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JIPMER MD/MS 2018: Entrance Examination Dates Released

Sep 12, 2017

Here is an important notification for all the PG aspirants across the country as JIPMER has released its application form for aspirants seeking admission to Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD).

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) is a renowned medical institute in Puducherry offering various undergraduate and postgraduate courses for medical students. It has recently released notification for conducting JIPMER MD/MS session entrance examination, for admissions under MD/MS courses, which will be held twice a year for January, 2018 & July, 2018 sessions. The entrance exam will be conducted in online mode on November 19, 2018 for January session and in May 2018 for July session.

PrepLadder bring forth this blog to enlighten all the aspirants regarding the important details and information to apply for JIPMER PG entrance examination as the registration process has begun from September 11, 2018 for admissions in January 2018 session. For July 2018 session, aspirants will be able to register themselves from March 2018.   


Details are as follows:

Important Dates:

JIPMER PG 2018 January Session Dates



Beginning of online registration

September 11, 2017

Closing of online registration

October 18, 2017

Online entrance examination

November 19, 2017

First counseling

December 13, 2017

Second counseling

January 17, 2018

Third counseling

January 30, 2018

Date of closing of admission

January 31, 2018


JIPMER PG 2018 July Session Dates



Availability of Prospectus for JIPMER PG 2018

March 1st week, 2018

Availability of JIPMER PG 2018 online application form

March 2nd week, 2018

Last date to submit JIPMER PG 2018 application forms

April 3rd week, 2018

Release of JIPMER PG 2018 Admit Card

May 1st to 3rd week, 2018

Date of entrance examination

May 3rd week, 2018

Publication of merit list

May last week, 2018

First Counseling

June 2nd week, 2018

Second Counseling

July 2nd week, 2018

Third and open counseling

July 4th week, 2018


Exam Pattern:

Mode of exam


Exam level


Type of questions


Exam duration

3 hours (180 minutes)

Total questions

250 multiple choice questions

Maximum marks



Marking System:

4 marks awarded for every correct answer and 1 mark deducted for a wrong answer.


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must have completed MBBS degree along with the compulsory rotatory internship of one year
  • Must have obtained a registration number from Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council
  • Indian Nationals, Overseas citizens of India and Foreign Nationals are eligible to apply


Application Fee

JIPMER PG 2018 Application Form for January session is now available which is to be filled online from September 11, 2017 onwards. Online registration will close on October 18, 2017.


Tentative Application Fee

Mode of Payment


Rs.1500/- plus transaction charges of online fee payment

Credit card/debit card/net banking only


Rs.1200/- plus transaction charges of online fee payment


Rs.3000/- plus transaction charges of online fee payment


Exam Centres

The exam is expected to be conducted in 17 cities across the country. Applicants will be required to opt 3 cities as per their convenience while filling the application form and thus, allotment of centre will be done on the basis of first come first serve basis. Moreover, no request for the change of centre will be entertained.


Admit Card

 Admit Card of JIPMER PG 2018 for January session will be made available online in November 2017. It must be downloaded by the candidates by entering their application number and password provided to them at the time of online registration.


Answer Key

JIPMER will not publish any answer Key of JIPMER PG 2018 as the entrance exam is conducted in online mode. Also, any other medical coaching institute will not publish the answer key.



The result of JIPMER PG 2017 for January session will be announced in December 2018 while for July session, it will be declared in May 2018. Candidates can check their result by entering their application number and password. Moreover, JIPMER PG 2018 result will be released only for those candidates who qualify in the entrance exam, as per the prospectus.


Exam Cutoff


Qualifying percentile



SC/ST/OBC including OPH


Unreserved Orthopedic Physically Challenged (OPH)



Merit List

Merit List will be based on percentile method and will include candidate’s name, All India Rank, marks obtained, etc. The validity of the merit list will only be until the current academic session.



 Counseling for January session will be conducted batch-wise in three rounds between December 13, 2017 and January 30, 2018. It will be conducted in offline mode at the University Campus, Puducherry.

For MD/MS Prospectus: Click Here

For Registration Guide: Click Here

For Official Website: Click Here


Also Read: Registration Process Begins for AIIMS MD/MS/MCh/DM courses, January 2018 session


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