CENTAC 2020: Seat Allotment (Released), Dates, Cut-Off, Admission

CENTAC 2020CENTAC 2020 Counselling (Mop-up Round) has been started from 22nd February 2021. Merit Score (B.Tech) has been released on 21st February 2021. Its admission is conducted by Centralized Admission Committee, Puducherry. This is a state level admission procedure held to fill the professional degree seats in the colleges that come under the UT of Puducherry. Through this admission process, candidates gets admission in various engineering & pharmacy courses. There is no entrance exam conducted for offering admission in the UG Courses and candidates gets admission based on the scores of 10+2 level. Candidates can check various details like dates, merit list, counselling, etc. of CENTAC 2020 through this article.

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CENTAC 2020 Notifications – Mop Up Counselling Started  (B.Tech)

newiconCENTAC 2020 Mop-up Counselling has been started from 22nd February 2021. Check here for counselling details.

newiconCENTAC 2020 Merit Score for B.Tech has been released on 21st February 2021. Check here for counselling details.

newiconCENTAC 2020 Revised Merit Score for arts & commerce has been released on 20th February 2021. Check here for counselling details.

newiconCENTAC 2020 Seat Allotment for 3rd round has been published on 1st February 2021. Check here for counselling details.

newiconCENTAC 2020 Seat Allotment for 2nd round has been published on 27th January 2021 (B.Arch stream). Check here for counselling details.

newiconCENTAC 2021 Admission will be on the basis of merit or 10+2 level scores. Check complete details regarding CENTAC 2021 here.

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CENTAC 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can check following events & their dates of CENTAC 2020:

Application form release22nd July 2020
Application form submission10th August 2020
Submission of application form (hard copy)10th August 2020
Publication of Merit List15th September 2020
Counselling starts4th November 2020

CENTAC 2020 Merit List

CENTAC 2020 Merit list has been prepared by CENTAC based on which admissions to all courses (except MBBS & BDS) has been provided. The admission is offered on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in 10+2 level.

Based on normalization method, students can be allotted ranks. In case, two candidates gets same rank in the Common Merit List (CML), then inter-se-merit list is prepared in the order of the priority.

CENTAC has released release merit list as draft by giving candidates one or two days to raise objection (if any). The final merit list has been  published after considering the objections of the candidates (if any). Separate merit list has been prepared for Government Quota Seats & Management Quota Seats.

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CENTAC 2020 Cut Off

CENTAC 2020 Counselling

CENTAC 2020 Counselling is done through online mode. CENTAC have all the right to do physical counselling in any round (if needed) including the mop up round. All details of counselling is sent to candidates through SMS, E-mail. Students during counselling rounds have to show certificates for document verification.

Counselling may be done in one or more rounds depending upon the necessity. Candidates have to fill option of courses and colleges and have to submit the counselling fee.

CENTAC 2020 Admission

CENTAC 2020 Admission is done on the basis of scores of NEET in MBBS / BDS courses and 12th level scores for other courses. Candidates are allotted seats on provisional basis. After the provisional allotment will be done, candidates have to download Provisional Allotment Order. If candidates doesn’t report within the given time, provisional allotment will be automatically cancelled.

Candidates have to bring all the following original certificates along with one set of photocopies:

  • 10th & 12th Mark sheet
  • 10th & 12th passing certificate
  • Residence certificate
  • Counselling call letter
  • CENTAC 2020 application form (photocopy)
  • Category Certificate
  • Photo ID proof
  • NEET Scorecard, etc.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Yes, it is necessary to send the hard copy of filled in application form to the authority.

Answer: No, for admission into UG courses no entrance test will be conducted.

Answer: Candidates are offered admission in UG courses through merit scores of 10+2 level.

Answer: Yes, candidates seeking admission for LLB course have to fill separate application form.

Answer: You can upload print out of duplicate mark sheet, until you receive your original mark sheet.

Answer: CENTAC 2020 application form can be filled till 10th August 2020.

Answer: You will get an SMS on your registered no. regarding all details of CENTAC 2020 counselling & admission procedure.

Answer: No, the application form fee is non-refundable.

Answer: Yes, appearing candidates are also eligible to apply for CENTAC 2020.

CENTAC 2020 Reservation

CENTAC 2020 Reservation Criteria for the candidates of U.T. of Puducherry belonging to different categories is described below:

CategoriesReservation Percentage
Vertical Reservation
Open General50%
Other Backward Classes(OBC)11%
Backward Classes Muslim(BCM)2%
Most Backward Classes (MBC)18%
Extreme Backward Classes (EBC)2%
Backward Tribes (BT)1%
Scheduled Castes (SC)16%
Horizontal Reservation
Children/Grand Children of Freedom Fighter (FF)4%
Wards of Ex-Serviceman (EX)1% for MBBS & 3% for all other courses
Person With Disabilities (PWD)3%
Candidates who are Meritorious in Sports (SP)1%

CENTAC 2020 Application Form

Candidates can check the following details regarding CENTAC 2020 Application Form:

  • CENTAC 2020 Application Form can be applied by the candidates through online mode.
  • Candidates who want to apply for LL.B course will have to fill separate application form.
  • No request to modify the details of application form will entertained by the board after submission of form.
  • The application process will consist of steps – Online registration, filling the application form, uploading of images and payment of application fee.
  • Candidates are advised to register through valid Phone number and email ID to get login credentials.
  • After completing the application process, keep one or more print out of the application form for future purpose.
  • Candidates have to send their filled application form to the below address:
    The Coordinate, CENTAC,
    Pondicherry Engineering College,
    Puducherry – 605014.

Documents required for filling the application form are listed below:

    • 10th Mark sheet ( for age proof)
    • 12th Mark sheet
    • Residence Certificate
    • Nationality Certificate
    • Permanent Integrated Certificate
    • Special Category Certificate (if Required)
    • Community Certificate
    • Nativity Certificate
    • Sports Certificate
    • Payment receipt
    • NEET Rank card (Xerox copy)

Application Fee:

Mode of Payment: CENTAC 2020 Application Fee can be paid through online mode. The mode of payment will be through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.

The application fee for different no of courses & categories are as follows:

No. of CoursesGeneral CategorySC/ST Category
For 1 CourseRs.600Rs.300
For 2 CoursesRs.900Rs.450
For 3 CoursesRs.1200Rs.600
For BA LLBRs.600Rs.300

CENTAC 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the following CENTAC 2020 Eligibility Criteria to know if they are eligible:

General Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Candidates seeking admission must be Indian National. Also, the French nationals residing in UT of Puducherry will be treated on par with Indian Nationals and are eligible to apply for all courses.
  • Domicile: Candidates belonging to the UT of Puducherry, must possess domicile certificate.

MBBS/BDS/B.V.Sc. /A.H. /B.P.T Programme:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed 12th /HSC examination conducted by higher secondary examination of Tamil Nadu or any other recognized board.
  • Percentage: Candidates must have scored minimum of 50% marks (40% for OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/BT/SC candidates) in the qualifying exam.
  • Mandatory Subjects: Candidates must have passed the qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biotechnology, Botany or Zoology along with English as mandatory subject.
  • Age Limit: He/ She must be at least 17 years in age as on 31.12.2020. There will be no upper age limit.

B.Tech Programme:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed HSC/ 12th examination from any recognized board.
  • Percentage: Candidates must have scored minimum of 45% marks (40% marks for reserved category candidates)
  • Mandatory Subjects: Candidate must have passed with Physics and Chemistry as the mandatory subjects along with any one from Chemistry/ Biology/ Bio-technology/ Computer Science Subjects.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the last year of qualifying exam are also eligible.
  • Age Limit: He/ She must not be more than 21 years as on 21.07.2020. 3 years of age relaxation will be given to reserved category candidates.

B.Pharm Programme:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed 12th class examination from recognized board.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the 12th level are also eligible.
  • Percentage: Candidates must have secured minimum 45% marks (40% marks for reserved categories) in the qualifying exam.
  • Mandatory Subject: Physics and Chemistry are the mandatory subjects along with any one from Mathematics/ Bio-Technology/ Biology/ Computer Science Subjects in the 12th level to be eligible.
  • Age Limit:
  • Age Limit: He/ She must be at least 17 years in age as on 31.12.2020. There will be no upper age limit.

If you have any query regarding CENTAC 2020, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

Displaying 30 Comments
  1. Sneka.R says:

    BSc,,nursing and parmacy tech. Experienced in science,,,,,.

  2. Keerthana says:

    Sir… When Enginerring selection list will be release? Please tell me sir… And 2nd selection list for art’s and sciences group

  3. Sweatha says:

    Please say about 2 councilling for arts and science and how I apply sir

  4. Sweatha says:

    When 2 councilling start ? How I apply ?

  5. Vaidegi says:

    Not yet recieved mail for counselling in arts and science courses

  6. Varsha says:

    Sir is any possible to get veterinary for general category

  7. Himangini says:

    When is the neet merit list coming out on centac?

  8. Durga kumari says:

    Hlo sir mera bhu me results aa gya hai or counsiling ka date bhi khatm ho gya tab mujhako pta chala pleased mera nam admission kar lijiye

  9. Vamshika says:

    I am from another state we got draft merit list but when do we get main merit list and counseling sir/ma’am

  10. Sarathram says:

    I didn’t get my rank in merit list my number is 52006119

  11. Meenakshi Jha says:

    Sir I will get in neet marks 363 can I get seat in ews quota

  12. Laviyasri says:

    When was the centac non neet counselling starts and when was it ends

  13. GLADYS says:

    When should we apply for Centac MBBS/ BDS through NEET 2020.

  14. Jennifer says:

    I belong to tamilnadu…can I apply for private medical clg in puducherry…what is the fees structure for private medical colleges.

  15. Bharani says:

    Mam/ sir
    I got 9.3 percentage l will get veterinary seat or not in centec

  16. Keerthiga says:

    When will centac counselling startet for non net courses

  17. Bhumika says:

    Abaut admission bsc nursing

  18. Srinivas B says:

    When will ug non neet course councelling started

  19. Ramya says:

    What is the cut off mark for veterinary science

  20. keerthana says:

    how to apply in centac for BVSC course?I find difficulty in applying these?instead of this when i filling my application it doesnt ask what course u have to join?after i filled all my details there is only 2 courses are available law and arts

  21. rajesh says:

    so,after NEET exam we can apply for counseling??

  22. priya says:

    centac application has been opened for BA. LLB. i want to choose only LLB. how to apply?

  23. Kanimozhi.k says:

    How should I apply for LLB? Whethere the application date is closed?

  24. hemalatha says:

    when centac application will be release …? please tell us..kindly requesting

  25. Swarna says:

    When will the centac application will be open?? And is neet necessary for pharmacy??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      No official dates has been released yet for CENTAC. It will be updated in our article when official will announce it.

  26. HARSHAN.R. says:

    What are the documents required for apply UG B.Com/BBA for other state students.

  27. S. Antonysamy says:

    greetings sir/ Madam
    i am looking forward my NEET exam and get admission for MBBS.
    the application form for MBBS by CENTAC 2020 is still not available. when can i get the application form?
    thank you for your guidance.
    with kind regards
    S. Antonysamy

  28. Abirami S says:

    When will we get the centac 2020 application form

  29. Sandya says:

    For a student of Tamil Nadu applying for BVSc through CENTAC, will NEET score be used for ranking, or +2 marks?

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