JIPMER: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ayesha Taneem Ayesha Taneem | Sep 15, 2023
Ayesha Taneem
Ayesha Taneem

Updated on - Sep 15, 2023

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JIPMER was set up by the French Government in 1823. It has been marked as an “Institute of National Importance” which imparts undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) medical training. It is also a residential working JIPMER Hospital which provides medical care facility to many patients. Admissions 2024 are ongoing. Admissions to courses like MBBS, MD/MS and B.Sc/M.S are done based on JIPMER entrance examinations.

JIPMER keeps on positioning among the top best five clinical schools in the nation. The model of giving free strength medical care while keeping up quality and wellbeing makes the institute a remarkable model in the nation. Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research is seeing development as new grounds like JIPMER Puducherry outreach focus at Yanam separated from the destined-to-be-charged screening OPD square and super forte augmentation block.

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JIPMER Quick Insights

JIPMER was set up in the year 1823. The highlights of the college such as recognition, university type, approvals, facilities, etc are mentioned below

Year of Establishment 1823
Accreditation NAAC
Affiliation MCI
Recognition NIRF
Courses offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral
Campus Area 192 Acres
Location Puducherry, Insdia

JIPMER Admission Dates 2024

Some of the tentative dates regarding JIPMER Puducherry admission 2024 are given below

Event Date

MBBS course commencement date (Tentative)

November 02, 2024

Last date to apply for Phd

November 09, 2024

NEET UG Round 2 Seat Allotment Result Released

November 16, 2024

NEET-PG Mop-Up Round last date for choice filling & choice locking

November 16, 2024

INI CET 2024 exam (for 2024 admission)

November 13, 2024

Publication of Phd eligible candidates' list

November 16, 2024

PI of PhD (Tentative)

December 19, 2024

Result of PhD admission

December 22, 2024

JIPMER Ranking

JIPMER has been securing the highest positions in the field of technical education. It is acknowledged by different national and international institutions and organizations for its excellent support to various fields. Below is an overview of the JIPMER ranking.

  • JIPMER has ranked 54th in the overall category by NIRF ranking 2022
  • The institute has secured 6th position in the medical category by the NIRF ranking 2022
  • JIPMER has secured 8th position in the medical category by the NIRF ranking 2021
  • JIPMER has secured 8th position in the medical category by the NIRF ranking 2020

JIPMER Courses

JIPMER is well known for its UG and PG medical courses. It runs an MBBS course taking 150 students each year after a nationally held entrance exam In addition, postgraduate programs (MD/ MS) are offered in 23 disciplines, Super Specialty programs (DM/ MCh) in 10 and 7 disciplines respectively, Ph.D. programs in 8 disciplines and Fellowship courses in 4 disciplines.

JIPMER also conducts other courses including B.Sc Nursing (75 seats/year), 5 MSc Nursing, 10 B.Sc Allied Medical Sciences (58 seats), 5 M.Sc Allied Medical Sciences, and MPH (25 seats/ year). JIPMER conducts a nationally acclaimed ten-day National Course on Educational Science for Teachers of Health professionals twice a year. The NTTC is the only one among the five such centers to continue its National Course and to date, more than 1600 participants have been trained in education technology.

JIPMER Pondicherry offers the following courses

Courses Duration Selection Criteria
B.Sc 3 Years 10+2  examination with 60% marks + NEET scores
M.Sc 2 Years Bachelor's Degree + JIPMER Entrance Exam
MBBS 5 Years Bachelor's Degree + NEET scores
MD 3 Years Bachelor's Degree + JIPMER Entrance Exam
MS 3 Years Bachelor's Degree + JIPMER Entrance Exam

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JIPMER Fee Details

JIPMER offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate programs in various fields. Here are some of the fee details for the various courses that the insitute offers

Courses Total Tuition Fee
B.Sc INR 13,100
M.Sc INR 11,400
MBBS INR 31,000
MD INR 30,279
MS INR 33,600

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JIPMER Departments

JIPMER has various departments for various courses like science, medical, dental etc. Students can study M.Sc, Ph.D., MS, MD, MBBS, etc in the different departments. The departments are designed to offer value education in the related field. Given below are the main departments available by the institute


Clinical Immunology

Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Medical Gastroenterology Neurology Nuclear Medicine
Pediatrics Nephrology Medical Oncology
Neonatology Dermatology & STD Endocrinology

JIPMER Admission

JIPMER Admission 2024 are ongoing. Admissions to courses like MBBS, MD/MS and B.Sc/M.S are done on the basis of JIPMER entrance examinations. Admission to the B.Sc program is granted based on the entrance exam that is conducted online. The candidates who secured valid scores are eligible for the MCC counselling where they will have to select JIPMER Pondicherry as their choice of the institute. Candidates applying for undergraduate or postgraduate courses are required to visit the centre and make the application after consulting the counsellor.

JIPMER Eligibility Criteria

JIPMER offers various courses. Admission to the courses is based upon strict eligibility criteria and if a student fails to prove eligibility then his/her admission application will be rejected for the courses offered by the university. Below is a list of a few courses offered by JIPMER with their eligibility criteria

MBBS Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must be a Citizen of India.
    The candidate's age criteria must have completed 17 years of age.
  • The candidate must have passed in PCB and English with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% and 40% in case of SC/ST and PwD candidates respectively).
  • Candidate must have valid NEET score.

MD/MS Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must be an Indian National (IN) or Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) or Foreign Nationals (FN).
  • The candidates must have an MBBS or an equivalent Degree recognized by the Medical Council of India.
  • The candidates must have scored a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate in MBBS. (50% marks for SC/ST candidates)

Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria

  • A degree in Doctor of Medicine (DM) or Master of Chirurgie (MCh) or Master of Surgery (MS) or Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations or equivalent degree OR
  • A degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

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Why Choose JIPMER?

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) can trace its origins to the ‘Ecole de Medicine de Pondicherry’ established by the French Government in 1823. In the wake of the ‘de facto’ transfer of Pondicherry to the Government of India, the college was briefly named Dhanvantri Medical College, before being upgraded to a Regional Postgraduate Centre under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (DGHS), Government of India and renamed JIPMER.

It is an institution established for teaching, research and patient care in the area of health. JIPMER spreads over 192 acres. The institution houses one administrative block, one academic centre, one nursing college, seven hospital blocks, seven accessory services buildings and four residential complexes. 12 broad types of medical, nursing and allied health science courses covering all disciplines in healthcare from basic to super speciality training are conducted.

JIPMER Academic Advantages

  • JIPMER is one among the very few institutions in the country which is providing teaching from undergraduate to superspeciality & sub-specialties, conducting path breaking research and providing specialty care of high order.
  • The model of providing free specialty health care while maintaining quality and safety makes JIPMER a unique model in the country. JIPMER’s success in providing best treatment even to the least affordable in the society makes it a model of speciality care delivery of the future.
  • JIPMER continues to rank among the top best five medical schools in the country. JIPMER is witnessing expansion in the form of new campuses like JIPMER Karaikkal, JIPMER outreach centre at Yanam apart from the soon to be commissioned screening OPD block and superspeciality extention block.
  • Conceptual plans for Puducherry second campus for Institute of organ transplantation and Institute of advanced trauma and rehabilitation were initiated during this period.


The Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research cut off are based on NEET and NEET PG exams. Students aspiring to study at JIPMER must fulfill the following criteria

  • Candidates are required to obtain minimum qualifying percentile marks in NEET 2020 exam
  • Applicants belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC must score marks equal to the 40th percentile to be considered for AIQ and state counseling.
  • Candidates from the Unreserved category must score equal to the 50th percentile to be eligible for counseling and admission to the college.

JIPMER Puducherry MS Cutoff 2022

MS/ MCh/ DM Specialisations Cut Off Rank
Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology 123
General Medicine 32
General Surgery 285
Immuno Hematology & Blood Transfusion 1037
Microbiology 2197
Obstetrics & Gynaecology 224
Ophthalmology 352
Orthopaedics Surgery 187
Pathology 1106
Pulmonary Medicine 166
Radiation Oncology 530
Radiodiagnosis 33

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JIPMER Results

JIPMER Entrance Exam results are usually declared within several days of the online test and merit list is published on the official website. Merit list is drawn based on a 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. A downloadable rank letter will be hoisted on website 3 days after the publication of merit list. Candidate can check their scorecard and download the rank letter by entering the provided application sequence number/ User ID along with the password.

JIPMER Infrastructure

The campus of JIPMER Puducherry is spread over an area of 192 acres. It has all the infrastructural facilities inside the campus which a student might require. A few of them are listed below

  • Classrooms
  • Library
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Wifi Enabled Campus
  • Sports
  • Medical Hospital
  • Library
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria

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JIPMER Placements

JIPMER Pondicherry placement places 88% of its students annually in reputed healthcare organisations of the country. Respected hospitals like Apollo Hospitals and AIIMS offer attractive employment opportunities to graduates during the JIPMER Pondicherry placement drive. The highest and average salaries extended to the candidates vary with the course and the sector they are hired in. Private hospitals pay more handsomely than government sectors.

  • The highest package offered was INR 24.0 LPA
  • The average package offered was INR 12.0 LPA

JIPMER Top Recruiters

Some of the major recruiters include

Apollo Hospitals AIIMS
Indian Council of Medical Research

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JIPMER Scholarships

awaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry offers scholarships to eligible candidates. JIPMER Puducherry scholarship is offered based on the student’s academic performance, category, and economic situation. Candidates applying for the scholarship must satisfy the eligibility criteria set for the scholarship. Further details about the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research scholarship are given below

Scholarship Description

Top Class Education for SC Students

The National Scholarship Portal offers a fresh scholarship proposal under the central scholarship scheme of “Top Class Education for SC Students”. Students of JIPMER are eligible for this scholarship. Eligible and interested students can apply for the JIPMER Pondicherry scholarship through the National Scholarship official portal.

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JIPMER Collaborations

JIPMER has collaborated with various national universities for the benefit of research and education. Some of them are

National Collaborations

  • United India Insurance company Ltd
  • TTK Healthcare TPA private Ltd.
  • National centre for Disease Informatics and research National cancer Registry programme (ICMR)
  • The Rotary Club of Pondicherry Beach Town, Puducherry
  •  Sanjeevani Life Beyond Cancer (SLBC)


The alumni stay in contact with the institute and faculty members who ensure that their college students get many expert achievements. A few notable alumni of JIPMER are

Notable Alumni Profession
Nivedita Nanda Researcher
Abdoul Hamide Researcher
Santhosh Satheesh Researcher
K R Balakrishnan Transplant surgeon
Ajoy Kumar Former Member of the Lok Sabha

JIPMER Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 1:8
Total Faculty 350
Year of Establishment 1964
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 1571
Total Area (In Acre) 192 Acres
Website http://jipmer.edu.in/
Accredited by NAAC
Recognised by MCI

JIPMER Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#2 in 2023 Medical
#5 in 2023 Medical
#4 in 2022 Medical
#4 in 2021 Medical
#3 in 2020 Medical

JIPMER Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BSc -- 3 Years
MPH -- 2 Years
MBBS -- 5 Years 5 Months
DM -- 3 Years
MD -- 3 Years
Master of Chirurgiae [M.Ch] -- 3 Years
MSc -- 2 Years
M.S -- 3 Years
BASLP -- 4 Years
Executive MBA -- 1 Year

JIPMER Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by JIPMER

Executive MBA

Offline On Campus

MS [Master of Surgery]

Offline On Campus

DM [Doctorate of Medicine]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: NEET

MPH [Master of Public Health]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted by JIPMER


Exam Date: May 05, 2024


What type of courses are offered by JIPMER?

JIPMER is well known for its UG and PG medical courses. In addition, postgraduate programs (MD/ MS) are offered in 23 disciplines, Super Specialty programs (DM/ MCh) in 10 and 7 disciplines respectively, Ph.D. programs in 8 disciplines and Fellowship courses in 4 disciplines.


Yes, MBBS admission at JIPMER is done based on NEET UG scores.

Does JIPMER provide scholarships to its students?

Yes, JIPMER Puducherry scholarship is offered based on the student’s academic performance, category, and economic situation. Candidates applying for the scholarship must satisfy the eligibility criteria set for the scholarship.

Is there hostel facilities for students in JIPMER?

Yes, the hostel facilities are provided to the students who got admission in JIPMER for any full-time course. The hostel complex provides a common mess, a single room for girls students, and a gym area.

Is JIPMER a government college?

Yes, JIPMER is a central government institute run by MOH, India.

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Reviewed on Apr 26, 2018
3.5 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus
2.5 Placements
4 Academics

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Nivetha Baskaran Batch 2020 MBBS [Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery]
Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018
4 Placements
5 Fees
4.5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

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Siona Telore Batch 2021 BPT [Bachelor of Physiotherapy]
Reviewed on May 12, 2017

Entrance Exams & Admissions : We should qualify in NEET UG 2017 to get admission at JIPMER.    

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Reviewed on Apr 26, 2017

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Reviewed on May 14, 2016
4 Academics

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