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About Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research

Originated as 'Ecole de Medicine de Pondicherry' by the French Government in the year 1823, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) is a medical college located at Puducherry.

This medical college was converted into Dhanvantari Medical College at the time of de facto transfer of Pondicherry to Govt. of India. Later, the college was upgraded to a Regional Postgraduate Centre under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India and renamed as JIPMER in 1964.

JIPMER is an Indian central government funded institute with autonomy to run its internal administration. JIPMER is both an educational institute that imparts undergraduate and postgraduate medical training and a working hospital that provides inexpensive medical care to a large number of patients.

The institute aims to provide a high-quality learning environment for those undertaking taught and research degrees awarded by JIPMER in the Faculty of Medicine and all medical graduates meet the core outcomes set by the Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi.

In July 2008, JIPMER was given the status of an Institution of National Importance (INI) by an Act of Parliament, on the lines of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.

JIPMER is a fully residential leading medical institution with its own campus spread over 195 acres. It has about 200 faculty and 360 resident physicians and over 3,000 nursing, administrative and support staff. Every year it admits 150 undergraduate students and 200 postgraduate students.

MBBS, B.Sc, M.Sc, MD, MS, degree courses are offered in 32 various disciplines. Super speciality departments of Cardiology, Neurology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology& Neonatology, Clinical Immunology, Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Haematology and Surgical Gastroenterology also offer D.M./M.Ch. Courses. Fellowship courses are available in four disciplines. Full-time PhD Programmes are available in six disciplines.

JIPMER imparts undergraduate, postgraduate and super speciality medical training through a working hospital (JIPMER Hospital) with a bed strength of 1500 and a Nursing College.


  • JIPMER seeks to be a model for health systems in India through innovations in education, patient-oriented research, population health and service excellence


  • To develop compassionate, ethically sound health professionals and provide service of the highest order across the healthcare continuum
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery Full Time 5 Years & 6 Months 10+2 & Qualifying Entrance Exam
Docotor of Medicine Full Time 3 Years Bachelor's Degree
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Full Time 3-4 Years 10+2
Master of Science Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Master of Science in Nursing Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Additional Courses
Streams Mode Duration Eligibility
Master of Surgery (MS) Full Time 3 Years Bachelor's Degree In Qualifying Subject
Master of Public Health (MPH) Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree In Qualifying Subject
Master of Chirurgie (M.Ch.) Full Time 3 Years Bachelor's Degree In Qualifying Subject
Post Doctoral Fellowship Courses Full Time 1 Year Master's Degree In Qualifying Subject
Post Basic Diploma in Nursing Full Time 1 Year Bachelor's Degree In Qualifying Subject
Emergency Medical Technician Certificate Course (EMTC) Full Time 1 Year 10+2


This institute offers more courses in various specializations. To know more about the detailed scenario of each & every course, please visit the official website, i.e. http://www.jipmer.puducherry.gov.in

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  • Multipurpose Hall
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  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
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  • Inpatient Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Casualty and Emergency Services
  • Training
  • Operation Theater





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