentile marks in JIPMER entrance exam to be eligible for selection whereas for reserved category students the minimum required percentile is 40. Here is the cut off for JIPMER MBBS exam 2015 and 2016:

Category JIPMER MBBS 2016 (closing rank) JIPMER MBBS 2015 (closing rank)
General 130 187
General OPH 12 169
OBC NCL 76 183
SC 44 177
ST 30 170
NRI/OCI 12 178
Puducherry- UR 60 183
Puducherry- SC 16 183
Puducherry- ST 138
Puducherry- OBC 32

Score Validity

The validity of the examination score stands for the particular academic year only. Hence, the validity of JIPMER 2018 score will be for the academic year 2018-19 only. Every candidate will get only one chance to appear for JIPMER for a particular academic year. Request for multiple attempts in any scenario will not be entertained by the admission directorate.

Reservation/Seat Distribution

The distribution of the seats will take place according to the following norm:

Category JIPMER Puducherry JIPMER Karaikal TOTAL
General (UR) 50 15 65
OBC 28 10 38
SC 16 6 22
ST 11 4 15
P-UR 23 7 30
P-OBC 11 5 16
P-SC 6 2 8
NRI/OCI 5 1 6
TOTAL 150 50 200




OPH 3 2 5
P – OPH 1 1
TOTAL 4 2 6

NOTE- Candidates have to carry their category certificate while attending counselling process.

JIPMER 2018 Counselling Schedule

Candidates will be able to view their scores once the result is hosted on the official website. This score will be the basis of their selection in JIPMER. The scores can also be viewed by simply logging on to the account made on the official website.

After the successful conduction of JIPMER, the results will be declared around the third week of June 2018. Those candidates who will be scoring above the cut off mark will be shortlisted for counselling according to the order of merit.

Based on the merit list, candidates will be issued counselling letter for attending the counselling process. The mode of counselling process will be notified on the official website. Allotment list will be released on the official website after every round of counselling process. Candidates can check their status for admission from this list.

Candidates attending the counselling process have to ensure that they are in possession of all the required documents like:

  • 10th class mark sheet and passing certificate
  • 12th class mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Hall Ticket
  • Score Card
  • Counselling Letter

Hall ticket, Score Card, Counselling Letter must be preserved until the final process of counselling and seat allotment is over.

Sample Paper

Candidates can get the sample papers online and download the previous year papers of JIPMER and also the sample papers related to the same. They are advised to attempt these papers before taking the actual test. This will help them to get accustomed to the level of the questions asked in the examination.


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