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Pondicherry University Admission 2017-18

Pondicherry University has three campuses with the main campus located at Puducherry housing 15 Schools, 37 Departments and 10 Centres. The university offers Postgraduate and Doctoral courses in the Faculty of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering Technology, Fine Arts, Law, Management and Medicine. In addition to regular courses, the university also runs 26 Diploma / Certificate Add-On Courses in the evening session.

  • Registration process for PG/PhD courses generally commences from the first week of April every year.
  • Applications are accepted within the stipulated time i.e. first week of May.
  • Pondicherry University application forms can be submitted online through the university website by following the instructions given therein.
  • Online entrance examination for admission to PG programmes are conducted in the last week of May, in multiple cities across India

Pondicherry University entrance exam results are released on the official website within 15 days from the date of examination. Selected/ waitlist candidates can check their status and report to the concerned university department as per the admission schedule. Separate course-wise lists are issued by the university for PG and Ph.D program. Shortlisted studetns must be present at the time of counselling with the necessary documents ads well as required fee to ensure the completion of admission process.

List of courses offered by Pondicherry University

Course LevelCourse NameSelection CriteriaRegistration DatesApplication Link
Post Graduate (PG)MA, MSc, MBA, M.Tech, M.Com, M.Ed., MLIS, MPA, M.P.Ed, MSW,
PG Diploma
University Entrance ExaminationApril 6 – May 3, 2017 
LL.MNational Level Admission TestApril 6 – May 3, 2017 
ResearchPh.D (Full-Time)Entrance Exam + PI + Academic RecordApril 6 – May 3, 2017 
Ph.D (Part-Time)
Distance ProgrammesMA, M.Com
MBA
Direct AdmissionJanuary 2 – January 31, 2017Application Form

In addition to regular PG/ Ph.D programmes, the university also offers several Distance Learning courses such as MA, MBA and M.Com. Candidates possessing the relevant bachelor’s degree from a recognized university are eligible to apply and will be admitted directly to the courses. Admission to the distance programmes is done twice a year viz. July-September (Academic year) and January-March (Calender year).     

  • 15%, 7.5% and 27% seats are reserved for SC, ST and OBC (Creamy Layer) category respectively. 
  • In addition to it, seats are also reserved for differently abled candidates and students who are natives of Pondicherry.
  • In case of Research courses, fellowships are offered by university as well as the Government of Pondicherry.

Scholarships are also provided by the university regarding PG courses to the deserving candidates who score highest percentage in PG entrance examination and those who secure excellent marks in semester examination.

Check the Pondicherry University DDE Admission 2017-18.

Pondicherry University Important Dates:

Registration Start Date: April 6, 2017

Registration End Date: May 3, 2017

Entrance Exam Date: May 27-29, 2017

Pondicherry University Integrated/ PG/ PG Diploma Admission 2017

The university offers a wide range of Integrated/ PG / PG Diploma programmes to candidates who fulfill the required eligibility criteria. For admission to master degree programmes, candidates must possess bachelor degree whereas in case of Integrated courses, student should have passed 10+2 qualifying examination.

The following table shows general eligibility and selection criteria of various Integrated & PG courses:

Course NameEligibilitySelection Process
Integrated MA/M.Sc10+2 (HSC) ExaminationEntrance Examination conducted by the university
Master of Arts (MA)Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject
Master of Science (M.Sc)Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject
M.Tech.BE/B.Tech/M.Sc/Masters Degree
MBABachelor’s Degree in any discipline
MCABachelor’s Degree
M.ComBachelor’s Degree in Commerce
M.Ed.B.Ed. Degree
M.L.I.S.Any Bachelor’s Degree
MPABachelor’s Degree in any discipline
M.P.Ed.B.P.Ed. Degree
M.S.W.Bachelor’s Degree
LL.MLL.B DegreeNational Level Admission Test + GD + PI
PG DiplomaBachelors Degree/ Masters DegreeEntrance Examination conducted by the university

For admission to Integrated/PG/PG Diploma, an Online Entrance Examination will be conducted and candidates will be evaluated on the basis of marks secured. The paper will consist of 100 Multiple Choice questions to be answered within a time duration of 120 minutes. 4 marks will be allotted for every correct answer while 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

Application forms can be submitted online through the university website by following the instructions given therein. Candidates can apply for more than one course with separate application fee. Application fee of INR 250 (Rs. 125/- for SC/ST candidates) can be submitted through online/ offline mode of payment. For information and latest updates on PG course admissions, kindly go through Pondicherry University PG Admissions 2017.

For Foreign candidates

Self-supporting foreign candidates seeking admission can apply by filling-in the prescribed form for various courses. The application fee for NRI and Overseas student is Rs. 1,000/- which can be submitted through online or offline payment modes.

Pondicherry University Ph.D Admission 2017

Doctoral programme is offered in more than 40 disciplines including commerce, history, mathematics, bioinformatics, physics, chemistry, english, microbiology etc. The course is offered on Full-Time as well as Part-Time (External /Internal) basis to candidates with the required degree and experience.

Course NameEligibilitySelection Process
PhD (Full-Time)Qualified for Masters DegreeEntrance Examination + Personal Interview + Academic Record
PhD (Part-Time) InternalAcademic staff/Candidates with work experience
PhD (Part-Time) ExternalAcademic staff/Candidates with work experience

In case of admission to Ph.D subjects (e.g. Mathematics, Microbiology etc.) offered both in the University Departments and in the affiliated institutions, candidates should appear for a common entrance examination. The selection will be based on a common merit list prepared on the basis of marks scored in the entrance test.

Certain groups of students such as NET/JRF qualified candidates with fellowship are exempted from examination and will be given direct admission to PhD programmes. Candidates can register themselves for admission through the online application process available at the official university website. To know about the detailed eligibility criteria and application process for the PhD admissions at Pondicherry University, candidates can log on to Pondicherry University Ph.D Admissions 2017.

For Foreign candidates

NRI and foreign candidates who fullfil the required eligibility criteria for Ph.D (full-time) and Ph.D (part-time) programme will be exempted from entrance test depending on their scholastic achievements. Such candidates will have to give a seminar before the Department committee and will be evaluated for admission on the basis of their performance.

Selection of foreign students will be done on the basis of marks secured in the written test and/or viva-voce in case they are already here in India at the time of the written examination. However, if they are abroad at the time of applying for admission, such students will be exempted from written test and viva-voce examination, if any.

Self-supporting foreign candidates seeking admission to the university can apply by filling-in the prescribed form for various courses. The application fee for NRI and Overseas student is Rs. 1,000/- which can be submitted through online or offline payment modes.

Pondicherry University Entrance Exam Result 2017

The university has declared entrance exam results 2017 for various PG courses as well as Ph.D program which was conducted in the month of May by the university. The entrance exam results declared are provisional and the selected/ waitlist candidates must report to the concerned Head of the Department/Centre for admission along with original certificates and required fee amount.

Pondicherry University admission schedule for PG courses 

Pondicherry University Select/Wait List for PG Courses

Pondicherry University Ph.D Select/Wait List and admission schedule

Candidates awaiting their final exam result are also eligible to report for admission with all the available certificates & mark statements. Such candidates will also be considered for admission on provisional basis and will be required to produce final mark list & provisional certificate on or before September 1, 2017. 

Original and Xerox Certificates/ documents required at the time of admission 

  1. X Std or equivalent certificate/mark statement along with age proof
  2. H.Sc. or its equivalent certificate/mark Statement
  3. Degree/Provisional certificate of the qualifying Degree Examination along with mark statements.
  4. OBC with Non- Creamy Layer certificate recently issued (i.e. issued after April 2017) by competent Authority, in case of OBC candidate
  5. Recently issued SC/ST/PH/Pondicherry Residence certificate/Karaikal Residence Certificate from competent authority as applicable
  6. Migration/Transfer certificate and conduct certificate from the institution last studied
  7. Recently taken two stamp size colour photograph (For Group Medical Insurance Policy)
  8. Soft copy of colour passport size photograph in a CD (for Library and ID Card)

Note: Pondicherry University Entrance Results for M.P.Ed will be finalized and released after the Physical fitness and games proficiency tests. Similarly, in case of LL.M, the provisional over all merit list will be announced after the  interview.

For more admission related information, candidates can check the Pondicherry University Prospectus 2017-18

Pondicherry University Distance Education Admission 2017

In addition to various regular PG/ PG Diploma/ Ph.D programmes, the university also offers several courses through distance learning mode via Directorate of Distance Education, PU. Eligible candidates will be admitted directly on the basis of their qualifying degree merit. SC/ST candidates can avail various scholarships of the respective State/ UT Governments whereas exemption/concession in the tuition fee is provided to Physically challenged students as well as other reserved category candidates.

The following table displays the eligibility criteria and selection process for the distance programmes:

Course NameEligibilitySelection Process
MAAny Degree from the UGC Recognized UniversityDirect Admission
M.Com
MBA

Students satisfying the relevant eligibility criteria can apply online or obtain the application form along with the information brochure from the website/ university office. Completed applications should be submitted along with the necessary enclosures within the stipulated time to the university office.

 

online and offline application mode

Established in 1985, Pondicherry University is situated in the southern part of the country and it has three campuses. The university has 15 schools, 37 departments, 10 centres and 92 affiliated colleges offering Post Graduate courses in the Faculty of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering Technolo.. read more

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Established in 1985, Pondicherry University is situated in the southern part of the country and it has three campuses. The university has 15 schools, 37 departments, 10 centres and 92 affiliated colleges offering Post Graduate courses in the aculty of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering Technolog.. read more

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MUPPIDI PREMCHAND Master of Arts [MA] (English Language and Literature)Pursued Second Year 2017 - 2018
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PU entrance test. I scored 162 marks in the entrance and I found the University has a good reputation of being a central University. Especially only University that offers South Asian studies.


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All india national entrance Exam conducted by pondicherry university I qualified. my rank was 29th in merit. the centre for bioinformatics at pondicherry university is recognised as centre of excellence by DBT, government of india. All the required facilities and infrastructure is available. All the faculties are simply best.


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4 Comments
Udayakumar R

m.p.ed online appley

03 May, 2017 00:10
Admin

Hi Udayakumar, to get details on the procedure for admission, please find the link http://collegedunia.com/university/25772-pondicherry-university-pondicherry/admission

05 May, 2017 14:57
SAI SAMIRA BUNNI

"exemption from Ph.D Entrance Exam" What does this mean?

28 Apr, 2017 00:10
Admin

Hi Samira, if you are finding this sentence in any admission process or selection process to Ph.D. Course that mean ("exemption from Ph.D. Entrance Exam"), you don't need  to take any admission test or entrance exam to get admission to the Ph.D. Course.

02 May, 2017 15:29
rajat kumar shoo

sir, is there any scholarship for outer state student at your university ?

26 Apr, 2017 00:10
Admin

Hi Rajat, you may find the details on scholarship by going through the reviews given by the students of the University. Please find the link for same http://collegedunia.com/university/25772-pondicherry-university-pondicherry/scholarship

28 Apr, 2017 16:39
RAGASAMY A

hello, i want know about MA english admission cutoff marks

15 Mar, 2017 00:10
Admin

Hi Ragasamy, to get details on admission to MA Course, please find the link http://collegedunia.com/university/25772-pondicherry-university-pondicherry/admission

15 Mar, 2017 18:32

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