JIPMER PG 2017: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry conducted JIPMER PG 2017 entrance exam on May 21 for admissions to Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) programmes in various courses offered under Clinical and Basic Clinical subjects. The post graduate entrance exam is conducted twice a year for providing admissions to approximately 105 seats each in its January and July session. This year, JIPMER PG 2017 was conducted on May 21 for admissions in JIPMER PG July session. It must be noted that out of total 105 seats in MD and MS programmes, 95 seats are reserved for Indian candidates, while remaining 10 seats are reserved for sponsored and foreign nationals. Candidates who wish to appear in JIPMER PG 2017 July session entrance exam can check below for the eligibility criteria, procedure to fill application form, exam pattern and important dates etc.
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Exam Name: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)
Commonly Known as: JIPMER PG
Exam Category: Post Graduate
Exam Level: National
Conducting Body: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)
The examination schedule of JIPMER PG 2017 for the July session had been declared by the exam conducting authority, JIPMER, Puducherry. Candidates are advised to check the important dates of JIPMER PG 2017 from the table mentioned below and mark their calendars accordingly.
Important dates for JIPMER PG 2017 July Session
JIPMER PG 2017 July Session
JIPMER PG 2017 Prospectus
March 2, 2017
Online application form begins on
March 13, 2017
JIPMER PG 2017 application forms closing date
April 19, 2017
Date of downloading JIPMER PG 2017 Admit Cards
May 3 to 21, 2017
JIPMER PG 2017 July Session Exam
May 21, 2017
Date of publication of Merit List
May 31, 2017
June 14, 2017
July 12, 2017
Third and open Counselling
July 24, 2017
Commencement of JIPMER PG 2017 July session
July 3, 2017
Candidates who have completed their MBBS along with the compulsory rotating internship and have obtained a registration number from Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council are only eligible to apply for JIPMER PG 2017 July Session. Candidates can check below for the other important JIPMER PG 2017 Eligibility Criteria:
Indian Nationals, Overseas citizens of India and Foreign Nationals can apply for these programmes
The candidates must possess MBBS or an equivalent degree recognized by the Medical Council of India
A candidate must have completed the required period of 12 months of rotating internship on or before June 30, 2017
Online registrations of JIPMER PG 2017 for July session was available from March 13, 2017. Candidates had to fill the application forms in online mode only and fee would have to be submitted through Credit Card/Debit Card or Net Banking. No other mode of paying the application fees was accepted. Candidates were advised to read the eligibility criteria and important dates before filling up the application form. The last date to fill JIPMER PG 2017 application forms was April 19, 2017.
The cost of JIPMER PG 2017 July session application form is Rs. 1500 for General/OBC and Rs. 1200 for SC/ST category candidates. The application fee amount is Rs.3000 for NRI/OCI candidates. Along with the cost of application fee candidate have to pay the cost of transctaion charges of online fee payment.
JIPMER PG 2017 July session was held as a Computer based test. The exam was based on the syllabus as prescribed by the exam conducting authority, JIPMER, Puducherry. The online question booklet will have questions based on Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical and Clinical Phase.
JIPMER PG 2017 Exam Pattern (July Session)
Number of questions
250 Multiple Choice Questions
+4 for correct response and -1 for incorrect response
December 11, 2016
The admit cards of JIPMER PG 2017 for July session were made available from May 3 and could be accessed till May 21, 2017. JIPMER PG 2017 admit card was released in online mode only and candidates would have to download it by entering their application number and password, provided to them at the time of online registrations. The admit card consisted of candidate’s detail such as name, application number, date of birth, exam centre address etc.
The result of JIPMER PG 2017 for July session has been declared on May 26, 2017. Candidates who have appeared in the entrance exam can check their results in online mode by entering their application number and password. As per the prospectus, JIPMER PG 2017 result will be released for those candidates only who will secure a minimum of qualifying marks or percentile in the entrance exam. The qualifying marks or percentile for general category candidate is 50. However, candidates belonging to Schedule Castes, Schedules Tribes andOther Backward Classes including OPH, the minimum qualifying percentile are 40. In respect of Unreserved Orthopedic Physically Challenged (OPH) candidates, 45 shall be the minimum percentile
The result of JIPMER PG 2017 will be released in the form of merit list consisting of candidate’s name, All India Rank, marks obtained etc. the merit list will be based on the percentile method. The percentile is determined on the basis of average marks obtained by first top ten candidates in JIPMER PG 2017. The validity of merit list will only be till the current academic session and cannot be forwarded to the next session.
JIPMER PG 2017 Counselling will be conducted in three rounds including the open selection round. Qualified candidates will be called in batches as per their reservation roster point. Counselling will be done in offline mode at University Campus at Puducherry. The first round of counselling will be on June 14, 2017, followed by second and third counselling on July 12 and July 24, 2017, respectively.
Candidates can check below the official prospectus of JIPMER PG 2017 for July Session:
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