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JIPMER PG 2020

jipmer pgJIPMER PG 2020: The Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research conducts JIPMER PG entrance exam twice a year for admission into various postgraduate medical courses. The authority will organize the JIPMER PG 2020 in two sessions namely January session and July session. Candidates will have to apply for the JIPMER PG exam in order to seek admission into MD/MS Degree program offered by the institute.

The JIPMER PG exam is considered one of the toughest exams in the country. To crack the exam, candidates will need to put extra efforts and study hard. Through this article, candidates will get complete and in-depth information on the JIPMER PG 2020 entrance exam. Interested candidates can refer to the article for details on the Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Application form, Result etc.

Avialable Application Form 2020

News: The application form for JIPMER PG 2020 has been now released. One can apply here

JIPMER PG 2020 dates have been released. The application form would be available from 18th September 2019. Know more about the application form submission. 

JIPMER PG 2020 Important Exam Dates

The dates provided here are tentative in nature; it will be updated as soon as the authority announces the exact dates. Meanwhile, candidates can prepare in advance for the exam keeping in mind the tentative dates given below-

January Session

Activities Dates (out)
For MD/MS For DM/M.Ch/Fellowship
Application form date 18th September 2019 18th September 2019
Last date for form submission 25th October 2019 25th October 2019
Admit card date November 2019 November 2019
Deadline for downloading admit card December 2019 December 2019
Date of examination 8th December 2019 8th December 2019
Merit List December 2019 December 2019
First round counselling 12th December 2019 13th December 2019
Second  round counselling 8th January 2020
Third round counselling 5th February 2020
Final round counselling 26th February 2020
Admission closes by 29th February 2020 29th February 2020

July Session

Schedule Dates (Tentative)
Beginning of Online Registration 2nd week of March 2020
Last Date to Register 3rd week of April 2020
Releasing of Admit Card 1st week of May 2020
Exam Date 2nd week of May 2020
Merit List Announcement Last week of May 2020
Counselling Schedule
First Counselling 2nd week of June 2020
Second Counselling 2nd week of July 2020
Third Counselling Last week of July 2020
Admission related Formalities Last week of June 2020
Admission letter Issuance 1st week of July 2020
Commencement of classes 1st week of July 2020
Admission Closure Last week of July 2020

Eligibility Criteria

Read the basic eligibility for appearing in JIPMER PG entrance test 2020:

Nationality: An applicant must be Indian national or OCI. The NRI candidates will have to route their application through the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi. NRI candidates will additionally have to take prior permission from the Medical Council of India before applying for the JIPMER PG exam.

Educational Qualification: Applicants must possess a valid MBBS Degree or its equivalent recognized by Medical Council of India.

Compulsory Internship: An applicant must have finished 12 months of compulsory rotatory Internship/Practical Training on or before 31st December 2019.

Minimum Marks Required: An applicant must have secured 55% aggregate marks (50% marks for SC/ST) in the qualifying examination (MBBS or its equivalent).

JIPMER PG 2020 Application form

The Application form for JIPMER 2020 will be available only via online mode by visiting the official website. Only those candidates can fill the application form who satisfy the eligibility criteria specified by the authority. Candidates will have to fill the particulars in the application form very carefully as no correction facility will be provided once the form is submitted successfully. Applicants will also need to pay a requisite amount of application fee to submit their applications successfully. Candidates also need to keep a scanned copy of the photographs and signature to upload the same while filling the application form. Candidates should keep a printout of the application form for further reference.

Application Fee

Category Application Fee
General/Sponsored Rs. 1500/-
OBC Rs. 1500/-
SC/ST Rs. 1200/-
NRI/OCI Rs. 3000/-
OPH Exempted

Exam Pattern

Check out the updated info about exam pattern:

  • The entrance exam will be conducted in online mode only i.e. through Computer based test.
  • The duration of the exam is 3 Hours.
  • The paper will be conducted in English language only.
  • For each correct answer, a candidate will be awarded 4 marks while for each wrong response, 1 mark will be deducted.
  • There will be a total of 250 questions asked in the exam.
Topics No. of Questions Total Marks
Basic Clinical Sciences

(Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine & Toxicology)

100 400
Clinical Sciences

(Obstetrics & Gynecology, Community Medicine, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Medicine, Radio-diagnosis, Radiotherapy, Surgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Blood Transfusion Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine)

150 600

How to Prepare for the JIPMER PG 2020 Exam?

The level of the JIPMER PG exam will going to be tough but that shouldn’t deter a candidate from appearing in it. Candidates need to put extra efforts to crack the exam. With the right guidance and strategy, it will be a little easy for the candidates to clear the exam. However, candidates should note that there is no substitute for hard work. Therefore, candidates are suggested to prepare for the exam whole-heartedly. Given below are some tips on how to prepare for the JIPMER PG examination which will help a candidate in the exam-

  1. Study from a reliable source. Avoid using multiple resources as a reference. Study from a few sets of books and revise it over and over.
  2. Avoid reading new topics at the last moment.
  3. Practice previous year paper & solve mock tests. Learn time management in solving the sample papers.
  4. Clear basic first and then proceed to the complex concepts.
  5. Prepare a time table and follow it regularly.
  6. Eat healthy food and maintain your health. Participate in Indoor/outdoor activities to freshen up your mind.

Reference Books for JIPMER PG

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology: Sakshi Arora
  • Ophthalmology: B Ram Gopal, Ruchi Rai
  • Anatomy: Arvind Arora, Rachana Chaurasiya
  • Biochemistry: Rebecca James
  • Forensic Medicine: Narayan Reddy, Dr Gaurav Aggarwal
  • Pharmacology: Sparsh Gupta & Gobind Rai Garg
  • Medicine Dermatology And Venereology: Mudit Khanna, Vivek Jain
  • Microbiology: Rachana Chaurasiya
  • Physiology: Soumen Manna, Arvind Arora
  • Pathology: Sparsh Gupta
  • Pediatrics: Taruna Mehra, Arvind Arora
  • Psychiatry: Vivek Jain
  • Radio diagnosis & Radiotherapy: Sumit Seth, Vivek Jain
  • Social And Preventive Medicine: Vivek Jain
  • Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics & Anesthesia: Pritesh Singh, Ruchi Rai, Apurv Mehra

Admit Card

Candidates can download their admit card for JIPMER PG by visiting the official website. No other modes except the online mode will be entertained by the authority.The admit card will contain all the necessary details such as exam center, reporting time, applicant’s name etc. Candidates should note that they can’t request for correction in the admit card. The entry to the exam hall will be permitted to only those candidate who possesses the admit card for the exam along with a valid ID proof. Only Aadhar/ E-Aadhar with validated digital signature and Passport will be considered as id proof. However, candidates from Assam, Meghalaya, and J&K can bring any of these as ID proof-

  • Driving License
  • Any other valid Government identity Proof with a photograph
  • Bank Passbook with a photograph
  • Voter ID Card

Result & Counselling

Candidates can check their result via online mode. The authority will publish a merit list based on the percentile score of the candidates. The merit list will also be published category-wise apart from the overall merit list. The shortlisted candidates will be called for the counselling process. No individual letters will be sent to the candidates pertaining to the counselling. Hence, candidates need to regularly visit the website for latest updates on the JIPMER PG 2020 Exam. Qualified candidates will have to report at the counselling center where their documents will undergo the verification process. The counseling will be carried out in many rounds. During the counselling, candidates can choose their discipline or opt out from the current session of the counselling to sit for next round.

Final Selection Process

On selecting a discipline in the counselling process, candidates will then go through a medical examination and biometric verification. Once the verification and medical checkup is finished, candidates will be issued the admission letter. On procuring the admission letter, candidates need to join the institute and pay the requisite fee mentioned in the selection letter.  Failing to join the institute within the given time will result in the cancellation of the candidate’s enrollment.

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