Pondicherry University Admission 2022; Dates, Eligibility and Courses

Pondicherry University Application form 2022 Released. Pondicherry University has announced its admission for the academic year of 2022. If you are an aspirant of Pondicherry University Entrance examination 2022 then its a good news for you. The application portal for the Pondicherry University admission 2022 is available now.

The Pondicherry University offers various courses in Postgraduate and Doctoral level of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering Technology, Fine Arts, Law, Management, and Medicine.

Here we are giving the details of eligibility, no of seats, course details, exam dates etc of Pondicherry University admission 2022. Go through all the and fill up the Application form as early possible. All the best.

Overview of Pondicherry University Admission 2022

Post TypeEntrance Examination
Organizing InstitutePondicherry University
Courses OfferingVarious Graduate, post graduate and Doctoral Courses
Official WebsitePondiuni.ac.in

Pondicherry University Admission

Name of course: Postgraduate(M.A, M.Sc. M.Tech, M.B.A, M.P.E.D, M.C.A, etc), 5-Year Integrated(Physical, Chemical, and Applied Sciences), Diploma Courses, and Research Studies in several major areas in the Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Communication, and Management Studies.

Name of the exam: Pondicheery University entrance examination

Conducted by: Pondicherry University

Exam Duration: 2 hrs

Eligibility Criteria of University of Hyderabad

M.Sc. (5-Year Integrated) in Sciences: With a minimum of 50% marks at +2 level of education with Science subjects only, should have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

M.A. (5-Year Integrated) in Humanities: With a minimum of 50% marks at +2 level of education.

M.A. (5-Year Integrated) in Social Sciences: With a minimum of 50% marks at +2 level of education.

M.Sc. (5-Year Integrated) in Mathematical Sciences: Pass in +2 with a minimum of 50% of marks with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as subjects of study (Candidates with other branches in +2 are not eligible for this programme).

M.A. (5-Year Integrated) in Social & Economic Administration and Law(SEAL):

i) The Higher Secondary, Intermediate or Senior Secondary School Certificate Exam, conducted by the Centre or State Government Board
OR
ii) The Pre- University or Pre-Degree Examination of a recognized university
OR
iii) The French Baccalaureate or any other qualification equivalent to the above-mentioned qualifications approved by the Academic Council of the University.
iv) The candidate should have a minimum score of 50% in the qualifying examination.

M.A. in Mass Communication, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Sociology, Anthropology: With a minimum of 50% marks at +2 level of education (Intermediate/CBSE/ICSE/HSC or equivalent).

M.A. in English/Hindi: At least 50% marks in the Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in English/Hindi as an optional subject or Bachelor’s degree in English/Hindi with a minimum of 50% of marks in part III or a high second class in English under part I or Part II.

M.A. in History: Bachelor’s degree in History with 50% minimum marks or B.A. in social sciences (political science, economics and sociology) with history as an ancillary or subsidiary paper with 50% marks.

M.A in French: Bachelor’s degree in French with a minimum of 50%. (or) any undergraduate degree with 2 years of French in Part-1 with at least 55% of marks in French and 50% in the aggregate of the main subjects in Part-III. (or) any undergraduate degree with an aggregate of 50% in the main subjects in Part-III with 3 years of French(from Certificate to Advanced Diploma) in a university, or an accredited institution (or) DELF B1 from CIEP, Paris.

M.A in Women’s Studies: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of marks.

M.A. in Economics: Bachelor’s degree in Economics (with Quantitative Techniques/Statistics) or any Bachelors degree in Social Sciences with Economics as subject mathematics as a subject at +2/ Higher Secondary level or Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Operations Research/ Cooperation and Banking with a minimum of 50% of marks, as recognized by Pondicherry University or as recognized by the UGC.

M.Sc in Applied Psychology: B.A./ B.Sc. (Hons) three years course in Psychology with at least 55% marks or Bachelor’s degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate in any discipline with Psychology as one of the subjects for all three years.

M.Sc in Physics: B.Sc: with a minimum of 60% marks in the aggregate of subjects with Physics as one of the main subjects in combination with Mathematics OR with at least 55% marks in degree with a minimum of 60% in the aggregate of science subjects: Physics, Mathematics, and Electronics.

M.Sc in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology: Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry/ B.Sc. (M.L.T.)/Chemistry/Biotechnology/Zoology/Botany/Plant Sciences/Physiology/Microbiology/Life Sciences or in any other related areas with a minimum of 55% of marks.

M.Sc. in Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics: Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics with a minimum of 55% of marks in Part III.

M.Sc in Applied Geology: Bachelor’s degree in Geology as the major subject and any two out of Mathematics/ Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology as ancillary subjects with a minimum of 55% of marks.

M.Sc in Food Science and Nutrition: Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition/ Food Technology/ Food Science/ Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics of Composite/ General Home Science/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology /Microbiology/ Chemistry/ Agriculture/ dairy / fisheries at B.Sc./ BAMS with a minimum of 55% marks

M.Sc in Food Science and Technology: B.Sc./ B.Tech in Agriculture/ Agricultural Engineering/Food Technology/Home Science/Food Science and Nutrition/Food Science and Quality Control/Clinical Nutrition/Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology. Mathematics at +1/+2// P.U.C level is compulsory(emempted for students with B.Sc/B.Tech Food Science and Technology/Food Technology)

MBA course: candidates must possess Bachelor’s degree to be eligible for an MBA course. The candidates must score a minimum of 55% marks in the bachelor’s degree examination.

PhD in various disciplines: Candidates who have studied under the 10+2+3+2 pattern of education (or 10+2+5) and qualified for the Master’s Degree in the subject concerned or in an allied subject and have qualifications as prescribed by the regulations for the subject concerned under all the Schools/ Departments/ Centres of Humanities and Social Sciences, Management, Commerce, Science, Education, Fine Arts and Languages and such other disciplines of Pondicherry University, or a degree accepted as equivalent by the University securing a minimum of 55% marks (or equivalent grade)

The university offers a PhD in various disciplines. The course is offered in Full-Time as well as Part-Time (External /Internal) mode.

Requirement of Experience:

PhD (Part-Time) – Internal:

  • Candidates working in College/ University departments and such other institutions recognized by Pondicherry University with at least two years of continuous teaching experience at degree and/ or post-graduate level in the subject concerned.
  • Candidates teaching in Recognized Schools at the High School level/ Polytechnic Colleges situated within the jurisdiction of Pondicherry University and have at least 5 years of continuous teaching experience in the subject concerned.
  • Non-teaching staff employed in a time scale of pay in this University and other affiliated research institutions.

PhD (Part-Time) – External:

  • Permanent academic staff of colleges/ universities/ other educational institutions of higher learning/ Research & Development Laboratories and Organizations with at least three years of continuous teaching/ research experience.
  • Employees with a minimum of ten years of experience in Government, Local Bodies, recognized Institutes, PSUs, NGOs.
  • Technocrats, Scientists, Social Scientists & Scholars and Administrators with at least 10 years of experience in India or abroad

Selection is done on the basis of Entrance Examination (70%) followed by Academic Record & Personal Interview (30%) conducted by the university. All the part-time External as well Internal candidates should submit a clear written proposal at the time of interview. 

Note: for the full course details visit the link, click here

Selection Procedure: University Entrance Examination

Reservation Category:

CategoryReservation
OBC27%
SC15%
ST7.5%
PWD5%
EWSUp to 10%

Examination Centres

AizwalAllahabadBangalore
BhubaneswarChennaiCoimbatore
ChandigarhGuwahatiHyderabad
ImphalJaipurKaraikal
KochiKolkataKozhikode
KottayamKakinadaLucknow
MaduraiMangaloreMahe/Thalassery
MumbaiNew DelhiVellore
PatnaPort BlairPuducherry
PuneRanchiSambalpur
ShillongSrinagarThiruvananthapuram
TiruchirapalliVijayawadaVishakhapatnam

Exam pattern of Pondicherry University

Duration2 hours (120 minutes)
Total Marks100
Marks per question4
Negative Markingdeduct 1
Types of questionMCQ (Multiple Choice Question)

Application Fee

For PG

  • For the candidates from SC/ST Rs 300/-,
  • Except PH/Transgender and all others have to pay Rs. 600/-

For PhD and MBA

  • For the candidates from SC/ST Rs 500/-,
  • Except PH/Transgender and all others have to pay Rs. 1000/-

Procedure to apply

The candidates who are willing to take admission to Pondicherry University for Postgraduate(M.A, M.Sc. M.Tech, M.B.A, M.P.E.D, M.C.A, etc), 5-Year Integrated(Physical, Chemical, and Applied Sciences), Diploma Courses, and Research Studies in several major areas in the Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Communication, and Management Studies.

The candidates can apply online by visiting the official website https://www.pondiuni.edu.in/admissions-2021-22/. Once the applications procedure begins.

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