The Pondicherry University was founded in October 1985 by the Government of India through an Act of Parliament. Being a Central University it is fully supported by the University Grants Commission. Pondicherry University has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council - NAAC (An Autonomous Institution of the University Grants Commission) with FOUR STAR level in 1999-2000 for a period of 5 Years.
Pondicherry University offers PG and Doctoral education through regular as well as distance learning mode in the Faculty of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering Technology, Fine Arts, Law, Management, and Medicine. An affiliating university with a jurisdiction spread over the territories of Pondicherry, Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Pondicherry University main campus is located at Pondicherry which houses 15 Schools, 37 Departments, and 10 Centres.
16th October 1985
Type of University
"A" GRADE BY NAAC
P.G. and Doctoral program
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Karaikal and Port Blair
Chennai-Puducherry East Coast Road (ECR)
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165 km south of Chennai metropolitan city
All the students of Pondicherry University those who belongs to Bachelors Degree Annual Exams to be held in March / April 2018, you are suggested to submit your examination application notification along with the fee at your respective college office on or before the last date (If you didn’t submit yet). The students of PUP those who are preparing to appear for the Undergraduate Annual Exams March 2018, they are eagerly looking for their examination time table notification.
Pondicherry University Admit cards 2018 Examinations for Undergraduate/ Postgraduate courses will begin shortly at the examination centers allotted by the Pondicherry University. The detailed Examination events/ exam dates/ Exam center & Roll no shall be mentioned in the Exam Admit cards. Pondicherry University Summer 2018 Admit cards shall be anticipated through university website 2 weeks preceding to Exams.
The admit card for Pondicherry University Examination 2018 is issued. The download process of admit card will be done in two-phase. Firstly, the admit card will be issued for those students who submitted their application form without the late fee. After that admit card will be issued for those students who submitted their application form against the late fee. The direct link will be made available here when the official body will start issuing admit card.
Pondicherry University Integrated/ Postgraduate/ PG Diploma Admission 2018
The university offers a wide range of Integrated/ Postgraduate / PG Diploma programmes to Students who fulfill the required eligibility criteria. For admission to master degree programmes, Students must possess bachelor degree whereas, in case of Integrated courses, the student should have passed 12th (10+2) qualifying examination.
For admission to Integrated/Postgraduate/PG Diploma, an Online Entrance Examination will be organized and Students 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
Pondicherry University Ph.D. Admission 2018
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 Students with the required degree and 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, Students 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 Students with fellowship are exempted from examination and will be given direct admission to Ph.D. programmes. Students can register themselves for admission through the online application procedure available at the official university website. To know about the detailed eligibility criteria and application procedure for the Ph.D. admissions at Pondicherry University, Students can log on to Pondicherry University Ph.D. Admissions 2018.
Application forms can be submitted online through the university website by following the instructions given therein. Students can apply for more than one course with a separate application fee. Application fee of INR 400 (INR 200 for SC/ST Students) can be submitted through online/ offline mode of payment. For information and latest updates on Postgraduate course admissions, kindly go through Pondicherry University Postgraduate Admissions 2018.
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