JIPMER releases Instructions for conducting MD, MS, DM, MCh, PDCC medical classes
Puducherry: Through a recent notification, the JIPMER has released Instructions for the mode of conducting the classes for PG students enrolled into MD, MS, DM, MCh and PDCC courses.
The Dean Academic, via the notice, has directed all the Heads of the Departments to continue the teaching programmes for MD / MS, DM / MCh & PDF / PDCC courses either online or with students present in the class depending upon the space available to maintain a safe physical distance as per COVID- 19 prevention guidelines.
Departments are also encouraged to adopt a hybrid system where some students can be online while other can be present in the classroom during teaching sessions during this pandemic situations, the notice further added.
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 1956 foundation for new medical college was laid and in 1964, hospital was inaugurated. JIPMER became an institution of national importance under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India in the year 2008. 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.