Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences

Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry was founded in 2000, and has excellent medical facilities to serve the community with pride and a sincere desire to improve health care. The college is affiliated with Pondicherry University and has received recognition from the National Medical Commission,New Delhi.

The hospital and college are located 12 miles north of Pondicherry town, the site of Auroville and the Aurobindo Ashram, which is steeped in French traditions, in a serene environment of vegetation on the East Coast Road near to the ocean.

The college’s mission is to serve the community by providing holistic health care services and a top-notch educational system that follows the guiding concepts of ethics, excellence, compassion, and research. This mission is expressed in the college’s motto, “To Reach The Unreached.”


Name of InstitutePondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry
Popular NameP.I.M.S
Year of Establishment2000
Institute TypePrivate
Affiliated toPondicherry University
Approved byNational Medical Commission, New Delhi 
Hostel FacilitiesYes (Male and Female)
Entrance Exam for UG coursesNEET UG Exam
CourseUG-MBBS and PG- MD/ MS
CategoryMedical Colleges in Pondicherry
ContactAddress: Kalathumettupathai, Ganapathichettikulam,Village No.20,Kalapet, Puducherry – 605 014, INDIA.
Email ID :mmmpims@gmail.com
Admission Helpline Number : 9667542500

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Affiliation, Recognition, and Aid Status

Affiliated with: Pondicherry University 

Approved by: National Medical Commission, New Delhi
Aid Status: Private


  • Library
  • Cultural Activity
  • Gym
  • Cafetaria
  • Hostel
  • Auditorium 

Faculty and Staff 

Faculty and Staff As faculty, they are responsible for maintaining and improving the quality of medical education at the Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry. All campus faculty adhere to the following policies, which are applicable:

  • College faculty are well-trained and experienced individuals with extensive knowledge of the Medical field who are always willing to indulge and prepare students for their professional careers.
  • The college faculty is always encouraging students to take on new challenges, giving them the insights they need to improve on both a personal and professional level.
  • In addition to faculty members, the institute has a non-technical staff that provides a healthy learning environment for students to grow into professional candidates for their future endeavors.
  • Faculties are always keen on the practical and sensible approach to the subject when teaching specific material. Furthermore, the faculty places a greater emphasis on ongoing education in order to promote the efficient use of existing resources.

For Undergraduate Courses

CourseDurationIntake Seats
MBBS4 and ½ years + 1 Year Internship150

For Postgraduate Courses

MD – Physiology 3 Years
MD – Biochemistry 3 Years
MD – Pathology3 Years3
MD – Microbiology3 Years2
MD – General Medicine  3 Years
MD – DVL3 Years3
MD – Psychiatry3 Years3
MS – General Surgery 3 Years6
MS – OBG 3 Years3
MD – Anesthesiology3 Years6
MS – ENT3 Years2
MS – Ophthalmology3 Years3
MS – Orthopedics 3 Years5
MD – Anatomy 3 Years1
MD – Pharmacology3 Years1
MD – Respiratory Med.3 Years1
MD – Radio diagnosis 3 Years4
MCh – Plastic Surgery 3 Years1
MD – Community Medicine3 Years4
MD – Pediatrics3 Years3

Course Syllabus 

For UG course (MBBS)

NamePre Clinical Para ClinicalClinical
SemesterSemester 1 – 2Semester 3 – 5Semester 6 – 9 
SubjectsBiochemistryCommunity MedicineCommunity medicine and allied subjects (Psychiatry, Dermatology)
AnatomyForensic MedicineObstetrics and Gynecology
PathologySurgery and allied subjects
MicrobiologyClinical postings
Clinical postings

MBBS Internship 

SubjectsCompulsory time duration for Internship
Community MedicineTwo months
Medicine, including 15 days of PsychiatryTwo months
Surgery, including 15 days of AnaesthesiaTwo months
Obstet./Gynae. including Family Welfare PlanningTwo months
PediatricsOne month
Orthopedics including PMROne month
E.N.T15 days
Ophthalmology15 days
Casualty15 days
Elective posting15 days
Total 12 months

Fees Structure

For Undergraduate courses

CourseGovernment Quota (Rs)Management Quota (Rs)NRI Quota (Rs)
MBBSRs. 3,80,000/-Rs.16,00,000/-Rs.20,00,000/-

For Post graduate courses

Course Fees
MD/MSRs. 34,50,000/-

NOTE: The above-shared fees can vary from the actual fees and are subject to change. To know the exact fee structure, candidates can connect with a counseling expert at the Admission Helpline No. 9667542500

Contact Details 

  Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry

  • Address: Kalathumettupathai, Ganapathichettikulam,Village No.20,

Kalapet, Puducherry – 605 014, INDIA.

  • Email ID:mmmpims@gmail.com
  • Website: https://www.pimsmmm.com/
  • Admission Helpline no : 9667542500

Ranking & Reputation

Name of InstitutePondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry

Eligibility Criteria

For Under-Graduate courses

Qualify Exam NEET conducted By  NTA
NationalityApplicants must be Indian citizens.NRI candidates with Indian passports are also eligible to apply. Under the NRI Category, overseas citizens of India (OCI) and Persons of Indian origin (PIO) are eligible to apply.
Age Limit17 years old (as on December 31, ). In addition, the candidate’s maximum age should be 25 years.
QualificationThe candidate must have passed from a recognized board/institute with a Class 12 credential or equivalent. In addition, the qualifying test should include Biology, Chemistry, English, and Physics as core subjects.A minimum of 50% is required for the general category, 40% for SC/ST, and 45% for Physically Disabled candidates.Candidates must have studied English as one of their subjects and have passed the four subjects listed above individually.
Qualify Exam NEET conducted By  NTA


CategoryQualifying MarksPercentile Criteria
General/EWS715-11750th Percentile
SC/BC116-9340th Percentile
General/EWS & PH Category116-10545th Percentile
SC/BC & PH Category104-9340th Percentile

For Post-Graduate courses

Entrance Exam:NEET PG Exam 
AgeNo age restrictions
InternshipMandatory experience of 1-year internship after MBBS course
QualificationCandidates must have an MBBS  degree from a recognized educational institute or Equivalent Graduate degreeCandidates must have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks to sit for the Exam PG exam, qualifying via which they will get admission to PG courses

NEET PG Cut-Off 

CategoriesCut off percentileCutoff marks

Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry

General Category

Round2020Cut-off by rank2021Cut-off by rank2022Cut-off by rank

OBC  Category 

Round2020 Cut-off by rank2021Cut-off by rank2022 Cut-off by rank

SC Category 

Round2020 Cut-off by rank2021 Cut-off by rank2022 Cut-off by rank

ST Category

Round2020 Cut-off by rank2021 Cut-off by rank2022 Cut-off by rank

PWD Category

Round2020 Cut-off by rank2022 Cut-off by rank

Pondicherry NEET Counselling Procedure


All candidates seeking admission to the Undergraduate medical & dental courses must apply online at www.centacpuducherry.in. as a new user, the candidate must create the login information as follows:

  1. Click the “New Registration” page, the candidate has to enter a valid Mobile Number and Email ID which would be used for all future communication for admission purposes. 
  1. The candidate must then create a new password (with a maximum of six characters) for online registration. This password does not have to be the same as the password used to access the candidate’s email account.
  1. The candidate must ensure that all of the information on the form is correct. This data will be used throughout the admissions process. No changes or modifications will be permitted.
  1. After successfully registering, the applicant must log in with their “registered email-id” and “password” to fill out the online application form.
  1. Then fill in all the details in the application form and click ‘Submit’.

Choice Filling

  • Allotment in Rounds 1 and 2 is based on the course preferences submitted by applicants before the deadline for updating course preferences. If the course preferences are left blank, no allotment will take place.
  • Before submitting their course preferences in Round 2, candidates should submit their willingness and Registration Fees (only for M.B.B.S.).
  • After the provisional allotment list is published, allotted applicants should use their Login credentials to access the Allotment Order from the dashboard.
  • If a seat is allotted during sliding in round 2, the seat allotted in the previous round will be forfeited. Sliding from one college to another is only permitted during counseling and is based on merit and reservation rules.

(Note: In the case of Offline Counselling, if a candidate is unable to attend the counseling on the specified date and time due to unforeseen circumstances, he or she may authorize a representative to attend the counseling on his or her behalf. The authorized representative must provide an undertaking and authority letter, as well as the necessary original documents, for allotment. The candidate is bound by the allocation made to the authorized representative.)

Seat Allocation Process

  • The Pondicherry counseling process is done online.
  • Merit list: The CENTAC official website www.centacpuducherry.in will publish the Merit list. For the Government and Management quota seats, a separate Merit list will be prepared. The merit list will be published based on the NEET exam results.
  • The CENTAC may publish a draft merit list. If there are any objections, CENTAC will give them one or two days to be raised. Following that, the Final Merit list with consideration will be published.
  • If there are any corrections to the Merit list, the candidate must report them within two days of the publication date.
  • After the corrections are made, CENTAC will send the Counselling date via SMS/Mail.
  • The candidate should go to the official website for the next steps, such as choice filling (unlimited)
  • If the preceding steps are completed, seat allocation will be published one week later.
  • If the candidate accepts the position, they will obtain the allotment letter from the official website
  • After downloading the allotment letter, they must report to the college within the time frame specified.
  • Finally, submit the original documents and pay the course fees.

Report at the college

Candidates must report to the allotted college with all of their documentation after being assigned a seat.

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Documents Required

For UG Courses

1. 3 Recent passport size photographs (including one 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm size)

2. Age proof Certificate

3. Character Certificate

4. Marksheet of the qualifying exam. passed (duly self-attested)

5. SC / ST Certificate

6. Ex-Serviceman / Armed Forces Personnel Certificate

7. Meritorious Sportsperson Certificate

8. Banker’s Cheque / Demand Draft / By Cash

9. Domicile / Residential / Employment Certificate (as per enclosed formats)

10. Mark sheets of 10 + 2 / B.Sc. & earlier qualifying exams (For B.Sc.Candidates)

11. Admit card of the qualifying exam. (pending declaration of result)

12. Disability Certificate (to be obtained from the Medical Board, Medical Directorate, Lamphel).

13. OBC Certificate

14. Copy of Score Card of NEET (Current Year)

For PG Courses

High School/Secondary School Certificate for date of birth

Provisional Pass Certificate and Mark sheets of every year of MBBS

Internship completion certificate

Permanent/ Provisional Registration Certificate

NEET PG admit card

NEET PG Score card

Domicile certificate

Frequently Asked Question

Q. When was Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry?

A.Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry was established in 2000.

Q. What Are the Fees for UG Courses at Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry?

A. The fees for UG courses at Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry are Rs.16,00,000/-.

Q. Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry is affiliated with which university?

A. Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry is affiliated with Pondicherry University. 

Q. What is the location of Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry?

A. The location of Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry at Kalathumettupathai, Ganapathichettikulam,Village No.20, Kalapet, Puducherry – 605 014, INDIA.

Q. What is the intake capacity for the MBBS course at Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry  ?

A. The intake capacity for the MBBS course at Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Puducherry , is 150.

Q. What is the official website for Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry ?

A. The official website for Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry is  https://www.pimsmmm.com/.

Q. Does the Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry?

A. Yes, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry does provide a hostel facility for both males and females.

Q. Is Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry is government or private?

A. Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Puducherry is Private College.

Q.Is PIMS a good college?

A. Yes Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry is good for student who wishes to persue medical courses college has student with provided with excellent infrastructure and facility

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