Pondicherry University Entrance Test for PhD & PG Courses Admission 2016

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Pondicherry University Admission Notice for Regular Courses 2016-17

Applications have been invited by Pondicherry University, R.V. Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry for admission to Regular Programmes of academic year 2016-17.

Courses Offered

Post Graduate Programs

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., LL.M.,

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),  LL.M-1 Year Course (For specialization visit University Website)

Doctoral Programmes (affiliated/recognized institutions)

Ph.D 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
(Candidates employed in Research Projects (NET/JRF qualified)* and Permanent employees involved in research at VCRC ** only are eligible)
*Full-time PhD Program, **Part-time PhD Program

Regional Medical Research Centre, Port Blair, Andamans

Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Post Graduate Studies, Puducherry
(PhD admissions are restricted to candidates belonging to Union Territory of Puducherry only): Botany; Commerce; English; Physics; Tamil; Zoology & Mathematics

Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry
(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)
Chemistry; Civil Engineering; Computer Science & Engineering; Electrical & Electronics Engineering; Electronics & Communication Engineering; Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering; Physics

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Puducherry
Mechanical Engineering

Zoological Survey of India, Port Blair, Andamans
Taxonomy & Zoogeography

Bharathidasan Govt. College for Women, Puducherry
Home Science

Ecole Francaise D'extreme Orient, Puducherry

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

Courses at Karaikal Campus
M.Sc Computer Science; MCA; M.com (Business Finance); MBA Insurance Management; PhD Commerce; PhD Computer Science; PhD Management

PG Diploma Courses
Biotechnology, Computer Applications, Event Management, Functional Hindi & Translation, Health Fitness and Life Style Management, Human Rights, Industrial Psychology, Industrial Relations & Labour Law, Investment Management, Library Automation & Networking, Journalism & Mass Communication, Manuscriptology & Paleography, Planning and Evaluation, Professional Communication in English, Rural Development, Statistical & Research Methods, Teaching Skills, Theatre Arts, Foreign Trade

Certificate Courses: Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Tamil

Advanced Certificate Course: Advanced Analytical Techniques

Additional on Courses (Evening Programmes) - Students can also pursue the following courses concurrently with their regular programmes; 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 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 degree in the associated field from a recognized College or University

For Doctoral Courses: The candidates must have completed master 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 Certificate Courses: The candidates must have completed bachelor degree in the associated field from a recognized College or University
Please refer the link

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
Integrated PhD sudents will get a monthly stipend of Rs.1000/- for four semesters and Rs.8000/- p.m. with contingency for the rest of the period as applicable to other PhD
All students of the M.Sc Marine Biology, Disaster Management (Port Blair) and M.Sc Five Year Integrated Programmes will get scholarship
In addition, Merit Scholarships, Merit cum Means Scholarships and Freeships are available to deserving students of PG Degree programmes; fully free education for all differently abled students

How to Apply

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
For each course Rs.250/-, Rs.125/- for SC/ST, Exempted for differently abled candidates - subject to submission of relevant certificates; the application fee for NRI and Overseas student is Rs.1000/-

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, selection will be based on Entrance Examination
For PhD Courses, admission is based on Entrance Test and Interview

Exam Centres

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Karaikal, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mahe, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Port Blair (Andamans), Puducherry, Ranchi, Shillong, Srinagar (J&k), Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirappalli, Vijayawada, Villupuram and Visakhapatnam
For all details regarding admission visit www.pondiuni.edu.in

Important Dates

Online Registration starts on 04th April 2016

Last Date for Online Registration: 30th April 2016

Dates of Entrance Examination: 27th, 28th & 29th May 2016

Pondicherry University, Puducherry

(A Central University - Accredited With "A" Grade by NAAC), R. Venkataraman Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry-605014, Website www.pondiuni.edu.in