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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
Event Date
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
Event Date
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 Online
Exam level National
Type of questions Objective
Exam duration 3 hours (180 minutes)
Total questions 250 multiple choice questions
Maximum marks 1000

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.
Category Tentative Application Fee Mode of Payment
General/OBC Rs.1500/- plus transaction charges of online fee payment Credit card/debit card/net banking only
SC/ST Rs.1200/- plus transaction charges of online fee payment
NRI/OCI 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

 Category Qualifying percentile
General 50
SC/ST/OBC including OPH 40
Unreserved Orthopedic Physically Challenged (OPH) 45

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 For More Updates… Stay Tuned with PrepLadder!!
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