Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Post Graduate Entrance Examination 2020

Form Date: 15 Sep - 25 Oct 2019 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 15 Sep - 25 Oct 2019


Application Fee:

₹ 1,600

Examination Modes:

Computer Based Test

Exam Conducting Body:

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER)





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

JIPMER PG 2020 is conducted by Jawahar Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research( JIPMER ) to offer Admission in Postgraduation courses in MD ( Doctor of Medicine) & MS ( Master of Surgery), DM, M.Ch programmes in a wide range of specializations. It will be held in two sessions basically- in January and July. 

To find out more about JIPMER PG 2020, read the article given below which consists of topics like Important dates, Application form, Eligibility criteria, Admit card, Exam pattern, etc.

JIPMER PG 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can check below the JIPMER PG 2020 Important Dates for various events:

For January Session:



Commencement of Application form 

Third week of September 2019

Submission of Application form

Fourth week of October 2019

Availability of admit card

Third week of November 2019

Admit card download last date

First week of December 2019

JIPMER PG 2020 (Date of exam)

First week of December 2019

Merit List published

Second week of December 2019

First counselling

Third week of December 2019

Second counselling

Second week of January 2020

Third counselling

Fourth week of January 2020

Final counselling

Fourth week of February 2020

Course commencement

First week of May 2020

For July Session:



Start of registration

Fourth week of January 2020

Close of registration

First week of April 2020

Availability of admit card

Last week  of April 2020

Date of exam

Third week of May 2020

Declaration of result

First week of June 2020

First counselling

Second week of June 2020

Second counselling

First week of July 2020

Third counselling

Fourth week of July 2020

Final counselling

Fourth week of August 2020

Closing of admission

Fourth week of August 2020

JIPMER PG 2020 Application Form

Candidates must check following details regarding JIPMER PG 2020 Application form:

  • JIPMER PG 2020 application form will be available through online mode.
  • The application form for January session will be available from last week of September 2019.
  • The application form for July session will be available from last week of January 2020.
  • While filling the application form, candidates must provide valid/ working email id & mobile number as all details will be sent to it.
  • Applicants will have to upload a recent passport size photograph taken on or after 1/07/2019.
  • Candidates will also have to upload the scanned image of the signature.
  • Scanned image of photograph & signature must be in JPG format with size between 20 KB TO 200 KB.
  • The incomplete or incorrect application form will get rejected.
  • Re-check & verify your details before submission as no change or edit facility will be entertained after final submission of the form.
  • Take multiple prints of your application form for further use.

Application Fee:

  • JIPMER PG Application fee will be submitted through online mode only.
  • Candidates will be able to pay the fee via credit card, debit card or net-banking.
  • Transaction charges (if applicable) will be extra charges candidates will have to pay.
  • OPH category candidates will be exempted from paying the fee.
  • The fee according to the different category will be as follows:


Fee (Rs.)

General (UR)/ OBC/ OCI/ Sponsored




Foreign National


JIPMER PG 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should check the below JIPMER PG 2020 Eligibility Criteria before filling the application form:

  • 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: Candidate should have completed a 1-year internship/ practical training/ compulsory rotating before the admission process.

JIPMER PG 2020 Admit Card

  • The admit card for the JIPMER PG 2020 can be downloaded from the official website.
  • The admit card will consist of relevant details, along with exam city allotted and roll number.
  • The candidates have to carry admit card along with photo ID proof in original and photocopy of the same at the time of the exam.
  • The admit card should be kept safe till the admission process gets over.

JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates have to check the below details regarding JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Pattern before starting their preparation:

Exam Mode online
Exam Duration

3 hours ( 180 minutes )

Medium English language 
Questions Type Multiple Choice Questions
Marking Scheme
  • Each correct answer will get 4 marks
  • Each wrong answer will get 1 mark.
Total Number of Questions
  • MD/ MS- 250 
  • M.Ch/ DM – 100


Check in the table for distribution of questions and marks:


No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Clinical Science



Basic Clinical Science



JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Centers 

All the candidates will have to choose three exam centres according to the preference of the cities they want their entrance exam to happen in. However, the final call is decided by the examination authorities of the institute. If the seat is not available on the candidates particular choice, they will be provided by the nearby choices.

JIPMER PG 2020 will be conducted in 10 cities in India namely:

Ahmedabad                 Chennai              New Delhi            Vijayawada

Bangalore                     Kolkata               Puducherry

Bhubaneshwar              Mumbai             Trivandrum

JIPMER PG 2020 Preparation tips

JIPMER PG 2020 is one of the hardest exams in the country to crack. The candidate needs to put in extra efforts 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 on a regular basis is required to score well in the examination.
  • Start on clearing the basic concepts first. It will help in understanding the advance 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 thorough 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 2020 Recommended Books

There are different books recommended by different experts for different topics as given below:

  • Across – A Complete Review of Short Subjects for Anaesthesia, Radiotherapy, Radiodiagnosis, Nuclear Medicine and Skin
  • Across – A Complete Review of Short Subjects for Psychiatry, Orthopaedics and Ophthalmology
  • Across – A Complete Review of Short Subjects for Biochemistry and Physiology
  • Across – A Complete Review of Short Subjects for Anatomy, Forensic medicine and toxicology
  • Review of Pharmacology -- Gobind Garg and Sparsh Gupta
  • Review of Pathology and Genetics -- Gobind Garg and Sparsh Gupta
  • Self Assessment and Review ENT -- Sakshi Arora
  • Self Assessment & Review – Microbiology & Immunology -- Rachna Chaurasia and Anshul Jain
  • Self Assessment and Review Medicine -- Mudit Khanna
  • Review of Preventive and Social Medicine (PNSM) by Vivek Jain
  • Surgery for PGMEE -- Amit Ashish
  • Self Assessment and Review Medicine -- Mudit Khanna
  • Self Assessment and Review of Paediatrics -- Arvind Arora
  • Self Assessment & Review – Obstetrics -- Sakshi Arora

JIPMER PG 2020 Result 

The candidates will be able to check their result online via the official website. The 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 also be issued to the successful candidates through the official website itself. Separate merit list will be prepared for all the categories. In case of a tie between two candidates, the candidate with less number of incorrect response will be ranked better.

JIPMER PG 2020 Counselling Process

All the shortlisted candidates are supposed to check the official website of the institute and check for their 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 the 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. This process will start nearly in December.

JIPMER PG 2020 Highlights

Name of the Examination

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

Also Called as


Courses Offered

Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Mode of the Examination


Level of the Examination


Types of Questions


Time Duration of the Examination

3 Hours


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JIPMER PG ENTRANCE EXAM 2020 Form Date15 Sep - 25 Oct 2019 (Tentative)
Admit card12 Nov - 08 Dec 2019 (Tentative)
JIPMER PG ENTRANCE EXAM 2020 Exam Date08 Dec 2019 (Tentative)
JIPMER PG ENTRANCE EXAM 2020 Result09 Dec - 14 Dec 2019 (Tentative)

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Post Graduate Entrance Examination 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

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.