What's New at Pondicherry University? The interview for PhD 2023 in Physics, Ecology and Environmental Sciences is conducted on Jan 23. Further, the interview for PhD in English is rescheduled on Jan 28. The interview for PhD Departement of Politics and International Studies is scheduled from Jan 30 to Feb 1. Shortlisted Candidates can check the same on the official website. Further, for South Asian Studies the interview is conducted on Feb 1. NTA has released the exam dates for CUET UG 2023. The exam will be conducted between May 21 to 31. CUET PG 2023 exam dates have been announced by NTA. The exam will be held from Jun 1 to Jun 10, 2023CUET-PG 2023 registration starts in mid-March 2023.

Feb 3, 2023: Pondicherry University English professor awarded Hungarian research scholarship

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Pondicherry University Highlights 2023

Pondicherry University is a collegiate public central university that holds 87 rank in the Overall category by NIRF 2021. At the international level, Pondicherry University has secured 1451 position in the Overall category by US News 2021. Established in 1985, the University has bagged ‘Grade A’ accreditation by NAAC and is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Presently, Pondicherry University offers affiliation to 75 colleges and four research institutions. Pondicherry University imparts education across 65 programmes in a wide range of specialisations. The University is popularly known for its professional programmes, Pondicherry University MBA programme is the most drawn one at PG level. With a total number of 1,500 research scholars, this central university is popularly acknowledged for its research-based curriculum as it is offered in both full-time and part-time modes. Pondicherry University also houses a DEB-recognised distance learning centre to offer UG and PG courses in distance learning mode. The major highlights of Pondicherry University regarding its academic excellence since its establishment are tabulated below:

Particulars Statistics
Year of establishment | Ownership 1985 | Government
Campus area 800 acre
Rankings (2021)

87 in the Overall category by NIRF

Affiliated colleges

75 colleges and four research institutions

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Constituent schools 14
Flagship courses of study MBA, MA, MSc
Number of courses 65+ courses across 10 streams
Types of scholarships Merit-cum-Means-based, Merit-based
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Pondicherry University Courses and Fees 2023

Pondicherry University offers various UG, PG and doctorate programmes in the field of Science, Arts, Management, Commerce, Law, Education, Social Sciences and many more. These courses are offered under 14 different schools, namely School of Education, School of Mathematical Sciences, School of Humanities and more. Apart from this, the University runs a special programme, called Study India Programme (SIP) for international students. SIP offers both semester and short term programmes only for international students based on the requirements of foreign universities. While the flagship course of the University is MSc which is offered across 20 specialisations, other courses including MA, MBA, BA and BSc are also popular at Pondicherry University. While the duration of UG courses is mostly three years, the PG and integrated courses are offered for a duration of two and five years, respectively. Some of the popular Pondicherry University courses are shown in the grid below along with their eligibility requirements and fees:

CoursesTotal tuition Fees Eligibility
M.Sc.(64 Courses)
INR 1.25 K - 87.5 K
(for 2-5 years)
10+2 : 50 %
Graduation : 40-60 %
M.A.(43 Courses)
INR 1.01 K - 81.5 K
(for 2-5 years)
10+2 : 50 %
Graduation : 50 %
MBA/PGDM(20 Courses)
INR 24.93 K - 2.4 L
(for 2-3 years)
Graduation : 50-55 %
Exams : CUET-PGCAT
B.Sc.(77 Courses)
INR 1.08 K - 1.15 L
(for 3-5 years)
10+2 : 35-55 %
Exams : CENTAC
B.E. / B.Tech(86 Courses)
INR 42.08 K - 6.17 L
(for 3-4 years)
10+2 : 45-50 %
B.A.(49 Courses)
INR 933 - 81.5 K
(for 3-5 years)
10+2 : 40-50 %
MCA(10 Courses)
INR 56 K - 1.01 L
(for 1 year-3 years)
Graduation : 55 %
Exams : CUET-PG
UG Diploma(28 Courses)
INR 17.43 K - 77.13 K
(for 1 year-30 months)
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PG Diploma(17 Courses)
INR 6 K - 31.48 K
(for 1 year-2 years)
Graduation : 45-55 %
Exams : CUET-PG
M.E./M.Tech(55 Courses)
INR 31.85 K - 1.5 L
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 55 %
Exams : GATECUET-PG

Pondicherry University Cut off 2022

Pondicherry University has released updated 'Provisional Merit List 2021' for its various PG programmes, including LLM, MA, MCA, MBA, MCom, MTech, M.Ed, MPA, M.Lib.I.Sc, MSW and MSc for various categories. As per the availability of seats, the University has released up to three to four lists of selected students. The contents of the merit list are differed from programme to programme having common details of candidates including, application/ registration number, name, total marks, and rank. The merit lists for some of the popular PG programmes offered by Pondicherry University are as follows:

MA (specialisation wise) Merit List 2021
Philosophy English & Comparative literature Economics
History Political Science Mass Communication
MCom (specialisation wise) Merit List 2021
Accounting & Taxation Business Finance -
MSc (specialisation wise) Merit List 2021
Biotechnology Computer Science Applied Psychology
Physics Mathematics Chemistry
MTech (specialisation wise) Merit List 2021
Computer Science & Engineering Network & Information Security Electronics & Communication Engineering
MBA (specialisation wise) Merit List 2021
Business Administration Data Analytics Financial Technology
Other PG Programmes Merit List 2021
MCA M.Ed M.P.Ed
MPA MSW M.Lib.I.Sc
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Pondicherry University Scholarships 2023

Pondicherry University offers a number of scholarships to deserving students with the motive of extending financial aid and promoting educational opportunities. Some of the top scholarships offered by Pondicherry University are enlisted below:

  • Merit scholarships: The first three candidates who secure the highest percentage of marks in the PG admission entrance examination are eligible for the award of Merit Scholarship worth INR 2,000, INR 1,500 and INR 1,000 per month, respectively for the first semester. For the subsequent semesters, the merit scholarship at the same rate is awarded to the first three candidates who secure the highest marks in the previous semester.
  • Merit-Cum-Means scholarship: A total of 20% of the students in each PG degree programme are eligible for the award of this scholarship. The scholarship is for meritorious candidates with an annual parental income of less than INR 2.5 lakh. The amount of scholarship is INR 750 per month. For first Semester scholarship is sanctioned on entrance exam marks. Besides, for the award of scholarship, the candidates should also fulfil the following conditions: should secure at least 70% of the attendance every month and should pass in all papers registered for each semester.
  • Scholarship for MSc Marine Biology & Disaster Management: All selected candidates are awarded a scholarship of INR 1000 per month to study these courses at Port Blair, Andamans.
  • Scholarship for MTech Computational Biology: All selected candidates are awarded a scholarship of INR 12500 per month.
  • N.B.H.M Scholarship: The National Board for Higher Mathematics, Mumbai (Department of Atomic Energy) provides scholarships for those students who clear the NBHM examination.

Pondicherry University Reviews (Showing 5 of 526 reviews)

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

3.9

Based on 444 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

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Placements
3.7
Infrastructure
3.9
Faculty & Course Curriculum
4.0
Crowd & Campus Life
4.1
Value for Money
4.0
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SUHAS PREETHAM S | Integrated M.Sc. in Physics - Batch of 2025
Reviewed on 24 Sep 2021
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4.6
Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
In this university, everything is good and systematic. Students can learn a lot from here.

Placements: Around 50% of students are placed in good companies. Most of them have opted for Ph.D. The highest salary package offered is 25 LPA, and the lowest salary package offered is 3.5 LPA. The average salary package ranges from 6 LPA - 8 LPA. Companies recruit students for research and development, and many companies recruit students from our university. Around 45% of students got internships in many institutions like IITs, TIFR, DRDO, and a few even got in IISc. This course is concentrated on, high-e...

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SHIVARAMAN E | B.Tech. in Computer and Communication Engineering - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 15 Aug 2021
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3.6
Placements 4 Infrastructure 3 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 3 Value for Money 4
College thought of boys and girls can't talk and trying to separate them in lunch periods.

Placements: My course is newly started and my batch is the first batch. So, there are no students who got placed yet.

Infrastructure: Infrastructure of my block is good. Since it is the newly constructed University block. Labs are good. Library is better. Quality of the food in mess is really bad.

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Sonu yadav | B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 23 Jul 2021
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3.4
Placements 3 Infrastructure 3 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 3 Value for Money 4
Pondicherry Engineering College is an average college. Its average placement offer goes to 4.5 LPA.

Placements: Pondicherry Engineering College is a government-funded technical institute. The highest salary package offered is 15 LPA, and the average salary package ranges from 4 LPA to 5 LPA. There are placements for CSE, IT, and ECE goes well. But there is civil, and other branch placement goes average.

Infrastructure: The infrastructure of the college is average. There are labs, classrooms, and libraries are in good condition. But there are some issues with network connections. There are good sports facilities. We have m...

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Anonymous | B.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 3 Jul 2021
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4.0
Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 4
It is a very good college with decent facilities.

Placements: Most of the seniors got placed in the college. Over 90% of the students got placed because of our good placement cell. The staff is helpful, and students are also made to go through a small training on how to be ready for an interview.

Infrastructure: Classrooms are very spacious, and the library is good. It consists of all the books we require, and there are medical facilities also available in case of emergency. The canteen is good, pocket friendly and is hygienic.

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Devagar K | B.Sc. in Information Technology - Batch of 2023
Reviewed on 21 Aug 2021
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Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Review of Saradha Gangadharan College.

Placements: Overall, it is a good college. 70% of students get placed every year. Our college brings in good companies like Zoho, TCS etc. So, it is good to study in this college. No worries about getting a job, as you can get placed in your 3rd year itself.

Infrastructure: Our college has a canteen, bus facilities, hostel, etho-tech labs etc. Our college has a library, many classrooms, computer labs and mechanical labs. Our college provides good infrastructure. Lab facilities are good.

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Pondicherry University Admission Dates 2023

All the important dates regarding Pondicherry University admission 2023 are enlisted below:

UPCOMING EVENTS
PhD Physics, Ecology and Environmental Sciences- Interview dates 23 Jan '23

PhD English- Interview dates

28 Jan '23

PhD Departement of Politics and International Studies- Interview dates

30 Jan '23 -

1 Feb '23

PhD South Asian Studies- Interview dates

1 Feb '23

CUET UG 2023 Entrance Exam

21 May '23 - 31 May '23

CUET PG 2023 Entrance Exam Dates

1 Jun '23 - 10 Jun '23

Pondicherry University Infrastructure

Spread across 800 acre of land, Pondicherry University provides state-of-the-art infrastructure to the students. Pondicherry University comprises all the basic as well as modern amenities including labs, seminar rooms, hostels, mess, cafeteria, sports complex, convenience store, etc. A few of the infrastructural USPs offered by Pondicherry University are discussed below:

  • Library: Pondicherry University houses Ananda Rangapillai Library which is renowned for its disabled-friendly modern infrastructure for the visually challenged among the proactive services with RFID technology and 24/7 remote access to a collection of 2.7 lakh of e-resources (e-books, e-journals, e-databases, e-theses, academic online videos, video talks, etc.). It has a total collection of 4.97 lakh prints, e-resources and 38,011 e-journals.
  • Hostels: Pondicherry University has 17 hostels on campus, out of which 11 are for boys, five for female students/ research scholars and one for foreign students. SC/ ST students and female students are exempted from payment of room rent. Differently-abled students are provided free accommodation and food. The University has well-furnished AC and non AC facilities for the foreign students to stay in CV Raman hostel for boys and Madame Curie hostel for girls.
  • Sports Complex: The University offers good sports facilities for several games, including Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Tennis, Kabaddi, Hockey, Handball and Kho-Kho. The aim of the University with this is to infuse sports spirit in students and encourage physical fitness.
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Pondicherry University Notable Alumni

The alumni of Pondicherry University are placed across different sectors such as Human Resources, Engineering, Media, and Communication, Business Development, among others. Some of the notable alumni of Pondicherry University include:

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Elango Kumaravel: Elango Kumaravel is a film and theatre writer and actor. He is also known as the co-founder of the Chennai-based theatre group known as the "Magic Lantern".

Babu Gogineni: Babu Gogineni is a Humanist, rationalist, and human rights, activist. Executive Director of the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU). Gogineni is the founder of, South Asian Humanist Association and Indian Humanists.

Kesava Reddy: Kesava Reddy is a renowned Telugu novelist. Hailing from Andhra Pradesh state in India. In his writings, he addresses many of the important social problems in India like poverty, prejudices, and superstitions, and encourages people to be socially responsible.

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Pondicherry University Results 2023

Pondicherry University results have been recently declared for various PG and integrated courses. Students who appeared for end-semester exams can check their results using registration number and course details on the official website of Pondicherry University (www.pondiuni.edu.in). Check out the below steps to check Pondicherry University semester results:

Step 1: Visit the official website of Pondicherry University.

Step 2: On the homepage, navigate to the 'Examinations' tab.

Step 3: On the landing page, click on the 'Examination Results' link.

Step 4: Enter the 'Registration Number' and select the degree name along with the corresponding semester.

Step 5: Upon clicking on the “submit” button, the result will be displayed on the screen.

Pondicherry University Application Process 2023

Candidates need to visit the official website of Pondicherry University (www.pondiuni.edu.in) to register themselves. The application fee for PG courses (except MBA) is INR 600 (INR 300 for SC/ ST candidates), for MBA programme is INR 1,000 (INR 500 for SC/ ST candidates). The application fee for PhD courses is also INR 1,000 (INR 500 for SC/ ST candidates). The complete step-wise application process of Pondicherry University is represented below:

Step 1: Visit the official website of Pondicherry University (www.pondiuni.edu.in).

Step 2: Proceed to the admission portal for registration (www.pondiuni.edu.in/online-admission-2021-22)

Step 3: Fill out the application form by furnishing personal and academic details.

Step 4: Upload a scanned copy of the passport-size photograph and signature.

Step 5: Pay the application fee in online mode or offline mode via e-challan generation and submit the form.

Pondicherry University News & Updates

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Pondicherry University FAQs

Q. How many courses are offered at Pondicherry University?

A. Pondicherry University offers over 65 UG, PG and doctorate programmes in the field of Science, Arts, Management, Commerce, Law, Education, Social Sciences and many more.

Q. What are the popular courses of Pondicherry University?

A. While the flagship course of the University is MSc which is offered across 20 specialisations, other courses including MA, MBA, BA and BSc are also popular at Pondicherry University.

Q. Does Pondicherry University offer distance learning courses?

A. Yes, Pondicherry University offers distance education programmes in Management, Commerce, Arts, Business Administration and more. BBA and BCom are offered at the UG level and the PG courses, including MCom, MA and MBA are offered with a course duration of two years.

Q. Is Pondicherry University admission 2022 open?

A. No, Pondicherry University admission 2022 is expected to be open soon for the January session. Interested candidates can stay tuned to this page for further updates around admissions. As soon as the application portal opens, candidates can apply by visiting the official website of Pondicherry University in online mode.

Q. How many colleges are affiliated to Pondicherry University?

A. Presently, Pondicherry University offers affiliation to 75 colleges and four research institutions.

Q. What is the application mode of Pondicherry University?

A. Pondicherry University application process for almost all the courses is conducted in online mode. Therefore, candidates need to visit the official website of Pondicherry University (www.pondiuni.edu.in) to register themselves.

Q. Does Pondicherry University offers placements?

A. Yes, Pondicherry University has a 'Placement Cell' that motivates, trains and prepares the students of the University and its affiliated colleges for campus interviews.

Q. Does Pondicherry University offer scholarships?

A. Pondicherry University offers a number of scholarships to deserving students with the motive of extending financial aid and promoting educational opportunities. Some of the top scholarships offered by Pondicherry University are Merit scholarships, Merit-Cum-Means scholarship, N.B.H.M Scholarship, among others.

Q. How good is the campus of Pondicherry University?

A. Spread across 800 acre of land, Pondicherry University provides state-of-the-art infrastructure to the students. Pondicherry University comprises all the basic as well as modern amenities including labs, seminar rooms, hostels, mess, cafeteria, sports complex, convenience store, etc.

Q. Are Pondicherry University merit lists out for 2021 admission?

A. Yes, Pondicherry University has released updated 'Provisional Merit List 2021' for its various PG programmes, including LLM, MA, MCA, MBA, MCom, MTech, M.Ed, MPA, M.Lib.I.Sc, MSW and MSc for various categories. The same can be checked on the official counselling portal of Pondicherry University.

Q. Does Pondicherry University offer hostel facilities?

A. Yes, Pondicherry University has 17 hostels on campus, out of which 11 are for boys, five for female students/ research scholars and one for foreign students. The University has well-furnished AC and non AC facilities for the foreign students to stay in CV Raman hostel for boys and Madame Curie hostel for girls.

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What is the admission procedure for PUC 1 commerce at St Josephs PU College.

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

4 days ago

Students who have passed the Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination (10th Standard / SSLC) or any other examination recognised by the Pre University Education Board of Karnataka are eligible for admission to I Year PUC. KCET or Karnataka Common Entrance Test is conducted by Ka...Students who have passed the Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination (10th Standard / SSLC) or any other examination recognised by the Pre University Education Board of Karnataka are eligible for admission to I Year PUC. KCET or Karnataka Common Entrance Test is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) for various undergraduate professional courses like engineering technology, B. Documents required for admission in PUC:
Original Transfer Certificate with 2 photocopies
Original 10th Grade marks sheet and two copies of the same attested by the Head of the Institution
5 passport size colour photographs
Caste Certificate (SC/ST/OBC/BT)
Eligibility Certificate issued by PU Board for NRI / foreign students.
Adhaar Card Copy
Required documents to be submitted for exemption of II Language from the previous school.

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palak mahajan

Contributor-Level 10

a week ago

Hi Ravi as you know now the session of 2022 has been ended so now the admissions for the session 2023 will be started from August 2023 so try and get admission in the St. Joseph PU College and have the best future opportunities ahead and the admission procedure is submitting documents like Adhaar...Hi Ravi as you know now the session of 2022 has been ended so now the admissions for the session 2023 will be started from August 2023 so try and get admission in the St. Joseph PU College and have the best future opportunities ahead and the admission procedure is submitting documents like Adhaar Card, and previous classes DMC.

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May I know the fees of vanijya Mahavidyala of PU for all year of B.Com course.

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Manika Mittal

Contributor-Level 6

a week ago

Its INR 933-1.09L.

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Can I do B.Com from pu after 12 Science.

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Krishna Goenka

Beginner-Level 5

6 days ago

No, you cannot pursue B.Com from Pondicherry university after 12 Science. Commerce background is required.

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I want to know about the latest cutoff information for Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery B.A. M. SAT Pondicherry University?

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Farin Arif Dange

Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

1st rank -45903, 2nd rank- 52244, 3rd rank -64233.

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Hi, Are any seats available for B.Com in new Baldwin's pu and degree college in Banaswadi, Bangalore.

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Radhya Arora

Contributor-Level 6

a week ago

Yes, there are 50 thousand seats available for B.Com in new Baldwin's pu, Bangalore. You can apply by filling the application form available on the website.

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