Puducherry also known as Pondichery is one of the Union territories in India. Pondicherry has a total of 22 medical colleges. In these 22 colleges, only two colleges were able to climb the NIRF all Indian medical colleges ranking. This blog is an analysis of the top and the best medical colleges in Pondicherry. This analysis is totally based on reviews by the students studying in the top medical colleges of Pondicherry and of course the NIRF ranking plays a major role in this list.

Top 5 Medical Colleges in Pondicherry

State Rank College Name City Total MBBS Seats
1 Jawaharlal Institute of PostGraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) Pondicherry 150
2 Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute Pondicherry 40
3 Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute Pondicherry 180
4 Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College Pondicherry 150
5 Sri Venkateshwara Medical College Pondicherry 150

In this top and the best medical colleges in Pondicherry only Jawaharlal Institute of PostGraduate Medical Education & Research(JIPMER) and Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute were listed on the NIRF all Indian medical college rankings.

Jawaharlal Institute of PostGraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER)

JIPMER is the only hospital in south India to provide free cancer treatment to the patients. JIPMER got the 8th place in the NIRF all Indian medical college ranking. This college is also famous for other advanced medical services, such as pulmonary medicine, nephrology, gastroenterology etc.

Cutoff Required to Study MBBS in Jawaharlal Institute of PostGraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) – 2020

Category NEET Score (2020) Minimum Percentile
Unreserved 50 701-147
Unreserved – PH 45 146-129
SC / ST / OBC 40 128-113
OBC / SC / ST – PH 40 128-113

Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute

Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute is a private institution in pondicherry. It got the 40th place in the NIRF all Indian medical college ranking. This Institute is run by Sri Balaji Educational and Charitable Public Trust.

Cutoff Required to Study MBBS in Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute – 2020

Category NEET Score (2020) Minimum Percentile
Unreserved (UR)  720-147 50%
EWS / PH 146-129 45%
SC 146-113 40%
ST 146-113 40%
OBC 146-113 40%
SC – PH 128-113 40%
ST – PH 128-113 40%
OBC – PH 128-113 40%

Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute 

Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute is a government medical college. It is functioning under Perunthalaivar Kamaraj Medical College Society Functioning under Perunthalaivar Kamaraj Medical College Society.

Cutoff Required to Study MBBS in Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute – 2020

Category NEET Score (2020) Minimum Percentile
Unreserved (UR)  720-147 50%
EWS / PH 146-129 45%
SC 146-113 40%
ST 146-113 40%
OBC 146-113 40%
SC – PH 128-113 40%
ST – PH 128-113 40%
OBC – PH 128-113 40%

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College is a super speciality hospital with ultra modern, multi speciality tertiary hospital with medical research facilities. It has over 300 doctors and 900 beds.

Cutoff Required to Study MBBS in Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College

Category NEET Score (2020) Minimum Percentile
Unreserved (UR)  720-147 50%
EWS / PH 146-129 45%
SC 146-113 40%
ST 146-113 40%
OBC 146-113 40%
SC – PH 128-113 40%
ST – PH 128-113 40%
OBC – PH 128-113 40%

Sri Venkateshwara Medical College

Sri Venkateswara Medical College is also one of the famous private medical colleges in Pondicherry. It is run by the Ramachandra educational trust, chennai. They have a record of treating an amount of 5,00,000 outpatients and 40,000 inpatients every year.

Cutoff Required to Study MBBS in Sri Venkateshwara Medical College

Category NEET Score (2020) Minimum Percentile
Unreserved (UR)  720-147 50%
EWS / PH 146-129 45%
SC 146-113 40%
ST 146-113 40%
OBC 146-113 40%
SC – PH 128-113 40%
ST – PH 128-113 40%
OBC – PH 128-113 40%

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