Category Seat Reservations

Reservation in admission to MBBS course for the candidates of U.T. of Puducherry for various communal categories are given below. Moreover, SC / BT / EBC / MBC / BCM / OBC candidates are also eligible for selection under Open competition / General category in addition to the reservations.

Vertical Reservation

Open General – 50%

Other Backward Classes (OBC) – 11%

Backward Classes Muslims (BCM) – 2%

Most Backward Classes (MBC) – 18%

Extreme Backward Classes (EBC) – 2%

Backward Tribes (BT) – 0.5%

Scheduled Caste (SC) – 16%

Scheduled Tribes (ST) – 0.5%

Horizontal Reservation

Children/Grand Children of Freedom (Fighter) (FF) – 4%

Person With Disabilities (PWD) – 5%

Wards of Ex-Servicemen (EX) – 1%

Merit in Sports (MSP) – 1%

MBBS Seat Matrix – Puducherry State

Pondicherry totally has 9 Medical Colleges including JIPMER( Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry). Out of these, 1 Medical colleges run by the state government, 3 self-financed private medical colleges and 4 Deemed Colleges.

There are 2 Minority Self financed Medical colleges available. In that, 50% of the seats will be allotted to the Minority seats. 15% of the MBBS Seats in self-financing colleges are reserved for NRI candidates.

Indira Gandhi Medical Colleges reserves 22 seats for NRI candidates/ Foreign Nationals. Being a govt run college, the NRI tution fees is just Rs 92 lakhs/course.

List of Medical Colleges Type Total Seats
Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Puducherry Govt 180
Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Trust 150
Sri Venkateswaraa Medical College Trust 150
Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College Trust 150
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute Deemed 250
Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed 150
Vinayaka Missions Medical College, Karaikal Deemed 100
Aarupadai Veedu Medical College Deemed 150

Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences being a christian minority institution reserves 75 MBBS Seats for christian candidates of UT of Puducherry. Similarly, Sri Venkateswaraa Medical College reserves 75  seats for telugu minority candidates of UT of puducherry. For management quota, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College has the most number of seats(75).

If minority quota seats are not filled after two rounds of counselling, it will be converted to management quota seats for which students from any state of India are eligible.

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Puducherry Medical College Quota Abbreviations

Quota Description
AIQ All India Quota in State Govt Colleges
OPQ Open Quota in Central Govt Colleges
SQ State Quota in Govt and Private Medical Colleges. Only State Domicile Eligible
MQ Management Quota in Private Colleges. Only State Domicile Eligible
OPN Open Management Quota in Private Colleges. Other state students can apply
NRI Non Resident Indian Quota in Govt College, Private Colleges and Deemed Universities
MNQ Management quota in Deemed Universities. All State Candidates Eligible
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Puducherry Medical College Reservation Category Abbreviations

Category Description
GN General Category
BCM Backward Class Muslim
BCM-K Backward Class Muslim Karaikal
BCM-PH Backward Class Muslim Physically Challenged
BT Backward Tribes
EBC-FF Extreme Backward Class Freedom Fighter
EWS Economically Weaker Section
EBS-K Economically Weaker Section Kariakal Area
GN General Category
GN-EX General Ex Service Men
GN-FF General Category Freedom Fighter
GN-K General Karaikal Area
GN-K-FF General Karaikal Area Freedom Fighter
GN-M General Maha Area
GN-MSP General Sports
GN-PH General Physically Challenged
GN-Y General Yanam Area
MBC Most Backward Class
MBC-K Most Backward Class Karaikal Area
MBC-MSP Most Backward Class Sports
MBC-Y Most Backward Class Yanam Area
SC Scheduled Caste
SC-K Scheduled Caste Karaikal Area
SC-Y Scheduled Caste Yanam Area
ST Scheduled Tribe
ST-PH Schedule Tribe Physically Handicapped
OBC Other Backward Class
OBC-FF Other Backward Class Freedom Fighter
OBC-K Other Backward Class Karaikal
OBC-M Other Backward Class Mahe
OBC-MSP Other Backward Class Sports
OPN Open Management Quota
NRI Non Resident of India

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