JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 2017

Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education Research ( JIPMER ) Entrance Exam for admission to MBBS Course for the academic session 2017 – 18.

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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 2017 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 2017, the year of his/her admission to the 1st year M.B.B.S., i.e. they should have been born on or before 1st January, 2001. ( Request for
relaxation from the prescribed age limit will not be considered for any category of applicants ). 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 M.B.B.S. 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 50% 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 40%.
  • For OPH candidates in general category the minimum marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology taken together in the qualifying examination is 45%.

Note : Applicants who have appeared or will be appearing in the qualifying examination in March / April 2017 and whose results have NOT yet been declared can also apply for admission, if other eligibility criteria (i) (ii) & (iii) are satisfied.

Please 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 2017 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.

Each answer with Correct Response shall be awarded Four Marks. No Marks will be deducted for Incorrect Response. Zero mark will be given for the question Not Answered.

JIPMER MBBS 2017 Seats

Vertical Reservation

CategoryJIPMER PuducherryJIPMER KaraikalTotal
General ( UR )501565
P - UR23730
P - OBC11516
P - SC628
NRI / OCI516

Horizontal Reservation

Orthopedically Handicapped ( OPH )

 JIPMER PuducherryJIPMER KaraikalTotal
P - OPH1-1

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

JIPMER MBBS 2017 Application Form

Candidates can apply JIPMER Puducherry MBBS 2017 Entrance Exam only through “Online”. JIPMER MBBS 2017 Online Registration Form is available from the official website of www.jipmer.edu.in.

Availability of Application Form

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.edu.in and navigate to the link “Apply on-line MBBS admission – 2017”.

Read the prospectus and instruction carefully. The candidate should acquaint himself / herself with all requirements with regard to filling up the application on-line.

Application Fee

General ( UR ) & P- URRs. 1200/-Transaction Charges as
OBC & P-OBCRs. 1200/-
SC / ST & P-SCRs. 1000/-
NRI / OCIRs. 2500/-
OPH & P-OPHExempted From Application Fees

Mode of payment

The Application Fee can be paid through the following mode :

  • Net Banking
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card

JIPMER MBBS 2017 Admit Card

Hall Tickets for the Entrance Examination shall be available for download to candidates whose applications are complete in all respects, from 22nd May, 2017 ( Monday ) 10:00 AM onwards.

The Hall Ticket will contain Name and date of birth as typed by the candidate in the application, Photo and signature image as uploaded by the candidate, 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 2017 Exam Centres

The examination centres are tentatively proposed in 75 cities all over India. List of Cities is mentioned as follows :

S.NoExam CentresS.NoExam CentresS.NoExam Centres
17Delhi NCR42Kurnool67Tirunelveli
21Gandhi Nagar46Mangalore71Vijayawada
23Greater Noida48Meerut73Vizianagaram

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.

JIPMER MBBS 2017 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 :

Biology : Higher Percentile scores in Biology will result in higher ranking

Chemistry : If Biology Percentiles do not break the tie, higher Percentile scores in Chemistry will result in 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 exist, the candidate elder by age will be ranked higher.

Merit List

Merit Ranking would be based on percentile score after Normalization. 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.

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JIPMER MBBS 2017 Important Dates

1On-line Registration from27th March, 2017 ( Monday ) 11:00 AM
2On-line Registration closes on3rd May, 2017 ( Wednesday ) 5:00 PM
3Download of Hall Ticket from JIPMER website www.jipmer.edu.in ( The Hall Tickets will be made
available through Internet download ONLY and NOT by Post )
22nd May, 2017 ( Monday ) 10:00 AM to 4th June, 2017 ( Sunday ) 8:00 AM
4Date & Time of Entrance Examination ( Two Shifts – Online Mode Only )4th June, 2017 ( Sunday )
Morning Shift : 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon Shift : 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
5Expected date of publication of Merit ListOn or Before 19th June 2017
Counseling of Choosing for JIPMER Puducherry (OR) JIPMER Karaikal
6First Counseling ( Tentative )27th to 30th June, 2017
7Second Counseling ( Tentative )19th July, 2017
8Third Counselling ( Tentative )23rd August, 2017
9Admission formalities ( Medical Board & submission of the receipt for payment of fees etc… )03.07.2017 (Monday) 8.00 AM.
For the Students who have opted to Join
in JIPMER, Karaikal
4th July, 2017 ( Tuesday ) 8:00 AM
For the Students who have opted to join
in JIPMER, Puducherry
10Issue of Admission Letter &
Letter for Hostel accommodation
03.07.2017 (Monday) – For Karaikal
4th July, 2017 ( Tuesday ) – For Puducherry
11Commencement of Course5th July, 2017 ( Wednesday ) 9:00 AM
12Foundation CourseFoundation course will be held for JIPMER, Puducherry & JIPMER, Karaikal separately at the respective places.
13Close of Admissions for MBBS 2017
30th September, 2017 ( Saturday ) 1:00 PM


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