CENTAC 2020 Merit list(Released), Registration Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

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    CENTAC 2020 Draft merit list for admission to PG courses for Medical and Dental stream through NEET PG 2020 has been released on April 13 2020.   CENTAC 2020 or Central Admission Committee, Puducherry conducts admission process for admission to various undergraduate/Post Graduate courses in the field of engineering, pharmacy,medical etc. offered in various government institutions in Puducherry. Committee does not conduct any test and the admission is based purely on the merit of aspirants at the 10+2 level.

    CENTAC EligibilityCENTAC Application FromCENTAC CounsellingCENTAC Cutoff
    • Seats are allotted on the basis of cut-off declared by CENTAC for various institutions and the respective courses they offer.
    • After filling the form online, candidates are required to submit the form at address mentioned in guidelines.
    • For admission to law courses, candidates will have to submit a different form.
    • The application window will open in the third week of May and candidates will be able to fill the form till the last week of May 2020
    • Candidates can apply for more than one course in a single application form, except for Law courses
    • CENTAC will prepare for separate merit lists for various courses based on candidates’ marks in 10+2.
    • Document verification and seat allocation will be done through the centralized counselling process.

    CENTAC offers admission to various courses and accordingly, the eligibility criteria for admission to all the courses will vary. Aspirants should go through the eligibility criteria carefully before proceeding ahead.

    Latest: CENTAC PG admissions through NEET PG/MDS begins. Draft merit list released. Check now

    CENTAC 2020 Highlights

    Some important highlights for CENTAC 2020 Counselling process is tabulated below.

    Counselling AuthorityCentral Admission Committee (CENTAC) Puducherry
    Courses offeredB.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Sc Nursing, BSc (MLT), BA LLB, MBBS and BDS (Based on NEET score)
    Qualification requiredShould be Indian national; Upper age limit is 21 and lower age limit is 17
    Conducted forAdmission to Government institutions in Puducherry
    Issue of formsThird week of May , 2020
    Last date for submitting application formLast week of May, 2020
    Issue of cut-off and Merit listSecond week of June, 2020
    Official address“The Convenor”
    CENTAC office PEC Campus, Pillaichavady,
    Puducherry – 605 014

    CENTAC 2020 Exam dates

    CENTAC 2020 Exam dates

    CENTAC 2020 important dates are mentioned below for PG Medical/Dental admissions.

    EventsImportant Date
    Release of online Application Form February 26, 2020
    Last date to submit online Application Form March 12, 2020
    Release of Draft Merit List of Applied April 13, 2020 (Released)
    Last date to objection of Draft merit list April 15, 2020
    Date of declaration of Merit List of AppliedTo be announced
    1st round of counselingTo be announced
    Joining Date for 1st roundTo be announced
    2nd round of counselingTo be announced
    Joining Date for 2nd roundTo be announced
    Mop-up CounsellingTo be announced
    Joining Date for Mop-up roundTo be announced

    CENTAC 2020 Eligibility

    CENTAC 2020 Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria is specified by various institutions offering admission to different courses through CENTAC 2020. Eligibility criteria comprises minimum qualification that candidates should possess in order to be able to apply, age limit, domicile criteria, etc.

    Aspirants can check below the CENTAC 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

    Nationality: Only Indian Nationals are eligible to register for CENTAC 2020.

    Age Criteria: The lower age limit for BAMS is 17 Years (as on 1st October 2020).

    The upper age limit for B.Tech is 21 years (as on 1st July 2020). There is three years relaxation for SC Candidates.

    Qualification Criteria:

    1. For B.Tech Course:

    • Qualifying Exam: Pass 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
    • Subjects: Qualify the 10+2 examination with Physics & Mathematics along with one of the given subjects: Chemistry/Biology/Bio-Technology/Computer Science.
    • Minimum Marks: Secure minimum 45% marks (40% marks in case of reserved category).
    • Attempts: For SC, three attempts application & for other, only two attempts.

    2. For B.Pharm Course:

    • Qualifying Exam: Qualify the 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
    • Subjects: Pass the above examination with Physics & Chemistry along with one of the given subjects: Mathematics /Biology/Bio-Technology/Computer Science.
    • Minimum Marks: Score at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of reserved category).
    • Attempts: There are no attempt limits for B.Pharma.

    3. For BAMS(Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery) Course:

    • Qualifying Exam: Pass the 10+2 examination from a recognized board.
    • Subjects: Qualify the above exam with Physics, Biology, Chemistry & English subjects individually.
    • Minimum Marks: Obtain at least 50% marks (For GEN), 40% marks (For SC/ST/OPH) & 45% marks (For OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/OPH (GEN & OBC).
    • Attempts: Only one attempt limit.

    4. For BDS and MBBS

    • Qualifying Exam: Qualify the 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
    • Subjects: Pass the above examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Bio-Technology, Zoology, Botany and English individually.
    • Minimum Marks: Score at least 50% marks (40% marks in case of reserved category).\
    • Entrance Exam: Based on the rank secured in NEET 2020
    • Attempts: There are no attempt limits for BDS and MBBS

    5. For B.Sc. (MLT)

    • Qualifying Exam: Qualify the 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
    • Subjects: Pass the above examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English
    • Minimum Marks: Score at least 50% marks (40% marks in case of reserved category).
    • Attempts: There are no attempt limits for this course.

    6. For B.Sc. (Nursing)

    • Qualifying Exam: Qualify the 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
    • Subjects: Pass the above examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
    • Minimum Marks: Score at least 50 %marks (40% marks in case of reserved category).
    • Attempts: There are no attempt limits for B.Sc.(Nursing)

    CENTAC 2020 Reservation Criteria

    As per government norms, seat reservation is applicable for seats offered in various courses by each institute. Candidates can look at the table below to check the distribution of seats.

    CENTAC 2020 Reservation Criteria:

    CategoriesReservation (%)
    Vertical Reservation
    Other Backward Classes (OBC)11
    Backward Classes Muslims (BCM)2
    Most Backward Classes (MBC)18
    Extreme Backward Classes (EBC)2
    Backward Tribes1
    Scheduled Caste (ST)16
    Horizontal Reservation
    Children/Grand Children of Freedom (Fighter (FF)4
    Physically Challenged3
    Wards of Ex-Servicemen1 or 3**
    Candidate who are Meritorious in Sports (SP)1

    CENTAC 2020 Application Process

    The application form of CENTAC 2020 will be available from May third week, 2020. The last date of submitting the filled-in CENTAC 2020 Application Form is last week of May, 2020. Form can be submitted in online mode only.

    Below is a step wise guide to finish the application form

    Step 1:Obtaining the Application Form

    The application form can be obtained online. Candidates seeking the form online should visit the CENTAC website https://www.centaconline.in/

    Candidates will have to enter name, date of birth and mobile number/email id in order to get the user id and password required to login for the application form.

    The next step is logging-in using the user id and password to fill the application form

    Step 2: Filling-in

    Candidates are required to provide personal and educational details. They have to upload photograph in the required format which will be used for both application form and admit card. The details to be filled in the application form are

    Course AppliedMention the course they are applying for i.e. B.Tech, B.Pharma etc
    Name of CandidateEnter the full name in maximum 50 characters in capital letters
    GenderFill in Code Number for Female Candidates
    Fill in Code Number for Male Candidates
    Fill in Code Number for Other Gender Candidates
    Father’s NameEnter Father’s Name or Guardian’s name
    Mother’s NameEnter Mother’s Name
    Date of BirthMention the Date of Birth in the format Day/Month/Year along with the age of candidate as on the October 01, 2020
    Educational StreamEnter Subjects studied in 10+2 and marks obtained in the final examination
    Correspondence AddressEnter the address in English capital letters with Pin Code, Landline Number with STD Code and Mobile Number
    Mark of IdentificationMention the identification mark
    Educational QualificationHigh School- Year of Passing, Name of Board/University, Total Marks, Marks obtained by Candidates and Percentage obtained
    Scheduled Tribe
    Otherwise abled/Blind
    Sportsmen (for participation at national-international level competitions)
    General Category
    Code of university (Preference wise)

    Enter code of university and preference as given in the form

    Enclosures sentMark the choice of the documents sent along with the CENTAC 2020 Application Form

    There is a Declaration and a CENTAC 2020 Identity Card attached with the CENTAC 2020 Application form.

    Step 3: Payment of fee: 3. online payment is accepted through debit card, credit card, and net banking.

    CoursesFee (GEN category)Fee (Reserved Category)
    One Course500250
    Two Courses750350
    Three courses1000500

    Documents Required with CENTAC 2020 Application Form

    Candidates need to submit several requisite documents along with print-out of duly filled CENTAC 2020 Application Form. The following documents are required for the CENTAC 2020 Application Process:

    • Copy of Online Payment
    • Nationality Certificate
    • Permanent Integrated Certificate
    • Special Category Certificate (if applicable)
    • Self-attested copy of Certificate depicting Age of Candidate
    • Self -attested copies of Degrees and Mark-sheets of 10 + 2 examination or other educational qualifications.
    • Reservation/Caste Certificate (if applicable)
    •  Passport-size photographs of the candidate. Photographs must not be older than three months from the date of submission of the CENTAC 2020 Application Form.
    • Community Certificate (if applicable)
    • Nativity Certificate (if applicable)
    • Sports Certificate (if applicable)

    Note: In case of any errors and queries, candidates should write to or visit the The Convenor”
    CENTAC office PEC Campus, Pillaichavady,
    Puducherry – 605 014

    CENTAC 2020 Merit List

    CENTAC 2020 Merit List

    CENTAC will prepare separate merit lists for admission to various courses. The merit lists for selected candidates will be published through the website of the three universities. The result will be available by first week of June.

    Steps to download the merit list:

    • Candidates can check their merit status online on the official site for CENTAC 2020
    • Open the website and click on the link that reads CENTAC 2020 Results
    • Enter registered enrollment number in the window that appears
    • Press submit, the result will be displayed
    • Result window will show the cut off marks and call letter.

    CENTAC 2020 Cut off

    CENTAC 2020 Cut off

    CENTAC 2020 cutoff is the minimum score a candidate needs to obtain in order to be eligible for admission to various undergraduate programs.

    • CENTAC 2020 cutoff will vary from institute to institute.
    • The cut-off will also depend on the course and the category of the students who have been shortlisted on the basis CENTAC ranks.
    • The cutoff of CENTAC 2020 isn’t fixed and may vary from previous years. It depends on the several factors:
    1. Seats available in the course for which admission is sought
    2. The cutoff trends of previous years
    3. Perform in the 10+2  exam (if more number of candidates do well in the exam, it will push the cutoff rank higher and vice versa)

    CENTAC Counselling 2020

    CENTAC Counselling 2020

    Aspirants meeting the cutoff marks CENTAC 2020 will be placed in the Merit List prepared by the committee.

    • The Merit List will be prepared based on the marks scored in accordance of their ranks.
    • Candidates will be called for counselling in order of their ranks and seat allotment on the basis of CENTAC 2020 Merit List. Separate counselling letters will be issued.
    • The counseling is tentatively scheduled to be conducted in the second week of June till week first of July 2020 up until second list.
    • Candidates will have to check the website for counseling schedule.
    • CENTAC 2020 Counselling will be conducted offline.
    • The qualified candidates need to appear in person for counselling and will be required to produce the required documents for verification.

    Documents for CENTAC 2020 Counselling:

    1. Permanent Residence Certificate
    2. Mark Sheet of Class XII
    3. Marksheet of class Xth (Birth date proof)
    4. Attested copies of mark sheet of Class XII has to be submitted
    5. Category certificate (if applicable)
    6. Qualifying exam degree/mark sheet
    7. Call letter of CENTAC 2020
    8. A copy of application form

    After the completion of the counselling process within one week, the conducting authority will release a seat allotment list. Candidates have to download their provisional allotment letter from the website and then report at the allotted center within a given time period with all the required documents. In case, candidates fail to report on a given time, their seat will be cancelled or given away.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    02 Feb, 2019 11:53
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    02 Feb, 2019 12:43
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    03 Sep, 2018 23:26
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    04 Sep, 2018 12:28
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