JIPMER Entrance Exam

JIPMER 2020: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, one of the premium medical institutes of India, will conduct the undergraduate medical entrance exam JIPMER in the first week of June 2020. Medical aspirants who wish to admission in JIPMER will be required to submit the application form of JIPMER 2020 in online mode. The authority will commence the registration process of JIPMER 2020 in the first week of March. By filling the online registration, candidates will be applying for 150 seats offered in JIPMER, Puducherry campus and 50 seats offered in Karaikal campus. Candidates who will successfully submit the application form will be issued the admit card of JIPMER 2020 in the second week of May.

JIPMER MBBS is one of the three exams conducted for MBBS admission in the country apart from AIIMS MBBS,NEET. JIPMER has been conferred the title of an ‘ Institute of National Importance’ by an act of Parliament. In 2019, more than 1.84 lakh candidates took the JIPMER exam. In 2018, a total of 1,97,751 candidates registered for JIPMER MBBS entrance exam out of which 1,54,491 candidates appeared. A total of 78,053 students cleared the JIPMER 2018 examination. JIPMER aspirants can also check here all the important details of the entrance exam like eligibility criteria, registration process, exam pattern, result and counselling.

JIPMER 2020- An Overview



JIPMER MBBS Periodicity


Seats Offered


Exam shifts

Morning - 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM

Afternoon - 03.00 PM to 5.30 PM

Allocation of shift


Mode of JIPMER MBBS 2020

Online; Computer Based Test (CBT)

Exam Cities


Number of questions


Types of questions

Reason assertion based; Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Duration of JIPMER MBBS 2020

Two and a half (2.5) hours

Date of JIPMER MBBS 2020

First week of June 2020

JIPMER Important dates 2020

Candidates aspiring to take admission in JIPMER must know about the crucial events so as to plan the strategy for the exam in advance. All the important dates of the exam has been provided below:


Important Dates

JIPMER registration starts

First week of March 2020

Registration closed

Second week of April 2020

JIPMER Admit Card

Third week of May 2020


First week of June 2020


First week of June 2020

Rank Letter

Second week of June 2020

Counselling - Round 1

Last week of June 2020

Classes Commence

First week of July 2020

Counselling - Round 2

Last week of July 2020

Counselling - Round 3

Third week of August 2020

Counselling - Final Round

Last week of September 2020

Admissions Close

Last week of September 2020

JIPMER Eligibility Criteria 2020

Before applying for JIPMER 2020, candidates must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria as laid down by the regulatory authority. The eligibility criteria of JIPMER 2020 has been provided below.





Candidate must either be an

Indian National or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).

Age Limit

Candidate should complete the age of 17 years at the time of admissions or by December 31, 2020. This means they should be born on or before January 1, 2004. There is no upper age limit in JIPMER MBBS 2020.

Academic Qualifications

Candidates should have cleared Class 12 or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as the mandatory subjects. Unreserved Category candidates should have cleared Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology with a minimum aggregate of 50% while OBC/SC/ST/OPH candidates should pass these subjects with a minimum aggregate of 45% in Class 12. While for UR-PH aspirants, it is 45%

JIPMER application form 2020

To be able to appear for undergraduate medical entrance, candidates will be required to fill the JIPMER 2020 application form. The online registration will commence in the first week of March 2020. The application process of JIPMER 2020 involves various steps like registration, entering the candidate’s information, payment if application fee and printing of confirmation page. The last date to fill the JIPMER application form 2020 is likely to fall in the second week of April 2020. Candidates will have to exercise due caution while filling the JIPMER 2020 application form as the exam regulatory authority does not provide a correction window facility. Moreover, the payment paid along with the application form of JIPMER 2020 will not be refunded in any case. Candidates are advised to read the information bulletin before registering online for JIPMER 2020.

JIPMER application fee


Application Fees

Unreserved (UR), OBC, EWS

INR 1,500 + Transaction Charges


INR 1,500 + Transaction charges


INR 1,200 + Transaction Charges


INR 3,000 + Transaction Charges

Orthopedic Physically Handicapped (OPH)

No fees

JIPMER admit card 2020

Aspirants who will successfully complete the online registration will be issued the JIPMER 2020 admit card in the second week of May. The authority will release the admit card of JIPMER 2020 in online mode only and candidates will have to download it through their respective login credentials. The admit card will reveal the exam centre of the candidate and the shift in which they have to appear for JIPMER 2020. The time of reporting and other crucial information is printed on the JIPMER 2020 admit card. All JIPMER 2020 aspirants will have to carry the admit card to the examination centre as it a crucial document. Entry to the exam premises will be strictly based on possession of a valid JIPMER admit card 2020.

JIPMER exam pattern 2020

Medical aspirants appearing for JIPMER 2020 exam must know about the duration of the exam, types of questions, marking scheme, and the number of question so as to prepare for the entrance exam in a systematic manner. Exam pattern of JIPMER 2020 familiarises the candidates with the same. With the help of JIPMER 2020 exam pattern will be able to devise an effective strategy to crack the entrance exam. Candidates can check the JIPMER exam pattern 2020 in the table below.

JIPMER 2020 exam pattern


First week of June 2020


Online, Computer Based Exam (CBT)


2.5 hours (150 minutes)

Exam Shifts & Timings

Morning: 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM

Afternoon: 3.00 PM to 5.30 PM


English only

Total Number of Questions


Type of Questions

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Marking Scheme

+4 for Correct Response

-1 for Incorrect Response

0 marks for an unattempted question

Distribution of questions

Physics - 60
Chemistry- 60
Biology- 60
Logical & quantitative reasoning- 10
English comprehension- 10


From state board and CBSE syllabus for class 11 and 12

Exam Cities

120 (Tentative)

JIPMER Syllabus 2020

Candidates appearing for JIPMER 2020 must know the syllabus in order to strategise for the medical entrance test. The syllabus of JIPMER 2020 will acquaint the aspirants with topics which have to be studied in order to achieve maximum marks. The detailed JIPMER syllabus 2020 has given in the table below.

JIPMER syllabus 2020



Topics Covered*





Atoms & Nuclei

Dual Matter of Nature Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current

Current Electricity Electromagnetic Waves Electrostatics

Electronic Devices

Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism



Surface Chemistry





Ketones and Carboxylic Acid Phenols & Ethers

D & F Block Elements

P Block Elements

Halo Alkanes and Haloarenes Solutions

Solid State


Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen

Chemistry in Everyday Life Chemical Kinetics

Coordination Compounds Isolation of Elements



Cell Structure and Function Structural Organization in Plants and Animals

Human Physiology Biotechnology

Diversity in Living Organisms Genetics and Evolution

Biology and Human Warfare Plant Physiology

Ecology and Environment


English Language and Comprehension

Section A: Reading Unseen Passages and Note-Making

Section B: Writing Skills

Section C: Literature and Long Reading


Logic and Quantitative Reasoning

Coding and Decoding

Figure Completion Test Substitution

Blood Relationships

Theme Detection

Number and Alphabetical Series Quantitative Aptitude, etc.

JIPMER exam day guidelines 2020

The exam day guidelines of JIPMER 2020 will help the candidates in avoiding any silly mistakes or face any trouble while appearing for the entrance exam. The exam conducting authority releases proper guidelines for the JIPMER 2020 candidates in the form of the do's and don'ts that must be adhered to. Some of the exam guidelines of JIPMER 2020 are given in the table provided below.

JIPMER Do’s and Don'ts



One must reach the venue well in advance to account for traffic and unexpected delay. Also note that before the commencement of the exam, there will be registration formalities that have to be completed.

Adopt unfair means like copying from other candidates, or use illegal items like notes or electronic gadgets.

Carry admit card, valid photo identity proof and a photocopy of the ID

Forget to sign the attendance sheet and affix left Index finger impression against the appropriate column on the attendance sheet.

Cooperate with the authorities during security check

Note down questions during the exam as it is a criminal act.

Display JIPMER MBBS admit card 2019 when asked for it

Converse with anyone else other than the invigilator.

Get signature and seal of invigilator on the admit card

Leave the exam hall without handing over the photocopy of the ID card to invigilator.

JIPMER Answer Key 2020

JIPMER, Puducherry will conduct JIPMER 2020 in a computer-based mode. Candidates applying for JIPMER 2020 enter into a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) which depicts the sole proprietorship of JIPMER on all material regarding the exam. The exam conducting authority does not release any official answer key of JIPMER 2020. However, leading coaching institutes release a memory-based answer key after the conclusion of the exam. If any form of JIPMER 2020 answer key is released, it will be made available on this page.

JIPMER result 2020

After the conclusion of JIPMER 2020 exam, the exam regulatory authority will declare the JIPMER 2020 result in the first week of June 2020. The result of JIPMER 2020 will be released in the form of category-wise arranged merit lists. Candidates who will qualify with the minimum required percentile will be enlisted in the JIPMER result 2020. Those aspirants who belong to the general category will have to secure 50th percentile whereas reserved category candidates will have to secure 40th percentile. Unreserved PWD category candidates will be considered qualified if they secure 45th percentile. Such candidates who have qualified the exam will be able to download the individual scorecard from the second week of June 2020, tentatively.

JIPMER cutoff 2020

Along with the result, the exam conducting authority will also release the JIPMER 2020 cutoff score. In order to qualify the medical entrance exam, each candidate must secure the minimum required percentile as set by the authority. JIPMER 2020 Cut off varies for different categories. The marks equivalent to the JIPMER 2020 cut off will be different for each year as it depends on various factors like the number of test-takers, the difficulty level of the question paper among others.

JIPMER counselling 2020

Based on the merit list released, JIPMER, Puducherry will conduct the JIPMER 2020 counselling for admission to seats offered in two campuses. Candidates will have to report to the counselling venue on the stipulated date and time released by the counselling authority. A total of three rounds of counselling will be conducted and if there are seats left vacant then a mop-up round of JIPMER counselling 2020 will also be organised in the end. Before each round, the authority will publish the counselling schedule and a rank wise list of candidates who will be invited to participate in the counselling process of JIPMER 2020. Along with the original documents, invited candidates will have to report in-person.

JIPMER Seat reservation 2020

JIPMER, Puducherry also reveals the number of seats which will be offered in the upcoming session. Candidates can check the category-wise distribution of seats offered in Puducherry and Karaikal campus of JIPMER in the table below.

Candidate Category

JIPMER Puducherry seats

JIPMER Karaikal seats


















Puducherry UR (P-UR)
























Puducherry PwD OPH*