JIPMER PG 2021 Syllabus - Distribution of Questions and Marking Scheme

Published on : 5th June 2021    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt

JIPMER PG 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 16th June 2021 (Wednesday). For candidates who are interested in pursuing the PG courses from the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, it is necessary to get familiar with the JIPMER PG exam pattern and syllabus. Understanding the pattern and syllabus helps in better performance in the entrance examination.

The exam is conducted for MD/MS courses and DM/ M.Ch courses. A separate entrance examination is conducted for both the courses. And, candidates need to apply for the courses separately. Let’s check out the article for JIPMER PG 2021 syllabus, exam pattern, marking scheme, etc.

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JIPMER PG Exam Pattern

Distribution of Questions

For MD/MS Courses

A total of 250 multiple choice questions are asked in the exam which is distributed as under:


Number of Questions

Total Marks

Timing and Duration

Basic Clinical Science



10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

3 hours

Clinical Science


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For DM/ M.Ch. Courses

The MDS entrance exam comprises of 100 multiple choice questions from the following sections:


Number of Questions

Total Marks

Timing and Duration

Basic Clinical Science



10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

1 hour and 30 minutes

Dental Science


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JIPMER PG 2021 Exam - Marking Scheme

The marking scheme for both the MD/MS and MDS courses is similar. 4 marks will be awarded for every correct response. Here are the details:

  • Correct answers - 4 marks
  • Incorrect answers - 1 mark will be deducted
  • Unattempted - 0 marks

As there is negative marking in the exam, candidates must mark the answers very carefully. Answer only those questions for which you are sure.

JIPMER PG Exam Eligibility Score

The exam conducting authority has set an eligibility score for the entrance exam. This is the minimum score that candidates must secure for qualifying the exam. The category-wise minimum scores are as under:


Minimum Eligibility Scores (in percentile)

Unreserved/ OCI/ INST/ FN/ Sponsored


Unreserved - OPH




JIPMER PG Exam Syllabus

The topics of the JIPMER PG syllabus are from the related disciplines of the qualifying exam. The topics for both the entrance examinations are provided under. Let’s check out the complete syllabus.

Syllabus for MD/MS Course

Basic Clinical Science - Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine, Pathology, Toxicology, and Biostatistics.

Clinical Science - Medicine, Community Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Anesthesiology, Radio-Diagnosis, Psychiatry, Radio Therapy, Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Blood Transfusion Medicine, and Nuclear Medicine.

Syllabus for MDS Course

Basic Clinical Science - General Anatomy including histology and embryology, Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral Histology, General Human Physiology and Biochemistry, General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics General Medicine General Surgery, General Pathology and Microbiology, and Biostatistics.

Dental Science - Dental Materials, Oral Medicine and Radiology, Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology, Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge, Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Periodontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, and Public Health Dentistry.

Candidates are advised to read all the topics of the JIPMER PG syllabus thoroughly. Start preparing for the exam from today only. Make a timetable and stick to it. We wish you all the best for your exam.

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