JIPMER 2021 - MBBS Admission, Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Result & Counselling

Last Modified on : 10 Jun 2024

NEET-UG has replaced the JIPMER MBBS exam. Earlier, the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education Research (JIPMER) used to conduct the exam. The national-level medical entrance exam is conducted for admission to MBBS courses offered by the institute at its Puducherry and Karaikal campuses. There are 150 MBBS seats at Puducherry and 50 MBBS seats at Karaikal. For complete details on important dates, application process, exam pattern, syllabus, admit cards, and JIPMER mock test, read the complete article.

Till 2019, JIPMER was not covered under the purview of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) as the institution is established under a different Act of the Parliament. Thus, JIPMER used to conduct its separate exam for admission to MBBS courses.

JIPMER MBBS 2021 Latest Notification: Admission to JIPMER MBBS course will be done based on the NEET score. The NEET UG 2021 exam is scheduled to be held on 1st August 2021.

JIPMER NEET MBBS 2021 Quick Overview

Name of the exam


Mode of exam

Pen-and-Paper mode (Offline)

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Total number of questions


Duration of the exam

3 hours

Marking scheme

4 marks for each question

Negative marking

1 mark will be deducted for incorrect response

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JIPMER Exam 2021 Important Dates

JIPMER MBBS 2021 exam has been replaced by the NEET-UG exam. So, here are the important dates for the NEET-UG exam:

JIPMER 2021 Exam Events

Important Dates

NEET UG Exam 2021

1st August 2021 (announced)

Avail Online Application Form

Fourth week of April 2021

Closing Date for submission of Application form

Fourth week of May 2021

Download Admit Card

First week of July 2021

Result announcement

Fourth week of August 2021

Allocation of seats/counselling begins (First Round)

September 2021

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JIPMER Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

JIPMER 2021 exam will be a Pen-and-Paper mode test consisting of 180 Multiple Choice Questions, which are to be completed in 3 hours. The exam will be conducted in a single shift. Subject-wise distribution of Questions and Marks is as follows:


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Negative Marking: There will be a negative marking of 1 mark in the exam.

JIPMER MBBS 2021 Syllabus

JIPMER MBBS Syllabus comprises syllabi for class 11th and 12th as prescribed by the State Boards and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The exam conducting authority will also release a mock test link on the official website. Candidates must appear for the mock test to get an idea about the exam pattern. The syllabus will include topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

The JIPMER mock test can be accessed using the registration number and password. Candidates must not skip the mock tests released on the official website, and for more practice, they can sign-up for some private mock test series prepared by various subject experts.

JIPMER Exam 2021 Eligibility


  • Candidates should be Indian citizen.
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRI)/Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are also eligible to apply for the exam.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent level of examination from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology along with English as one of the electives.
  • Candidates must have passed each subject separately with 50% marks (45% marks for GEN-OPH and 40% for OBC/SC/ST category) in aggregate.
  • Candidates who will be appearing in class 12th final examination 2021 are also eligible for the exam.

Age Limit

Candidates should have attained 17 years of age at the time of admission i.e. they must be born on or before 1st January 2005. There is no upper age limit for the exam. Relaxation in the age limit will be provided to reserved category candidates.

Reservation of Seats

The total number of seats available under the JIPMER MBBS 2021 exam is 200. Out of these seats, 150 are at the JIPMER, Puducherry and 50 at the JIPMER, Karaikal. Here is the category-wise distribution of seats:

Distribution of seats among the Reserved Category candidates at the JIPMER, Puducherry


No. of seats as per reservation







Non-Residents Indians/OCI




Residents of Puducherry




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Distribution of seats among the Reserved Category candidates at the JIPMER, Karaikal


No. of seats as per reservation







Non-Residents Indians/OCI




Residents of Puducherry




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JIPMER Exam 2021 Application Process

Candidates can avail the application form online. The Application form should be submitted on/before the last date for application submission. The application dates for the JIPMER MBBS exam are yet to be released.

JIPMER NEET MBBS 2021 Exam Application Process -

  • Visit the official website of JIPMER.
  • Click on the link to apply for JIPMER NEET MBBS 2021.
  • Fill in your personal and educational details carefully, select test centres, upload scanned images of your photograph and signature, pay the requisite application fee and submit the application form.
  • A confirmation page will be generated on the successful submission of the form. Take a print out of the same for future reference.

Note: Keep the system generated log-in ID/registration number and password safe till the completion of the admission process.

JIPMER 2021 Exam Application Fee

Applicants are required to pay the application fee as per their category.


Application Fee


₹ 1400/-


₹ 750/-

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The application fee can be paid through online mode - Net banking or through Credit Card or Debit Card. Please note that the application fee once paid will not be refunded.

JIPMER Exam 2021 Other Details

JIPMER Mock Test

The JIPMER mock test link is activated by the exam conducting authority on the official website. It helps candidates in getting familiar with the exam pattern. Candidates must appear for these tests before the exam to get a better idea about the exam. Many private institutes also offer mock test series for the JIPMER MBBS exam. Candidates can just sign-up for these series and practice. Here are the benefits of appearing for the mock test:

Benefits of Appearing for JIPMER MBBS Mock Test

  • The mock test will familiarize you with the exam pattern.
  • Appearing in mock tests helps in analysing the strength and weakness.
  • It also helps in analysing the preparation level.
  • By appearing for the JIPMER MBBS mock test, candidates can build their speed and accuracy.
  • It will also help you in getting an idea about the difficulty level of the exam.
  • As mock tests are prepared exactly as per the pattern of the exam, they help in managing the time better. You can work out the amount of time taken by each section.

The mock test is designed exactly as per the original exam i.e. the duration of the mock test will be 2 hours and 30 minutes. It will have multiple-choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, and Logical & Quantitative Reasoning. Each question will be of 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for incorrect answer. The marks secured by the candidate in the mock test will also be reflected.

JIPMER NEET MBBS Admit Card 2021

The Admit Card can be downloaded online from JIPMER’s official website from the first week of July 2021. The admit card contains the candidate’s details - Name, Address and Roll number. The applicant should carry their admit card and identity proof to the examination centre.

JIPMER 2021 Exam Result

The result will be declared in the fourth week of August 2021. The merit list containing the Name, Roll Number, and All India Rank (AIR) of the qualified candidates, will be published on the official website. Candidates can see their results at NEET’s official website - https://ntaneet.nic.in.

JIPMER MBBS Counselling 2021

At the JIPMER’s Puducherry and Karaikal centres, the counselling for admission will begin soon after the announcement of the result. It is expected to begin in September 2021. Through counselling, candidates will be allotted seats in the colleges of their choice.

Documents Required at the time of Admission:

  • Admit Card/Hall ticket/E-call letter issued by JIPMER for MBBS 2021 exam with sign and seal of the centre invigilator
  • Rank card of JIPMER 2021
  • DOB proof (birth certificate or class 10th certificate)
  • Mark sheet and passing certificate of the qualifying examination
  • Character certificate from the Head of the last institution attended
  • Migration/transfer certificate
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • NRI/OCI certificate (if applicable)
  • Residence certificate
  • Medical certificate (in case of OPH category candidates)
  • 6 recent passport size photograph

JIPMER MBBS Exam 2021 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

The JIPMER MBBS exam has been replaced by NEET w.e.f 2020. Find answers to your queries in the FAQs section here.

Q. What is the date of the JIPMER (MBBS) 2021 exam?

The exam has been replaced by NEET 2021 which will be conducted on 1st August 2021.

Q. When will the application forms for JIPMER MBBS 2021 be available?

The application forms for JIPMER MBBS 2021 exam will be available on the official website in the fourth week of April 2021.

Q. What is the eligibility criterion for the exam?

The candidate should have passed 12th class or equivalent from any recognized board with the combination of subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology with English securing at least 50% aggregate marks (General category). Check detailed information above in the ‘Eligibility’ section.

Q. What is the pattern of the exam?

The exam consists of 200 questions. Each subject has 60 questions while the English and Logical Reasoning section is 10 marks each. There is no scheme for negative marking.

Q. Are NRIs eligible to appear for this exam?

Yes, the Overseas Citizens of India/Non-Resident Indians are eligible to appear for this exam.

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

Yes, there is a scheme of negative marking for the exam. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.

Q. What will be the mode of the JIPMER MBBS 2021 exam?

It will be a Pen-and-Paper based test.


T.BAABU, September 20, 2021

The exam centre details are mentioned on the admit card.

veena, September 30, 2020

which is the exam centre

Exams Planner, October 12, 2020

The exam centre details are mentioned on the admit card.

Swarupa Sarkar , May 23, 2019

When you will released admit card. Is it held on tripura

Exams Planner, May 31, 2019

Admit card is available at the official website.

Abinesvare R, May 20, 2019

When you will release the admit card

Exams Planner, May 23, 2019

JIPMER MBBS admit cards are available at the official website. Please check out.

Bharti , February 21, 2019

How many exam centres for this exam ?

Exams Planner, February 25, 2019

Candidates can provide a preference for three exam centres.

Suvankar sur, February 4, 2019

Is it held on Kolkata?

Exams Planner, February 13, 2019