JIPMER 2020, substituted by NEET 2020, Admit Cards To be Released in July’s First Week, Go Through the Admission & Counselling Process alongside Important Details

Latest Updates about JIPMER 2020. The news highlights the replacement of JIPMER 2020 by NEET 2020 to be held on 26th July in offline mode.

Now substituted by NEET, JIPMER is a national level entrance test conducted by the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry to search into and enroll the eligible candidate into UG medical MBBS programme. Based on the performance of the candidates and attainment of minimum cut off scores, approx 200 seats are offered through this entrance exam into MBBS programmes in the JIPMER Karaikal, Puducherry campuses or other affiliated medical schools.

JIPMER 2020: Recent Updates

On the confirmation by Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, the JIPMER entrance exam has been substituted by NEET. By replacing JIPMER and AIIMS entrance tests, NEET becomes the only entrance test in the country for enrollments into medical programmes. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test/NEET 2020 will be organised as a national level medical entrance exam once in a Year in pen-paper mode by the National Testing Agency (NTA) to offer admissions in BDS, MBBS and Ayush programs. This year NEET will take place on July 26, 2020.

JIPMER 2020/NEET 2020 Highlights 

Name of the Examination

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Examination Mode 

Offline/Paper-pen based

Examination Level


Frequency of conduct

Once in a year

Programmes offered


Total number of Seats offered for JIPMER MBBS 

JIPMER Puducherry: 150 seats

JIPMER Karaikal: 50 seats

Exam Duration 

3 hours/180 minutes

Language Mediums of examination

English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya, Assamese, and Urdu

Type of Questions


Total Number of MCQs


Total Marks


JIPMER 2020: Eligibility Criteria


  • Indian citizenship
  • Under Foreign Citizenship, proof of registration as OCI u/s 7A of Citizenship Act 1955 is required.
  • Permission from Medical Council of India is required by Foreign National aspirants before application.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Examination: Qualification in 10+2 exam or its equivalent from a recognized board/university.
  • Qualifying Subjects: Physics, Biology/Biotechnology and Chemistry are mandatory subjects with English as elective subject.
  • Qualifying Marks: At least 50% marks in aggregate for UR/General candidates, 40% in aggregate for ST/SC/OBC and reserved category, 45% in aggregate for OPH-General candidates.
  • Appearing aspirants: Candidates appearing for standard 12th exams are also eligible to apply for the test.

Age Criteria:

  • Minimum 17 years of age as on December 31, 2020
  • No upper age limit.
  • No age relaxation for reserved categories.

JIPMER MBBS 2020: Admission Process

NEET has become the only UG medical entrance exam to get admission into the JIPMER MBBS course, so to get enrolled into JIPMER MBBS, aspirants must register and apply for NEET 2020 entrance exam.

Registration on website and Filling the Application Form

Application forms for NEET 2020 were released on December 2, 2019. Interested candidates need to register themselves on the official website of NTA and fill the application form for NEET.

Payment of the Application Fee

After filling the NEET application form, candidates must make the payment of the application fee online using credit card/ debit card/ net banking for the successful submission of application form.

JIPMER 2020: Application Fee


Application Fee

For General and Puducherry-General

INR 1500

For OBC and Puducherry-OBC

INR 1500

For SC/ ST and Puducherry ST/ Puducherry ST

INR 1200

For NRI and OCI

INR 3000

For PWD and Puducherry PWD


Issuance of the Admit Card

Admit cards will be issued only to the successful applicants who have duly filled and submitted the application form and paid the registration fee on or before the last date. NEET 2020 Admit Cards will be issued in the first week of July, 2020.

Appearing for NEET 2020

Candidates must appear and qualify NEET 2020 to get admission in JIPMER MBBS.  Marks or scores of other entrance exams are not acceptable by the institute.

JIPMER 2020 Exam Pattern

A total of 3 hours will be given to the candidates to cover 200 MCQ types questions under 5 sections viz. Physics, Biology, Chemistry, English Language & Comprehension and Logical & Quantitative Reasoning. Four marks will be awarded for each right answer and one  mark will be deducted for each wrong attempt. NEET 2020 exam will be held on July 26 2020.

JIPMER MBBS: Important Dates (NEET 2020)



Official notification

Dec 2, 2019

Commencement of Registration 

Dec 2, 2019

Last date for submission of application form

Jan 6, 2020

Issuance of Admit card 

1st  week of July 2020

NEET 2020 Exam

July 26, 2020

Result Declaration

4th week of August 2020

Commencement of Counselling

4th week of August 2020

Note: These are Tentative dates which are subject to change.

JIPMER 2020:Result

The result for JIPMER 2020 will be announced online in the last week of August by the institute in a PDF format. Based on the categories of candidates, separate lists of JIPMER results will be published only for the candidates who took the entrance test.

JIPMER 2020: Counselling 

The counselling for JIPMER 2020 will begin in an offline mode in the last week of August 2020 for the selected candidates whose names are enlisted in the counselling list that will be displayed after the announcement of JIPMER result. To attend the JIPMER 2020 counselling, the qualified candidates will need to report to the mini auditorium of JIPMER, Puducherry and attend all the four rounds of counselling including the last open round.


How many sections are there in the entrance test of JIPMER?

A total of five sections namely Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English Language and Logical/ Quantitative Reasoning are there in the entrance test of JIPMER 2020.

How many shifts are conducted in organising the JIPMER exam?

Two shifts of morning from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm and after-noon from 03.00 pm to 05.30 pm are conducted in organising the JIPMER exam.

What is the marking Scheme for the JIPMER 2020 exam?

Each correct response will fetch you four (4) marks, One (1) mark will be deducted for each wrong attempt and Zero (0) mark is given for each unanswered question.

What will be the mode of examination for NEET 2020?

NEET 2020 will be conducted in offline/paper-pen based mode.

What is the upper age limit to apply for the JIPMER entrance test?

No upper age limit has been prescribed by the institute to apply for the JIPMER entrance test.

What is the exam date for NEET 2020?

NEET 2020 is scheduled to be held on 26th July 2020 in an offline mode.


IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.


KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.




230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.