Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Post Graduate Entrance Exam

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry will be conducting the JIPMER PG 2019 entrance exam for providing qualified applicants admissions to MD/MS postgraduate degree. The degree is offered in numerous courses such as Pathology, Microbiology, Physiology, etc in MD and General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Ophthalmology, etc in MS. The entrance exam is conducted twice a year to offer enrolment in two sessions: January and July. The candidates can get the details of the JIPMER PG 2019 exam from our article.

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (JIPMER) under Government of India since the year 1956, is one of the leading Medical Institutions of India. 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 14-7-2008 to enforce this Act. Prior to this the Institute was functioning under the administrative control of Directorate General of Health Service, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi. 

JIPMER PG (MD / MS) 2019 Eligibility Criteria

JIPMER PG 2019 Eligibility Criteria :

Candidates who are Indian Nationals/Overseas Citizens of India/Foreign Nationals are eligible to apply for JIPMER PG July session. Apart from this, there are various rules laid down by the authority concerned regarding educational qualification,  nationality and work experience that should be fulfilled to be considered eligible for JIPMER PG 2019 entrance exam.


  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • Overseas Citizens of India:- Candidates should be registered under Section 7A of the Citizenship Act. While filling the JIPMER PG 2019 application form, OCI candidates must submit the OCI card and the same document will also be required at the time of counselling.
  • Foreign Nationals:- As per the current regulations, foreign nationals including National Residents of India (NRI) are eligible to appear for JIPMER PG entrance exam for July session. The MBBS degree should be registered under the Medical Council of the respective country where the course was pursued before applying for JIPMER PG 2019. Such candidates will be required to seek permission from the Medical Council of India (MCI). After the MCI grants permission, foreign nationals will be asked to process their applications via the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi. Out of the 100 seats available for July session, five seats are reserved for foreign nationals.
  • Indian Candidates sponsored by Government:- The central/state government can sponsor candidates against the five seats available for such candidates. These candidates are asked to upload the scanned copy of sponsorship certificate while filling the JIPMER PG application form 2019.
  • Academic Qualification:
  • Aspirants of JIPMER PG 2019 for July session must hold an MBBS degree or an equivalent degree while applying for the entrance exam.
  • The MBBS degree of candidates should be recognised by the Medical Council of India.
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks:
  • To be considered eligible for JIPMER PG exam, candidates belonging to unreserved and OBC category must secure at least 55% (in aggregate) in the professional examinations of their MBBS course.
  • To fulfil the JIPMER PG eligibility criteria, the reserved category candidates belonging to SC/ST categories must score at least an aggregate of 50% marks.
  • PwD candidates are required to score the minimum aggregate marks prescribed for the above categories depending upon the candidate’s particular category.

Work Experience:

Candidates applying for JIPMER PG 2019 for July session must complete 12 months compulsory rotating internship. It should be ensured by the candidates that the internship is completed by June 30, 2019.

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