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Pondicherry University Admissions 2018 - MA, M.Sc. MBA, LLM, MTech, PhD

Pondicherry University Postgraduate Admissions 2018

Pondicherry University PG Admissions 2018 - Pondicherry University (A Central University accredited with A Grade by NAAC), has released official admission notification for the academic year 2018-19

Regular Courses

  • Post Graduate, MBA, MTech, MCA, M.Com., M.Ed., MLIS, M.P.Ed ,MSW, M.P.A ,MSc, LLM, Doctoral (PhD), PG Diploma, etc. The closing date for online submission of application is 24th April 2018
  • The University will conduct written tests in 34 centres across India

Important Dates

  • Online Registration starts on: 21st March 2018
  • Last Date for Online Registration: 24th April 2018
  • Dates of Entrance Examination: 25th, 26th & 27th May 2018
Courses Offered

Post Graduate Program

  • M.A.: Anthropology, Applied Economics, English & Comparative Literature, French (Translation & Interpretation), Hindi, History, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Politics & International Relations, Sanskrit, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Tamil
  • M.Sc.: Applied Geology, Applied Psychology, Astrophysics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Chemical Sciences, Disaster Management (at Port Blair, Andamans), Computer Science (at Puducherry Karaikal), Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Electronic Media, Food Science & Nutrition, Food Science & Technology, Marine Biology (at Port Blair, Andamans), Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Quantitative Finance, Statistics
  • M.A/ M.Sc. (Five Year Integrated Program): Applied Geology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, History, Political Science, Sociology [An opportunity for +2 students]
  • M. Tech.: Computer Science and Engineering; Computational Biology; Electronics & Communication Engineering; Environmental Engineering & Management; Exploration Geosciences; Green Energy Technology; Nano Science & Technology; Network & Internet Engineering
  • MBA - Business Administration (General), Banking Technology, Insurance Management (at Karaikal Campus), International Business, Tourism
  • MCA, M.Com., M.Ed., MLIS, M.P.Ed., MSW, M.P.A., LLM.,: MCA (at Puducherry Karaikal), MLIS (Master of Library and Information Science), MPA (Theatre Arts), MSW (Master of Social Work), M.Com (Business Finance at Puducherry Karaikal), M.Com (Accounting & Taxation), M.Ed., (Master of Education), M.P.Ed (Master of Physical Education),  LLM-1 Year Course (For specialization visit University Website)

Doctoral Programs (affiliated/recognized institutions)

  • PhD in Adult & Continuing Education, Anthropology, Applied Psychology, Banking Technology, Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Commerce (at Puducherry Karaikal), Computer Science & Engg (at Puducherry Karaikal), Drama & Theatre Arts, Earth Sciences, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Education, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronic Media, English, Food Science & Nutrition, Food Science & Technology, French, Green Energy Technology, Hindi, International Business, Law, Management (at Puducherry Karaikal), Marine Biology (at Port Blair), Mass Communication, Mathematics, Microbiology, Nano Science & Technology, Philosophy, Physical Education & Sports, Physics, Politics & International Studies, Sanskrit, Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies, Southern Asia Studies, Statistics, Tamil, Tourism Studies

Vector Control Research Centre, Puducherry

  • Zoology, Chemistry
  • (Candidates qualifies with NET/UGC/CSIR/ICMR/DST/DBT Fellowship are eligible)

*Full-time PhD Program, **Part-time PhD Program

  • Regional Medical Research Centre, Port Blair, Andamans - Medical Entomology and Medical Microbiology
  • Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Postgraduate Studies, Pondicherry - (PhD admissions are restricted to candidates belonging to Union Territory of Puducherry only): Botany; Commerce; English; Physics; Tamil; Zoology & Mathematics
  • Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry - Chemistry; Civil Engineering; Computer Science & Engineering; Electrical & Electronics Engineering; Electronics & Communication Engineering; Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering; Physics
  • The reservation shall be in accordance with the policy of the UT Govt of Puducherry, 75% of the seats are reserved for candidates from UT of Puducherry and 25% of the seats reserved for candidate from other states/UTs
  • Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Puducherry - Mechanical Engineering
  • Zoological Survey of India, Port Blair, Andamans - Taxonomy & Ecology
  • Mother Theresa Post Graduate & Research Institute of Health Science, Puducherry - Pharmacy
  • College of Nursing, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Science Puducherry - Nursing
  • Ecole Francaise D'extreme Orient, Puducherry - Sanskrit
  • PG - PhD Integrated Programs - (An Unique Opportunity For Graduate Students) - MA-PhD Hindi
  • PG Diploma Course (Full Time) - Food Safety and Quality Assurance in Food Industry; Green Energy Technology; Criminology & Forensic Science
  • Additional on Courses (Evening Programs) - Students can also pursue the following courses concurrently with their regular programs; students from other institutions can also apply for add on courses (notification will be released in local newspapers separately)

Eligibility Criteria

  • For PG Courses: The candidates must have completed bachelor’s degree in the associated field from a recognized College or University
  • For UG Courses: For these course candidates must have cleared class 12th or its equivalent examination from a genuine board or University
  • For PG Diploma Courses: The candidates must have completed master’s degree in the associated field from a recognized College or University
  • For Doctoral Courses: The candidates must have completed master’s degree in the associated field from a recognized College or University. Candidates who have qualified UGC NET exam are also allowed to appear in the test
  • For more details about eligibility criteria please refer the websitewww.pondiuni.edu.in

Scholarship Details

  • All the full-time scholars admitted to the PhD of the University Departments will be eligible for a monthly fellowship of Rs.8000/- with contingency
  • All students of the M.Sc. Marine Biology and Disaster Management (Port Blair) will get scholarship
  • In addition, Merit Scholarships & Merit cum Means Scholarships are available to deserving students of PG Degree programs, M.Sc/MA Five Year Integrated Programs
  • Fully free education for all differently abled students


  • Reservation for OBC/SC/ST, Differently Abled and Puducherry students will be applicable to the extent indicated in the prospectus

Mode of Exam

  • Online based Entrance test at designated Centres; for further details, visit the University website
Selection Process
  • For PG Courses (Except LLM), selection will be based on Entrance Examination
  • For LLM Course, selection will be based on Entrance Exam, Group Discussion, Presentation and Personal Interview
  • For Ph.D., Courses, admission is based on Entrance Test and Interview
Exam Centres
  • Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Itanagar, Karaikal, Kochi, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mahe/ Thalassery, Mangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Palayamkottai, Patna, Port Blair (Andamans), Puducherry, Pune, Ranchi, Srinagar (J&k), Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirappalli, Vijayawada, Villupuram and Visakhapatnam

Application Procedure

  • Application form is to be submitted online through the University website www.pondiuni.edu.in by following the instructions given therein
  • Apply separately for each course; fill in all columns with complete and correct information after going through the prospectus; incomplete/false/ wrong information will entail rejection of application
  • They should however, take a print out of the online application form and forward the same through the respective Head Quarter to "The Assistant Registrar(Academic-Admissions), Pondicherry University R.V. Nagar, Kalapet, Pondicherry-605014"

Application Fee

  • PG - SC/ST - Rs.200/-; PH - Transgender - Nil and Others - Rs.400/-
  • PhD - SC/ST - Rs.300/-; PH - Transgender - Nil and Others - Rs.600/-
  • MBA (one common application for all the 5 MBA Program) - SC/ST - Rs.500/-; PH - Transgender - Nil and Other - Rs.1000/-
  • Application Fee for NRI Overseas Candidates is US$100 (Rs.6500/- in equivalent Indian currency)
  • For all details regarding admission visit www.pondiuni.edu.in

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