JIPMER or Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research is situated in Puducherry and was established in 1956. In 2008 it was recognized as an Institute of National Importance. It offers Undergraduate & Postgraduate courses and Superspeciality Medical Training as well.

One who wants to study PG programs at JIPMER must be eligible for the same. JIPMER PG Eligibility Criteria 2018 is specified in the prospectus. Candidates must note that the JIPMER PG Eligibility Criteria 2018 for January Session and JIPMER PG Eligibility Criteria 2018 for July Session vary in terms of cut off dates for internship and education. Other points such as nationality and minimum marks remain the same.

JIPMER PG 2018 Eligibility Criteria

JIPMER is inviting all the aspirants for admission to Postgraduate programs through JIPMER PG 2018. JIPMER PG 2018 is an entrance examination which will be conducted on September 19, 2017. The MD & MS courses for which the JIPMER PG 2018 is being will be will be 3 years long.  Read further for JIPMER PG 2018 Eligibility criteria.


Online Registration Form September 11, 2017 (10:00 am)
Online Registration form closes on October 20, 2017 (5:00 am)
Download Hall Ticket November 1, 2017 (10:00 am) to November 19, 2017 (8:00 am)
Examination November 19, 2017 (10:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Merit List expected On or before November 30, 2017

Eligibility Criteria for January 2018 Session

The eligibility criteria of JIPMER PG 2018 is given in the table below.

  1. Indian Nationals
  2. Overseas Citizens of India
  3. Non- Resident Indians*
Education MBBS or equivalent degree recognized by Medical Council of India
Experience A period of 12 months of mandatory rotating internship / Practical training on or before December 31, 2017.
Minimum qualifying Marks
  1. At least 50% aggregate for SC/ ST candidates.
  2. At least 55% aggregate for all other categories
Application Status Candidates who have already completed MD/ MS in any other institute, will not be allowed to apply for the same at JIPMER.

* NRIs have to route their application through Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, and have to take prior permission from Medical Council of India before applying.

There is no age limit and all the PG programs are available for both male and female.

Details About Application

The Application process for JIPMER PG 2018 has begun on September 11, 2017. The whole application process is online only. No application will be accepted through any other means. The application form is going to be interactive type to make it easier for the candidate to fill the form.


Admission to the PG courses will be on the basis of merit list which will be released on or before November 30, 2017. The counseling sessions will take place whose slots will be given to the candidates again on the basis of merit list.

Course Commencement

The course will begin on January 1, 2018.

JIPMER PG 2018 Complete Detail

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