JIPMER seeks to be a model for health systems in India through innovations in education, patient-oriented research, population health and service excellence.
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (JIPMER) under Government of India since the year 1956, is one of the leading Medical Institutions of India. Spread over a sprawling about 192.2-acre campus in an urban locale of Puducherry (formerly Pondicherry), JIPMER is 170 km by road from Chennai.JIPMER offers M.B.B.S., B.Sc., M.Sc., M.D. / M.S degree courses in 37 different disciplines along with selected super speciality, fellowship, PG Diploma and certificate programs. Admission to all the Courses offered by the University is done through the JIPMER Entrance Exam, conducted online across various centers in India. Full-time Ph.D. Programs are available in eight disciplines as on date.It is also a residential working JIPMER Hospital which provides medical care facility to a large number of patients.The Institution is now empowered to award Medical Degrees, Diplomas, etc., under the clauses 23 & 24 of the said Act. Such Degrees / Diploma, etc., shall be deemed to be included in the schedules to the respective Acts governing Medical Council of India, Indian Nursing Council and Dental Council of India, entitling the holders to the same privileges as those attached to the equivalent awards from the recognized Universities of India.
1. JIPMER was ranked sixth among medical colleges in India in 2017 by Outlook India.
2. It is Recognised by Medical Council of India.
3. It has been ranked at 4th by India Today in 2013.