CENTAC PG Admissions 2018-19 – CENTAC is also known as Centralised Admission Committee – Post Graduate (CENTAC-PG). It is an entrance examination conducted at the university level that helps determine admissions to Postgraduate programmes like- M.Tech., M.Sc., M.Phil., MCA and MBA Post Graduate Degree Programmes for the academic year 2018-2019. these are offered by the Pondicherry Engineering College and “Government Quota Seats” in the Unaided Private Professional Institutions, including the minority Colleges, functioning in the U.T. of Pondicherry, Government of Puducherry. Possible dates of exam are July 2018.
Applications are to start in July 2018. The entire application process has been explained in detail in the application form post. There can be around 8 steps in the application form completion. Step-1 Candidate Sign Up, Step-2 Candidate Login, Step-3 Payment, Step-4 CENTAC 2018 Application Form Filling, Step-5 Details of SSLC/Matriculation Examination, Step-6 Education Qualification Details, Step-7 Subject – Wise Marks / Grade in the Qualification Examination, and Step-8 Declaration By The Applicant, Parent/Guardian. You may have to pay around Rs. 550/- to Rs. 1100/- to complete your form.
CENTAC PG Admissions 2018-19
Candidates will have to appear for a 2 hour written exam which shall have 90 objective type questions. There shall be 4 marks for positively marked answers and 1 minus marks for negative responses marked by the candidates.
CENTAC PG Admissions 2018-19 Important dates
According to the expected dates, the application beginning in July will be functional for the entire month after which admit cards will be sent through registered post to candidates by 7 days before the exam. The entrance exam can take place in the end of July 2018. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for counseling. Individuals may have to pay counseling fee separately.
|Online application submission begins||1st week of Jul 2018|
|Last date for Online submission of application||3rd week of Jul 2018|
|Last date of receiving application by post||3rd week of Jul 2018|
|Admit card issue dates||3rd week of Jul 2018|
|Entrance exam dates||4th week of Jul 2018|
|Result declaration||Within a week|
Eligibility Criteria for CENTAC PG 2018
- Academic requirement- a candidate must have completed a Bachelor’s in his/ her respective discipline. The degree must have been obtained from an AICTE approved institution.
- Minimum marks requirement- 55% or equivalent CGPA
- Nationality- candidate must be an Indian national. However, French
- Nationals residing in the UT of Puducherry, and covered by the terms of the Treaty of Cession shall be treated on a par with Indian Nationals, for the purpose of admission.
- Age criteria- there is no age limit for M. Tech., M.Sc., M.Phil, MCA and MBA Programmes.
CENTAC PG Admissions 2018-19 Application form procedure
The application form for CENTAC PG 2018 shall have to be filled online by visiting the official website at pec.edu. Expected dates for form availability is May 2018 till June 2018. Candidates will need to complete multiple levels of particulars and later on sent to the convenor (most probably). There can be around 8 steps in the process-
Step-1 Candidate Sign Up
Step-2 Candidate Login
Step-4 CENTAC 2018 Application Form Filling
Step-5 Details of SSLC/Matriculation Examination
Step-6 Education Qualification Details
Step-7 Subject – Wise Marks / Grade in the Qualification Examination
Step-8 Declaration By The Applicant, Parent/Guardian
Documents to be sent by post with the application form
The complete filled form has to be downloaded, attached with the following checklist of documents and sent to the convenor.
- Online application printout – Other Biology Courses Application
- Age proof
- Nationality Certificate
- Residence Certificate
- Community Certificate
- Statement of Mark of SSLC
- Statement of Mark of H.Sc
- 2 self-addressed stamp size envelop and a dd of prescribed amount around Rs. 500/- to Rs. 1000/-
Admit card of CENTAC PG Admissions
The CENTAC PG-2018 Admit Card will be dispatched to the candidates around a week before the examination through post-medium. All the candidates should positively and responsibly bring the admit card for verification purpose. If you do not receive your admit card till a day before the exam, then you would have to contact the CENTAC PG enquiry office personally or write to them to get a duplicate copy of the hall ticket. On your admit card, Registration number, designated venue, exam date and time will be mentioned.
CENTAC PG Admissions 2018-19 Exam pattern
There will be a separate entrance test for each programme M.Tech., M.Sc., MCA and MBA. Each will have
- Total number of questions- 90
- Type of questions- Objective
- Duration- 2 hours
- Marks for right response- 4 marks
- Negative marks- 1 mark
|Master of Computer Applications (MCA)||Master of Business Administration (MBA)|
|Mathematics (Ancillary Level)||20||English||15|
|Analytical Ability||20||Logical Reasoning||30|
|Logical Reasoning||15||Mathematical Aptitude||30|
|Comprehensive verbal ability||15||General knowledge||15|
|General awareness in Computer Science||20|
In M.Sc- questions will be from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry taught at undergraduate level
The admissions shall be determined based on the merit obtained by the candidates and also as per the seat availability at the time of counseling. All admissions will be provisional unless approved by Pondicherry University. You will be intimated through call letter about the counseling in newspapers and also on the website at pec.edu. In the counseling, all your original documents will be cross-checked. The candidates may have to pay counseling fees of around Rs. 1100/- (Rs. 550/- for SC/ST) by DD mode.
Expected Seat Matrix for CENTAC PG 2018 Admissions
The table below is a tentative seat distribution according to the colleges in different programmes. These figures are subject to change in the coming future as the CENTAC PG events unfold. Stay with us for exact updates.
|College name||Course||Number of seats|
|Pondicherry Engineering College
(An Autonomous Institution of Govt. of
|MCA (I Year)||30||23||07|
Entry – II Year)
|1.Bharathiyar College of Engineering & Technology, Karaikal
2. Christ College of Engineering &
3. Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering & Technology, Puducherry
4.Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Puducherry
|M.Tech.||Govt. Quota seats|
|MCA (I Year)|
Entry – II Year)
|Christ Institute of Technology, Puducherry||M.Tech.||Govt. Quota seats|
|Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry||M.Tech.||Govt. Quota seats|
Insofar, official details of CENTAC PG 2018 have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as CENTAC releases CENTAC PG 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.