JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Pattern



JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Pattern

JIPMER PG 2020 Application Form has been started from 18th September 2019. The examination shall be held on 08-12-2019 (Sunday) from 10.00 A.M to 01.00 P.M.  The entrance exam will be organized by the Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER). This is a national level entrance exam held in two sessions- in the month of January & July.  Admission in PG courses will be offered in MD (Doctor of Medicine) & MS (Master of Surgery), DM, M.Ch in a wide range of fields



Examination Medium/Language: English Only.

Examination Mode: Online Mode (Computer Based test)

The Entrance Examination is common to all and consists of 250 single best response type MCQs having four alternatives and the questions will be asked from the following subjects and the distribution of no. of question is as detailed below: 



No. of Questions

Basic Clinical Sciences (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine & Toxicology)


Clinical Sciences (Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Community Medicine, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Radiodiagnosis, Radiotherapy, Emergency Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Blood Transfusion Medicine).





Candidates are advised to go through the Mock Test for computer-based Test (online examination). Link for the mock test is available on JIPMER’s Website JIPMER MD/MS Entrance Examination – January session 2020 link.


JIPMER PG 2020 Exam Pattern

Duration of Examination

3 hours (Three Hours)

Timing of Examination

10.00 AM to 01.00 PM (Single Shift)

Location of Examination Centres


Type of Objective Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) -  Basic Clinical Science- 100 Questions,  Clinical Science - 150 Questions

Marking Scheme

Correct Answer: Four marks(+) 4, Incorrect Answer:  Minus one (−) 1, Unanswered :0

Method of determining merit

Percentiles Score

Candidates are requested to be available in their allotted exam centres 2 hours before the commencement of the exam to avoid unnecessary tussle in the last minute. They are also advised to visit the exam venue one day before the examination.


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