Pondicherry University 2021: Entrance Exam, Admission, Application FormPondicherry University 2021 Application Form has been released now. Pondicherry University is a central university which conducts its own entrance examination. This exam is known as Pondicherry University Entrance exam. The University was founded in the year 1985. Pondicherry University offers various programmes such as PG, Doctoral and Integrated Research programmes in the field of business administration, engineering, arts, science and many others. For complete information about Pondicherry University Entrance Exam 2021, students can check this article.

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Pondicherry University Exam Dates

Below, we have mentioned the official schedule of Pondicherry University Entrance Exam 2021.

EventsDates (Announced)
Application Form Availability16th July 2021
Last date to fill the application form17th August 2021
Admit Card IssuedAugust 2021
Date of Entrance Exam2nd, 3rd & 4th September 2021
Result DeclarationSeptember 2021

Pondicherry University 2021 Application Form

The university has provided the application form till 17th August 2021. To apply for the Pondicherry University exam 2021, click here. Check below for other details:

  • students can fill & submit the application form through online mode.
  • The last date to fill the application form is 17th August 2021.
  • students have to apply separately for each course.
  • Fill all the required details carefully. Any wrong information will lead to the cancellation of the application form.
  • students have a valid email id & mobile number to fill the application form.
  • Upload the scanned image of passport size photograph, signature and other required certificates.

Application Fee

  • students can pay the application fee through online (Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking) or offline (Challan in Indian Bank) mode.
  • The application fee for NRI and Overseas students is Rs. 6500.
  • The application fee for various courses is mentioned below:
CourseApplication Fee
P.G. / P.G. Diploma200400
MBA (One common application for all the 5 MBA Programmes)5001000

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for PG, PhD, Integrated and PG Diploma programmes are different. The eligibility criteria are given below:

Integrated Courses

  • Qualifying Exam: student should pass their 10+2 examination from a recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks: students have to secure at least 50% marks in the qualifying examination.

PG Courses

  • Qualifying Exam: students must hold the Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Minimum Marks: students have to obtain at least 50% marks in the qualifying exam. In some other courses, a minimum 55% mark is required.

PG Diploma Course

  • Qualifying Exam: students have to complete their master degree from a recognized university under 10+2+3 systems.
  • Minimum Marks: students have to qualify their qualifying examination with minimum 55% marks.

Ph.D Courses

  • Qualifying Exam: students must study under 10+2+3 pattern (or 10+2+5) & completed their master’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Minimum Marks: students have to score minimum 55% marks (or equivalent grade) in the qualifying examination.

Pondicherry University Exam Pattern

The exam pattern is given here:


Pondicherry University Syllabus

The syllabus for the Pondicherry University entrance exam is different for all courses. students can check their syllabus according to the course for which they appear. The syllabus is prescribed by the university itself. For a complete syllabus topic wise, students can go through the prospectus published by the university.

Preparation Tips

For the best preparation for the Pondicherry University Entrance Examination, students can follow the given tips & tricks:

  • students must know the complete syllabus thoroughly for the exam.
  • Cover each & every topic of the subject.
  • Do not try to study the new topics at the end of the exam preparation. Revise the topics & chapter you already prepared.
  • Make separate notes of your own.
  • Make a proper timetable for your study.

Exam Centers

Srinagar, New Delhi, Bhopal, Lucknow, Allahabad, Ranchi, Patna, Itanagar, Guwahati, Kolkatta, Cuttack, Bhubaneshwar, Port Blair (Andamans), Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Puducherry, Vilupuram, Chennai, Karaikal, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Palayamkottai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madurai, Kottayam, Kochi, Kozhikode, Mahe/Tellicherry, Bangalore, Mangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Ahmedabad.

Seat Reservation

Scheduled Castes (SC)15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)7.5%
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)27%
Person with Disability3%
students from the Union Territory of Puducherry25%

Pondicherry University 2021 Admit Card

The admit card will be issued by the conducting authority through online mode. students will be able to get the pondicherry university admit card from August 2021. students have to bring valid admit cards to the examination centre. No entry will be allowed without the admit card. The admit card will consist of student & exam details such as the name of the student, roll number, category, exam centre, exam date & timing, etc.

Pondicherry University Result 2021

Pondicherry University 2021 Result will be released in the first week of September 2021. The result will be declared through online mode. No other mode will be entertained to check the result. students will check their results by entering their application number and date of birth. After the announcement of the result, a separate merit list will be made according to the courses based on the marks secured in the exam. The merit list will be published by the authority through an online mode. Only selected students will be intimated of their selection.


The cut-off is the minimum marks that students have to score in the examination to get admission into their chosen course. To get admission into the PhD course, the minimum cut-off for the GEN category will be ½ of the average of the examination, which is secured by the students in the respective subject. For OBC/ST/SC/PwD category, the minimum cut-off will be 10% below the cut-off marks of the GEN category.

Pondicherry University 2021 Admission

The admission into PG/PG Diploma programme will be based on the marks scored in the examination. students, those who want to get admission into the PhD course, are selected based on the marks get in the entrance exam, personal interview & academic records. The common merit list will be prepared by the university as per the entrance exam (70%) and PI & academic records (30%). Direct admission to PhD programme will be offered to the NET/JRF qualified student with fellowships. No separate call letter/select card/ admission information will be sent to the selected or wait-listed students.

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