Jawaharlal Institute Of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, popularly known as JIPMER 2019 is an institute of national importance under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. It is one of the medical entrance of highest importance in India. JIPMER 2019 is a computer based online entrance test conducted for MBBS programme, across various cities, enlisted in the official site. There are two college campuses of JIPMER, one in Puducherry and other in Karaikal. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (JIPMER) under Government of India since the year 1956, is one of the leading Medical Institutions of India, whereas JIPMER has started its JIPMER Karaikal, from the academic session 2016-17 with a yearly intake of 50 students. There are no seats available through AIPMT/NEET or AIIMS to get into JIPMER. One needs to clear JIPMER 2019 only for this. The entrance examination is held once a year in June in Pondicherry, Chennai, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram and other metropolitan cities for admission to the MBBS course that commences from July of the same year. Check all the necessary information from this page.

Latest: JIPMER has released the Schedule for JIPMER 2019 Admission. Scroll down to check.


JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 2019 is necessary to be taken in order to pursue MBBS course of 4 years and 6 months as per the Academic Calendar of JIPMER followed by ONE year of Compulsory Rotatory Internship for the award of degree. JIPMER 2019 is conducted for students to avail themselves 200 Seats (150 seats at JIPMER, Puducherry and 50 seats at JIPMER, Karaikal)

Event JIPMER 2019
Online application form available from 06 Mar 2019
Last date to apply for JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 12 Apr 2019
Online Entrance Examination 02 Jun 2019
First Counselling 26 – 28 Jun 2019
Second Counselling 24 Jul 2019
Third Counselling 21 Aug 2019
Final Counselling 26 Sep 2019
Date of closing admission 30 Sep 2019
MBBS Course commence on 01 Jul 2019

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 2019, the year of his/her admission to the 1st year M.B.B.S., i.e. they should have been born on or before 01-01-2002. Though, there is no upper age limit.
  • Applicants should have passed the qualifying examinations of 10+2 higher/ senior secondary examination. The Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination other than those
    mentioned above will have to submit an Eligibility Certificate before admission is finalized. Obtaining such an Eligibility Certificate from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi is essential for OCI/NRI for admission to JIPMER M.B.B.S. Course.
  • Applicants must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology /
    Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 60%
    marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology at the
    qualifying examination.
  • Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribe or Other
    Backward Classes / OPH the minimum marks obtained in the Physics, Chemistry,
    Biology/ Bio-technology taken together in the qualifying examination is 50%.


The registration process for JIPMER 2019 will be solely online. Candidates can log on to the link in the Home page of www.jipmer.puducherry.gov.in and can look for the link “Apply on-line MBBS admission – 2019”. Before applying, candidates must read the prospectus carefully. Any false information being provided on candidate’s side may lead to cancellation of the application.

The applicant can choose any one of the three modes of payment, that are Net banking, Credit card or Debit Card to pay the application fees. Application fees for each category is different. For General/ OBC, it is 1500 INR + Transaction charges; for SC/STs, it is 1200 INR +Transaction charges and for NRIs, it is 3000 INR +Transaction charges. OPH category is exempted from paying the application fees. Candidate must upload photograph and signature of correct specified size. One must not make any mistake while uploading signature and photograph. Any changes in the amount of registration fees will be made known for the year 2019.

JIPMER 2019 Exam Details

This JIPMER exam is conducted through a Computer based test only. The entrance generally happens in the first week of June and mostly on weekends. The duration of the examination shall be two and a half hours (Two hours and Thirty minutes). The Online (CBT) Entrance Examination is conducted in single/two shifts. In single shift, the time period is from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM, whereas in two shifts, there are basically two-time slots that a candidate can opt for. One is morning shift / first shift, starting from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM and then there is an afternoon shift (03:00 PM to 05:30 PM). The venue, time and shift of the examination are passed on to the candidates via the Hall Ticket. No candidate will be allowed to appear in the examination unless he/she holds a valid “Hall ticket” issued by the Institute and a proof of their identification.

Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted in English medium only. The JIPMER 2019 is common to all and consists of 200 single best response type MCQs having four alternatives and the questions will be asked from the following subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English Language & Comprehension and Logical & Quantitative Reasoning, estimating the total number of marks to be 200. Each answer with correct response shall be awarded four marks. Zero marks will be given for the question not answered. For wrong answers, one mark will be deducted. The syllabus is as prescribed by State Board Hr. Sec. and CBSE for XI & XII Standards.

JIPMER Preparation Syllabus

For preparing for JIPMER 2019, one needs to be thorough with NCERT class 11 & 12 science books, along with some other extra materials. It is advised not to refer too many books. Use one book for theory and one for problem-solving of each subject. We have provided a complete list of the best books for JIPMER MBBS exam preparation, like JIPMER Medical Entrance Examination By RPH Editorial Board, JIPMER MBBS 14 Years Solved Papers by Arihant, Target JIPMER, to name some. Indulge yourself in taking mock tests and solve past years papers, sample papers to analyze your preparation. Candidates need to chart their preparation in order to plan accordingly. One must divide his/her time equally for all subjects. When you are most alert, give time to your weak areas.

Merit Lists

Soon after the evaluation of answer sheets are done, JIPMER authorities start releasing the merit lists. It generally happens before the mid of June. Selected candidates are then called for counselling rounds. Candidates must reach the allotted venue for counselling at the allotted time slot. Requests for changing of campuses would not be entertained.


Once the JIPMER 2019 results are out counselling dates are announced for various categories. Sliding of campuses are not allowed from one round of counselling to the other. Generally, counselling rounds starts from the last week of June and end by last week of July.The dates and eligible candidates shall be notified in JIPMER website and no personal intimation will be sent for the same. In the final counseling, all candidates who are eligible by the merit list can attend this round of counseling, irrespective of their previous attendance.


The number of JIPMER Seats to be filled for MBBS session through this competitive Entrance Examination conducted is as follows. Seat details of admission session, commencing from 2019 is represented hereunder.

Category JIPMER Puducherry JIPMER Karaikal
Unreserved (UR) 55 19
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 28 9
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15 5
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7 2
P – UR 22 9
P – OBC 10 3
P – SC 5 1
P – ST 3 1
NRI / OCI (Under Self Financing Scheme) 5 1
Total 150 50

(5% of the seats reserved horizontally to OPH candidates as per THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 2016)The number and distribution of seats may vary depending upon the periodic directives / decisions from Competent Authorities.)

JIPMER Solved Question Papers

Candidates need to practice more and more of the sample and previous years papers. JIPMER Previous Year Solved Question Paper for 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009 are given below. Answers and Solutions are provided at the end of each post for all JIPMER Old Question Papers. Candidates can take some help by solving these papers in order to get a clear picture of what questions can be asked in the exam.

Insofar, Only Schedule of JIPMER 2019 has been announced yet. Information on this page as per last year details. As soon as rest of the details regarding JIPMER 2019 admission will be released the same will be updated here.

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    • Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribe or Other
      Backward Classes / OPH the minimum marks obtained in the Physics, Chemistry,
      Biology/ Bio-technology taken together in the qualifying examination is 50%.

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