JIPMER MBBS 2020: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Counselling


JIPMER MBBS exam has been replaced by NEET-UG 2020. Earlier, the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education Research (JIPMER) used to conduct the  exam. The JIPMER MBBS 2020 exam will be conducted on 3rd May 2020. 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, the 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 the 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JIPMER MBBS 2019 Latest Notification: JIPMER MBBS 2020 exam has been replaced by the NEET-UG exam. The exam is scheduled to be held on 3rd May 2020.

JIPMER Exam 2019 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


Available Application Forms

JIPMER Exam 2020 Important Dates

JIPMER MBBS 2020 exam has been replaced by the NEET-UG exam. So, here are the important dates for the NEET-UG exam:

JIPMER 2020 Exam Events

Important Dates

Date of Exam

3rd May 2020

Avail Online Application Form

1st December 2019

Closing Date for submission of Application form

6th January 2020

Download Admit Card

27th March 2020

Result announcement

4th June 2020

Allocation of seats/counselling begins (First Round)

June 2020

JIPMER Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

JIPMER Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

JIPMER MBBS 2020 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:


Number of Questions











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

JIPMER MBBS 2020 Syllabus

JIPMER MBBS Syllabus comprises of 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 in order 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 at the official website and for more practice, they can sign-up for some private mock test series prepared by various subject experts.

JIPMER Exam 2020 Eligibility


  • Candidates should be an 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 in March/April 2020 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 2004. 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 2020 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




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 2020 Application Process

Candidates can avail the application form online from 1st December 2019. The Application form should be submitted on/before the last date for application submission i.e. 6th January 2020.

JIPMER 2020 Exam Application Process -

  • Visit the official website of JIPMER.
  • Click on the link to apply for JIPMER MBBS 2020 exam.
  • Fill 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 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 2020 Exam Application Fee

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


Application Fee


₹ 1400/-


₹ 750/-

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

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 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 on 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 MBBS 2020 Admit Card

The Admit Card can be downloaded online from the JIPMER’s official website from the 3rd week of May 2019. The admit card contains the candidate’s details - Name, Address and Roll number. The applicant should carry their admit card and identification proof to the examination centre.

JIPMER 2020 Exam Result

The result will be declared on 4th June 2020. 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 Counselling 2020

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 the last week of June 2020. 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 2020 exam with sign and seal of the centre invigilator
  • Rank card of JIPMER 2020
  • 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 Exam 2020 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

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

Q. What is the date of the JIPMER (MBBS) 2020 exam?

The exam has been replaced by NEET 2020 which will be conducted on 3rd May 2020.

Q. When will the application forms for JIPMER MBBS 2020 be available?

The application forms for JIPMER MBBS 2020 exam will be available at the official website on 1st December 2019.

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 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 2020 exam?

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


JIPMER MBBS 2020 exam is to be held on 3rd May 2020. Here is the FAQs section for answers to the frequently asked questions related to the entrance examination.