The Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education (JIPMER), Puducherry is now replaced by NEET Exam. The JIPMER and AIIMS exam will no more take place. Instead, a single entrance exam will take place which is the NEET. In this article, we will be talking about JIPMER MBBS 2020. Thus, now candidates do not need to appear for a separate exam for admission to Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education. Now a merit list will be released, after which the round of counselling will be conducted for the seat allotment process. Candidates who will clear NEET and would have scored the cut off marks will be eligible for JIPMER MBBS 2020 admission.
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The admission activities schedule has further been revised due to the spread of COVID-19. Candidates can check the revised dates and other details in this article.
JIPMER MBBS 2020
The Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education is also known as JIPMER. It is a Medical Institute of India which is funded by the Indian Central Government. The College was established on 1st January 1823. The College is located in Pondicherry. The Institute provides Undergraduate and Postgraduate MBBS Programmes. The JIPMER has two campuses – Pondicherry and Karaikal. JIPMER MBBS 2020 offers 150 seats in Pondicherry and 50 seats in Karaikal for admission.
NEET Application Correction window has been opened again for allowing students to edit their application forms. This decision has been taken due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NEET Exam has also been postponed to 13th September 2020.
- The JIPMER 2020 Entrance Exam will no more take place. Instead, the admission will take place on the basis of the NEET 2020 Entrance Exam. Read about the Single Entrance Test for MBBS Admission.
JIPMER MBBS 2020 Dates
|starting date of registration||2nd December 2019|
|last date of registration||1st January 2020|
|Correction Window||13th to 19th March 2020|
|Re-Opening of Form Submission||3rd to 9th Feb 2020|
|Correction Window Open Again||04th July 2020 to 15th July 2020|
|Exam Center Change||04th July 2020 to 15th July 2020|
|NEET Admit Card Release Date||28th August 2020 (Tentative)|
|NEET Exam Date|
13th September 2020
|Declaration of NEET Result||–|
JIPMER 2020 Eligibility Criteria
For being eligible for admission to the institute, it is very necessary to satisfy the eligibility criteria. The JIPMER has set a few eligibility criteria conditions to ease up the admission procedure. The JIPMER 2020 Eligibility Criteria includes – Age Limit, Nationality, Educational Qualification. These criteria are required at the time of filling the application form, whereas the cut off/ minimum qualifying marks eligibility criteria will be used for further selection procedure of JIPMER MBBS 2020.
Therefore, it is very necessary to fulfill the conditions-
- First and the foremost thing, Nationality. The candidate’s nationality must be Indian. He/She can also be an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).
- The minimum age of the candidate must 17 years as on 31st December 2020. This means that the candidate should be born on or before 1st January 2003.
- There are no upper age limit criteria in JIPMER MBBS 2020.
- The applicant must have passed Class 12th or equivalent examination in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English. These subjects have to be mandatory.
- The Minimum Qualifying Marks for General Category Candidates is 60% and the for Reserved Category Candidates is SC/ST/OBC/OPH- General is 50%.
JIPMER 2020 Reservation Criteria Policy
Here we have mentioned the seat matrix of the JIPMER. It comprises of the Horizontal and Vertical Reservation. However, this is the Seat Matrix of 2019 JIPMER, candidates can get an idea through this seat matrix. Thus, once the seat matrix of 2020 will be announced, we will update it here. Until now, you can check these seat matrix for details-
|Category||JIPMER Puducherry||JIPMER Karaikal||Total|
|Category||JIPMER Puducherry||JIPMER Karaikal||Total|
JIPMER MBBS Application Form 2020
The candidates wanting to admission in Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education have to fill in the NEET 2020 Application Form. No separate form will be released. Candidates should note that the form submission date is now over. Thus, now the candidates who have submitted their forms on time, only those will be eligible for admission.
The Stages of Filling the application form includes-
- Entering Candidates Details
- Online Payment of Application Fees and
- Submission of the application form
Application Form Fees
- General/Unreserved: INR 1500/-
- General- EWS/ OBC-NCL: INR 1400/-
- SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender: INR 800/-
NEET MBBS 2020 Exam Pattern
As JIPMER Exam will not be conducted, thus have to appear and prepare for the exam as per the NEET 2020. The Exam Pattern would that of the NEET. Candidates have to prepare as per the NEET Exam Pattern. Further, the pattern of the exam is described in the table given below.
|Mode of the Exam||Online|
|Time Duration||3 Hours|
|Exam Shift||One Shift only|
|Total Marks||720 marks|
|Number of Questions||180 Questions|
|Number of Sections||Three- Physics, Chemistry, and Biology|
|Question Distribution||Physics and Chemistry (45 Questions each), and Biology (90 Questions)|
|Marks per Question||4 marks|
|Negative Marking||Yes. -1 for the wrong answer|
Check – AIIMS MBBS Result 2020
JIPMER 2020 Result
The JIPMER Result 2020 will be available online on the official website of NEET UG 2020. Candidates will further need to check the cut off list which will be released by the institute to check whether they are eligible for admission or not. The officials further may release the result in the form of a merit list. Wherein, the students will be ranked in order of merit. Further, the result is expected to be announced in the month of June 2020.
JIPMER MBBS 2020 Cut Off
JIPMER MBBS Cut Off 2020 is the minimum mark that is set by the Jawahar Lal Nehru Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education (JIPMER). Candidates who score more than the JIPMER Cut off Marks will be eligible for further selection procedures. The minimum qualifying marks for JIPMER MBBS 2020 is – 50th percentile for General category and 40% for Reserved category and 45% for General-PH Category. However, note that the mentioned marks are as per the last years’ records. If any changes will be made, then the same will be updated out here.
JIPMER MBBS Seats Reservation 2020
Total Number of Seat available for the JIPMER Puducherry is 150 Seats and 50 Seats are available under JIPMER Karaikal. The Distribution of the seats are done category-wise and you can check the total seat distribution in the table given below. However, note that the provided seat matrix is as per the last years’ records. However, if any changes will be introduced. Then those will be updated out here.
|Category of the candidate||Distribution of Seats in JIPMER Karaikal||Distribution of Seats in JIPMER Puducherry||Total Number of Seats|
|General/Unreserved||19 Seats||55 Seats||74 Seats|
|OBC||9 Seats||28 Seats||37 Seats|
|SC||5 Seats||15 Seats||20 Seats|
|ST||2 Seats||7 Seats||9 Seats|
|Puducherry UR (P-UR)||9 Seats||22 Seats||31 Seats|
|P-OBC||3 Seats||10 Seats||13 Seats|
|P-SC||1 Seat||5 Seats||6 Seats|
|P-ST||1 Seat||3 Seats||4 Seats|
|NRI/OCI||1 Seat||5 Seats||6 Seats|
|PWD OPH||1 Seat||5 Seats||6 Seats|
|Puducherry PwD OPH||1 Seat||2 Seats||3 Seats|
|Total||50 Seats||150 Seats||200 Seats|
JIPMER MBBS 2020 Counselling
JIPMER MBBS Counselling 2020 will take place in June 2020. The Counselling will take place in four rounds including a final counselling round. The Counselling Procedure takes place soon after the declaration of the merit list. Candidates who qualify the exam will be able to appear JIPMER MBBS Counselling. The Counselling is conducted offline and in this process, candidates have to produce their original documents.
JIPMER MBBS 2020 Previous Year Statistics
As per the previous records, in 2018 around 1.9 lakh candidates had appeared the examination out of which 1.5 lakh candidates had appeared in the examination. Then in 2019, the count went really high. Further, this year more applicants are expected as the AIIMS and JIPMER are merged and there will be only a single exam, i.e NEET 2020.