There are totally 1050 MBBS seats in Private Medical Colleges of Puducherry available for admission. But only 900 seats are good for taking admission due to their status of being MCI recognized.


There are 7 Private Medical Colleges in Puducherry. And the affiliated university is

  • Vinayaka Missions University (Deemed) Salem
  • Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry
  • Pondicherry University
  • Bharath University (Deemed) Chennai
  • Pondicherry University
  • Pondicherry University
  • Vinayaka Missions University (Deemed) Salem

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 MBBS seats in Private Medical Colleges of Puducherry
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Below are details of the recognized status of the MBBS seats in the private medical colleges of Puducherry  updated by Medical Council of India.

The information is useful to the 10 plus 2 and 12th passed candidates with Biology, Physics and Chemistry subjects looking forward to take admission for pursuing MBBS course in Puducherry  Private Medical Colleges.

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MBBS Seats in Private Medical Colleges of Puducherry

The eligible NEET qualified MBBS aspirants looking for knowing the recognized or permitted status of MBBS seats in Private Puducherry  Medical Colleges; would find the complete details below.

The information will help you to take MBBS admission in Private Medical Colleges of Puducherry  in a recognized seat instead of a permitted seat.

Details below are in the order of Name of the institution, number of MBBS seats available and Recognition status.

Aarupadai Veedu Medical College, Pondicherry

100      Recognized

Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pondicherry

250      Recognized for 100 from 10.06.2006 and to increase MBBS seats from 100-150 from December 2011. Permitted for renewal of permission to increase MBBS seats from 150 to 250 for 2017-18.

Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Pondicherry

150      Recognized for 100 seats. Permitted for renewal of permission to increase MBBS seats from 100 to 150 for 2017-18.

Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry

150      Recognized from February, 2011.

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital, Pondicherry

150      Recognized from December2010

Sri Venkateswaraa Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Pondicherry

150      Recognized from December 2011.

Vinayaka Missions Medical College, Pondicherry

100      Recognized

Source: MCI

Note:  NEET qualified candidates of Puducherry are advised to take admission only in the MCI recognized 900 MBBS seats in Private Medical Colleges of Puducherry.