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Pondicherry University, Puducherry Admissions 2020

Pondicherry University is a central university which is located in Puducherry India. It has been  founded in 1985 by the Government of India. This university is a collegiate university with its jurisdiction spread over the Union territories of Puducherry. It offers various PG courses and MBA programmes.

Pondicherry University Admission 2020

  • The Pondicherry University conducts its own exam known as Pondicherry University Entrance Exam.
  • Based on scores obtained in the entrance exam, Pondicherry University admission is allocated.

Pondicherry University Admission Contents

Courses Offered By Pondicherry University

  • Pondicherry University offers various Integrated, PG, PG Diploma, Ph.D and Distance education programmes.

The Specialization offered in some courses are:

Course

Specialization




M.Tech 

Computer science

Computational biology

Electronics and communication

Environmental Engineering

Exploration Geoscience

Green Energy Technology

Network & Internet Engineering




PG Diploma

Food Safety and Quality Assurance in Food Industry

Green Energy Technology

Criminology & Forensic Science

Intellectual Property Rights

M.Com

Business finance

Accounting and finance










MA

Anthropology

Applied Economics

English & Comparative Literature

French

Hindi

History

Mass Communication

Philosophy

Political and international relations

Political Science

Sanskrit

Sociology

South Asian studies

Tamil

Pondicherry University Application Form

 Once the university prospectus is completely read the candidates must fill in the application form: 

  • The Pondicherry University Application Form must be filled and submitted via online mode.
  • The Candidates can visit the university official website and can log in with username and password.
  • Candidates are required to submit their completely filled-in application form before the last date.
  • Candidates must fill a separate application form for each programme if they want to apply for multiple courses.
  • Defence Personnel can submit the printout of the filled-in application form to the below address:
    The Assistant Registrar (Academic-Admissions),
    Pondicherry University,
    R.V. Nagar, Kalapet, Pondicherry-605014.

Pondicherry University Admission Fees

  • The fee structure depends on courses offered by Pondicherry University.
  • The fees for PG courses like MCA, Pondicherry University fee structure is 44,470/- per year and Master of Science + Ph.D is 2,38,000/- per year

Pondicherry University Entrance Exam

The entrance exam is offered for various programmes. Depending upon the marks scored in the exam, seats will be allocated.

Hall Ticket Download

Steps to download the Hall Ticket

Step 1: Visit the Pondicherry university official website.

Step 2: Go to Admissions.

Step 3: Click on Admission 

Step 4: Click on the download Hall ticket

Step 5: Login using User- ID and Password

Step 6: Click on Submit

Step 7: Admit card will be generated on the display screen.

Step 8:  Download the Admit card

Pondicherry University Exam Preparation Tips

  • Mock Test: Mock Test plays a vital role in the preparation of exams. It gives you an idea about Exam pattern, Type of questions that have mostly appeared in previous years. It also helps to improve time management skill which is very much important to solve the paper.
  • Time management: Time management is very much important during the preparation of any exams. Students should use their time effectively and efficiently. They must create a schedule which not only focuses to cover all the subjects but also to revise them. 
  • Previous Year Question Papers: Students must refer to previous year question papers. It gives them an idea as to how the questions can appear. They concentrate on their strengths and weakness. It also helps to build up confidence in the students.

Pondicherry University Application Fees

  • The Payment for application fees can be made through Online mode( Credit card, Debit card)
  • The application fees varies for each course.
  • For SC/ST, the fee structure for PG course is 300/-, for Ph.D it's 500/- and for MBA it's 500/-
  • For Other categories, the fee structure for PG course is 600/-, for  Ph.D it's 1000/- and for MBA it's 1000/-

Pondicherry University Exam Results 

  • The candidates can check their results through online mode.
  • Application number and Date Of Birth must be entered.
  • The university will also release the results for PG and Ph.D based on the cut-off criteria.

Pondicherry University Integrated Course Admission 2020

  • The Pondicherry University offers an integrated course in MA and M.Sc
  • Selection for these programs is based on the Entrance exam conducted by the university.

Pondicherry University Integrated Course Admission Eligibility

Course

Eligibility

Admission Criteria

Integrated MA

Minimum of 50%marks in 12th grade



Based on University entrance exam scores

Integrated M.Sc

The candidate must have minimum 50% marks in 12th grade, mainly in subjects like Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Pondicherry University PG Admission 2020

  • The university offers various PG programs like MA/M.Sc., M.Tech, MCA and MBA etc.
  • The admission for MBA is based on CAT Score. Only Candidates with valid CAT score can apply on the University portal. 
  • Selected candidates are selected for next round i.e GD/PI  in the university campus. 
  • The candidates are selected based on Pondicherry University Entrance Examination conducted by the university. 
  • For M.Tech in Computational Biology, candidates are selected based on the Common Entrance Examination conducted by Pondicherry University.

Pondicherry University PG Admission Eligibility

Course

Eligibility

Admission Criteria

M.Tech (Computer science)

The Candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree in CS/CA/IT and should have a minimum mark of 55% in Mathematics, Physics, or Applied science


















  Based on the Entrance exam results conducted by the university

M.Tech (Computational biology)

The Candidate must have a minimum of 55% marks in Masters degree or B.Tech /BE in Industrial Biotechnology, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Technology.

M.Tech (Electronics and communication)

Must be a graduate of BE/B.Tech degree in Electronics/ ECE/ IT/ Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 55% marks

M.Tech (Environmental Engineering)

B.Tech/BE graduate with a minimum of 55% marks or M.Sc. in Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics, Science 

M.Tech ( Exploration Geoscience)

Must hold a Master’s degree in Geology/Applied Geology/Marine Geology with minimum 55% marks

Based on the Entrance exam results conducted by the university

M.Tech (Green Energy Technology)

The Candidate must be a BE/B. Tech graduate  in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Electronics, Chemical/Biotechnology Or M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Nanoscience, Photonics with Mathematics at B.Sc. level with at least 55% marks

M.Tech (Network & Internet Engineering)

B.Tech/BE graduate in CSE/IT/ECE/EEE/EIE with a minimum of 55% marks

Based on the Entrance exam results conducted by the university

MBA

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks in any discipline with valid CAT score

Based on the CAT results

MCA

The candidate must hold a degree in BCA/BCS/BIT Or B.Com/Corporate Secretaryship/Economics/Business with Computer Applications as one of the subjects with minimum 55% marks






Based on university entrance exam scores

MA (Anthropology)

The candidate must be a graduate in Bachelor’s Degree minimum 50% marks.

MA (Applied Economics)

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics (with Quantitative Techniques / Statistics) or Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with an aggregate of 50% marks

MA (English & Comparative Literature)

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in English with an aggregate of 50% marks in Part III or a high second class in English 

Based on university entrance exam scores

MA (French)

The candidate must be a graduate in Bachelor’s degree in French with a minimum 50% marks Or UG degree with two years of French in Part-I with at least 55% marks

MA (Hindi)

Bachelor’s degree in Hindi with a minimum aggregate  of 50%marks










Based on university entrance exam scores

MA (History)

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in History with 50% minimum marks 

MA (Mass Communication)

The candidate must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks

MA (Philosophy)

MA (Political and international relations)

The candidate should be a graduate in Bachelor’s degree in Social Science with minimum 50% marks 

MA (Political Science)

Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with minimum 50% marks

Based on university entrance exam scores

MA (Sanskrit)

The candidate must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Sanskrit with a minimum of50% marks

MA (Sociology)

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks

MA (South Asian studies)

MA (Tamil)

Bachelor’s degree in Tamil/ B.Litt. with a minimum of 50% of marks or any Bachelor’s degree (other than Tamil) having Tamil under part I with a minimum 50% marks

Based on university entrance exam scores

 

 

 

 

M.Com (Business finance)

The candidate must be a graduate in Bachelor’s degree, Commerce or any other equivalent degree with an aggregate of 50% marks

M.Com (Accounting and finance)

  M.Ed

The candidate must hold B.Ed. Degree or Four Integrated BA B.Ed./ B.Sc. B.Ed./ B.Com B.Ed. with an aggregate of 50% marks

M.L.I.S

The candidate must be a graduate in B.L.I.Sc. or Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks

MPA (Drama and Theatre Arts)

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with an aggregate of 50% marks

MSW

LL.M

The candidate must be a graduate in LLB Degree or Five years of BL/ LLB course with minimum 50% marks

Entrance Examination along with GD and PI

M.P.Ed.

The candidate must be a graduate in B.P.Ed. Degree or B.Sc. in Health and Physical Education with an aggregate of 50% marks

Based on marks obtained in the entrance examination

Pondicherry University PG Diploma Admission 2020

  • The university offers four specializations. 
  • The Minimum eligibility for PG Diploma is that the candidate must hold a Master’s degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of  55% marks from a recognized university. 
  • Based on the scores in the Pondicherry University Entrance Exam, the selection is done.

Pondicherry University PG Diploma Admission Eligibility

Course

Eligibility

Academic criteria

PG Diploma (Food Safety and Quality Assurance in the Food Industry)

The candidate must hold M.Sc degree. in Food Science and nutrition with minimum 50% marks. At least 2 years of experience in the food industry 

Based on the university entrance exam scores

 

 

 

 

PG Diploma (Green Energy Technology)

The candidate must have completed B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, with an aggregate of 55% marks

PG Diploma (Criminology & Forensic Science)

The candidate must hold a minimum aggregate of 50% in bachelors degree.

PG Diploma (Intellectual Property Rights)

The candidate must hold a minimum aggregate of 50% in bachelors degree.

Pondicherry University Ph.D Admission 2020

  • Both full time and part-time Ph.D Courses are offered by the university.
  • The candidate must have a minimum aggregate of 55% in a masters degree.
  • The university also offers an internal and external mode of Ph.D course.
  • Selection is done based on Entrance Examination (70%) followed by Academic Record & Personal Interview (30%) conducted by the university.

Pondicherry University Ph.D Admission Eligibility

Course

Eligibility

  Admission criteria

Ph.D

The candidate must  hold a Master’s degree in relevant discipline from a recognized university and should have a minimum aggregate of 55% marks

Entrance Examination conducted by the university along with PI and good Academic Record.

Pondicherry University Distance Education Admission 2020

  • Apart from PG, PG Diploma the university also offers many courses through distance learning mode via Directorate of Distance Education, PU.
  • There is a Spot Admission on a provisional basis in DDE, PU. 
  • Interested Candidates can meet the Principal or his representative at the Admission Centre.

Pondicherry University Distance Education Admission Eligibility

Course

Eligibility

Admission Criteria

MA

The candidate must have completed the Bachelor’s degree(10+2+3) from a recognized university

Based on the merit

M.Com

MBA

Pondicherry University Admission Helpline

Pondicherry University Contact Details

Phone Number

0413-2655179

FAX

0413-2655734

Address

Pondicherry University, Bharat Ratna Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Administrative Building, R.V.Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry, India – 605014.

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Pondicherry University, Puducherry Admission FAQs

Pondicherry University Scholarship is provided to deserving candidates during the admission process. Scholarships like 100% concession in respect of tuition fee alone is extended to Physically Challenged Persons; 50% Concession in respect of tuition fee is extended to Defence personnel in Indian armed and paramilitary forces, Widows, Transgenders, Prisoners, Deserted women; All the full-time scholars admitted to Ph.D. programs of the university departments, will be eligible for a scholarship of INR 5,000/- per month; etc.

Pondicherry University has AC, well-maintained wifi-enabled campuses, library, and gym, two big auditoriums, several seminar halls, conference halls, etc., with a capacity of 600 and 350 students. A branch of Indian bank that provides Core Banking Services operates in Pondicherry University Campus. ATM facilities are also available on the campus.

The Pondicherry University offers various PG programmes like MA/M.Sc., M.Tech, MCA and MBA etc.

Pondicherry University offers distance education for PG, PG Diploma, MA, MBA, M.Com courses through distance learning mode via Directorate of Distance Education, PU.

Pondicherry University is one of the best central universities in India. For MBA in tourism, this university has a lot of observational visits and is very well guided by the experienced staff of the department. And there are on and off-campus interviews to the students.

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Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process 2020 for Pondicherry University, Puducherry Reviews


Piece of
Piece of
Master of Arts [M.A.] (Mass Communication), batch of 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

1. To get a seat for MA in Mass Communication one must have a Degree in any Discipline but students with BA in Journalism & Mass Communication or B.Sc in Electronic Media are mostly preferred.

2. I appeared Entrance Examination for MA in Mass Communication.

3. The students are selected as per the rankings score in the examination. There is reservation for Schedule Castes, Shedule Tribe, OBC and the Pondicherry local students. 



Soumya
Soumya
Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2018
7/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Eligibility criteria for our course at Pondicherry University were 55 percent in graduation with biology as subject such as microbiology, zoology, botany, biochemistry, physiology, molecular biology etc.
  • The admission procedure was online entrance examination.
  • I took Pondicherry University marine biology entrance examination.
  • Cut-offs was not known to me exactly but it was above 50 for general category students supposedly.


karthikgkarthik2010
Karthikgkarthik2010
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

1.Actually, My MBA Banking Technology Course is a different combination of banking and It Sector. To my surprise, those who did their Under Graduate In Engineering or in any of the computer related courses were allowed for eligibility in Pondicherry University, Puducherry.

2.It is an entrance exam conducted by Pondicherry University.

3. The cut-off Was around 120 for 200 AIR.



Digambar
Digambar
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Geology), batch of 2018
5/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The selection of candidates for admission to the P.G./M.Phil./Ph.D. programmes will be based on the marks obtained in the entrance examination only. The entrance examination will be of 2 hours duration. Mere appearance in the entrance examination does not entitle a candidate for admission to any course in this University and he/ she will be granted admission only if he/ she fulfils the eligibility criteria fixed for the courses. Even if a candidate is placed in the admission list based on his/ her performance in the entrance test but does not meet the eligibility criteria,he/ she will not be granted admission. Candidates are advised to take up the examination only if they satisfy the eligibility criteria. If the number of applications received is less than the prescribed intake, there will be no entrance test; admission will be granted based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination.
  • Specific Entrance Exam conducted by the University


Gouripada
Gouripada
Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2017
6/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The Candidate must have finished his/her BSc from any recognised university to get admitted to Pondicherry University, Puducherry.
  • I took the MSc Physics entrance to get admitted to this college.
  • The typical cut-off for this course is about 150.


Anonymous
Integrated MSc Physics, batch of 2023
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility for the course was determined through an all India Entrance Examination, for students who passed 12th std. The Pondicherry University Entrance Examination. As it is a Central University, the typical cut-offs vary each year concerning the reservation and other factors.



Md
Md
Integrated m.sc in economics, batch of 2017
8/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Candidate must have passed the 12th with economics and mathematics as a compulsory subject from a recognized institute to get admission in this college. Minimum 60% cutoff mark is required. The candidate must clear the specific entrance exam conducted by this university.



Sai
Sai
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics), batch of 2023
7/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The entrance exam to the course was a bit tough, but it's all worth to get admitted here. The faculties in the department are knowledgeable and experienced. Every admission to the course in the university is done via entrance exam by the university itself.



Rajdeep
Rajdeep
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Geology), batch of 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Eligibility criteria for B Sc in Geology, Admission procedure_ based on entrance. Pondicherry entrance examination is required to get into Pondicherry University.


aagash
Aagash
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Applications), batch of 2020
6/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

*the entrance exam is the eligibility criteria and admission procedure is so simple for my course *Pondicherry University entrance exams *160/200 is the cut off for the course



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Replied By Getmyuni

Hi Dulari!

Here are the details:

ADMISSION PROCEDURE:

Application forms is to be submitted online through the University Website www.pondiuni.edu.in by following the instructions therein.

MODE OF EXAM:

Online based entrance test at designed centres. For further details visit the university website.

 



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Replied By Getmyuni

Hello!

The admission procedure for the following course is :

The candidates have to undergo a written test i.e. Pondicherry University entrance exam for the discipline for which they’re applying, after qualifying the exam the candidates will be called for counseling/interview (which ever will be applicable). The admission will be strictly based on the rank scored by the candidates in their qualifying exam.

  • Start of Online application (for PG & Ph.D): 5th April, 2016
  • Last date to apply Online (for PG & Ph.D): 3rd May 2016
  • Examination Date (PG & Ph.D) – 27th May – 29th May 2016
  • Start of Online application (for MBA & MA – Through Distance): Available
  • Last date to apply Online (for MBA & MA – Through Distance): 15th April 2016
  • Download of Admit Card: May 2016
  • Result: will be announced later.

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