Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry

JIPMER Pondicherry - Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research

  • Pondicherry, Puducherry
  • ESTD 1823
  • DCI , MCI , UGC
  • Autonomous University

Facilities available in University

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
5Years 6Months Full Time 145 Seats Per Course
Examination Date
9.0 ₹7,518 per year Apply Now
Bachelor in Audiology and Speech - Language Pathology [BASLP]
3Years Full Time 4 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹7,177 per year Apply Now
3Years Full Time 1 Seats Per Course
04-Mar-2019 -10-Apr-2019
Application Form Date
9.0 ₹8,310 per year Apply Now
Master of Science [M.Sc]
2Years Full Time 5 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹6,010 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]
3Years Full Time 4 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹6,093 per year Apply Now
Master of Public Health [MPH]
3Years Full Time 30 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹1,768 per year Apply Now
Master of Science [MS] (Otorhinolaryngology)
3Years Full Time
9.0 ₹3,810 per year Apply Now
Doctorate of Medicine [M.D]
3Years Full Time
04-Mar-2019 -10-Apr-2019
Application Form Date
9.0 ₹3,810 per year Apply Now
Master of Chirurgiae [M.Ch]
3Years Full Time 1 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹8,310 per year Apply Now
3Years Full Time 1 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹6,100 per year Apply Now

View All Courses


Dr. Subhash Chandra Parija
Mr. Parkash Chand
Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy
Mr. Zachariah Bobby
Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry
Bhawana Badhe
Professor and Head, Department of Pathology
Gitanjali B
Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology
Gopalakrishnan M S
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Mr. Subashini Kaliaperumal
Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Jagdish Menon
Professor and Head, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Kumaravel S
Associate Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery

About University

Marked as an “Institute of National Importance” which imparts undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) medical training, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) is also a residential working hospital which provides medical care facility to a large number of patients.

JIPMER offers M.B.B.S., B.Sc., M.Sc., M.D./ M.S degree courses in 37 different disciplines along with selected super speciality, fellowship, PG Diploma and certificate programmes. Admission to all the Courses offered by the university is done through the JIPMER Entrance Exam,conducted online across various centers in India. Full-time Ph.D Programs are available in eight disciplines as on date.

JIPMER Admissions

JIPMER UG Admissions

Application forms for all the UG programmes viz. MBBS, B.Sc Nursing and B.Sc (Allied Medical Sciences) can be obtained through the official institute website i.e. www.jipmer.edu.in. Final selection of candidates is done on the basis of their performance in JIPMER entrance exam. Academic year for the courses is commenced from the month of August every year whereas the closing date for JIPMER Admissions is Sep 30, 2016.

JIPMER PG Admissions

  • Admissions to MD/MS programme is done twice a year viz. January and July sessions. Call for applications are announced in the month of October and April every year. Online registration of applications can be done through JIPMER login IDfrom the official website.
  • Entrance exam for MD/MS is conducted in the last week of November/May depending upon the session. Commencement of courses usually takes place in the first week of January/ July every year.
  • In case of M.Sc programmes, applications are invited once a year and JIPMER entrance exam is conducted in the month of July. Academic session for the course is commenced during first week of August.

JIPMER PhD Admissions

Admissions to the doctoral programme (PhD) which is offered in 8 disciplines, is done annually during the month of July. Call for applications are announced in the month of May every year and interested students can fill the prescribed JIPMER application form through the official institute website. Entrance exam is usually held in the month of June and academic session begins from July every year.

JIPMER Entrance Exam

JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam: The online entrance test of 150 minutes duration is usually conducted in the month of May/ June every year across multiple cities of India. The examination is conducted in ENGLISH medium only and consists of 200 MCQs (Physics-60Q, Chemistry-60Q, Biology-60Q, Logic and Quantitative Reasoning-10Q, English and Comprehension-10Q )

JIPMER MD/MS Entrance Exam: The entrance examination of 3 hours duration will be conducted online in a single shift on December 11, 2016 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm). Entrance Test will be conducted across 17 cities in India including Lucknow, Mohali and Guwahati. The Entrance Examination will consist of 250 MCQs with 4 marks for each correct answer and one mark deducted for every wrong response.

JIPMER DM/ M.Ch Entrance Exam: The computer based exam of 90 minutes duration will be conducted on December 11, 2016 (3:00 pm – 04:30 pm). Entrance Test will be conducted in 9 cities across India including Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai. The online exam will consist of 100 MCQs where 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and one mark will be deducted for every wrong response.

Note: For appearing in any of the JIPMER entrance exams, interested candidates can register online and submit the required entrance exam fee through Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card.

JIPMER Results

JIPMER Entrance Exam results are usually declared within several days of the online test and merit list is published on the official institute website (jipmer.edu.in). Merit list is drawn based on minimum required percentile (category wise) as directed by the institute.

JIPMER results include the marks/ percentile scored by the candidate and the corresponding rank obtained. Downloadable rank letter will be hoisted on website 3 days after the publication of merit list. Candidate can check their score card and download the rank letter by entering the provided application sequence number/ User ID along with the password.

Those who clear the qualifying cut off marks and placed in the JIPMER Merit list should attend the further counselling process as per the announcement made on the JIPMER website.

More About College

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) is one of the leading medical institutions of India. It was established on 1st of January, 1823 as "Ecole de Médicine de Pondichéry" as a medical school by the French imperial government in India to train French citizens. In 1956, the Government of India took over administration of Pondicherry from the French and changed its name to “Dhanvantri Medical College". After the death of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964, it wa s rechristened to "Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research". Presently the institution is unanimously known by the acronym JIPMER.

  • In 2008, it was given the status of Institute of National Importance by an act of parliament.
  • It imparts undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma degrees in the field of medical. All the degrees are approved by Medical Council of India.
  • Admission to all these courses is done through an Entrance Examination conducted by JIPMER at various centers in India once a year.
  • It has approx. 350 teaching staff & 2500 admin staff. It intakes approx. 140 undergraduates, 75 post graduates & 18 doctorial students every year.
  • JIPMER is both an educational institute that offers undergraduate and postgraduate medical training and a working hospital that provides inexpensive medical care to patients. The hospital is tertiary care referral hospital that is under administrative control of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
  • JIPMER is a residential medical institution with its own campus spread over 195 acres. The campus is located in an urban locale of Puducherry (formerly Pondicherry) and is 170 kms by road from Chennai.

Academic Overview: JIPMER imparts Undergraduate, Postgraduate degrees with 28 academic departments and Super Specialty Medical Training through a working hospital (JIPMER Hospital), and a Nursing College, B.Sc. Nursing and Medical Lab Technology Courses and PG Degree Courses in 22 disciplines are offered. Except this Full-time Ph.D. Programs are available in eight disciplines. Departments at JIPMER comprises of Pre & Para Clinical, Surgical and Medical departments. There are also some advanced centers. Some of these centers and departments are-

  • Department of Anatomy
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Department of Cardiology
  • Healthy Lifestyle Center
  • Regional Cancer Center

Researches: The institute demeanors research keenly in public health, modern medicine, and medical education. A research body of the institute looks after the research happenings. The college organizes various workshops, conferences, seminars and training courses every year. The teaching staff and the students publish research papers frequently in national and international journals. JIPMER has setup various research committees for facilitating research. Some of them are-

  • Jipmer Scientific Advisory Committee (JSAC)
  • Institute Bio-Safety Committee (IBSC)
  • Institute Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC)
  • Institutional Committee for Stem Cell Research and Therapy (IC-SCRT)
  • Postgraduate Reasearch Monitoring Committee (PRMC)
  • Undergraduate Reasearch Monitoring Committee (URMC)

​Infrastructure: The campus of JIPMER is stretched out over an area of 195 acres at beautiful hillock basically known as Gorimedu. The campus comprises of medical college, hostels, faculty, a branch of nationalized bank, two ATM’S, students, A Post office, playgrounds, sporting field& old & new hospital blocks. Here the hospital block is crowded while the residential section is quit & idyllic.

Hospital: JIMPER has a tertiary care referral Hospital. Hospital has all the facilities that are needed in a super speciality hospital. It has 1790 beds and 852 autopsies. Thousands of patients are daily admitted to the hospital and various investigations under the different departments of hospitals are done.

Events: The JIPMER organizes various events throughout the academic year. Some of them are academic and some are cultural, sports and extracurricular. Spandan is the main annual festival of the college.

  • Spandan: It is the annual festival of JIPMER. It is organized for seven days in the month of August or September. It includes cultural events, sports events, literary events and entertainment shows. It witnesses thousands of students from all across the country participating in various events.


  • It has been ranked at 4th by India Today in 2013.
  • Outlook India has ranked it 4th among Top Medical Colleges of India in 2012.

Add Your Comment Displaying 0 Comments

Leave a comment

(Will not be published) (Required)

Contact Details

Phone No: 0413-2298288
Dhanvantri Nagar, Gorimedu
Pondicherry - 605006
Puducherry , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Gorimedu Bus Stop bus stand 0.30Km
Locate on Map with Direction

University Hostel

Hostel For : Female ₹14 K
Hostel For : Male ₹14 K

Subscribe to News Letter