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JIPMER MBBS 2019: Major Changes in Seats Reservation, Qualifying Marks, Examination Centres; Details

JIPMER MBBS 2019: Major Changes in Seats Reservation, Qualifying Marks, Examination Centres; Details

Puducherry: Three major changes have been introduced for the MBBS admission procedure this year by Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER Puducherry).

In view of the newly introduced reservation policy for Economically Weaker Section (EWS), JIPMER has made changes in its admission procedure this time around. The criteria for qualifying marks as well as the list of examination centres/cities have been modified.

The confirmation of this effect comes via the prospectus of Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research MBBS 2019 which entails all details regarding the JIPMER MBBS exam including exam pattern, preparation of result, counselling details and entire admission procedure. The three significant changes introduced in the prospectus are mentioned below:

Introduction of EWS Reservation Quota

JIPMER has reserved 13 seats for the candidates belonging to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). The seats have been reserved from a total of 200 seats available in the MBBS program. 10 seats have been reserved in the JIPMER, Puducherry campus and 3 seats in the Karaikal campus.

(If the candidate belongs SC / ST / OBC (Central List) ARE NOT ELIGIBLE to apply under EWSs category)

Applicants who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs and whose family has gross annual income below Rs. 8.00 lakh (Rupees eight lakh only) are to be identified as EWSs for benefit of reservation. Income shall also include income from all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession, etc. for the financial year prior to the year of application.

Qualifying Marks

Earlier, in order to be eligible to apply for JIPMER MBBS exam, students from General Category had to score aggregate 60% marks in core subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology or biotechnology in the qualifying examination. From this year onwards,

  • Applicant must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology 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 in the qualifying examination is 45%.
  • For candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribe or Other Backward Classes / PwD, the minimum marks obtained in the Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Bio-technology taken together in the qualifying examination is 40%.

Examination Centres / Cities

JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 2019 will be held at 120 cities across India. However, a few test cities have been replaced in the states of Tamil Nadu and West Bengal. In Tamil Nadu, Vellore has been replaced by Tiruvannamalai and in West Bengal, Burdwan has been replaced with Bishnupur.


JIPMER MBBS 2019 is a UG medical entrance examination for students who intend to pursue MBBS from JIPMER. Duration of the MBBS course is 4 years and 6 months as per the Academic Calendar of JIPMER followed by ONE year of Compulsory Rotatory Internship for the award of Degree. The date of entrance exam is 02nd June 2019.

The process for online registration is currently going on and the window will stay open till 12.04.2019 (Friday) 5.00 PM


On-line Registration from 06.03.2019 (Wednesday) 11.00 AM
On-line Registration closes on 12.04.2019 (Friday) 5.00 PM
Download of Hall Ticket from JIPMER
website /
(The Hall Tickets will be made available
through Internet download ONLY and
NOT by Post)
20.05.2019 (Monday) 10.00 AM
02.06.2019 (Sunday) 8.00 AM
Date of Entrance Examination 02.06.2019 (Sunday)
Time of Entrance Examination
(Two Shifts)
Morning Shift:- 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM
Afternoon Shift :- 03.00 PM to 05.30 PM
Expected date of publication of Merit List On or Before 21st June 2019
Counselling of Choosing for JIPMER Puducherry (OR) JIPMER Karaikal
First Counseling (Tentative) 26th to 28th JUNE 2019
Second Counseling (Tentative) 24 th July 2019
Third Counseling (Tentative) 21st AUGUST 2019
Final Counseling (Tentative) 26th SEPTEMBER 2019
Admission formalities
(Medical Board & submission of the
receipt for payment of fees etc…)
01.07.2019 (Monday) 8.00 AM. For the Students who have opted to Join in JIPMER, Karaikal. After the Medical Board, the selected students should report on 03.07.2019 at JIPMER Karaikal, Karaikal 02.07.2019 (Tuesday) 8.00 AM
For the Students who have opted to join
in JIPMER, Puducherry
The issue of Admission Letter &
Letter for Hostel accommodation
01.07.2019 (Monday) – For Karaikal Students
02.07.2019 (Tuesday) – For Puducherry
Commencement of Course 03.07.2019 (Wednesday) 09.00 AM
Foundation Course Foundation course will be held for
JIPMER, Puducherry &JIPMER,
Karaikal separately at the respective
Close of Admissions- MBBS 2019 Session 30.09.2019 (Monday)

Note:-The candidates are advised to read the Prospectus before starting online registration and ensure that no column should be left blank. Request for rectification of any error committed in the application and refund of fees will not be considered under any circumstances.


1) Candidates seeking admission to entrance examination are required to apply online mode only. (Any other mode of application will not be accepted.)
2) Log on to link in the Home page / and navigate to the link. “ Apply on-line MBBS admission – 2019”.
3) Read the prospectus and instruction carefully.
4) The flow chart for filling application on-line given as Appendix (ANNEXURE – VIII) in the Prospectus.
5) The candidate should acquaint himself/herself with all requirements with regard to filling up the application online.


Mode of payment

a) Net Banking b) Credit Card* c) Debit Card*

UR & P-UR Rs.1,500 + Transaction Charges as applicable
OBC & P-OBC Rs.1,500 + Transaction Charges as applicable
EWSs & P-EWSs Rs.1,500 + Transaction Charges as applicable
SC/ST & P-SC/ST Rs.1,200 + Transaction Charges as applicable
NRI/OCI Rs.3,000 + Transaction Charges as applicable
PwD& P-PwD Exempted From Application Fees

Invalid & Old Debit and Credit cards to be avoided for making payment.

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