MBBS seats increased at JIPMER, Puducherry gets 37, Karaikal 12
Puducherry: The number of MBBS seats in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) has been increased by 49 from the coming academic session.
According to the sources, the institute has secured the approval of the concerned authorities to increase the seat numbers from 200 to 249. Both the Puducherry campus and the Karaikal campus secured the approval of the authorities and have increased their seat number for the MBBS course under different categories.
This is for information to all the aspiring MBBS students that JIPMER MBBS Exam and Counselling to be held by Union Government Body from the year 2020. Though previously JIPMER used to hold their own entrance test for admission.
From the current year, JIPMER's own MBBS entrance test has been discontinued and all admissions to the MBBS course at JIPMER will be made through the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET). Hence, counseling for the candidates who have qualified NEET 2020 will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Delhi.
The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (JIPMER) under the Government of India since the year 1956, is one of the leading Medical Institutions of India. JIPMER has been declared as an "Institution of National Importance" by an Act of Parliament, JIPMER, Puducherry, Act, 2008.JIPMER has been declared as an "Institution of National Importance" by an Act of Parliament, JIPMER, Puducherry, Act, 2008. JIPMER Karaikal was started from the academic session 2016-17. Karaikal is located about 150 km south of Puducherry city. The classes are being held in lecture theatres at the Arasalar complex / Kalam Complex with smart classroom facilities and a telemedicine communication system linked to the JIPMER Puducherry campus.