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19 Nov 2017
1. Online Registration Date - 11 Sep 2017, 10 AM
2. Online Registration Closes on - Oct 20, 2017, 5 PM
3. Date of Entrance Examination - 19 Nov 2017
Merit list prepared for category - wise (UR, OBC, INST, SC, ST, OPH) will be displayed in the Notice Board of Academic Section, JIPMER and website www.jipmer.edu.in on or before 25-05-2016 (Wednesday) 09.00 PM. Candidates will NOT be informed individually either through telephone or by post, etc.
  • Indian Nationals (IN):-

    Applicant must be an Indian National.

  • Foreign Nationals (FN)
    1. Foreign candidates are required to route their application through the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi. All foreign nationals will have to take prior permission from the Medical Council of India before applying for postgraduate Courses in the Institute.
    2. An advance copy of the application and copy of request to MCI must be submitted at JIPMER, Pondicherry before the last date of receipt of applications.
    3. In the events of selection, the candidate has to apply for temporary registration with the medical council of India for the duration of postgraduate study.
      1. Educational Qualification:

        The candidates must possess MBBS or an equivalent Degree recognized by the Medical Council of India.

      2. Experience:
        1. A candidate must have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating internship / Practical training on or before 30th June 2016
        2. [*Candidates not completing the internship on or before 30-06-2016 need not apply for July 2016 session.
        3. No condition of Compulsory Rotating Internship beyond this date shall be accepted].
      3. Application Status:

        Candidates who have already done / completed MD/MS in any subject in any Institution are not eligible for admission to MD/MS course at JIPMER.

Important Dates For Application Form

Online Registration opens from 29-02-2016 (Monday) 11.00 AM
On-line Registration closes on 20-04-2016 (Wednesday) 5.00 PM

Application Form

  • Candidates seeking admission to entrance examination is required to apply online
  • Log on to link in the Home page www.jipmer.edu.in. And navigate to the link “MD/MS Admission July 2016 – Apply Online”.
  • The candidate should acquaint himself/herself with all requirements with regard to filling up the application on-line

Fee

  1. UR/OBC/ SPONSORED /FOREIGN : 1200/-
  2. SC/ST : 800/-

(Transaction Charges as applicable)
OPH Candidates are exempted from Application Fee.

Mode of payment

  1. Net Banking
  2. Credit Card
  3. Debit Card
  • Mere completion of “REGISTRATION FOR PAYMENT” does not confer right for issue of hall ticket.
  • The process of submission of application On-line is completed only after clicking the “submit button” after Up loading personal details, Scanned Photograph
  • The candidate is advised to download a copy of their filled in application which would contain:
    1. Application No
    2. Personal details
    3. Scanned photograph
    4. Scanned signature
    5. Payment details
  • Fees would not be refunded under any circumstances
  • No request for change in the details provided in the application would be considered, after the submission of the On-line application by clicking the “submit button”.
  • Incomplete application, application with false details would be rejected.
  • After final submission, request for rectification of any error committed in the application will not be considered under any circumstances.

Instructions For Photograph

  • One (1) recent colour passport size photograph with light background is required. Black & White / Polaroid photographs are NOT acceptable.
  • Photograph MUST be snapped on or after 01.01.2016
  • The photograph must be snapped with a placard while the placard is being held by the candidate indicating name of candidate and date of taking photograph.
  • In case name and date are written on the photograph after taking it, the application will be rejected.
  • The name and date on the photograph should be legible.
  • Candidates must upload photograph and signature to correct specified fields.
  • Do not make any mistake in uploading signature and Photograph.
  • Candidate must have in softcopy/digital of PASSPORT SIZE PHOTOGRAPH (30mm width x 45mm Height) and save it as "Candidate Photograph.jpg" provided by photographer
  • Keep file of photograph minimum size 20KB, as the maximum size limit is 200KB.

Instructions For Signature

  • Candidate put his/her SIGNATURE in an area of 80mm Width X 35mm Height on paper with a black ball point pen. Scan that paper
  • Cut Signature area of 80mm Width X 35mm Height and save it as "Candidate Signature.jpg".
  • Keep file of Signature minimum size 20KB, as the maximum size limit is 200 KB
  • Applicant can opt only for three Exam Cities
  • The allotment of Exam City would be as per the order of preference given by the applicant in the application
  • Normally the first preference would be allotted.
  • JIPMER, depending upon local conditions, reserves the right to allot any other Exam City other than the preferences given by the applicant
  • The Allotment of Exam City by the Institute will be final and binding
  • In case of any unforeseen circumstances the Exam City can be cancelled at any point of time and a new Exam City can be allotted en bloc with due intimation in newspapers / website.
S.N. Exam City
1 Ahmedabad
2 Ambala
3 Belgaum
4 Bengaluru
5 Bhopal
6 Bhubaneswar
7 Chennai
8 Coimbatore
9 Cuttack
10 Dehradun
11 Greater NOIDA
12 Guwahati
13 Hyderabad
14 Indore
15 Jabalpur
16 Jamshedpur
17 Kolkata
18 Kurnool
19 Lucknow
20 Mohali
21 Mumbai
22 Nagpur
23 New Delhi
24 Pondicherry
25 Rajahmundry
26 Thanjavur
27 Tirunelveli
28 Thrissur
29 Thiruvananthapuram
30 Visakhapatnam

M.D. / M.S. Courses are offered in the following disciplines and the distribution of seats discipline wise is as under:

S.No.

Disciplines

No. Of Seats

 

M.D. Courses

For all Indian National Including OCI

For Indian Candidates Sponsored by Govt. (Central State/Services)

For Foreign National Candidates

1

Anesthesiology (Ten seats) *

06+2*

1

1

2

Anatomy (Two seats)

2

0

0

3

Biochemistry (Two seats)

2

0

0

4

Community Medicine (Three seats)

3

0

0

5

Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology (Three seats)

3

0

0

6

Emergency Medicine (Five seats) *

4

0

01*

7

Forensic Medicine (Two seat)

2

0

0

8

General Medicine (Twelve seats) *

10+2*

0

0

9

Immuno Hematology & Blood Transfusion (Two Seats)

1

1

0

10

Microbiology (Six seats) *

02+4*

0

0

11

Nuclear Medicine (Two seats)

2

0

0

12

Pathology (Five seats) *

04+1*

0

0

13

Pediatrics (Nine seats) *

07+1*

1

0

14

Pharmacology (Four seats)

4

0

0

15

Physiology (Two seats)

2

0

0

16

Psychiatry (Two seats)

1

0

1

17

Pulmonary Medicine (Three seats) *

02+1*

0

0

18

Radio-diagnosis (Four seats)

4

0

0

19

Radiotherapy (Five seats) *

04+1*

0

0

M.S. Courses

1

General Surgery (Thirteen seats) *

08+3*

1

1

2

Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Fourteen seats) *

08+4*

1

1

3

Ophthalmology (Five seats) *

03+2*

0

0

4

Orthopedic Surgery (Four seats)

3

0

1

5

Oto-Rhino Laryngology (E.N.T)(Three seats)

3

0

0

 

Total seats

111

05*

05+1*

Reservation Of Seats

Unreserved (UR)
Open to all candidates : 34 seats Sponsored candidates : 5 Seats Foreign National Candidates : 6 Seats
Institute (INST) Open to candidates who have graduated from JIPMER. 21 Seats
Other Backward Classes (OBC) Open to all candidates tallying with the Central List of OBC and not belonging to the creamy layer. 30 Seats
Scheduled Caste (SC) Open to all Scheduled Caste candidates 17 Seats
Scheduled Tribe (ST) Open to all Scheduled Tribe candidates 9 Seats
Download of Hall Ticket from JIPMER website www.jipmer.edu.in (The Hall Tickets will be made available through Internet download ONLY and NOT by Post 02-05-2016 (Monday) 11 AM to 15-05-2016 (Sunday) 8.00 AM
  • Hall Tickets for the Entrance Examination shall be available for download to eligible candidates, whose Applications are complete and accurate in all respects, from 02-05-2016 (Monday) 11 AM to 15-05-2016 8.00 AM
  • The Hall Ticket will contain Roll Number, Name, Photo, Signature and Examination city / venue of the Examination.
  • To rectify discrepancy if any the candidate should contact the help desk immediately.
  • Discrepancy would mean difference between the data including the photograph and signature given in the application and the Hall ticket
  • No rectification will be done if the details given by the candidate in the application and the details contained in the Hall ticket are one and the same.
  • Hall Ticket can be downloaded from the website: www.jipmer.edu.in as per the dateline given in the prospectus.
  • NO candidate will be allowed to appear for the Entrance Examination unless he / she hold the Hall Ticket from the website of JIPMER

The Entrance Examination will be held on;
Date - 15th May, 2016 (Sunday)
Timing - 9:00 am to 12:00 noon

Number Of Questions

250 single best responses type multiple choice questions

Mode of Examination

On-line based Distributed Object System Examination

Instructions For The Day Of Examination

  1. Candidates should report at the Exam Venue latest by 7.00 am.
  2. NO ENTRY TO EXAM CENTER WILL BE PERMITTED AFTER 8.30 AM. Examination will start at 9.00 AM.
  3. Entry to Examination Hall is strictly subject to production of Hall Ticket, Valid Identity Proof and the photo copy of the same ID Proof
  4. Valid ID Proofs (except PAN card): Passport / Driving License / Voter’s Card / Bank Passbook with Photograph / Photo Identify proof issued by a Gazetted Officer (on official Letterhead) / Aadhaar card with Photograph / Employee ID / Domicile certificate with Photo and Medical Council card. ID proof other than mentioned above will NOT be permitted / accepted under any circumstances.
  5. Test Administration on 15-05-2016 (Sunday) 09.00AM to 12.00 Noon
  6. Biometric authentication through digital device and hard copy of signature and fingerprint in attendance sheet will be taken. Cooperation of the candidate is solicited
  7. Do NOT bring any other papers EXCEPT Hall Ticket, Original ID proof & Photo copy of the same ID Proof
  8. Do NOT bring pen/pencil, cellular phones, I Pad, portable (external) hard disk, pen drive, data card, pagers, calculators, wrist watches or any electronic devices
  9. (NO arrangements will be made by the duty staff for safe keeping and returning the above gadgets if brought).
  10. Copying of the Questions in part / full in any manner is NOT permitted during or after the exam
  11. In case any candidate is caught or found to use any means of techno copying he / she shall be liable to be punished by the competent authority
  12. Use of unfair means /impersonation will lead to summary cancellation of selection / admission
  13. JIPMER reserves the right to reschedule the date / time of the Examination, depending upon local conditions
  14. Mobile phones are banned at the venues of the Entrance Examination
  15. Candidates taking the Entrance Examination will be subjected to thorough frisking before being allowed into the Hall

Non-Disclosure Agreement

  1. The JIPMER MD/MS Online Entrance Examination is a proprietary examination and is conducted by JIPMER
  2. The contents of this test are confidential and involving intellectual property rights, and are owned by JIPMER
  3. JIPMER explicitly prohibits the candidate from publishing, reproducing or transmitting any or some contents of this test, in whole or in part, in any form or by any means verbal or written, electronic or mechanical or for any purpose
  4. By registering for and /or appearing in MD/MS Online Entrance Examination the candidate explicitly agrees to the above Non-Disclosure Agreement and general terms of use for MD/MS Online Entrance Examination as contained in this prospectus, JIPMER website
  5. Violation of any act or breach of the same shall be liable for penal action and cancellation of the candidature at the bare threshold

Subject Wise Weightage

  1. There shall be ONLY ONE PAPER of three hours duration consisting of 250 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  2. The Entrance Examination will be of the standard of MBBS Examination.

Question paper consists of a total of 250 Questions distributed in:

  • i. Basic Clinical Sciences - 100 Questions (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine & Toxicology).
  • ii. Clinical Sciences- 150 Questions (Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Community Medicine, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Radio-diagnosis, Radio-therapy, Emergency Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Blood Transfusion Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine).

Marking Scheme

  • All questions will be of one best / correct response type having four alternatives
  • More than one answer indicated against a question will be deemed as incorrect response and negative mark will be given
  • Each answer with correct response shall be awarded Four Marks
  • ZERO mark will be given for the questions not answered
  • Negative marks will be given for incorrect response
  • For every incorrect response, ONE mark will be deducted
  • The response of the candidate for a question(s), on click of “submit button” before closing of Examination shall be considered as the response chosen by the candidate or in other words
  • "If a question is answered and marked for review, your answer for that question will be considered in the evaluation"

Display Of Merit List

Merit list prepared for category - wise (UR, OBC, INST, SC, ST, OPH) will be displayed in the Notice Board of Academic Section, JIPMER and website www.jipmer.edu.in on or before 25-05-2016 (Wednesday) 09.00 PM.
Candidates will NOT be informed individually either through telephone or by post, etc.

Merit List

Merit Ranking would be based on percentile.

Merit List would be drawn category wise based on minimum percentile as given below:

Category Minimum Percentile
Unreserved (UR) / Institute (INST) / Sponsored/ Deputed(SD) / Foreign Nationals (FN) 50th
Orthopedic Physically Challenged - UR (OPH) 45th
OBC / SC / ST (Including OPH) 40th
  • In order to be eligible for admission to any Postgraduate course at JIPMER, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain a percentile of 50 and above in the Entrance Examination for the current academic year
  • However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes including OPH, the minimum percentile shall be 40.
  • In respect of Unreserved Orthopedic Physically Challenged (OPH) candidates, 45 shall be the minimum percentile
  • Candidates who secure less than the minimum percentile in the Entrance Examination will not be considered for admission and their names will not be included in the Merit List.

Validity Of Merit List and Rank

  • The validity of Merit list shall be only for the current academic session i.e. July 2016 session admission for MD/MS courses and cannot be carried forward for the next year/session
  • Downloadable rank letter will be hoisted on website 3 days after publication of merit list
  • No individual communication regarding merit / ranking / counseling call letter shall be sent to any candidate
  • This downloaded rank letter should be retained safely till the completion of Admission Process.

Equal Marks

In case of two or more candidates obtain same percentile in the Entrance Examination, their Inter-se-merit shall be determined as follows:

(ii) In case of tie with same percentile rank and same number of wrong responses, date of birth shall be considered to determine inter-se-merit. An elder candidate shall be placed at a higher merit.

First Counseling 15-06-2016 (Wednesday) 11.00 AM
Commencement of Academic Session 01-07-2016 (Friday) 09.00 AM
Second Counseling 15-07-2016 (Friday) 11.00 AM (Tentative)
Third & Open Counseling 28-07-2016 (Thursday) 11.00 AM (Tentative)
Close of Admissions for MD/MS Courses July 2016 session 31-07-2016 (Sunday) 11.00 AM

FIRST COUNSELING

  • Allotment, for M.D. / M.S. seats announced for this July, 2016 session through JIPMER competitive Entrance Examination, will be done during first counseling scheduled on the forenoon and afternoon of 15th June 2016.
  • The candidates will be called in batches for counseling as per the Reservation Roster Point
  • Adequate number of Candidates shall be called from eligible candidates from all the categories so that Roster Point is not blocked for lack of attendance
  • Counseling will be done according to the category rank (UR / INST / OBC / SC / ST / OPH) and not by the overall rank as per the Roster Point allocation method
  • Production of all original certificates as per list vide prospectus is mandatory
  • Candidates WITHOUT original certificates shall NOT be entertained to participate in counseling
  • On the day of counseling, please report 90 minutes before start of counseling to registration desk

Important Instructions For Counseling

  • The candidates will be registered only on production of the all original certificates (vide page 25 of prospectus), Rank letter and the Hall Ticket downloaded by the candidate for the Entrance Examination held on 15.05.2016
  • Candidates are required to report to one of the two Registration Terminals equipped with a Biometric Finger Print scanning device with the downloaded hall ticket and rank letter for counseling
  • Biometric imprint of the candidates would be captured for candidates appearing for the counseling process and the same will be authenticated against pre-existing candidate’s data
  • A red flag would be raised upon a mismatch and his / her admission for counseling will be withheld / cancelled immediately. Suitable legal action will be initiated forthwith
  • No authorized representative will be permitted for counseling on behalf of any candidate
  • Candidates are instructed to comply with all the instructions in the prospectus prior to and after counseling
  • They are required to attend the counseling at JIPMER as indicated in the merit list displayed in JIPMER notice board and website
  • A candidate who is absent at the time of first counseling will forfeit his / her chance for admission
  • Candidates appearing for allotment should submit the documents in original along with an attested copy of the documents for registration to counseling

ELIGIBILITY FOR SUBSEQUENT COUNSELING

  • A candidate who is absent at the time of first counseling will forfeit his / her chance for admission and will not be eligible for second counseling
  • Second counseling will be held, if seats are vacant, as per date given in the prospectus
  • The dates and eligible candidates shall be notified in JIPMER website and no personal intimation will be sent
  • A candidate who is present for the first counseling but does not opt / exercise option at his / her category rank will be eligible to attend second counseling
  • Any seat remaining vacant after the second counseling due to candidate's resigning (or) not opting for the discipline, will be available for the final open selection counseling to be held in the last week of July 2016.
  • All candidates who are eligible for inclusion in the merit list can attend this final counseling irrespective of their previous attendance

PROCESS OF COUNSELING

  • Production of Hall Ticket (Original) downloaded by the candidate for Entrance Examination along with Biometric authentication on the day of counseling is mandatory for being permitted to the counseling hall
  • Provisional certificate of MBBS Degree is permissible for those candidates who had passed the MBBS course in the year 2015 only
  • No TA / DA will be paid to any category of candidate called for counseling. All candidates should attend counseling at their own expense. They should make their own arrangements for stay at Pondicherry
  • The selection for the seats under various categories will be held on 15th June 2016 by Roster system
  • Option once exercised is final and the course fee of INR 14,200/- (Fourteen Thousand Two Hundred Only) has to be paid at the time of leaving the counseling hall and Receipt taken. This receipt should be produced at the time of collecting the admission order. If candidate is withdrawing his/her option before issue of the admission order, sum paid will not be refunded, unless he/she is found medically disqualified
  • The candidate has to attend in person for counseling. No proxy / representative is permitted under any circumstances into the counseling hall
  • Dates for Subsequent counseling for any Seat(s) falling vacant will be intimated in JIPMER website. No individual communication will be sent

ISSUE OF ADMISSION ORDER FOR JOINING

  • The candidates who have opted for a seat and selected through the counseling, shall undergo medical examination and biometric (Finger-print / signature) verification.
  • After due verification of the documents, clearance of biometric parameters, medical fitness certified by competent authority nominated by the Institute, the admission letter will be issued.
  • The academic session will commence from 1st July 2016.

CERTIFICATES FOR SUBMISSION

  • Original certificates submitted, if found defective the eligibility for admission will be cancelled
  • If the certificates are not in English, attested English translation should be submitted

At the time of counseling and joining the course, the candidates are required to submit only the ORIGINAL CERTIFICATES as indicated below:

1. Original Hall Ticket with seal of the Invigilator

2. Rank letter

3. Proof of Registration as OCI (in case of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)).

4. Certificate showing the date of birth.

5. Residence certificate issued by Revenue Authority not below the rank of Tahsildar.

6. Internship Completion Certificate.

7. Conduct Certificate obtained from the Institute last attended.

8. Transfer Certificate obtained from the Institute last studied

9. Migration Certificate obtained from the University last attended.

10. MBBS degree or Provisional Pass certificate (Permitted only for those candidates who passed MBBS in 2015).

11. Permanent/Provisional Medical Registration Certificate. (Permanent Medical Registration Certificate should be produced at the time of joining the course).

12. Service candidate should produce NOC / Relieving Order and a certificate granting study leave with or without pay as the case may be.

13. Undertaking by the Candidate regarding his/her caste. (format issued at the time of admission)

14. Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates should produce the required certificate ,along with last three years Income Tax returns of the parents and designation, class group status of their Service if parent’s are employed in Govt. / Public / Sector / Banks / Corporations duly certified by their Head of Office .

15. Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe certificate recently obtained from the competent authority – a Revenue Officer, not below the rank of Tahsildar .

16. Medical Certificate in case of Orthopedic Physically Challenged candidates.

17. Certificate from the Institute last studied, stating that the degree obtained by him / her from that Institute is recognized by Medical Council of India.

18. Passport size colour photo – 4 Nos.

Note:

  • The detection of any discrepancy in the caste certificate shall entail cancellation of registration even after admission to the course
  • The name, designation and the seal of the officer should be legible in the certificate
  • Certificate from any other person / authority will not be accepted and no further correspondence in this regard shall be entertained. The Original Certificates will be retained in the Academic Section and returned only after the candidate completes the course or is relieved mid-way for any reason

Sl. No.

Description

M.D. / M.S. (Fee in INR)

1

Admission fee (one time)

3,000.00

2

Academic Fee (annual)

2,200.00

3

Learning Resource fee (One time)

9,000.00

 

Total

14,200.00

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Description

M.D. / M.S. (Fee in INR)

1

Establishment Charges (annual.)

5,000.00

2

Hostel Caution Deposit

1,000.00

3

Mess Deposit

3,000.00

 

Total

9,000.00

Important Instructions Regarding Fee Payment

  • Selected candidates must join the course after medical examination on or before the stipulated date given in the letter of selection
  • The selected candidates should pay the requisite fees as would be mentioned in the selection order
  • The admission of candidates, who fail to pay the specified fee by the date mentioned in the letter of selection or fail to join the course or fail to report for duty to the concerned Head of the Department and has not worked in the Department, will be treated as cancelled
  • Such seats shall then be filled through second counseling by following roster system
  • No further correspondence will be made in this regard. Extension of joining time shall not be granted under any circumstances.
  • The Junior Resident (P.G.) should send his/her joining Report to the Director through the concerned Head of the Department
  • In case, any Junior Resident remains continuously absent, unauthorized for more than 30 days after joining, the admission will be cancelled and necessary penalty will be levied.
  • Admission to the course will be provisional, subject to the recognition of the qualifying examination of individual candidate by the JIPMER.
  • In case any candidate is found to have supplied false information or certificate, etc., or found to have withheld or concealed information in his / her Application Form, he/she shall be debarred from admission and if already admitted, the admission will be cancelled without prejudice to other disciplinary action
  • In case a candidate is found to have used unfair means / impersonation, the selection / admission will be summarily cancelled
  • All Postgraduate Degree students will be covered under the Residency Scheme on contract service and they will be required to enter into a contract as prescribed by the Institute
  • If any candidate leaves the course at any time, he / she will have to abide by all the terms and conditions as per the contract executed by him / her.
  • All the candidates, admitted to various courses, will be appointed as “Junior Resident” during the period of the course
  • The total duration of the salary period of Junior Residents shall not exceed 3 years and will end on 30th June of third year of Post Graduate Degree
  • The candidates admitted to Degree course will be paid as per the pay scales and other allowances admissible under rules and as approved by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India from time to time
  • During the period of the Junior Residency, candidates are not eligible to receive or apply for Scholarship / Financial Assistance / Salary / Railway concessions of any kind, etc. from any other source as they are in a stipendiary post fixed by the Government
  • Private Medical practice is not permitted during the period of Post Graduate course.
  • If the Junior Resident is suspended from duty in connection with any investigation into his / her conduct, he / she shall not be entitled to any emoluments during such a period of suspension