JIPMER PG 2020: Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Application Form, Eligibility

JIPMER conducts its own entrance exam to offer the candidates admissions into its postgraduate MD/ MS courses. The JIPMER PG 2020 exam is conducted twice a year in the month of November and May. The interested candidates will be able to submit their application for the exam in the month of September (January session) and February (July session). The application form will be released in online mode and the exam will also be conducted online. The candidates can get the complete details of the JIPMER PG 2020 such as eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, etc from this article.

JIPMER PG 2020 Important Dates

The tentative dates related to JIPMER PG 2020 are given in the table below. These dates will be updates as per the official announcement.

EventsTentative Dates
January sessionJuly session
Starting of online registration2nd week of September 2019Last week of February 2020
Last date for registration3rd week of October 20191st week of April 2020
Availability of admit card1st week of November 2019Last week of April 2020
Date of entrance exam3rd week of November 20192nd week of May 2020
Release of merit listLast week of November 2019Last week of May 2020
First counseling2nd week of December 20192nd week of June 2020
Second counseling2nd week of January 20201st week of July 2020
Third counselingLast week of January 2020Last week of July 2020
Final counseling4th week of February 2020Last week of August 2020
Admission formalitiesLast week of December 2019Last week of June 2020
Issue of admission letterLast week of December 2019Last week of June 2020
Commencement of class1st week of January 20201st week of July 2020
Closing of admission processLast week of February 2020Last week of August 2020

JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Pattern

The JIPMER PG 2020 exam pattern is given here:

  • Exam mode: Online (computer-based)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Question paper language: English
  • of questions: 250
  • Type of questions: MCQ
  • Marking scheme: 4 marks for each correct response and -1 mark for each incorrect response
Topics No. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Basic Clinical Sciences100400
Clinical Sciences150600

JIPMER PG Syllabus 2020

The syllabus of JIPMER PG 2020 will be based on the curriculum of the UG degree programme and will cover the topics study during the undergraduate course.

  • Basic Clinical Sciences: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
  • Clinical Sciences: Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Community Medicine, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Radio-diagnosis, Radio-therapy, Emergency Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Blood Transfusion Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine

How to prepare for JIPMER PG?

The candidates aspiring to get admissions into postgraduate courses offered by JIPMER needs to prepare in a well-planned manner. Here, we are providing you certain basic tips for your exam preparation:

  • A time table can help you in finishing the syllabus on time. Prepare a time table and stick to it.
  • Do not leave revision for the end. Try to revise the topics you study on weekly or monthly basis.
  • Try to solve as many as mock tests as possible. Mock tests can help you in identifying your weak and strong areas.
  • Don’t ignore your health. Proper intake of food and sleep is also very important.

JIPMER PG 2020 Reference Books

A list of highly recommended books that can help the aspirants in clearing their JIPMER PG exam is given below:

  • Anatomy: Arvind Arora, Rachana Chaurasiya
  • Biochemistry: Rebecca James
  • Forensic Medicine: Narayan Reddy, Dr Gaurav Aggarwal
  • Medicine Dermatology And Venereology: Mudit Khanna, Vivek Jain
  • Microbiology: Rachana Chaurasiya
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Sakshi Arora
  • Ophthalmology: B Ramgopal, Ruchi Rai
  • Physiology: Soumen Manna, Arvind Arora
  • Pharmacology: Sparsh Gupta & Gobind Rai Garg
  • Pathology: Sparsh Gupta
  • Paediatrics: Taruna Mehra, Arvind Arora
  • Psychiatry: Vivek Jain
  • Radiodiagnosis & Radiotherapy: Sumit Seth, Vivek Jain
  • Social And Preventive Medicine: Vivek Jain
  • Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics & Anaesthesia: Pritesh Singh, Ruchi Rai, Apurv Mehra

JIPMER PG Eligibility Criteria 2020

The following are the eligibility criteria for appearing in JIPMER PG 2020 exam:

  • The candidates must possess MBBS or an equivalent degree recognized by the Medical Council of India with minimum aggregate marks of 55% (50% for SC/ ST candidates).
  • A candidate must have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating internship/ practical training on or before 31st December 2019 (January session) or 30th June 2020 (June session).

JIPMER PG 2020 Application Form

The candidates who wish to appear for the entrance exam will have to submit their application first. The JIPMER PG application form 2020 will be released in online mode on the official website. The candidates will be asked to provide their basic personal details, academic details, contact details, and upload their photograph and signature in the scanned format into the application form. The duly filled application will be submitted along with the application fee. The fee payment can be done via net banking/ credit card/ debit card.

Application fee:

  • General/ OCI/ Sponsored/ OBC candidates: Rs. 1600/-
  • SC/ ST candidates: Rs. 1200/-
  • NRI/ FN candidates: Rs. 3000/-
  • OPH candidates: Exempted from paying the application fee

JIPMER PG Admit Card 2020

JIPMER PG 2020 admit card will be made available on the official website. The candidates will be able to download their admit card by using their login credentials. The venue, time and shift of the examination will be communicated to the candidates through the admit card. The admit card along with an identity proof must be carried to the exam center, or else, the candidates will be debarred from appearing in the exam.

JIPMER PG Result 2020

The result of JIPMER PG 2020 exam will be declared in online mode. The marks scored by the individual candidates will be made available on the official website. On the basis of the marks secured by the candidates, merit lists will be drawn. An overall merit list as well as category-wise merit list will be prepared. The shortlisted candidates will then be invited to take part in the process of counseling.

JIPMER PG 2020 Counseling

The successful candidates will have to attend the JIPMER PG counseling 2020 as per the merit list. The candidates will have to report at the counseling venue along with the required documents, in person. During the counseling, the candidates will be allowed to choose any discipline of their choice, after the verification of their documents. The candidates will be able to get the details about the counseling from the official website.


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