Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences & Research,

Private   |  Est. 200   |   Pondicherry, Puducherry

About College

The Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences & Research (PIMS), Pondicherry is run by a Trust and was established in the Year 2000. The PIMS is a unit of The Madras Medical Mission, a charitable society and hospital in Chennai promoted by the members of the Malankara Orthodox Christian community. The college is recognized by Govt. of India and the National Medical Commission (NMC)  and is affiliated  to Pondicherry University.   Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences & Research (PIMS) offers 150  seats in MBBS, 64 seats in 20 disciplines of Postgraduate Courses and 1 seat in 1 stream of Super-Specialty course.

The Medical College and Hospital is spread in an area of over 32acres with state of the art infrastructure. There are very good spacious 4 gallery type AC Lecture halls in the college and in the hospital. There are  Examination halls, Common rooms for boys and girls & Demonstration rooms. The Institute is fully equipped with clinical Laboratories, Departmental Museums and Auditorium with a seating capacity of 700. Library and information center is located in a huge area with good collection of Medical Books, Indian & Foreign Journals with separate reading space for students & Teaching Staff and a Digital Library. There are facilities for Indoor and Outdoor Games and Sports with volleyball and badminton facilities. Separate Hostel facilities for Boys and Girls. 

The Teaching Hospital

Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Hospital is a 740 bedded tertiary care multi-specialty hospital attached to the College. Hospital is a one-stop destination for advanced healthcare and medical requirements .It runs outpatient departments in general medicine, general surgery, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, dermatology, pulmonary medicine, geriatric medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, dentistry, paediatrics, physiotherapy and psychiatry.General Hospital facilities provide emergency, outpatient, inpatient, day-care, community outreach services. 24X7 emergency and trauma care facility, Eye bank and blood bank facilities are available. There are very good clinical and diagnostic facilities in the Hospital. The Hospital has facilities for burn treatment, Critical care services, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy. The Hospital's general specialities include General Medicine, General Surgery, OBG, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Radiodiagnosis, ENT, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesiology, Pathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry & Forensic Medicine. 


Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Hospital, Kalathumettupathai, Ganapathichettikulam,

Village No.20,rnKalapet, Puducherry - 605 014, India

Contact Details: 

Phone No : 0413 - 2651111

Email ID: [email protected]


Admission Process


The medical aspirants seeking MBBS/BDS admission at Puducherry will have to register themselves for the Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC)  admission process for Govt. / Society-run / Govt. quota seats in private professional colleges/management quota by filling out their application form. Puducherry, MBBS/BDS admission is done on the basis of marks secured in NEET. Candidates who will qualify NEET Exam and meet the eligibility requirements can only register and fill the application form for Andhra Pradesh, MBBS / BDS  admission. Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC) counseling is conducted in Three rounds (Round 1, Round 2, and Mop-up Round). The fourth round being the College Round, if the number of vacant seats is x, then a 10x the list of registered candidates will be sent to the college and is to be exhausted strictly in order of merit. Seat selection for Government Seats (Competent Authority Quota) will be exclusively through web counseling and for Management quota seats will be through offline counseling 


Government Colleges MEDICAL COLLEGEAddressContact Details
Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, PuducherryVazhudavur Road, Kathirkamam, Puducherry, 605009www.igmcri.edu.in [email protected] com
Self-Financing CollegesAddressContact Details
Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, PuducherryKalathumettupathai, Ganapathichettikulam, Kalapet, Puducherry605014.www.pimsmmm.com ,[email protected]
Sri ManakulaVinayagar Medical College & Hospital, PuducherryKalitheerthalkuppam, Madagadipet, Puducherry, 605107www.smvmch.ac.in ,[email protected]
Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College & Research Institute, Puducherry13-A, Pondy- Villupuram Main Road, Ariyur, Puducherry 605102www.svmcpondy.com [email protected]
Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Mahe Chalakkara Post, Pallor, 673310https://mahedentalcollege. org,[email protected]
Sri Venkateshwaraa Dental College, Puducherry13 A, Pondicherry- VillupuramMain Road, Ariyur, Puducherry 605102www.svdcpondy.com ,[email protected] .ac.in

Eligibility For Admission
1. Qualification:

  • 12th or (10+2 Equivalent) with Minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English for UR &  40% for SC/ST/OBC.
  • Those who have qualified NEET by scoring the minimum qualifying percentage will be eligible for the Admission and Counseling. Candidates should have earned a minimum of 50 percentile (40th  percentile for SC/ST/OBC and 45th percentile for General-PH) in order to become eligible for NEET  counseling rounds
  • AGE: A student must have completed an age of 17 years at the time of admission under NEET eligibility or should complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course.

Government Seats (Competent Authority Quota)

It includes seats in Government colleges and Government shares of seats in Private colleges.

  • 85% of Seats in Government colleges (after exclusion of 15 % seats transferred to All India Quota)
  • As per U.T. Govt. norms for all Government quota seats, only Candidates who are residents of the U.T. of Puducherry are eligible
  • Categories in Pondicherry UG MBBS Counselling
Vertical Reservation% Reservation
General Category50%
Other Backward Classes11%
Backward Classes Muslims2%
Most Backward Classes18%
Extreme backward Classes2%
Backward Tribes1%
Scheduled Caste16%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)0.5 %
Horizontal Reservation
Children/Grand Children of Freedom4%
Physically Challenged3%
Wards of Ex-Servicemen1%
A candidate who is Meritorious in Sports1%

Counseling Minority Quota Seats (Management Quota) in Private Medical / Dental Colleges

  • For Minority Quota seats in Minority Medical / Dental Colleges, candidates who are residents of the U.T. of Puducherry and belonging to respective minorities are only eligible, i.e., for the minority quota seats in PIMS, candidates who are resident of U.T. of Puducherry and belonging to Christian religious minority alone are eligible. For the minority quota seats in SVMCH & RI candidates who are residents of the U.T. of Puducherry and belonging to the Telugu linguistic minority alone are eligible.
  • U.T. of Puducherry candidates claiming seats under Christian Minority Quota should produce any valid documentary proof like a Transfer Certificate or similar document to prove that his / her religion is CHRISTIANITY.
  • U.T. of Puducherry candidates claiming seats under Telugu Minority Quota should produce any valid documentary proof like Transfer Certificate or School admission certificate to prove that his / her mother tongue is TELUGU

For Management Quota seats in Private Colleges candidates are eligible on An Indian basis without any restriction to a residence in the U.T. of Puducherry.

Eligibility for NRI Quota: 

a) At least one of the parents of the student should be an NRI and shall ordinarily be residing abroad as an NRI. 


 b) The person who sponsors the student for admission should be a first-degree relation of the student and should be ordinarily residing abroad as an NRI. The first-degree relation should be any of these: 

i) Real brother and sister of father i.e. real uncle and real aunt. 

ii) Real brother and sister of mother i.e. real maternal uncle and maternal aunt.

 iii) Father and mother of father i.e. grandfather and grandmother. 

v) Father and mother of mother i.e. maternal grandfather and maternal grandmother. 

v) First degree-paternal and maternal cousins

Application Fee (in Rupees) (Non Refundable)

Type of seat applied forOTHERSSC/ST
Govt. QuotaNo FeeNo Fee
Management Quota/ SS- (National candidates)2000
NRI / Foreign Nationals5000
* For Government Quota Seats –No Application Fee is prescribed for the current year due to Covid19.

Matrix explains the permissibility to students to exercise fresh choice during counseling:

 As per the GOI gazette No-189 dated 18.05.2019; the student is permitted to exercise fresh choice during a various round of counseling as per the following matrix. 

RoundFree ExitFree ExitIneligible for further counselingIneligible for further counselling
SECOND Not AllowedIf not joinedIf joinedGovernment Quota – Rs. 10,000 (5000/- for SC/ST/OBC/ EBC/MBC/BCM/ BT) Management Quota – Rs.1,00,000
MOP UPNot Allowed-If joined-counseling

Pondicherry NEET Counselling  Round 1 And Round 2 Process

Steps Of Counseling 
Release of information brochure
Online Registration/ Application form and payment through Online gateway 
Publication of registered candidates
Declaration of MBBS/BD Course seat matrix
Document Verification
Document Verification for NRI
Document Verification at Centres Physical
Online Preference (Choices) Filling Process for MBBS/BDS Course
Release of first seat allotment list
Last date of reporting at the allotted institute
Second round Counselling
Release of seat matrix
Release of second round seat allotment
Last date of joining

Mop-Up Round (s): After conducting two or more rounds of seat allotment for Government / Private / Minority colleges, if seats remain vacant due to non-allotment, nonreporting for admission, and resigning after joining, or any other reason, those seats will be filled in Mop-Up round.

Mop-Up Round
Publication of Vacancies for Mop up- round 
Publication of selection list for Mop up- Round 
Joining period of Mop up-Round 
Commencement of Academic Session

List of 1:10 Candidates: After mop-up counseling, if any stray vacancies remain, the list of candidates in the ratio of 1:10 (i.e., ten times the number of vacancies), in order of merit will be sponsored to the colleges. In order to sponsor only those candidates who are interested, CENTAC asks specifically for the willingness of candidates for sponsoring and also may open fresh registration as well, in addition to the existing candidate

Seat matrix:

 TypeNumber of Seats  
 MEDICAL COLLEGE Govt. QuotaAIQManagement Quota (All India Basis)U.T.P.- Minority Quota (Management)NRI 
 Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, PuducherryGovt.131#24--22**
Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, PuducherryMgmt55-107510
Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital, PuducherryMgmt55-95  
Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College & Research Institute, PuducherryMgmt55-57515

#-Plus any other unfilled seats from other quotas will be filled by U.T. of Puducherry candidates

** -  Only for NRI candidates

*SEAT MATRIX FOR MBBS/BDS/BAMS (2021-22)-click here


Fee Structure


Fee Structure for Puducherry U.T. and All IndiaQuota candidates:
Tuition Fee: Nil
Caution DepositRs.20,000/-
Academic fees (Non-refundable /yearly). 
1Admission Fees (at the time of admission only)50000
2Academic Fees22000
3Special Fees11000
4Lab Fees11000
5Library Fees11000
6Cultural Fees4400
7Student Welfare Fund1100
8College Development Fund11000
9Sports Fees2200
Grand Total143700*

*Fee subject to revision.

Hostel Fee per annum
  1. For single occupancy                                      : Rs. 30,000/-(attached Bath subject to availability)
  2. For single occupancy in double room    : Rs.25,000/- (per head) (Bathnon-attached)
  3. For each occupation double room            :Rs.12,500/-(per head)
  4. Utility Charges                                                    : Rs.10,000/- (per head)
  5. Hostel Establishment Charges:                  Rs.3,000/- (per head)
  6. Hostel Students Welfare Fund                  : Rs.100/-(per head)

Fee structure for NRI Candidates (Fees equivalent in INR without bank deduction)

  • Admission & other fees                     - US$1,10,000 (or equivalent in INR on the day of admission)
  • Caution Deposit(Refundable)         - US$15,000*(or equivalent in INR on the day of admission)
Hostel Fees:
  1. Caution deposit (Refundable)      - US$15,000*(or equivalent in INR on the day of Admission into hostel)
  2. Room Rent (per year)                     - US$1,200 (single**), $650(Double)
  3. Utilities Fee (per year)                    - US$200(single), $100 (Double)
  4. Mess Fees                                              - Prevailing rate

(*the actual deposit amount remitted by the applicant in INR at the time of joining will be refundedin INR by cheque or NEFT/RTGS after completion of the course)

(** depending upon availability)

Puducherry NEET admission 2021 - Fee Structure MBBS for Pvt Colleges

Name of the CollegeGovt.Quota (Amount in Rs.)Management Quota (Amount in Rs.)*NRI Quota (Amount in Rs.)*
Pondicherry Institute of Medical Science, Puducherry3,80,000/-16,00,000 per annum (Fees 15.50 lakhs + 50,000 towards Development Charges)20,50,000 per annum (Fees 20 lakhs + 50,000 towards Development Charges)
Sri ManakulaVinayagar Medical College & Hospital, Puducherry.3,80,000/-16,00,000 per annum (Fees 15.50 lakhs + 50,000 towards Development Charges)20,50,000 per annum (Fees 20 lakhs + 50,000 towards Development Charges)
Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Puducherry3,29,000/-16,00,000 per annum (Fees 15.50 lakhs + 50,000 towards Development Charges)20,50,000 per annum (Fees 20 lakhs + 50,000 towards Development Charges)


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