JIPMER MBBS Admission, Number of Seats, Information Bulletin, Prospectus

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (JIPMER) is an autonomous institute under Government of India since the year 1956, and is one of the leading Medical Institutions of India. JIPMER imparts Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG) and Super Specialty Medical Training through a working hospital (JIPMER Hospital) and a Nursing College. M.B.B.S., B.Sc., M.Sc., M.D., M.S, Degree Courses are offered in 37 disciplines.


Admission to MBBS courses in JIPMER will be through NEET-UG entrance test. JIPMER is not conducting any UG entrance examination from year 2020 onwards. NEET is the only entrance exam to MBBS & few other UG medical courses in JIPMER.

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How Many MBBS Seats in JIPMER?

MBBS Seats in JIPMER Campus Puducherry(JCP) - 182+5* (*Exclusive for OCI/NRI), MBBS Seats in JIPMER Campus Karaikal(JCK) - 61+1* (*Exclusive for OCI/NRI). Total Number of MBBS Seats in JIPMER : 187+62 = 249.

Duration of the MBBS course is 4 years and 6 months followed by ONE year of Compulsory Rotatory Internship.

JIPMER MBBS Information Bulletin and Prospectus

JIPMER Information Bulletin and Prospectus for MBBS course in JIPMER Puducherry and JIPMER Karaikal : Download JIPMER Prospectus [Admission process, distribution of seats, reserved categories, etc.]

Eligibility Criteria for JIPMER MBBS Admission

  • 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, the year of his/her admission to the first year MBBS.
  • The applicants should have passed the qualifying examinations : 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.
  • 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 general (UR) / EWSs category.
  • Applicants who have appeared or will be appearing in the qualifying Examination and whose results have NOT yet been declared can also apply.

The below JIPMER MBBS entrance exam information is not required for medical aspirants now.

JIPMER Exam Pattern

Given below is the JIPMER exam pattern. Exam Mode : Online (Computer-Based Test). Questions Type : Multiple choice questions. Total Questions : 200. Total Marks : 800. Exam Duration : 2.5 hours (150 Minutes). Negative Marking : Yes.

Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
Physics 60 240
Chemistry 60 240
Biology 60 240
Logic and Quantitative Reasoning 10 40
English and Comprehension 10 40

Four marks is awarded for each correct answer. One mark is deducted for each incorrect answer.

The questions for JIPMER MBBS Entrance Examination is based on the syllabus as prescribed by State Board Hr. Sec. and CBSE for XI & XII Standards.

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