Candidates wishing to pursue their MD/MS/MDS form JIPMER, Puducherry would find it advantageous to understand the JIPMER PG Exam Pattern. All the details regarding the exam date, syllabus, shift timings, question type etc. pertaining to exam pattern are mentioned below.



Course Marks Questions Duration
FOR MD/MS 1000 250 3 hours
FOR MDS 400 250 1 hour 30 minutes

Language of exam – As per the exam pattern of JIPMER PG, candidates can appear for the exam only in English language.

Marking scheme – It is essential for candidates to note that as per JIPMER PG exam pattern there is negative marking for wrong answers in the exam. For every correct answer candidate is awarded 4 marks and every wrong answer is a loss of 1 mark to him/her. Unanswered questions will neither get marks nor deduction.

JIPMER PG Exam Pattern – Distribution of Questions (MD/MS/MDS)

Course Basic Clinical Science Clinical Science Dental Science
MD/MS 100 150 NA
MDS 30 NA 70

Selection Process – The process of selection is done on the basis of marks secured and performance of candidates in JIPMER PG exam.

Tie-breaker – If two or more candidates secure same marks then the below-mentioned tie-breaker rules will apply

  • Negative marks: The candidate who has secured less number of negative markings, which means who has given less incorrect answers will be preferred
  • Age: In case the tie exists the candidate who is older by age will be considered
  • High aggregate marks: If the tie continues then the candidate who gets higher aggregate marks will be getting a higher rank


JIPMER PG Syllabus

After familiarising with JIPMER PG exam pattern, the next step for candidates is to get knowledge about the syllabus of exam. JIPMER PG MD/MS course includes two basic subjects, i.e., Clinical Science and Basic Clinical Science and for MDS course the subjects are Basic Clinical Science and Dental Science. The table given below lists the topics included in these subjects

JIPMER PG Exam Pattern – MD/MS Syllabus

Subject Topics Included
Basic Clinical Science Anatomy, Biochemistry,Physiology, Pharmacology,Pathology, Microbiology andForensic Medicine, Toxicology and Biostatistics
Clinical Science Community Medicine, Medicine,Obstetrics and Gynecology,Surgery, Pediatrics,Ophthalmology, ENT,Dermatology, Anesthesiology,Psychiatry, Radio Diagnosis,Radio Therapy, Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics, Nuclear Medicine,Pulmonary Medicine and Blood Transfusion Medicine

JIPMER PG Exam Pattern – MDS Syllabus

Subject Topics Included
Dental Science Dental MaterialsOral Pathology and Oral MicrobiologyOral Medicine and RadiologyPedodontics and Preventive DentistryOrthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics PeriodontologyProsthodontics and Crown & BridgeConservative Dentistry and EndodonticsOral and Maxillofacial SurgeryPublic Health Dentistry
Basic Clinical Science General Anatomy including embryology and histologyGeneral human physiology and BiochemistryDental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral HistologyGeneral Pathology and MicrobiologyGeneral and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics General Medicine General SurgeryBiostatistics


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