JIPMER is an institute of national importance. It is managed by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) are located in Puducherry and conduct a separate entrance test for admission to its MBBS course.
JIPMER has a large residential campus with 195 acres of land. It has all modern facilities and infrastructure along with highly skilled and experienced faculty. In spite of this JIPMER remains one of the best medical institutions in India for undergraduate medical education. This students union is very weak compared to the one in the sister institute of JIPMER,