JIPMER, Puducherry, and Karaikal: MBBS Admission, MD/MS Admission, Distribution of Seats, Counseling, Fee Structure, Stipend

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JIPMER Puducherry and Karaikal MBBS Admission, MDMS Admission, Counseling, Fee Structure, Stipend

JIPMER Puducherry and Karaikal: MBBS Admission, MD/MS Admission, Counseling, Fee Structure, Stipend

October 19, 2022
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Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, JIPMER is one of the finest medical education and research institute in India. The college offers admission to various Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in medical, paramedical sciences, and nursing stream. Along with this, the college provides admission in Super Specialty Medical courses, Diploma/Fellowship courses, and other certificate courses in Paramedical sciences. The courses offered by JIPMER are MBBS, BSc, MSc, MD, MS, MDS, DM, and MCh. Full-time Ph.D. courses are also available in a few disciplines.

JIPMER Location: JIPMER has two campuses, one in Puducherry and the other in Karaikal. JIPMER, Puducherry is spread over a massive 195-acre campus. The college has been recognized as an “Institute of National Importance” by an act of parliament, JIPMER, Puducherry, Act, 2008.

JIPMER, Karaikal campus was started in the 2016-2017 academic year. The college is associated with the Government General Hospital, Karaikal for the clinical training for the students. The JIPMER courses and fees along with other college information is provided in this blog.

Medical courses at JIPMER

Medical Courses Duration of the course Description Entrance Examination for admission
MBBS 5.5 years MBBS course in JIPMER has 61 seats at the Karaikal campus and 182 seats at the Puducherry campus. NEET UG Entrance Examination.
MD/MS 3 years MD/MS are available in 24 specialties with a total of 250 seats. Admission to these courses is held twice a year for 125 seats each. INI-CET Entrance Examination
DM/MCh 3 years DM/MCh course is available in 21 specialties with 54 seats and 11 additional sponsored seats.
* The sponsored candidate comes from the central and state govt. and State Autonomous bodies/PSUs
INI-Super-Speciality (INI-SS) Entrance Examination
Post-doctoral fellowship (PDF)/ Post-doctoral certificate courses (PDCC) PDF course is a 2-year advanced training programme after MD/MS degree whereas PDF is of one year after DM/MCh degree.
PDCC is a 1-year advanced training programme after MD/MS.
The college offers these advanced training programmes in 18 specialties with 18 seats and 3 sponsored seats. JIPMER Entrance Examination
MDS 3 years There are two seats available for this course. INI-CET Entrance Examination

MBBS course at JIPMER

JIPMER Admission Process

The admission to Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research for MBBS admission is solely based on the NEET scores for both campuses. The MBBS course duration is 4 and a half months followed by a one-year rotational internship.

Phases of MBBS curriculum

As per the 2022-2023 academic year of JIPMER, the MBBS curriculum is as follows:

Phase Duration (years) Subject
I 1 Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry
II 1.5 Pharmacology, Microbiology, Pathology, Forensic Medicine
III 1 Ophthalmology, ENT, PSM
IV 1 Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery (including Orthopedics), Obstetrics & Gynecology

Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be at least 17 years old at the time of admission, or he/she must meet the requirement by December 31 of the academic year.
  • Candidates must have received a minimum of 50% in each of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English in the higher secondary/Pre-university/equivalent examination from a recognized university/board.
  • For candidates in the SC/ST categories, a minimum of 40% aggregate is required in a single attempt.
  • Aspirants belonging to the UT of J&K can also appear for the NEET(UG) exam for admission to JIPMER.
  • All aspirants must meet the NEET UG entrance examination criteria.

NEET-UG Exam Pattern for admission to MBBS at JIPMER

The NEET-UG exam is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) once a year. The following are some important points to keep in mind:

Particulars Description
Exam Mode Offline (pen & paper based)
Type of Examination Multiple choice questions
Total number of questions 200 questions (180 MCQs must be answered)
NEET total marks 720 marks
Marking scheme +4 for each correct answer and
-1 for every incorrect answer
Total duration 3hrs 20 mins
Languages The exam is conducted in 13 different languages, namely, English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and Punjabi

NEET Exam Section-wise Distribution

In all 4 Subjects, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology, there are two sections. Section A comprises of 35 questions whereas section B comprises 15 questions out of which 10 are to be answered. Each question carries 4 marks.

Distribution of seats at JIPMER

The distribution of seats for both campuses is mentioned in the below tables:

JIPMER Puducherry
Seat Category Total
Open 134
Puducherry UT domicile 48
Grand Total 182
JIPMER Karaikal
Seat Category Total
Open 45
Puducherry UT domicile 16
Grand Total 61

Note:

  • The open category includes the seats of the General (UR), OBC, SC, ST, and EWS candidates, based on the category option filled in their NEET entrance examination application.
  • Additionally, the selected students are required to submit the respective category forms and certificates during the counseling procedure.
  • The seat reservation matrix will be displayed on the MCC website as per their code of conduct.

Puducherry UT Domicile:

The candidates are admitted under this category if he/she satisfies at least one of the following criteria:

  • Candidates whose parents are living in this union territory for at least five years immediately preceding the closing date of the NEET examination.
  • The candidate who had continuously studied for 5 years in any recognized institution preceding the qualifying exam and having their residence during that period.
  • Children whose parents are completely or substantially Central Government Servants, Central Government Autonomous Institutions Employees, State Government Servants, Defence Personnel, or Central Paramilitary Forces Employees run either by the Puducherry Union Territory government or the Central Government. They had served for at least a minimum of three years continuously in the Puducherry Union Territory, immediately before the last date for exam application submission.
  • The children of the above said employees must have completed their higher secondary examination and higher secondary course for 2 years in U.T. of Puducherry.
  • Children of defence personnel died or disabled in combat who reported Puducherry as their hometown.

Under the Puducherry UT domicile, the candidate is provided admission under the following categories:

  • Puducherry-Unreserved category (P-UR)
  • Puducherry Other Backward Classes- non- creamy layer(P-OBC-NCL)
  • Puducherry Scheduled Caste (P-SC)
  • Puducherry Scheduled Tribe (P-ST)
  • Puducherry Economically Weaker Sections (P-EWSs)
  • Puducherry Person with Benchmark Disability (P-PwBD)

Counseling Procedure at JIPMER

The counseling procedure is conducted by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC), Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), and Government of India (GoI) for both campuses.

  • For counseling, the campuses are treated as separate entities by MCC.
  • Admission to the MBBS course at JIPMER will be confirmed only after the submission and verification of all the required documents and certificates within the stipulated time.
  • A covid-19 vaccination certificate (at least one dose) is now a must to submit before admission.

Note: If a candidate withdraws his/her admission to the MBBS seat at JIPMER, they’ll have to pay a penalty of Rs.10,000 in addition to forfeiture of fees paid at the time of admission, unless he/she is found medically unfit.

MBBS Fee Structure at JIPMER

The fees for the MBBS course at JIPMER as per the 2022-2023 academic year:

S.no. Description Fee (in Rs.)
1 Admission Fee (one time) 5,000
2 Caution Deposit (one time) [Refundable] 3,000
3 Tuition Fee (annual) 1,200
4 JIPMER Students Association Fee (annual) 2,000
5 Learning Resource Fee (annual) 2,000
6 Corpus Fund on Academic Fee (annual) 70
7 Student Information details (annual) 1,500
8 Identity card (one time) 150
Total amount to be paid at the time of admission 14,920
Total amount to be submitted at the time of admission in subsequent years 6,770

To get conceptual clarity on the MBBS courses online, click here.

Hostel Facilities at JIPMER

  • Separate hostels are available for boys and girls.
  • The hostel facility is mainly available for the outstation students and to other students, the hostel rooms are allotted as per the availability.

The hostel fee structure at JIPMER for UG students and interns:

S.no. Description Fees (in INR)
1 Establishment fees (per annum) [Non-refundable) 6,000
2 Hostel Caution Deposit 5,000
3 Hostel Mess Deposit (Refundable) 3,000
4 Room Rent (including electricity):
a. Rs. 500 per month for shared accommodation
b. Rs. 750 per month for a single room
6,000

9,000

MD/MS course at JIPMER

The admission to MS/MD courses is solely based on the INI-CET examination score. The duration of the course is 3 years.

Distribution of Seats

According to the July 2022 session of JIPMER PG admission, the MS/MD courses are offered in the various disciplines and the distribution of the seats is as follows:

    • MD courses at JIPMER
S.no. MD Specialization No. of seats for all Indian Nationals No. of seats for Indian candidates (Govt. sponsored) No. of seats for Foreign Nationals including OCI
1 Anaesthesiology 9 1 1
2 Anatomy 3 0 0
3 Biochemistry 3 0 0
4 Community Medicine 3 0 0
5 Dermatology,
Venereology & Leprology
4 0 0
6 Emergency Medicine 3 1 1
7 Forensic Medicine 2 0 0
8 General Medicine 12 0 0
9 Immuno-Hematology & Blood transfusion 1 0 1
10 Microbiology 3 0 0
11 Nuclear Medicine 1 0 0
12 Pathology 4 0 0
13 Pediatrics 10 1 0
14 Pharmacology 3 0 0
15 Physiology 3 0 0
16 Psychiatry 2 1 0
17 Pulmonary Medicine 3 0 0
18 Radio-diagnosis 6 0 0
19 Radiation Oncology 4 0 0
  • MS courses at JIPMER
S.no. MS Specialization No. of seats for all Indian Nationals No. of seats for Indian candidates (Govt. sponsored) No. of seats for Foreign Nationals including OCI
1 General Surgery 12 0 1
2 Obstetrics & Gynecology 11 1 0
3 Ophthalmology 5 0 0
4 Orthopedic Surgery 4 0 1
5 Oto-rhinolaryngology (ENT) 4 0 0

The number and distribution of seats may change in the coming academic session depending upon the decision from Competent Authorities. Sponsorship of candidates will be applicable from the following:

  • Central or State Government Departments
  • Autonomous Bodies of the Central or State Governments
  • Public sector colleges affiliated with universities and recognized by the MCI.

Eligibility for admission at JIPMER for PG courses:

  • A candidate must be an Indian citizen or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) or a Foreign National (FN).
  • A candidate must possess an MBBS degree from an NMC/MCI-recognized University.
  • A candidate must have completed the compulsory one-year rotational internship.
  • The minimum aggregate to be eligible for admission:
  • For Unreserved (UR), Institute (INST), Economic weaker section (EWS) and OBC category, 55% aggregate are the minimum qualifying criteria.
  • For SC/ST candidates, the minimum qualifying aggregate is 50%.
  • For the Indian Nationals who graduated from foreign universities, the scores received on the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE), administered by the National Board of Examination (NBE), shall be considered instead of the cumulative scores for Indian citizens. The minimum-marks requirements will continue to be as stated in points (1) and (2) as appropriate.
  • Candidates who have already started or finished an MD or MS programme in any subject at any institution are ineligible for admission to JIPMER’s MD or MS programme.
  • JIPMER has an internal PG quota for students who have passed their graduation from the JIPMER. This quota comes under the Institutional (INST) category.

Counseling at JIPMER:

  • The merit list of the qualifying candidates will be available on the website after the declaration of the results.
  • Counseling is done according to the category ranks, based on the dynamic Roster Point allocation method.

Fee Structure at JIPMER:The fee payable for MD/MS courses by Indian & Foreign Nationals/Sponsored/OCI is mentioned below:

MD/MS fee structure at JIPMER

S.no. Description Fee (in Rs.)
1 Admission Fee (one time) 5,000
2 Tuition Fee (per annum) 2,200
3 Learning Resource Fee (per annum) 9,000
4 Corpus Fund on Academic Fee (per annum) 110
5 Student Information details (per annum) 1,500
6 Identity Card Charges (One time) 150
7 Caution deposit (refundable) 1,500
Total 20,960

 Junior Residency:

  • All the candidates will have to compulsorily complete the “Junior Residency” of 36 months from the date of admission.
  • First-year junior residents are permitted to take 30 days of leave and second & third-year junior residents can take 36 days of leave in a complete academic year.
  • All the candidates will have to fulfill the contract agreement under the Residency Scheme.

Pay Scale: The candidates admitted to the PG degree courses will get a stipend according to the 7th pay scale and level 10 i.e., Rs. 56,100 (as per the 2022 academic session) and will also get other allowances and benefits approved by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Dissertation: All PG students (MS/MD) must compulsorily complete their dissertation as partial fulfillment of the degree.

Mid-Stream Departure:

  • For any candidate who discontinues the course at any time for any reason; the fees once paid will no longer be refunded.
  • If any candidate discontinues the Residency scheme contract, will have to pay the penalty amount and one month’s salary or serve one month’s notice period.

According to the January 2022 session, the mid-stream departure penalty is as follows:

Mid-Stream Departure Period Penalty to be paid (in INR)
Within six months from the joining date Rs. 3,00,000 (Three Lakhs Only)
+
One month salary/One month notice period
After six months from the joining date Rs. 5,00,000 (Five Lakhs Only)
+
One month salary/One month notice period

Hostel Facility at JIPMER

  • Hostel facility is mainly available for non-Puducherry candidates.
  • Hostel facility is available for the boys and girls separately.

Hostel fee for PG students at JIPMER:

S.no. Description Fees (in INR)
1 Hostel Caution Deposit 5,000
2 Hostel Mess Deposit 3,000
3 Student Recreation/Amenities 1,000
4 Establishment Charges (per annum) 6,000
5 Room Rent (including electricity):
a.Single-room accommodation
b.Double room accommodation
9,000
6,000

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What is the cost of doing MBBS in JIPMER?

The cost of doing MBBS is around Rs. 14,920 as per the 2022 academic year.

Fee Structure of MBBS at JIPMER:

S.no. Description Fee (in Rs.)
1 Admission Fee (one time) 5,000
2 Caution Deposit (one time) [Refundable] 3,000
3 Tuition Fee (annual) 1,200
4 JIPMER Students Association Fee (annual) 2,000
5 Learning Resource Fee (annual) 2,000
6 Corpus Fund on Academic Fee (annual) 70
7 Student Information details (annual) 1,500
8 Identity card (one time) 150
Total amount to be paid at the time of admission 14,920

2. Is there PG reservation in JIPMER?

JIPMER has an internal PG quota for the students who have done their graduation from the JIPMER campus. This quota comes under the Institutional (INST) category.

3. What is the stipend for PG students at JIPMER?

The candidates admitted to the PG degree courses will get a stipend according to the 7th pay scale and level 10 i.e., Rs. 56,100 (as per the 2022 academic session) and will also get other allowances and benefits approved by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

4. Is JIPMER included in NEET 2022?

Yes, admission to JIPMER for MBBS is done through the NEET exam whereas, for MD/MS, admission is done through the INI-CET examination.

5. How many seats are there in JIPMER?

MBBS course in JIPMER has 61 seats at the Karaikal campus and 182 seats at the Puducherry campus, whereas MD/MS are available in 24 specialties with a total of 250 seats. Admission to MD/MS courses is held twice a year for 125 seats each.

 

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