Pondicherry University 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

Pondicherry University 2020Pondicherry University 2020 offers admission in various PG & doctoral level courses. To provide admission in various PG & Doctoral level programmes, university level entrance test is organized. The admission is offered in the faculty of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering & Technology, Fine Arts, Law, Management and Medicine. Admission will be offered in three campuses of the University with main campus located at Puducherry. In this article, we have provided complete details regarding Pondicherry University 2020 like application, exam dates, pattern, and syllabus, admit card and result etc.

Pondicherry University 2020 Important Dates

The Pondicherry University dates are given in the table below:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Opening of Application FormLast Week of March 2020
Closing of Application Form1st Week of May 2020
Releasing of Admit Card3rd Week of May 2020
Date of ExaminationLast Week of May 2020
Declaration of Result2nd Week of June 2020
Commencement of CounsellingLast Week of June 2020

Pondicherry University 2020 Application Form

Check here are some important details regarding Pondicherry University 2020 Application Form:

  • Applicants can fill their applications form from the first week of April 2020 to first week of May 2020.
  • Candidates have to fill and submit the application form through online mode.
  • Candidates are suggested to fill the application form after going through the complete prospectus released online.
  • The Application process will consist of various steps – Register online, filling the details in the form, uploading the images and other documents and paying the application fee.
  • Candidate has to fill separate application form for each programme if they want to apply for multiple courses.
  • In case of Defense personal , they have to submit the printout of the filled-in application form to the below given address:
    The Assistant Registrar (Academic-Admission),
    Pondicherry University,
    R.V. Nagar, Kalapet, Pondicherry-605014.

Application Fee:

Mode of Payment: Applicants can pay the fee through online or offline mode. The online payment can be made by debit card/credit card/net banking. Offline payment can be made by Bank Challan .

The fee structure for various categories & courses is given below:

CoursesApplication Fee Per Courses






For PGRs.200ExemptedRs.400
For MBARs.500ExemptedRs.1000
For PH.DRs.300ExemptedRs.600
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Pondicherry University 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The Pondicherry University Eligibility Criteria for the Pondicherry University 2020 exam given below for the different courses:

For PG Courses:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate should have passed Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university under 10+2+3 systems.
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidate must have obtained minimum marks of 50% in the qualifying exam.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the last year are also eligible to apply.

For Integrated Courses:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate should have passed their 10+2 level examination from a recognized university.
  • Qualifying Marks: Applying candidate must have secured at least of 50% marks.
  • Appearing: Appearing candidates are also eligible for applying the test.

Ph.D. Courses:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must possess a Master’s degree from a recognized board or university.
  • Minimum Marks: He/she should have scored minimum 50% marks in master degree level.

Pondicherry University 2020 Exam Pattern

The Pondicherry University Exam pattern is given below:

  • Mode of Exam: The entrance exam will be conducted through Online CBT mode.
  • Number of Questions: There will be total of 100 questions in the exam paper.
  • Time Duration: Total of 120 minutes will be given to complete the paper.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper will contain multiple choice type questions.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 4 marks will be provided. 1 mark of negative marking will be done for each incorrect answer.

Check in the below table the distribution of questions and sections for various courses:

CoursesSections Questions
For MBAEnglish Comprehension20
Quantitative Aptitude20
Test of Reasoning20
Data Interpretation20
General Awareness20
For M.Com Business Finance/ M.Com Accounting and TaxationAccounting, Banking, Organization, Costing, Statics, Business Economics etc.80
English and Test Reasoning20
For M.A. Mass CommunicationEnglish and Reasoning20
Media, Media Laws and Society, Communication & Society, Media History, Media Current Affairs, Visual Communication & Aesthetics, Journalism80
M.Sc. in Bio Chemistry & Molecular BiologyEnglish and Reasoning20
Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics & allied areas. (B.Sc level)80

Pondicherry University 2020 Syllabus

The Syllabus of Pondicherry University 2020 entrance exam will be made available online for various provided courses. Students can check the complete topics for PG courses from the prospectus.

For M.A.Tamil:

The Syllabus will consist of various topics from the Tamil Language and Literature, English and Reasoning.

For MBA:

The Syllabus will consist of various topics from the English Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, General Reasoning, Data Interpretation, General Awareness etc.

For M.Com (Business Finance/  M.Com. Accounting and Taxation):

The syllabus will consist of various topics from the Accounting, Banking, Organization, Costing, Statics and Business Economics sections.

For M.Sc. (Chemistry):

The syllabus will consist of various topics from the English, Reasoning, Chemistry, Maths and Physics.

Pondicherry University 2020 Preparation Tips

Check below some preparation tips that candidates can follow in order to perform well in the test of Pondicherry University 2020:

  • Start with basic topics. Make sure to clear your basic concept of the subjects.
  • Motivation and planning must be included in the preparation .
  • Solve mock test and sample papers regularly.
  • You may also take some help from online lectures and mobile apps for preparation.
  • Avoid learning new topics at the last moment.
  • Mark the question that you feel important and tough.
  • Have to improve faith in yourself.

Exam Centers

Ahmadabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Chennai, Cuttack, Hyderabad, Karaikal, Itanagar, Mumbai, Mangalore, New Delhi, Patna, Palayamkottai, Ranchi, Pune, Srinagar(J&K) etc.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The application form of Pondicherry University 2020 will be released in the last week of March 2020.
Answer: The Pondicherry University 2020 examination will be conducted through online mode.
Answer: Yes, out of total 15% will be reserved for SC;7.5% for ST;27% for OBC NCL;5% for PwD and 25% for candidates of Puducherry UT.
Answer: No, candidate has to fill the separate application form for each programme.
Answer: The time duration for Pondicherry University 2020 entrance test will be of 120 minutes.
Answer: No, the admission will be only through the entrance exam.
Answer: Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Pondicherry University 2020 Admit Card

The Admit card of Pondicherry University 2020 will be released after completion of registrations. The admit card will be release in the third week of May 2020 before beginning of entrance exam for various streams.

Candidate who have successfully submitted their admission form within the time frame will be able to download their admit card. Admit card will contain details of exam schedule, centre details, date, candidate’s name and roll numbers, etc.

Pondicherry University 2020 Result

Pondicherry University 2020 Result will be released on the second week of June 2020. The result will be announced through the online mode.

Candidate can check their result by entering their application number and date of birth.  After the announcement of the result, the separate merit list will be prepared for PG and Ph.D programmes on the basis of the marks obtained in the exam.

Pondicherry University 2020 Cut Off

The Pondicherry University 2020 Cut Off is the minimum marks which candidates are required to score in the examination to get admission into their choice of courses.

To get admission into Ph.D. course, the minimum cut-off for the General candidates will be ½ of the average marks secured in the test in the respective subjects.

For the OBC/SC/ST/PwD category, the minimum cut-off will be 10% below the decided cut-off marks of the General candidates.

Pondicherry University 2020 Counselling

Candidates have to register for Pondicherry University 2020 Counselling through online mode after successfully clearing the entrance exam.

The qualified students will be called for the counselling according to their preferences of streams and rank secured in the entrance exam.  GD & PI Rounds will be also organized to provide admission into LLM, MBA and various other courses.

For any other query regarding Pondicherry University 2020, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

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  1. neha says:

    sir/mam i m staying andaman how can i attend the exam.. any centre avaliable in andaman

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