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Pondicherry University announces Admission to Postgraduate Program 2020

Pondicherry University PG Admission 2020 - Pondicherry University (A Central University accredited with A Grade by NAAC), has released a notification for admission to various disciplines of MA/M.Sc./ M.Com/ MCA/ M.Tech / MBA / M.Lib.I.S /M.Ed /M.P.Ed. /MSW/MPA /LLM Programs, 5 Year Integrated PG Programs; PhD Programs and PG Diploma Program for the academic year 202-21.

Check out the post below for more details on Pondicherry University PG Admission 2020.

About the Program

  • Pondicherry University is a central university located in Puducherry, the union territory of India.
  • Pondicherry University is one of the prestigious and top-ranking university of our country
  • Postgraduate and Doctoral level programs are offered by the university in both modes, regular as well as distance education programs
  • Moreover, it also provides various Diploma and Add-on courses in the evening session. The University conducts its own entrance exams for admission to all the courses.

Courses Offered

Pondicherry University Post Graduate Programs


Anthropology, Applied Economics, English & Comparative Literature, French (Translation & Interpretation), Hindi, History, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Politics & International Relations, Sanskrit, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Tamil


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


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)

Pondicherry University 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

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Puducherry

Mechanical Engineering

Zoological Survey of India, Port Blair, Andamans

Taxonomy & Ecology

Mother Theresa PG & RIHS, Puducherry


College of Nursing, PIMS Puducherry


Ecole Francaise D'extreme Orient, Puducherry


PG - PhD Integrated Programs

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)

Pondicherry University PG Admission 2020 Important Dates



Online Registration starts on

08th July 2020

Last Date for Online Registration

extended 17th August 2020

Dates of Entrance Examination

21st, 22nd & 23rd August 2020

Eligibility Criteria for Pondicherry University PG Admission 2020

For PG Courses

The candidates must have completed a 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 a master’s degree in the associated field from a recognized College or University

For Doctoral Courses

The candidates must have completed a 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 website

Pondicherry University PG Admission 2020 Application Process

  • Application form is to be submitted online through the University Website 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 the 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


Rs.200/-; PH - Transgender - Nil and Others - Rs.400/-


Rs.300/-; PH - Transgender - Nil and Others - Rs.600/-


Rs.500/-; PH - Transgender - Nil and Other - Rs.1000/-

Application Fee for NRI Overseas Candidates is US$100 (Rs.6500/- in equivalent Indian currency)

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
  • 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), the selection will be based on Entrance Examination
  • For LLM Course, the 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






















New Delhi



Port Blair (Andamans)




Srinagar (J&k),









For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website