JIPMER PG-2018 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Juhee Prasad Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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JIPMER PG 2018 Exam Pattern

JIPMER PG 2018 exam pattern has been prescribed by JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research), Puducherry for both January and July sessions. Candidates appearing for JIPMER PG 2018 must know about the structure of entrance exam. As per the exam pattern of JIPMER PG 2018, the question paper of JIPMER PG 2018 includes questions from Basic Clinical and Clinical Sciences subjects, which candidates have to complete in 3 hours (180 minutes).

JIPMER PG is held twice a year in January and July for admission in MD/MS courses. Candidates appearing for JIPMER PG 2018 entrance exam are advised to go through the detailed JIPMER PG exam pattern 2018 given below:

  • JIPMER PG is conducted in online mode.

  • The medium of the entrance exam is English only.

  • JIPMER PG has objective-type of questions.

  • The total time duration of the entrance exam is 3 hours.

  • There is no section-wise time duration.

  • The exam has a total of 250 questions.

  • JIPMER PG question paper is divided into two parts, i.e. Basic Clinical Sciences and Clinical Sciences.

  • Basic Clinical Sciences has 150 questions in total, whereas Clinical Sciences has 100 questions in total.

Highlights of JIPMER PG Exam Pattern 2018



Type of Examination

Objective Type

Language of Paper


Number of Questions


Mode of Examination

Online/Computer Based Test (CBT)

Exam Duration

3 hours (180 minutes)

Marking Scheme

+ 4 for Every Correct Answer

-1 for Every Incorrect Answer

No Marks are Deducted for Unanswered Questions

JIPMER PG Marking Scheme 2018

  • In JIPMER PG 2018, 4 marks are awarded for every correct response.

  • 1 mark is deducted for every wrong response.

  • No marks are deducted for unanswered questions.

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