Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) has released notification for the eligible candidates for admission to the M.Sc Nursing, Post Basic Diploma in Nursing, M.Sc. Allied Medical Sciences, Master of Public Health (MPH) and Ph.D. courses through an Entrance Examination for 2018-2019 Session. Candidates can check the complete information of JIPMER M.Sc/MPH/ Ph.D. 2018 Entrance Exam such as application process, eligibility criteria through this page below.

Courses Offered

  • M.Sc Nursing
  • Post Basic Diploma in Nursing
  • M.Sc Allied Medical Sciences
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Ph.D
Latest: Online Application Form for JIPMER M.Sc./PBD/M.P.H./Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2018 has been released. Candidates can apply online from the Application Form page provided below.

JIPMER M.Sc./PBD/M.P.H./Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2018 (August)

Admission to all Professional Courses at JIPMER is through an Entrance Examination conducted by JIPMER at various centers in India. In addition, certain categories of students are admitted through nominations by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Schedule for the JIPMER M.Sc./PBD/M.P.H./Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2018 (August) is given below.

Event Dates
Online Registration starts 25 Apr 2018
Online Registration closes on 25 May 2018
Download of Hall ticket To be announced
Date of Entrance Exam 24 Jun 2018
Date of publication of Merit List To be announced
First Counseling 16 to 20 Jul 2018
Second Counselling 27 to 31 Aug 2018
Third Counseling 10 to 14 Sep 2018
Final Counselling 28 Sep 2018
Date of closing of admission 30 Sep 2018

Eligibility Criteria

For M.Sc Nursing

  • Passed the qualification of B.Sc. Nursing Degree of this Institute or any other University accepted as equivalent thereof.
  • Should have registered with the State Registration Council of Nursing and Mid-wifery.
  • B.Sc.Nursing graduate should have one year of experience in a hospital or in a College or in a School of Nursing or in Community Health Program after registration in State Nursing Council.
  • Minimum of one year of work experience prior or after Post-basic B.Sc. Nursing.
  • In case of male candidate, they should have passed any other course recommended by Indian Nursing Council in the place of Mid-wifery. Those who have studied Midwifery only are eligible for admission to Branch II and V.
  • Candidate shall be medically fit.
  • Candidates who have obtained Post Basic B.Sc.Nursing (P.B. B.Sc.Nursing) qualification from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) are NOT eligible for admission to M.Sc.(Nursing) course at JIPMER.

For M.Sc. Allied Medical Sciences

  • M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry -Applicant should have qualified in a 3 year B.Sc. Degree Examination of a recognized University with Biochemistry or Chemistry as main subject with Biology / Botany / Zoology as ancillary subject OR candidates with B.Sc. Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized University.
  • M.Sc. MLT – Microbiology – Applicants should have qualified in a 3 years B.Sc. Degree Examination of a recognized University with Microbiology / Biotechnology as main subject with Biology / Botany / Zoology as ancillary subject OR B.Sc. Zoology OR Candidates with B.Sc. Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized university.
  • M.Sc. MLT –Pathology – Applicants should have qualified in a 3 years B.Sc. Degree Examination of a recognized University with Medical Lab Technology / Biotechnology as main subject with Biology / Botany / Zoology as ancillary subject OR B.Sc. Zoology.
  • M.Sc. Medical Physiology – Applicants should have qualified in a 3 years B.Sc. Degree Examination of a recognized University with Physiology / Biotechnology as main subject with Biology / Botany / Zoology as ancillary subject OR B.Sc. Zoology OR Candidates with B.Sc. Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized university.
  • M.Sc. Biostatistics (Medical Biometrics) – A Candidate who has passed the Degree Examination in B.Sc. degree in Statistics (Major) OR B.Sc. degree in Mathematical Science with Statistics as a subject from any recognized University OR an examination of some other University accepted by the institute as equivalent thereto shall be eligible for admission.

For Post Basic Diploma in Nursing

  • Must be a registered nurse (R.N. & R.M.) or equivalent.
  • Possess Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery with one year experience as Staff Nurse or B.Sc.Nursing or equivalent.
  • The prescribed experience will be calculated only after obtaining the license from the state nursing council.
  • Age Limit – The Upper age limit is 40 years and the age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/Service candidates are as per Government rules

For Master of Public Health (MPH)

  • Any applicant with qualification of M.B.B.S Degree / B.D.S (Dental) / B.E., /B.Tech,( Any Branch), (B.Sc. (Nursing) / B.V.Sc. (Veterinary Science) / AYUSH / Allied Health or Social Sciences of any recognized University / Statutory Body, in first attempt with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • TWO years of completed work experience in public health system is desirable
  • Medical / Nursing Graduates should have registered with their respective state Registration Council.

For Ph.D

  • Qualification as given below with a minimum of 55% or equivalent grade in any one of the following examinations.
    • M.Sc. / M. Phil. Degree / PG degree in any branch of Life Sciences of a recognized University.
    • OR M.B.B.S. Degree of recognized University.
    • OR DM/M.Ch./MD/DNB or equivalent Degree.
    • OR Qualified in any one of the three National Eligibility Tests (NET) for Ph.D. – JRF under DBT /DST/ ICMR / UGC.

JRF qualified candidates also have to submit application through online process. However they need not appear for the entrance test. They will be placed in the merit order based on their scores along with the candidates who have appeared for JIPMER Entrance Test and will be counseled for their option. The candidates can choose any one of the discipline available for the Ph.D. Programs at the time of counseling.

Seat Intake

  • M.Sc Nursing – 25 Seats
  • M.Sc Allied Medical Sciences – 23 Seats
  • PBD – 50 Seats
  • Ph.D – 21 Seats
  • Master of Public Health – 30 Seats

Exam Pattern

The examination shall be conducted in ENGLISH medium ONLY.

  • Entrance Examination will be conducted through a Computer Based Test (CBT) [Online] only.
  • The duration of the examination shall be 1½ hours (One Hour and Thirty minutes).
  • The Online (CBT) Entrance Examination will be conducted in Single shift as detailed below:
    • P.B.D Course :- 10.00 AM to 11.30 AM
    • M.Sc/M.P.H/Ph.D Course :- 02.00 P.M to 03.30 PM
  • The venue and time of the examination will be mentioned on the Admit Card
  • No candidate will be permitted to appear in the examination unless he/she holds a valid “Admit Card” issued by the Institute and a proof of their identification.

The Entrance Examination is common to all and consists of 100 single best response type MCQs having four alternatives and the questions will be asked from concerned subjects to the respective course

Exam Centres

  • Chennai
  • Kolkatta
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Puducherry
  • Trivandrum
  • Vijayawada

The applicant can opt only for THREE EXAM CITIES.

The allotment of Exam City would be as per the order of preference clicked by the applicant during on-line registration on a FIRST-CUM-FIRST served basis.

Normally the first preference would be allotted. JIPMER, depending upon local conditions, reserves the right to allot any other Exam City other than the preferences given by the applicant.

Fee Structure

M.Sc Courses

Description Fee (in INR)
Admission Fee (one time.) 3000
Academic Fee (p.a.) 1200
Transcript Fee (only for M.Sc Nursing) 250
Learning Resource Fee (One-time payment)
– Medical Biochemistry& Medical Physiology
– Other M.Sc. Courses
9000
6000
Corpus Fund on Academic Fee (p.a.) 60

PBD Course

Description Fee (in INR)
Admission Fee (one time.) 3000
Academic Fee (p.a.) 1200
Learning Resource Fee (p.a.) 3000
Corpus Fund on Academic Fee (p.a.) 60
Transcript Fee 250

MPH Course

Description Fee (in INR)
Registration Fee 500
Tuition Fee (per annum) 350
Laboratory Fees (per annum) 900
Corpus Fund 18
Security Deposit 1000

Ph.D Programs

Description Fee (in INR)
Academic Fees (Annual) 2100
Admission Fees (One-time payment) 3000
Learning Resource Fee (One time) for whole duration 9000

 

For more details about JIPMER M.Sc./PBD/M.P.H./Ph.D. Entrance Exam, candidates can download 2017’s brochure.

Insofar, only examination schedule has been announced. Rest of the information provided is as per last year brochure. As soon as JIPMER releases JIPMER M.Sc./PBD/M.P.H./Ph.D. Entrance Exam 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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