MBBS Admission Process in Pondicherry Medical Colleges
There are 9 medical colleges in Pondicherry. These 8 colleges offer 1380 MBBS seats in Pondicherry. Of these total seats in Pondicherry for MBBS, a majority of the seats fall under the total 6 private medical colleges in Pondicherry which is 1000 and rest 380 MBBS Seats are held by 2 Pondicherry government medical colleges. Moreover, all the 8 medical colleges of Pondicherry along with Puducherry Institute of Medical Science and Research provide opportunities for postgraduate studies with 759 seats under MD/MS/Diploma programs.
For super specialty program, 3 medical colleges of Pondicherry offer 58 seats in DM/MCH programs.
Fees & Seats - Govt Medical Colleges
Refer to the below table for Total Tuition Fees, MBBS intake, Establishment Year, Cut off for All India Quota and State Quota Seats for every Govt Medical College in Pondicherry
Fees & Seats - Private Medical Colleges
In the table below you can find the Total Tuition Fees, MBBS intake, Establishment Year, Cut off for All India Quota and State Quota Seats for every Pvt Medical College. In Pondicherry, Private Medical Colleges participate solely in State Counseling procedures and not in All India Counseling. Hence, All India Quota cut off details is not available.
Private Medical Colleges Vs MBBS Abroad
There are numerous benefits to the MBBS Abroad over study at Private Medical College in India. You can refer to the below table to understand the values we fetch in MBBS Abroad on various critical parameters, that are crucial before deciding the right path
|Private Medical College
|Public & Private Both
|WHO, WFME, ECFMG, US GMC,UK etc
|NMC and very few international recognition
|Up to 200 Years
|Mostly up to 10 Years
|Tuition Fee 5/6 Years
|Very High, Students from across world
|Small Groups of 15-20 Students in each batch, Test after every Conceptual Class
|100-150 students in a batch
|Grading of Academics
|Mostly European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)
|University Level, CBME
|Opportunities for Global Medical PG
|US, CANADA, Gulf Region, UK and other European Countries incl India
|Moderate to High
|Multiple Hospitals for different speciality
|College Hospital only
Teaching Experience of Medical Colleges
In Pondicherry, most of the colleges have above 10 years of experience. It is always important to select an old medical college as there is no shortage of faculties and they are well experienced too, which is the primary requirement of a MBBS student for their learning.
|Name of Medical college
1. AarupadaiVeedu Medical College, Pondicherry
2. Vinayaka Missions Medical College, Karaikal, Pondicherry
3. Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry
4. Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital, Pondicherry
5. Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pondicherry
6. Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Pondicherry
7. Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Puducherry
|More Than 25 Years
1. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
NEET-UG Exam dates 2023
The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the NEET (UG) 2022 examination on Sunday, 17 July 2022 in pen & paper mode. The examination will serve as a uniform entrance examination for MBBS admission and other stream like BDS/ BAMS/ BSMS/ BUMS/ BHMS and other undergraduate medical courses.
You can find the tentative date for NEET UG 2022 Exam
|NEET 2022 (Actual)
|Expected Date NEET 2023
|NEET exam notification
|15th Dec 2022
|NEET application form date by NTA
|Last date to submit NEET application form
| 20th May
|NEET UG Admit Card Release Date
|1st/2nd Week Jul
|1st Week of May 2023
|NEET Exam Date
|7th May 2023
|1st Week of Jul 2023
NEET-UG 2023 Cut Off
The Centralized Admission Committee, Pillaichavady is responsible for conducting State counseling for the allocation of 85% of MBBS Seats in Govt and Private Medical colleges under State Quota. However, MCC is the governing body for filling the rest of 15 % seats through All India Quota seats in Govt Medical College and 100% Seats in Deemed University. Those who qualified NEET are eligible to apply in both the counseling processes. Please refer to the table below to find Cut off marks for each category.
Please find the table below indicating Actual NEET UG cut off for 2021 and 2022 and Expected NEET 2023 Cut off
|NEET-UG 2021 Cut-off
|NEET-UG 2022 Cut-off
|NEET-UG 2023 Cut off
Pondicherry NEET-UG Counselling 2023 dates
Seat allocation is being done in multiple phases both in All India counseling and State counseling of Pondicherry. This is because, many seats become vacant due to withdrawal of seats by the students for not getting college of their choice, not able to arrange the funds for fees, Lack of proof of their category under which they applied etc. Once the dates for reporting to the college/ Fee deposits/Submitting documents is passed all such seats made available for the next rounds. In the below table, you can find the details for counseling rounds in All India and State counseling followed for MBBS Seat Allocation-
|NEET-UG Counselling 2022 (Actual)
|NEET-UG Counselling 2023 (Expected)
|Announcement of Counselling Dates
|3rd Week of Oct 2022
|3rd Week of Aug 2023
|Result of All India Counselling Round-1/Round-2
|1st/3rd Week of Nov 2022
|1st Week/3rd Week of Sep 2023
|Result of All India Counselling Mop Up and Stray Round
|4th Week of Nov/1st Week of Dec 2022
|4th Week of Sep/1st Week of Oct 2023
Eligibility for Pondicherry NEET-UG 2023 Counselling
- Your age must be no less than 17 years.
- You must have qualified the NEET exam.
- MBBS Pondicherry cut-off 2023 10+2 with a score of at least 50% in PCB (for general category), 45% (for general PH) and 40% for ST/SC/OBC.
- Your core subjects for 10+2 have to be Biology, Chemistry, English, and Physics.
- For those who wish for state quota seat must meet the NEET domicile criteria of Pondicherry.
How to Register for Pondicherry NEET UG Counselling 2023
- Register on the official website and obtain your credentials.
- Fill the application form with all the necessary details including your personal and academic ones.
- Once you successfully fill the form, you will now be given with a unique registration ID and password which will further be used to complete the application process.
- Remember you are supposed to be very meticulous while filling your details otherwise there are chances of your application getting rejected.
The documents needed to be furnished during MBBS in Manipur admission procedure are listed below –
- 10th and 12th standard certificate
- 10th and 12th standard mark sheet
- NEET hall ticket
- NEET Score card
- Birth certificate
- Identity proof (Aadhaar card, Driving License, Passport, Voter ID)
- 10 Passport sized photographs (The photograph must be the same as those used in the NEET application form and hall ticket)
- Fee payment receipt
- Printout of the application form
Documents that are subject to applicability –
- Reservation category certificate
- Domicile certificate
- PWD (Persons With Disability) certificate
- Gap period affidavit
- Income certificate
- Freedom fighter certificate
|General Economically Weaker Section (GEN – EWS)
|Scheduled Caste (SC)
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)
|Other Backward Caste (OBC-NCL)
|Persons with Disabilities (PwD)
Your Chance to get a MBBS Seat in Pondicherry
Chance to get MBBS seat in Pondicherry
The most difficult time for any student is waiting till the counseling process after NEET to know whether he/she is getting the college of his/her choice or not? Sometimes this dilemma persists for a few months due to multiple rounds of counseling. Due to COVID-19 it has become more difficult due to All India Quota and parallel counseling of different states.
The counseling process is very complex where 550+ government.. and private colleges offer 83000+ seats and the fee variation is also huge which ranges from less than 1 lakh to 2.5 crore for the course.
Dreams are shattered when a silly mistake in choice filling or wrong selection of college leads to a poorly ranked college. Imagine getting a paid seat or no seat at all due to lack of real guidance!
MBBS WALA Al-based MBBS college predictor predicts your chances of getting an MBBS seat in Pondicherry state medical colleges under various seat categories like government, management, or NRI seats in All India Counseling NEET-UG 2023 and Pondicherry State Counseling NEET-UG 2023 Is. , The MBBS WALA predictor algorithm takes into account the categories/sub-categories to estimate your chances of getting a seat.
Keeping in view the categories or different quota as per government rules. It also takes into account the historical data published by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) or the State Department responsible for the counseling of the Pondicherry Examination Authority (CGDME).
Medical PG in India or NEXT
During MBBS study, a student realizes the importance of being a specialist. They also understand the competitiveness to secure MD/MS Seat in Govt College. If we look at the success ratio to get PG in Govt Medical College which is 11% Broadly we can say that only 1 out of 10 will get PG Seat whereas the chances of getting a Clinical specialty is 1 out of 20 applicants. It is obvious that the PG journey is going to be very difficult or else students should have enough money to get the paid seat in Pvt Medical College which may be in Crores!
|Total Applicants NEET PG 2021
|Govt Med College
|Pvt Med College
|MD (Non Clinical)
Do you feel early preparation and the right mentorship will pave your dream of becoming a specialist?
NMC already notified the introduction of the NEXT Exam in India from 2023. This exam will replace all Medical PG exams in India. The exam will be conducted in two parts NEXT-1 and NEXT-2. The Objective of the NEXT-1 is to assess the Student’s Knowledge of Pre, Para, and Clinical Subjects on the National Level. Only post-qualifying of NEXT-1 any Medical student will be eligible for an Internship. Post completion of the internship Students needs to go thru NEXT-2 which will assess their Clinical skills, Patient Management, and Keeping of Medical history. Those who will clear NEXT-2 are awarded a license to practice and Rankers of NEXT-1 will get PG seats of their choice. You may refer to Page for detailed information on the Next Exam.
Details of all Govt and Pvt Medical college and Deemed University in Pondicherry
You can find complete information about any Govt andPrivate colleges and Deemed Universityof Pondicherryby clicking on the respective college in the table below
|Govt Medical College
|Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
|Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Puducherry
|Private Medical College
|Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Pondicherry
|Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital, Pondicherry
|Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry
|Vinayaka Missions Medical College, Karaikal, Pondicherry
|Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pondicherry
|AarupadaiVeedu Medical College, Pondicherry