JIPMER PG Entrance Exam

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Post Graduate Entrance Examination

Computer Based Test


  • Application Fee:₹ 1,600
  • Number Of Attempts:2
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER)
  • Courses:MDS, MD, MS, M.CH
  • Streams:Medical, Dental

JIPMER PG 2023:Application Form, Dates, Seat Allotment, Counselling

Updated On - December 28 2022 by Akriti Maurya

JIPMER PG 2023 Seat Allotment for "Round-1" has been released on 23rd December 2022 for MD/MS (INI CET).  Application form for July Session will release from February 2023. JIPMER PG 20223 Admission is offered on the basis of INI CET (Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test) for MD/ MD 6 years courses. Jawahar Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research Post Graduation Entrance exam to offer Admission in Postgraduation courses in MD (Doctor of Medicine) & MS (Master of Surgery) and speciality programmes in DM (Doctorate of medicine) & MCH in a wide range of specializations. The examination is conducted in two sessions - January and July. To find out more about JIPMER PG 2023, read the article given below which consists of topics like Important dates, Application forms, Eligibility criteria, Admit card, Exam pattern, etc.

Latest Updates

  • JIPMER PG 2023 Merit List of qualified candidates for online seat allocation has been released for DM/ M.Ch.
  • JIPMER PG 2023 Seat Allotment for Round 1 has been released on 23rd December 2022 for MD/ MS (INI CET).
    JIPMER 2023 Exam Status
Candidates can check JIPMER PG status from below:
Exam Status

Application form for July session will release from February 2023.


JIPMER PG 2023 Important Dates

Here, candidates can check the complete schedule of JIPMER PG 2023 (INI-CET) July & January session.
JIPMER PG 2023 (January session)
EventsExam Dates 2023 (Tentative)
Application Release5th September 2022
Application form Submission Last date26th September 2022
Status of Basic Registration and last date of correction of rejected Images30th September - 3rd October 2022
Final Status of Accepted Basic Registration6th October 2022
Generation of examination unique code12th October - 25th October 2022
Uploading of valid certificate12th October - 13th November 2022
Checking status of completion of application form & last date of submission of required documents28th to 31st October 2022
Final status of online registration and release of Admit Card7th November 2022
INI CET 2023 Exam Date13th November 2022
Result declarationNovember 2022
Counselling startsDecember 2022

JIPMER 2023 (July Session) Important Dates

EventsINI CET 2023 Schedule
For MD/MS (July Session)For DM/ M.Ch/ Fellowship
Starting of online application formFebruary 2023To be Announced
Last date of submission of the application07th March 2023To be Announced
Releasing of admit card29th April 2023To be Announced
Exam Date8th May 2023To be Announced
Releasing of merit listLast week of May 2023To be Announced
Starting of counsellingTo be AnnouncedTo be Announced
Issue of admission letterTo be AnnouncedTo be Announced

JIPMER PG 2023 Application Form

The candidates are advised to go through the prospectus before starting registration for the JIPMER PG entrance exam and ensure not to miss any important information. Candidates must check the following details for JIPMER 2023 Application form:

  • JIPMER PG application form/examination form for JIPMER PG 2023 for both sessions will be released online on the official website.
  • Any other mode of registration will not be entertained and the application will be rejected.
  • Candidates had to log in to the official website and click on the link " Apply on-line MD/MS admission-January 2023 session".
  • While filling the application form, candidates had to provide a valid/working email id & mobile number as all details will be sent to it.
  • Candidates should keep all the required documents ready beforehand to fill the details correctly while JIPMER PG 2023 registration.
  • The incomplete or incorrect application form was not entertained by the authority.
  • Re-check & verification the details as required before submission as no change or edit facility was available after the last date of the application process.
  • Multiple prints of the JIPMER PG application form for required for further use.

JIPMER PG 2023 Application Fee

Check the examination fee details below in the given points:

  • JIPMER PG Application fee was to be submitted through Online mode only.
  • Candidates were able to pay the fee via Credit card/Debit card or Net Banking.
  • Transaction charges (as applicable) were charged along with the application fees.
  • PwD category candidates were exempted from paying the fee.
Note: No refund of application fees was allowed under any circumstances.

The fee according to the different category is given below in the table:

JIPMER PG  2023 Registration Fee
Fee (Rs.)

General (UR)/OBC/OCI/ EWS/Sponsored*

 Rs. 1600/-


 Rs. 1200/-

Foreign National

 Rs. 3000/-

OPH / PwD 

Exempted From Application Fees

*UR- Unreserved, OCI- Overseas Citizen of India, EWS- Economically Weaker Sections, OBC- Other Backward classes, SC/ST- Schedule Caste/ Tribe, PwD -Persons with Disability.

How to Login for JIPMER PG 2023?

Candidates need to login to the JIPMER login portal to check the details like application form, admit card, result, etc.

  • STEP 1- Visit the JIPMER official website.
  • STEP 2- Candidates need to log in using their application number and password.
  • STEP 3-  Click on the ‘sign in’ button to submit the login details after which your dashboard will appear on the screen. 

JIPMER PG 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should check the JIPMER PG 2023 Eligibility Criteria before filling the application form.
MD/MS courses: The candidates must fulfil the below-given eligibility criteria to apply for JIPMER PG 2021.
  • Nationality: Indian National, Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), and NRI candidates are eligible to apply for the specific JIPMER PG 2020.
  • Qualification: Candidates should possess MBBS or any equivalent degree recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Percentage: Applying candidate must have secured a minimum of 55% marks & for reserved categories (ST/SC) – 50% marks should be obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Internship: The candidate should have completed a 1-year internship/ practical training before 31 December 2019.
DM/M.CH Course: The candidates must check the below-given eligibility criteria to apply for JIPMER 2023 DM/MCH course.
  • Nationality: Indian National (IN) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are eligible to apply for DM/MCH course.
  • Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess an M.D. / DNB or any equivalent degree recognized by the Medical Council of India.
  • Candidates should be registered with the Central /State Medical Registration Council.

JIPMER PG 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates have to check the below-given table for JIPMER PG 2023 Exam Pattern before starting their preparation and understand the nature of the examination. Information regarding the subject, duration, medium, marking and more details are mentioned below:
JIPMER PG 2023 Question Pattern
Exam ModeComputer Based Test (CBT)
Exam Duration

MS/MD - 03 hours (180 minutes)

DM/MCH -1 hour 30 minutes (90 minutes)

MediumEnglish language 
Questions TypeMultiple Choice Questions
Distribution Of QuestionsBasic Clinical Science- 100 Questions
Clinical Science - 150 Questions
Marking Scheme
  • Each correct answer will get 4 marks
  • Each wrong answer will get 1 mark.
  • No marks for unattempted questions
Total Number of Questions
  • MD/ MS- 250 Questions
  • DM/MCH - 100 Questions

Section-wise distribution of questions and marks for MS/MD and DM/MCH courses is given in the tables below: 

Marks Distribution of JIPMER PG( MS/MD course)
Number of Questions
Maximum Marks

Clinical Science



Basic Clinical Sciences and Biostatistics 






JIPMER PG 2023 Syllabus

Candidates applying for JIPMER PG must check the syllabus of the exam as given below:

Basic Clinical Sciences
  • Anatomy
  • Microbiology
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Clinical Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Community Medicine
  • Radiotherapy
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • ENT
  • Anesthesiology
  • Dermatology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiodiagnosis

JIPMER PG 2023 Preparation Tips

JIPMER PG entrance exam 2023 is one of the hardest exams in the country to crack. The candidate needs to put in extra effort to get selected. Some tips and tricks that candidates may follow to perform well in this exam are given below:

  • The difficulty level of the exam is quite high so a smart plan and study routine regularly is required to score well in the examination.
  • Start on clearing the basic concepts first. It will help in understanding the advanced topics easily.
  • Solve previous year question papers and sample papers to get more familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus also. Sample papers are also available on the website of JIPMER.
  • Choose quality books written by good writers.
  • Identify the topics to get through with the syllabus and focus on those topics first which are tough to crack.
  • Time management is key. Build an answering speed by solving sample papers again and again to manage the exam stress.

JIPMER PG 2023 Admit Card

JIPMER PG 2023 Admit Card will be available to the candidates whose application form is complete and which satisfied the given eligibility criteria for the courses mentioned.
  • The admit card for the exam will release online on the official website separately for both sessions.
  • Candidates can download the hall ticket till the exam date. 
  • The admit card consisted of relevant details like Name and Date of Birth.
  • It also had the detail of the exam city allotted and roll number.
  • The candidates must carry their admit card along with photo ID proof in original and photocopy of the same at the time of the exam.
  • The admit card hall ticket should be kept safe till the admission process gets over.
  • In case of a discrepancy in the Jipmer PG admit card, get in touch with the officials immediately and get it rectified.

JIPMER PG 2023 Result 

The JIPMER PG 2023 scorecard will be declared after the exam will be over The candidates were able to check their results online via the official website. The JIPMER PG 2023 result will be announced in the form of a PDF file format containing a name, Date of Birth, roll no. , correct response, incorrect response, total marks, percentile scores etc. The rank cards will be available to the successful candidates through the official website itself. A separate merit list will be prepared for all the categories.
Method of resolving ties in JIPMER PG 2023

In case of a tie of two candidates, the score will be calculated based on the tie-breaker strategy. The following is the order of methods to resolve to tie in JIPMER 2023 for MD/MS and DM/M.CH courses separately.

Tie-breaker for MD/MS
  1. The one who has Less Negative Marks.
  2. Seniority by age.
  3. A candidate who scored High Aggregate Marks.
Tie-breaker for DM/MCH
  1. The one who has Less Negative Marks.
  2. Seniority by age.
Note: Re-evaluation or re-checking of the examination will not be entertained under any circumstances.

JIPMER PG 2023 Entrance Exam Cut off Marks

The candidates have to score a minimum percentile of marks to qualify JIPMER PG 2023 entrance exam. 

CategoryCutoff Percentile
UR / INST / EWS / OCI / FN / Sponsored50

The candidates who score below the cutoff percentile will not be eligible for counselling or the admission process.

JIPMER PG 2023 Counselling 

All the shortlisted candidates are supposed to check the official website of the institute and check for the JIPMER PG entrance exam 2023 counselling date if selected. They need to login by entering their basic information. All the selected candidates must carry their original mark sheets and certificates while appearing for the counselling process for verification. Please read all the instructions before appearing and carry all the required documents, otherwise, admission can get cancelled and the seat can be allotted to another candidate. 

Process of Counseling

Below are the steps to the counselling process the qualified candidates have to follow to attain a seat in the JIPMER PG entrance exam 2023.

  1. Registration
  2. Biometric fingerprint verification
  3. Image/ Photo verification
  4. Certificate Verification ( Original Certificates/ Bonafide Certificates)
  5. Counselling
  6. Candidates can opt for the discipline or opt-out.
  7. If the candidate chooses to proceed he/she has to submit the original certificates and do the payments of admission fees.
  8. In the case of the candidate opt-out, he/she is eligible for the next counselling.
Documents required on JIPMER PG Counselling 2023
  1. Original Hall Ticket with the seal of the Invigilator
  2. Certificate showing the date of birth (Birth Certificate/SSLC Mark List)
  3. Rank letter
  4. MBBS Mark Statement
  5. MBBS Degree or Provisional Pass certificate
  6. Internship Completion Certificate.
  7. Conduct Certificate obtained from the Institute last attended.
  8. Transfer Certificate obtained from the Institute last studied
  9. Migration Certificate obtained from the University last attended.
  10. Permanent/Provisional Medical Registration Certificate.

JIPMER PG 2023 Exam Centres

All the candidates' have to choose three JIPMER PG exam centres according to the preference of the cities. However, the final call is decided by the examination authorities of the institute. If the seat is not available on the candidate's particular choice, they will be provided by the nearby choices. NO request for change of JIPMER PF exam centre would be considered under any circumstances by the candidate. The following 10 cities are proposed tentatively as the exam centres for JIPMER PG 2023 :

JIPMER PG Exam Centres
Exam City
New Delhi

JIPMER PG 2023 Highlights

Below given are the main or vital points of the JIPMER PG exam:

Name of the Examination

Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Post Graduate and Medical Education and Research Postgraduate

Conducting Authority

Jawahar Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research(JIPMER) 


National level


Courses Offered

Master of Surgery (MS), Doctor of Medicine (MD) and DM and MCH.

JIPMER Official websitehttps://jipmer.edu.in/
Application LinkTo be Activated 
Mode of the Examination

Online (Computer Based Test)

Exam Purpose

For admission into Post graduation and Speciality courses.

Jawahar Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (JIPMER) is an Indian Government Institute since the year 1956, is one of the leading Medical Institutions of India. Spread over a sprawling 195-acre campus in an urban locale of Puducherry (formerly Pondicherry), JIPMER is 170 km. by road from Chennai.
JIPMER has been declared as an “Institution of National Importance” by an Act of Parliament, JIPMER, Puducherry, Act, 2008. A copy of the Act was Gazette notified on 14 July 2008 to enforce this Act. Before this, the Institute was functioning under the administrative control of the Directorate General of Health Service, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi.


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JIPMER PG ENTRANCE EXAM 2023 Form Date01 Feb - 28 Feb 2023 (Tentative)
Admit card29 Apr 2023 (Tentative)
JIPMER PG ENTRANCE EXAM 2023 Exam Date08 May 2023 (Tentative)
JIPMER PG ENTRANCE EXAM 2023 Result20 May - 31 May 2023 (Tentative)

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Post Graduate Entrance Examination Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :


Negative Marking:


NOTE:1 Mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.


Instructions:250 questions will be asked for MD/MS and 100 question for DM/M.Ch course. Syllabus will comprises of various topics from the relevant courses candidates have applied.

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Form Start Date:

01 Feb 2023

Form End Date:

28 Feb 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 28 Feb 2023
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