Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) on Wednesday released the merit list for admissions to its courses based on the entrance examination held on June 6.

According to a release, the allotment of seats based on the merit list is scheduled for June 16. Candidates would be subjected to biometric verifications and are required to submit original certificates.

The total number of seats available is 116 with 18 seats allotted for special nomination by the Union government.

Out of the remaining 98 seats, 31 would go to students of the Puducherry region with reservations for Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Scheduled Castes (SC).

A horizontal reservation of three seats has been provided for Orthopaedic Handicapped (OPH) category.

The release also said that admission letters would be issued on June 23 to the selected candidates.