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JIPMER entrance examination held

Staff Reporter

PUDUCHERRY: Entrance examination for MBBS course at Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) was held here on Sunday.

According to Director of JIPMER K.S.V.K .Subba Rao, out of a total of more than 37,000 applicants this year, 28,076 appeared for the exam on Sunday, which was held in as many as 11 centres across the country, including Puducherry, New Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata.

Image capturing and biometric fingerprinting of students was carried out as part of measures to curb impersonation.

The procedure was started last year for the first time.

Mr. Rao said hand-held devices were utilised during the examination on Sunday.

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