According to the official, JIPMER expects as many as 2 lakh candidates to register for the online examination. He also said the number of registered candidates last year was 1,97,745.
A Times of India report suggested the candidates will be given chance to register for JIPMER MMBS entrance examination till April 12, 2019 for the exam scheduled in June.
Last year, the JIPMER registration had started on March 7 and was concluded on April 13. The entrance examination was held on June 3 and results were declared on June second week.
Apart from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) MBBS and National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) UG exam, JIPMER MBBS is the only other national level entrance test held in the country for admission to an undergraduate medical programme.
Through JIPMER MBBS 2019, students are admitted to JIPMER Puducherry and JIPMER Karaikal.