Pondicherry University Eligibility 2022, Qualification Criteria for PG & PhDPondicherry University Eligibility 2022 is different according to the courses. Pondicherry University was founded in 1985. It is a central university that offers postgraduate, doctoral, integrated and PG diploma courses. The University conducts its admission test called as Pondicherry University Entrance Exam. This exam is conducted for providing admission into the university & its affiliated colleges. Candidates check here to know about Pondicherry University Eligibility 2022.

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Pondicherry University Eligibility 2022

The Pondicherry University provides part-time & full-time PhD programmes in engineering, arts, commerce, science, etc. The Pondicherry university eligibility criteria for PG, PhD & PG diploma courses are given below:

For PG Courses & PG Diploma

CoursesEligibility Criteria
PG Degree Courses:
M.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering)Pass B.Tech/BE degree examination.
Pass MCA degree.
Secure minimum 55% marks.
M.Tech (Electronics and Communication EngineeringPass B.Tech/BE degree examination.
Secure minimum 55% marks.
M.Tech (Network & Internet Engineering)Pass B.Tech/BE degree.
Pass M.Sc degree.
Pass MCA degree.
Secure minimum 55% marks.
M.Tech (Nano Science & Technology/ Green Energy Technology/ Environmental Engineering & Management)Pass B.Tech/BE degree.
Pass M.Sc degree.
Secure minimum 55% marks.
MBA (Banking Technology)Pass Bachelor’s degree.
Pass B.Com degree.
Secure minimum 55% marks.
MBA (Business Administration/ Insurance Management/ International Business/ Tourism)Pass Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
Secure minimum 50% marks.
MCAPass Bachelor’s degree.
Secure minimum 50% marks.
LLMPass 3/5 years LLB/BL degree with not less than 50% marks(45% in case of SC/ ST) in the aggregate.
MAPass Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks.
M.ScPass Bachelor’s degree in respective field with minimum 55% marks.
PG Diploma Courses:
Food Safety and Quality Assurance in Food IndustryPass M.Sc (Food Science and Nutrition / Food Science and Technology / Biotechnology/ Microbiology)
Pass M.Tech (Food Technology / Biotechnology) with a minimum of 55% Marks.
Pass B.Tech (Food Technology / Biotechnology) with at least two years of experience in the Food Industry.
Pass B.Tech (Food Technology) with two-year P.G. Diploma (Food Technology)
Green Energy TechnologyPass BE/B.Tech (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Electronics, Chemical or Biotechnology)
Pass M.Sc (Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Nano-science or Photonics with Chemistry and Mathematics at B.Sc level) with at least 55% marks.
Criminology & Forensic SciencePass Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 55% marks.

For Ph.D Courses (Full Time & Part Time)


  • Indian & overseas candidates can apply.

Qualification Criteria

  • Qualifying Exam: The basis Pondicherry university eligibility criteria for Ph.D courses are qualified Master’s or equivalent degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education (or 10+2+5) from a recognized University.
  • Minimum Marks: Pass the above qualifying exam with 55% marks.
CoursesPondicherry university Eligibility criteria
Banking TechnologyPass MBA (Banking Technology)/ MBA (Finance/ Systems)/M.Com Business Finance/ PGDM of IIMs/ equivalent Management Degree with Banking/ Finance specializations/ ME/ M.Tech (Computer Science/ Information Technology)/ MCA / M.Sc (Computer Science)/ M.Sc (Information Technology)/ other professional degrees such as CA, ICWAI, ACS, CAIIB, etc.
Secure minimum 60% marks.
BioinformaticsPass Master’s degree in Bioinformatics/ Life Sciences/ Computer Science/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Applied Mathematics/ Statistics/ IT & Engineering or any other relevent areas.
Biochemistry &
Molecular Biology
Pass Master’s degree in Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology.
BiotechnologyPass Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Microbiology/ Veterinary Science/ Zoology or in any other related areas.
CommercePass Master’s degree in Commerce.
Computer Science & EngineeringPass ME/ M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering/ Network and Internet Engineering or Information Technology.
MCA/ MS/ M.Sc in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Software Engineering or equivalent.
ChemistryPass Master’s degree in Chemistry/Chemical Sciences and any other related areas.
Candidates wishing to apply for Physical Chemistry should have studied mathematics at +2 level, and theoretical Chemistry should have studied allied mathematics at B.Sc. level. For organic and inorganic chemistry fields, mathematics at +2/B.Sc level is not mandatory.
EducationPass M.Ed/M.Ed. (Elementary Education)/ M.Ed. (Educational Technology)/ M.A. Education with B.Ed / M.Sc Education with B.Ed.
Electronics and Communication EngineeringPass B.E/B.Tech degree followed by ME/M.Tech degree in Electronics/Communication Systems/ Information Technology/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering / other related specializations.
Secure overall minimum 55% marks in aggregate.
Civil EngineeringPass M.E/ M.Tech degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
EnglishPass Master’s degree in English.

Note: Candidates who have qualified for JRF(UGC-NET/CSIR-NET/DBT-BINC) are exempted from the entrance exam. They can apply directly.


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