Pondicherry University Course Admissions 2023: CUET, Eligibility, Process, Fees, Dates ,

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.

Pondicherry University is a central university located in Puducherry. The University is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is accredited with an “A” grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. In 2019, the University was ranked 48 by NIRF ranking framework and 67 by Outlook.

The 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.

Know all about CUET Pondicherry University Admission 2022 

CUET 2022 results are out. For admission to various UG and PG courses at Pondicherry University, students need to follow an admission process that consists of mainly four steps. Find them below:

Step 1: CUET Exam 

Step 2: CUET UG result declaration

Step 3: Online registration for counselling on Pondicherry University's official website

Step 4: Certificate and documents verification

Step 4: Display of merit list on Pondicherry University's official website

Find detailed information related to the Pondicherry University admission process via CUET in the following section:

What after CUET result? 

  • Q. Which courses does Pondicherry University offer via CUET?- Integrated courses such as Integrated MSc across six specialisations and Integrated MA across six specialisations. 
  • Q. What is the basic eligibility for CUET UG exam? For admission via CUET UG exam, students need to fulfil minimum eligibility criteria, i.e., to pass Class 12 with 50% aggregate in the respective exams from a recognised board. For detailed eligibility criteria, click here 
  • Q. What is the next step for Pondicherry University admission after CUET UG results are out?- Aspirants need to visit the official website of Pondicherry University and register themselves for the counselling process. The final selection will be based on the merit list released by the university.
  • Q. Is CUET PG counselling registration open for Pondicherry University?- Currently, the registrations for CUET PG counselling are ongoing. Students need to visit the university's official website and register themselves before the last date. 
  • Q. How to register for the counselling process at Pondicherry University?- Candidates can apply online at (www.pondiuni.edu.in/) by using CUET Application No. (User Id) and CUET Exam Roll No (as Password). Further, students also need to pay a non-refundable application amount of INR 250 for General and INR 100 for reserved category candidates. To know the step-by-step process for registration, click here 
  • Q. What after CUET UG Counselling registration?- After the completion of the registration process for CUET UG counselling, the university will release merit lists for selected students in multiple rounds. The tentative schedule for the same has been out on the official website. 

Pondicherry University Accepted Entrance Exams 2023

The admission process begins in March every year. Pondicherry University offers admission to Indian as well as international students on the basis of university/national-level entrance exams followed by interview rounds. More details on the exams accepted by Pondicherry University are as follows:

Course Name Accepted Entrance Exam
MBA
UG Courses
PG Courses
CUET- PG

Pondicherry University Integrated Courses Admission 2023

The University offers two integrated programmes in Science and Arts, i.e., BA+MA and BSc+MSc. The course duration of both programmes is five years, consisting of ten semesters. Any candidate who has done Class 12 can apply for these programmes. Admission to both programmes begins in March every year. The final selection of students will be based on an entrance test conducted by the University, followed by a Personal Interview (PI). 

Click on the Integrated course you are interested in:

BSc+MSc Admission BA+MA Admission

Pondicherry University PG Admission 2023

At the PG level, the University offers 12 different courses in Arts, Business Administration, Science, Education, Engineering, Social Work and more. Admission to most of the PG programmes is based on an entrance test conducted by the University. The admission process begins in March every year. A candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline to be eligible for these programmes.

Click on the PG course you are interested in:

MA Admission MSc Admission MTech Admission
LLM Admission MBA Admission MCom Admission
MSW Admission MPA Admission MCA Admission
M.Lib.I.Sc Admission MEd Admission M.P.Ed Admission

Pondicherry University PhD Admission 2023

The University offers a PhD programme in more than 20 specialisations. PhD is offered with a minimum course duration of three years and a maximum of six. The University conducts its own entrance test for PhD admissions. The final selection of students will be based on the entrance exam scores and their performance in PI.

Click on the below PhD link if you are interested in it:

PhD Admission 2022

Pondicherry University PG Diploma Admission 2023

The University also offers one-year PG diploma in four different specialisations. PG diploma admissions are done on merit basis. A candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree to be eligible for this programme. However, the final selection of students is based on the graduation scores. 

Click on the below PG Diploma link if you are interested in it:

PG Diploma Admission 2022

Pondicherry University Distance Education Admission 2023

Apart from the full-time programmes, the University offers distance education programmes in Management, Commerce, Arts, Business Administration and more. Admission to all these programmes is done on merit basis.

  • BBA and BCom are offered at the UG level. The course duration of both programmes is three years. Candidates who have done Class 12 can apply for these programmes. The final selection of students is based on the HSC scores.
  • Apart from the UG programmes, the University offers three PG programmes under the distance education. MCom, MA and MBA are offered with a course duration of two years. A candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in the relevant stream to be eligible for these programmes. The final selection of students will be based on the graduation scores.

Course

Eligibility Criteria

BBA

Class 12 from a state board or three year diploma in the relevant stream

BCom

MCom Specialisation

Eligibility Criteria

Finance

Bachelor’s degree in any stream from a reognised university

MA Specialisation

Eligibility Criteria

Hindi

Bachelor’s degree in any stream from a reognised university

English

Sociology

MBA Specialisation

Eligibility Criteria

General

Bachelor’s degree in the relevant stream from a reognised university

Marketing

Finance

International Business

Human Resource Management

Pondicherry University Application Process 2023

Candidates need to apply online for the application process. The application fee varies from course to course. Given below is the application fee for all programmes:

Course

Application Fee (in Rs) General Category

Application Fee (in Rs) SC/ ST Category

PG Programmes

600

300

MBA

1,000

500

PhD

1,000

500

Distance Education

200

Note: There is no fee required for PwD category candidates.

Follow the below-mentioned steps for the complete application process:

  1. Visit the official website of University, www.pondiuni.edu.in
  2. Register yourself by clicking on register button
  3. Login using your email id and password
  4. Fill the application form by entering asked details
  5. Submit the application form along with a passport-size photograph and signature
  6. Pay the application fee online via debit/ credit cards or net banking

Documents required at the time of admission:

  • Marksheet of Class 10 and Class 12
  • Certificate of Class 10 and Class 12
  • Graduation degree and marksheet
  • Character certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

Pondicherry University CUET PG Cutoff 2022: R1 

CUET PG Round 1 provisional merit list for Pondicherry University admissions 2022 has been released for various PG courses. Also, the Round 4 merit lists have also been released for two Integrated courses, i.e., Integrated MSc and Integrated MA for various specialisations. Candidates can check the CUET PG 2022 merit list for General category candidates on this page and on (CUET's official website). Tabulated below are the CUET PG ranks for Pondicherry University cutoff 2022:

CUET-PG R1
Couse Name Merit Lists
M.Ed Download
MSW Download
PG Diploma (Criminology & Forensic Science) Download
PG Diploma (Intellectual and Property Rights) Download
MCom (Accounting & Taxation) Download

For the merit list of other PG courses, click here

Find below the cutoff for CUET PG Round 4 for integrated courses:

CUET-PG R4
Integrated MSc Specialisations Merit Lists
Applied Geology Download
Chemistry Download
Physics Download
Mathematics Download
Computer Science Download
Statistics Download
Integrated MA Specialisations Merit Lists
History Download
Political Science Download
Sociology Download
Seal Download

Quick links:

Pondicherry University UG Brochure 2022-23 CUET UG Brochure 2022-23 CUET UG FAQs 

Pondicherry University Admission FAQs

Q. Can I apply online for the admission process?

A. Yes, candidates can apply online through the official website of University.

Q. When does the admission process begin?

A. The admission process begins in March every year.

Q. What is the minimum eligibility criteria for BA + MA admissions?

A. Any candidate who has cleared Class 12 in any stream with an aggregate of 50% can apply for integrated programmes. However, the University conducts its own entrance exam for the final selection of students.

Q. What is the selection criteria for MA programme?

A. Any candidate who has done bachelors in the relevant stream can apply for this programme. However, the final selection of students will be based on the scores obtained in an entrance test conducted by the University and the performance in PI.

Q. What is the application fee for PG programmes?

A. The application fee for all PG programmes is INR 600 for General category candidates, and for SC/ ST category candidates, the application fee if Rs 300. Candidates can pay the application fee online via debit/ credit cards or net banking.

Q. Does this University offer any scholarships?

A. The University offers various scholarships on merit and needs basis. The scholarship is given to all PG programmes. Name of some of the scholarships are listed below:
  • PG Merit Scholarship
  • Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship
  • Scholarship for MSc Marine Biology & Disaster Management
  • NBHM Scholarship
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST students

Q. How can I take admission to PG diploma programme?

A. PG diploma admissions are done on merit basis. The final merit list of selected students will be based on the marks secured in graduation.

Q. What all entrance exams are accepted for MBA admissions?

A. MBA admissions are based CAT exam. Candidates are shortlisted based on the scores obtained in any of the entrance exams and the performance in GDPI.

Q. How can I take admission to distance education programmes?

A. Admission to all distance education programmes is done on merit basis. Candidates are selected based on the scores obtained in respective qualifying exam.

Q. What is the application fee for PhD programme?

A. The application fee for general category candidates is INR 1,000 whereas, for SC/ ST candidates, the application fee is INR 500.

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SUHAS PREETHAM S | Integrated M.Sc. in Physics - Batch of 2025
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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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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
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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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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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What is the admission procedure for PUC 1 commerce at St Josephs PU College.

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jasveer singh

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5 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
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Caste Certificate (SC/ST/OBC/BT)
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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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Can I do B.Com from pu after 12 Science.

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Krishna Goenka

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

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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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Its INR 933-1.09L.

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

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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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