Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry (JIPMER)


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. Spread over a sprawling about 192.2 acre campus in an urban locale of Puducherry (formerly Pondicherry), JIPMER is 170 kms by road from Chennai.

JIPMER has been declared as an Institution of National Importance by a Parliamentary Act, i.e. JIPMER, Puducherry, Act, 2008. A copy of the Act was Gazette notified on 14-7-2008 to enforce this Act. Prior to this the Institute was functioning under the administrative control of Directorate General of Health Service, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi.

The Institution is now empowered to award Medical Degrees, Diplomas, etc., under the clauses 23 & 24 of the said Act. Such Degrees / Diploma, etc., shall be deemed to be included in the schedules to the respective Acts governing Medical Council of India, Indian Nursing Council and Dental Council of India, entitling the holders to the same privileges as those attached to the equivalent awards from the recognized Universities of India.

JIPMER imparts Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG) and Super speciality Medical Training through a working hospital (JIPMER Hospital) with a bed strength of 1500 and a Nursing College. M.B.B.S., B.Sc. M.Sc., M.D., M.S., Degree Courses are offered in 32 various disciplines.

The Institute conducts the All India entrance Test every year to select candidates on merit.

Examination Pattern

1 Paper carrying 200 questions as follows:

Physics – 60
Chemistry – 60
Biology – 60
Logic & Quantitative Reasoning – 10
English & Comprehension – 10

Duration of exam is 2 hours 30 minutes.

Paper will be Multiple choice type – 4 possible options and the candidate has to choose the correct one.

Mock test will be made available on the Institute’s website.

Each correct answer gets 1 mark. There is no negative marking.

Eligibility Criteria

(a) Candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of his/her admission.

(b) Candidates must have studies Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English in Class 12th and should have an aggregate of over 50% in PCB.

In case of candidates from PBC/SC/St category minimum percentage in PCB should be 40% and above.

Important Info

Online Registration Starts –1st week of March 2016

Last Date for Registration – 1st week of May 2016

Date of Examination – 1st week of June 2016

Date of Result – Middle of June 2016

Official Website