The College was established in 1823 with some other name and was later named as Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER). It is one of the top medical colleges of India. It is directly under the control of Directorate General of Health Services, the ministry of health, Government of India. The institute is affiliated to Pondicherry University. The institute also has a referral hospital.
Medical Education and Research Notification from JIPMER Pondicherry, Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate
Courses offered: The institute offers MBBS, B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Technology and B.M.R.Sc as the Under Graduate Courses. In the Post Graduate area the college offers M.D., M.S. and Diploma, M.Sc in Medical Biochemistry and PhD full time. The college also offers Super Specialty Courses like M.Ch. in Cardio Thoracic Surgery and Urology. The other courses are Certificate course in French, Higher Diploma Course in French and M.R.O. The institute also offers M.D. in General Medicine, Obstet & Gynaec, Pathology, Microbiology, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Biochemistry and Community Medicine.
Infrastructure: The infrastructure of the college is excellent with many buildings and libraries are stocked with more than 100,000 books. The hospital is very hygienic and provides and creates a platform for everyone to learn and excel.
Admission Procedure: the admission to the college is based strictly on the basis of the merit obtained by the student in the All India Medical Entrance Examination.
Placements: The institute has the recognition and the fame of placing the students in the top medical platforms and research fields in India and both abroad. The companies and medical giants visiting the campus are great ones.
Address: Dhanvantri Nagar, Gorimedu, Pondicherry – 605 006, India
Telephone Exchange (key board) Lines: (0413) 2272380 – 90 (11 lines), 2272337, 2272342, 2272181, 2272339, 2272738, 2272132, 227214(Casualty)
Fax: (0413) 2272066(Dean), 2272067 (Director), 2272735(M.S.)