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Quick Snapshot Date: 08-04-2021

About the College
  1. JIPMER, one of the top government medical colleges in Pondicherry is renowned for MBBS Admission and PG Medical Admission
  2. The Medical College is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI)
  3. The Medical College was established by the French Government in the year 1823
  4. The Medical College became an institution of national importance under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India by an Act of Parliament in 2008
  5. The Medical College has been ranked 1st among the top medical colleges in India under the NIRF in 2019
  6. The Medical College is spread across 195 acres of a picturesque hillock known locally as Gorimedu
  7. Facilities include - Lecture Halls, Central Library, Laboratories, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, JIPMER Auditorium, Food Canteen, JIPMER Hostels for Boys & Girls, Sports & Recreational, Staff Quarters, Bank & ATMs. Post Office
  8. The Medical College is attached to JIPMER Hospital with a bed strength of2059

 

 

Courses and Total Seats Major Branches
MBBS 139 PG Medical Courses Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Bacteriology, Bio-Chemistry, Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, Emergency Medicine, ENT, Forensic Medicine / Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion, Microbiology, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Radio Diagnosis / Radiology, Radiotherapy / Radiation Oncology, Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine, Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine
PG Medical Courses
(MD, MS)
125
JIPMER Seat Distribution 2020-21*
Course For All Indian Nationals
Including OCI
Sponsored Foreign Nationals JNO

JNR

MBBS 0 0 0 134 5
PG Medical Courses 115 5 5 NA NA
*Disclaimer: The distribution of Seats is as per the seat matrix released by the JIPMER for 2020-21 session. The seat distribution is subject to change for the next academic session.
Fee Details 2020-21**
Course For All Indian Nationals
Including OCI
Sponsored Foreign Nationals JNO/JEI

JNR

MBBS NA NA NA Rs. 12,500 $ 75,000
PG Medical Courses Rs. 2,200 Rs. 2,200 Rs. 2,200 NA NA
**Disclaimer: The Fee Structure mentioned here is as per the academic session 2020-21. The fee is subject to vary for the next academic session as decided by the Fee Regulating Authority.
Cutoff Rank 2020-21***
Course UR       EWS OBC SC

ST

MBBS-JEI
(Internal)
15527 24038 24193 75947 103447
MBBS-JNO
(Open)
239 1106 450 5431 12551
MBBS-JNR
(NRI)
5299 NA NA NA NA
PG Medical Courses (Clinical) 214 404 302 1290 4444
PG Medical Courses
(Para-Clinical)
1121 NA 769 1917 NA
PG Medical Courses
(Pre-Clinical)
1283 NA NA NA NA
***Disclaimer: The Cutoff Ranks for each category mentioned here are of First Round Seat Allotment.

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About JIPMER Pondicherry Date: 05-06-2020

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry, one of the top government medical colleges in Pondicherry was originated in 1956 and became an institution of national importance under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India by an Act of Parliament in 2008.

The medical college has been named after India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Since its inception, the medical college has been providing exemplary medical education, training, patient care, quality research and innovations through community collaboration.

 

Affiliation and Recognition

One of the top medical colleges in India, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry is a university by itself and awards its own degrees. In the initial, it was affiliated to the University of Madras and Pondicherry University. The medical college is included in the list of World Directory of Medical Schools and recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

 

Ranking and Collaboration

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry, one of the best medical colleges in Pondicherry has been ranked 1st among the top medical colleges in India under the NIRF in 2019. The medical college has also been ranked 1st among the top medical colleges in India in 2017 by Outlook India and 5th by The Week. The medical college has a tie-up with the Harvard School of Public Health which is a part of the larger MoU between the American Medical School and The Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.


Courses Offered      

Undergraduate Medical Course:

The UG Medical Course offered at the top medical college, JIPMER Pondicherry is a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) with a total intake of 200 MBBS students. The duration of the MBBS course is 4.5 years which includes one year of compulsory internship.


Postgraduate Medical Course:

The PG Medical Courses offered at the government medical college, JIPMER Pondicherry are Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS), Postgraduate Diploma (PG Diploma). The total intake capacity of MD/MS courses is 202 and the PG Diploma course is 20. The duration of the MD/MS course is 3 years and PG Diploma is 2 years.

 

Specializations:

The specializations offered at the best medical colleges in India, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry are as given below:

MD:  Anesthesiology, Bacteriology, Biochemistry, Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, Emergency Medicine, Forensic Medicine, General Medicine, Immuno Hematology & Blood Transfusion, Microbiology, Nuclear Medicine, Pediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Radio-Diagnosis, Radiotherapy, Social & Preventive Medicine, Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases

MS:  Anatomy, Orthopedics, ENT, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics & Gynecology

PG Diploma: Child Health, Clinical Pathology, Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Leprosy, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Public Health, Radio-Diagnosis


Admission Process

Undergraduate Medical Admission Process

Eligibility Criteria

The Candidate seeking MBBS admission in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry must have

  • Completed 17 years of age as on 31 December of the year of MBBS admission
  • Must have passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology at the qualifying entrance exam. In respect of the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (NCL), the minimum marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40% marks for Unreserved and General-EWS Candidates. In respect of PwD candidates, the minimum marks in the qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Botany & Zoology)/Biotechnology taken together shall be 45% instead.

 

MBBS Entrance Exam

NEET UG is a common MBBS entrance exam conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to the MBBS course in medical colleges in India. To secure MBBS seat in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry, the candidate has to qualify in NEET exam with the following percentile: 

  • General Category: 50th percentile
  • SC/ST/OBC Category: 40th percentile
  • PwD Category: 45th percentile


MBBS Admission Process

The process of counselling for MBBS admission in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry is conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). To secure MBBS admission in one of the top medical colleges in Pondicherry, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry, NEET UG qualified candidates to have to participate in the MCC counselling process as per the schedule. The allotment of the MBBS seat will be done based on the NEET rank obtained by the candidate.


Postgraduate Medical Admission Process

Eligibility Criteria

The Candidate seeking PG medical admission in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry must have

  • Passed MBBS from recognized medical college
  • Completed one-year internship on or before 31 March of the year of PG medical admission
  • Registered with State Medical Council/Medical Council of India


PG Medical Entrance Exam

JIPMER PG is a common PG medical entrance exam, conducted by the JIPMER, for admission to PG Medical Courses in medical colleges in India. To secure a PG medical seat in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry, the candidate has to qualify in NEET PG entrance exam with the following percentile:

  • UR/EWS/Inst/OCI/FN/Sponsored Category: 50th percentile
  • SC/ST/OBC - OPH Category: 40th percentile
  • UR/EWS - OPH Category: 45th percentile


 PG Medical Admission Process

The process of counselling for PG medical admission in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry will be conducted by JIPMER. To secure PG medical seat in one of the government medical colleges in India i.e. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry, JIPMER PG qualified candidates to have to participate in the counselling process as per the schedule. The allotment of the PG medical seat will be done based on the category rank obtained by the candidate.


Teaching Hospital

One of the top government medical colleges in India, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry is attached to JIPMER Hospital with the bed strength of 2059. The hospital provides state of the art health care to the patients from Puducherry and many districts of Tamil Nadu as well as patients from other states like - Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and Bihar. JIPMER is the only hospital in southern India which provides free cancer treatment to the poor people.


Infrastructure and Hospital

One of the top medical colleges in India, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry is spread across 195 acres of land in a picturesque hillock known locally as Gorimedu. The medical college has a well-equipped infrastructure and provides many facilities to the medical students such as – Lecture Halls, Central Library, Laboratories, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam JIPMER Auditorium, Food Canteen, Sports, GYM, Staff Quarters, Bank, ATMs, Post Office, etc. The medical college has also a sprawling hostel complex with common facilities and accommodates students in a large capacity.

 

Management Bodies:

  • Medical Superintendent: Dr. Ashok Shankar Badhe
  • President: Dr. V M Katoch
  • Director: Dr. Rakesh Aggarwal
  • Deputy Director: Dr. V. S. Senthil Kumar
  • Dean Research: Dr. R Raveendran
  • Dean Academic: Professor. Pankaj Kundra

Faculty of JIPMER Pondicherry Date: 03-05-2021

Every educational institution requires a team of highly impressive educators to carry out the academic workings of the institution and JIPMER Medical College Pondicherry is no exception either. The college has fostered a team of educated and experienced faculty members who are medically proficient in conducting superior quality practical and theoretical medical classes.

These experts are the sole players who inspire and encourage students to also invest their time and energy in scientific research for holistic medical training. JIPMER Pondicherry takes pride in its long tradition of medical and research excellence as well as the commitment and dedication of its world-class faculty members for guiding the next generation of doctors and scientists.

 

JIPMER Pondicherry faculty details are as follows:

 

Dermatology

The JIPMER Medical College Pondicherry has developed and incorporated various diverse activities and techniques in its curriculum to contribute to the understanding of various dermatologic diseases. Students learn to diagnose, investigate, manage, and treat the various conditions of skin, nail, hair, and other cosmetic issues.

The faculty details are:

Name

Designation

Dr Laxmisha Chandrashekar

HOD

Dr Devinder Mohan Thapa

Professor

Dr Mariette D Souza

Professor

 

General Medicine

One of the pioneer departments of Jawaharlal Medical College Pondicherry, the students of the General Medicine department get to attend theoretical as well as practical classes for the understanding of internal adult medicine. They are also rotated amongst different units for a system-based understanding, to develop communication skills as well as the capacity and competency to treat common medical problems.

The faculty details are :

Name

Designation

Dr D S K Subramanyam

HOD

Dr Abdul Hamide Alias Abdul Moulk

Professor

Dr Ratnakar Sahoo

Associate Professor

Dr Vivek Arya

Assistant Professor

 

General Surgery

The department of General Surgery at JIPMER Pondicherry offers a surgical speciality course, where students learn to perform surgeries catering to a wide range of common diseases as well as learn to provide patient care, before and after the treatment. With the help of skill laboratory classes, the students learn to operate on habitual abdominal complaints such as appendicitis, gallbladder surgeries, hernias, stomach, intestine problems, etc.

The faculty details are:

Name

Designation

Dr Vinod Kumar Ramteke

HOD

Dr K Srinivasan

Professor

Dr D Kadambari

Associate Professor

 

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The Obstetrics and Gynaecology department at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Pondicherry offers a speciality combining both medicine and surgery. Students learn to treat and manage the unexpected challenges that women face such as infertility, pregnancy issues, PCOD, hormonal imbalances, etc.

The faculty details are:

Name

Designation

Dr. Latha Chaturvedula

HOD

Dr. Gowri Dorairajan

Professor

Dr. Mamatha Gowda

Associate Professor

Dr. Anish Keepanasseril

 Assistant Professor

 

Orthopaedics

The faculty of Orthopaedics department at JIPMER Pondicherry conduct classes offering to understand the various problems and diseases that affect the musculoskeletal system. Extensive training is provided to diagnose, treat, and prevent arthritis, knee replacement, hip replacement, injuries to bones, tendons, and nerves.

The faculty details are:

Name 

Designation

Dr. Gopisankar Balaji G 

HOD

Dr. Jagdish Menon

Professor

Dr. Suresh Gandhi B

Associate Professor

 

Ophthalmology

This department of Jawaharlal medical College Pondicherry strives to provide an expansive and high- grade understanding of the eye and its various components with the help of lectures, practical classes, and clinical research projects. The students are acquainted medically and surgically with all the issues that affect the eye like, cataract, vision problems, etc.

The faculty details are:

Name

Designation

Dr. Subashini Kaliaperumal

HOD

Dr.Ramesh Babu K

Professor

Dr.Nirupama Kasturi

Associate Professor

Dr. Amit Kumar Deb

 Assistant Professor

 

Paediatrics

The students of JIPMER Medical College learn to manage medical issues affecting children, infants, and young adults. They learn to perform all kinds of paediatric surgery like paediatric thoracic, paediatric genitourinary, paediatric gastrointestinal, paediatric genitourinary, etc.

The faculty details are :

Name

Designation

Dr Bibekanand Jindal

HOD

Dr. B Vishnu Bhat

Professor

Dr. Deonath Mahto

Assistant Professor

 

Radio Diagnosis

At JIPMER Pondicherry students undertake a wide range of imagining tasks and procedures to obtain images of the various body parts for diagnosing and managing various illnesses. This is one of the most important branches of medicine as it aids in the decision-making process.

The faculty details are :

Name

Designation

Dr. Puran Singh

Professor

Dr. V Bhuvaneswari

Professor

 

The faculty details of other departments are as follows:

Department

 Name

Designation

Anaesthesiology

Dr. A. Vasudevan

HOD

Dr. Hemavathi Balachander

Professor

Emergency Medicine

 Dr. Vivekanandan Pillai. 

HOD

Dr. Elamurugan TP

Associate Professor


Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases

Dr. Vinod Kumar

HOD

Dr Ashok Kumar

Associate Professor

Immunology

Dr. Vir Singh Negi

HOD

Dr. Chengappa K G

Assistant Professor

ENT

Dr. Sunil Kumar Saxena

HOD

Dr Arun Alexander

Professor

Anatomy

Dr. M. Sivakumar

HOD

Dr Aravindhan K

Professor

Biochemistry

Dr. Sharbari Basu 

HOD

Dr. Zachariah Bobby

Professor

Community Medicine

 Dr. M Bala

HOD

Dr Gautam Roy

Professor

Forensic Medicine

Dr. Siddhartha Das

HOD

Dr. Kusa Kumar Shaha

Professor

Microbiology

Dr Jharna Mandal

HOD

Dr Sujatha Sistla

Professor

Pathology

Dr. Debdatta Basu

HOD

Dr. Surendra Kumar Verma 

Professor

Pharmacology

 Dr. M. Jayanthi

HOD

Dr. R. Raveendran

Professor

Physiology 

Dr Pravati Pal

HOD

Dr Girwar Singh Gaur

Professor

Facilities at JIPMER Pondicherry Date: 03-05-2021

One of the top medical colleges in India, JIPMER Medical College Pondicherry is situated on 195 acres of land in a picturesque hillock, locally known as Gorimedu.JIPMER Pondicherry believes that infrastructural facilities and amenities play a vital role in improving the proficiency and efficiency of both students and teachers. In fact, it believes that the college facilities have a major impact on the mental and physical wellbeing of the students.

Hence, to ensure the irrepressible physical and mental health of the students, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Pondicherry has incorporated a number of academic and recreational solutions with the aim to provide the students with a healthy and dynamic learning environment that will lead to improvement in competency levels as well as the overall health of the students.

 

JIPMER Pondicherry Facilities:

 

Lecture Halls

The concept of effective learning has been applied while designing the spacious, ultra- modern, and fully air-conditioned lecture halls at JIPMER Medical College Pondicherry. These smartly designed classrooms contain every essential element required to optimize the learning experience that takes place between the teachers and the students. All the lecture halls have brilliant seating flow, comfortable and supportive chairs that elicit awareness, flexible seats, etc., ensuring the fact JIPMER Medical College Pondicherry provided comfort and ease, even inside the lecture rooms. Various environmental factors have also been taken into consideration such as central air-conditioning and a rich amount of natural light. Lastly, to sustain and thrive in the fast-paced technological world, JIPMER Pondicherry has made sure that all its lecture halls consist of modern and advanced devices such as computers, laptops, projectors, screens, audio-visual aids, etc. to certify that the students are exposed to an interactive and innovative form of learning that leads to a better understanding of the topic and ultimately increase in academic performances.

 

Central Library

The central library of JIPMER Medical College Pondicherry is a storehouse of information ad resources and is one of the crucial components of the esteemed medical college. The library caters to all the academic requirements of the students of both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The management of JIPMER Medical College Pondicherry has designed this highly sophisticated library while keeping various factors in mind. By constructing a
good ventilation system and a number of sources allowing natural light to enter the space, the library of JIPMER Pondicherry offers a pleasant reading experience to its students and other members of the college. In addition to that, the separate reading sections ensure privacy and space for proper self-directed learning. The grand collection of the library includes books, literature, texts, titles, national and international journals, articles, magazines, artifacts, etc. on various pre-clinical, para-clinical, and clinical topics as well as other allied health sciences. Moreover, the digital library at JIPMER Medical College Pondicherry contains a rich number of electronic journals, e-books, software, etc. that allows both students and faculty members coherent access to a large and organized storehouse of information and knowledge.

 

Clinical Laboratories

The competency of any medical institute can be understood through the construction and maintenance of its clinical laboratories. JIPMER Pondicherry has incorporated ultra-modern and advanced skill laboratories at its premise that contain all the latest tools, equipment, and facilities required for proper practical demonstrations and practices. These state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratories at JIPMER Medical College Pondicherry provide the students with a place to practice, improve, and develop their clinical and surgical skills in a safe and risk- free environment. The students are privileged to have space where they can work on their basic and advanced surgical abilities and techniques by performing them on manikins and artificial humans beforehand that ultimately results in a thorough practical learning experience minus the mishaps, patient discomforts, and mistakes. Such an innovative form of
learning and teaching is the reason why JIPMER Pondicherry has proven time after time that its commitment to offer world-class academic opportunities surpasses all its other desires.

 

Research Laboratories

The research laboratories of JIPMER Medical College Pondicherry are another well-equipped academic facility offered to the students and members of the college. These advanced laboratories are responsible for planning, developing, and carrying out all the research activities of the college. These laboratories have been established to cultivate and foster rich and strong research culture among the members of the college. The esteemed institution is aware of the growing importance of gaining skills and knowledge through scientific experiments along with the integral role technology plays in fabricating this process. Hence, it has furnished its research laboratories with the latest quality of resources that gives students first-hand experience and makes the learning process more interesting and effective.

 

Hostels

The Hostels of JIPMER are under the overall supervision of the Dean (Academic). The college has a number of hostels for Undergraduate students, Postgraduate students, and Resident Doctors. The types of accommodation available are Single Occupancy, Double Occupancy and Triple Occupancy.

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