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JIPMER Pondicherry

Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research or JIPMER started in 1823 when a medical school called "Ecole de Medicine de Pondichery" was established by French government. In November 1956 the Government of India took over the medical college. later on, it was upgraded as a Regional Centre and named as Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research on 13th July 1964.

JIPMER Admission Procedure

JIPMER conducts entrance examination on all India basis and only merit in the Entrance Examination is the criterion for selection.

Admission to the course is made every year. Call for applications will be announced around February every year and all major news papers in India will carry the announcement. Application form and prospectus will be available in JIPMER and can be obtained in person or by post by paying the prescribed fee in cash or by bank demand draft.

JIPMER Eligiblity

Students who are Indian nationals, aged 17 years on or before 1st July and passed Higher Secondary Examination (+2) under 10+2+3 pattern with 50% marks in English and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together are eligible to appear in the Entrance Examination and try their merit.

JIPMER Seats Offered

Open General 14
Open Scheduled Castes 8
Open Scheduled Tribes 4
Pondicherry General 15
Pondicherry Scheduled Castes 5
All India Entrance Test by CBSE 11
Government of India Nomination 18

Total                                          75


JIPMER campus is located in the western entrance of Pondicherry on the highway and spread over 195 acres of sloping land that is a hillock, known in vernacular as ‘Gorimedu’. The campus is self sufficient in many ways and contains well laid roads, green trees & plants apart from Post-Office, Bank, Shopping centre, Hostels, and Residential complex

JIPMER Contacts-

Dhanvantri Nagar, Gorimedu, Pondicherry - 605 006, India

           Telephone Exchange (key board) Lines : 
                   (0413) 2272380 - 90 (11 lines),  2272132, 
                    2272181, 2272337, 2272339, 2272342, 2272738, 2272142(Casualty)            

Fax : (0413) 2272067 (Director), 2272066(Dean), 2272735(M.S.)

           E-mail :