About JIPMER Karaikal

About JIPMER Karaikal

The second campus of JIPMER at Karaikal was started after a notification from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi to establish an off-site campus of JIPMER at Karaikal. The Government of Puducherry had transferred 41 acres of land at Kovilpattu, Karaikal for setting up the Academic Campus and Multi-Speciality Hospital; 38 acres of land at Kamaraj Salai for the Residential Campus; PWD buildings at Arasalar Complex and ANM College building at Kovilpattu to establish the interim Academic campus. The Government of Puducherry also provided MIG flats at Valatheru, Bharathiar Street, Karaikal on rent for establishing students hostel. The first MBBS batch of 50 students joined JIPMER, Karaikal in July 2016. Dr Kiran Bedi, the Honorable Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, and Shri V. Narayanaswamy, the Honorable Chief Minister of Pondicherry, inaugurated the Arasalar Campus of JIPMER Karaikal on 15th December 2016. The renovated Kalam complex was inaugurated on 29th March 2017. The 506-bedded General Hospital (GH) of Puducherry Govt., located at Karaikal has been adopted by JIPMER for clinical teaching and training of JIPMER, Karaikal students.

The 11th Standing Financial Committe of the JIPMER has approved the 1st Phase of the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of JIPMER, Karaikal, for setting-up of the academic campus, residential facilities and new hostels for students, for which the construction works are currently under way.

Infrastructure and Facilities

JIPMER Karaikal has two campuses. The Arasalar campus houses the administrative block and the clinical departments, while the Kalam complex situated about 4 kilometres away from Arasalar Campus, where the pre-clinical and para-clinical departments are located. The smart classroom at the Arasalar campus is well equipped with video conferencing facilities.

Email Id: deanoffice[dot]kkl[at]jipmer[dot]ac[dot]in

Telephone number: 04368290476


JIPMER Karaikal Campus
FCI Road,Kovilpathu
Karaikal - 609 605.
Puducherry (U.T.)
Last Updated :06-Jun-2024