All About JIPMER Pondicherry


JIPMER, Pondicherry or Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry was established in 1823 by the French government as a medical institute offering research and allied medical courses. The institute was declared as the  “The Institute of National Importance” by the Indian Government under the Parliament Act.

JIPMER, Puducherry offers admission for 150 seats available for undergraduate degree programmes. The JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam is the gateway for medical aspirants for getting admissions in JIPMER medical college in India.


  • 1 in South India (NIRF Ranking 2018)
  • 5 (India Today)

Accreditation: Public University MCI accredits the college under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

JIPMER, Pondicherry Medical College

The JIPMER, Pondicherry aims to provide a high-quality learning environment for those undertaking taught and research degrees awarded by JIPMER in the Faculty of Medicine. Teaching and Training for M.B.B.S. Degree at JIPMER are focused on health improvement, disease prevention, and cure. All medical graduates have to meet the core outcomes set by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

JIPMER is the institue of National Importance. It awards its own degrees. Offering a number of medical and paramedical courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Admission to the courses are made on the all-India basis and strictly on the basis of merit through entrance examinations.

Departments JIPMER Puducherry

The JIPMER Pondicherry campus currently has 11 medical departments. The institute encompasses all medical science, applied science, and health etc. Each of the departments is notable for excellent faculty, the curriculum offered, the research it conducts.

  • College of Nursing
  • Pre & Para Clinical
  • Surgical
  • Medical and etc.

For detailed information about each department visit the official website

Official JIPMER Department List

JIPMER, Pondicherry

The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry is a medical college in India. It is located at the capital of the union territory of Puducherry, in southern India.

The Medical college is India gain its importance in the year 2008 when the Indian Government declared it as the Institute of National Importance.

The JIPMER, Puducherry is both an educational institute that imparts undergraduate, postgraduate medical training, and a working hospital providing inexpensive medical care to a large number of patients. It is in the direct administrative control of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Every year JIPMER Puducherry admits 150 undergraduate students and 200 postgraduate medical students. The medical institute houses the country’s top doctors and medical facilities.

Courses at JIPMER, Puducherry

  1. Undergraduate – MBBS, B.Sc Nursing, and B.Sc Allied medical sciences.
  2. Post-Graduate- MD, MS, MSc, MDS, MPH,
  3. Superspeciality- DM, MCH
  4. Doctoral(Ph.D)
  5. Fellowship

The JIPMER Puducherry awards post-graduate degrees in different
specialties /super specialties.

JIPMER Puducherry Course List

JIPMER Cut Off Previous Years

Given below are the opening and closing 2017 rank of JIPMER medical college cut off for Puducherry and Karaikal campus.

Category Round 1
Puducherry Karaikal
Opening Cut Off Closing Cut Off Opening Cut Off Closing Cut Off
Unreserved 3 102 164 288
OBC 16 60 61 104
SC 1 28 30 45
ST 2 18 30 45
PUR 1 26 28 48
POBC 11 23 24 28
PSC 3 9 10 11
Round 2
Puducherry Karaikal
Unreserved 104 105 145 320
OBC 70 79 115 115
SC 24 25 57 78
Round 3
Puducherry Karaikal
Unreserved 112 112 133 133
OBC 134 134
Open Round Puducherry Karaikal
UR 756

Intake- 150 Students in the undergraduate degree programmes and 200 for the postgraduate programmes.

Facilities:  The JIPMER Academic Centre, new hostel complex for undergraduates/postgraduates, a common wellness center including a gymnasium, dining hall, and other amenities.

JIPMER Admission Process

JIPMER Seat Reservation 2019

*JIPMER Category-wise Seat Reservation 2019
S.No Categories JIPMER Puducherry JIPMER Karaikal Total
1 Unreserved (UR) 55 19 74
2 OBC 28 9 37
3 SC 15 5 20
4 ST 7 2 9
5 Puducherry – UR 22 9 31
6 Puducherry- OBC 10 3 13
7 Puducherry-SC 5 1 6
8 Puducherry- ST 3 1 4
9 NRI/OCI 5 1 6
*Orthopedically Handicapped OPH Seat Reservation
Category Puducherry Karaikal Total
1 OPH 5 1 6
2 P-OPH 2 2
Total 7 1 8

*The seat reservation is subject to change.

JIPMER Admissions: The JIPMER offers admission to a candidate on the basis of their scores in the JIPMER entrance exam and the eligibility requirements. The candidate fulfilling all the eligibility conditions and clearing the exam will get the admission in JIPMER colleges. To know the details of JIPMER admissions process click here:


JIPMER MBBS Medical Colleges in India- Fees 2019

The JIPMER being the Institue of National Importance follow the government rules and regulations of education and fee structure.

S.No JIPMER Fee Structure Description Fees in Rupees (p.a)
1 Admission Fee (payable at the time of admission once) 4,000
2 Academic Fee 1,400
3 Student Union Fee 2,000
4 Learning Resources Fee 2,000
5 Corpus fund on Academic Fee 70
6 I.T. Charges 2,000
7 Student Identity Card 150
8 Total 11,620
JIPMER Hostel Fee Structure
1 Establishment Charges 6,000
2 Hostel Caution Deposit 5,000
3 Hostel Mess Deposit 3,000
4 Total 14,000

The prime focus of the Institute (JIPMER) is to be a model for the health system in India through innovations in education, patient-oriented research, population health, and service excellence medical institute in India.

Contact Information:

Address: JIPMER,
Dhanvantri Nagar,
Puducherry-605 006

Office Superintendent: 0413-2298288, 0413-2912111