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JOINT ENTRANCE TEST (JET) is conducted for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in (i) mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital, Pondicherry; and (ii) Vinayaka Mission Medical College, Karaikal.

Separate rules regulate admission to MBBS course in Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry.

COMMON DETAILS are given hereunder:

Last Date
5 1/2 yrs incld 1 yr internship
5 yrs incld 1 yr internship

Admission is open to Pondicherry residents except All India Entrance conducted by CBSE.

Criteria for Domicile (For Pondicherry candidates) (i) 5 yrs stay in Pondicherry; or (ii) passed SSLC/HSC and had for that purpose undergone academic studies continuously for 3 successive classes immediately preceding the qualifying exam located in the UT of Pondicherry and having their residence in Pondicherry for 3 yrs. Exceptions Children of Central/State Government employees/Public Sector Undertaking serving in Pondicherry; French nationals residing in the UT of Pondicherry.

Eligibility Age 17-21 yrs on 31st December of the year of admission (17-24 yrs in case of SC/ST candidates). Academic qualification HSC (Academic) exam conducted by the board of Higher Secondary Examination of Tamil Nadu or its equivalent in first attempt securing 50% marks in Biology, Physics and Chemistry. (Improvement marks are not considered). Candidates should be medically fit.

Application Procedure Application form alongwith the information bulletin can be obtained from the notified branches of Canara Bank in Pondicherry on cash payment of Rs 250 (Rs 50 for SC/ST candidates). Application form can also be obtained by post by sending a self-addressed and stamped (Rs. 15) envelope of size 25*18 cm alongwith a crossed demand draft of Rs. 250 in favour of the "Convener, CENTAC" payable at Pondicherry. Completed applications should reach the Convener, CENTAC, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry 605014 by the notified date.

Selection Merit in JET and marks obtained in the qualifying exam; both of them are given equal weightage. The test is conducted at Pondicherry and consists of 80 objective type questions in Physics & Chemistry and 10 questions in Biology (Z00l & Botany). The result is notified in leading newspapers and displayed in the College.

Enquiries Convener, CENTAC, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry-605014.


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