Pondicherry University conduct Entrance Examination for eligible candidates for admission into Postgraduate, PG Diploma course, 5 year Integrated courses, Ph.D courses for the academic year 2018-2019. Candidates have to check eligibility criteria before filling application form. Application Form is available online and has to be filled on or before the last date. Candidates can check the complete information of Pondicherry University Admission / Entrance Exam 2018 like application process, eligibility criteria, admit card, result, selection process etc through this page below.
Pondicherry University Admission / Entrance Exam 2018
Candidates seeking admission in Pondicherry University have to fill the Application Form online and has to be submitted on or before the last date of application April 24 2018. After applying candidates need to download admit cards. Important dates regarding Entrance exam are given below.
Schedule for the Pondicherry University Admission / Entrance Exam 2018 is given below.
|Online Registration starts on||21 Mar 2018|
|Last date for online registration|
|Admit card||after closing of application|
|Date of Entrance Test||25, 26 & 27 May 2018|
|Result||to be announced|
Students should have, in general, obtained the Bachelor’s degree/ Master’s degree from a recognized University under 10+2+3 / 10+2+3+2 system, i.e., the candidate should have studied for 15 years to obtain his/her/ bachelor’s degree and 17 years to obtain his/ her Master’s degree to apply for admission to P.G. and Ph.D. programmes respectively offered at each School/Department / Centre.
The minimum eligibility criteria for different courses are as prescribed in the appropriate sections. Candidates qualified through other system of studies should obtain eligibility certificate from the University before admission.
Unless otherwise specifically stated, candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% of marks in part III (core and allied) of their U.G. degree examination for admission to courses under Humanities and Social Sciences subjects and a minimum 55% of marks in part III (core and allied) of their U.G. degree for admission to courses under science disciplines. For the Five Year Integrated Programmes, the candidates should have passed the +2 examination with at least 50% marks. Eligibility marks will not be rounded off. For example 49.99% will not be rounded off to 50% for the purpose of admission.
Candidates awaiting their results are also eligible to apply. Such candidates, however, must produce the mark sheet/ degree certificate as the proof of fulfilling the prescribed eligibility criteria on or before 1st September 2018 failing which provisional admission, if granted, will be cancelled.
Course wise educational details and exam date
The entrance examination for admission to each programme will be held as per the scheduled time table in the following centres provided sufficient number of candidates opt for the given centre. Candidates should indicate 2 centres in the order of preference in the application form.
|Cuttack||Port Blair (Andamans)|
Here is a list of regular courses offered at Pondicherry University.
About Pondicherry University
Pondicherry University is a Central University established by an Act of Parliament in October 1985. It is an affiliating University with a jurisdiction spread over the Union Territory of Puducherry, Lakshwadeep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The University’s objectives are to disseminate and advance knowledge by offering teaching and research facilities, to make provisions for studies in French and integrated courses in Humanities and the Sciences, and to promote interdisciplinary studies and research. The University’s motto is ‘Vers la lumière’ meaning ‘towards the light’ The main campus is located at Kalapet, 10 km from the town of Puducherry, in a serene and beautiful campus of 800 acres adjoining the scenic Bay of Bengal.
The University also has campuses at Karaikal and Port Blair which currently offer P.G. and Doctoral programmes.