What is JIPMER?

What is JIPMER?

JIPMER is a national level under graduate medical entrance exam, conducted by Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) for the admission to MBBS programmes.

What is JIPMER?


Eligibilty criteria:

  • The applicant should be an Indian National.
  • Candidates have completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December, the year of his/her admission to the 1st year M.B.B.S.
  • The candidate should have passed Higher Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination, which is equivalent to (10+2) after a period of 12 years of studies. The last two years of such study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology and Mathematics.
  • The applicant must have passed in the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology and English individually obtaining a minimum of 50% mark. For OPH candidates in general category, the minimum marks taken together in the qualifying examination and competitive entrance examination will be 45%. For SC/ ST/ OBC/ OPH candidates, the minimum marks in the qualifying examination will be 40%.

How to apply?

Candidates have to visit the official website of the university to register online.

When is the exam?

The exams usually will be held between April and June


JIPMER does not have any specific syllabus pattern. The questions will be based on the class 11 and 12 text prescribed by the state board higher secondary and CBSE.

Exam pattern:

The examination comprises of 5 sections: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, English, Logic & Quantitative Reasoning, English and Comprehension.

The total number of questions will be 200 and are based on multiple choice. Each correct answer shall be awarded with 1 mark. There is no negative marking for the wrong answers.

Logic and Quantitative Reasoning10
English and Comprehension


Exam duration:

The exam will be held for 2 ½ hrs.

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