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All Updates About JIPMER (MBBS) 2017 Exam: Important Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Result, Counselling.

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JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education Research) is one of the premier Medical institution of India, located in Pondicherry. This institution was established in 1956 by an act of Parliament and was declared as the institute of national importance. This centrally funded and administered institution was originally established in 1823 and hence is privileged to be called as the oldest school of medicine in India.

The JIPMER organizes and conducts entrance exam every year for its various medical course. The JIPMER (MBBS) 2017, Exam is to be conducted for 200 seats. For further details about the exam, read the article below-

Eligibility for JIPMER Exam

The applicants should fulfill certain criteria to become eligible for the exam. Following are the conditions which should be fulfilled by the applicants to appear for the exam.

  • The candidate should have done his 12th class or equivalent from any recognized board or university with the combination of subjects of Physics, chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology with English. The science subjects should have been done along with the practicals also.
  • The General category candidate should have scored minimum of 50% of marks in the PCB subjects. Candidates of other category are given relaxation of marks. The category of SC/ST/OBC/OPH needs to have scored 40% marks while the OPH General should score 45% marks in the above mentioned combination of subjects.
  • The candidate should be of 17 years of age at the time of admission. For the candidates of reserved category, there is no age-relaxation.
  • Those candidates who are appearing for their 12th class examination and their results are awaited, are eligible to apply for the exam.
  • The nationality of the candidate should be Indian. Candidates belonging to the category of OCI and NRI are eligible for the exam.

Reservation of Seats

The total number of seats that are available for the JIPMER (MBBS) 2017, Exam is 200. There are 150 seats at the centre of JIPMER, Puducherry while the JIPMER, Karaikal Campus has 50 seats.

For the JIPMER centre of Puducherry, following is the pattern of distribution of seats among the candidates of reserved category-


No. of seats as per reservation







Non Residents Indians/OCI




Residents of Puducherry




Similarly, the distribution of seats for the JIPMER Centre of Karaikal is-


No. of seats as per reservation







Non Residents Indians/OCI




Residents of Puducherry




JIPMER Exam Admission Process

Application Form

Candidates can avail the Application Form of JIPMER (MBBS) 2017, Exam online, starting from the date of 27th March,2017 to 3RD May, 2017. All Application Form should be submitted before the due date of submission i.e. 3rd of May, 2017. After the aforesaid date application forms will not be accepted by the authority. Along with the application form candidates should also pay the application fee.


Here check in detail the procedure of filling of Application form.

Applicants must visit the official website of the JIPMER for accessing the application form.

They should click on the relevant option of JIPMER MBBS 2017, Exam and fill the necessary details.

They should fill their name, address, valid email id, educational qualifications and marks obtained by the applicant.

Then they are required to select their test centre as per their preference.

Applicants are also required to upload the digital image of their photo and signature of the given size.

In order to check for the mistakes or errors made by the applicants, they are advised to have a pre-view of their application form, before making its final submission.

Make declaration that you accept the terms and conditions of the authority.

Make the required fee payment and then submit the application form. It generates a confirmation page which should be kept by the applicants for future references.

After submission applicants are given a login id and password on their email id. It should be kept by the candidate till the end of their very selection process.


All applicants should pay their application fee as per their category. Check the details of the fee as below –


Application Fee

General/OBC/ OCI






The applicants are required to pay their fee only through the online mode i.e. through Net banking or through Credit Card or Debit Card. 

JIPMER Exam Pattern (Syllabus)

The JIPMER MBBS Exam is a computer based exam. There is no option for pen and paper based exam. It has an objective type of questions. The question paper consists of 200 questions with multiple answers. Most importantly there is no scheme of negative marking.

Check out the details of the exam as follows –

About the Pattern of Exam

Details about it

Mode of exam

Computer based exam

Type of questions

Objective type of questions

Total number of questions


Duration of the Exam.

2 hours and 30 minutes.

Marking Scheme

1 marks for each question

No negative marking




The question paper has 60 questions for each subject of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Check below for further details of the exam-


Number of Questions







English & Comprehension


Logical & Quantitative Reasoning




JIPMER Exam Important Dates

About Exam


Date of Exam

4th June, 2017

Avail Application Form

27th March, 2017.

Closing Date of submission of Application form

3rd May, 2017.

Admit Card issuance

By 3rd week of May,2017.

Result announcement

By 3rd week of June,2017.

Start of allocation of seats

By 4th week of June, 2017.

Exam Centres

Every year the JIPMER authority conducts its MBBS exam on 75 different centres across all over India. Candidates can opt for the centre of exam of their choice.  

Admit Card Issuance

The Admit Card for the JIPMER (MBBS) 2017, can be downloaded from the official website of the JIPMER from the 3rd week of the May,2017. The admit card contains the details of the candidate – his name, address and Roll number. It is necessary that applicant should carry along with himself his admit card on the centre of the examination. It is advised that candidate should, additionally carry his identification proof on the day of the exam.

Result Declaration

The results of the JIPMER (MBBS) 2017, is expected to be declared on the 3rd week of the June, 2017. The result is announced in the form of merit list which contains the names, roll number and All India Rank of the qualified candidates. Candidates can see their results on the official website of the JIPMER They can also check it on the Notice board of the JIPMER.

The qualifying marks for the exam as per the analysis of the yearly trends is as follows-


Approx. qualifying percentile



OPH (General)




The candidates belonging to the General category and Overseas citizen of India should score at least 50 percentile of marks to pass the exam. Those candidates which belong to the reserved category of OBC/SC/ST needs to score minimum of 40 percentiles to qualify in the exam. Whereas the orthopedically handicapped category of candidate of the general category should score minimum of 45 percentiles to pass the exam.


Counselling for admission begins soon after the announcement of the results at the JIPMER Centres of Puducherry and Karaikal for their respective seat allocation among the qualified candidates. It is expected to be held in the last week of the June, 2017. Through counselling successful candidates are given admission in the colleges of their choice.


Q. What is the date of the JIPMER (MBBS),2017, Exam?

The exam is to be conducted on 4th June,2017.

Q. What is the criteria of eligibility of the exam?

The candidate should have passed the 12th class or equivalent from any recognized board with the combination of subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology with English. Further the general category candidate needs to have scored at least 50 percent of marks in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. There is relaxation of marks for the reserved category of candidates of OBC/SC/ST. They should have scored minimum of 40% in the subjects of PCB. And the candidates of OPH from general category should have scored 45% in their 12th exams. The candidates should be of 17 years of age during admission.

Q. What is the pattern of the exam?

The exam consists of 200 questions. Each subject has 60 questions. There is no scheme for negative marking.

Q. If NRI’s are eligible to appear for this exam?

Yes, the overseas citizen of India is eligible to appear for this exam.

Q. Is there any negative marking scheme in the exam?

There is no scheme of negative marking for the exam. Each question carries 1 marks for correct response and no marks are deducted for the incorrect response.

Q. How much marks a candidate of reserved category is required to score in his 12th standard to become eligible for the exam?

The candidate of reserved category should have scored minimum of 40 % in his 12th standard to become eligible for the exam.

Q. What is the mode of the JIPMER (MBBS) exam?

It is a computer based exam. There is no provision for the pen and a paper based exam.