Candidates who are aspiring to take admission for the MBBS UG courses in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) Puducherry and Karaikal have to appear for the JIPMER entrance examination. A total number of 200 seats are being offered through this entrance examination. Out of which, 150 seats are in Puducherry campus and the remaining 50 are for the Karaikal campus. Nearly two lakh students appear for JIPMER entrance exams across the country.
In order to be eligible for the admission, every aspirant will have to secure a minimum percentile which is commonly known as JIPMER cut-off. The institute releases the JIPMER entrance exam cut-off marks upon declaration of the result. The admission in both campuses will be granted on the basis of the cut-off. The cut-off varies from year to year on the basis of the performance of candidates in the entrance examination. Keeping that in mind, we have provided all the previous years’ JIPMER cut-off percentile in the following. So that you can gain an idea of the minimum JIPMER qualifying marks required to get admission in the MBBS programmes offered by the institution.
Every year the marks corresponding to the cutoff percentile varies based on different factors such as the number of candidates who appear for the exam, level of difficulty of the question paper etc.
JIPMER cut-off marks usually get released in the month of June every year. But this year the release date of JIPMER medical college cut-off might be delayed due to the recent coronavirus outbreak. Not only this date, but even the exam can also get delayed because of the pandemic across the world.
All the candidates will be able to check the JIPMER MBBS cut off marks 2020 on their website. The cut-off is the minimum percentile that students have to obtain to pass the examination. The cut-off score will be published category wise.
Both the campuses of JIPMER will also reveal their opening and closing ranks to offer admission in MBBS courses. Cut off will be affected by various factors such as the number of students appearing in the exam, difficulty level of the exam, availability of seats, reservation criteria, etc.
JIPMER Previous Years Cut-off
This year’s JIPMER aspirants must check previous years’ cut-off marks to get an idea about the possible JIPMER Cut-off percentile 2020. As various factors depend on the cut-off, candidates must be aware of the number of candidates from previous years’ JIPMER, out of which how many cleared the exam and many more things. Hence it is quite important to know JIPMER last year cut-off. Keeping that in mind, we have provided the category-wise opening and closing rank details for previous years’ JIPMER exam in the following table.
In the year 2018, as many as 1,54,491 candidates appeared for JIPMER entrance test out of which 78,053 students cleared the examination.
JIPMER 2017 Number of Qualifying Candidates:
In 2017, a total of 1,49,369 candidates appeared for the JIPMER 2017 exam. Out of which 57,192 candidates qualified the exam by scoring the minimum required percentile.
JIPMER Cut-off 2016- Closing Rank:
The JIPMER merit list will be prepared based on the marks scored by a candidate in the entrance examination. The list usually gets released by the third week of June. but as mentioned earlier, this year the entire procedure might get delayed due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19. Once the merit list is out, you can check it on the official website of JIPMER.
The list will be available in the PDF format. On the basis of the JIPMER merit list, candidates will be shortlisted and will be called for counselling. The rank letter will also get released by the institute authority later via online mode. As a candidate, you just have to enter your login details to download the rank letter.
As the merit list of JIPMER usually gets released by the third week of June, the entire counselling process will also start from the last week of June. The counselling process is quite lengthy. Hence it is divided into various rounds like the counselling process in 2017 was divided into three rounds to fill in the vacant seats. Even after three to four rounds if the seats remain vacant, in that case, the institute authorities would organise for an open counselling round.
However, the counselling process will be conducted through offline mode. Hence the candidates will have to go through a few steps - biometric fingerprint and document verification. Besides, it is mandatory to carry along all the original documents and photocopies as well for verification purposes. Seats will be allotted as you provided the choice in the application form. But it also depends on the rank, category, and availability of the number of seats. Upon the allotment of seats, candidates will have to report to the respective JIPMER campus (i.e. Puducherry and Karaikanal) to confirm their admission.
As a candidate, it is mandatory for you to be aware of JIPMER cut-off. On the basis of this, you will be granted admission in the MBBS/ BDS programme. You should also be aware of another important fact - everyone who appeared on the medical entrance test and cleared it will not be allowed to participate in the counselling procedure unless there is an open round of counselling.