Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Post Graduate Entrance Exam


Overview of the Exam

This is a national level entrance exam held in two sessions- in the month of January & July. JIPMER is one of the leading medical institutions of India established in the year 1823 under the Government of India. Candidates will be offered admission into PG level courses in the field of medical. Admission in PG courses will be offered in MD (Doctor of Medicine) & MS (Master of Surgery), DM, M.Ch in a wide range of fields.

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Validity of Exam Result

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Exam Preperation

Age Limit

According to the JIPMER PG eligibility criteria 2020, the institute has not specified any upper age limit for the candidates appearing for the entrance test.

Minimum Qualification Needed

MD/MS course - Candidate must have an MBBS Degree or any other equivalent degree from the MCI or State Medical Council (SMC) MDS course - Candidates must have a BDS degree or other equivalent degrees from the Dental Council of India (DCI) or State Dental Council (SDC)

Subject Requirements and minimum percentage

General (UR)/Sponsored/Foreign Nationals (FN)/Other Backward Classes (OBC)/ Economic weaker Section (EWS):50% Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST):40% Persons with Disability (PwD): 45%

Other eligibility criteria


Special provisions for reserved seats

As per the JIPMER PG/MDS eligibility criteria in the prospectus, applicants must have complete/completing their 12 months rotatory internship by June 30, 2020. Foreign Nationals (FN) should have registered their MBBS degree in the medical council of their respective countries and should take permission from the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Exam Pattern


General/OBC/OCI: 1600 ST/SC/OBC(NCL):1200 NRI: 3000 Orthopaedic Physically Challenged: Exempted from paying application form fee

Format Objective

Objective - Multiple Choice

Domains tested (syllabus)

Weightage given to each domain

Subjects & Marks


    MD/MS:Basic Clinical Sciences:100question Clinical Sciences:150 questions. MDS:Clinical Sciences: 30 Questions Dental Sciences:70 Questions

Important Dates

Announcement of the exam

04 Mar, 2020

Application Timeline

18 May, 2020

Provision of Admit Cards

06 Jun, 2020 - 21 Jun, 2020

Date of Exam

21 Jun, 2020

Adminssion Date

27 Jun, 2020