Updated On - July 16th 2021, Updated By - Danish


Pondicherry University is a central university in Puducherry, India. Founded in 1985 by the Government of India, the university is a collegiate university with a jurisdiction spread over the Union. It has a good infrastructure for provides the best education quality to every student.

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The University offers a lot of facilities for the candidate such as the Internet in the campus, Library, Hostel, etc. It also provides the scholarship for the ranker student of each department.

University NamePondicherry University
University TypeCentral
Accredited byNCTE, AICTE, NAAC-A
LocationKalapet, Puducherry
RankingsIndia NIRF (2018)- 59
Application ModeOnline & Offline 
Vice-ChancellorProf.Gurmeet Singh
Accommodation Facility For both (Boys & Girls)
Founded In1985
Sports FacilitiesYes
Distance LearningYes
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  • Admission is going to start very soon for session 2021-22.

Pondicherry University Admission 2021-22

University provides many courses at UG and PG levels. The university provides many courses is many subjects like science, commerce, medical and Law. Admission at this university depends on the entrance exam. University conducts the entrance exam at the state level as well as the national level.

Firstly the candidate needs to fill in the application form for the entrance exam. University provides the application form in online mode or offline mode. For the online candidate needs to visit the university website and for the offline form, the candidate needs to download the application form from the university official website and can visit the university campus.

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Pondicherry University Eligibility Criteria

University has the eligibility criteria for admission. If the candidate takes the admission in UG courses then-candidate required the 12th class from a recognized board. If the candidate takes admission in PG courses then-candidate required the  UG courses from a recognized university. 

For Admission in Ph.D.: The university provides the course of Ph.D. in multi-disciplines. the program is provided in full-Time as well as Part-Time(External/Internal)mode.

Candidate must have completed PG degree in relevant discipline from any recognized university at least aggregate the 55% marks secured for admission in Ph.D.

Some of the Main Features

  • University was founded on 16 Oct 1985 and it is the central university.
  • This university is recognized by the University grant commission and accredited by the NAAC with the "A Grade".
  • University has more than 95 affiliated Colleges in this university.
  • University declares the result online on the university official website.
  • The university has the national Digital library. this library has books, a thesis, Audio Lecture, Articles, Manuscripts, and other facilities.
  • This University also provides distance education in all subjects.
  • University also provides other facilities like ad hostel, canteen, mess and other facilities to the students.
  • University also has the guest house for the faculties members and the university's guest. 
  • Hostel: the university has given a separate residential facility for girls and boys. the hostel has all the basic and measure facilities enabled such as 24 hours power supply, and filtered drinking water supply, well-equipped study room, TV Hall and apart from that they provide some indoor games.

Pondicherry University Placement, Kalapet

This university has very good placement scenario. the university has a separate placement cell or its has very active to invited the various companies for placement and almost reputed companies visit on the campus of the university and placed all eligible students. apart from that college also given the internship opportunity to final year students. the internship experience was very useful for their careers.

  • This university provides several interviews and training opportunities for students every year.
  • University placed the students in respective and reported university in the good package.
  • The percentage of the placement is 70% to 80% per year.
  • University also arranges the internship and training for all students.

Top Recruiting Companies in Pondicherry University, Kalapet

  • WIPRO 
  • TCS 


Name of FacultyDesignationDepartment
Dr. Jesurathnam DevarapalliAssistant ProfessorDepartment Of Anthropology
Dr. B.B. MohantyProfessorDepartment Of Sociology
Dr. T. NambirajanProfessorDepartment Of Management Studies
Dr. R. Prabhakara RayaProfessorDepartment Of Management Studies
Dr. P. DhavachelvanProfessorDepartment Of Computer Science
Dr. P.NatarajanProfessorDepartment Of Commerce
Dr. D.LazarAssociate ProfessorDepartment Of Commerce
Dr. Amaresh SamantarayaAssociate ProfessorDepartment Of Economics
Dr. M.RamachandranProfessorDepartment Of Economics
Dr. P. SamundiswaryAssistant ProfessorDepartment Of Electronics Engineering


University provides the scholarship on a merit basis. It provides the scholarship to the toppers of all departments. University also provides the stipend to some students and the amount is the 5000/- month. For higher education, the university also provides the loan facility. the university also has given a good amount of scholarship for meritorious students. and they also advise getting an education loan from the bank. the various nationalized bank provided the education loan with the lowest interest. apart from that the government of central and state also given a good amount of scholarship based on the last qualifying examination or who are studying in any professionals course. 

Approvals and Recognitions

  • University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

Rating of PU

  • Faculty & Course Curriculum - 3.9
  • Crowd & Campus Life - 4.4
  • Value for Money - 4.4
  • Placements - 3.2
  • Infrastructure - 4.4

Award & Ranking 

Ranking:- India NIRF (2018)- 59

Contact Details:

  • Website:- http://www.pondiuni.edu.in
  • Address:- Pondicherry University,
                     Bharat Ratna Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Administrative                             Building 
                     R.V.Nagar, Kalapet,
                     Puducherry – 605014.

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