JIPMER PG 2018 – Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry conducts JIPMER PG for admission to Master in Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) programmes offered under Clinical and Basic Clinical subjects. JIPMER PG 2018 is a national-level online entrance examination organised twice a year in January and July. For the January session, JIPMER PG 2018 will be held in December 2017, the application form for which will be released in September 2017. The entrance exam for the July session will be held in May 2018 and aspirants can start registering by March 2018. To be eligible for JIPMER PG, applicants should hold an MBBS and must have completed rotatory internship of one year. Last year, 102 MD/MS seats were offered in the January session, while 105 seats were allotted in the July session. JIPMER PG is a multiple choice question based exam held for a duration of three hours. For more information on JIPMER PG 2018, notification, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, result and other information, read the article below.
JIPMER PG 2018: Exam Overview
|JIPMER PG elements||Details|
|Name of examination||Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research|
|Commonly known as||JIPMER PG|
|Courses offered||Master in Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD)|
|Mode of exam||Online|
|Exam level||National level|
|Exam duration||3 hours|
The important dates of JIPMER PG 2018 provides the schedule of all admission events. The application form for January session will be available in September 2017, and the online registration for July will begin in March 2018. Candidates can check tentative JIPMER PG important dates below in the table.
JIPMER PG 2018 Important Dates for January session
|S. No.||JIPMER PG 2018 events||Dates|
|1.||Start of online registration||September 2017|
|2.||Last date to register online||October 2017|
|3.||Admit card issued on||November 2017|
|4.||JIPMER PG||December 2017|
|5.||Merit list to be published||December 2017|
|6.||Counselling round 1||December 2017|
|7.||Round 2 of counselling||January 2018|
|8.||Third & open counselling||January 2018|
JIPMER PG Important Dates 2018 for July session
|S. No.||JIPMER PG 2018 events||Important Dates|
|1.||Availability of application form||March 2018|
|2.||Last date to fill application form||April 2018|
|3.||Issuance of admit card||May 2018|
|4.||Online entrance exam||May 2018|
|5.||Publication of merit list||May 2018|
|6.||Counselling round 1||June 2018|
|7.||Round 2 of counselling||June 2018|
|8.||Third & open round||July 2018|
JIPMER has set some specific eligibility criteria which aspirants have to fulfil before applying for JIPMER PG 2018. As mentioned above, candidates applying for JIPMER PG must have qualified MBBS. However, candidates who already have a postgraduate degree from another institute are not eligible. Check the important JIPMER PG eligibility criteria for both January and July sessions below.
Nationality – Applicants must be Indian citizens or Overseas Citizens of India (OCI). Foreign National candidates are required to route their application through Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
Educational qualification – Candidate must have qualified MBBS from an MCI recognised institute.
Internship – For the January 2018 session, candidates must have completed a rotatory internship of one year on or before December 31, 2017. The date to complete the rotatory internship for the July session is March 31, 2018.
Registration certificate – An applicant should possess a registration certificate issued by Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC).
JIPMER PG Application Form 2018
The application form of JIPMER PG 2018 for January session will be available in September 2017 while the online registration for July session will start in March 2018. The application form process includes filling personal, qualification, contact details, selection of exam city and fee payment. JIPMER PG online registration 2018 fee must be paid online through debit/credit cards and net banking.
General, OBC and foreign candidates must deposit Rs. 1,200 as application fee, whereas, candidates belonging to SC and ST categories have to pay Rs. 800. Candidates must keep the payment information ready while filling the JIPMER PG application form.
JIPMER PG Exam Centres 2018
The exam centres of JIPMER PG 2018 are the list of cities where online entrance examination will be held. In the previous year, the entrance test for both the sessions was conducted in 17 cities. Candidates have to choose any three JIPMER PG 2018 exam centres as per their preferences and convenience while filling the application form. The allotment of JIPMER PG exam centre will be done on the basis of first come first serve basis. No request for change in the examination city will be accepted.
JIPMER PG Admit Card 2018
For January session, admit card of JIPMER PG 2018 will be available for download from November 2017 and JIPMER PG hall ticket for July session can be downloaded from May 2018. Only candidates whose application forms are accepted can download JIPMER PG 2018 hall ticket. The admit card will contain roll number, name, photograph, signature, examination city, venue of JIPMER PG exam centre and ID proof number. It is necessary for candidates to carry JIPMER PG admit card 2018 and other relevant documents to the exam centre on the day of examination. In case of any discrepancy, candidates must immediately contact the JIPMER help desk.
JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2018
JIPMER is an online exam that includes 250 multiple choice questions (MCQs). The maximum time allotted to complete the exam is 3 hours. Four marks is alloted for every correct answer while one mark is deducted an incorrect one. Candidates can check detailed JIPMER PG exam pattern from the table below.
Exam Pattern of JIPMER PG 2018
|S. No.||Particulars||JIPMER PG 2018 Exam Pattern|
|1.||Duration of test||3 hours|
|2.||Number of questions||250 multiple choice questions|
|3.||Total number of marks||1000|
|4.||Marking scheme||4 marks awarded for every correct answer|
|5.||Negative marking||1 mark will be deducted for an incorrect response|
|7.||Syllabus||Subjects taught during MBBS programme|
JIPMER PG Syllabus 2018
The syllabus of JIPMER PG 2018 consists of all the subject areas studied in MBBS and BDS programmes. JIPMER PG online entrance examination includes 100 questions from Basic Clinical Sciences and 150 question Clinical Sciences prescribed by JIPMER, Puducherry.
JIPMER PG Sample Papers 2018
The sample papers of JIPMER PG 2018 helps candidates to prepare well for the online entrance test. Aspirants desire to appear for JIPMER PG for January or July session usually prefer JIPMER PG 2018 sample paper for better preparation. Using JIPMER PG sample paper 2018, students can enhance their accuracy level and speed for solving questions. Candidates can check more information on JIPMER PG sample paper from the link provided on the sub-head.
JIPMER PG Answer Key 2018
The answer key of JIPMER PG 2018 displays answers to the question asked in the entrance examination. Applicants can match their marked answers with the solutions in JIPMER PG answer key 2018. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research conducts JIPMER PG in online mode, therefore, the authority will not publish their official answer key of JIPMER PG 2018. Students can check related information on JIPMER PG answer key from the link provided above.
JIPMER PG Result 2018
Generally, JIPMER PG result is announced within a week after the entrance examination. JIPMER PG 2018 result for January session will be declared in December 2017. For July session, the result is expected to be announced in May 2018. Along with JIPMER PG result, the authority also publishes merit list for the candidates. Candidates can check JIPMER PG 2018 result by entering their application number and password. As per the previous year’s official brochure, only candidates securing the minimum percentile as prescribed by the authority will be considered qualified. The qualifying percentile for general category candidates is 50, while that for SC/ST/OBC/OPH candidates is 40. For Unreserved Orthopedic Physically Handicapped (OPH) candidates, the minimum percentile is 45.
JIPMER PG Merit List 2018
The merit list of JIPMER PG 2018 will be available along with the result. The JIPMER PG merit list includes details like the candidate’s name, All India Rank, marks secured, percentile etc. JIPMER PG merit list 2018 is prepared on the basis of percentile. The percentile is calculated on the basis of average marks secured by the first top ten candidates in JIPMER PG 2018. The merit list will be valid only for the particular academic session and will not be forwarded to the next session.
JIPMER PG Cutoff 2018
The cutoff of JIPMER PG 2018 is the minimum marks scored by applicants to qualify the exam. JIPMER PG 2018 cutoff is set by the authority and varies for different categories. Only aspirants securing the qualifying marks will be considered qualified in the entrance test. Candidates can check the qualifying cutoff marks which one should secure.
|S. No.||Category||JIPMER PG cutoff percentile|
|2.||General PH||45th percentile|
|3.||Reserved (SC/ST/OBC)||40th percentile|
|4.||Reserved PH||40th percentile|
JIPMER PG Counselling 2018
The first counselling of JIPMER PG 2018 for January will start from December 2017. While counselling round 1 for July will commence from June 2018. The counselling is held in three rounds. For JIPMER PG counselling, candidates are called in batches as per the reservation roster point prescribed by JIPMER. The counselling will be conducted in the offline mode at the JIPMER Puducherry campus. Admission is granted to eligible candidates as per their All India Rank, preferences of courses and availability of seats. All candidates must carry the list of relevant documents for verification purpose.
JIPMER PG Seat Allotment 2018
The seat allotment of JIPMER PG 2018 is conducted by Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research offline. JIPMER PG 2017 seat allotment is organised in two rounds. All qualified candidates have to report at allotted venue for JIPMER PG seat allotment process. On the basis of All India rank, preferences of courses and availability of seats, applicants are granted admission to MD/MS courses. Students must carry all prescribed relevant documents for verification purpose.
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