Applications invited for MBBS 2019 at JIPMER Pondicherry

How to apply for MBBS 2019 at Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research in Pondicherry? Check out this article to know the details of this course regarding its important dates, contact information, eligibility, age criteria, application form and selection process.

JIPMER Puducherry is one of the leading medical institutions of our country. This institute functioning under India Govt is located at a distance of 170 km from Chennai. The institute has started its campus at Karaikal, with a yearly intake of 50 students and is located at a distance of about 150 km south of Puducherry city. JIPMER has been declared as an "Institute of National Importance" by an Act of Parliament, JIPMER, Puducherry, Act, 2008. For the year 2019-20, JIPMER Pondicherry has invited applications for the MBBS course. The Applicant should be an Indian National / Overseas Citizen of India(OCI). This is a 4 years and 6 months course as per the Academic Calendar of JIPMER followed by one year of Compulsory Rotatory Internship for an award.

Number of seats

Altogether there will be 200 seats of which 150 is for JIPMER Pondicherry and 50 for JIPMER Karaikal. For details regarding the reservation of seats, please see the official website.

Age limit

Candidates who have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December 2019 are eligible to apply for this MBBS course.


  • Candidates who have qualified the Higher / Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher / Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study provided the last two years of study comprises of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology or any other elective with English are eligible to apply OR Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination other than those mentioned in the list will have to submit an Eligibility Certificate from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi before the admission is finalized. This is very essential for OCI/NRI candidates for admission to MBBS course in JIPMER
  • The applicant must have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology at the qualifying examination for General (UR) / EWSs category
  • For PwD candidates in General category the minimum marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology taken together for the qualifying examination is 45%
  • For candidates belonging to the SC/ ST or Other Backward Classes / PwD, the minimum marks obtained in the Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology taken together for the qualifying examination is 40%

How and where to apply?

  • Candidates should apply online only. First, they need to log on to link in the Home page / and then navigate to the link. " Apply on-line MBBS admission – 2019"
  • Read the prospectus, as well as the instruction carefully
  • Go through the flow chart for filling application on-line given as Appendix (ANNEXURE – VIII) in the

Application fees

  • UR & P-UR : Rs.1,500 + Transaction charges
  • OBC & P-OBC : Rs.1,500 + Transaction charges
  • EWSs & P-EWSs : Rs.1,500 + Transaction charges
  • SC/ST & P-SC/ST : Rs.1,200 + Transaction charges
  • NRI/OCI : Rs.3,000 + Transaction charges
  • PwD & P-PwD : Exempted from application fees

How to pay the application fees?

The fees can be submitted by Netbanking, Credit card and Debit card.

How to get selection?

Candidates need to attend the common entrance exam in order to get a selection at JIPMER Puducherry.

Entrance exam

The entrance exams will be through a Computer Based Test (CBT) and will be in English medium only. Please check the official website to know the names of test centers. There will be 200 single best response type multiple choice questions having four alternatives and the questions will be asked from the following subjects.
  • Physics : 60 questions
  • Chemistry : 60 questions
  • Biology : 60 questions
  • English language and comprehension : 10
  • Logical and quantitative reasoning : 10

The duration of the examination will be 21/2 hours (Two hours and Thirty minutes).. The Online (CBT) Entrance Examination will be conducted in two shifts:
  • Morning Shift / First shift : 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Afternoon Shift / Second shift: 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM

Important dates

  • Last date for online registration: 12 April 2019, 5:00 PM
  • Date for downloading hall ticket from JIPMER website: 20 May 2019 10:00 AM- 2 June 2019 8:00 AM
  • Date of entrance exam: 2 June 2019
  • Time of entrance exam: Morning shift(10:00 AM- 12:30 PM), Evening shift(3:00 PM- 5:30 PM)'
  • Date of publishing merit list: On or before 21 June 2019
  • 1st counseling date: 26-28 June 2019
  • 2nd counseling date: 24 July 2019
  • 3rd counseling date: 21 August 2019
  • Final counseling date: 26 September 2019
  • Date of commencement of course: 3 July 2019

Contact information

Address: The Dean, lll Floor,
Academic Session, JIPMER Academic Centre,
Dhanvantri Nagar P.O, Pondicherry 605006


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