Medical Colleges in Pondicherry
Students have to pass a common entrance test known as Joint Entrance Test (JET) for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital, Pondicherry and Vinayaka Mission Medical College, Karaikal.
Separate rules regulate admission to MBBS course in Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry.
Admission is open to Pondicherry residents except All India PM/PD Test qualifiers. The term ‘resident’ is clarified by the authorities as:
A person residing since 5 yrs in Pondicherry or
He has passed SSLC/HSC for which he has attended 3 successive and consecutive classes immediately preceding the qualifying exam. These classes should be located in the UT of Pondicherry and the teachers should have their residence in Pondicherry for 3 yrs.
Exemption is given to Children of Central/State Government employees/Public Sector Undertaking serving in Pondicherry; French nationals residing in the UT of Pondicherry.
- Jawahar Institute of PG Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry
- Vinayaka Mission Medical College, Karaikal.
- Mahatma Gandhi Dental College, Pondicherry