About the Institute:

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research was established in 1823 by the French Government. Later on, in 1956 foundation for a new medical college was laid on and the hospital was initiated in 1964. JIPMER is an institute of national importance and a tertiary care referral hospital that works under the direct control of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, located at the Puducherry, in India.

JIPMER provides undergraduate, super specialty & sub-specialties, research, and specialty high order care. 

JIPMER provides free specialty healthcare meanwhile maintaining safety and quality makes this institution a unique model in the country.

JIPMER provides the best treatment at the least affordable price for society.

JIPMER ranks among the top 5 best medical schools in the country.

JIPMER is expanding in the form of new campuses like JIPMER Karaikal and has outreached its center at Yanam which will be commissioned as a screening OPD block and super specialty extension block.

JIPMER Exam Notification 2020: JIPMER Exam 2020 has been replaced with the NEET examination. Candidates who are willing to take admission in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research can appear in the NEET examination as the institute no longer conducts the examination.

It has been estimated that around 2 Lakh students appeared in the examination last year across India in 290 exam centers. The total number of seats available was 200 out of which 200 seats belong to  JIPMER Puducherry and 50 seats to JIPMER Karaikal.

JIPMER Exam 2020: Features

  • The campus is spread over 195 acres approx 0.79 km.
  • It has over 300 faculty members with 700 resident physicians and over 3,000 administrative, nurses, and support staff.
  • Every year about 150 candidates are admitted as undergraduate and 200 as postgraduate students.
  • In the year 2019, it has been estimated that there were over 24,00,000 outpatient visits, 350,000 inpatient admissions, and around 70,000 surgeries performed at JIPMER.

JIPMER Exam 2020: Highlights

Exam Conducting Body

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research

Mode of Examination

Computer Based Test, Online

Language Medium 

English Language

Duration of exam

2 hours 30 minutes

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Number of Questions

Total of 200 Questions


5 Sections Subject-wise

Number of Seats


JIPMER Exam 2020: Eligibility Criteria

JIPMER Eligibility criteria provide the conditions which should be considered before filling the registration form. As per the criteria, general category candidates are required to secure 50 % marks in Physics, Chemistry and Maths combined.

Only the candidates who will fulfill the eligibility criteria will be considered for the medical entrance exam, otherwise, the application form will be rejected. The JIPMER 2020 Eligibility Criteria can be specified by the Age limit, nationality, academic requirements, and other mandatory requirements. In this section of articles, we have mentioned all the important details related to JIPMER Eligibility Criteria 2020.

JIPMER Exam Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Overview



Qualifying Exam

Class 12 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as main subjects in Classes 11 and 12.

Lower Age Limit

17 years as on December 31, 2020. Candidates must be born before 1 January 2003.

Maximum Age Limit

No upper age limit in JIPMER MBBS 2020.

Qualifying Marks

General-PwD - 45% (minimum aggregate marks for PCB subjects only), UR and EWS - 50%, OBC/SC/ST/PwD- 40%,


Indian Nationals, NRIs, & OCIs

JIPMER UG Admission 2020: MBBS

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

Selection Procedure


Candidate must have passed 10+2 with at least 50% aggregate marks in PCB along with English as a subject as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research

Selection is based on the rank obtained in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) conducted on an all India basis by the Central Board of Secondary Education

JIPMER UG Admission 2020: BSc


Seats Offered

Eligibility Criteria



Candidates must have Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Botany & Zoology and English in classes 11th & 12th, AND must have passed individually in all subjects with an aggregate of 50% marks, (45% for PwD, 40% for SC/ST/OBC)




Allied Health Sciences


JIPMER PG Admission 2020: MD, MS



Eligibility Criteria



Candidate must have studied and passed in the course leading to the award of MBBS Degree in colleges recognized by MCI and affiliated to any University established by law in India

 Age: Candidate must have completed ‘Compulsory Rotating Internship’ on or before 31st March of the admission year


Pulmonary Medicine






Nuclear Medicine


General Medicine

Forensic Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology

Community Medicine

Blood Transfusion and ImmunoHematology





Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Candidate must have studied and passed in the course leading to the award of MBBS Degree in colleges recognized by MCI and affiliated to any University established by law in India

 Age: Candidate must have completed ‘Compulsory Rotating Internship’ on or before 31st March of the admission year


Orthopedic Surgery

General Surgery

Oto-Rhino Laryngology (E.N.T.)

JIPMER PG Admission 2020: MSc (Nursing, Allied Health Science)



Eligibility Criteria

Allied Health Science

Medical Biochemistry

Candidates with BSc Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized University



Candidates with BSc Degree in Zoology from a recognized University

Medical Physiology

Candidates with BSc Degree in Zoology from a recognized University

Biostatistics (Medical Biometrics)

Candidate must have qualified the Degree Examination in BSc degree in Statistics (Major)


Candidate must have passed the Degree Examination in BSc degree in Neurotechnology



Candidates must have qualified BSc Nursing Degree of this Institute or any other University accepted as equivalent



Candidates must have qualified MBBS Degree / BDS (Dental) / BE/BTech (Any Branch), (BSc (Nursing) / BVSc (Veterinary Science) / AYUSH / Allied Health or Social Sciences from any recognized University.

JIPMER Superspeciality Admission 2020: DM, MCH



Eligibility Criteria



MD (Medicine) or MD (Paediatrics)


Clinical Immunology

Clinical Pharmacology

Medical Oncology





Clinical Haematology

Pediatric Critical Care


Plastic Surgery

MS Surgery


Paediatric Surgery

Neuro Surgery


Surgical Gastroenterology

Surgical Oncology

JIPMER Puducherry Ph.D. Admission 2020

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

PhD in Physiology

Doctor of Medicine (DM) or Master of Chirurgie (MCh) or Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Master of Surgery (MS) or Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations or equivalent degree


A degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

PhD in Biochemistry

PhD in Microbiology

PhD in Pharmacology

PhD in Pediatrics

PhD in Clinical Immunology

PhD in Pathology

PhD in Medicine

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