Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER)

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Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry  Pondicherry, Puducherry

 ESTD 1964
 Public College
  MCI Approved

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) , Pondicherry

Abhisek Dogra

Latest Update -  NEET UG Counseling 2023 Schedule for JIPMER MBBS Admission has been released by MCC. Between September 21 and September 23, 2023, online registration for the NEET UG Stray Vacancy Round Counseling 2023 is open. The NEET UG Stray Vacancy Round Counseling Choice-Filling/Locking Period is from September 22, 2023, to September 24, 2023. On September 26, 2023, the results of the Stray Vacancy Round Seat Allotment will be released for the MCC NEET UG Counseling 2023. The seat allocation for the JIPMER INI CET July 2023 Open Round was made public on August 11, 2023. 

Admissions for the July 2023 Session of the Post-Doctoral Fellowship and Post-Doctoral Certificate Courses have begun at JIPMER. The deadline to submit an application is May 10, 2023. 

JIPMER MBBS Admission 2023: JIPMER admissions for MBBS course are determined by NEET entrance exam scorecard. NTA conducted NEET UG 2023 entrance exam on 7th May, 2023. Check NEET Exam Answer Key  

Admission to the MD/MS programme at JIPMER in 2023 will be dependent on performance in the INI CET, which was held on May 7, 2023. The INI CET 2023 results were made public on May 13, 2023.

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) was established in 1823 by the French Government in Pondicherry as Ecole de Medicine de Pondicherry. In 2008, JIPMER was recognized as a national institution by the Indian government’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. JIPMER Puducherry campus is spread over 192 acres. There are 12 main categories of medical, nursing, and allied health science courses that are offered, covering everything from foundational to ultra-specialized training. 

NIRF 2022 ranked JIPMER Puducherry at 6th position in the ‘medicine category’. 

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JIPMER Admission 2023 Important Dates

Listed below are the important dates regarding entrance exams for Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) Admission 2023:



NEET UG 2023 Registration

April 12 – April 15, 2023

NEET UG 2023 Admit Card

May 4, 2023

NEET UG 2023 Exam Date

May 7, 2023

JIPMER PDF/PDCC Admission 2023 Online Registration Start Date

April 13, 2023

Last Date to Apply for JIPMER PDF/PDCC Admission 2023

May 10, 2023 (4:30 PM)

JIPMER PDF/PDCC Online Entrance Exam 2023 Date

May 28, 2023 (9:00 AM – 10:30 AM)

JIPMER Ph.D. Entrance Exam Registration

March 13 – March 26, 2023 (5:00 PM)

JIPMER Ph.D. Entrance Exam Date

April 2, 2023

JIPMER Ph.D. Entrance Exam Result

April 15, 2023

INI CET PG (MS/MD/M.Ch(6 years)/DM(6 years)/MDS)2023 Exam for July Session

May 7, 2023

INI CET PG (MS/MD/M.Ch(6 years)/DM(6 years)/MDS)2023 Admit Card for July Session

May 1, 2023

INI CET PG (MS/MD/M.Ch(6 years)/DM(6 years)/MDS) 2023 Result for July Session

May 13, 2023

INI SSET (DM/M.Ch(3 years)/MD) 2023 exam for the July session

April 29, 2023

INI SSET (DM/M.Ch(3 years)/MD) 2023 result for the July session

May 5, 2023

JIPMER, Pondicherry Highlights



Type | Establishment Year

Autonomous | 1823

Approved By


Admission Mode

Online & Offline

Admission Criteria

Merit & Entrance based

Accepted Entrance

NEET UG, NEET PG, JIPMER entrance exam

NIRF Ranking

6 in Medicine Category

Courses Offered





JIPMER, Pondicherry Courses

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Jimper Pondicherry, offers medical and paramedical courses which includes B. Sc, MBBS, MS, MD, MCh, DM, MDS, Post-doctoral Fellowship (PDF)/Post-doctoral Certificate Courses (PDCC). The courses are mentioned below along with their eligibility criteria and seat intake:

JIPMER Courses


Seat Intake


10+2 in Science & a valid NEET UG score



MBBS from MCI recognized university & valid INI CET score




Admission is through

INI-Super-specialty entrance test (INI-SS)




Admission through the JIPMER entrance examination.



Admission through INI CET


Check- Jimper Pondicherry Courses & Fees

JIPMER, Pondicherry Admissions

The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) admission process is primarily based on the valid scores in entrance exams such as NEET UG, NEET PG, JIPMER entrance exam. Different courses have different admission criteria. Students can apply for admissions in both online as well offline mode. 

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Check out the details about JIPMER admission here.  

JIPMER, Pondicherry Entrance Exam 2023

JIPMER conducts online examinations in two shifts on the same day, with each exam lasting for 2½ hours (Two Hours and Thirty Minutes). The exam is conducted exclusively in English medium. It consists of 200 multiple-choice questions, with each correct response awarded one mark, and there is no negative marking.

The selection of candidates for JIPMER is based on merit, their category, and seat availability. After being selected, candidates are required to undergo a counselling process, verify their credentials, and complete other formalities.

To appear in the JIPMER Entrance Exam, interested candidates need to register online and submit the required entrance exam fee through Net Banking, Credit Card, or Debit Card. The examination fees for different categories are as follows:

  • General/OBC category: INR 1500
  • SC/ST category: INR 1200

Candidates must pay the applicable fee based on their category to complete the registration process for the JIPMER Entrance Examination.

JIPMER, Pondicherry Placements

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) provides its students with placement opportunities through campus placement. Every year, students in their final year take part in the JIPMER placement drive. Businesses pick students through interviews and selection examinations who meet the standards and are recruited. After earning their MBBS degree, students are given a one-year internship at JIPMER with a stipend in accordance with CPC rules. During final placements, the average package given to MBBS students was INR 12 LPA. Top recruiters that visit the campus for placements are Apollo Hospitals, AIIMS, and Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences

JIPMER, Pondicherry Rankings

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education And Research is one of the top ranked public institutions in India. Listed below is the NIRF ranking for JIPMER Puducherry for past few years.

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JIPMER, Pondicherry Infrastructure

The 195-acre campus of the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research is located on a lovely hilltop known as Gorimedu. The site includes a medical college, dormitories, faculty, a nationalised bank branch, two ATMs, students, a post office, playgrounds, a sports field, and both the old and new hospital buildings. Here, the residential area is peaceful and lovely whereas the hospital block is congested. 

Some of the best facilities provided by JIPMER Pondicherry include:

  • Wifi Campus
  • Hostel
  • Library
  • Sports complex
  • Laboratories
  • Canteen

JIPMER, Pondicherry Events

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) Pondicherry promotes holistic development of the students. It organizes and conducts various sports, cultural, and extra-curricular events throughout the year. Listed below are some of the popular events at JIPMER Pondicherry:

Fresher’s Party: Seniors host a meet-and-greet for the incoming juniors to assist them form relationships and learn more about the university. 

Spandan: The student body plans the largest intercollegiate medical school festival in south India. 

Film Fest: To give a fun and enlightening weekend, the film and CD committee organises the film festival every two years.

Holi: At JIPMER, Holi is divided into two halves, i.e. Playing with colours the next morning after a night of cultural activities.

Zest: This cultural competition is evaluated by teachers and include stage performances of dance, mime, skits, Indian, and Western music. 

Graduation Day: This is the main event, giving juniors and seniors a chance to gather and say goodbye to the graduating class. 

LIT-debate competition: The literary and debate committee organises a number of contests and activities for the student body prior to graduation day.

Outgoing Students vs. Staff Sports Competition: In appreciation of the graduating class, students and staff assemble to play a friendly game of volleyball.

Cult Night: Following graduation, the departing class hosts a sizable gathering of instructors, students, and staff. 

Other activities: Interclass literary contests and national holidays are occasionally observed.

JIPMER, Pondicherry Alumni Groups

JIPMER Pondicherry has a strong network of alumni, particularly among those who have graduated from the MBBS course. These alumni have formed various community and organizations to stay connected and contribute to the growth of the institution.

  • The largest online virtual community is called Jipmernet, where alumni from around the world actively participate and engage with each other.
  • The JIPMER Alumni Association (JAA) is the oldest alumni organization, which hosts an annual meet on the first weekend of August at JIPMER. This event brings together alumni from India and abroad to reconnect and share their experiences.
  • There are also regional alumni organizations such as the JIPMER Alumni Association of North America (JAANA), the JIPMER Alumni Association of the United Kingdom (JAAUK), and the JIPMER Alumni Association of North India (JAANI). These regional associations provide a platform for alumni in specific geographical areas to connect, collaborate, and contribute to the advancement of JIPMER’s objectives.

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