Pondicherry University 2020 Eligibility, Qualification Criteria for PG & Ph.D.

Pondicherry University Eligibility 2020

Pondicherry University 2020 Eligibility Criteria will vary as per the courses. Pondicherry University was founded in 1985. It is a central university which offers postgraduate, doctoral, integrated and PG diploma courses. The University conducts its own 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 2020.

Pondicherry University 2020 Eligibility

The University provides part-time & full-time Ph.D. programmes in the field of engineering, arts, commerce, science, etc. Candidates should check eligibility before filling Pondicherry University 2020 Application Form. The eligibility criteria for PG, Ph.D. & PG diploma course 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 55% 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 minimum of 55% Marks.
Pass B.Tech (Food Technology / Biotechnology) with at least 2 years of experience in 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 minimum of 55% marks.

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


  • Indian & overseas candidates can apply.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: The basis 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.
CoursesEligibility 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 with a minimum
of 55% of marks.
Biochemistry &
Molecular Biology
Pass Master’s degree in Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology or
in any other related areas with a minimum of 55% of marks.
BiotechnologyPass Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Microbiology/ Veterinary Science/ Zoology or in any other related areas with minimum of 55% marks.
CommercePass Master’s degree in Commerce with a minimum of 55% of marks.
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 with a minimum of 55% of marks.
ChemistryPass Master’s degree in chemistry/Chemical Sciences and any other related areas.
Candidates wishing to apply for the fields of Physical Chemistry should have studied mathematics at +2 level and of 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 with 55% of marks.
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 with a minimum of 55% of marks.
EnglishPass Master’s degree in English with a minimum of 55% of marks.

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

If you have any query about Pondicherry University 2020 Eligibility, you can leave your comments below in the comment box.

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    Is there part time PhD in Sanskrit please. if yes, please guide me with details of admission procedure, last date of application, etc

  2. Ghanashyam Bhoi says:

    Sir please help me.iam pass on 2008 in Pondicherry University. I want a ncte approved certificate from your university. Plz reply

  3. Sanjay kumar says:

    I done my graduation in B.com can i apply MA political science

  4. Shubhashree sahoo says:

    I want to know cut off of molecular biology and Biochemistry paper of pg entrance 2019

  5. Sayani Dutta says:

    Is NET qualification a must in pursuing Ph.D. in Zoology at Pondicherry University?

  6. nivas says:

    when will admission for b tech in pondicherry central university will open

  7. shreya says:

    for admission in msc bioinformatics what is the eligibiliy criteria?

  8. ...lad says:

    is there any ug courses in pondicherry university for 12 passed students?

  9. Bharath says:

    Is it true that for PG biotechnology there is no entrance exam??candidates are selected on basis of JNU??

  10. SOUMITRA GAYEN says:

    Whether a student (s.c.) securing 50 percentage marks in P.G. may apply for the ph.d course??

  11. Your Name...N umamaheswary says:

    I secured 52.5% in MSc English lit could I apply for PhD let me inform

  12. Sanjoop says:

    Can you tell me when will the admission process start for phd (english)
    And how to apply (with jrf)

  13. Suganya. B says:

    Can you please give the for P.hD Entrance exam for syllabus biochemistry.

  14. Shipra says:

    I want previous year entrance test papers for PHD in education of pondicherry university . Plz help

  15. sunishtha rajput says:

    Hey!! I had completed Bsc and I wish to pursue MBA from your university. My concern is do you require any other entrance exams?Like CMAT,CAT etc, or we directly get admission through your university entrance exam?

  16. Mahesh says:

    I had done M.Sc Electronics in 2002 and currently a working professional. Can i join for M-tech Part time or Research , pLease let me know about this if I can join for 2018 admissions.

  17. Chandra mouli says:

    Sir I completed my bsc and my subjects are botany, zoology, chemistry am I eligible to do MSC chemistry in Pondicherry university
    Plz rply as early as possibel

  18. Pallapu venkata Ramanaiah says:

    15/other state quata fill on marks reservation base please denote

  19. Wanbanjop says:

    Is CATorMAT a requisite for mba in international business /human resource management?

  20. Your Name... says:

    my subjects in b.sc are mathematics,electronics,computer science,so am i eligible for writing m.sc physics entrance please answer quickly as soon as possible

  21. tapon kumar sarker says:

    what is the eligibility criteria for MSC in computer science for bangladeshi students.


    Im pursuing my 3rd year in MSc Integrated in Biological Sciences. Am i eligible to apply for MSc Chemistry in Pondicherry University?


    Im in 3rd year of Msc Integrated Biological Sciences ( 5 years course). Am i eligible to apply for MSc Chemistry in Pondicherry University?


    I am right now in 3rd year of Integrated MSc Biological Sciences (5year course) … Am i eligible to apply for Msc Chemistry?

  25. Febin Scaria says:

    Do Pondicherry university accept cat scores or there own entrance exam is mandatory for MBA?

  26. FAYAZ AHMAD says:

    SIR/MADAM,i want to know the intake capcity of phd commerce and prescribed syllabus for same course.

  27. Anju says:

    I’m bsc industrial chemistry graduate. Can I apply in MSC chemistry in Pondicherry university

  28. preeti says:

    Sir, I have qualified ugc net but not jrf .I am eligible to get direct admission or will have to go for the entrance test.

  29. K.M.SHUBHAHARA says:

    Sir. I have finished my B.Sc and B.Ed. Can I apply for M.Sc physics

  30. Deepjyoti says:

    syllabus for pg entrance chemistry

  31. Sureshkumar says:

    Sir I have completed 10th and finished 3 years of diploma and no doing BCA 2 years only so can I eligible for MBA??
    That means I have started 10+3+2

  32. Rajesh says:

    Can i take admission in Msc physics without honors

  33. Daniel says:

    Would it be possible to join M.A course in Pondi University with 40% of the marks in UG course?

  34. swati says:

    is there is any entrance exam for MBA from distance in HR?,
    when we can apply?Last date ?

  35. Rituraj Saurabh says:

    I have completed bachelor’s degree in computer application.whether I can apply for both MBA(Banking Technology) and MCA programmes or not?

  36. Jeras says:

    What is the eligibillty to apply for pg in microbiology for sc/st students

  37. Surendra Kumar Negi says:

    sir, I have to state as under :1)Ihad passed my bachelor degree with English literature.2)I had passed my post graduate degree in Linguistics.Please let me know whether may I do Phd in English ?

  38. Lokey says:

    Hello sir /madam
    am VIT students fnsh my BSc computer science whether iam eligible to put DDE in pondicherry university can u say it am having 60% marks i need to put MBA in DDE…!!

  39. R. Aarthi says:

    Dear Sir/Mam, Now I am studying UG final year(5th sem)my overall percentage is 80% is I am eligible for M. SC computer science in pondicherry university then I want fees structure for M. SC Sir please reply me sir thank you sir

  40. Your Name...Tariq farooq malik says:

    i have completed my graduation with 50% and pg with 60 % can i apply for phd course 2018

  41. Jaikanth says:

    Sir, I have completed Bachelor Mathematics with 45 percentage of mark. Whether I am eligible for taking an MBA from Pondicherry university correspondence course.

    • Zakir Ahmad shekih says:

      Sir,i’m B.sc student..i did my grudation with 52% of marks..am i eligible for M.sc mathematics in pondicherry university..so plzz tell me any one i am eligible or n’t?

  42. t.kalaipriya says:

    Dear sir/madam
    I have completed my Pg in dde in Pondicherry university as I am eligible for m.phil/p.hd in regular course in

  43. Soumya says:

    Aggregate is calculated including the general subjects? or only the hons subject, for admission to Masters course. Please respond. Thank You 🙂

  44. Gouthami says:

    Is there a seperate exam for Pondicherry MBA or cat scores will be considered

  45. Sandhya p k says:

    I passed computer science and engineering with 70% marks and l got 52 rank in pondicherry university entrance examination.And also lam under the obc category. I dont know that lam eligible or not for mtech computer science course at pondicherry university.Please help me.

  46. lipi says:

    Sir plz help me.. I dnt know that I am eligible Or not for biochemistry n molecular biology at pondicherry university as I am passed with bsc with botany honours .I Am also selected in biochemistry n molecular biology entrance of pondicherry university

  47. malik ilyas says:

    dear sir/mam, i want to know the intake capacity of PHD program in computer applications.
    also i want to tell you that i am appearing in MCA last semester,my Grade card will be available in the month of july 2017.
    kindly send me information about can i apply or not.

  48. Aswathy chandrasekar says:

    It was given that the last date of submitting application form as per the given notification is 3rd May.But after registration and logging in,as we move on fill our personal details,it shows that this window is available only between 30th March 2017 to 30th April 2017. What should we do for filling up our personal details.

  49. Rahees says:

    sir, how much is the pass percentage in Bcom is needed for Mcom eligibility?

  50. Danish says:

    sir i complete ba with 48% of marks can i take admission in MA in history

  51. zaid zolain v says:

    I thank the university for helping by giving so much of information…..thank u very much
    ……..and plz help me to get application form directly from the university

  52. vikas kumar says:

    I want to know the MCA entrance syllabus of Pondicherry university 2017 …….plz rply

  53. Prativa poddar says:

    What is eligibility criteria for MSC biotechnology for Nepali candidate and also for national I.e, Indian citizens.

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