JIPMER MBBS Admission 2021 – Eligibility, Important Dates, Application Form, Process


The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) has two campuses, JIPMER Puducherry and JIPMER Karaikal for JIPMER MBBS Admission. JIPMER arranges a separate entrance exam for admission to the MBBS course up to 2021. However, with the implementation of the NMC Act, the JIPMER MBBS exam was by NEET. The total number of seats offered by the two campuses of JIPMER, combined, is 200. NEET is the only entrance test for admission to MBBS courses in India.


JIPMER MBBS Admission: Highlights of NEET 2021

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Name of the ExaminationNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
Competent AuthorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Level of ExaminationUndergraduate
Frequency of examinationAnnual
Courses offeredMBBS
Number of Seats for JIPMER MBBSJIPMER Puducherry: 150 seats
JIPMER Karaikal: 50 seats
Duration of the examination3 hours
Medium of examinationEnglish, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya, Assamese, and Urdu
Type of QuestionsMCQs
Total Number of Questions180
Total Marks720

JIPMER MBBS Admission 2021

It is necessary to check the NEET eligibility criteria 2021 before applying for the examination. Students found ineligible will not be allowed to appear for NEET. Even if a student somehow manages to clear the application method and does get admission into the desired course, the institute reserves the right to cancel his/her admission. To avoid complications, students are advised to go to the eligibility criteria before registering for NEET 2021.

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Who is eligible to come for NEET 2021

Check the criteria here. This will help you out. Do have a look at this table.

  • Indian Nationals
  • OCI
  • NRI
Qualifying ExamClass 12 or equivalent
Core subjects for the qualifying examination
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology/ Biotechnology
  • English
Age LimitThe minimum age should be 17 years as of December 31, 2021

No upper age limit

Minimum marks required in the qualifying examinationGeneral – 50%

General PWD – 45%

SC/ST/PWD- 40%


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JIPMER MBBS 2021 Admission Procedure

For students looking for admission to the JIPMER MBBS course, has to appear for NEET. As mentioned here, NEET is the only undergraduate medical entrance exam in India. The examination is done by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

  1. The registrations for NEET 2021 examination will start in July 2021
  2. Students who wish to appear for NEET MBBS Entrance Exam 2021 had to register on the official NTA website and fill the application form
  3. After completing the NEET application form, students had to pay a registration fee to submit it
  4. The application/registration fee could be paid online via credit card/ debit card/ net banking.
  5. Upon successful submission of the application form, aspirants will issue the NEET 2021 admit card
  6. He/she must download and print the admit card to appear for the entrance test
  7. NEET 2021 exam will be conducted soon.
  8. According to the NEET pattern 2021, the duration of the examination will be 3 hours
  9. The question paper will have 180 MCQ based questions, each carrying a weightage of four marks
  10. Once the examination is conducted successfully, NTA will process and announce the NEET result
  11. students who qualify for the examination will be a call to attend the NEET counseling
  12. Students must note that it is important to clear NEET 2021 to seek admission in JIPMER MBBS. The institute does not accept the marks/ scores of any other entrance test for this purpose.

JIPMER MBBS Admission 2021: Important Dates (NEET 2021)

Online registration June 2021
Last date to submit the application form Last week of June 2021
Hall ticket availability 4th week of June to 1st week of July 2021
JIMPER MBBS 2021Exam July 2021
Merit list publication 3rd week of July 2021
First counseling 4th week of July 2021
Second counseling August 2021
Third counselingAugust 2021
Final counseling 
September 2021


The number of JIPMER Seats to be filled for the MBBS session by competitive Entrance Examination conducted is as follows. The seat details of the admission session are represented here below. Check the table here. Do have a look here.

CategoryJIPMER PuducherryJIPMER Karaikal
Unreserved (UR)5519
Other Backward Classes (OBC)289
Scheduled Caste (SC)155
Scheduled Tribe (ST)72
P – UR229
P – OBC103
P – SC51
P – ST31
NRI / OCI (Under Self Financing Scheme)51

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. Which exam should I take for admission to the JIPMER MBBS course
A. To secure a seat in the JIPMER MBBS course, you have to qualify for NEET 2021.

Q. What is the exam date for NEET 2021
A. NEET 2021 is scheduled to be held in July. The examination will be done in an offline mode.

Q. Can NEET 2021 be conducted in online mode
A. No, the examination will be conducted in offline mode only.

Q. How many marks are required to clear NEET 2021
A. A candidate belonging to the general category needs to score at least 50 percentile in NEET 2021 to qualify. For the candidates belonging to the SC/ST/OBC and PwD category, the minimum aggregate required is 40 and 45 percentile, respectively.

Q. How many JIPMER MBBS seats will be allotted via NEET 2021
A. There are currently 200 JIPMER MBBS seats, which will be allotted through NEET 2021 counseling.


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