JIPMER Entrance Exam for MBBS

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Entrance Exam

Last Date to Apply

13 April 2018

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JIPMER MBBS 2018 was conducted on 3 June for admission to 200 MBBS seats offered by JIPMER Puducherry and Karaikal campuses. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research) has started JIPMER counselling 2018 from 9 July. The second round of JIPMER MBBS counselling will begin from 25 July. Aspirants who have registered for first round can also appear for the second round of seat allotment. Along with that, 330 aspirants will be called for JIPMER MBBS counselling round 2. All the eligible candidates who have been allotted seats during JIPMER MBBS seat allotment will be required to report at the allotted campus for document verification and completion of admission process. If there will be any seats left after second round the authority will conduct JIPMER MBBS mop-up round counselling. Read the article JIPMER MBBS 2018 for more information on counselling, result, seat matrix, fees and other details.

Latest UpdateJIPMER MBBS counselling round 2 will begin from 25 July. Check complete JIPMER MBBS seat allotment schedule here.

JIPMER MBBS 2018 - Important Points

JIPMER 2018 entrance exam is for admission to MBBS course. JIPMER offers Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG) and Super Specialty Medical Training through a working hospital (JIPMER Hospital) and offers admission to M.B.B.S., B.Sc., M.Sc., M.D., M.S, Degree Courses in 37 disciplines.

  • JIPMER Puducherry 
  • JIPMER Karaikal

JIPMER Important Dates 2018

Candidates appearing for JIPMER MBBS entrance test 2018 must make sure that they are familiar with the exam schedule. The table below provides the list of JIPMER MBBS Important Dates so that they don't miss any deadline.



JIPMER MBBS Application

7 March 2018

JIPMER MBBS Application ends

13 April 2018

Availability of admit card 

21 May 2018


3 June 2018

Morning - 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon - 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM

JIPMER MBBS Result announcement

8 June 2018

JIPMER MBBS counselling

9 July 2018


JIPMER MBBS 2018 Admit Card

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Admit Card is available to download from 21 May 2018. The candidates who have filled and submitted the application form are able to download the admit card. Admit card will not be dispatched through the post to the candidates, so no correspondence in this regard will be considered. 

After downloading the admit card, the candidates are advised to check the details like name of the students, exam centre, exam dates etc. on the printed admit card. Admit Card is an important document to be carried at the exam centre. 

Latest Update: JIPMER Result Declared - Download Here



  • JIPMER now has two campuses, one in Puducherry and the other in Karaikal.
  • Admission to M.B.B.S. Course for 150 seats at JIPMER Puducherry and 50 seats at JIPMER Karaikal is done through JIPMER Entrance Exam conducted once a year.
  • MBBS course duration is 4 years and 6 months + 1-year compulsory Rotatory Internship.


 Puducherry Karaikal

Unreserved (UR)



Other Backwards Classes (OBC)



Scheduled Caste (SC)



Scheduled Tribe (ST)



Puducherry Residents
P-UR-22, P-OBC-10, PSC-5 & PST - 3



NRI / OCI (Under Self Financing Scheme)







  • OPH – From the above seats, Four (04) are allotted to eligible OPH candidates on a horizontal reservation basis.
  • OCI Candidates can also compete for regular seats by appearing in the Entrance Examination.


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JIPMER MBBS Eligibility criteria

Nationality: Candidate must be an Indian National or Overseas Citizens of India (OCI).

Age: Candidate must have attained an age of 17 years on or before 31 December 2018 (born on or before 1 January 2002).

Academic qualification

  • Candidates must have passed Class 12 Higher/ Senior Secondary or its equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and English/ Equivalent
  • Candidates 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

Minimum Qualifying Marks

  • Candidates must have secured a minimum aggregate of 60% marks (50% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/OHP) at the qualifying examination and competitive entrance examination.
  • OPH candidates belonging to general category must have secured a minimum aggregate of 45% marks at the qualifying examination and competitive entrance examination.
  • Candidates must have passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and English individually.

JIPMER MBBS Application form and Admit Card

The application process for JIPMER MBBS on from 7 March 2018. The candidates can apply for JIPMER 2018 through online mode only. There is no offline process of filling up the JIPMER MBBS 2018 Application Form. In order to fill the application form, the candidates have to follow the link given below. The last date to fill the application form is 13 April 2018. Hence, the candidates are suggested to complete and submit the application form on or before the due date.

Documents to be uploaded along with JIPMER MBBS 2018 Application Form

  • Photograph: Candidates have to upload a One (1) recent colour passport size photograph with the light background taken on or after 31 January 2018.  
  • Signature: Candidate has to affix their SIGNATURE in an area of 80mm Width x 35mm Height on paper with a black ballpoint pen as well as below mentioned specifications. Dimensions: 80mm width x 35mm Height; Format: .jpg; Size: Max 80 KB



The application fee for three categories is given below. However, the OPH Category is exempted from paying the application fee. The application fee would be paid only once by the candidates. The application fee can be paid via Credit/ Debit Card or Net Banking.

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Application Fee


Fee Amount

General (UR)/ OBC

Rs 1,500


Rs 1,200


Rs. 3,000


Exempted from Application Fees


NOTE - Transaction charges also need to be paid by the candidates 

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Fee Structure


Amount Payable

Admission Fee (one time)

Rs. 4,000

Academic Fee (PA)

Rs. 1,400

JIPMER Students Association Fee (PA)

Rs. 2,000

Learning Resource Fee (PA)

Rs. 2,000

Corpus Fund on Academic Fee (PA)

IT Charges


Identity Card


TOTAL Rs.11,620


  • The mentioned fee is excluding the Hostel Charges.  
  • Complete course fee for NRI/OCI Candidates is US $75,000. 

JIPMER MBBS Result and Counselling

A separate list of candidates applying under Self Financing Scheme for 5 seats will be drawn from the NRI / OCI applicants. The JIPMER MBBS Result will be declared on or before 20 June 2018. The candidates appeared in the exam would be able to check the result by following the link given below. However, the result will also be displayed on the Notice Board of Academic Section, JIPMER.

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Percentile Requirement

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in JIPMER entrance exam. Candidates who secure less than the minimum percentile in JIPMER Entrance will not be selected for Admission. Merit List would be drawn category wise based on minimum percentile as given below:


Minimum Percentile

Unreserved (UR)/OCI


Unreserved (UR) – OHP




JIPMER MBBS Exam pattern

  • Duration of exam: 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) examination in English. 
  • Number of Questions: It will consist of 200 multiple choice questions 
  • Mode of Exam: Computer-based exam
  • Marking Scheme: One mark will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each incorrect response

The first tiebreaker rule has also been altered, this year the tie-breaking will favour the candidates who have lower negative responses.

The exam will be based on the syllabus as prescribed by State Board Hr. Sec. and CBSE for class 11 & Class 12.Each question will be followed by four answers of which only one is correct / most appropriate.

JIPMER MBBS 2018 Subject Combination 


No. of Question







Logic and Quantitative Reasoning




Total No. of Questions

200 Questions

JIPMER MBBS Previous year solved papers and Recommended Books

1) Target JIPMER: 2000 - 2013 Question Bank with Precise Explanations Covering Complete Medical Syllabus 2nd Edition

2) Solved Papers for CBSE AIPMT / NEET 2014 Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Set of 3 Books) 2nd Edition

3) 14 Years Solved Papers JIPMER Medical 4th Edition

JIPMER MBBS Important details

JIPMER 2018 Exam Cities are those exam centres where JIPMER 2018 MBBS exam will be held on. JIPMER 2018 is the computer-based entrance exam for candidates seeking admission to MBBS first year in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (JIPMER).

JIPMER 2018 Exam Cities are spread across all over India. JIPMER 2018 is a yearly exam to seek admission to Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (JIPMER). The candidates are suggested to follow the link below to get the complete list of test centres.

Important Points related to JIPMER MBBS Exam

  • Candidates have to carry ONLY Admit Card along with Valid Identity Proof and Photocopy of the same ID proof inside the hall.
  • Biometric fingerprint and image capture will be done for every candidate on the day of Exam by the authorised personnel.
  • Candidates can practice for JIPMER MBBS 2018 Examination via mock papers. JIPMER MBBS Mock Papers.
  • No candidates would be allowed to talk or discuss in the examination, any candidates found doing so will be dealt with as per the norms of the university.

JIPMER is exempted from NEET

The NEET exam is mandatory to get the admission in medical courses in India. However, there is an exemption as the admission in JIPMER and AIIMS is not done on the basis of NEET. The JIPMER has also released the notification regarding this. The candidates can get the details about the same from the notification given below.

JIPMER Notification


JIPMER MBBS Brochure - Download Here



Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education
and Research (JIPMER)
Dhanvantri Nagar 
Gorimedu, Puducherry-605 006.

Contact Details:

  • Phone:  0413 – 2298287 (Direct Line) 0413 - 2272380 : Extn : 8573, 0413 - 2298283 (Direct Line)
  • Fax:  0413 –2272735, 2272066, 2272067
  • Email: director@jipmer.edu.in, jipmermbbs2015@gmail.com
  • Toll-Free Number:– 18002669416

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