Pondicherry University (PU), Puducherry Admission Process

  Puducherry   AICTE, UGC, NAAC   ESTD 1985
  Puducherry   AICTE, UGC, NAAC   ESTD 1985

Admission

Pondicherry University Admission Process

Pondicherry University is one of the central universities in India. It was established in the year 1985, and it covers the Union Territories of Puducherry along with Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

The admission process at Pondicherry University is different for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.  However, merit remains one of the crucial criteria for selection in the University.

To get the detailed information regarding Pondicherry University courses candidates are advised to log on to their official website. Pondicherry University application forms can be downloaded from their website.

Admission Highlights: 

  • The candidates applying for Bachelor’s Degree Science courses like Geography, Computer Science, Mathematics, Home Science, etc. in Pondicherry University are selected based on their merit and marks secured in their higher secondary examination.  
  • The candidates are eligible if they have passed the higher secondary examination conducted by Tamil Nadu Government or any other recognised board and should have studied the concerned subject as one of the subjects of study or an examination in standard 12th. 
  • The candidates applying for Vocational Bachelor’s Degree course in Fashion Technology/ Journalism & Mass Communication from Pondicherry University are selected based on their merit and marks secured in their higher secondary examination.  The candidates are eligible if they have passed the higher secondary examination from any recognised board. 
  • The candidates applying for Bachelor Degree Art courses like English, Sociology, Psychology, Hindi, Sanskrit, etc. from Pondicherry University are selected based on their merit and marks secured in their higher secondary examination. The candidates are eligible if they have passed the higher secondary examination conducted by the Tamil Nadu Government or any other recognised board. 
  • The candidates applying for Master’s Degree, M.Sc or M.Tech courses like Mathematics, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Electronics & Communication, Nano Science & Technology, etc. in Pondicherry University are selected based on their graduation marks and a joint entrance examination conducted by the University. They must have completed their graduation in the concerned subject with a minimum of 55%. 
  • The candidates applying for Master’s Degree in Arts courses like History, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, etc. from Pondicherry University are selected based on their graduation marks and an entrance examination conducted by the University. The applicants must have completed their graduation in the concerned subject with a minimum of 55%
  • The candidates applying for Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) courses like Business Administration, International Business, Tourism, etc. at Pondicherry University are selected based on their graduation marks with a minimum of 50% in any discipline and CAT score.
  • The candidates applying for PhD Degree in Pondicherry University, are selected based on a combination of post-graduation marks, an entrance-level examination conducted by the University, and personal interview taken at the university. The candidates seeking admission must have completed their post-graduation in the concerned subject with a minimum of 55%. 

Admission Procedure

Course Specialization Eligibility Selection Procedure
B.A.+M.A. History, Political Science, Sociology Passed HSC exam with a 50% mark in relevant stream from a recognised board Entrance examination, followed by group discussion and interview in some cases. 
B.Sc.+M.Sc. Applied Geology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics
Advance Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology Theatre Technology Passed graduation degree in the relevant stream from a recognised University
Post Graduate Diploma in Management Management
Post Graduate Diploma Food Safety and Quality Assurance in Food Industry, Green Energy Technology, Criminology & Forensic Science, Intellectual Property Rights
MCA Computer Application
MSW Social Work
LLM Law
M.Lib.I.Sc. Library and Information Science
M.P.Ed Physical Education
M.Ed Education
M.Com Business Finance, Accounting & Finance
MPA Drama & Theatre Arts
M.Tech Computer Science & Engineering, Computational Biology, Electronics & Communication, Environmental Engineering & Management, Exploration Geoscience, Green Energy Technology, Nano Science & Technology, Network & Internet Engineering
M.A Anthropology, Applied Economics, English & Comparative Literature, French, Hindi, History, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Political and International Relations, Political Science, Sanskrit, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Tamil
M.Sc. Applied Geology, Applied Psychology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Disaster Management, Ecology & Environmental Sciences, Electronic Media, Food Science & Nutrition, Food Science & Technology, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Quantitative Finance, Statistics
MBA Banking Technology, Business Administration, Insurance Management (Karaikal), International Business, Tourism
PhD NA Passed master degree in the relevant stream from a recognised university