Sri Venkateswaraa Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre

Private   |  Est. 2007   |   Pondicherry, Puducherry

About College

 The Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre (SVMCH & RC ), Pondicherry is a Private Medical college run by Ramachandra Educational Trust (RET), Chennai established in the Year 2007. The college is recognized by Govt. of India and the National Medical Commission (NMC)  is affiliated with Pondicherry University. The Medical College has an annual intake of 150 MBBS seats and 75 seats in 19 Departments Post-Graduate studies. 

The institute's campus is located in Ariyur, Puducherry and covers 80 acres. The campus houses the medical college, a hospital, student and resident hostels, staff quarters, ground and sporting fields. The college has 5 Well furnished spacious gallery lecture halls each with a seating capacity of 300 students, air conditioning Seminar and demo halls for each department, Well furnished auditorium with a seating capacity of 2000, 3 Separate exam halls with 250 capacity students each, Hall are well equipped with latest Audio-Visual aids like OHP’s, LCD’s and microphones. The Central 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. . Sports complex with facilities for volleyball, lawn tennis, table tennis, shuttle-badminton, cricket, and other sports, and a gymnasium.

The Teaching Hospital

Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre with tertiary-level multi-specialty teaching facilities, equipped with all modern equipment, facilities. Key specialties at the hospital include but not limited to: Anesthesiology, Audiology, Cardiac Anesthesia, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dermatology, Dietetics, Dentistry, ENT, General Medicine, General Surgery, Medical Gastroenterology, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Including high-risk obstetric cases), Internal Medicine, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Physiotherapy, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Spine Clinic, Surgical Gastroenterology, Urology, Vascular Surgery are working in the Hospital. In addition to the basic clinical specialities, NICU, PICU, OICU. The hospital offers all the modern, diagnostic, and therapeutic facilities. The radiological services include 00MA, 500MA, 300MA, and mobile X-Ray units, High definition Ultra Sound, Multi-slice CT scan, 1.5 Tesla MRI, and Mammogram. This hospital not only provides excellent clinical services for a population of more than 4+ lakh in surrounding but also provides excellent facilities for teaching and training of medical Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate students. Services extended are recorded to 5,00,000 outpatients and 40,000 inpatients every year and each patient is guaranteed not only the best diagnostic, medical and surgical care but also in the domains of disease prevention, health promotion & rehabilitation.


Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, 3-A, Pondy, Villupuram Main Rd, Ariyur, 605102

Contact Details: 

Phone: 0413 - 2260601

E Mail 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, [email protected] com
Self-Financing CollegesAddressContact Details
Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, PuducherryKalathumettupathai, Ganapathichettikulam, Kalapet, ,[email protected]
Sri ManakulaVinayagar Medical College & Hospital, PuducherryKalitheerthalkuppam, Madagadipet, Puducherry, ,[email protected]
Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College & Research Institute, Puducherry13-A, Pondy- Villupuram Main Road, Ariyur, Puducherry [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 ,[email protected]

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

  1. 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 residents of U.T. of Puducherry and belonging to Christian religious minority alone are eligible. For the minority quota seats in SVMC&RI candidates who are resident of the U.T. of Puducherry and belonging to the Telugu linguistic minority alone are eligible. The details of these seats and the fee structure will be notified by the Health Department. You are advised to check the CENTAC website for updates on these.
  2. U.T. of Puducherry candidates claimingseats under ChristianMinority Quota should produce any valid documentary proof like Transfer Certificate or similar document to prove his/her religion is CHRISTIANITY.
  3. U.T. of Puducherry candidates claiming seats under Telugu Minority Quota should produce any valid documentary proof like TransferCertificate or School admission certificate to prove his/her mother tongue is TELUGU.
  4. Conversion of Minority Quota seats into General Management Quota seats: In case these minority quota seats are not filled in the TWO rounds of Counselling, then these unfilled seats will be converted to general management quota seats and filled on All India basis.
  5. For Management Quota seats in Private Colleges candidates are eligible on All India basis without any restriction regarding 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


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