JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 2018

Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education Research ( JIPMER ) Entrance Exam for admission to MBBS Course for the academic session 2018 – 19.

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Course Duration

Duration of the MBBS course is 4 years and 6 months as per the Academic Calendar of JIPMER followed by ONE year of Compulsory Rotatory Internship for award of Degree.

JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 2018 Eligibility

The Applicant should be an Indian National / Overseas Citizen of India.

He / She has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December 2018, the year of his / her admission to the 1st year MBBS, i.e. they should have been born on or before 1st Janaury, 2002. ( Request for relaxation from the prescribed age limit will not be considered for any category of applicants ). There is no upper age limit.

The applicants should have passed the qualifying examinations in the manner mentioned below :

  • The Higher / Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher / Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study comprising Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology ( which shall include practical tests in these subjects ) or any other elective with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.
  • The Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination other than those mentioned in the list, will have to submit an Eligibility Certificate before admission is finalized. Obtaining such an Eligibility Certificate from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi is essential for OCI / NRI for admission to JIPMER MBBS Course.
  • The applicant must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 60% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology at the qualifying examination.
  • For candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribe or Other Backward Classes / OPH the minimum marks obtained in the Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology taken together in the qualifying examination is 50%. 
  • For OPH candidates in general category the minimum marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology taken together in the qualifying examination is 50%. 

Note : Applicants who have appeared or will be appearing in the qualifying examination in March / April 2018 and whose results have NOT yet been declared can also apply for admission, if other eligibility criteria (i) (ii) & (iii) are satisfied.

Candidates are requested to note that issue of hall ticket for the Entrance Examination does NOT necessarily mean the acceptance of eligibility for candidates whose results of qualifying examinations are yet to be declared.

JIPMER MBBS Entrance 2018 Exam Pattern

The examination shall be conducted in English medium Only.

The Entrance Examination is common to all and consists of 200 single best response type MCQs having four alternatives and the questions will be asked from the following subjects and the distribution of no. of question is as detailed below :

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

The questions for JIPMER MBBS Entrance Examination 2017 will be based on the syllabus as prescribed by State Board Hr. Sec. and CBSE for XI & XII Standards.

JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 2018 Seats

Common Entrance Examination for 200 Seats ( 150 seats at JIPMER, Puducherry + 50 seats at JIPMER, Karaikal )

Vertical Reservation

General ( UR )551974
NRI / OCI516

Horizontal Reservation


The number and distribution of seats may vary depending upon the periodic directives / decisions from Competent Authorities.

JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 2018 Application Form

How to Apply

Candidates seeking admission to entrance examination are required to apply on-line mode only. ( Any other mode of application will not be accepted. )

Log on to link in the Home page www.jipmer.puducherry.gov.in and navigate to the link “Apply on-line MBBS admission – 2018”. The candidate should acquaint himself / herself with all requirements with regard to filling up the application on-line.

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fees
General ( UR ) & P- URRs. 1500 + Transaction Charges as applicable
OBC & P-OBCRs. 1500 + Transaction Charges as applicable
SC / ST & P-SC / STRs. 1200 + Transaction Charges as applicable
NRI / OCIRs. 3000 + Transaction Charges as applicable
OPH & P-OPHExempted From Application Fees

Mode of Payment

Application fees for each category to be paid by the candidate using any one of the following mode of payment. No other mode of payment will be accepted.

  • Net Banking
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card

JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 2018 Admit Card

Hall Tickets for the Entrance Examination shall be available for download to candidates whose applications are complete in all respects, from 21st May, 2018 ( Monday ) 10:00 AM onwards. ( Tentative )

The Hall Ticket will contain (1) Name and date of birth as typed by the candidate in the application (2) Photo and signature image as uploaded by the candidate (3) Examination City allotted and Roll Number.

No change in the category / age / name / DOB ( Date of Birth ) will be entertained after submission of application. The candidates in such case have to apply afresh before the closing date.

Request for rectification / change of any other details in the hall ticket shall Not be considered under any circumstance.

Candidates will not be allowed to appear for the Entrance Examination unless he / she produce the hall ticket from the JIPMER website at the exam centres along with ID proof in original & a photocopy of the same.

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Exam Centres

The examination centres are tentatively proposed in 120 cities all over India.

Applicant can opt only for Three Exam Cities.

The allotment of Exam City would be as per the order of preference clicked by applicant during on-line registration on a First-cum-first served basis.

Normally the first preference would be allotted. JIPMER, depending upon local conditions, reserves the right to allot any other Exam City other than the preferences given by the applicant.

No request for change of center would be considered under any circumstances.

The Exam City preference is only indicative and subject to change; Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research retains the final decision on the same and its allotment.

If seats for Entrance Exam are unavailable in the chosen 3 exam cities, nearby ( exam ) cities will be considered for venues.

In case of any unforeseen circumstances the Exam City can be cancelled at any point of time and a new Exam City can be allotted en bloc with due intimation in website / text message.

S.NoName of the StateS.NoName of the CityS.NoName of the StateS.NoName of the City
1Andhra Pradesh1Guntur14Maharashtra62Mumbai
4Nellore65Navi Mumbai
5Chhattisgarh18Bhilai Nagar79Mohali
6Delhi21New Delhi21Rajasthan82Jaipur
24Gandhinagar22Tamil Nadu85Chennai
9Jammu and Kashmir36Jammu97Warangal
38Jamshedpur25Uttar Pradesh99Ghaziabad
39Ranchi100Greater Noida
52Thrissur27West Bengal113Asansol
13Madhya Pradesh53Bhopal114Bishnupur

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Selection Process

The response of the candidate for a question(s), on click of “submit button” before closing of Examination shall be considered as the response chosen by the candidate.

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

Negative Marks : The candidate who has less negative mark will be placed higher than that of the other candidate.

Biology : If Negative Marks do not break the tie, higher Percentile scores in Biology will result in higher ranking.

Chemistry : If Negative Marks & Biology Percentiles do not break the tie, higher Percentile scores in Chemistry will result in higher ranking

Physics : If Negative Marks, Biology and Chemistry Percentiles do not break the tie, higher Percentile scores in Physics will result in higher ranking

English Language and Comprehension : If Negative Marks, 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 Negative marks, 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 exist, the candidate elder by age will be ranked higher.

Merit List

Merit Ranking would be based on percentile score after Normalization if two shifts held. Merit List would be drawn category wise based on minimum percentile as given below :

CategoryMinimum Percentile
Unreserved ( UR ) / OCI / NRI50
Unreserved ( UR ) – OPH45
SC / ST / OBC /- OPH40

Candidates who secure less than the minimum percentile in the Entrance Examination 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 application 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.

Medical Entrance Exam Question Bank CD

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Important Dates

1On-line Registration from7th March, 2018
( Wednesday ) 11:00 AM
2On-line Registration closes on13th April, 2018
( Friday ) 5:00 PM
3Download of Hall Ticket from JIPMER
website ( The Hall Tickets will be made
available through Internet download
only and not by Post )
21st May, 2018 ( Monday ) from 10:00 AM to
3rd June, 2018 ( Sunday ) 8:00 AM
4Date & Time of Entrance Examination * If Single Shift – Online
Mode Only
3rd June, 2018 ( Sunday )
Morning Shift : 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
5If Two Shifts – Online Mode Only3rd June, 2018 ( Sunday )
Morning Shift : 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon Shift : 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
* The exact schedule and number of shifts will be announced later depending on the number of applicants, logistics & as per the directions of the Hon’ble High Court, Chennai.
6Expected date of publication of Merit ListOn or Before 20th June, 2018
Counseling of Choosing for JIPMER Puducherry (OR) JIPMER Karaikal
7First Counseling ( Tentative )27th to 29th June, 2018
8Second Counseling ( Tentative )25th July, 2018
9Third Counseling ( Tentative )20th August, 2018
10Final Counseling ( Tentative )28th September, 2018
11Admission formalities ( Medical Board & submission of the receipt for
payment of fees etc…)
2nd July, 2018 ( Monday ) 8:00 AM
For the Students who have op ted to Join in JIPMER, Karaikal
3rd July, 2018 ( Tuesday ) 8:00 AM
For the Students who have opted to join in JIPMER, Puducherry
12Issue of Admission Letter & Letter for Hostel accommodation
2nd July, 2018 ( Monday ) – For Karaikal Students
3rd July, 2018 ( Tuesday ) – For Puducherry Students
13Commencement of Course4th July, 2018 ( Wednesday ) 9:00 AM
14Foundation CourseFoundation course will be held for
JIPMER, Puducherry & JIPMER, Karaikal separately at the respective places.
15Close of Admissions for MBBS 2018 Session30th September, 2018 ( Saturday ) 1:00 PM


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