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Pondicherry University MA Admissions

Pondicherry University MA Admissions

Last Modified : June 11, 2015

Pondicherry Universitywas inaugurated in 1985 with the aim to inculcate and impart quality education and imbibe brilliant skills through practical approach and newer ways of learning. Since its inception, the university has produced brightest students performing well in various sectors globally. It has 87 affiliated colleges with a total of 45,000 students enrolled.

Pondicherry University MA Courses:

It offers 2 yrs M.A Programme in following streams:

  • Anthropology
  • English & Comparative Literature
  • Applied Economics
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Politics and International Relations
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit
  • Philosophy
  • South Asian Studies
  • Mass Communication
  • Tamil

The selection of the applicants is on the basis of an online entrance exam held at the respective centres.

Pondicherry University M.A Eligibility Criteria

ProgrammeEligibility Criteria
AnthropologyGraduation in any discipline with 50% marks
English & Comparative LiteratureGraduation in English with 50% marks
Applied EconomicsGraduation in Economics or Maths with 50% marks
SociologyGraduation in any discipline with 50% marks
HistoryGraduation in History or Social Sciences with 50% marks
SanskritGraduation in Sanskrit with 50% marks
PhilosophyGraduation in any discipline with 50% marks
South Asian StudiesGraduation in any discipline with 50% marks
Mass CommunicationGraduation in any discipline with 50% marks
TamilGraduation in Tamil with 55% marks
Politics & International RelationsGraduation in any discipline with 50% marks
HindiGraduation in Hindi or equivalent with 50% marks
FrenchGraduation in French with 50% marks or equivalent with 2 yrs French with 55% marks

 

Pondicherry University M.A Application Process

Please visit the following link www.pondiuni.edu.in.There is a separate application form for each programme. Follow the steps below for registration:

  1. First time users should click on the New Candidate Bar
  2. Select " Declaration" and proceed
  3. Fill the relevant details before clicking on the "SUBMIT" button
  4. A 6 — digit password will be sent through SMS or e-mail. Use this mail id and password each time you log in in order to be a Registered Candidate.

Applicants should fill an online application form available at Rs 250 for General category and Rs 125 for SC/ST. NRI and overseas student will need to pay Rs 1000 either through credit card/ Net banking/Debit Card.

An applicant can even pay through Challan (Cash) in Indian Bank and it is mandatory to preserve the Challan Copy after registration, however defense personnels should take the print out of the application form and mail at the following address:

The Assistant Registrar (Academic Admissions)Pondicherry UniversityR.V. Nagar, Kalapet,Pondicherry — 605 014

Pondicherry University M.A Fee Structure

Tuition Per Semester

  • For NRI ( Developing Countries)
  • Western Countries
Rs. 1000$300

$500

Total

  • First Semester
  • Second Semester
  • Third Semester
  • Fourth Semester
Rs.15100

Rs. 1000

Rs. 6400

Rs. 1000

 

Pondicherry University M.A Important Dates

Online Registration BeginsApril 28, 2015
Last Date for Registering OnlineMay 15, 2015
M.A Anthropology Entrance ExamMay 31, 2015  (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm)
M.A Applied Economics Entrance ExamMay 30, 2015 (9:00 am – 11:00 am)
M.A English Entrance ExamMay 31, 2015 ( 12:30 pm- 2:30 pm)
M.A  French Entrance ExamMay 29, 2015 ( 12:30 pm -2:30 pm)
M.A Tamil Entrance ExamMay 29, 2015 ( 9:00 am — 11:00am)
M.A Hindi Entrance ExamMay 29, 2015 ( 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm)
M.A History Entrance ExamMay 31, 2015 ( 9:00 am — 11:00 am)
M.A Mass Communication Entrance ExamMay 30, 2015 ( 9:00 am — 11:00 am)
M.A Philosophy Entrance ExamMay 29, 2015 ( 9:00 am — 11:00 am)
M.A Politics & International Relations Entrance ExamMay 30, 2015 (4:00 pm — 6:00 pm)
M.A Sanskrit Entrance ExamMay 29, 2015 (9:00 am — 11:00 am)
M.A Sociology Entrance ExamMay 29, 2015 (4:00 pm — 6:00 pm)
M.A South Asian Studies Entrance ExamMay 29, 2015 ( 12:30 pm — 2:30 pm)